Saturday, April 11, 2009

Texas Rangers Opening Day

We had so much fun at the baseball game on Monday. I'm so glad this is something we got to do together, especially since Travis has always wanted to attend Rangers Opening Day.

My gorgeous husband on game day. Check out those baby blues!

Former President George W. Bush threw out the first pitch.

My very happy husband. He loves baseball!!!

As usual, I was running late and couldn't find any of my Texas Rangers T-shirts (I have at least six!), so I grabbed my Southern Maryland Blue Crabs T-shirt. I wasn't really worried that anyone would even see it since it never occurred to me that I'd take off my sweatshirt or unwrap from my blanket. It was freezing and very windy outside ... except, of course, at our seats where the wind was completely blocked! We were burning up and actually got sunburns. Next time I'll make sure to wear one of my Rangers T-shirts!

Travis wearing the "right" T-shirt.

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

It's been a long time ...

I haven't felt like blogging at all. :( I miss being excited about writing and photography. I'm ready to start feeling "normal" again ... whatever that is.

My back is doing better. It's probably about 75% better than it was last week. I go back to the doctor next Tuesday, and he'll determine if I need another epidural or if we can move on to physical therapy. I'm anxious to see what he thinks about my progress.

We decided to extend the Biggest Loser competition at work for another three months. We'll now finish on June 30. So far I've lost 32 pounds! I'm excited about it ... but it's been difficult to stay on track the last few weeks. Whenever I feel crappy I just want comfort food! The good thing is that I've still lost some weight despite not eating as well as I had been. Now that I'm feeling better, it will be easier to make dinner and not eat out so much. And hopefully I can start working out again. I noticed the other day that when I waved at someone my arm kept jiggling well after I had stopped waving. Was that too much information? Oh well! It will motivate me to go to the gym once I'm feeling better.

I surprised Travis last Friday night with tickets to a Texas Rangers pre-season game in Frisco. We had a really good time even though it was freezing outside. The Rough Riders Ballpark in Frisco is so nice! If you like baseball, take your family out there one night this summer. It's so much fun and great for families. Plus, every Friday night they have fireworks.

On Monday, we went to the Rangers home opener at The Ballpark. It was so much fun! Travis had not been to Opening Day before, and he was so excited. George Dubbya was there to throw out the first pitch, which was a strike! It was FREEZING cold outside with strong winds, but our seats blocked the wind, and we ended up hot all day and came home with sunburns. The Rangers won ... in fact, they won again tonight, so they're 2-0 so far! I'll post some pictures from the game soon.

Lastly ... we are still waiting to get final word on our closing date for our new house. As soon as we find out, we'll let everyone know. If you want to help us move (and you know you do!), mark April 25 on your calendar. That's the day we're hoping to move. :)

I'll try to be better about posting more often. Now that I'm feeling better, it will be easier. Thank you all for your prayers. I've felt every one of them!