Sunday, April 10, 2005

Got sooo much done!

It's been a few days since I've last posted. I've been busy and tired! :)

Saturday we did a few errands in the morning, and then took Joey to my parents house. They watched him while Joe and I went to the Tiger's baseball game. There is construction everywhere you go, so it took a lot of detours and patience to make it through to the game!! They are doing construction on every major artery highway to Detroit because the superbowl is here next year. IMHO it's a big PITA!!! Construction is just awful this summer trying to get ready for it!

When we got downtown we parked in Joe's building parking structure. He took me to his work building because I needed to use the restroom - NOW! So we got to his floor and I used the restroom and felt much better! :) He showed me his desk. Wow - what a view! He's on the 32nd floor and it overlooks the Detroit River! What a view! I'm so jealous.

We then got to the game during third inning. I called my friend from work (Lori) and we hooked up with each other. I haven't met Lori's boyfriend Jeff and we all hit it off so well! The tigers won 11-1! While at the game I had my first drink in a long time. I wish Lori could have gotten a phone photo of it! The margarita is 2 feet tall! It's sooo awesome and I drank it all!

We all went to the bar afterwards but I only got ice water. I didn't need any more calories and everyone else got a beer. We bs'd for awhile and took photos on Lori's phone of all of us having fun. Joe and Jeff really hit it off and Lori and I had a blast just talking!

We then went to Greektown in Detroit to the New/Old Parthenon restaurant. It's greek food and I got the vegetarian trio - it was very good food. Joe had the gyro sandwich, Lori had chicken stirfry and Jeff had bbq chicken. We were all trying each others food to see what it was like. It was cool. Before we knew it the night was over. We said our goodbyes and promised to do this again! We had so much fun. Joe and I kept saying that we totally needed a night out with friends. It was suuuuch a great date night. It was soooo much needed. When we got back to my parents house Joey was extremely happy to see us and squealed with happiness!

Sunday we had a late start getting our the door. Joey was cranky most of the morning and we aren't sure why - we are guessing it's teeth. We took a stroll around 12:30 and ran into a neighbor and talking for a bit. Then we got home and laid Joey down for his nap - which was wayyy overdue. He went to bed at 9:30 and woke around 7 am this morning. He normally goes to bed at 8 so we thought he would sleep in.

While he was sleeping Joe got a TON of stuff done around the house - little fix-it things that has been on our list. I got a lot done outside! I am starting a great tan and normally I don't tan at all! I did some yard work, seeded some stuff, raked up leaves, cleaned the porch off, stuff like that!

So after Joey got up we went to the fruit market and to the grocery store. Came home and I made everyone's favorite homemade Sloppy Joe's. We all ate and then Joe took Joey to get his bath.

I went out back to finish cleaning the cat litter boxes out. I then went next door to ask the neighbor if we could have their 2nd recycle bin. Someone took ours (it was not our neighbor, they had 2 recycle bins for years) and they said yes - they never use it. It blew into their yard and they didn't know who's it was. SO that saved us $10 right there!

Now I'm relaxing. We had a great dinner, worked hard today and I'm not ready for work tomorrow. I have a week long of Oracle training. Training is great but week long is wayyyy to much! My shoulders still hurt a week later. Not happy :(

Here's today's question:
Would you rather be a member of a world championship sports team or be the champion of an individual sport? Which sport would you choose?

Of course I would rather be the champion of an individual sport. Gymnastics would be neat, or ice-skating though I don't know how to do either that well. I know how to ice skate, but none of the fancy stuff.

Wednesday, April 6, 2005

Just a day

y shoulders are still sore today but did feel a lot better after I saw the chiropractor!!

Not much going on. Joey is as active and big as ever!

I'm going to go to bed. Not much to share today... I've been sneezing all day long - like 40 times today over and over and over!!!!!!!

Question for today:
Do you think the world will be a better or worse place 100 years from now?

I think it will be a worse place. I'm normally optimistic but the way we are eating natural resources, filling dumps, putting emissions in the air - I can only see it getting worse! Maybe something will happen to prove me wrong - and for my son's sake - I hope it does!

Tuesday, April 5, 2005

Still sore!

Oh my my shoulders/neck is still killing me! I don't know why!!!

Joey was so good today. I took him in the backyard and he climbed the slide and went down it by himself without even holding my hand! He's so independent and growing so fast!!!!

Here are some photos I took of him today! I'm soooo happy how they turned out:

Today's Question:
You discover your wonderful one-year-old child is, because of a mixup at the hospital, not yours. Would you want to exchange the child to correct the mistake?

I hate these questions!! Well, if I were to look at it in my situation now, no way. I would miss Joey wayyy to much. At this point - they are as good as mine! Isn't that horrible!? I guess it would be weird to know my other child was out there though...don't know.

