7.02.2009

Filler Friday: The thoughtful yet random post

All in bullet-style:



  • I've got so much going on lately, yet I find myself feeling bored at random times during the day. Am I boring myself?
  • Why does my dog insist on waking me up 3 times every night? Still? It's been 6 months since my old man dog left us, and isn't she used to being the only dog in the house by now? Is it necessary that she whine until I wake up, run to the back door, and then immediately turn around, jump on the door, and bark at me when I put her out? I've tried Benadryl, I've tried feeding her twice a day, I've tried sleeping on the couch with her, I've tried running/walking her....I'm at my wits' end.
  • Why am I shedding again? I don't have long hair, so why do I have clumps floating around on the bathroom floor?
  • I have a dilemma: I have a credit with Southwest Airlines that I have to use by July 28th. But I have no time to go on a small trip between now & then. What the hell? Maybe I can sell it to someone? Can I schedule a trip, and then cancel it again, to extend the credit?
  • If not, I may take a short trip to NOLA with the hubby, but really? do I want to do that? He would gamble the entire time. Sigh. What to do, what to do....
  • I have been doing the Weight Watchers points system for 4 weeks. I have lost 4.5 lbs. I am beat down by it.
  • I haven't eaten much deep-fried-in- shitty-grease stuff lately, thankfully. However, last Saturday when we were in the teeny town for the funeral, we went to this place that seemed like it would be fun and yummy, but was really hot, dirty, and gross. I got a chicken fried steak sandwich (probably worth 40 ww points) and it made my stomach hurt. I thought it was just crappy food, since it didn't taste so hot. It gave me the runs. But today I had to eat Sonic on the fly, and I had their popcorn chicken. Guess what? I got the runs. So maybe my body is done with fried stuff?
  • I ordered an iHome alarm clock for my hubby's iphone. I ordered the wrong one. I returned it, and ordered the correct one today. It will be here Friday, and I can't wait to see how it works. If it works well, I'm buying one for my nano.
  • And speaking of that nano, I have yet to take it out of the package. I just haven't had time. Plus, my itunes is on my work computer, and I'm always scrambling to get everything done at work as it is.
  • I found several new blogs that I recommend: The Dark Side of My Mind, The Girl with the Pink Teacup, This is not the life I ordered, & The typing makes me sound busy. Check 'em out and give 'em some comment love.
  • Why can't I be as funny as this lady? Or this lady? Or this lady? I am just not that fast with comebacks or funny stuff. Le sigh.
  • There's some sort of swamp-like concert going on in my backyard at night. Between that and Daisy's whining, I'm losing sleep. I go to bed tired and wake up tired. What the hell?
  • I'm so tired of the random bugs showing up in my bathroom. Remember last year?: the cricket in the drain? The spiders? All the other bugs? Well, last night it was an ant. I have no idea why I looked up while showering, but I did, and this stupid ant was crawling on the ceiling. The rest of my shower was spent panicking, worrying that he was going to fall on my damn head when I was rinsing out my hair. Proof:


  • My tomato plants are doing AWESOME, but I'm the only one who eats tomatoes in this house (Daisy just puts them in her mouth and then drops them on the floor covered in drool), so I'm running out of things to do with the tomatoes. I don't have enough to make fresh pasta sauce. I'm thinking stuffed grilled tomatoes? Hmmmm.
  • The skin tone on my face is disgusting. It seems to be getting worse, in spite of the SPF. I am really thinking of getting microdermabrasion done. Actually, I'm pretty sold on it, but can't find the time to get it done.
  • That is all.
  • Hope everyone has a safe and happy 4th! I will be going to see Ice Age today, see fireworks tonight, & bask in the sunshine (and drama) at my in-law's on Saturday.

8 comments:

Chibi said...

1. The hair: stressed? I'm sure you already know this, but it's "normal" to lose between 80-100 strands per day; if you're stressed out, that number can (and will, trust me *rolls eyes*) increase.

