Thursday, July 30, 2009

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince Review


Having read all the Harry Potter books and finding something wrong with all the other movies, I must say I really liked this movie. I can always tell a good movie when I take my kids, if they sit through the whole thing without having to use the bathroom then it has kept their attention.. It felt like it took 5 movies to get this one right and even though it was not exactly like the book, they took a new comical approach that made it a great movie. This movie was 2 hours and 45 minutes which has been the longest Harry Potter movie so far and I myself sat through it without walking out and I would recommend it to anyone who is a Harry Potter fan. I will also be buying this on DVD and look forward to the next movie, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. This next movie will sum up the ending of this movie and I heard it is two movies long. Should be interesting to see how they fit it all in.

The Night of the Museum 2 Review


Being a huge fan of the first movie, I was so excited when I saw that they had made a second movie. I was sure it was going to be as good as the first and I was so disappointed when it wasn't. Don't get me wrong it was a good movie, it just wasn't as good as the first. Most sequels are not as good as the first but I was certain with the cast in this movie they couldn't make it anything but superb. There were some funny parts in it and the moral of the story was cute but I could have waited to see this when it came out on DVD. I liked the new characters they put in, like the balloon dog, Einstein, and Abraham Lincoln. The cherubs were so cute singing the Jonas Brothers songs. My eldest daughter who is a Jonas Brother Junkie, says that was the best part of the movie. If your looking for a good family film, you cant go wrong with this movie but if your looking for it to be as good as the first, I would wait and get it on DVD.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

3 Stretchy Bangle Bracelet Giveaway Ends 8/14 CLOSED

These stretchy Bangle bracelets are so cool. I am looking forward to giving these away to a lucky winner. Remember my goal is to make people aware of the world wide spread of hunger that kills little children everyday. A lot of my last entries said how easy it is to sponsor a family at world vision and how a goat is one of the simple ways to make a difference in someones life. We take for granted the little things, like how easy it is for most Americans to go out and buy a goat but for these people its a life changing purchase that they don't have the means to make. Visit World Vision and see what kind of difference you can make.
The winner will receive three beautiful silver plated stretchy bangles that are easy to fit with an incredible comfort design.

MAIN ENTRY: (2) parts - Follow my blog publicly and visit World Vision. Come back and comment on something you learned about poverty. It can be something you did not know before or something you would like other readers to know. ( If these two parts are not done then your entry will be deleted.)

For Extra Entries:

1 Extra Entry: Follow me on Twitter and Retweet this giveaway: You can copy and paste this
Starbucks Basket Giveaway to fight Poverty Enter now @http://roxy-littlelovebugs.blogspot.com/ ( You can tweet this up to 2 times a day for 2 total extra entries per day) Make sure you leave your twitter url and the times you tweeted..

1 Extra Entry: Subscribe to this blog by email

1 Extra Entry: Follow me on Facebook

1 Extra Entry: Read my Book Review on "The Hole in our Gospel" and comment back telling what you think of my first Review

1 Extra Entries: Enter into a giveaway at Angies Blog - My Four Monkeys , Because Mom Said So and Sham Looking for a Deal and comment back here telling me which giveaways you entered.

1 Extra Entry: Grab my Button and place on your blog- Be sure to leave the link to your blog so I can see where you put it

5 Extra Etries: for telling friends about this giveaway- Email five friends and the CC: me at Bm1carson@gmail.com

5 Extra Entries: Blog about this giveaway and be sure to leave the link to where you blogged

10 Extra Entries: Become a World Vision Sponsor or make a donation to fight world hunger

5 Extra Entries: Purchase the Book "The Hole in our Gospel" By Richard Sterns the President of World Vision.

Thank you so much to all my readers and thank you for sharing in my life. All your comments are loved weather they be just from the heart or comments entered into the giveaway.

The winner will be notified by Email so please remember to leave your email address in each entry so that I will be able to contact you. The winner must respond in 48 hours or another number will be drawn. You must be 18 years of age to enter into any giveaway here on this blog.

Also note that the Main Entry is the only Entry needed to win this giveaway and it must be completed in both parts. Any Extra entries are available but not mandatory.

I thank you for entering into this giveaway and hope you will help World Vision in the Fight to end World Hunger.

Good Luck and God Bless

5 Attitude Onsie Giveaway - Ends 8/14 CLOSED


Glitter Text Generator



This giveaway is going to be so much fun. Again I am trying to bring awareness to the hungry of the world, not just in the United States. Now that it takes only a mere few hours to get to other countries we can not say that they are not in our reach for help. They are our neighbors and the fact remains that children are dying of hunger. Here is a fact for you: there is enough food produced to feed the world! So I ask why are there hungry kids and kids dying of hunger? I cant imagine my own child crying at my feet because she is hungry and the heartache of the parents who has to say, "I'm sorry we have no food!" No person should ever go hungry especially little kids who have no control and each one of us has the power to make a difference, and it starts with you. I hope everyone who comes to this giveaway will choose to enter to win and spread the word so that we as the "HUMAN RACE" can change the changeable... Remember to read through the entry rules and get as many entries as you can.
You will be able to choose from the boys or the girls onesies and you will be able to pick your size. These onesies come in two sizes - 3-6 months and 6-9 months and what an awesome baby shower gift for someone or an addition to your babies wardrobe. Each onsie has its own attitude saying for either boys or girls and these onsies are sooo cute.

MAIN ENTRY: (2) parts - Follow my blog publicly and visit World Vision. Come back and comment on something you learned about poverty. It can be something you did not know before or something you would like other readers to know. ( If these two parts are not done then your entry will be deleted.)

For Extra Entries:

1 Extra Entry: Follow me on Twitter and Retweet this giveaway: You can copy and paste this
Starbucks Basket Giveaway to fight Poverty Enter now @http://roxy-littlelovebugs.blogspot.com/ ( You can tweet this up to 2 times a day for 2 total extra entries per day) Make sure you leave your twitter url and the times you tweeted..

1 Extra Entry: Subscribe to this blog by email

1 Extra Entry: Follow me on Facebook

1 Extra Entry: Read my Book Review on "The Hole in our Gospel" and comment back telling what you think of my first Review

1 Extra Entries: Enter into a giveaway at Angies Blog - My Four Monkeys , Because Mom Said So and Sham Looking for a Deal and comment back here telling me which giveaways you entered.