Monday, April 4, 2005

My day off, Cooking and a sore shoulder

I get every other Monday off work so today was my day off. Joe also had the day off because he went to opening day of the Tigers baseball. It started by all of us taking showers (Joey had a bath). We went to Krogers so I could pick up dairy free stuff for Joey and I. I think we have milk allergies and that's why we are always congested. Then we went to the fruit market so I could buy a few things. Then we went oogling at these huge houses down the street. Boy were they gorgeous!

We came home. Joe left. Joey and I played and then I took him to daycare. I then had a dentist appt (it went well) and then I went to get Joe's car's oil changed, I went to curves to workout and then I went home and made 4 lbs of sweet and sour meatballs for me to take to work tomorrow. Then I went and picked up Joey around 4 pm. He had just woken up and was getting done eating a snack! We came home and played for an hour and a half outside! It was 66 degrees! I took out a new Little Tykes Toy for him to play with. It's a mini slide and he loves it!! I took him on a walk around our neighborhood and then we came home and made him dinner. Then we played for a long time tonight. He had a bath and then he went to bed.

I made Joe this new dinner chicken stuff. It turned out horrible - bad recipe I suppose. Not all of them turn out great. My shoulder is killing me today!! I cooked all day and worked out and now it's just killing me. I used a flexall cream on my shoulder and my cat is so attracted to that smell. He's on my head right now eating my hair but he really wants to lick that stuff off me! What psycho cats I have!!!

So anyhow, I should be going to take a shower and going to bed soon. My shoulder needs resting!

Question for today:
If a new medicine were developed that would cure arthritis but cause a fatal reaction in 1 percent of those who took it, would you want it released to the public?

I think that if the public were made aware of the possible complications and signed a waiver, I say yes, I would release it. Let me say why. Some of these people who have arthritis can't move their hands, have issues with everyday activities and I think some of them would risk their lives to get back to normal. I think that is a decision they have to make, not one I should make for them. So yes, I would release the drug.

Sunday, April 3, 2005

I hate Spring daylights savings time

You know, my time is valuable enough and then I have to lose an hour! Augh! It's 11:16 pm here and feels only like 10. I know, it's only an hour but it still throws me off!!

Let's see. This weekend we relaxed up north with Joe's grandparents. I got a few scrapbook pages done - whew! I got through all my old emails - another whew - I have about a thousand or so!

Tomorrow Dh is going to the Tiger's opening day game with his best friend. I have a dentist appt at noon and the day off. I am probably going to go work out after I go to the dentist. Then I may go back to the house and take a nap. I take Joey to daycare at noon and my guess is he will take a nap at 1pm. SO if I go pick him up, he will be sleeping anyhow, so I'm going to go home and take a nap too! ;)

I got home and was in the cleaning mood. I ripped apart the bathroom cabinets and part of the hallway closet. It looks better but I still need to clear off the bathroom counters! hehe. I love throwing stuff out and rearranging constantly. Must be anal retentive!!

Here is today's question:
If you could spend one year in perfect happiness but afterward would remember nothing of the experience, would you do so? If not, why not.
At first i thought, why the heck not! Might as well be happy. But then I figure, if you can't remember any experiences or grow from it, it's not worth it. I'd rather experience life and grow from the trials and triumphs, then to be happy and not remember.

Friday, April 1, 2005

Tired again!

Last night was a rough night. Joey woke up about 12:30 and was screaming. Didn't want us to hold him. He doubled over in pain and would then stretch out in pain. I am 99% positive it was gas or a bad stomach ache. He ate what I ate so I don't understand. He cried HARD for 45 minutes and then finally stopped
after the Tylenol kicked in. We almost took him to emergency because he would not settle down and was in extreme pain. I CRIED TOO! He would come up to us and motion for us to pick him up, and as soon as we did, he wanted down because he was in so much pain. I tried to give him an enema but he never passed anything. I've never seen him act like that. Sometimes if he acts like that, I can give him his sippy and rock him and he calms down. He just wanted to double over on the floor. We took off his clothes, his diaper - we put on a pull up so it didn't push on his stomach and then finally when he was feeling better, we wrapped him in a blanket and he was smiling like nothing was wrong. I rocked him for a bit, and then laid him
down and he slept all night. He was fine this morning. Weird. Poor kid!! I feel so bad for him!

Work went by fast today. When we got home, I cleaned the house really quick. Joe came home early too so that was great. We packed up and headed out to grandma's house for the weekend. I went straight to bed. I was so tired from the night before that I couldn't stay up anymore...

Here's the question for today
If you were to die this evening with no opportunity to communicate with anyone, what would you most regret not having told someone? Why haven't you told them yet?

I don't think I would regret telling anyone anything. I tell my family members and friends I love them all the time. My scrapbooks are one of the best things in my life. I know when I die, that they will tell my family how much I love them and tell about my life. It's so nice to know that my scrapbooks will be left behind for my family to have!