Wednesday, December 28, 2005

Queen of Crazyville

I feel like Queen this week. We received several gifts for Christmas this year and it feels like we are being pampered!

I received remote start for my van from my mother in law (too bad no one will put it in my van for me and it will be 300$ to have a shop to do it). I can’t wait to use this. I hate walking all the way to my van in the bitter cold weather to warm it up only to have to sit in the van while the windows defrost so I can drive it to our front door. (NOTE: I do not mind the SNOW, but I do mind the cold.)

From my aunt and uncle, we received 800tc sheets… mmMm nice. We house sat for them in April and I commented on how much I loved their sheets and that’s what they can get us for Christmas! The sheets on our bed were 400tc, and the 800tc are twice the thickness. They are awesome!

My mother gave us a gift card for Target to use towards new towels; they came via UPS this afternoon. They are so big and soft enough to be at the spa. I can’t wait to get them washed up and ready to use!

The four of us receved sweatshirts that bear the local schools sports name “the hurricanes”. I don’t know why they are that, but ok Ill go with the flow. Besides, everyone can use a new big fluffy sweatshirt once in a while!


Monday, December 19, 2005

Santa and stuff...

Tony, Caitlin, Zoe and I went to go see Santa and the reigndeer! I still am not sure what Caitlin told him what she wanted for Christmas. He asked her what she wanted, and she said TOYS, he asked her what kind of toys, she said she didnt know! She then asked him "Where are you reindeer?" LOL She asked him a couple more times before they were through talking.

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Zoes got thumbs up to whatever santa says

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More Santa

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Caitlin looking at the deer

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More photos of Santa, Reindeer, & Christmas at Great Nannas and Gpa Brads

Ok no more deer or santa...

Wednesday, December 14, 2005


For those of you who have viewed my webcam the couple of times I have had it on, or have chatted with, you know how much I like Propel. So my blog today is about that. Ya, I am lame.
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Yes there are two rows of propel in there!

I have tried 5 out of 8 flavors: kiwi-strawberry, grape, melon (ick), lemon, & tropical citrus. I dont like grape flavored things usually, but I LOVE grape propel.

OK thats enough about propel. My day is very dull today. LOL

Tuesday, December 13, 2005

Morning Rant

I HATE mornings. Why? Because everyone (kids and cats) wants something from me RIGHT NOW. Does not matter how fast I move, I am too slow for their morning demands. The cats want food and water; the kids want milk, fruit, & oatmeal. If I am too slow, Caitlin tells me every two seconds that she wants milk or oatmeal. Then it’s a straw, a napkin, and whatever else her tiny brain can come up with. Zoe doesn’t say much other then "guck" which is how she says milk. The cats run under my feet constantly and if I don’t get them water fast enough, they drink out of the toilet, which wouldn’t be so bad, but I put Clorox tablets in, and cats probably should not drink bleach water!

Then if I have not scooped the cat box in a couple of days, Tico is sure to let me know by giving me a wet rug (where I stand in the morning to get water for the kid’s oatmeal). UGH.
I know how to remedy this situation. It sounds simple to a person who is able to get out of bed and go on about their day. I need to stick with my Night time routine, and get up before my children, which some mornings would be before 6am and 8am others, then do my morning routine.

Any who… Today I am going to help my uncle with his Christmas decorations. This will be fun, Ill be outside, and away from my children for a bit.

Ugh, why cant children pick up their toys?? Don’t they realize how much easier it would be to play in a neat and orderly room?? I try to help when I can but geez, I can’t do it for them all the time! Yeah, Caitlin is ONLY four, but if she doesn’t learn now, when will she. I already called Santa and left him a message not to bring her toys. This did not work and now she complains about me calling him. I told her when she cleans her room I would call him back and tell him she was good.

/morning rant

Monday, December 12, 2005


Today hubby, Zoe and I went to St. Cloud to pick up a computer from someone Tony works with so he could have a second computer.

Also, I got my gift from my TFMR SS. :D (they will remane nameless until Everyone else has received their gifts. (just in case any of them actually READ my blog) The huge box held some scrapbooking stuff, a cute apron for my dishsoap bottle (this is too cute btw) and a back massager for my chair! :D This had a note attached: "Here is a hint to this gifts contents: You Certainly don't need a man ( OR ) your husband to do this for you anymore! Now you can self stimulate! " lol

We also got our first netflix movies: The Amityvill Horror, The Sisterhood of the Traveling pants, and Bewitched.

Ok made dinner, and that fun stuff too.. ok END

Sunday, December 11, 2005

Did you know...