1 Extra Entry: Grab my Button and place on your blog- Be sure to leave the link to your blog so I can see where you put it

5 Extra Etries: for telling friends about this giveaway- Email five friends and the CC: me at Bm1carson@gmail.com

5 Extra Entries: Blog about this giveaway and be sure to leave the link to where you blogged

10 Extra Entries: Become a World Vision Sponsor or make a donation to fight world hunger

5 Extra Entries: Purchase the Book "The Hole in our Gospel" By Richard Sterns the President of World Vision.

Thank you so much to all my readers and thank you for sharing in my life. All your comments are loved weather they be just from the heart or comments entered into the giveaway.

The winner will be notified by Email so please remember to leave your email address in each entry so that I will be able to contact you. The winner must respond in 48 hours or another number will be drawn. You must be 18 years of age to enter into any giveaway here on this blog.

Also note that the Main Entry is the only Entry needed to win this giveaway and it must be completed in both parts. Any Extra entries are available but not mandatory.

I thank you for entering into this giveaway and hope you will help World Vision in the Fight to end World Hunger.

Good Luck and God Bless

WE HAVE WINNERS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

We have a winner for the three giveaways and I am so thankful to all of you that entered. This is a great cause and I hope we can all fight together to stop world hunger. There is no reason "any" child should go hungry.

The Hole In Our Gospel - WINNER IS:

NotQuitePhotoJenic- Jen : Congratulations..I will be emailing you shortly

Jen Had several fantastic insights to world poverty and this is one of them:

NotQuitePhotoJENic said... "10 percent of the population in the United States lives below the poverty line"

I wanted to read more about Hunger in the US. We are always hearing about how "we" can help other nations and their hungry. It is rare that you hear about those in our "backyard".

Thank you Jen for being so inspirational to the rest of us.. God Bless and I hope you love reading this book as much as I did.

Making Memories Basket - WINNER IS:


Coriwetphal - Congratulations I will be emailing you shortly

Coriwetphal also had a great insight to helping out others that are in need and this is what she said:

coriwestphal said... I learned that it's SO easy to help! A super simple way to help, as we do our school shopping this year, is to put together a few extra school supplies in a kit for children here at home or in another country. Seems pretty easy to throw a couple extra boxes of crayons in your cart, doesn't it.

Thank you Coriwetphal for entering into this giveaway and I hope you make many memories with your family. God Bless

Starbucks Basket Giveaway - WINNER IS:

throuthehaze - Congratulations I will be emailing you shortly

throuthehaze said... follower
i learned that intense fighting between militant groups and Pakistani forces has driven nearly three million children and their families from their homes.

Thank you throuthehaze for entering into this giveaway and if you love Starbucks as much as I do then you are going to love this basket. God Bless

The greatest thing about doing these giveaways was to see that even though we know that there are people starving all over the world, we tend to forget that when we live out daily lives. This was a great way for those of us to know that even though we know they are starving there is a lot more behind the scenes and it doesn't take much to make a difference. I hope you all will join in again in the next giveaways to help fight world hunger.
THANK YOU EVERYONE...

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Check this out...


Okay, Here is a fellow blogger breaking into the giveaway business and she needs some entries. I personally know how hard this business, hobby, ect. can be and I myself have run into my own bumps along the way. I got my Blogging Angel when I found My Four Monkeys, without her help I would have never gotten as far as I did so I hope you all will head on over and join her giveaway.

Sham looking for a Deal

Monday, July 27, 2009

Continued: Harry Potter to the Hospital

So I left off with my friend Beverly telling me to go ask one of my husbands crew from the Coast Guard to help me out. This was of course embarrassing to have to ask my husbands work to help me out but I did and the little gentleman that helped me out was so sweet I wanted to squeeze his cheeks till his face popped. Any way, he now tries to pull the gas can out of the gas tank and becomes just as baffled as I was about how this gas can got stuck in the first place. I mean who do you even call in a situation like this? Its not like they have a 1-800 service for gas cans stuck in gas tanks...So the little guy runs back to the station to grab a butter knife to hopefully pry out the nozzle but after a few attempts at this it fails and I am running through my head who in the heck do you call for something like this?.. He says to me, I think I need something smaller to fit in to the hole and so I recommended a toothpick. My daughter ran to Beverly's to fetch a toothpick after she let me know that she would like to do a cheer for me with the letters "D" "U" "M" "B".. I couldn't help but laugh because she has a crazy sense of humor like myself but I told her she was lucky at this moment that she decided to keep her cheer to herself..lol
She returned with a plastic toothpick and the little gentleman was able to pry the can out of the tank with this little green toothpick. I held the toothpick in my hands and shouted in the air like a Frankenstein movie "I'm a GENIUS.." And then I petted the toothpick saying " I love you Little Toothpick" You can only make jokes in a situation like this because what really is the point of getting angry. There is not one, you make do with what you are dealt and roll with the punches. I believe every hard moment is just another chance to make yourself stronger and make the adventure more fun.
I hugged the Coast Guard Boy with a huge bear hug saying "THANK YOU" a few times. You should have seen his face. I know he wasn't quite sure if his boss's wife should be hugging him..lol
This day and the few days after turned out to be very trying as my husband returned home from surgery with a Stent in his Kidney and as the next few days proved to be trying. I gritted my teeth and hung in there hoping my husband would start feeling better because if I had to deal with his crankiness for much longer, I would have gotten a motel.
I'm sorry but I have five kids and it seems every time your husband gets sick he becomes another child, depending on me for his every need. I'm not complaining about being needed by him but I know when I get sick, he still has to go to work and I still have to get out of bed and take care of everything.
For instance, I sprained my ankle on my second daughters 4th birthday and it swelled ten times its normal size. They half casted it and sent me home, but what seemed to amaze me was that even though I couldn't walk my husband couldn't get the time off to take care of me. I had a 7,4 and 1 year old plus a brand new baby who was only 3 months old. I ended up taking the cast off, bringing in a wagon so that I could push my self down the hall in the wagon while carrying my new baby. It was insane, and that was another one of those moments I didn't think I was going to make it through with a full head of hair intact.
So, my husband had his Stent removed and he returned back to work this morning. Thank you God, it was defiantly scary there for a while but I am so blessed that he had a great recovery.

Friday, July 24, 2009

Up coming Review For Annloren Boutique Girls Clothing

Annloren's Boutique Girl Clothing
Upcoming Review.
I am so excited to announce this upcoming review.
Annloren has been gracious enough to allow me to try out their clothing line for little girls and review about it right here.
Stay tuned for more info on this review and be sure to check in at Annloren's Clothing Boutique.

Tarabelle's
Store Review

I recently won a gift card to Tarabelle's and was delighted at the selection and great service I received. Being a Ebay member myself, I know how important it is to get out the merchandise quickly. I received the items I ordered in record time and in perfect condition.





