Monday, June 18, 2007

I actually did something

I pulled out three photo boxes of pictures this weekend and sat and made sure they were in chronological order. It's not much, because they were pretty much there, but it's something. So, I took the dive and made myself do something scrapbooking related. Now if I can just keep on this roll!!!

Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Random Scrapbooking Thoughts

So, I remember a time when I used to scrapbook all the time. I used to make it a point to work on my scrapbooks at least once a week. That has all fallen by the wayside in the past year or so. So, how do I get back to scrapbooking on a regular basis? I have several albums that are in progress and I'd like to be able to say they are done... Disney, Seattle Trip to pick up a new plane, SWA Birthday Parties, and others. What's even more sad is that I have yet to do our Wedding scrapbook. We've been married for 13-1/2 years and I still haven't done any pages for our book. I think a lot of it is that I want it to be perfect and I just haven't come up with any specific ideas for those pages.

So, how do I get back? How do I figure a way to make time to scrapbook?

Here are some random ideas I have in mind...

- Make up some page kits and keep a few at my desk here at work along with a small subset of my tools, etc. Then, when I get a chance at lunch and such, I can work on some.

- Get my scrapbook space set up soon! I think that's the biggest hinderance to my scrapbooking... I don't have a dedicated space.

- Sign up for a crop somewhere with my friends (that would force me to set aside some time to prepare and time to go)

- Just do it! Pull out a stack of pictures and just sit and do it!

So, even with ideas, I have excuses already set aside too... LOL

- My scrapbooking stuff is scattered amongst boxes and bags in several rooms of the house

- Again, no scrapbook space set up

- Too busy... I get home and it's all I can do to get the kids fed and cleaned up and off to bed.

I guess my best option is to just pick an hour or less at some point to start sorting/organizing/gathering my scrapbook supplies. Or to just pick a few minutes here and there to make up page kits. Then, just do them!!!

Who knows... maybe sometime before I retire, I'll figure out how to get back to scrappin'

Friday, June 8, 2007

It's FRIDAY!!!!

So, it's finally Friday!!! I'm so glad. It's been kind of a long week with all that has gone on.

Tonight, DD and I are headed to the Texas Motor Speedway for the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Race. Tomorrow, I get to go to the Great American Scrapbook Convention!!! yay!

Well, that about wraps this week up.

Thursday, June 7, 2007

Sick again...

Well, last night, the sick feelings hit me like a ton of bricks!!! It was the same feeling as all day the day afterward last time. So, I guess it has to do with the IV treatments. I called the IV nurse today to ask what the possible side effects from this would be. She questioned why I needed to know... I told her that I keep getting sick afterward and she said that was kind of strange. I've been doing this for so long, I shouldn't be experiencing any side effects at this point. Well, I am... I was sick as a dog for about an hour and a half last night before I finally went off to bed feeling a bit better... Then, WHAM! Around 11:30pm, it hit me again... Blah... I couldn't get comfortable, the pain was pretty intense. I finally felt a little better after about an hour and so I crawled my butt back in bed... Struggled to get comfortable and finally passed back out. Feel okay today, other than I'm worn out. I can still feel a little twinge now and then of the pains and feeling of nausea, but nothing like last night or the day after the last time. My joints are achy today too... But at least I just found out that the party thing I was supposed to go to tonight (even though I didn't want to) was cancelled... So, there is that.

So, now, I'm just sitting here at work trying to be busy and look busy in the process. I'm counting hours til I can leave.

Tomorrow night, I guess I'll be taking DD to the NASCAR Truck Race by myself. We can't get a babysitter and so DH is keeping DS at home while us girls go Racing!

Saturday is the Great American Scrapbook Convention in Arlington and I plan to spend all day there. I'm taking two classes too... Should be lots of fun!

Well, back to finding little things to finish up here at work.

Wednesday, June 6, 2007

So it's another day

It's been kind of a rough week. And it's only Wednesday. At least we are over the hump of the week. My boss is on vacation, which is a good thing because on Monday, he was very angry and chewed me out about something that our team basically has no control over. I chalked it up to him getting pressure from someone else and hence the crap rolls downhill.

So, today I go in for my every-other-week iv treatment. These are getting a little old. Two weeks ago, on the day after my iv, I was sick as a dog! I still went on my daughter's school field trip because I didn't think I could skip it, but we didn't do all the other stuff in the afternoon I had hoped before my husband and son arrived home. Anyway, so I'm hoping that tomorrow, after my iv today, I'll be okay. If I'm not, then I guess it's time to think of something else to deal with this anemia. I've been anemic pretty much all my life... Just that it's gotten worse over the past several years and my doctor is more uncomfortable with me being anemic than he ever has been before.

I was so quick to run out of the house today, I neglected to pick up even a book to read while sitting there for an hour. Guess it will be nappy time...

Well, gotta run, finishing up stuff before I leave work.