Easy Ups have an expiration date?? ya... they do.


This morning, I got up, fed the girls breakfest, turned on the news, and noticed my angel was crooked. As I looked around, I realized there was more then just the lopsided angel. Our christmas tree had been vadiaized. DERN KITTYS!

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poor christmas tree!

Oh and its snowing outside. Its supposed to snow every day this week EXCEPT for Tuesday. We were supposed to travel to go get a computer today, but for now those plans have been delayed.

Thursday, December 08, 2005

Christmas Shopping

Ok I think I am done with the shopping part of christmas gifts. Now onto the ones I am making. Weeeeeeee LOL Christmas is coming wayyy to fast. Someone asked Caitlin today if she was ready for Santa to come, she said "no". I will remember this in a year or two when she will be begging for Santa to come visit.

I havnt talked to hubby about this yet (but he reads my blog) but I would like to take the girls to see Santa and the Reigndeer next Sunday. Bad part is, we have soo much traveling between dentist appointments, and doctor appointments that I am not sure I want to sit in the car agan. BUT, this also would be the PERFECT time to go see my dad and grandmother (that we havnt seen since LAST Christmas..).


Tuesday, December 06, 2005


Dont leave me alone with myself. Yes you read that right, do NOT leave me alone with MYSELF. My mind just goes on and on and on, kind of like Caitlin who never stops talking. I go over everything in my life or whatever is on my mind, not once, not twice, but at least ten times before I get annoyed with MYSELF. Just makes me wonder how other people put up with me, how they dont get annoyed to the point of leaving me or punching my lights out. I guess thats why my best friend is my husband, and my other friend lives 3 hours away. I could go on about how bad my mind wanders and obesses but I will not.

Anywho. I went to the tooth devil today. UGH I hate having my teeth cleaned by them. I have good gums but they are sensitive along with my teeth. PLEASE do not blow air on my teeth :( It HURTS. DO NOT put cold water or hot water on them, OUCH. And for the love of buddah, do NOT stick that sharp pointy thing into what we both know is a cavity!!! DAMN YOU! Then after all this torture, you tell me that I am on a waiting list to have my cavity filled. Wonderful. So in other words, I will have to make another appointment for a cleaning, then I can get an appointment for fillings. I will not say anything about my wonderful *sarcasm* trip to the dentist and scare my children before they even meet one.

Ok I have to go eat, tonight is "open scrapbook" night.

Monday, December 05, 2005


I put up my tree. Here are the pictures! I took them this moring.
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Here is Zoe wondering how many times she can touch the tree while mom is not looking.

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Here is Tico, who also is wondering how many times he can EAT the tree before mom notices

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My snowflakes! I love snowflakes!

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And my tree. I think i should take another picture at night, its prettier at night

Murphy's Law

Mur·phy's Law (mûr'fēz) n. any of certain humorous axioms stating that anything that can possibly go wrong, will go wrong.

This morning, Caitlin had preschool which begins at 8am and ends at 3pm. Of course, today both girls slept in. Lately, Caitlin has been waking me up around 6:00am -6:30am. SUX. Today was the first day in a very long time that my alarm actually had to wake me up. Good to know that it still works.

It was so very warm out this morning with temps reaching -3F. Warm. It is currently 1f outside. I didn’t want to shut my van off. It didn’t even get to warm up when I took Caitlin to school, and it had been running for about thirty minutes. I’m almost positive had I stayed in there for a bit longer, the heat would have started coming out.

Last night sometime around 12:10am, my husband woke me up to ask me if we could afford
wo0t! Or not. Woot featured a 250gig hard drive for 50$. Too bad we don’t have an extra 50$ to spare. SUX. Last week yes, this week no.

Our cat needs to go to the vet, and that will cost about 20$. Not too bad, but hey if we had another 30$, we could have got wo0t!. My cat has this very disgusting issue with his anal glands needing to be cleaned out. Normally this naturally but not with our damn cat. Also, this is usually an issue with dogs, not cats. Weirdo.

On Tuesday, both hubby and I have separate plans. We need a babysitter if we both want to do our activities that we have planned. He plans on going RPG with a bunch of friends, and I have “open scrapbooking” night.

End of my Murphy's Law banter

Sunday, December 04, 2005


I guess I will have to start posting more intertaining blogs since so many people are stumbling across it. I am a very boring person, so this will be difficult.

I am thinking about putting up my christmas tree today or tomorrow. Should be intresting to see how many times I have to say "NO, DO NOT TOUCH THE TREE" to the kids and the cats. I bought a new spray bottle just for the cats.