These are the two skirts I ordered and if you are a Gymboree fan you know how expensive it can be to
purchase a wardrobe from them. Tarabelle's has one of the largest selections I have come by with over 3000 items to choose from and with prices you cant beat. Having five girls to shop for this school year is one of my biggest concerns as a mother. You want your kids to be dressed well and with this many kids, its going to be hard.
I will be using Tarabelle's Store to do more shopping for my girls this school year. Her prices are way below the price you would spend in store and if your looking for customer service that is genuine and kind, then this is defiantly the place to shop. I am not joking when I tell you I received my items in two days after ordering them and I am so impatient when I order things in the mail. I cant wait for them to come and when these Items showed up on my front porch without me having to ask where is the stuff I ordered, I knew this would be my hot spot this school season. Tarabelle's has over 5000 feedback received and holds a power seller status with 100% positive feedback. In the Ebay world this is a perfect score and you cant get better service and product then this. I hope you will all visit Tarabelle's after reading this review and hopefully comment back on some of the awesome things you found in her store.
Thank You Tarabelle's for the wonderful products and fantastic customer care..
Click on any Tarabelle's marked in red to be redirected to the store.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Up coming book review "What He Really is thinking?"

Okay, here goes...
I am going to try and find out what Men are thinking.. We already know what they are thinking "NOTHING" but on a serious note I will be reviewing the book
What's He Really Thinking?
By Paula Rinehart

I am kind of intrigued to find out what Paula has to say about men and what they are thinking. I wonder if it is any different then what I have already learned about men in my 32 years of life..lol

So stay tuned to find out what I learned and how this book may be able to help others in their relationships with the opposite sex..

Harry Potter to the Hospital

This week has been one of those weeks that fly by and you wonder how you made it through it without a mental breakdown. It was crazy from the get go, and still the drama replays over and over in my head like a bad movie flick.
So let me tell you how it started and hold on to your seats because its a wild roller coaster of fun, laughter, sarcasm and tears..AHHHHH
Let me tell you about the weekend before first when we went and saw "The Night at the Museum." I will be doing a review on this movie as well.. Any way, when we were at the movie theatre we saw this huge display of the new movie 2012 where the scene was a huge city sinking into the ocean.. As a christian I know that the world is not going to end on December 21st 2012 because Jesus says, I will come like a thief in the night, no one will know the day nor the hour. If you think about what Jesus says here its pretty clear that he didn't say that the world is going to end December 21,2012 but this is a good scare tactic to get the world scared enough to go out and buy stuff they don't need to prepare for the end of the world. Example: Remember the Y2K when the end of the world was suppose to happen in the year 2000.
So my husband was raised in a family that believes Jesus does not exist and mocks who ever says any different. My husband new nothing about Jesus until he met me and the journey to his salvation has been a long one even though every step has been in progress.
Because of this movie display for 2012 my husband gets scared and worries that he will have to watch his children die in a huge massive wave, "Being in the Coast Guard and driving boat in 40 foot seas, you can imagine how scary this looked to him.
To make a longer story short, My husband said the sinners prayer and became saved last weekend. Now his mission is to take this short life we have and make it count, he wants to spend every moment enjoying the little moments instead of waiting for the next big moment.
Now every Sunday we will be going to see a movie together as a family and this weekend he had planned the whole weekend out. Saturday we would go see Harry Potter ( I will be reviewing this movie as well) then Saturday night we were going to a pirate party on the docks with some friends he knows through work and finally Sunday we would be going to Fenway Park for a tour put on by the USO a military sponsored program.
So Monday after this wonderful weekend spent with my family my husband calls and says he is on his way home from a meeting but isn't feeling well. For those of you that remember my last post when my husband was in the hospital for Kidney stones, It was just the beginning for the quake.
My daughter Ryann is going to home to stay with my mom for a few weeks and she leaves on Tuesday, so after my husband got home I took her to the store to get what she needed for the flight home. I was gone longer then I wanted to be and when I walked in the door I found my husband on the bathroom floor shaking, sweating and vomiting.
I dropped everything and ran in the bathroom to him and found him in a state of shock. I had to quickly change him out of his uniform into civilian clothing and call 911.
They rushed him to the hospital and I got my girls dressed and out the door driving to the hospital not far behind the ambulance.
My crazy neighbor who lives in the church next door had my oldest daughter with her so I had to leave a note telling them where I went. The reason we call her the crazy lady who lives in the church is because she is just like me, Doesn't fit in with the norm, loves to laugh and doesn't attend the PTA...HA
Any who, when I arrived at the hospital my husband was worse then when I just saw him 30 minutes prior. I actually thought that he was going to die that night and I watch as he became colder, pale and shaking uncontrollably.
There was a moment that I thought I couldn't stand there and watch this anymore, I didn't want to watch my husband die and I had seen death enough to know I didn't want to see it again.
Thank goodness he had said that he wanted to sleep and I took the girls home to feed them and check in on Destiny who was still with the crazy lady next door.. By the way her name is Beverly and I love her dearly..
When I got to Beverly's her and her husband had made us dinner so that I wouldn't have to cook. She then told me that she would take Ryann to the airport in the morning for me, which was now a great weight lifted off my shoulders. I didn't know how I was going to get everything done by myself and get back to the hospital. My husband called and told me that they were admitting him and that he would be going in for surgery in the morning. Yeah me, now you can imagine what a wreck I was.
I decided to stay home with the girls and return in the morning for his surgery. Okay now here is where it gets comical. Beverly shows up at 6 in the morning to take Ryann to the airport for me and when I went outside I saw a car that was not hers. I said, who's car is that...?
She said, that's my Lemo!
What...Are you serious I responded..
Yep, I'm not driving to the airport in this weather.. Which it was raining..
She is so funny, she makes me laugh. She treated my oldest two daughters to a lemo ride to the airport.
After waiting to hear from my husband she had returned with my oldest Daughter and I had been getting ready to go to the hospital. I drove my car next door and parked on the hill so I could thank her for taking them to airport for me.
When I returned to my car Destiny had turned it off so she could run to the bathroom before we left and when I got back in and started it, it wouldn't start. OH MY GOODNESS are you serious...
My car had run out of gas and now I was standing in the rain with a small can of gas we use for the lawn mower.
All I needed was enough to get it started and make it to the gas station. It was because I was sitting on the hill and all the little gas I did have had sat in the front of the tank not allowing it to disperse through the lines.
SOOOO, I go to pull the gas can out of the tank and it is now stuck. OH MY GOODNESS AGAIN,
It would not come out at all and I looked up into the sky and started laughing hysterically on the verge of breaking down into a fit of tears..
I had never run into a scenario like this so I had no idea who to even call about a gas can stuck in my gas tank. Beverly comes out of her house and looks at me and then looks at the tank, then looking back at me again.
She says, I don't know what to tell you, I cant help you and I have no one here that can help. She then said run to the coast guard station and get one of the guys to help.
Normally, I don't like asking guys for help because their is not much a guy can do that I cant do as well, and under the circumstances I had to swallow my pride and go ask for help.
I have to go for a little bit but I will be back with the rest of the story..
Besides its getting a little long
TO BE CONTINUED.....

