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Showing posts from April, 2010

We Got to Another State

As it was a sunny day we decided to go on a trip out of Carmel. In fact a trip out of Indiana. It appears that we seem to be working our way around Indiana. By that I mean we are working are way around the States that are next to Indiana. We have been to Ohio and Illinois and now Kentucky. (Next we go to Michigan!)

On April 11 we went on a day trip to Kentucky. We did not realise if we had left our trip to the following weekend we could have gone when it was Thunder Over Louisville was happening but nevermind.

So we went to the Louisville Science Center. They had an exhibit about the movie Robots and we thought the kids would like it as they like the movie. They also had a water exhibit which is always popular with the kids. Luckily they had waterproof jackets and dryers nearby. That did not stop K getting absolutely drenched though!

I enjoyed the museum but if I am honest I think the best museum I have been to so far is still the Childrens Museum of Indianapolis. Although we still have…

Plastic Surgery Day

Today was surgery day. Good grief that sounds like I was having major surgery. All I actually had done was have a mole removed from my bottom. It was in a very peculiar place, so they kept saying, and advised the best course of action was to have it removed.

I was scheduled for surgery at 10.15am and had to be at the hospital by 9.15am to register and fill out the insurance paperwork. I am becoming quite efficient at completing insurance paperwork! I had been told that I could not take K with me so the lovely Sian said she could watch her whilst I was having my 'procedure' done. She even offered to drive me round to the hospital. Isn't she lovely. The surgery was supposed to take 45 minutes so I would hopefully be done by 11am.

I was to go to Carmel Ambulatory Surgery Center which is not too far from where we live. Sian dropped me off at 9am and she went off with K. I registered and signed the paperwork and got my lovely hospital bracelet. I sat in the waiting area and watch…


Z had his hair cut on Tuesday as he was getting his photograph taken at school on Thursday.
I took K to have her hair cut this morning as there was just so much of it and I was getting tired of her getting food in it!
I took them both to the same place to get their haircut. We go to Cookie Cutters and it is the best place to go to get kids hair cut. They can watch dvds or play computer games whilst they sit in the chair. There is a slide for other kids to play on whilst they wait and there is a Wii and a Playstation for them to play with too. At the end they get a balloon and a lolllipop. There are shapes at the end of the balloon and if you collect 10 you get $ off a hair cut. You also get stamps on a card and when the card is full you get a free hair cut!

Plastic Surgery

I have often joked about getting plastic surgery. I have said if I had the money I would get a couple bits of myself, erm, adjusted, but I truly never thought I would find myself in a real plastic surgeons office, but that is where I was yesterday. My appointment was at noon but I know to arrive earlier as paperwork needs to be completed for the medical insurance. K was very good and sat next to me on the rather plush couch. She started off by trying to rub all the glitter that was on her top onto me. As I was wearing a black top it did become evident after a while that I had a lot of glitter on me. She soon bored of it though and I had to find something else to entertain her. I found a Disney Princess puzzle game on my Android cell phone and she played it quite contently while we waited. There was a bit of delay in patients being seen and the receptionist was very apologetic. When we first arrived for some reason the receptionist had thought that K was me. Why would a 5 year old be n…

K's 5th Birthday

Today K turned 5 years old. Where has the time gone?! She opened all her gifts in record time. If it was Z's birthday then we would still be opening them as he likes to take his time.

K has requested that her birthday dinner be spagetti and apple pie for dessert. We do have a birthday cake for her. Actually we have 2. They were free from Marsh as part of the Kids Club. The cakes are supposed to be 2 person size but I think that there would be enough for all of us!

She is currently enjoying "The Princess & The Frog' on dvd whilst I post this. Z is playing with Spongebob Squarepants in the bedroom. I don't think he is a big fan of Princess movies! Birthday cake time.

Eeeek! This is where we live! Tornado Warning!

See Today's Local Weather Tornado Warning for Hamilton County, INuntil 9:45 pm EDT, Wed., Apr. 7, 2010 Local Radar MapWhat's This?

K's Day at Hospital

This morning K had an appointment at hospital. She needed to get her kidneys scanned and meet with her nephrologist. The appointment was at 9.30am for the scan and 10.30am to see the Doctor. We were told to get there for 9am to complete registration and then go for the scan. Her appointment was at the Clarian North Medical Centre which is about a 7 or 8 minute drive from our apartment. It is supposed to be a hospital but it looks more like a 5 star hotel!

We get there in plenty of time and register in about 5 minutes so we are early for the scan. K lies on the bed nice and still so the ultrasound is done quickly and without fuss. She got to watch a cartoon whilst it was being done so I think that helped.

 We then had to go up to the 4th floor to see her nephrologist Dr Andreoli. As we were early getting through the previous 2 things we were subsequently early for the appointment with the Doctor. We had to wait about 45 minutes until we were called to get K's weight, height and blo…


So, I now live in Indiana. I am in Carmel so not far from Indianapolis which is the home of Butler University. A few years ago, OK it was 1994, I spent a year as an Exchange Student with the McNeil family in DeWitt, Michigan. DeWitt is not far from the Michigan State University campus.

Tonight is the NCAA Final Four game between Butler and MSU. Whoever wins gets to the Final against either Duke University or West Virginia.

Who do I cheer for? Butler or MSU?