Sunday, May 11, 2008

yes, the stretch marks were worth it

Happy Mother's Day!

Got these from my sweet boys this morning

I won't be able to talk to my own mother today - she has just been through major spinal surgery after many, many months of painful waiting. The Canadian health system certainly has its pros and cons. She is doing just fine now, though, and should be home within a couple of days according to my dad. We're all overjoyed that she'll finally be feeling herself again.



At May 11, 2008 7:13 p.m., Blogger Maribeth said...

Happy Mother's Day to you, too Mausi! Glad to hear that your Mom is done with the surgery and on the mend. Hubby had two discs removed many years ago and before his surgery he really suffered.

At May 11, 2008 10:36 p.m., Blogger Ms Mac said...

It's gratifying to know that the stretch marks were worth it, isn't it?

Your boys obviously think the world of you. As they should! Happy Mothers Day to you too!

At May 12, 2008 3:23 a.m., Blogger Maria said...

Happy Mother's Day Mausi!

The jury is still out on my stretch marks. LOL! :)

At May 12, 2008 4:57 a.m., Blogger Rositta said...

Happy Mothers' Day to you too Christina, lucky you. All I got is a phone call. The Canadian health care system is going down the tubes...ciao

At May 12, 2008 7:51 a.m., Blogger Pippa said...

Happy Mother's Day, Mausi! Your headline made me laugh! And it is so true.

At May 12, 2008 10:44 a.m., Blogger Ginnie said...

So glad to hear you mom is okay after her surgery, Christina. AND I'm glad to see that your boys appreciate you!!! But of course! :)

At May 12, 2008 1:04 p.m., Blogger Diane Mandy said...

Belated Happy Mother's Day. What a great present for you, to know your mother is doing well!

At May 12, 2008 3:46 p.m., Blogger Mar said...

Belated Happy Mother's Day! love the bouquet and the hearts :)
Wishing your mother a speedy recovery .

At May 15, 2008 12:03 a.m., Blogger Mike B said...

Happy post-mother's day. I won't touch the stretch marks comment, suffice it to say mine are from too much starchy german food covered with starchy german sauce.

At May 20, 2008 4:06 a.m., Blogger Expat Traveler said...

oh wow, well wishes for a speedy recovery! I guess this is a great year to come and visit her. Seems we are finally changing into warmer weather.. For the first time in years, we had 2 out of 3 days of sunshine for this Victoria day weekend.. But we still have a ton of snow!

At May 20, 2008 4:27 a.m., Blogger Expat Traveler said...

by the way, we are going to have to schedule a meet up! I know my swiss friend pflight will be here too.


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