OK gonna go pick up some so I can put up the tree!

Thursday, December 01, 2005

Who are...

All these people reading my boring blog? I have had twenty hits TODAY alone. Really I am boring. Other then the crazy shit that goes on in my head, not much else happenin here. lol
Of course, I guess thats why there are twenty new hits, and not any new comments!

Wednesday, November 30, 2005

diet update

Ive lost 8 pounds!

Time flies

So Ive been kinda down the last couple of weeks, been off my schedule a LOT, and that causes my life to spin out of control. See this post. When some people get down, they know what causes it. When a bi polar gets down, its bad. When someone who suffers from depression gets down, its also bad. People do not understand this. Look, I am down. Just getting out of bed and "doing" what ever it is that I need to do just does not work. I can not do it. It is phsyiclly and mentally impossible. Yes ok get up out of bed, get dressed, this I can accomplish. Feed the kids an self, check!, do daily tasks such as make bed, general straighting up, no, unable to accomplish. I am cripled, unable to go on with life, get the things done that I need to do...I have one week to see if rasing my meds (again) will work; so far, no. Anyways, I am tring very hard to get things back track.
Time flies. It is still Novemeber right? I mean, it IS the 30th and tomorrow IS December 1st, but it is STILL NOVEMBER! I got two christmas cards in the mail today. I still have halloween / fall decorations around and about. I am slowly taking them down, but they are still up...I make my christmas cards every year. I have yet to finish this project yet. I also am making severalgifts this year (again) and I have hardly started. I guess I should get off here, do my daily tasks, then start on these projects!


Sunday, November 27, 2005

Sick again?

So once again, Caitlin woke me up about ten times through out the night. First she was thirsty, then she had to go potty, then she wanted a hug, then she told me I was the "greatest mom ever", next it was a cough, then she was too sick to sleep, Zoe was up (because Caitlin kept getting up) there were a few that I just had no clue as to WHY she was waking me up AGAIN. She attempted to crawl in bed with me at one point, I told her that daddy had to sleep there when he got home! I know, mean ...
I got woke up around 5 with Caitlin coughing. So I got up and gave her some medicine, and went back to bed. About 5:30 Caitlin wanted something, and again at 6:00, 6:30, & 7:00am. WEE! Well tonight is gonna be great. I have no sleepy pills (I forgot to go to the pharmacy on friday) Funny how I can fall asleep during the day, yet I can not fall asleep at night when its time to do so.
Yesterday was Tonys last day for the 12 days straight (or however many there was). It will be nice to have him home! We each have plans for Sunday, Monday & Tuesday, but we will see each other before and after! Sunday hes going to go do some deep cleaning at the club, scrub the carpets and what not. Monday, Tony has play group with Zoe, Caitlin has school, and in the evening I will be going to a stamping thing. Tuesday Caitlin has a dr. apt (i think her ear infection is back / or never went away) and Tony has plans to go do some RPGing about an hour away.
WHOOHOO! For Sunday night TV! I love Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Desperate Housewives, and Grays Anatomy. I cry for the first one, and then giggle for the second two! LOL

Friday, November 25, 2005


The other day I had Caitlin practice her name. I wrote her name in the pink, she did the rest in the pencil. My mother in law called and Caitlin asked me how she did, I looked and said no thats backwards and went back to talking to my MIL. Tony looked over to Caitlins paper, he was confused. Then he folded the paper in half. Caitlin had writtin her name completely backwards, as if it were the mirror image of the name I had written.
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OK so there it is... at the top..hehe

Wednesday, November 23, 2005

Snowed again..

Last night it snowed again. Couple of inches.. or so... who knows..

Anywhoooo, I waited up for my hubby cuz I havnt seen him or spent time with him in a while since hes been working. Im really glad I stayed up. It was great to spend time with him!

This morning (after getting 2 hours of sleep), I got up fed the kids, and I wanted to go play in the snow with the girls. So with out them knowing what mommy was preparing for, I got dry clothes set out and stuff ready to go play. We got dressed and away us girls went. We stopped at the park to play in the snow, and on the slides. I built them some snowmen, and gave them snowballs to play with! We all had a blast! In fact, Zoe cried when I put her in her carseat!

We came home and took off our wet clothes, and went and crawled in bed with sleepy daddy hehe

Monday, November 21, 2005

Time change...

