Definitely quiet in here today!
Hope all is well!
I just got my lung - subway as usual but when I got back to work I realised that they didn't give me my cookies. In their defence, my card declined so I had to transfer money so we were both preoccupied but still hmmm now I really feel like then! Its a sad day
Well, I didn't make it online like I hoped today..Sorry...I ended up taking 2 pain pills this am and I guess that did the trick because my pain was gone for most of the day and just now returning..Adrian was home today, sick..So I took her to the doctor--just a cold, or what not as the doctor (not her regular) just prescribed a cough medicine and Zithromax..So Thank Jesus she will go back to school tomorrow..
Jason, although he is going to school for Oil and Gas technology--went and got a job today using his certification as a nurse aide..He'll work friday, saturday and sunday 6am-6pm until done with school..Seems he's been going for a year and the internships they were supposed to have lined up for the students have bailed out since the college is not accredited yet (its pending)..The classes he took to be OSHA certified and Safety certified--no certificates issued because the instructors lacked the qualifications to certify them.. So Jason is feeling extremely down about it as this was supposed to be a good thing and we've lived on my measely day care salary for a year in the hopes that one day he would be certified and get a good job..I guess God has other plans for him. I told him yesterday if the job came through at the nursing home that it was meant to be--if not--so be it. Well he went today and the D.O.N. ran all his stuff and he orientates tomorrow. I have to get his scrubs out of the closet and gather them all up tomorrow and make sure they are all clean and pressed for him--I'll do that after the kids leave for school. I think Jason realized with my health issues and age that he needs to work while he goes to school--next week when I don't get a check--is going to be a killer, but it's out of my hands, and God will provide.
I don't have any new news about my Progesterone Challenge...Seems they have yet to fax my Rx to the pharmacy and my message I left them twice--they never got. Needless to say Jason said that if they don't get that medicine faxed over to the pharmacy then I wasted another 200.00 to get checked out...So of course he is extra pissed about that one on top of having to miss this week of work...But hey, if it was enough to pull the umph out of his ass to get a job and realize that he CAN work and go to school--then so be it.
Mandy--Love the pic of your cat! We are def a bunch of cat lovers here I think.. As far as tolieting Matty--I work with that age group and it usually falls on my shoulders to get them there or almost there before moving to the 3/4's class..Matty will do it when he's ready--don't push it, as it will only make it worse..You can encourage him by letting him pick out some cool under-roos but buy some tidy whities too--tell him when he's going all the time--he can wear the ones he picked out--also have him go potty with the dh! As a daycare provider--it is really hard when mom's are the only ones taking their boys to the potty..I literally fought tooth and nail with one of my now 3 year old boys because his parents were divorced and his mom insisted that he sit on the potty instead of stand... I had to undo all that...I used phrases like "pee on my moon" or "make bubbles in the water", etc to get him to stand--you have to appeal to the strange and gross to get a boy to stand and go potty, but if they see a guy do it--then it clicks. Boys are usually harder to "poop" in the potty, but they will get that too..Then comes the task of teaching them to hold down their "winkies" because otherwise they will pee straight out......Oh, the joys of having a boy..My son didn't "poop" train till he was almost 4--he was pee-peeing in the toliet well before that, but he would poop, look at it , then throw up--so we had to struggle to get him to NOT look in the pot after going....Adrian was a bit easier--but once you get rid of the pullups--DON'T GO BACK! We had her completely out of pull-ups and then during a move we borrow one and she was still at that age that she reverted back to them..UGH..Finally, said NO MORE, and we were back in panties...Save the pull ups for night time and once he is taking naps and staying dry--you wean him from the pull ups at night too...Invest in a good rubber sheet to protect yours and his mattresses from accidents..And try to remember that every child is different--tolieting is a milestone like crawling, walking, talking...every child does it differently..There used to be a "normal" age--but we in the industry have learned that there is NO normal age...
Tanya...Yellow pee hun? did you turn the light out and see if it glows???... No problems here with the urine, but I finally had a bm after 3 days--felt like I was giving birth...TMI.....
Jenn--how are you sweetie??? Is the bump getting bigger???
Amanda--How is the coming along! I understand if your not on a whole lot--that comes from the NTNP thing I think...If you don't obsess then its a whole lot easier..But I love you to peices!
Brooke--how are you sweetie??? Doing good I hope! Your time is coming, isn't it??
Andi--My sista' from another motha'...Seems like if we put our bodies together we might have one that can conceive.....Love you too hun! Your in my prayers--I hate shots too--tatoo me anyday--but keep your dang shots!..
Ashe--Again, so sorry I missed your birthday! Happy, Happy, Happy Birthday!!! Hope you had lots of fun!!!
As for this talk of getting old--ya'll ain't got nothing on this granny! A week from tomorrow I will be the big 3-8...You can't even reverse them numbers and come up with a smaller number ....We used to do that when I was younger....LOL....Funny, I don't feel like I'm dragging the big 4-0 around but then again, yeah, it does.......
