Ten things in no particular order

by Shauna on April 13, 2012

I can’t seem to focus on one topic today so I’m just going to say everything I’m thinking. Hope that’s OK.

1. I have spent most of the week in the bathroom. Diarrhea. Seriously, I’m either super constipated or you know…look out below. I’m so over it already.

2. Since I haven’t felt well all week I’ve neglected everything I should’ve been doing and worked a thousand piece jigsaw puzzle instead. The part that blew my mind? It was a new puzzle that only I worked on, and one piece is missing. I almost started crying as I crawled around on the floor for like ten minutes trying to find the last piece. I wish I was joking. About the crying part.

3. My grandmother is home and doing much better. We hired someone to help her out in the mornings and make sure she’s eating and stuff like that. She called me, complaining (about the lady who’s helping her), “Honey, this isn’t working out. It took her THREE HOURS to make me scrambled eggs.”

Don’t even get me started.

4. I’m taking a van load of giggly, squealing third graders on a zip lining adventure tomorrow to celebrate Harley’s birthday. It’s a two hour drive there. And back. One of the moms called me yesterday to share her concerns for her nine year old daughter hanging and swinging from the tops of trees in East Texas. I assured her that she should be more concerned about me driving the above mentioned giggly third graders two hundred miles than she should be about the actual zip lining part of the trip. She laughed, assuming I was being funny. Please keep me in your prayers.

5. Can you get pink eye from talking on the phone with your friend, Ellen, who has pink eye? Seriously, I woke up this morning with one eye crusted over. And I’m assuming it’s pink eye and the only way I can explain it is that last night Ellen called me and told me she has pink eye. I had no idea it was that contagious.

6. I thought one of our beta fish was dead because he was floating on top of the water in his tank. So I put him in the toilet and was about to flush when he started swimming around in the toilet water. I panicked for a split second and thought about flushing him down the drain anyway because, ew, toilet water. But then my conscience got the better of me and I reached in and scooped him up and called him a cocksucker. Because again, ew, toilet water.

7. I feel like my hand smells like ass even though I’ve washed it six times. Stupid fish.

8. Yesterday a girl (who was 24) came by the house to drop off something for me to sign. After swapping pleasantries she said to me, “Oh my gosh, you could be my MOM!” Sadly, no one has heard from her since. I know it looks bad and I’ll probably be arrested for her disappearance, but I had zero to do with it. Oh wait, there she is. Apparently, fish you can flush, mouthy twats you cannot.

9. Number 8 may have been exaggerated a little. She was actually 23.

10. When I was a teenager I hated the band Led Zeppelin. I just didn’t get them. Now, as a forty-something year old woman, I’m starting to appreciate them and won’t change the station anymore when one of their songs comes on. Baby steps people.

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Avitable April 13, 2012 at 10:02 am

I’ll let the explosive diarrhea and pinkeye be your excuses for not calling me back!
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Jaime April 13, 2012 at 10:03 am

Your post sounds how I feel – drained. Good luck, especially with all those giggly girls. I do not envy that car ride!
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Stacey April 13, 2012 at 10:11 am

Youre way ahead if me-I’m 43 and still change the station when Led Zeeppelin comes on.

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Teresa April 13, 2012 at 10:14 am

I just have to say that I totally love you, not in a stalker-ish kind of way. But your random ramblings just make me laugh. Will be praying for you on your adventure with the kids.

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Nancy April 13, 2012 at 10:35 am

I love the use of the word twat on a Friday!

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Ellen April 13, 2012 at 11:04 am

Do you need some of my eyedrops?????

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Kristen @ The Chronicles of Dutch April 13, 2012 at 4:16 pm

My crying would come at the beginnng of the puzzle. HATE puzzles!

So you’re saying you used your hand to fish out the fishy??!! I think I would have flushed him. Don’t call PETA on me :)
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bellawriter (Nuala Reilly) April 16, 2012 at 8:21 pm

If your number five is true, we are all fucked. Everyone who read this. Or replied. Dammit.
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Jane April 17, 2012 at 7:57 am

You are absolutely in my prayers. A van full of third graders for 4 hours? And that’s just the travel time? You are my hero!
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