Friday, September 21, 2012

Happy Friday: Normalcy Is A Tricky Thing


HUBS and I are both sick. I have some sort of sinus infection that I've been battling for a month, while HUBS hurt his back last month and has been in so much pain for the past two weeks that he's been on worker's comp leave for almost the whole time and will likely have at least another week off.

As you might remember, I'm not currently working. But when I do, I work at home. Driving long distances in rush hour traffic are no longer a part of my DNA. HUBS' injury has lead to an amount of (almost) daily driving that has been unprecedented in my life for the past four years.

And, since I'm semi-sleep deprived and completely unused to driving a lot, this has been a difficult time. HUBS is cranky 'cause he's in pain and no one really knows what's causing the pain. I'm cranky 'cause I'm essentially running errands every day and I've been congested for a month and I'm not sleeping enough.

Blah.

I say all this to explain my light posting and attention to all your blogs as of late. I plan to go to the doctor some time next week, which will hopefully cure at least some of my issues and lead to a clearer head and more internet time.

Plus! We do have good news. HUBS' excellently supportive parents have generously relieved us of a tremendous amount of financial responsibility. So, we have some breathing room that we need to plan out lest we end up in a ridiculous amount of money trouble again. Which is causing tiny panic attacks every time I think about it, but I suppose I'll get over that soon.

Enough about my crap! Let's see what I've been missing online...

1) Babies belong to gangs now? I'm horrified...And filled with laughter.

2) Sports fans will likely go nutty over this exhaustive list of every team logo ever. They even cover rugby!

3) Planning a fall trip to Copenhagen but never been abroad before? Here's a great list of all the things you'll need to keep in mind. There are two more parts if you want more help.

4)I've been in a forced foggy-headed internet vacation for most of two weeks, but if you're feeling overwhelmed by online life you shouldn't fear tuning out for a bit. 12 Most gives you some inspiration for shutting down and living off line.

5) If you're trying to eat healthy, this list of the Top 10 Superfoods could help you out.

Phew! This was a lot of interneting for one day. Now I need a nap. Have a great weekend, everyone!

3 comments:

Take Charge Becc said...

Hehe, can we have more in common? Sinus infections, dislike of driving lots and working from home!
I really liked the 12 Most link too. It is my job to be on Social Media and writing posts but taking time out is also part of the equation. Spending time with my family is first and foremost.

Susan Cooper said...

Glad things "seem" to be getting back to normal. Awesome news about the financial thing and HUBS parents. I'll check out "Babies belong the gangs" and "12 Most". I could use a break... LOL

Citygirl said...

Becc: I love working from home. Especially the part where I don't have to take off my pajamas or deal with rush hour traffic!

Susan: I am very slowly getting back to life. The worst part is feeling out of sorts and unable to get a move on, even though I know what I need to do. It's still really hard to push through that, but I'm gradually coping. Hope you enjoyed the links :)

Thanks for visiting, friends!

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