Well, I'm going to head on and get something for my dinner...Probably take something for my pain and lay down and gander at the ole' tv...
Would like to say I will be on a lot more tomorrow but I've spent the last 3 days barely doing anything and might as well take advantage of the cleaning I need to do and the laundry that I've been washing and drawing but not folded or hung up...My goal is to feel good enough by friday to work on my bedroom...
Hope everyone has a really good evening and sending lots of hugs and love and prayers to everyone!!!!
Oh, PS...I am going to fix my banner below...Just give me another day or so to have the umph enough to sit up long enough to do it...
Oh, wow...Amanda--sorry if I implied you weren't on that much..LOL...Blame it on the drugs..LOL..I meant to say that I don't get to be on much when your on and miss ya' hun! I know that you are taking the relaxed approached and LOVE it! I am sure that is exactly what you needed! Sucks that Subway forgot your cookies! Damn them for forgetting!!
and I just realized that I did a typo--I've been washing and drying clothes not washing and drawing clothes.......sitting up in my bed and I guess the O2 is getting to my brain a little faster...I don't know...LOL...
Tanya, glad to hear you finished the front side of the play mat can't wait to see if when your done! Oh and those onesies are gorgeous!!! Sorry to hear about the bladder infection too, I hope it isn't bothering you too much. I know how you feel about being pissed that they didn't serve you!! That's so rude!! I think I would have cried haha. I was actually so set on getting my cookies today from subway and when I realised they forgot them I was furious, I actually wanted to cry LOL! I have no excuse though damn. haha.
Andi, glad your eye is getting better! That must have been so so difficult with the DH being away on deployments and calling to say goodbye, ahhhh that would send me over the edge. I fear everyday that something will happen and he hasn't even got yet.. He hasn't even applied!!!!!!!!!! I don't know how i'm gonna cope though with being apart from him, it's nice to know though that we'll have each other to help get through it all
Ashley, happy belated birthday!! Hope you had an amazing day!! Sorry to hear that your mum didn't call though My mum is going through a similar thing with her mum (my nan) as well as her dad. Quite a few years ago, when I was like like 2 or 3, my mum was with this guy (her and my dad split when I was 2) and she fell pregnant but he was born prematurely and didn't make it Anyway not a long time after she lost him, her sister slept with the guy she was with and it all kinda started from there, my mums sister is a bit drug f*cked, etc (sorry) so we never really heard from her until about a year ago, anyway, my mum was at my nans one day and my nan said to my mum, "as far as i'm concerned Debra (mums sister) did nothing wrong!" mum was hurt obviously so she said f*ck you and stormed out. Anyway, a little while later my nan and pop saw my mum and sister at the shops and basically they started abusing my mum and my sister, grabbed my mum by the arm (quite hard infact he drew a bit of blood) and started yelling at her. Anyway, they haven't spoken since. It's quite sa on their behalf considering my mum was always there for them when her sister never was and now they've just turned there back!!! Sorry for the long story haha.
Stephanie, how are you feeling? Really hope you start feeling a lot better very soon! Keep resting Haha and that's okay, I think I tend not to come on as much during AF, or rather I do, but I guess I don't reply as much, I think it helps pass the time a bit haha but then I miss things Stupid time difference as well, why can't it be the same time everywhere! haha.
Mandy, are you ovulating yet! Post your tests, I wanna seeeee hahaha. Fingers crossed for this month
Jenn & Brooke, hope your both well!!
As for me, not much to report. I guess if i'm really thinking about things i'm 8 days into this cycle but I have no idea when i'm gonna ovulate which is great. I haven't even been checking my cp or cm which is great. Ahhh I love being stress free!
Well I hope all is well, i'll try and get on tomorrow during lunch x
Hey Steph! Great to hear from ya!! Glad you got some pain relief yesterday, and hope that it continues to get better for you! I'm happy for you that Jason got a job that he can do while he goes to school. And that was great info on the potty training, I know you have a daily involvement in that! I agree with a lot of what you said and there were a couple of new tips that I will be sure to keep in mind One thing you reminded me of when you said to tell the little boys to "make bubbles" I remember one of my ex boyfriend's his mom used to tell his younger brother to aim at the Cheerios (or some other kids cereal) that she would put in the toilet bowl! And, last week, when DH and I were at Babies R Us, we saw these brightly colored styrofoam pieces that resembled packing popcorn or packing peanuts, but these were in the shapes of cartoon characters and animals and what not, meant to help aide parents in potty training their boys!
Amanda - good to hear from ya, sorry to hear subway screwed up your lunch by forgetting your cookies! Oh and by the way... I DID cry when I left the pharmacy! I was so pissed! And I probaby would have cried if I hadn't gotten cookies too!
