This post began in my head earlier this morning with a list about Mondays, but as the day progressed and this thought popped up during my Pinterest browsing, I think I'm taking a different approach. Maybe I'll change the title, but probably not. It's still Monday, that fresh start, and after a day in the dumps yesterday (which stunk because it was probably the prettiest TX day we'll have all year!), I need the refreshment in my head. So let's wander through a few "things" going on around here lately.
BUT... I Have: Protein-filled leftovers that don't involve too much time in the kitchen! And I have a little guy full of personality with which to have lunch. And I have fertility options and guidance in helping me figure it all out. And the combination of plain Greek yogurt and buffalo chicken sauce is quite tasty after all.
Want: How great would it be perfect at this whole mother gig and never do things like show up to Stride Rite thinking maybe your child's foot grew which would explain the funny little walk he's been strutting. Cue the mom guilt when he's measuring about a size and a half larger than the shoe size he was wearing.
BUT... I Have: I AM good enough at what I do that I noticed something was up with his walking and thought through what was going on. I took action today after our Little Gym class and bam! hit a sale at Stride Rite for some new kicks!
Want: It would be so nice for the desires of my heart to be met, maybe, like yesterday. We're talking being pregnant here of course. The plan I'm on now includes acupuncture, changes to my diet, and some supplements and herbs. Some days I just don't feel like the waiting or dealing with the yo-yo of emotions each month. Most days I feel like there are so many things I can control, fix, and do, but this is just not one of them.
BUT... I Have: There is no doubt in my mind that God placed these desires in my heart with His own perfect hands, but He's also mapped their fruition out with His own perfect timing. I believe this whole-heartedly, and while some days I find myself struggling more than others, I know that He will work wonders. I also do have options and the blessing to be proactive, and we will do what we can.
Want: Babies! Lots of them! Now!
BUT... I Have: This face, this heart, this wonderful little boy who:
learned how to say "two" and could not be more proud! Who cares that he never really got the fact that he was, technically is, one!
Who loves playing in Momma's bed and occasionally sits still enough for some reading.
Who adores all things "copter" and has a talented Daddy who can draw life size driveway helicopters complete with a control panel and pilot's seat.
Who takes great self portraits don't you think?
Yep, it's Monday, and I want so much, but indeed, there is so much already surrounding me.