Saturday, April 11, 2009

Justa nother Saturday

It's 4:00 am Saturday morning as I start typing this. All is well with the World. The Yankees are 2-2 now. After dropping their first two games to start the season, they have won the last two. My fear of them going 0-162 is over now. Actually I'm surprised I'm so interested in the games this early in the year. I usually don't start paying attention until after the all star game. It does at least give me something to look forward to doing everyday,keeping track of how they're doing as compared to others in the league.

I took Momma's car to the dealer yesterday for an oil change and some of that 30,000 mile fluid changes and stuff that you just "have" to do. $317.71 and 4 1/2 hours later I limped out of the dealer. I say limped because the dealer is at a huge auto mall that was a converted from a regular ole shopping mall. It's a pretty big place and I must have walked around it 3 times just trying to kill time. It did a number on my lower back and leg. I'm not whining though. It did feel good to get out of the house for a while.

I went to Len's last night (my social worker) discussed some things related to identifying myself as something beyond a Truck driver. It's something I'm struggling with after 27 years of doing something. I know I'll eventually come out the other side and find something else to grab onto. It's just taking more time than I would like. My physical limitations are VERY frustrating and I'm not dealing well with that at all.

Ok. It's 5:45 pm as I finish this post. We went to our regular breakfast with Shawn & Pat. Came home for a while and called the dealer where the car was fixed at yesterday. A warning light for low tire pressure wouldn't go out so we had to stop in and have them check it out. 60 something miles round trip later and 11/2 hrs more hanging out. After that we went to the laundry and washed the clothes as I mentioned earlier the washer had broken. Then on to the grocery store and home. Do we lead an exciting life or what?

We're going to run over to Jeff & Amanda's and drop off Brandon's Easter basket in a little while. Then stop off and top off our exciting day with a cup of Dunkin Donuts coffee.

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

My Ny Yankees!

image I took this picture off of the traffic website. I'm just wondering how they got my picture. That's about how my belly is looking right now. TMI huh? What did you expect a necked picture of George Clooney or somthin? Seriously, I have jeans like that that fit about the same as this guys. Lol! I don't have a shirt like that so it must not be me after all.

I'm going to try to remember to go to my Chiro today, wish me luck. It what bugs me so much about missing the appointment{besides the fact that it looked like 4/16} is the fact that he and I were talking about people missing their appointments  without calling in about 3 visits ago.

My Ny Yankees didn't get off to a quick start this week. The pitcher they paid 161 million $$ for stunk up the joint in his first game. I guess we're not going to go 162-0 now.This is my favorite time of the year for sports. The NCAA basketball is just ending, Baseball is just starting, and the big Golf tournaments are coming around. I'm reduced to just watching them instead of playing them. It gives me something to look forward to anyway. I'll take anything that will get me out of the funk I've been in. It doesn't help much that winter is hanging on with a vengeance. There is snow on the ground and flurries in the air right now. I think it's in the 30's right now. That's 15 degrees below normal for this time of year.

I think I'll take one of my new prescriptions from yesterdays post and watch some tv. Hell, I should be able to find some talking head on telling me how great I've got it now that Nobama is back in our country.

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

There is a pill for everything!

image This picture is for my blogging buddies that keep track of the Pharma companies. Is this a new pill marketed by Astra Zeneca? Are we supposed to take one in the morning? Or do we take it at night after a long day? The way I've been feeling lately I think I'll take it intravenously. I have figured out a way to make your medicine last longer... I have been forgetting mine quite a bit lately{Yep I have those pill boxes} I just forget to take them.

image Now there's an optimist!! I tend to not take on the big task like this.Heck even the little ones lately seem like big task. I've gotten to where I sleep about 4 or 5 hours at night with no problem now. The problem is I'm needing to take about an hour nap in the morning and another one in the afternoon. I guess about the only job I'll be able to get will be a mattress tester at a furniture factory. I wonder what country I'll have to move to to get that one. I've already gained back the six lbs I lost. I guess it doesn't work if you eat more calories in a day that you need to then don't exercise. I'm just not able to go to the gym. Physically or mentally. Speaking of mental. I didn't make it to my Chiropractor appointment yesterday. I had put the appointment on my calendar for 4/16 instead of yesterday which was 4/6. The way it was written it looked like it was for the 16th. The girl from the Chiro called me last night telling me I missed my appointment. Man is that embarrassing. I've got a new one for Wednesday. Wish me well. The mind is a terrible thing to waste. Maybe I'll go fill that prescription for my new medicine I mentioned above.   

Sunday, April 5, 2009

We're going to Stimulate the Economy today

It's Sunday morning. I'm feeling much better, thanks for asking. Momma is in the other room practicing for the song she's singing in church this morning. She's singing as part of trio. There has to be angels because to hear Cindy sing must be what an Angel sounds like.

We we're party animals yesterday. We went to a friends 21st birthday party. Happy birthday Tony! It's an Italian family so there was Ziti and lots of other food. The Ziti was delicious with meat balls and sausage on the side mmmmm... I'm sure with the amount that I ate that that's where it's going to end up is "on my side". I had more than my share. I had one bottle of wine cooler. It tasted like Kool aid I could see how you could get over served. It has been months since I had anything at all but one didn't effect me really.  Sandy's mother was there. She has 18 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren she sure is spunky. Tomorrow she's going to be jumping in a van and riding out to Missouri, she's an amazing lady with a great attitude.

We get to be Grandma and Grandpa again today. Jeff and Amanda are going to go out to lunch together. It's really neat to be Grandparents. Speaking of that. I talked to my daughter Adrianne yesterday. She's doing pretty good with her pregnancy. She told me she is still getting sick every day though. She has a good attitude about it though. I would be doing some major whining. She's about 15 weeks along. In another couple of weeks they can find out if it's a boy or a girl.


We are leaving in a while to go buy a new washer and dryer. The dryer still works but the washer won't spin all the way to rinse off the clothes. We've had them for 19 years I guess maybe they don't owe us anything. We'll probably just go to Home Depot and get it. We have the money in savings to get it but they have a 12 month no payment no interest plan there why take the money out of savings. No telling what else will come up.  Hey we're going to try to do our part to stimulate the economy. The picture is a combo they have on sale. I think we'll just settle for the simple plain ole white top load ones like the ones we have now.

Edit: Cindy just got back from church she said it went very well. We're going to grab some lunch and go spend some money. I hope you all have a great Sunday. Keep in touch.

PS. I've lost  6 lbs since I've started keeping track of what I'm eating a little better. It's not because I'm exercising because I haven't been to the gym in a while.