First things first.....the van is running again! Whoot! We spent $267.07 on new spark plugs, filters, an oil change and diagnostic work. HAHAHA. We are morons. The spark plugs were factory, and bad.
As you are reading this I am at Kindergarten registration. Be still my heart.
Ok. On to the fun stuff.
My bra broke. Yep. The underwire has been through the dryer so much, and is so old, that it snapped. I immediately had a pity party because my favorite pair of fat jeans got a hole in the.....well that area (I need to keep it clean so the people googling bad words won't stumble onto my blog!!!) where there should be no holes. I love my fat jeans.
Josh told me to go buy new stuff, and I can't. We need a new roof, a new car (desperately), income tax money to pay the feds and the school district (YES! Even with 5 kids we pay....remember that Josh is self-employed, and the tax situation is much different for us!), the kids need carpet in their rooms, and paint on the walls, there is something wrong with the drain going out of the washing machine... and it needs snaked, we need to start our garden from seeds inside within the next couple of weeks, and the boys need some new clothes....especially Joel.
I am not a martyr. I will spend money on myself when it's justified, but I CAN'T buy myself stuff when we have all of this going on. I just can't, it seems wrong.
When you are a parent sometimes you have to go without to ensure that your kids are well taken care of. Right now, we just can't afford new bras and fat jeans!
I am unsure of what the point of this post is. We are struggling financially, but on the other hand we have food to eat, and a roof over our heads. That's really all we need, and I am grateful that God has continued to provide for our every need. I am not worried, I know we are being taken care of....I am still learning that HIS timing is perfect. The finances will work out....I have faith.
I am just glad the year of formula is over!!!!!
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