Tuesday, May 20, 2008

I feel pretty, oh so pretty.....

May has been kinda rough for me so far. I've been suffering from horrible headaches - ones that last for days and make it a struggle to just get thru my daily routine. I have suffered from migraines for years - the result of a broken jaw, courtesy of a mean, drunk ex-husband many years ago. I take medication daily to prevent them, and it usually does a pretty good job. But lately they are breaking thru, and it may be time to go back to the doctor for a new plan....

I'm still grieving the loss of both Misty and Delilah; a lot of people think I'm silly, that they are just animals and I need to get over it. But to me they were my babies, and I miss them (even that dumb cat that I didn't even want!). I love Jax so much - he is still my baby - but I know he misses them, too. I'm still working on Hubby to relent and let me have another puppy. Yes, people think I'm silly for wanting another puppy, too. But hey, I do. So there.

Little Son has been sick the past 5 days - he has the croup. He has always been a croupy kid - we've owned a nebulizer since he was an infant. He's having a tough time right now, too - the coughing is incessant sometimes, and while I feel so bad for him, at the same time I just wish he would STOP. COUGHING. RIGHT. NOW. OR. I. WILL. HAVE. TO. HOLD. A. PILLOW. OVER. YOUR. FACE. (No, no - I wouldn't really do that! But GEEZ! Enough coughing already!)

So anyway, yesterday I had occasion to be out running some errands and decided to do something for myself - something special just for me:

I got my cartilage pierced! It's something I'd been thinking about for a while - something I wanted to do, yet was unsure about. Would it hurt? (It hardly did.) What would people think? (For what it's worth, Hubby and Little Son are OK with it, Daughter was appalled.) But I decided "what the heck??" And I did it. And I love it. And I haven't had a headache in 2 days. Boo ya!

6 comments:

Patois said...

All I feel is sad for you. They might be "just" dogs, but they're family members. It's not something you just get over. Add the headaches and the lad and, damn, go pierce your navel woman!

Dawn @ Coming to a Nursery Near You said...

Ouuuuuch. Looks nice, though :)

Well Behaved Krissy said...

can i tell you that you are cracking me up?!?!?! you soooo say the same stuff i do. come visit some time.

StaceyG said...

Good for you!! Losing a pet is sometimes tougher than a person. (hugs) But I am glad you're taking care of yourself.

crazy working mom said...

I pierced ears for 7 years and I finally got the nerve to pierce mine. It ended up getting severely infected and hurt me terribly. I would never do it again. But, it looks cute on you. Keep it very clean and keep your hair away from it. That's what happened to me, a hair got tangled around it! OUCH!

Misty Dawn said...

First of all - I would NEVER EVER say you were silly for mourning your pets - they are a part of the family... period, and anyone who says you are silly can bite me!

I think the piercing looks awesome! I can't believe your daughter was appalled - that really surprises me. A few months after turning 30, I went and got my belly button pierced - my step-daughter thought it was the most awesome thing ever (of course, she had already had hers pierced for like a year before me). So - there ya go - if anyone says something about your ear cartilage piercing, I'll come over and show them my belly button ;-)