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Shark Steam Cleaner Review


I just bought this Shark Steam Cleaner and I have never been so pleased. I have tried others and came up no less then disappointed. I wanted to share this review with you all because I was sceptical about purchasing this cleaner and now that I have I think all mother should have one.
If I can give this cleaner 5 stars***** and two thumbs up I would. It is completely amazing in every aspect and I am going to tell you why.
I love that this has an exceptionally long cord, so there is no stopping, unplugging and finding a new outlet every few steps. I also am in love with the micro fiber reusable pads (it came with five) because it was a no brainier to use them. They have Velcro on them and all you need to do is throw it on the floor and place your steamer on it, "seriously it was that easy." The other steam cleaner had these pads that wrapped around the bottom and then you had to tie them on. It was a complete pain in the but.
The water tank is very small on this machine which concerned me when I first filled it with water. Then I mopped two rooms with it before I had to refill it again. It uses approximately about 10 oz of water and I really was amazed that it cleaned so much area before running out of water. When I did have to refill it I unplugged it because I was afraid it would backfire steam when I unscrewed the lid to refill it and I was literally shocked when no steam backfired out of the tank. I cant tell you how many times I actually burned myself on the other steam cleaner I had when I tried to refill it. To top it off I help the steamer in one hand by the stick as I filled it, yes I did because it was so light. It was 8 pounds and as lightweight as it is I can say that is packed with power.
Okay, now the coolest thing about this machine is that it has no trigger to release the steam, so there are no finger cramps half way threw.. When you push the steamer forward the stick releases the steam from the tank and it is as easy as pushing a small sweeper mop but sanitizes with the steam.
I really cant say enough about the Shark steamer except you have to try it to believe it and with it costing around 99.00 dollars at most stores, you can find it at BJ's, Costco and possibly Sams club for almost half the price. I got mine for 69.00 dollars at BJ's.
Being a mother of five young daughters, I need easy to use products that do a superb job without the hassle of complicated instructions. This is the product that all moms need to keep floors clean especially the bathrooms and kitchen..
If you don't have a wholesale store near you try, comparing prices at Walmart, K-Mart, and Target first. Here is the link to the Shark website so you can see the features for yourself.
Shark Steam Cleaner

Please leave comments if you already have the Shark Steamer and what you think of it. Also if you do decide to buy this machine and have an opinion about how much you like it, please leave a comment.

Sunday, July 19, 2009

HEY EVERYONE-MORE EXTRA ENTRIES

Seriously, this is really easy and a lot of fun. Knowledge is power and all I am asking that you do is to follow my blog and tell me something you learned at World Vision. That is the only mandatory entry so please don't be afraid to enter into this drawing. The giveaways are free and its for a good cause.
GET (5) EXTRA ENTRIES BY TELLING FIVE FRIENDS ABOUT THESE GIVEAWAYS
EMAIL THEM AND THEN CC: ME @ BM1CARSON@GMAIL.COM
ONCE I RECEIVE THIS EMAIL I WILL GIVE YOU (5) EXTRA ENTRIES INTO ALL THE GIVEAWAYS OF YOUR CHOICE.
SO GO AHEAD AND START SPREADING THE WORD.
IF YOU DON'T ENTER YOU CANT WIN, SO HURRY HURRY
SPREAD THE WORD...

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

What Goes Around Comes Around

I just got this in an Email today forwarded to me by my mother and I wanted to share it with you all. It brought a tear as I read causing me to choke up by the kindness of another...

The man slowly looked up. This was a woman clearly accustomed to the finer things of life. Her coat was new. She looked like she had never missed a meal in her life. His first thought was that she wanted to make fun of him, like so many others had done before.

"Leave me alone," he growled... To his amazement, the woman continued standing. She was smiling -- her even white teeth displayed in dazzling rows.

"Are you hungry?" she asked.

"No," he answered sarcastically. "I've just come from dining with the president.. Now go away."

The woman's smile became even broader.

Suddenly the man felt a gentle hand under his arm. "What are you doing, lady?" the man asked angrily. "I said to leave me alone.

Just then a policeman came up. "Is there any problem, ma'am?" he asked..

"No problem here, officer," the woman answered. "I'm just trying to get this man to his feet. Will you help me?"

The officer scratched his head. "That's old Jack. He's been a fixture around here for a couple of years. What do you want with him?"

"See that cafeteria over there?" she asked. "I'm going to get him something to eat and get him out of the cold for awhile."

"Are you crazy, lady?" the homeless man resisted. "I don't want to go in there!" Then he felt strong hands grab his other arm and lift him up.

"Let me go, officer. I didn't d o anything.."

"This is a good deal for you, Jack," the officer answered. "Don't blow it."

Finally, and with some difficulty, the woman and the police officer got Jack into the cafeteria and sat him at a table in a remote corner. It was the middle of the morning, so most of the breakfast crowd had already left and the lunch bunch had not yet arrived.

The manager strode across the cafeteria and stood by his table. "What's going on here, officer?" he asked."What is all this, is this man in trouble?"

"This lady brought this man in here to be fed," the policeman answered.

"Not in here!" the manager replied angrily. "Having a person like that here is bad for business."

Old Jack smiled a toothless grin. "See, lady. I told you so. Now if you'll let me go. I didn't want to come here in the first place."

The woman turned to the cafeteria manager and smiled. "Sir, are you familiar with Eddy and Associates, the banking firm down the street?"

"Of course I am," the manager answered impatiently. "They hold their weekly meetings in one of my banquet rooms."

"And do you make a goodly amount of money providing food at these weekly meetings?"

"What business is that of yours?"

I, sir, am Penelope Eddy, president and CEO of the company."

"Oh.."

The woman smiled again.. "I thought that might make a difference."

She glanced at the cop who was busy stifling a laugh. "Would you like to join us in a cup of coffee and a meal, officer?"

"No thanks, ma'am," the officer replied. "I'm on duty."

"Then, perhaps, a cup of coffee to go?"

"Yes, ma'am.. That would be very nice."

The cafeteria manager turned on his heel.. "I'll get your coffee for you right away, officer."

The officer watched him walk away. "You certainly put him in his place," he said.

"That was not my intent... Believe it or not, I have a reason for all this."

She sat down at the table across from her amazed dinner guest. She stared at him intently.

