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The week that just keeps on giving

Sep 20, 2016 9:28 PM

I wish this week would give the kind of things you want instead of the "gifts" it's giving so far.

Saturday I was sitting on our new love seat playing games on Facebook when it comes over the fire scanner for an ambulance needed at my cousin's address for a women who has gotten super glue in her eye. I quickly looked up what to do "thank you Dr. Google" grabbed my crutches and headed over to her house. She lives right next to us. Now the directions said to flush the eye for 10 - 15 mins with warm water. Now my cousin isn't the best housekeeper in the world, her and her son have EDS too, so I can't get her anywhere near a sink. So I had her son wet washcloth with warm water and had her hold it over her eye while we waited for the ambulance. She told me that she reached over and grabbed the bottle on her stand that she thought was her eye drops. After she put some in her eye she realized she had the super glue. Thankfully she has no lasting damage. It was swollen and sore, but is better now.

Monday we went to Rick's appointment with his allergy doctor. He gets allergy shots once a week, next week he will be up to full strength, finally. After his appointment we stopped at the gas station and filled up the Jeep. When Rick got back in the Jeep to leave it won't start. He turned the key and nothing, not even a click. So while he is coasting the Jeep away from the gas pumps so we're not blocking them I try to look up what might be wrong. We are in an area with spotty signal, so I'm doing the bee dance trying to get enough signal for the web page to load while Rick is getting the jack out so he can jack up the Jeep and try beating on the starter. I end up giving up trying to open any more web pages and move over to the driver's seat so I can try to start it. After several minutes of beating on the starter the Jeep started! Yeah. We don't dare turn it off now until we get it home and up on ramps, but we still have to stop at the pharmacy and pick up his meds. I ran in while he sat in the Jeep so we would't have to take a chance on it not starting again. Finally made it home and drove it right into the garage and put it on the ramps. Whew, now we can shut it off.

This morning we get up and I made us cheese omelette, I managed to burn bothe the knuckle on my thumb and a spot half way up my arm. Go me!

Rick went over to my Dad's to borrow money to get a new starter. We were going to borrow $150. My sister wrote out the check and we borrowed Dad's car to go get the new starter. I swear that every rotten driver within 30 miles was on our road today. Nine cars out of ten crossed the yellow line coming towards us. Somehow we managed to not have an accident. Rick was so shook up he forgot to stop at the bank before getting on the expressway. Can't get off the expressway for at least tem miles so we decide to just stop at the bank in the city before going to Auto Zone. Get to the bank and my sister had made a mistake writing out the check. She had written $100 on the line and $150 in the box on the side. So they would only cash it for $100. Thankfully I had my phone money tucked away and we were able to pick up the starter.

I almost forgot...I decided that my three cats needed a bath last night thanks to these awful fleas. Phantom, medium haired tortie was good, she let me wash her and now today she's all lovey dovey. Sky, short haired grey calico showed me she has claws and knows how to use them. And Chubby, medium haired blonde, showed me she has teeth and knows how to use them... Today some of the scratches and bites are infected.

Now I am crawling into bed for the night and the burns I got this morning are starting to blister...Is this week over yet?

Sep 20, 2016 10:15 PM

Oh wow. That is quite a week. I hope you are able to get some rest and that things start going better for you

Sep 21, 2016 8:43 AM

Oh no! Sending you gentle hugs with love & praying for no more days like these! ๐Ÿ™‚๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ™๐ŸŒธ

Sep 21, 2016 8:20 PM

Thanks guys. That didn't even include the fun of my doctor's office not letting me know that the provider changed so my insurance cards are no longer good and I had to get that fixed before I can get a new referral for my allergist. Who I can't get in to see without the referral and so can't get my allergy meds. So far I've gotten the insurance fixed, so now waiting on the referral so I can make the appointment. Fun, fun, fun. Now to top it all off my shoulder is subluxed and doesn't want to go back in.

On a good note I got my blood drawn today and she didn't have any problems getting it!

Hope everyone is having a much better week than I am. :-)

Sep 22, 2016 9:27 PM

All of a sudden our middle cat it extremely sick. So sick I don't think she will see morning. She won't even lift her head for milk, and she loves milk. He body feels so cold. She is struggling to breath. Even if there was a vet within 20 miles of us they wouldn't even look at her because we don't have several hundred dollars up front. She's only 7! I know she's allways been sickly, but I'm not ready for this. :(

Sep 22, 2016 9:49 PM

ScaryAnn, sounds like one hell of a week!!! OMG!! I'll bet you're really relieved it's over. If I was doing kitty baths, I would sure do one at a fine and no more because I wouldn't have the energy or the impedus to deal with bad behavior, even though most cats don't like water. I hope the car is all fixed and that your burns and your kitty boo-boo's are getting better and stop hurting badly. Feel good!! {{{hugs}}}๐Ÿ’•

Sep 22, 2016 10:06 PM

Oh no! I'm so sorry about your kitty. How awful. Hopefully she has a miracle recovery. Hugs

Sep 22, 2016 10:30 PM

My baby girl Phantom just had her final seizure. :( I miss her already. At least I was able to stroke her and talk to her when she left us.

Sep 22, 2016 10:49 PM

So sad a time for u. ๐Ÿ˜ข take care.

Sep 22, 2016 11:14 PM

Am so sorry ScaryAnn. Having to say goodbye to a precious furrbaby is so hard. ((( gentle hugs )))

Sep 23, 2016 12:37 AM

Oh no. I'm sorry. Hugs

Sep 23, 2016 3:19 AM

scaryAnn, I am so sorry for your loss. Sending you reassuring {{{Hugs}} and lots of love to pull you through. ๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿ’”

Sep 23, 2016 6:21 AM

I'm so sorry for your loss... furbabies are family, and it's obvious you loved her. Gentle hugs. โ™กโ™ก

Sep 23, 2016 1:03 PM

Scaryann, I am so very sorry for your loss. When pets leave us suddenly it's so distressing; was lost our last dog within 3 days time. My heart goes out to you. Hugs love & prayers your memories and other cats will comfort you & provide you strength to get through this time! ๐Ÿ™‚๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ™๐ŸŒธ

Sep 23, 2016 3:08 PM

My Heart just breaks for you ... She is a stunning looking kitty. I'm so sorry you lost her. Gentle hugs ..

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