2. The trip: Canada? *wicked grin*

3. The grease: when I got healthier/stopped eating CRAP three years ago (I can't believe it's been that long *sob*), every.single.time. I'd eat fast food, it would go right through me. It's amazing how quickly our bodies adjust to healthier food (and how they rebel against CRAP). lol

4. The nano: we bought new MP3 players during an electronic store's bankruptcy sale last year. Mine? Still in the package. I want the iPod touch. I'm thinking I'll sell the unopened dude and put the money towards the iPod... mua ha haaaaaaa

5. The bugs (specifically the spiders) and the tomatoes: you can keep 'em. ;)

6. The face: have you looked at the Clarisonic? I've had mine for about a week, and while it's currently *ahem* assisting in clearing old blemishes, my skin overall looks MUCH better. TUWABVB (did I get her letters right? I always wanna call her Tumbawumba, like Chumbawamba for some reason) has one, too, so hit her up for more info.

Happy 4th to you and yours! *smooches*

jrbasil said...

The trip could be a "weekender" in Colorado!!! Nana and Popi would LOVE THAT!!!!

Badass Geek said...

Most fried things, and not just fried but FRIED things, upset my stomach, too.

TUWABVB said...

Although I would totally support a trip to Canada (only since I know that you can drive to Austin), I think you can sell the credits on Craigslist if you want to...I've seen them there and I even had a friend sell her rapid rewards accumulated from a business trip all the time.

As far as the dogs, duded - I get it. I get it MORE than you even know. Perhaps we should just send Daisy (a/k/a David Patterson) and Riley to an old ladies farm and let them live out their days just pacing together? Yes, I've become bitchy since I lost Murphy.

And you are very funny - and a very good writer. Don't ever sell yourself short!

the girl with the pink teacup said...

GAH! Apologies for the slow-ness with commenting on this post, my dear. Currently, my reader overfilleth with awesome posts and I don't have enough hours in the day to comment on all of them. How the hell do people do that, anyway?

Your randomness is so endearing. This post made me heart you even more than I already do (which is a LOT!)

- Boring yourself? I hear that. Why does this happen? WHY?

- Your poor little doggy. And most of all, poor you for having to deal with broken sleep. I suppose grief does funny things to any creature with feelings. You could always resort to slipping her a few doggy tranquilisers (Benadryl probably won't cut it! HA!) Is that animal abuse?? Shit.

- Best of luck with the flight credit dilemma... Although if you make a trip somewhere, it'll probably be good blogging fodder :)

- WOO! for your weight loss. Any loss is a good loss - don't beat yourself up about not losing a billion pounds in five minutes flat. You'll be smokin' hot at any weight, gorgeous lady.

And thank you so much for the completely random (and AWESOME!) blog pimp! Will definitely have to return the favour soon :)

Hope you had a great 4th of July!

alntv said...

I just bought a new Sony clock for my bedroom that recharges & plays music off my ITouch. It has a big round clock face and is AWESOME! I love my ITouch and haven't used my IPod for weeks!

As for the hair...I got nothing. Mine keeps greying at an alarming clip. Maybe its stress?

Good for you as far as the fried foods are concerned. They are one of my vices and I wish I could just say no!

Nice blog! I will visit the sites you are promoting soon! :-)

myvocabulary said...

I also find myself being bored when I really am just too busy to be bored. What is up with that.

Can I use your credit to fly one way to come live with you? I'm tired of my life here.

Thanks for the great links to some awesome blogs!

Thanks for adding a bajillion more items to read to my reader!

:)

jennyonthespot said...

1st off - congrats on the 4.5 down! It is hard to go down AT ALL. I have been stuck for 2 years. *grunts*

And then... the funny... GURL... I blush. I am not quick. That's why I write :) I am the fumbliest person and I use dictionary.com A LOT. Uh-huh :)

I love you... {hugs}... You makes me smiles a whole bunchesses :)