"Jack, do you remember me?"

Old Jack searched her face with his old, rheumy eyes. "I think so -- I mean you do look familiar."

"I'm a little older perhaps," she said. "Maybe I've even filled out more than in my younger days when you worked here, and I came through that very door, cold and hungry."

"Ma'am?" the officer said questioningly. He couldn't believe that such a magnificently turned out woman could ever have been hungry.

"I was just out of college," the woman began. "I had come to the city looking for a job, but I couldn't find anything. Finally I was down to my last few cents and had been kicked out of my apartment... I walked the streets for days. It was February and I was cold and nearly starving. I

saw this place and walked in on the off chance that I could get something to eat."

Jack lit up with a smile. "Now I remember," he said. "I was behind the serving counter. You came up and asked me if you could work for something to eat. I said that it was against company policy."

"I know," the woman continued. "Then you made me the biggest roast beef sandwich that I had ever seen, gave me a cup of coffee, and told me to go over to a corner table and enjoy it. I was afraid that you would get into trouble. Then, when I looked over and saw you put the price of my food in the cash register, I knew then that everything would be all right."

"So you started your own business?" Old Jack said.

"I got a job that very afternoon. I worked my way up. Eventually I started my own business that, with the help of God, prospered.." She opened her purse and pulled out a business card. "When you are finished here, I want you to pay a visit to a Mr. Lyons. He's the personnel director of my company. I'll go talk to him now and I'm certain he'll find something for you to do around the office."

She smiled. "I think he might even find the funds to give you a little advance so that you can buy some clothes and get a place to live until you get on your feet. If you ever need anything, my door is always open to you."

There were tears in the old man's eyes. "How can I ever thank you?" he asked.

"Don't thank me," the woman answered. "To God goes the glory. He led me to you."

Outside the cafeteria, the officer and the woman paused at the entrance before going their separate ways.. "Thank you for your help officer," she said.

"On the contrary, Ms. Eddy," he answered. "Thank you. I saw a miracle today, something that I will never forget, And thank you for the coffee."

Have a Wonderful Day. May God Bless You always and don't forget that when you "cast your bread upon the waters," you never know how it will be returned to you. God is so big He can cover the whole world with his Love and so small He can curl up inside your heart.

When God leads you to the edge of the cliff, trust Him fully and let go.

Only 1 of 2 things will happen, either He'll catch you when you fall, or He'll teach you how to fly!

The power of one sentence! God is going to shift things around for you today and let things work in your favor. If you believe, send it. If you don't believe, delete it.

God closes doors no man can open & God opens doors no man can close..

If you need God to open some doors for you...send this on.

Have a blessed day and remember to be a blessing...

"The Task Ahead of Me is Never as Great as the Power Behind Me!!"

The Hole In Our Gospel Book GIVEAWAY -CLOSED


If you have read my book review on this book then you know how important it is to share this book with others. I will keep this short and simple and just give you the basics on how to enter in to win this book. I know the winner of this book will love it as much as I did so enter in today.The reason for putting this giveaway together is to bring awareness to World Vision. World Vision is a Mission organization with the mission to inspire others to help them fight Poverty. I just recently read and reviewed the Book The Hole in Our Gospel by Richard Stearns and since reading this book I have a new mission of my own. What I learned from this book is that every person counts. Every little bit helps and what ever I can do to help is what I am going to do. The facts are that, when we sit down just to eat our dinner, it takes about 20 minutes for everyone to finish and in that 20 minute time frame 300 children have died around the world. That's approx 1 child every 4 seconds, 26,000 today and approx 10 million this year. These numbers are unacceptable and tragically fact not fiction. Pandemic issues arrive often from the bird flu to the swine flu and in all actuality there is already a pandemic that has spread world wide and continues to grow. Its called poverty and we as Americans and the human race should be trying to stop this pandemic from spreading and hopefully eradicating it all together. A Pandemic means having widespread effect: existing in the form of a widespread epidemic that affects people in many different countries. AIDS is currently considered to be pandemic along with poverty. When 10 million people including children, their mothers and the head of household are dying because they cant feed there families or have the medicines and clean water to exist, we would call this a pandemic. In America approx. 35 million people are on the brink of hunger including 12 million of them children. The difference with America and third world countries is that we do have a government that is concerned about this and that we have people willing to put organizations together to help families in need of food, we also have the state we live in help with Tanif. Allowing Americans in need to get help when they are down.
My own story of kind people helping those that need help referring back to my last blog. I recently took my kids to have dental work done and two of my girls are Autistic and my five year old has developmental delays when it comes to breathing and swallowing at the same time. Because of this she pockets her food in her cheeks and has caused decay throughout her entire mouth,. The remaining bill in over 2300 dollars and my own teeth have had to wait. I went to the dentist because one tooth I have has abscessed and the infection has made a pimple of infection along my gum line. This Dentist made the difference for me, knowing that my funds are limited he sent me down to Well Springs which is a charitable organization in my town. I went there and told him my story and the trouble I am having with being able to fix my teeth. Come to find out my Dentist is Head of the Board at this organization and that he will be fixing my teeth including dentures and charging me nothing. I was so taken back by his kindness and sincerity to help me in my time of need, I started crying. It was this moment that made me realize that even I can make a difference for someone else that is less off then I myself and paying if forward is what we should be doing as the human race. Showing Gods love by giving is preaching the Gospel and just for information Gospel means: The Good News and the Good news is that God loves us and wants us to spend eternity in heaven with him.

MAIN ENTRY: (2) parts - Follow my blog publicly and visit World Vision. Come back and comment on something you learned about poverty. It can be something you did not know before or something you would like other readers to know. ( If these two parts are not done then your entry will be deleted.)

For Extra Entries:

1 Extra Entry: Follow me on Twitter and Retweet this giveaway: You can copy and paste this
The Hole In Our Gospel Book Giveaway Enter now @http://roxy-littlelovebugs.blogspot.com/ ( You can tweet this up to 2 times a day for 2 total extra entries per day) Make sure you leave your twitter url and the times you tweeted..

1 Extra Entry: Subscribe to this blog by email

1 Extra Entry: Read my Book Review on "The Hole in our Gospel" and comment back telling what you think of my first Review

2 Extra Entries: Enter into a giveaway at Angies Blog - My Four Monkeys and comment back here on what giveaway you entered in. You will love her site, I DO...

1 Extra Entry: Grab my Button and place on your blog- Be sure to leave the link to your blog so I can see where you put it

5 Extra Entries: Blog about this giveaway and be sure to leave the link to where you blogged

10 Extra Entries: Become a World Vision Sponsor or make a donation to fight world hunger

5 Extra Entries: Purchase the Book "The Hole in our Gospel" By Richard Sterns the President of World Vision.

Thank you so much to all my readers and thank you for sharing in my life. All your comments are loved weather they be just from the heart or comments entered into the giveaway.

