Sunday, February 21, 2010

It's Sunday

Yes, folks it's Sunday. Which means back to the grind tomorrow for most. This week has been a LONG week medically for me, my family, and friends. One day last week my Aunt's best friends husband was admitted to the hospital for a severe allergic reaction to antibiotics and took them ALL week to figure it out. He was in a COMA and having seizures his reaction was so bad. Then my good friend H, was admitted again for vomiting and severe chest pain, they finally figured out it was her appendiz. On the 17th my friend E, had her FIFTH baby boy, and he is a CUTIE! Two days after that she found out her older boys Dad was diagnosed with cancer in his liver and colon; and one day this last week he went and had to get his central line placed for his chemo. Then on Thursday I slipt and fell on the ice on my front steps and I fractured my L3, and my L4 and L5 are fusing together. So I am now wearing a special back brace to help things hopefully heal correctly. And now here we are on Sunday. Wow. What a week. Still no word on the job situation. Today we went and had breakfast/brunch and went to Menards. Did you know that you can use the BLUE bag of salt for a hot water heater instead of Ice Melt? Yeah, you can.
You're welcome. So we bought 2 bags. After we got home Dad went out and the shoveled up the ice that the ice melt had worked on.

Is anybody else as OBSESSED with the Olympics as I am right now? However, I HAVE had ENOUGH cross country skiing, and Biathalon. They are ALMOST the same sport. I mean seriously, how many hours of this do we need to see? Isn't it all pretty much the same thing? Oh, and as much as I like our state hockey team, I do not wish to watch the Olympic hockey games. I would rather watch them downhill ski, snowboard, ice skate, luge, bobsled those kinds of things. What are your favorite events of the Winter Olympics?

I have some tidbits of information about choices our local government is making, but that's a whole nother post in and of itself that I will discuss later. However, I refuse to get all political about it. I will not argue for one party or another as that's not what this blog is about or for. You are welcome to disagree with me, but please be respectful. Disrespectful posts will be promptly deleted.

I have/HAD all these things to say, but since I got hurt on Thursday all my fleeting thoughts seem to be evading me right now. My head's just been in a FOG since. I can't think, at times I can hardly formulate a thought, and I am having issues with my short term memory. I guess this is all normal with a tramautic back injury, but dang. I hope it changes SOON. Because of this I've said some really stupid stuff lately. Like, the other day my Dad and I both needed tabs, so we went to the DMV, while there I told the nice lady working there that CHRISTMAS was coming, yes you read that right I said Christmas. I meant Summer! But Christmas is what was coming out of my mouth. While trying to tell her I didn't expire until March I told her, January, June and July. I'm pretty sure my whole conversation with her was peppered with stupid inaccuracies all across the board. It's a good thing my Dad was with or she might not have let me leave for fear I was doing drugs. Oh maybe I was..Just kidding I wasn't, but I sure FELT like I was. Now tonight turning my head makes me dizzy, and my back hurts. Ok well, I might not be back for a few days because I'm hurting so much and can't hardly think. But I'll try and check in when I can. What funny things have YOU said while injured or under anesthesia?
P.S. PLEASEEE if you're reading will you please, I beg of you, PLEASE leave me a comment so I know who you are reading? Even if all you say is HELLO ;) Happy Monday Eve!

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Warning: LOTS of Whining Ahead!

GRR....It's been a day. So this morning we decided we would head out and run a few errands and then go eat at a VERY famouse Italian Restaurant in St. Paul called Cosetta's. On our way out the door, I slipped and fell on the ice on the front steps. Well, needless to say my left hand is about double the size of my right hand in the fleshy part, and I'm sporting a big ol' blood blister. And my back and left leg, ugh. That's all I have to say. My lower left back hurts pretty bad. Seems as I have pulled some muscles pretty badly, possibly pinched a nerve, and have some nasty muscle bruising. So I'll be sore for a few days. They told me to ice it for 15 min. out of every hour, and come back tomorrow. Ok, so back tomorrow I will go. So needless to say pain pills, muscle relaxers and ice-packs will be my best friends for a few days. Then tonight my best friend called and told me a NASTY story about how her Mom is choosing her bf over her OWN kids, and it makes me literally sick to my stomach thinking about it. Especially for the 15 yr old involved. The 15 yr old can do literally nothing about it. Her Dad isn't any better, he's just as verbally abusive if not worse than Mom or her BF. UGH. Can I throw up now?! Then her Mom turns around and tells her that she wishes she didn't live with ANY of her kids, yet when they Don't live their she whines and cries about that too. Bi-polar anyone?!?! And everybody wonders why this kid has so many anger issues. What else?? I've been pretty obsessed with the Olympics lately. Hey, it's decent TV for 16-17 days. But SERIOUSLY, ENOUGH with the Cross-Country and Biathalon already! It's about as exciting as watching NASCAR or BAsketball. NEXT! I had more to tell you, but those thoughts seem to be fleeting me right now with the news about my friends sister, and my back pain. Now...Where did I Put those pain pills? and ice pack?

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Tomorrow Tomorrow

I will update Tomorrow..err I guess later TODAY when my brain is turned more on and I can formulate more than a thought or two.

Monday, February 1, 2010

Why am I awake at 3:24am?

I don't know. I have nothing of real interest to say, but thought I'd update the good ol' blog anyway since well, I am awake. When else is there to do it? During the day you say? Oh, never thought of that ;P I've spent the weekend doing much of nothing because I seem to be plauged by a serious migraine. Today the migraine was accompanied by dizziness, severe dizziness, and fluid in my ears. My Mom told me to try some allergy pills for the fluid in my ears. Can't hurt to try it? What's the worst that'll happen? So today I literally did NOTHING. I woke up around 1:00pm, and realized I was home alone so I watched Duplicity, with Julia Roberts. Good movie, but it's one of those you need to watch all the way through or you miss things, important things. Needless to say I'm going to watch it another time or two. About 3:15pm "lunch" was ready so I got up and ate. Made it as far as the couch and that was it. I can probably count the amount of times I got off the couch on both of my hands. I was just so dizzy that when I did get up, I walked funny. Walking in a straight line was OUT. OF. THE. QUESTION. As comical as it is, it became annoying so instead I just parked it on the couch and there I stayed the rest of the night until 3:00am. Hoping tomorrow will be better. I do have a chiropractor appointment at 2:00pm so hoping maybe with an adjustment my migraine will get better? I don't know. But I can hope! Spent most of the day sitting on the couch watching movies, and the Grammys and editing pictures for various photo shoots. I found a really neat program with some awesome collage ideas in it. I know Photoshop fairly well, and really like it, but this program has a few really neat fast features that Photoshop either doesn't have, or take longer to accomplish than this program does. The only downfall to the program is that it does have a yearly fee, but it is relatively in-expensive though so I think I might get it. As for now I'm watching Chocolat and hoping to wind down for sleep sometime soon. Maybe I'll post some of my pictures later, maybe I won't, ah who knows. Hope everybody had a great weekend. What did you do for excitement over the weekend? Anybody got any good ideas for migraines?