Life At Korthuis Manor

Life At Korthuis Manor
Captain Randy and his First Mate!

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Happy Thanksgiving!

Today, I reflect on the last seven months.  The hills and the valleys - and I am grateful!  Not just for answered prayers and miracles, but I am more thankful that God NEVER left our side.  He was there walking beside us, giving us peace, wisdom, provision of a place to stay, friends who were a blessing, Dr's who were very good at what they do, and reminding us of HIS Sovereignty. It has been 7 months and 2 days since Nathan's accident, and he is doing GREAT!  He is working out daily at the gym, he is only 5 pounds down from the day of the accident.  His muscle mass is building and he looks awesome!  He still has a prominent limp and a couple fingers on his right hand that don't work so great - but this all pales in comparison to the fact that he is ALIVE!  Thank you, sincerely, for praying for us and following his story.  I know God has great things planned for him!

Last night we sat down at the table as a complete FAMILY.  All 5 of us!  Brandon had made it over the pass and was home.  When we sat down I just kept grinning - my family thought I was nuts - but I was absolutely giddy!

Happy Thanksgiving to all of you!  Today - enjoy your families, and be thankful for the fact that God never leaves our sides!           

Yesterday Max and I were having a chat about overindulgence this holiday season.  So we both weighed in................................
We both decided we could have some self-control.................we chatted about how uncomfortable it is to lounge around in the evening with all that fat just hanging around your middle..............
One of my BFF's has decided to start walking daily - she is unwavering in her decision - she doesn't miss a day - not even in the horrid pouring rain!  I am so proud of her!!  Max and I decided we need to join the band wagon.  Max has more determination than me - I wouldn't go out this morning, but he stuck to his guns and headed out..................(can't you just hear the theme from Rocky inserted here?!)  
 If you go by percentage of body weight to lose - I win hands down!  I need to lose about 5% of my body weight and Max needs to lose about 10%. I need to open the pantry less and move more, Max needs to quit licking the floor.  Pretty basic for both of us!

1 comment:

Musicmom-Amy said...

It truly is a blessing when we have all our children at one table. Especially sweet for you and Randy.

And if you have fat around your middle, then I'm obese :P (which I think the Dr.'s put me in that category anyway)