The winner will be notified by Email so please remember to leave your email address in each entry so that I will be able to contact you. The winner must respond in 48 hours or another number will be drawn. You must be 18 years of age to enter into any giveaway here on this blog.

Also note that the Main Entry is the only Entry needed to win this giveaway and it must be completed in both parts. Any Extra entries are available but not mandatory.

I thank you for entering into this giveaway and hope you will help World Vision in the Fight to end World Hunger.

Good Luck and God Bless

Making Memories Giveaway-CLOSED


Here is another great Giveaway with lots of things I also would love to receive in a Basket if I won. Believe it or not all this stuff fits perfectly in this Basket and its a lot. The winner will be receiving a beautiful Leopard Print Basket filled with a Pink 5X7 Frame, A writable picture scrapbook that holds 100 pictures, 2 easle frames, 2 mini frames, 2 picture books, 2 4X6 black fames with the words Laugh on one and Love on the other, and lastly a set of linkable picture fames for your fridge. This is such a fun basket to win and another great way to share and save your memories. This Basket will have the same guidelines and Story as the Starbucks Basket Giveaway so I apologize for the same story..The reason for putting this giveaway together is to bring awareness to World Vision. World Vision is a Mission organization with the mission to inspire others to help them fight Poverty. I just recently read and reviewed the Book The Hole in Our Gospel by Richard Stearns and since reading this book I have a new mission of my own. What I learned from this book is that every person counts. Every little bit helps and what ever I can do to help is what I am going to do. The facts are that, when we sit down just to eat our dinner, it takes about 20 minutes for everyone to finish and in that 20 minute time frame 300 children have died around the world. That's approx 1 child every 4 seconds, 26,000 today and approx 10 million this year. These numbers are unacceptable and tragically fact not fiction. Pandemic issues arrive often from the bird flu to the swine flu and in all actuality there is already a pandemic that has spread world wide and continues to grow. Its called poverty and we as Americans and the human race should be trying to stop this pandemic from spreading and hopefully eradicating it all together. A Pandemic means having widespread effect: existing in the form of a widespread epidemic that affects people in many different countries. AIDS is currently considered to be pandemic along with poverty. When 10 million people including children, their mothers and the head of household are dying because they cant feed there families or have the medicines and clean water to exist, we would call this a pandemic. In America approx. 35 million people are on the brink of hunger including 12 million of them children. The difference with America and third world countries is that we do have a government that is concerned about this and that we have people willing to put organizations together to help families in need of food, we also have the state we live in help with Tanif. Allowing Americans in need to get help when they are down.
My own story of kind people helping those that need help referring back to my last blog. I recently took my kids to have dental work done and two of my girls are Autistic and my five year old has developmental delays when it comes to breathing and swallowing at the same time. Because of this she pockets her food in her cheeks and has caused decay throughout her entire mouth,. The remaining bill in over 2300 dollars and my own teeth have had to wait. I went to the dentist because one tooth I have has abscessed and the infection has made a pimple of infection along my gum line. This Dentist made the difference for me, knowing that my funds are limited he sent me down to Well Springs which is a charitable organization in my town. I went there and told him my story and the trouble I am having with being able to fix my teeth. Come to find out my Dentist is Head of the Board at this organization and that he will be fixing my teeth including dentures and charging me nothing. I was so taken back by his kindness and sincerity to help me in my time of need, I started crying. It was this moment that made me realize that even I can make a difference for someone else that is less off then I myself and paying if forward is what we should be doing as the human race. Showing Gods love by giving is preaching the Gospel and just for information Gospel means: The Good News and the Good news is that God loves us and wants us to spend eternity in heaven with him.

MAIN ENTRY: (2) parts - Follow my blog publicly and visit World Vision. Come back and comment on something you learned about poverty. It can be something you did not know before or something you would like other readers to know. ( If these two parts are not done then your entry will be deleted.)

For Extra Entries:

1 Extra Entry: Follow me on Twitter and Retweet this giveaway: You can copy and paste this
Making Memories Basket Giveaway to fight Poverty Enter now @http://roxy-littlelovebugs.blogspot.com/ ( You can tweet this up to 2 times a day for 2 total extra entries per day) Make sure you leave your twitter url and the times you tweeted..

1 Extra Entry: Subscribe to this blog by email

1 Extra Entry: Read my Book Review on "The Hole in our Gospel" and comment back telling what you think of my first Review

2 Extra Entries: Enter into a giveaway at Angies Blog - My Four Monkeys and comment back here on what giveaway you entered in. You will love her site, I DO...

1 Extra Entry: Grab my Button and place on your blog- Be sure to leave the link to your blog so I can see where you put it

5 Extra Entries: Blog about this giveaway and be sure to leave the link to where you blogged

10 Extra Entries: Become a World Vision Sponsor or make a donation to fight world hunger

5 Extra Entries: Purchase the Book "The Hole in our Gospel" By Richard Sterns the President of World Vision.

Thank you so much to all my readers and thank you for sharing in my life. All your comments are loved weather they be just from the heart or comments entered into the giveaway.

The winner will be notified by Email so please remember to leave your email address in each entry so that I will be able to contact you. The winner must respond in 48 hours or another number will be drawn. You must be 18 years of age to enter into any giveaway here on this blog.

Also note that the Main Entry is the only Entry needed to win this giveaway and it must be completed in both parts. Any Extra entries are available but not mandatory.

I thank you for entering into this giveaway and hope you will help World Vision in the Fight to end World Hunger.