Okay, so my kids seem to be off schedule since daylights savings. Getting up at 6:00am is getting old. I think I need to adjust their bedtime a bit. They usually are good sleepers, but Zoe has a cough that has been keeping us both up at night, and Caitlin keeps having nightmares and wanting to crawl in bed with me. This would be ok, but our bed is a queen and hubby and I both use "our" side to its full potential. I cant even count how many times in the last month or so how many times Caitlin has felt the need to wake me up for something.

And in other news, I am tring to get my christmas cards made, and other gifts ready. I have came up with five card designs, but havent been able to make more then 8 of one design due to lack of supplies. Oh well, what can ya do.

Well, most of our snow has melted, and this probably sucks for the hunters. No snow means its harder to track deer. I cant wait till hunting season is over and I get my husband back a couple nights a week.

Okay, I have just been informed that it is time for breakfest.

Sunday, November 20, 2005

Cajun French Toast?

Soooo heres OOPS, I kinda got sidetracked and forgot about the french toast...

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Friday, November 18, 2005

...and more snow

And then there was more...hehe
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Okiedokie then...

Thursday, November 17, 2005

My day..

Today I woke up at 6, thanks to my kids... LOL took a shower , got dressed, procrastinated (well not really, more of wasted time so we wouldnt leave insanly early for preschool.),bundled Caitlin up, took Zoe downstairs, took Caitlin to school, picked Zoe up from the bakery, bundled her up, went to Walmart, unbundled Zoe and myself, shopped, bundled us both back up, went to Pamida, (i knew we wouldnt be there long, but its hard to tell thatto a 2 year old) unbundled Zoe, shopped for like five mins, bundled Zoe back up, drove home, unbundled Zoe and self, played with Zoe, had a snack, put Zoe down for a nap, put self down for a nap, woke up, made lunch, woke up hubby, bundled self up to go buy boots (in black), came home unbundled self, said bye to hubby, bundled up Zoe, bundled up self, went to preschool bundled up Caitlin, came home, unbundled Zoe, unbundled Caitlin unbundled self... made dinner blah blahblah, 9:30ish bundled up self to go move van, moved van, unbundled self.. *sigh*

Wednesday, November 16, 2005

An AH HA! Moment

Hmm ever have one of those "AH HA" moments? Where you feel soo happy that you discovered what you did, but it should have been discovered previously?
My "AH HA" momment...
I purchased one of those Mr Clean MajicReach 's. I used it, I hated it and thought it was the worst product I have tried in a very long time. I emailed them to tell them their product sucked and a way they could improve apon their product. Well after weeks of no response on their part (they must have thought that this chick is NUTS and moved on), I finnally decieded to go ahead and give it ONE more try... I tried the "mopping pad" because my floor looked like it needed a pick me up. I opened it, then went to place it on the part where you should put it. Well my complaint about this product was, it has one spot to squish in the pad, and instead of using my brain the first time, i put the pad on backwards, so one end was flappin in the breeze when I was tring to use it. Well thats when my "AH HA" moment happend. I looked at the cleaning pad, and the cleaning handle, one end of the pad had a little pocket, the other end was free. OK, so you put one end inthe pocket, then you push the "free" end into the squishy thing. DUH... thats what makes it not "flap in the breeze"... OK I feel soooo dumb...
BTW, I know think that this product is NOT a big waste of time or money. I think it is awesome for cleaning the shower and the tub, and OKAY for a once over for moppng the floor. LOL Who knew?!

Still Snowing

Well its still snowing here. Dunno if you can tell the difference between this pic and the other pic, but here is the current view at 3:51 outside.

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Today begins Tonys twelve days straight of work at the club. Hunting season starts this weekend, and I guess hunters come up here to hunt, drink beer, and watch girls dance. I am going to miss my husband while he is gone. Its weird looking over at his desk and him not being there MMRGPing, chatting or reading TotalFark. It kinda sucks, we just paid his monthly service for both, and he wont be home to use them! LOL

Tonight there was supposed to be  a playgroup for the birth to three program that Zoe is in. It was cancelled due to the snow. Oh well, I didnt feel like bundling up the kids, bundling up me, then rebundling up Zoe...


...Yeah.. So I went to pick up Caitlin from preschool...Set Zoe down, grabbed Caitlins back pack and coat, got her hat out of her sleve, put her hat on, mittens, coat. OK While did that, Zoe had taken off her hat, mittens, scarf, and coat. GREAT! Ok I feel like I burned a few hundred calories just by bundling up my kids, rebundling up my kids, scraping my van off for 15 mins this am, then another 10 when I went to pick caitlin back up! LOL better have burned a few

WHEW! I sure am wordy...


