~The Daily Grind~ 8/7/09

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  1. ddavis860

    ddavis860 <font color=magenta>My dream job is to be the Fair

    Apr 29, 2005

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    ~The Daily Grind~ 8/7/09

    It's Friday!!!! :dance3:

    I have to go back to work, and work the weekend... But I had a lovely time on the new boat. DS21 was there too....He and DH both caught fish but the new pink rod didn't bring me any luck this time :( But I had a blast, and got to spend some nice family time with DS21 for a change :teeth:

    Now back to the Daily Grind...

    My List for Today:

    Caffeinate [​IMG] This repeats every day!!

    Work till 3p

    Call Blue Cross again, call hospital again...this hospital bill is just insane!


    Upload pics...got a ton of them... have to find a coupon...

    Pay some bills

    Have a Great Day and a Great Weekend everyone!! :teeth:
  2. PrincessNancy96

    PrincessNancy96 Scrapbook Mom Moderator

    Dec 28, 2005
    Glad you had a wonderful time Debbie!!! I bet it was nice to spend time w/ all your boys!!! ;)


    DD to XC practice *might let DH sleep in since he is technically on vacation again! LOL*

    empty dishwasher
    sweep kitchen/dining room

    finalize grocery list
    pick up DD from XC
    grocery store
    other store shopping
    remember $$ out for lunches (next wk school starts)

    make sure kids have their rooms cleaned
    DH to have DsS15 sign grade expectation contract (he is the one that won't put forth any effort and likes to skate by)..
    finish Parrot elements
    bag parrot elements

    put extra envelope in w/ the elements and send them off on Saturday so I can have that done and gone! Yeah! (almost swap free again permanently!!!)
    kit more pages for next week (have about 20 ready to go)
    order free photos from artscow (just pay shipping)
    order 365 photos
    update 365 pages
    work on LO for challenge (scrap challenge)
    pull some of photos from Disney 2008 and use swap elements to finish those pages
    update calendars w/ DS8's football schedule (3 conflicts w/ DD's XC schedule.. I'll take 2 and Dad will take one of DD...luckily non of the soccer games are in the AM so no conflicts there)....

    got a mile long list but I'll keep it to myself...
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  4. Lisa

    Lisa <font color=royalblue>OMG, I think I am going to p

    Aug 18, 1999
    It's Friday! :woohoo:

    Fold and put laundry away
    Meet MomE for breakfast
    Take DD to the dentist :scared1: Explain to me how the child has no problem giving blood but having her teeth cleaned is drama beyond measure.
    Take DD to school
    Pay bills
    Order two prescriptions
    Pack car for Saturday's crop
    Stop at grocery store for some munchies for Saturday's crop
  5. PrincessNancy96

    PrincessNancy96 Scrapbook Mom Moderator

    Dec 28, 2005
    Good luck at the Dentist!! Tell Princess it will be okay!!!
    My kids love the dentist..but it helps that he is a family friend in real life.. they knew him from the time PJ was 4! :)
    Now I'm trying to convenience him to help pay for college since he's around so much! lol!
  6. joyah

    joyah living on the funny farm

    Aug 31, 2007
    Morning all (typed as I yawn ready for bed)

    Debbie glad you had a great time,give it time I'm sure the pink rod will come through
    Lisa good luck with the dentist I HATE them
    Nan once again your list is making me tired I cant to that in 3 days

    Let's see going to be a loooong day
    up and to the library for 9am
    finish putting out books for book sale
    go grocery shooping for food sales BJ's (library is having a big fundraiser)
    pick up my few things at above store
    Walmart for few thing not needed in large quantity
    home unload everything find room in my tiny fridge really missing my extra one
    bank for start up change (need to get check book from dad)
    make maccaronni salad
    pull out out stuff for yard sale table ($10 to the friends group we keep the rest)
    have a drink
    go help set up 20x40 tent
    have another drink wil pricing stuff to load
    load Sequoia with stuff then load truck with extra stuff
    find all the other supplies needed
    crash into bed 6 am is going to come EARLY
    have a great day everyone
  7. BernardandMissBianca

    BernardandMissBianca Rum makes math fun! Moderator

    Feb 18, 2005
    get the new car done, took way way way longer then necessary.
    clean the bathroom
    clean boys room
    Call the insurance company done
    T-shirts for SDV
    pack for crop