Well.... I'm glad it's Wednesday... I guess.... at least we are half way there to the weekend... I'm sooooo ready to be done working! I wish I could find a way that I could leave my job sooner... I just don't know how we'd afford it. At work, my desk is now upstairs, but I still have to go downstairs several times a day, so that means a dozen trips up and down the stairs. The past week I have noticed the stairs becoming more and more difficult. If I have to pee, the bathroom is downstairs, and to go down the stairs when I have to pee - holy crap! I have to hold my stomach, cause otherwise it feels like everything is jumping on top of my full bladder. Then to go up the stairs - is just plain tiring! Ugh.....
Anyway... it looks like my parents might be here this weekend to paint the baby's room! I should have the bedding tomorrow!! Super excited! If my parents do come down this weekend, then mom will stay for a few extra days and take the train home. So that'll be nice to have her around for a few days!
Jenn, haven't heard from ya in a while, hope all is well!
Ash, how ya doin girl!?
And the rest of the ladies.... how are you all??
I really gotta get back to work... and talking about the bathroom.... I gotta pee..... again... Ugh... stairs.. here I come....
Trysten's in size 6 diapers and still has little leaks every now and again especially if we don't get him to pee on the potty which he makes it so hard on us he won't go even sit on the darn thing even with some persuasion an snacks after LOL he's stubborn I'm sure I'll get him trained one day or other...
I got my shot and the person who gave me the vaccine said not to get pregnant 30 days after shot....well I didn't tell him but we aren't preventing by golly so I'm sure everything will be fine.....but whatever I told Jason it'd be our luck we get it this month an I get yelled at by all the doctors for being stupid an not being careful......they can kiss my arse when they have tried nearly 3 years to conceive they can then tell me what to do!
ANYWAYS...have to get my older one to the doc today....Lord I'm losing my mind on what to do these days to help that poor child his fits of rage are endless these days and more numerous and I just know its killing me I gotta learn to control myself from getting all upset b/c everytime I do my bp goes out the freaking roof up almost to Heaven LOL...seriously.
Soooo anyways I will be on later to update how my days have been have a lot to share and I think God sent me a blessing by giving me a new next door neighbor I LOVE HER TO DEATH an she even went with me to watch Trysten while I got my blood work and shot for the vericella She is awesome an I duno where shes been all my life but we are becoming close really fast SHE IS SOOO SWEET and just what I needed lately to make me smile Well I gotta run but will deffo be on sometime later today to update all my stuff LOL...
LOVE YOU LADIES MUAHHHHZ an GOD BLESS EACH AND EVERY ONE OF YOU TODAY ON YOUR JOURNIES!
Andi I am so happy for you that you have such a great neighbor! Our neighborhood is the same way, we are best friends now with the people who moved into the house next door to us - they bought their house at the same time we bought ours. Then we have great neighbors across the street, and another one, down a couple houses - we are surrounded by friends! It truly is great to live so close to people that you get along with so well!
Hey everyone, so sorry I havent been on lately, I have been working alot and tired so I have just een working then come home cook and clean up and try to relax and go to bed Also my internet has been acting up but I am thinking it is because my virus protection just ran out on my computer and I have yet to renew it. I cant believe how time is flying by! Half way there on Friday! just 20 weeks to go (hopefully more like 18)
As far as the potty training. I had my younger son potty trained at 22 months, I bought a coloring book called elmos potty book and inside of it it had a chart of 2 weeks and a bunch of stickers. I hung the chart up in the bathroom and everytime he went potty in the toilet he got to put a sticker on the chart and got one for himself, he LOVED it all kids love stickers! by the end of the first week he was going on his own with no accidents poo and pee so it only took us 1 week but of course I let him keep putting the stickers through the 2nd week also. This is what worked for us but all kids are different. and we used the small seat that you put on top of the toilet instead of the little potty.
Steph-that is great that he was able to find a job That should really help your family out ALOT
Tanya-So sorry about the stairs! I hae to go up and down them a couple times a day at work to check inventory but to do it a dozen times HELL NO! Move my desk downstairs!
Ashley-how is everything your way? I hae forgot a lot of the posts because I missed so darn much!
Mandy-welcome and dont worry about long posts, we all have them sometimes
Amanda-how is this month going for you? Are you feeling more confident? Are you bd very other day? When I got preg I bd every day from 3 days before ovulation until 3-4 days after ovulation and it worked the first month ttc that ended in the chemical and then the 2nd month we did it the exact same way and it worked again.
Jenn great to hear from ya! Missed you! Glad you are getting your rest after work, I know how tiring it is to work all day then go home and cook. I've been doing pretty much the same thing, work, ranch, cook and eat, then go to bed
Yup, I walk into the building on the first floor, clock in, go upstairs to my desk, go up and down the stairs each time I have to pee, go up and down the stairs any other time I have to go check on anything going on in the inventory (I try and combine these trips with my potty trips) but it's still several trips in the morning, then go downstairs at lunch to leave the building, then back upstairs when I return from lunch, and then the afternoon is just like my morning - up and down as many times as I have to pee or go check on inventory......
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