It snowed last night! WHOOHOO! Whoohoo until I had to bring Caitlin to preschool that is... there was ICE under the snow on my van. I kind of procrastinated this morning on leaving, well that and Caitlins hat was no where to be found, she lost one at school already too! It took me about 15 mins to clean off the ice and snow, making Caitlin late for school, which was fine cuz so was half her class LOL

LOST is on tonight! I cant wait! Well I guess I HAVE to wait.
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Look! ICECYCLES! (Hubby says thats spelled right.. Hmm.. looks soo wrong!)

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Caitlin was REALLY excited that there was snow on the ground cuz it means CHRISTMAS. How do you explain to a four year old who has NO concept of time, that Christmas is more then a month away! I am planning to make a count down calender for her, but sheesh, I am not ready to even start the count down calender yet! Thanksgiving isnt even here yet! I keep telling her that Thanksgiving comes before Christmas, but then she tells me Christmas is the day after Thanksgiving. Should I tell her that it is Black Friday and there are crazy mad people who go shopping and beat people up for gifts? Or should I leave that detail out until she is older...LOL


Monday, November 14, 2005

My hubby

My husband got new glasses! Isnt he sexy :)

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Tonys New glasses

Sunday, November 13, 2005

Christmas Cards

I am soo happy when stuff finally gets together in my head! This is our christmas card (one of many, but this is the FIRST Ive completed)!

If you want one of my homemade cards, you better get me your snail mail addy early! I only send out so many!

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My little helper

I am tring to get stuff done for christmas presents (I do them this early because I MAKE them ) and someone decieded to HELP me out.. Or so I thought... He got into my paper, and stole a scrap and ran away with it to eat it!
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Tico, my helper

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Our first snow!

This was our first snow fall! Man its hard to take a picture of fast falling SNOW! LOL

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outside our front window

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Saturday, November 12, 2005

Its Saturday night...

and I am supposed to be doing crafty things. Tomarrow night I will be spending time with hubby and watching my Sunday night TV! Then Monday night, I am sure hubby will be RPGing. So I will have time to do some crafty things then. My new stamps, that I should not have got, will be here any day now! I am really excited! I cant wait to start making my christmas gifts and this will give me the extra boost that I need!

I did watch Mean Girls tonight, that was fun. Ive seen it before, so it was mainly just something going on in the background. OH! I also had company! Two nights in a row even! :) Our friend Brians car is broke, so he is in town more often. He stopped by yesterday, and hung out for a bit, we chattered back and forth, then when his friend got done with work, he caught a ride. Then tonight he was in town again and stopped by!

Hmm ok thats all I got...



Caitlin just went to the bathroom with out announcing it to me until I answer!! OMG



Ugh I am down right exhausted! I am soo tired. I sleep well at night, except for the last couple of nights. Caitlin keeps waking me up, "I have to go to the bathroom", "I am thirsty", "I need a hug", ok well I understand why she would want a hug, and also she told me about a bad dream. I just dont get why I need to be woke up for water (she has a waterbottle that stays half full in the fridge), or why she needs to tell me she has to go to the bathroom.

I try dozing on the couch. That doesnt work very nice with a 2 year old and a 4 year old bouncing around. Caitlin constantly picks on Zoe, grabs her toy, sits too close for Zoes likeing, or deciedes she needs to crawl on me to tell me "Obie is coming up next".

I am so tired. I feel like I can barely move, my body aches, it screams for rest. Uninterupted rest. Look, I know this is part of being a parent, but come on, everyone needs a good nights sleep once in a while. Lately here its been far and few between. My kids hardly ever used to get up in the middle of the night. I understand that Caitlin has an ear infection and wants to be cuddled with. I just fail to see why I need to know at 2 am that she has to go to the bathroom, or that she is thirsty.

She talks all the time. NON STOP CHATTER . It gets very old very fast. Its great when shes telling me a story, or talking about school, or her friends at school, but even during the day she must tell me she has to go to the bathroom or get something to drink... She has actually peed her pants because I did not answer her when she told me 10 times that she has to go to the bathroom. WHY cant she just do these things?? HOW do I get her to STOP doing this??

I want a good nights sleep, UNINTERUPTED. I am so tired, I cant even make it through the day. I almost want to take up caffinee again. :(

Friday, November 11, 2005

Are you SURE that today is FRIDAY?

