Week 28: Hospital and Bedrest

Did anyone else realize that I totally didn’t post a “28 week” blog? I JUST realized it. Wow …

Well, looking back, the week I would have posted the “28 week” blog, I was at home on bedrest. Strange, that during a week where I had nothing to do and was chained to my house and basically forced to lay on the couch, I didn’t remember to post a blog. And must not have had any desire to. But that’s kinda what bedrest does to you. It sunk me into depression, slowly but surely, each day a little bit deeper. Having all the time in the world left me feeling like I had no time at all. It was fairly awful.

How often does a person spend a full 24 or more hours in the house? Not very often. At least I don’t. And it is NOT good for the soul.

Some might say, “Wow, what an awesome chance to catch up and spend good quality time with the Lord!” Well, I would say that’s just idealistic. It didn’t happen, because being couped up with little outside interaction, and no exercise makes me want to do …. NOTHING.

I woke up, moved from my bed to the couch, checked a couple emails, and attempted to avoid full out depression. Not exactly an inspiring environment to write a blog in. šŸ™‚

I’m so grateful that I only had one week of bedrest. I know if I needed to do it for the sake of my baby, then I would–and could–get through. But boy am I thankful that I don’t have to!!

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About kristinlindeen

I am Kristin. I am Erik's wife. I am Joshua, Rebecca, and Andrew's mom. I am known nationally as the "QBQ! Daughter" and keynote on Personal Accountability and the QBQ. I am certified in Myers Briggs and am passionate about helping people understand themselves and others better. I am John and Karen's daughter. I am sister to many, mentor to some, friend to others. Most defining, I am Christ's daughter, adopted by God--rescued and saved by grace. And almost every single day, I need to be reminded of that truth. Come say "hi" at www.QBQ.com and of course, browse the blog! I'd love to hear from you, so comment away!
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