Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Health Issues and Depressed Ramblings of my Tuesday

Well today was a very good day, I posted my 3 years of Country Samplers on my local CraigsList for $20.00 and a local lady came today and got them and she wanted to take my 2009 MaryJanes Farmgirl magazines off my hands too for 10.00 so today I made $30.00. Think I'll do this every year.

Richard is very sick again, not sure if I've told any of you but he has severe IBS and it's getting worse over the years, he came home yesterday around 2 and stayed in bed all afternoon/night. It's like he is disabled it's getting so bad, when it hits real bad he gets dehaydrated and has to go to the ER for fluid. We are hoping he can keep this job but with the 2 hour drive to work and home sometimes he has to stop and find a bathroom just to make it the rest of the way. I've told him to look into getting disability but it takes so long to even try to get approved and boy you have to jump thru hoops to get approved. I'm worried about paying the bills and keeping the house and he is getting very depressed. Wow, sorry but I had to get that off my chest, we try to talk to family about his health problems but they have heard it all so much that we think they are thinking that we are making it all up or sound more than what it is but I tell ya...It's hard to see your loved one not be able to do a thing for fear of not finding a bathroom in time or have stomaches all day long....

so yeah I got excited over an extra $30.00 today, I'm gonna run to Aldi and buy meat to put in the freezer...guess I worry to much right now!

It's freezing and snowing again. There was no school today but I'm not sure why, the kids certainly have gone to school in this weather before. I've done 3 loads of laundry and loaded the dishwasher and clipped coupons from a couple of magazines before passing them on to my mom that takes them to her Church.

For dinner tonight I made Green Beans/Ham soup and I threw in some chopped potatoes. Richard and I like it but the kids fight me on eating it...have to fix Richard a seperate dinner tonight of fish and rice..bland diet so his  stomach will settle.

I'm just being painfully truthful right now, I try to stay positive but this week as been very trying and we are all getting rather depressed.

To make some extra money and declutter I'm slowly going thru our extras around here and posting what I can on CrasigsList, already have an e-mail about a lawn mower I posted 3 hours ago. That is a good thing!

I'm off to relax and read some of the new Amish book I need to review. What do you do to Relax in times of great stress and worry?

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Plain Pursuit - An Upcoming Review

Recently I discovered BookSneeze from another blogger and I can't remember from whom it was...Sorry....but today I received this book for me to review. I was surprised to see that it's a brand new book and was packaged nicely and fast shipping. I'll be reading this shortly and posting my review so be on the look-out!

Have any of you heard of BookSneeze? The button is on my sidebar.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

HELP! Need Leftover Chicken Recipes

Help!! I have about 6 leftover baked chicken breasts from dinner tonight. I'd love some fresh new ideas on what to do with them so we can have leftovers on Wed.

One Simple Country Girl's Giveaway!

One Simple Country Girl is having an ADORABLE giveaway! Run over and take a peek!

Monday, January 11, 2010

Fun In The Snow!

We've been busy playing in the snow! DH Richard took the kids outside and built this happy lil fellow while I made hot chocolate and ran outside to snap a pic.
How was your Weekend?

Saturday, January 9, 2010

My Style Taste- Quiz

Mountain Lodge Style

You love nature! And really, how could you not? The more exposed wood (be it in log form or paneling) the better. And having natural stone in your home is a must! Especially at the fireplace, but stone top tables work too. If you could clad all the furniture in wood and stone you would, but splinters aren't fun and stone is cold! So when you need a place to sit (or recline in!), it should be comfortable and warm. Bigger is better when it comes to your favorite chair for watching TV or reading the newspaper. Leather is great (go natural!), but soft fabrics in warm tones also suit you well.

I just took a Style Quiz on http://www.sproost.com/, I saw another Blogger take the quiz today too. MMMM....I do like this style but not sure if it's 100% me.

Now YOU try it!

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Snowed In Rooster Grouping

Since it's Snowing and won't stop till sometime tomorrow I'm re-arranging some areas to start the New Year with refreshing views. 

How fun is my new fridge top view!