Have you ever woke up and thought that it was a different day then it actually was?? I was up at 7ish as usual, made the kids breakfest, put on cartoons, snoozed for a few on the couch, then I went to change Zoes diaper. I looked in the mirror, realized MAN I need a haircut! Then I thought about that for a second... WAIT... I had a hair appointment YESTERDAY! SHOOT! I missed it! WOW that sucks! *phone rings* (cant answer it cuz im still in diaper change mode). I put Zoe down and go check the phone. "enter hair place name here" Hmm... OH CRAP TODAY IS FRIDAY! Whoops... So I did get to reschedule for 1pm. Nice...

Thursday, November 10, 2005

Living with me...

From the outside, I may look normal, but on the inside, im screaming. I suffer from bi polar disorder. Often, people do not realize all that makes up this disorder. People who are not educated on the disorder say that its all in your head, or its overly dignosed, or you can contorl it. The over dignosis of this may be true, and your right it IS in my head and it effects my entire body and those around me and NO I am unable to control it. I have rapid cycling bi polar which means my moods can switch weekly, even daily or worse yet, hourly. I dont think those around me fully understand this disorder and that "MOST" people can be treated. That leaves those other whatever percent that can not be treated. I am not sure which I fall under, because I have not been on every drug avalible to treat this. I know a few things that "trigger" my mania or my decent into depression... 1) scheduling changes, or falling out of my routine due to severe depression, 2) changes in my life, 3) other peoples attitudes or even comments towards me. Those are just a few.

Im writing this in hopes it will enlighten people and maybe help others understand what I go through on a daily basis.

Some days are good (normal), most are bad lately (depression), but others are too good (mania). I am hardly at the "normal" level. Sometimes, I will go out and spend money just because. I dont know why, because I know we are on an extremly tight budget, but I just do it anyways. Then I sit and regret it for days, sending me into depression, causing my daily routines to go to hell, then causing worse depression. It sounds easy to change to someone who is NOT bi polar. I know, just dont spend money, and stick to your daily routines... WELL DUH. If only it were that easy! I try very hard to stick to my routines, because it benifits my children.

I would LOVE to get a house some day, and I hate that I have to completly rely on my husband for financial support because I have a hard time holding a job. If my schedule at work changes, it throws me off, and down I go into depression. Some times being around people, sends me into mania, and neither are good in a work enviornment. I would love to have a normal life. I hate looking around at other people who (appear to be) are normal. They lead normal lives. I wish I could have a normal life.

Wednesday, November 09, 2005


Ever go to post something in your blog and completly forget wtf you were going to post??

Tuesday, November 08, 2005


Im soo happy today is Tuesday! Tonight I get to stamp and scrapbook with other people! I hope I dont have such bad anxeity this time as I did last time! I got home and just shook for an hour. Tonight is also "My Time w/ Dad" through the Family Resource Center. BTW, thank gawd for TIVO! I am a big fan of NCIS, CSI, and all those shows and tonight NCIS is on (and My Name is Earl, The Office, & Law & Order SVU).


End of boring blog post!

Sunday, November 06, 2005

Family Day!

We went to the park today! It was fun... heres pics...
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Friday, November 04, 2005

OK so after a month or so of "dieting", I have yet to loose weight OR inches! THIS SUX! Ok so I went to the dr to get my thyrod checked. It was fine. OK here is what I have been doing for the last month ...

-taking a multi vitamin
-stopped drinking soda
-reading labels
-walking and paying attention to how much I move, and exersize
-taking Trimspa
-making sure my "serving sizes" were right on
-following the food pyramid (I didnt not eat fruits or veggies before all of this, my diet mostly consisted of sweets and fats)
-drinking LOTS of water & propel
-drinking FUZE instead of soda
-keeping track of what I eat
-cut out fast food almost all together
-eat 3 smaller meals and 3 snacks in one day (used to eat one meal and snack on junk food all day)

Before even asking what I have done to change my weight, the doctor says to me "Eat less, exersize more, thats all there is to it" UM OK THEN...grrr What have I been doing for the last month?? Over eating? I was under eating before, now I am doing the opposite I guess, even though its more balanced and smaller proportions. Hmm I dunno...I guess Ill go back to eating almost nothing and exersize from morning till night.

*side note* my BMI is 28.9, and above 30 is obese

Thursday, November 03, 2005

Kids are WEIRD

OK so Zoe has these socks with non skid bottoms on them. She freakin fell on the kitchen floor...Did I use pledge on it while I was sleeping??

Caitlin says to me "Mom, let me wisker into your ear" LMAO!

Thats all Ive got today...

Wednesday, November 02, 2005

Did you know...

My Little Pony has magnetic feet?? They stick to my freakin fridge, and yes they have CLEAN feet :P and YES they arnt feet, but then again they ARE because they dont have "hooves" on them LOL

That gold fish change colors? Yup ours did. At first I thought he was dieing. He looked "dirty" like he needed a bath...How do you bathe a fish?

Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people.

A bee has five eyes, two large compound eyes on either side of its head, and three ocelli (primitive eyes) on top of its head to detect light intensity.

The Moose is the world's largest deer.

The Koala lives entirely on eucalyptus and does not drink water.

The Sloth grows green algae on its hair for camouflage.

OK had enough yet?? LOL

Tuesday, November 01, 2005


Our girls on Halloween.
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Sunday, October 30, 2005


Caitlin and I were talking about halloween, then it progressed into talk about animals. She loves animals. She told me that giraffes were to big to live in the house, but baby giraffes are this big (holds hands two inches apart). I told her that wouldnt be such a good idea because they would poop all over the floor. She then replied, we can get them some giraffe kitty litter, giraffe litter! LMAO!

Saturday, October 29, 2005


Intresting things happen while hubby is away at work. Yesterday the girls were playing over by the couch and coffee table. They sounded like they were having a blast, so I let them play. They played four about ten minutes before I hear *THUD* *silence* *CRYING* OK... I RUN over there to see what happens and all I see is Zoe with blood running down her chin. Ive seen bloodly lips a couple times before, but nothing to this severity. It wasnt horrible, but it wasnt good. Here lip is still a bit swollen and looks like she bit a chunk out. Ewww.

Later in the night, I download some LOST eppisodes and watch them, surf the TV for something OKAY to watch. Every thing was repeats. I ended up some how not getting eppisode 16 or 20, so I cant watch the ones that I did get, man this sucks! LoL I am half tempted to go BUY the boxed set if we wernt on such a strict budget! Oh I can wait I guess!

About 8PM my daughter comes out of her room. This usually infuriates me becuase she does the whole kid thing, "i have to go to the bathroom" " i am thirsty" "i forgot to brush my teeth" "i forgot to give you a hug" "i forgot to give you a kiss" "can i watch cartoons". This time was different. To start off, I wasnt mad at all, in fact, I was kind of happy to see her...Until she GAGGED ! LOL I told her to run the bathroom! She did... I followed, then noticed she smelled of puke. I tell her to take of her pjs, then I go into her room and her blakets, pillow, floor, stuffed animals, wall, curtains and other misc. items were covered in vomit. I have now washed the bedding FOUR times, and it still smells...good thing its Saturday and I dont feel like washing any thing else! OK enough puke talk...

This morning, I get up (i was half awake all night) check on Caitlin, look at the fish, run to the store for Milk, Prople, Rolaids (ive had some horrible heart burn!), gum, & a nail buffer.

I wake up Tony becuase he woke me up when he got home and TOLD me to WAKE HIM UP when the alarm went off. I guess he was going to go help some guys put up trusses (sp) on his new store for his race cars, or something like that. My first question was, "are you getting paid to do this??" he said "yes why the hell else would I get up this early! " LOL okiedokie then!

I make him clean the bedrail, curtains and wall and stuff because I had my fair share last night. (see above) He bitched and moaned but finally went and cleaned some of it up. I have to give him credit, its nasty cleaning up that stuff.

I can not wait until Monday, when we can spend some time together as a family. Its Halloween, so we will definatly take the girls trick or treating. I have not read the stuff yet, but in Caitlins back pack is some info about a walk in a pumpkin patch or something. I also read something at Walmart this morning about some trick or treating, or costume somthing or other. Ill find out more about that later. I called the family resource center and had them mail me a calender of events. They have a Costume Party open house from 10 to noon. Maybe Zoe and I will go to that since Caitlin will be in school having their party. So much to do so little time!! This all
sounds very exciting !

Oh ya... when I got home from Walmart, I fed the cats, and the fish and noticed one of our shrimp decieded to take a dirt nap. Or well maybe a wet nap. ANYWAYS he was at the bottom of the tank half white. I didnt want to fish him out at that moment becuase Caitlin was stiring around on the couch. I went to go dig him out later, only to find he was MIA. LOL I wonder where he went. I wonder if he was the one who JUMPED OUT OF THE NET yesterday when I changed and cleaned the fish tank, yes I know, this could be why he took a wet nap. What can you do. The tank was soo nasty you could barley see the fish and its a very tiny tank! LOL YES i know they say you should have ONE fish per GALON of water, but I thought one fish would get lonely, so we got two goldfish, who one happens to of turned colors on us, a platty, and two shrimp. Figured they would clean the bottom of the tank nicly. Back to the goldfish who turned colors. He looked like he was "dirty" the other day. So when I cleaned the tank, I quarentined him from the other fish. That was actually the OTHER reason why I cleaned the tank, in case he was ill or something. While I was cleaning the tank, hubby looked up on the net and found that gold fish CAN turn colors and the most common was black! WHEW! Today he is darker then he was yesterday.

