Tuesday, April 04, 2006

April 4th, 2006

Ah yes... one year older now (the big April Fool's Birthday explains a LOT of missing links, lol) and I'm finally on my last year of roaring 20's. I must say that some days that they are indeed, NOT roaring. They are replaced by fatigue, frustration, and joyous bouts of crying for no reason. After really what I like to call "avoiding" my blog for quite some time, I must tell you that I have this overwhelming urge to pen some of my latest "stuff". So here are some of my randoms thoughts. I'm sure that you will indeed be drawn to my ramblings with complete and undivided attention. Ah, hem, cough, cough... [CUE: CHEESY MUSIC]

I threw my parents a 25th anniversary party this year on March 11th. I've decided that love comes in all flavors and colors, like skittles if you will. [SIDE NOTE: I realize the difference between comforting love and love with comfort.] The more I age I see it all around me. Whether or not, you see it in your lifetime will be a true measure of your integrity. I successfully planned a party for my parents, whom I love dearly, without falling over from exhaustion or becoming a party dictator and bossing my three little sisters around too much. They were pretty happy that I wasn't a party dictator, too. It could have easily happened with my bit of strive for perfection. I think I have learned when and when not to calm down and breathe for the good of my health. These last few months I've laid low and appreciated every minute of rest I get. I love waking up on my own without my alarm when it does happen. Not saying it happens often, but it does happen more than it did. I've had problems with my fingers and feet just being funny feeling in the last few months and a LOT of L'hermittes response lately. I am grateful it comes and goes and has not evolved into something more. I've started working out again and I forget to not look down when I run. I'm sure eventually that if I do, the l'hermittes will cause me to pass out or fly off the treadmill for sure. [SIDE NOTE #2: Both would be extremely funny.] So far, so good. I'm down to 114 from 121 lbs, some might say that is little, but I am 5'5" tall on a good day. I'm hoping to eventually be at 118 with more gained muscle. The more I work out, the better I sleep, the stronger I am and the better I feel. Who doesn't love fitting into those jeans collecting dust in your closet for over a year? Anyway.... what else? Ah, my pharmacy for two months in a row has delivered my medication late. Once for a late filled prescription and now twice for apparently only filling the refilled prescription for one refill! Does that makes sense to anyone? Why in goodness name did my neurologist only refill my Rebif for one month? Did she think we'd find a cure in the last 30 days? Wishful thinking?? Oh, ha ha ha. I'm suppose to have a shot tomorrow morning, which is not going to get here until Thursday. This means that by this weekend I should be an anxious, compulsive basket case. I might have to hibernate in the new book my sister bought me, The Yarn Harlot. It looks as if we, the author and I, may share a bit of obsessive compulsive knitting. This is fine with me because even if it IS true, it's my reserve. It calms me when nothing seems to help. It puts me in a place where I can relax for a bit and think mindlessly when things don't always go as planned. Anyone else find comfort in being a complete yarn ho? Happy Tuesday everyone and happy knitting my fellow yarn peeps.


Jaime said...


Happy Birthday! What a great thing you have done for your parents. Not many people stay married that long anymore, or have loving relationships much anymore. My parents also have been a great example. They had their 32 year anniversary on March 9th. Unlike you, I am sure I would drive my family nuts if I tried to do something like this, I am very much a perfectionist, type A personality. :)

I hope you get things squared away with the pharmacy soon. The whole purpose of home delivery is to ensure things like this does not happen, what a pain! I hope you are otherwise doing well. Take care.


Baitulos said...

Glad to see you've updated the ol' blog today...I have to call my parents on the Ouija Board to dial a shout out to them, may they rest in peace...or just rest...so I'm very glad you have family/friends/support around to keep things lively! Hope to read more of you soon...
Linda D.

Jayme said...

Oooh I hope you do keep updating your blog. I have MS too, recently dx'ed. You are invited to visit my blog.

I just love your "ramblings." I really do hope you keep it up because I'll be back (no, I'm not a stalker, lol)

Suzy said...

Loved reading your thoughts....took my mind off of myself, which is a good thing. =o)

Keep writing...it's good for you and good for me, too!!

Michelle said...

Jaime - The pharmacy has finally gotten it! Voila! Miracles never cease. Thanks for thinking of me.

Linda - I had an experience with the Ouija board once. Do you believe those things?

Jayme - You are not a stalker. That I am sure of. You are a blogger, MS peruser of sorts which, a lot of us happen to love. Peruse away!

Suzy - What are you doing up so damn late? Hmm??? You got some splaining to do, Miss. LOL.

Everyone - You are the best! More to come soon! Lots to tell!

Linda D said...

OK, a bit of pressure here, Michelle! I keep coming back to your blog and reading April 4th...fortunately for YOU, my short term memory sucks, but I finally caught myself! Give an old lady a break here and jot a morsel down...living vicariously through blogs is a hard life!

Linda D. in Seattle

Oh yeah...the Ouija question. Messed with the neighbor's board as a kid until my mother said it was "satan's tool"...thus my tongue in cheek reference to it as a means of contacting her in her afterlife! Truly a sick joke...