Sickness be Gone!

My dear bloggy friends, I have been so sick.


It’s been over two weeks & three trips to the doctor.


My instructions for now are to REST, stay indoors, eat and drink.


My precious husband has cooked, cleaned, ironed, taxied kids & shopped.  All the while, keeping up with his duties pastoring two churches, and evangelizing this needy city.  


I don’t have much to say other than to ask for your prayers….I’ll leave you with a few random shots taken over the last month……

We made a big tent in the living room where the kids ‘camped out’ one evening.

I don’t remember tents being so hard to make!!

Justice loved it!

Faith’s job was to hand out clothes pins….not without some silliness though.

Michael and I had the privilege of attending a banquet by the Gideons

These next few pictures are evidence my kids stole my camera…..

Hope you are all doing well…….

I’m praying for Springs soon arrival…..

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/04257374047455590078 Jen

    Yes, sickness be gone! Praying for your complete healing!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/01977752862367266113 Pastor and Judy Brodie

    Dear Nina,
    I’m so sorry you are sick. I prayed for Jesus’s healing Hand on you. Glad you have a loving, caring family to watch over you! Love in Christ, Judy

  • http://www.thedomesticfringe.com the domestic fringe

    Sorry to hear you’ve been sick Nina! I’ll be praying that you get back to 100% very soon. The tent looks fun. Rest and be well my friend.
    -FringeGirl

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/02114240242123010374 Jennifer

    Mrs. Nina,

    Praying you feel lots better soon!
    (And spring will come! It’s cloudy and in the 30s here!)

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/02357132033070346815 Betty

    Sorry you´re feeling so bad. I had a week of sickness too, and am also glad it´s over.
    Will pray for you, so you get your strength back!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/04630288151385157311 Jill

    I’m so sorry you’re sick! Hope you’re feeling better soon!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06196675899705475609 The Lockhart Family

    So sorry to hear your sick…no fun. 🙂 Hope you feel better soon.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/04887884977787790642 Amrita

    Sending you tons of get well soon wishes. The photos are lovely.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00448779296171184733 Mom

    Hey ya’ll over there in Portugal… take good care of my baby girl. 🙂
    Nina, mind the Dr. and we will keep praying for you to be over this nasty stuff and back a the gym.
    I love u… Mom

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/14996520380383740721 Heather Simpson

    I will be praying for your recovery…I know Us Mamas don’t have time to be sick! But, it does give others an opportunity to serve! 🙂
    ~Heather S.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/10540064662050920859 Personalized Sketches and Sentiments

    Wonderful photos of all of you! Praying in agreement that you are feeling better and better! And that greater is HE that is in you… Lots of rest, fluids, sunshine and laughter, my friend.

    Blessings & Aloha!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/04662751045378148853 Cathy

    The kids look like they are having so much fun. You should let them “borrow” your camera more often. So cute.

    Hope you’re feeling better this week.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07698171137809654840 The Hat Chick

    Hope you feel better soon! Take care!

  • http://www.expatwomen.com Jessica Perez

    Dear Nina in Portugal,

    This is a friendly follow-up to our first message to you (May 2010), to warmly invite you again to list your blog on our Expat Women Blog Directory (http://www.expatwomen.com/expatblog/). Blogs like yours are excellent sources of information for relocating expats, so we would love to include it with our other 1,700+ self-listed blogs.

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    Many, many thanks and wishing you success abroad!

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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/04626356258793268006 The Sommer Family

    Sorry you’ve been feeling poorly! Home all is better now! I know you’ve got lots to do in the next few weeks! Praying that all goes smoothly 🙂

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/12690390602856960599 GodsHealthLaw

    Hope you get better… I am a medical missionary and have a website that might help?

    http://www.godshealthlaw.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/18439689700601562619 Dani Joy

    oh that tent looks like so much fun! They can be tricky. lol

    My parents are Gideons! I didn´t know there were Gideon groups out here. I mean I know there are Gideon Bibles here, but we have n´t been introduced to the Gideons themselves. That´s so awesome that you were invited to their banquet.

    You all are the coolest! 😉

    Dani Joy

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