OK Phone is ringing,,, bubbye

Thursday, October 27, 2005


My OTHER lazy ass cat!!!

This kitty is TICO. Our 4 year old named him after TICO, the spanish speaking squirel on Dora The Explorer!

im the map im the map im the map!


Today we all pretty much did nothing, except for Hubby, he had to work tonight. It was very relaxing to just hang out with my kids. We watched tv mostly, but it was all we seemed to want to do! TV and cuddling! Caitlin was very happy that Scooby Doo was having some kind of marathon on BOOM. She LOVES Scooby Doo.

Wednesday, October 26, 2005

NOW its over!

WHOOHOO! The workers came today to finish putting the celing back up! We are officially DONE!

And in other news, Zoe and I went to our second play group! WHOOHOO! We had fun, we painted, played with playdough, dressed up for halloween, played with a few other kids, and ate some lunch!

Then later, one of therapists came to work with Zoe. She is in the birth to 3 program for Speach Therapy, and they come work with the kids in several other areas that go along with learning. We (meaning I) freaked out because she was almost two and should be saying about 20 words and she was only saying about 3 and not on a regular basis. She has progressed a LOT in the last five months! She now jabbers in that language that only babies can understand, will try to tell us things, and now she copies what we say to her!

Ahhh *takes shoes off and puts feet up*

The life of a mom

Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Its not over!

Well just as I thought our leaky roof, fallen celing and so on was fixed... Hubby looked up and asked me "is that supposed to look like that?" Um ya.. our celing was very bowed and probably could have fell at any moment. So again workmen in and out of the apartment to fix the stupid celing! Grrr The took down the celing tiles, putting back some, unable to put back others, so now they will be back on Wednesday afternoon. Oh Joy.

Can you feel the excitement??


Monday, October 24, 2005

Hmm AND here is the lazy butt Dejadahpornkitty in the same spot different day!
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Comfort Zone

So I suffer from anxiety. I tend to not like social settings, and it takes me a while to warm up to new people. My 4 year old daughter is in her second hear of preschool. Friday they are going on a feild trip. I over heard another mother asking if she could bring her 19mo. old on the feild trip, the leader had said "no , because you will be too busy with the older kids". She looked very dissapointed, so on her way out, I stopped her and asked her if she needed a sitter so she could do these things. We talked about it and how it would be a great resourse to have since our youger children will probably be in the same classes also, and we could trade babysitting with each other. We exchanged phone numbers today and are meeting up later this week at my daughters play group! :)

This weekend, my family and I went shopping together. My 4 year old kept asking to go to "Emilys house". I had to tell her "I am sorry sweetie, I am not sure where Emily lives!" My 4 year old goes on to tell me that she "lives in a HOUSE momma" LOL Sooo since I was already out of my comfort zone, when I saw Emilys mother, I told her that my daughter kept asking to go to Emilys house all weekend! So she gave me her name and told me she was in the phone book and told me where she lived, and that Emily has a birthday party comeing up in November! LOL YA! I STEPPED OUT OF MY COMFORT ZONE!!!

put back together

I am sooo happy! The last thing they had to do for this leaky roof mess was to blow in insulation! They came this am and did it! WHOOHOO!

Sunday, October 23, 2005


I am on a diet and it SUCKS! I am soo hungry! I want CHOCOLATE!

Saturday, October 22, 2005

Ahh the life of a house cat...

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more "drying"
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this is the smaller part of the left hole in the celing (as you can see they removed the paneling to dry)
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This was in the hallway
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Our roof leaked, which caused our celing to fall in our bedroom! UGH SUCKY ! Our bed has been in our living room for almost 3 weeks now! Well today they put down a new carpet pad and restretched the carpet! WHOOHOO! The only thing that is left to do now is blow insulation back in there, which will cause a mess in my laundry room! AGH! Cant win! LOL Oh well the bed is back in the bedroom again! Im soo happy!!

the other part that fell
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"little miss muffin sat on a puppet" - Caitlin age 4


I have been dieting now since the 10th of October. I stopped drinking soda, started eating better thne I went on a slimfast diet. That didnt work out so well! I gained 4 pounds!! I started taking TRIMSPA... Well I lost the four pounds now.. LOL

Friday, October 21, 2005