Nov 30, 2009

Being Thankful

I hope that everyone had a great Thanksgiving Day! I know that we did. My family lives primarily in the Southwest and I can't stand DH's family so the holidays aren't ones that we spend with family. Instead we go out the house of DH's oldest friend and spend the day there. It is a good time for all as I am good friends with Charlie also and usually end up cooking half the meal. It is normally a crowded house with people popping in and out all day. This year was different as there was only five of us there. Rather quiet and relaxing.

This time of year always causes me to reflect on things that I am thankful for and this year I wanted to share my list with you all.

1. My husband. I know that he will always be there to support me in whatever I decide to do.
2. My job. The economy hasn't really effected my job which is really a good thing as I am the main breadwinner in our family.
3. My friends. I have a fantastic group of friends and I treasure them all.
4. My furbabies. What better way to know one is loved then curling up in the recliner with a dog and two cats on your lap.
5. I am thankful for the fact that while I do have health issues that are painful, none of them are life threatening.

Those are the big ones that I am always thankful for. Then there are the smaller ones like the smile that I get one my face when I feel a warmer breeze, or the laugh that bubbles up over a good joke share with friends. Those are all moments that I am thankful for the opportunity to experience.

I hope that everyone has a great holiday season!
Nov 18, 2009

Alive?? Well maybe

I know that I disappeared for a while and I am sorry about that. Things just got a little strange.

On the medical side, that new doctor I started seeing in August. The one with the drug testing.. yeah now you remember her. Well I had an appointment to go back and see her on October 20th. Well on that morning a received a call from her office saying that they needed to reschedule as she was out of the office that day. Not being one to stress the small stuff, I shrugged and rescheduled my appointment to November 3rd. Well the same thing happened. I finally got into see her on the 10th just to be told that she doesn't feel that she can handle the care for my fibromyalgia due to the drugs I am on that enable to be a functional part of society. So basically she strung me along since August and now I am scrambling to find a new doctor as most of my yearly prescriptions need to be rewritten in December. Sigh....

On October 30th, we were having a potluck at work. I stopped by a Safeway to pick up some pop. I was in there at 6:30 am for about 10 minutes and someone broke into my car and stole my laptop. I sure hope that they are enjoying it. One should never steal from a witch the day before Samhain. Especially when a full moon was hitting.

On the upside, I was planning on working OT yesterday but I bailed and spent the day pampering me. As everyone knows, I am a huge tea drinker. Well I went to my first tea shop and had a tea set. It was delicious and something that I plan on doing again. I took a picture of the top part of my tea tray to share with you. Below was four different types of tea sandwiches and a ginger peach scone.

One of my best friends just moved back the area so that is another plus! I haven't gotten a chance to see her yet as I wanted to give her a chance to settle but I take it as a sign that everything is looking up.