    See a pattern forming here? LOL
  8. ddavis860

    ddavis860 <font color=magenta>My dream job is to be the Fair

    Apr 29, 2005
    Good luck with the new car Buffy!!
  9. StitchIsOurHero

    StitchIsOurHero <font color=red>I was smart enough to marry a DH w

    Jul 29, 2004
    Good morning, everyone!! It's FRIDAY!!!! Woohoo! Today is the 1st day of school with students for us. It's been a WILD & CRAZY week! I think everyone has a schedule, though, so we should be ok today (fingers crossed that I'm right about that!!).

    Here's my list for today:

    1. Up
    2. Caffeinate--a must!! The past 2 nights DS has decided to get up at 3.
    3. Get outfit for DS
    4. Take DS to Mom's
    5. Get lunch from Mom
    6. Work
    7. Pick up DS
    8. Walk
    9. Fold laundry
    10. Go shopping with DH & DS? It's tax free wknd here
    11. P365 pic
    12. Plan out rest of wknd
    13. Watch rest of "So You Think You Can Dance". I don't know who won!! SHHHHHHH!
    14. Collapse in bed!!

    Buffy--good luck with the car!!
    Nan--way to go on your almost swap freeness!!
    Lisa--hope the dentist goes ok! It's major drama for me, too! I hate the dentist!!
    Deb--glad the beach was fun!!
    Christy--good luck with your long day!

    Everyone have a WONDERFUL Friday!!
  10. party of 3

    party of 3 <font color=royalblue>i can't believe that i will

    Apr 1, 2005
    Hi Everyone!

    well it's friday. i made it through the week alone at work. and it's only 1/2 day. thank goodness.
    i think i've pulled a muscle and it's pulling my rib on of place. it's almost like an actual knife stabbing pain when i move a certain way. i think i did it cleaning out mom's apartment. i can't lay down. which is ok, 'cause i'm not sleeping anyway. so i sat in the chair all night. i'm exhausted. i've got to go have it looked at today, after work. i think i'll call the chiro and see if they can squeeze me in. i sure hope so. it brought me to my knees a few days ago. that's how intense it is. *sigh* something else to deal with.

    so my list is short....

    ds, up dressed, breakfast, camp
    me work -'till noon
    call dr
    dinner? who the heck knows??
    (i've got to get back to my menu planning and grocery shopping.*sigh*)

    it's been 4 weeks today. and it's really not getting any easier. i'm barely making it day by day. why? :sad:

    i have not been posting because i feel like sad sally. i never have anything good to say. it's been all bad. sorry you guys. i feel like doom and gloom over here. :rolleyes:

    i just miss her so much!:angel: my heart is broken. :sad1:
  11. rlovew

    rlovew Moderator Moderator

    Mar 12, 2006
    Holly- iot is undersatndable that you are still feeling sad and we cantake it- we love whether you are happy or sad- we stick with each other through thick and thin not just the good times- post and let us do our best to comfort you some- sometimes just getting it out helps and we are all okay with that.

    SIOH- good luck with the first day!

    Buffy- enjoy the new car

    Joyah- good luck with the yard sale

    pack and mail color and everyday swaps
    work on swaps
    graveside service
    shopping in town- Joanns, Big Lots, pet store (food), somrthing else i can't remember
    kitting for SDV
    order photos

  12. joyah

    joyah living on the funny farm

    Aug 31, 2007
    Oh Holly my heart is aching for you. I realize it feels like forever but it hasn't. 4 weeks is really a short time to morn someone like your mom.
    Don't stay away just cause you feel like a sad sally lean on us that's what we're for. And I can't lie to you all these little mile markers are going to hurt for a while. the holidays and birthdays will be the worst. My youngest was 3 when he lost his MeMe and not a day goes by that he doesn't sleep with the bear she made him. He's 8 and it's a good thing he can't get into this account cause he'd never speak to me again for that comment.
    Holly hold on tight to your memories, remember she's not in pain anymore and can freely do all the things she loved, it's been a long week at work and your body is hurting(it's probably telling you to take a nice weekend off and enjoy your DS and DH. Go do something in honor and memory of you mom, make memories for Bubba and you'll come through. time is the only healer and it takes time. Just be glad you don't have my idiot FIL to ruin memories at everyturn. Nan can tell you I had to vent to her one day it was so bad! (and now I'm considering a restraining order.) Remember your Mom loves you and is very proud of you she knows you're hurting but she'd also want to see you smile!
    Hugs my friend and please don't try to keep your grief to yourself we are here for you.
  13. Lisa

    Lisa <font color=royalblue>OMG, I think I am going to p

    Aug 18, 1999
    Joyah, you worded that so well.