Good Luck and God Bless

Starbucks Basket Giveaway-CLOSED

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When I put this basket together I added things that I would want to get in a basket. There is just something about getting a beautiful basket with things you love to have filled inside. The winner will receive this Basket with two .25 pounds of coffee, French Roast and Breakfast Blend, Two Coffee cups, A tin filled with Pirouline hazelnut cookie sticks, 3 mini signs and a $10 dollar gift card to Starbucks. This is actually a basket I would love to have myself so I know the winner will enjoy it. The reason for putting this giveaway together is to bring awareness to World Vision. World Vision is a Mission organization with the mission to inspire others to help them fight Poverty. I just recently read and reviewed the Book The Hole in Our Gospel by Richard Stearns and since reading this book I have a new mission of my own. What I learned from this book is that every person counts. Every little bit helps and what ever I can do to help is what I am going to do. The facts are that, when we sit down just to eat our dinner, it takes about 20 minutes for everyone to finish and in that 20 minute time frame 300 children have died around the world. That's approx 1 child every 4 seconds, 26,000 today and approx 10 million this year. These numbers are unacceptable and tragically fact not fiction. Pandemic issues arrive often from the bird flu to the swine flu and in all actuality there is already a pandemic that has spread world wide and continues to grow. Its called poverty and we as Americans and the human race should be trying to stop this pandemic from spreading and hopefully eradicating it all together. A Pandemic means having widespread effect: existing in the form of a widespread epidemic that affects people in many different countries.
AIDS is currently considered to be pandemic along with poverty. When 10 million people including children, their mothers and the head of household are dying because they cant feed there families or have the medicines and clean water to exist, we would call this a pandemic. In America approx. 35 million people are on the brink of hunger including 12 million of them children. The difference with America and third world countries is that we do have a government that is concerned about this and that we have people willing to put organizations together to help families in need of food, we also have the state we live in help with Tanif. Allowing Americans in need to get help when they are down.
My own story of kind people helping those that need help referring back to my last blog. I recently took my kids to have dental work done and two of my girls are Autistic and my five year old has developmental delays when it comes to breathing and swallowing at the same time. Because of this she pockets her food in her cheeks and has caused decay throughout her entire mouth,. The remaining bill in over 2300 dollars and my own teeth have had to wait. I went to the dentist because one tooth I have has abscessed and the infection has made a pimple of infection along my gum line. This Dentist made the difference for me, knowing that my funds are limited he sent me down to Well Springs which is a charitable organization in my town. I went there and told him my story and the trouble I am having with being able to fix my teeth. Come to find out my Dentist is Head of the Board at this organization and that he will be fixing my teeth including dentures and charging me nothing. I was so taken back by his kindness and sincerity to help me in my time of need, I started crying. It was this moment that made me realize that even I can make a difference for someone else that is less off then I myself and paying if forward is what we should be doing as the human race. Showing Gods love by giving is preaching the Gospel and just for information Gospel means: The Good News and the Good news is that God loves us and wants us to spend eternity in heaven with him.

MAIN ENTRY: (2) parts - Follow my blog publicly and visit World Vision. Come back and comment on something you learned about poverty. It can be something you did not know before or something you would like other readers to know. ( If these two parts are not done then your entry will be deleted.)

For Extra Entries:

1 Extra Entry: Follow me on Twitter and Retweet this giveaway: You can copy and paste this
Starbucks Basket Giveaway to fight Poverty Enter now @http://roxy-littlelovebugs.blogspot.com/ ( You can tweet this up to 2 times a day for 2 total extra entries per day) Make sure you leave your twitter url and the times you tweeted..

1 Extra Entry: Subscribe to this blog by email

1 Extra Entry: Read my Book Review on "The Hole in our Gospel" and comment back telling what you think of my first Review

2 Extra Entries: Enter into a giveaway at Angies Blog - My Four Monkeys and comment back here on what giveaway you entered in. You will love her site, I DO...

1 Extra Entry: Grab my Button and place on your blog- Be sure to leave the link to your blog so I can see where you put it

5 Extra Entries: Blog about this giveaway and be sure to leave the link to where you blogged

10 Extra Entries: Become a World Vision Sponsor or make a donation to fight world hunger

5 Extra Entries: Purchase the Book "The Hole in our Gospel" By Richard Sterns the President of World Vision.

Thank you so much to all my readers and thank you for sharing in my life. All your comments are loved weather they be just from the heart or comments entered into the giveaway.

The winner will be notified by Email so please remember to leave your email address in each entry so that I will be able to contact you. The winner must respond in 48 hours or another number will be drawn. You must be 18 years of age to enter into any giveaway here on this blog.

Also note that the Main Entry is the only Entry needed to win this giveaway and it must be completed in both parts. Any Extra entries are available but not mandatory.

I thank you for entering into this giveaway and hope you will help World Vision in the Fight to end World Hunger.

Good Luck and God Bless

The Hole In Our Gospel Book Review



I have been given the privilege to read and review the Book The Hole in our Gospel by Richard Stearns. And I must admit when I picked this book to read I was worried that I may pick it up, read a few pages and put it down but instead I was inspired to lead a new life and all due to this book and the testimony of a man who decided to listen to god and and change the world.
Richard Stearns tells his story of being a normal man like you and me with good and bad times. From childhood to adulthood he struggles with becoming a good man and then one day is challenged by God to change everything he knows to save the hungry,the poor and the sick while raising his own five kids.
The insight that this man has acquired over his lifetime is absolutely amazing and inspiring. The life changing moments that he has experienced is what makes this book exceptional. You can say that this is just another book about what we already know but I beg to differ completely, because he puts things into perspective in a way that is undeniably the truth and fact. We as Americans easily can turn the page and move on with our day to day lives because that is the luxury we have living in the united states of America for most Americans and what Richard Stearns does in this book challenges us as the human race to look deeper into our hearts, souls and Christianity. I myself as an American have taken for granted the simple things in life that have become just a way of life, like where I lay my head and when I lay there I can see the American flag flapping in the wind outside my window. Normally this is just another morning for me and now when I see the picture window with the flag flowing gracefully in the wind I cant help but thank God for this View. I also then realize how lucky I am to be able to feel security and a full stomach because of that flag and because God chose for me to be here, right here in this house with these five girls and my wonderful husband. I am blessed to have running disease free water, food in the cupboards and doctors to heal my girls when they are sick.
Because of this Book by Richard Stearns I have a new outlook on life and I have been compelled to act and hopefully help serve the Lord with my actions. I have a new mission for my life and for sharing the Gospel with the world. I have new, fresh and inspirational ideas on how I should spend my life serving the Lord and his people, you, me, the poor, the sick, the oppressed, ect.
This is a book that can and hopefully will change the world because it is actually common sense that a lot of us just need to be reminded of. Common sense for the Christian that has always wondered what his or her purpose is. Common sense for the world, their leaders and everyone who is lucky enough to wash their hands after using the restroom...
I highly recommend this book to anyone who likes to read, don't like to read and to anyone wondering what we should do now in these times of a deteriorating economy. I will now share this book with everyone I know and dont know.

