I can't find my camera cord so you're going to just have to use your imagination to picture the things I've seen in the past few days...
Sunday, July 31, 2011
Posted by Heather at 4:17 AM
Friday, July 29, 2011
I just can't get past Nancy Pelosi's statement yesterday that
Posted by Heather at 6:17 AM
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Posted by Heather at 6:05 AM
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Obama, would you stop picking on the rich people? There are a few rich people I really care about and I don't think it's fair for you to take their money to give to lazy saps who think the government should support them.
Posted by Heather at 5:34 AM
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
My back is killing me. I slept for 8 hours but I woke up at least a dozen times trying to get comfortable. I had been so encouraged yesterday because my pain was better, I wasn't feeling sick or nauseous, I had more energy... this morning I dragged my weary body to the kitchen and thought, "ugh." That's what I said. "ugh". I collapsed on the love seat and laid there for a few minutes and the cats gathered round to do a viability check.
Posted by Heather at 5:11 AM
Monday, July 25, 2011
I think it's time for me to return to my usual Monday format. I need to remind myself of all the awesome things that can/do happen on Mondays. You can help me out by adding your own... if you can't add it here, add it to facebook. Here goes:
Posted by Heather at 6:09 AM
Sunday, July 24, 2011
Lots of stuff on my mind this early Sunday morning...
13 Then I heard a voice from heaven say, “Write this: Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on.”
Posted by Heather at 6:26 AM
Saturday, July 23, 2011
Lish found his perch....
Cool moth we found outside out apartment....
Our living room full of boxes... it's getting better but still... ugh... so much to unpack or repack into smaller containers. The textile restoration people gave us these huge boxes that have about 8 pairs of shoes in each. I'm could fit 80 pairs of shoes in them. (but I won't).
You can sort of tell how big my master bedroom is by the fact that I have two windows... LOL!... and the fact that there is so much room at the end of my bed. I have a nice tv stand now instead of the two stools I was using so we're going to be able to have 3 stools around the table instead of one.
I'm so glad I whine in my blog from time to time because it helps me go back and see the problem, remember the intensity of my emotions at the time and then bask in the glory of the resolution. I was looking back over some of the lists I made over the past few weeks of things that needed to be done and I almost want to jump up and down in pure joy at the realization that I DID IT! My broken down, pain riddled, discouraged self did what I didn't think I could do and that makes me feel ten feet tall and bullet proof.
Posted by Heather at 6:22 AM
Friday, July 22, 2011
Yesterday I got to work and started throwing up. Well... to be honest... I needed to throw up but it was too humiliating in our office where the hard wood floors amplify sound throughout the building. I was on the phone with a client and ... ugh... it took all my strength not to hit the trashcan. I got out of there as fast as I could... got home... got sick... and went to sleep for three hours. I woke up still really horribly nauseated and dizzy but at least I was no longer spewing.
Posted by Heather at 5:33 AM
Thursday, July 21, 2011
If I can allow myself a big ole whiny Wednesday pity party... I need to get over myself enough to have a Thankful Thursday. And sadly... sometimes it's in observing the pain of others that we realize how blessed we really are. I don't WANT there to be anyone who has it worse than me. I don't seek to find others who are suffering but I thank God for how blessed we really are and sometimes it takes getting over yourself long enough to look around... and see the suffering in this world to realize it's not that bad after all.
Posted by Heather at 5:32 AM
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
I'm sitting here in the new nest with internet and a working computer. I'm grateful... and shocked, I guess. On July 5th I would have never dreamed that we would be back in our home in two weeks. It was an exhausting two weeks... and there are still details to wrap up:
Posted by Heather at 5:18 AM
Monday, July 18, 2011
I came back from lunch early today to blog and we were too busy so I'm using that last bit of lunch to update. When I leave work today, I'm going HOME for the first time since July 1st. (after work, that is). Be it ever so messy... there's no place like home.
We're getting there. That's what I keep telling myself. Our "textiles" were delivered today and I am skeered of what awaits me at home. I resisted the urge to be home when they were delivered because I know the mess would have gotten me in it's grip and there's no way I would have made it back to work.
Guess if there was ever a day when I didn't need to be bothered by internet, it's today. I'll do what I can, take a cool bath and go to bed. Stasha's coming over with a microwave around 8pm - I told her she might not see my eyeballs. She's ok with that. It wouldn't be the first time.
The internet should be working tomorrow. Laptop battery charger charging away. The fur babies and the teen are adapting to our new digs. I think Austin is bonding quite nicely with the handy man. I knew he would. Austin already knows more of the animals in the neighborhood than I do. He's got plans to build a firepit. He's identified a new indigenous moth...
I'm wiped out. Coughing. Got a little of the reflux happening and it burns like a hot poker in my throat. Guess this explains the fever I started running on Saturday.
Have an appointment in the morning for the echocardiogram - 8am, a good 1/2 hour, 45 minute drive away. I really want to go to sleep and sleep for a week. I'm dizzy. I can't take any cough /cold type medicine because of my ever volatile blood pressure.
I still haven't lined up our trash service... I spent most of my "spare" time today redoing a lot of things I did on Friday. The satellite for Austin's tv is the same wavelength as someone else in our neck of the woods. Had to spend time on the phone with some woman named "Cecil". Apparently in "customer service in a foreign land 101" they teach you to take an american name but aren't real clear on male/female names.
Groceries? Not yet.
I did manage to deposit my paycheck.
I also managed to talk to my claims adjuster and he's working on my inital claims check.
Of course... Mr. Postman who was going to drop the key for our box off at the apartment on Saturday didnt... and he is off today... but the helpful lady at the post office said it would take ten days for them to start forwarding my mail. It would have been MORE helpful if she had told me that when I was taking the hold off my mail - because I would have left the hold on rather than risking claims checks being sent to a mailbox at a burned out location.
I got an awesome letter complete with pictures in the mail from Patti in California. Her happily ever after... so sweet!
Sarabeth, my gorgeous niece, got her glasses today. I can't wait to see them.
I can't remember if someone is bringing dinner tonight. I'm gonna chance it and have pb&j if not.
I can't wait to get home... to my new nest...
Posted by Heather at 5:06 PM
Sunday, July 17, 2011
34 minutes left on my laptop battery. No internet in the nest yet. I've decided to go ahead and spend the night at the nest instead of the cabin. If nothing else proves I'm a homebody, that should! LOL! Ready to leave the lap of luxury because nothing is as cozy as my nest.
Posted by Heather at 4:35 PM
Saturday, July 16, 2011
Is it time for a pity party yet?
Posted by Heather at 6:01 AM
Friday, July 15, 2011
Greetings from my insanely amazing temporary housing in Sautee, Georgia. Our new permanent nest is just a bit up the road and while we're getting the "stuff" situated and unpacked we will be spending our nights here in the lap of cabin luxury. I took a good long soak in the huge tub last night and it was awesome. Tonight I might find myself in the hot tub if I can find a swimsuit.
Posted by Heather at 6:39 AM
Thursday, July 14, 2011
my laptop charger is completely kaput so this may be it for a few days...
just know that I am finally getting the kind of rest and relaxation my weary, broken body has been needing for about six months.... and then tomorrow... I will get up and go to work...
Posted by Heather at 7:10 PM
When you wake up tired you know you're in trouble... but the temperature is not supposed to be as hot today and I'm getting closer and closer to my new nest. It's Thankful Thursday.... y'all ready?
Posted by Heather at 5:10 AM