    Holly, I hope you feel you can turn to us. Don't keep these feelings in, you need to talk about it. Of course you feeling terrible, you love your Mom very much. You were blessed to have her not only as your Mom but your best friend too.

    Please call the dr as soon as the office comes in. You need to be well physically so you can take care of yourself emotionally.

    Your Mom is with you, in your heart and in your memories. Are you writing all of it down? Bubba is going to want to read it some day and it will help you.

    We are here for you honey.:hug:
  14. morgansmom2000

    morgansmom2000 DIS Veteran

    May 16, 2007
    Mom's with you Holly, and we love you happy or sad! Please don't stay away, this is a place you can talk about it all!

    I'm at work. Had an okay day at the beach yesterday. It was a bit overcast, but that was fine, because it would have been too hot if it hadn't been. Morgan had a BALL in the water with her cousin, they buried each other in the sand, played on the boogie board, and just had a fun fun time.

    I'm exhausted, the bed was too short, the room was so flippin' hot with no air moving through the windows, Morgan is a mover and a shaker all night long and she sleeps HOT and she got up at 5:56 (but she was awake and woke me up around 5:00 am). It was a rough night. I had to count mile markers to make it back safely on the drive though! Last night was much better at home, I have to work all stupid day, but I'm going to Joann's after work for fun stuff!

    Hope everyone has a great day!
  15. tinkryansmom

    tinkryansmom You are one lucky bug!

    Aug 26, 2004
    HUGS to you Holly - my heart aches for you. I hope the chiro is able to help you out. I wish I could come give you a hug.

    Buffy - how is the new car!!?


    DD up to feed and exercise her pig
    Breakfast for everyone
    DDs dressed
    Start laundry
    Dishes Away
    To horse barn - DD to ride - I have to clip her horse
    Grocery store?? - getting to be slim pickins around here
    Drop drycleaning??

    Horse barn is in Madera - usually run errands on Fresno side - hmmmm - guess maybe I will go to town after DH gets home tonight and do grocery shopping. Best go find something in the freezer to dig out. At least here on the ranch there is always beef in the freezer.

    Everyone have a great Friday!! It seems some of you are cropping - what is everyone else doing!!? And am I the only one out here on the West Coast!!??
  16. BernardandMissBianca

    BernardandMissBianca Rum makes math fun! Moderator

    Feb 18, 2005
    Car is good, it took forever though!! Then we went to the chiro, I cold not sleep last night I hurt so bad. We had to do 3 different positions to get it adjusted. And we went out for Thai food.
    Didn't get much done but that's ok, there is always tomorrow.

    Lisa, I told the kids about mucking stalls if they make messes, DH said the second person to spill anything has to muck them barefoot! LOL
  17. Lisa

    Lisa <font color=royalblue>OMG, I think I am going to p

    Aug 18, 1999

    I wonder if they know how much manure sticks in the hot weather. :rotfl2:

    Can't wait to see your pretty ride tomorrow. :)

    The dentist went very well, very, very well. That kid always makes a liar out of me. LOLWe did go out to breakfast beforehand with Grandma. DD did so well, it's the last day of school, Grandma and I were talking, DD was finished with her breakfast and signed that she wanted ice cream, how could I say no. :confused3 Grandma and I had another cup of coffee and DD had her coffee ice cream. :goodvibes The dentist said whatever we did we should do the next time. Hey, doctor's orders are doctor's orders. :worship:
  18. BernardandMissBianca

    BernardandMissBianca Rum makes math fun! Moderator

    Feb 18, 2005
    DD went out to eat with you??? OMG! I would have cried!
    My baby really is changing isn't she?

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