Tuesday, July 13, 2010

People are Dumb and Other Ramblings

My mom is still in the hospital.  They think it may be a parasite, so they are running those tests.  Now onto the people are dumb part.  I talked to my mom earlier tonight and she sounded upbeat and better than she has in the past few days. We talked, all was good.  I am sitting in bed messing around on the computer, it's 11:50 my time so it's 12:50 am her time.  The first thing that pops in my head is they found out what is going on and she is calling to tell me.  Um no, she is calling me because she is scared.  Completely understandable, right?  Then I find out why she is so upset all of the sudden.  One of her friends apparently told her about some disease that her friend had where you get an infection in your colon or something because you took to many antibiotics in your life.  Of course my mom instantly googles it and now thinks that is what she has.   I am not upset with my mom at all.  I know it is hard for her to sit in the hospital for days with doctors telling her they don't know what's wrong with her.  I know she is scared.  So my question is why would her friend tell her something like that?!  I know that she probably was just talking and didn't even think about it, but it still makes me upset that what she said has upset my mom.  I hate that I can't be down there with her.  I know the doctors are doing what they can to help her, but I feel so helpless up here. 

I called my band doctor today to find out what I can do about getting fills.  I vaguely remember them saying something that fills are covered for the first year.  Yea, they are free for the first year if you paid cash for your surgery.  I did not.  But you know what?  I am just going to suck it up and pay for a fill.  I NEED A FLIPPING FILL!!!!!!!  

I am really, really trying to have a better attitude for life in general.  I have 2 choices....I can feel crappy about my situation or make the best of it.  Today I am choosing to make the best of it!  I really have to say that Mary's post helped me so much, so thank you Mary!!! 

I have a new addiction....Jen Lancaster books!!  Gilly got me started with Such a Pretty Fat: One Narcissist's Quest to Discover If Her Life Makes Her Ass Look Big; Or, Why Pie Is Not the Answer.   I loved it!!  I have now bought Bright Lights, Big Ass: A Self-Indulgent, Surly Ex-Sorority Girl's Guide to Why it Often Sucks in the City, or Who Are All These Idiots and Why Do They Live Next Door to Me? and Bitter is the New Black: Confessions of a Condescending, Egomanical, Self-Centered, Smartass, or Why You Should Never Carry a Prada Bag to the Unemployment Office and Pretty in Plaid: A Life, a Witch, and a Wardrobe, Or the Wonder Years Before the Condescending, Egomaniacal, Self-Centered Smart-Ass Phase.  I have bought them all off of eBay so I don't feel so guilty about it, but I love these books.  I am actually the current high bidder on her newest book - My Fair Lazy: One Reality Television Addict's Attempt to Discover If Not Beinga Dumb Ass Is the New Black Or a Culture-up Manifesto.  She is so funny and I feel like I can relate to what she is writing. 

Kristen, I am really sorry for not texting or emailing you.  I have just been down and not really wanted to talk to anyone.  However, I am starting to feel better.  I know that is not an excuse, so please forgive me.  I hope you have an amazing time on your trip and when you get back we have to have dinner so I can hear all about it!!!

I have one more thing I would like to rant about, please indulge me.  I know that Twilight is HUGE.  I have never read a Twilight book nor have I seen a Twilight movie.  I am not a Twilight hater at all, however it seems to some people that if you don't read a book or see a movie you automatically become Twilight hater.  So why is it that some women get pissed at me when I tell them I don't really care about it.  I am not judging you for liking it, so why are you judging me for not caring about it?  It just does not interest me at all.  It's ok for me not to care about it and you like it.  It doesn't make me a bad person and it doesn't make you a bad person.  When college football season comes around I am a football girl, I love watching it and going to games.  That may not be your cup of tea and that's ok. 

Alright, I think I am done for the night!


  1. Kim! You dont even need to be asking me for forgiveness because you didnt do anything wrong girlfriend! Hey, we have all been in the same boat as you...just down about life in general and the things going on around us whether it be work, family, friends, weight loss (or gain in my situation haha) so please dont apologize! I was going to get with you a few weeks ago for dinner but I just stayed so busy I didnt have time to think straight! I will keep your mom in my prayers and pray the doctors will figure out everything that is going on and give her hopes for a speedy recovery! Lastly, I am getting a fill on Wednesday and I have to pay the $125! ugh! I could have sworn they said for the first year fills are included but I guess I was wrong! So I am sucking it up and paying it because I havent lost any weight and I desperately need it haha!! Text me when you want and we will chat and get dinner when I get back from my trip!!

  2. Yep - totally agree. Some people are dumb!! What a stupid thing for that lady to tell your mum!

  3. Ok, I have to jump on the Twilight topic. I've read the books....grudgingly. They were ok. Not exactly "To Kill a Mockingbird" but a step up from Sweet Valley High. The movies, however, are amazingly horrible though. The acting is stilted at best and I guess if I was 17, I'd think it was the greatest thing since sliced bread due to the "hot guy" factor. Then again, since I'm almost 20 years older than those actors, there is no attraction there for me. I never understood all the craze even around people my age, but it's all in the perspective. I was a hughe "LOST" fan, but didn't get pissed when people said they didn't watch. Twilighters are a rabid bunch, though!

    I hope your mom gets better quickly!!

  4. Hi KIm!!! Thanks for mentioning me on your blog!!!! :) I am still planning on going to the support group on Sat........do you still want to go????? It might be fun???? Or atleast it would fun meeting YOU!!!!! Anyway, ya'll are scaring me about the fill cost! Am I going to have to pay for fills also???????? I love you girl, everything is going to work out! You just have to trust God and do the best you can do! :) I'm praying for you and your momma! :)