Is it a sex blog? A mommy blog? A bitch & moan blog? Um, . . . yeah. This is my place to be totally honest. In my real life, I feel like I'm always lying to somebody about something. Here, I am totally honest. Brutally so. However, no matter what bad things I say about my kids, I adore them and would never ever really, say, sell them on Ebay. The husband, often referred to as Spousehole, is another story. Oh yeah - if you are under 18 (or if you are my husband), please leave now.
Thursday, November 8, 2007
I did a lot of driving on my getaway, so I had a lot of time to think. Automotive solitude is a good thing, sometimes. Some of my thoughts:
*The radio stations in the midwest could use a little more variety. I just kept hitting "seek" on the radio to see what I could find. It tended to go like this: Christian talk; Christian music; classic rock (playing Pink Floyd); old school country; more old school country; classic rock (finishing a Led Zep song, then starting some Pink Floyd); new country (playing Rascal Flatts); classic rock (finishing a Pink Floyd song, then playing another, because it's TWO FOR TUESDAY) . . . repeat. I once counted 6 Pink Floyd songs in one hour on 5 different stations. No joke. The closer you are to an urban area, the better the variety. But I was mostly not near urban areas and the choices were few.
*Yahoo maps SUCK. Never believe those people. Use ANY OTHER map service. Seriously.
*My cat Max and I are a lot alike. He is an Abyssinian. They are smart and intensely curious. Sometimes the curiosity overwhelms the intelligence. That is, you can see him thinking "I have to check this out . . . I know that no good will come of it . . . but I must know . . . " and he ends up crashing down through 3 feet of bushes because he wanted to find out what that thing on top of the bushes was. I think I am like that too sometimes. The curiosity overwhelms my better judgment.
*I need to try to be a better wife. I know Spousehole is an asshole, but perhaps if I try harder to do the things he wants (keep the house cleaner, for instance) things will be better. I have been trying, but I'm going to try harder. If that doesn't help things, I think I'll be done trying.
*It's funny how life doesn't turn out as anyone expects. I saw on old friend from college on Wednesday. I hadn't seen her in person in YEARS. We both have gained some weight, but the big changes were in how we saw ourselves 20 years ago and where we are today. She's basically living the life more people saw me living and I'm living the life people thought was destined for her. We got caught up, discussed the mystery of a friend who we hear from every 5 years or so and is never in the same place or doing the same thing twice, had some coffee, and it was good.
*I must not drink coffee anymore. OMG, the caffeine makes me shake and the acid bothers my stomach. I need to stick to caffeine-free diet Coke, except first thing in the morning (regular Diet Coke then). Tea when I want something hot. I was seriously shaky from caffeine when I reached my destination the other night. Alcohol to balance it was my next mistake. And that's all you are going to hear about that.
*I must sleep more.
*I must eat regular meals and take my insulin properly. Too many lows lately because I don't eat right. A few highs because I didn't take my insulin when I should have. I must do better. My life and those of my children depend on it. Thing is, my A1Cs have still been great, so my endocrinologist doesn't see the problem on paper. I need to have him download my meter stats and go over them with me so he's can see how I've been messing myself up.
*"Stacy's Mom" by Fountains of Wayne just never gets old for me. I still smile big when I run across it on the radio. See the video here.
Have a great Thursday everyone!!