Saturday, July 11, 2009

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Friday, July 3, 2009

Military Madness

Don't get me wrong when you read this. Being a military wife, I am hole hearted for the military, what it stands for and I am proud to be an American. Dealing with daily issues that somehow always seem to come back to how the military controls every situation and aspect of our lives can be frustrating.
Just a little F.Y.I we as a military family are not covered 100% with medical insurance and or Dental insurance. We have a co-pay for medications, doctors and dentist. But my husband it cover 100% on everything because he is an active duty military member. I think that's fantastic but what about his family? Even though we don't do his job and technically have joined the military, we as a family endure all the pain he does as no longer having an identity. I don't have a say on where we go, how long we stay there, if I want to leave my family, If my husband is deployed or anything that has to do with running my own life.
My reason for this info is so you can understand the story I am about to tell. Now listen closely its a wild roller coaster of emotions that happens in a time frame of only 48 hours.
I suffer from restless leg syndrome and so the night before all this happened I only had two hours of sleep because I had a dentist appointment for two of my girls at nine in the morning. Now remember emotions fly high when you have no sleep and anything can make you breakdown at a moments notice no matter who is around.
My daughter Saylor is on the Autism Spectrum along with my other daughter Tori. Saylor has Developmental Delays and from the time she started to learn how to eat she pocketed her food in her cheeks because she never got the concept that you can chew, swallow and breath at the same time. This ended up with rotting of all her teeth along the gum line.
When she was two and we were living back in Washington no one would work on her and then the one dentist I did find that would wanted to charge me 4000.00 dollars and have her put under for two hours. Or we could wait till she was older and he could work on her a few teeth at a time. Well, thank you very much but I don't have four thousand dollars and I don't feel comfortable putting my two year old under for a two hour time frame.
So shortly after we move to Massachusetts and I find this dentist who starts working on her with nitrous oxide and it was going great but he wanted to be paid up front at every visit. He had given me an estimate of over two thousand dollars and they didn't allow payments. Okay, fine! We Ended up getting money monthly from my in laws to help us out because the cost of living was triple of what it was on the west coast. We started using this money to pay for Saylor's teeth and then we moved again because of the water on the military base we were living on.. (That's another story I will tell.Believe me its great!!)
So we move again and are only there for a Short period of time till we move again to where we live now and That's another great story for a rainy day. Any who I try looking for a dentist to get her teeth fixed and I have no luck finding one that will work with me on the budget I am on and so I have to just pick one.
I love this Dentist they are fantastic with my girls and their needs but they cost an arm and a leg. Literally!! They charge me 105.00 dollars just to use the nitrous oxide and with three small children under the age of six and two with autism, I really don't have a choice. After taking all my girls in for their exams because rumor is that Obama is going to reduce the medical we have to give to the people with less then perfect medical.
I know Obama now lives in the White house and now has more money then I could ever dream of buying suits, cars and expensive dogs but I don't think he accurately checked the medical and dental that is provided by the military.
The Truth is that the Medical and Dental that is provided by the Military is worse then state medical and finding a doctor or dentist that takes military medical is harder then finding a doctor that takes state because the military pays less then the state. I know because I have now been on both at some point in time.
So any who, I wanted to make this as short as possible but I don't think that is going to be the case. After I take them all for exams I start getting the treatment plans in the mail and when all is said and done, I will owe them again over 4000.00 dollars and that is with my dental plan.
So I say okay, I will just have to figure it out and after paying for the last four month 400.00 dollars a month and now all my kids are done.. I find out that Saylor will not be having any more work done because her insurance ran out. What do you mean her insurance ran out? DO you see her mouth? And because of this they are not going to finish the front of her bottom and top teeth because I have no more insurance and they don't want me racking up a bill that I cant afford to pay.
The funny thing about this is that when you go to the dentist they tell you how important it is to save their teeth even as baby ones but if you don't have the money to pay for them, they are more then willing to tell you that they are not worth saving because they are just baby teeth and they are going to fall out any way.
Hello, are you serious? You want me to leave her rotting teeth in her mouth because you know that I cant afford to pay without my insurance?
Okay, so I get to the front desk after the dentist tells me I need to keep an eye on her mouth looking for gum pimples which indicates that their is an abscess and finding out that I myself have a gum pimple because I couldn't fix my own teeth knowing that my girls needed work first.
So I am standing at the counter and I ask the lady for my grand total when the lady next to her looks at the screen and says, You know you don't have good insurance?
I said I know, and if I talk about it I will start crying and of course as soon as I said that I started hysterically crying and I couldn't stop. She reluctantly hands me a piece of paper with the grand total of 2313.00 dollars owing.
Holly cow, that's a lot of money and not all the work Saylor needs is done. How is it my husband dedicates his life to serving his country and I cant get my kids teeth fixed.
Okay I am now a wreck and I still have to come back in two hours for my other daughters appointment. I paid them 100 dollars in cash and a 100 dollars on my card so I would have 30 dollars in cash to take them out to lunch while we waited. After we ate and waisted time, I went to star bucks to get a coffee, still going of two hours of sleep and my heart is sitting in my stomach.
When I got to Starbucks my older daughter started harassing me over a strawberry frapachino so when I got to the intercom I ask the guy if I could just sell him my oldest daughter for the coffee drink? He started laughing and agreed he would take her jokingly and then had the lady give me my coffee for free.
Why? I said.. And the lady said the barista just said its on the house.
I started crying again because his random act of kindness made my day.. How nice was that!!
I wish the story ends here but it doesn't. The Ending to a long and emotional day resulted in my husband and kids falling asleep before I did and I have still only had two hours of sleep and I sit next to my husband on our bed while he sleeps.
He wakes up suddenly grabbing me and calling my name. He is in awful pain and delirious from not being quite awake yet and his stomach hurting badly. After about an hour of searching the internet for the symptoms, he says he is ready to go to the hospital.
I watched my husband leave in an ambulance as my girls slept unknowingly. I laid awake again till 6 in the morning waiting to hear what was going on before I fell asleep. I don't know anyone who I can call in the middle of the night, to come watch my kids so I had to stay home waiting to hear from him.
While I was sleeping with the phone I must have turned it on because when I woke three hours later and called my husband, he was on his way home with the fire department. They gave him a ride home because he couldn't get a hold of me..
I felt awful.. The verdict was that he had Kidney stones.. Yep that I heard is the closest a man can get to child birth.
So now in 48 hours I have had five hours of sleep and my husband was in so much pain all he could do was sit trying to stay comfortable.
While he was sleeping I went and filled his prescriptions and guess what the co-pay was? Nothing.. Because he is an active duty member everything is free for him but even though I and my kids stand next to him day in and day out, moving with him and loving him while he is mainly gone at work. I and my children are not good enough to get the same coverage as he does.
I am now on an antibiotic for the abscess I have in my mouth awaiting to have six teeth pulled for partial dentures at age 32. Its kind of sad if you think about it.. I don't have the coverage I need to take care of my own teeth nor my kids that it has resulted to dentures at such a young age and my five year old has to push on her teeth daily hoping to get them loose so they will fall out before they abscess.
In the big scheme of things, I think that our government should reanalyze the care it provides for their military and their families.