12 December 2011

The Trade

This semester was really difficult for Tyson, especially after his surgery. We made a deal: I focus on helping him get caught up, leave the house alone, and he would help me clean...and by help, he meant pretty much do it. We got him caught up by Thursday and I awaited his end of the deal to be fulfilled.The whole weekend passed and I wasn't feeling very happy with how this deal had gone down. 
Last night I got really sick. I was up until 3 or 4 in the morning just feeling ill. I finally got to sleep but was up again at 8 to feed William and get ready for work. Work was tough since I wasn't feeling well plus I wasn't looking forward to coming home to a messy apartment. My dear, sweet husband  was mopping the kitchen when I got home. He had finished decorating our Christmas tree and our apartment. He had done all the dishes, laundry, vacuuming, and he even cleaned the stove! Our apartment looked so beautiful, and I was so tired, I gave him a big hug and cried a little bit. Our home felt like our home again. I'm so lucky to have a husband who does wonderful things for me, like cleaning our apartment. 

Appendix and Smiles

Tyson had his appendix removed Sunday, November 13. His appendix had formed stones, which is a very rare condition. He was in the hospital for two days. Luckily, we were in Ogden when it happened so Tyson's parents could help us watch William. Tyson's surgery went well. During surgery he bled into his abdomen wall and a hematoma formed at the site.
We were gone for a long time. I am blessed with a very understanding boss who was not mad at me for missing so much work. I'm making it up by working during Christmas break. I admit that I enjoyed the time with William. He's getting so big and we spent a lot of time together.
We got back to Provo the day before Thanksgiving so I could work on day in that pay period. Tyson wasn't well enough to go to class but he still had to meet with his professors so he brought William to visit me at work.

I am waiting for pictures from my mom to add to my post about Thanksgiving and William's blessing. Needless to say, this semester has been super rough for our little family. We've been tried and tested but our families have helped us out so much. Tyson and I feel like we've grown closer together and stronger as a couple. We finally have our cars back, Tyson is feeling better, and he got all caught up on his homework before finals. We're looking forward to the break from school to just work, relax, clean our apartment, and enjoy our time together.

Au Naturale Hair

After almost five years, I am back to my natural hair color. I highlighted my hair for the first time EVER my freshman year of college. My sister-in-law just graduated from cosmetology school and she graciously helped me dye my hair back to brown. I like my hair this color! What do you think?

Halloween with the Little Monster

For Halloween we went to Tyson's parent's house. We all dressed up, had great food, and his parents hid bags of candy outside around the house. Father-in-law hid out there too and we had to go walk around in the dark and wait to be scared by him. We watched Goosebumps too! Oh, the '90s. We had a great time.

Then, we had our own party with some of our friends. We made chili, pumpkin face cookies, and homemade rootbeer with dry ice. We had a ton of fun.