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Sunday, July 31, 2005

How Gracie came to live at my house.

Well, I didn't exactly intend on getting a puppy right now. However, the hubby has such a big heart that when his friend found her in the middle of the road, starving and overheating, he brought her home. She's only been with us a week and a half, but I swear she's the best decision we ever made, and I didn't even make it. She's adorable and sweet and dumber than a box of rocks sometimes, but hell, we all have those days!!! She gets along great with the neighbors dogs and mostly everyone else.

He brought her home on a Friday night and gave her a flea bath right away. She just kind of adjusted over the weekend after all the trauma. She had obviously been abused. Starting Monday morning, she was testing me big time. She wanted to be big shit in the house, and was not going to tolerate me being head bitch. She lost. Now she won't listen to the hubby, but adores me. I guess that's really the way that I wanted it to begin with. Then, Wednesday, BGS and I were cutting up watermelon, gave her a piece that she promptly threw up on the carpet, along with worms. Proving more that she wasn't taken care of. I live 800 feet from an animal hospital that takes walk ins, so up to them she went for de-wormer, heartworm stuff, her first round of shots, and some flea protection. She's due for more shots in a couple of weeks, but by then I'll have her and a baby to take up there... hopefully. She took the vet like a champ, and after he gave her shots, she even licked him. We've been picking up her baby teeth and yelling at her for chewing on EVERYTHING but she's a puppy. Turns out she's full German Shepherd, 4 months old. She's German breed German shepherd, which only means one thing... very slim chance of hip displacia causing too many problems. I can't understand why anyone would not take care of such a gorgeous dog and then leave her out in the wild. However, because some irresponsible idiot couldn't handle a head-strong shepherd, I now have the dog that my children will cry for when she's 15 and can't hang on anymore. I'm so happy my hubby's a sap. :-)

My Puppy!!!

Yeah, she's cute... but a big pain. She's getting better though!!!

No effin baby yet!!!

Hey everyone!! I'm sorry, I've been lax on updating. I don't have computer access at home, and I'm not working anymore. I've been pulled from work until after baby. Nothing much happening. Thanks Christi, I think you jinxed me. I don't see him coming out any sooner than his due date. I'm trying though. I've tried a ton of homeopathic bullshit. I've even drank Castor Oil because supposedly that is helpful. Well, not really, and I wouldn't suggest anyone else try it. I'm drinking some weird ass tea that is supposed to help too. I'm heavy lifting and walking a ton. Still no progress though. Still only 2 centimeters and 70% effaced. The cervix is soft, but that's about all. No contractions or anything fun yet. Damn baby. If he's not trying to come out in the next week sometime, I swear I'm going in after him. So, nothing else going on. Honestly. If anything does happen, the sister Pookie will be updating. However, she will be in the delivery room with me, so I'm not sure she'll be able to right away. I've been doing alot of tempting fate with long road trips and bumpy roads. Nothing so far though. I'm very ready. I'm very uncomfy and stuff. READY READY READY! Effin BABY!!! COME OUT!!!!

Wednesday, July 20, 2005

Baby on the way!!!!

Well kids, I'm 2-3 centimeters dialated and 70% effaced. So, baby's well on the way. Thank you so much k8 for saying you wanted him to come out. I think that did just the trick. I will keep everyone updated as I can, and my sister Pookie will update if I cannot!! She'll be the one in the delivery room holding the camera anyways. Talk to everyone later. I have to grocery shop cuz there's soooo much I have to do. I haven't even packed my bag for the hospital yet.... it's on my list, I swear!!! :-)

Tuesday, July 19, 2005

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Monday, July 18, 2005

Holy Cow!!!

Ummm.. I cannot actually believe that I have 30 days to go on this whole prego thing. I'm so ready, I have been trying to get him out of me already. I have served the eviction notice, but he's not listening. I want a DRINK!!!!

Anyways... I got a puppy. My hubby has a thing for bringing home stray animals. He brought home the bunnies, then a black lab that I found the owners for, and now this puppy. Apparently she was sitting on the white line on the road in front of a friend of his' house. She's only about 3 or 4 months old, and she's beautiful. She's a German Shepherd (possibly Chow mix, she has black spots on her tongue.) She has brown eyes that are soooo gorgeous and I'll have pics on here just as soon as I get them. Her name is Gracie. She responds to it, so I'm guessing that means that she likes it. She also likes rib bones, which the hubby has been giving her. The only problem with that is they are covered in BBQ sauce, and she likes to drop them on my living room carpet. I threw a hissy fit at hubby, and told him no more rib bones in the house!!! NO EXCEPTIONS!! Especially since I just cleaned the carpets and have a baby on the way!! Dog hair is bad enough. I've been vaccuuming every other day just because it drives me nuts, but she's so damn cute, I can't help myself.

Well, I'm at work and busy, slightly, and almost unburied so I should get back to it. I've been working since 6:30am, so I've had about enough. I'm going to take off from here about 2 or so. I need sleep. I have to be back at it the same time tomorrow, Thursday and Friday. I have a dr. appt on Wednesday, so no work for me. YAY!!!

Wednesday, July 13, 2005

Not Much

Nothing much going on today, had a dentist appointment, so I'm not at work. Oh well, they'll get over it. I stole this from Christi's Blog. Go take a look, and have tissue ready!!!! It's very sad. I cried.

Tuesday, July 12, 2005

Bored...

I've been trying to be better about updating everyday, even if I don't have anything to update on. My lovely Pookie hasn't called me in a few days, and I'm starting to worry that she hates me. I'm sure she doesn't, just that she's too damn busy to call me EVER.

I bought a baby book, since I didn't get one for my shower. I filled it all out with what I could fill in. It asked how the hubby and I met and I was at a loss of what to write. There was no romantic meeting, our eyes didn't meet across a crowded room. We didn't even really meet by chance, er well kind of. We met online, and talked for quite a while that day. Then he called my house and we talked for a while longer. He says that I trapped him because after about a week of talking back and forth, I told him that he was mine and that he didn't have a choice, and the rest is history. I also didn't write in there that I asked him to marry me, not the other way around. I want my little boy to be a hopeless romantic, not depend on his girlfriend to be like his momma. I'm a very strong person, and I go full force to get what I want. Well, mostly. I want my boss dead with a passion, but I'm not pursuing that so closely. I did however hope that he got squished like the Wicked Witch in the Wizard of Oz when he went to inspect a house that was falling down. I'm already going to hell, so it doesn't matter.

Well, not much else really to update, just that I hate my job with a passion. Can I PLEASE get fired???? I think that would be great. I would make the same on unemployment that I will on disability, still have Medicaid so I wouldn't have to worry about medical bills, and then Michigan Works would pay for my CNA training because I'm a displaced worker. That would really be nice. I keep trying to get fired by telling my boss he's useless. He thinks it's funny and just laughs at the fact that he doesn't know anything. Yeah, that's so funny Dimwit. You're such a funny funny man. Idiot. Is it time to go home yet???

Monday, July 11, 2005

Happy Effin Monday!

Is it really 5 1/2 weeks yet? I'm ready NOW!!!!! I'm really really sick of being pregnant. I'm getting better with the moods. I'm not so against the whole baby thingy anymore. I'm actually just really really ready to not be pregnant anymore. I did absolutely nothing all weekend, except watch movies and have the BGS make me dinner every night which was nice. The hubby acts like he has no brain sometimes though, and BGS kept telling him he rode the Sweet Pickle Bus. Hubby was confused, and we laughed at him.

I really don't have anything else to update... we watched the movies, and some of the race on Sunday, and ate alot of food. I've only got 2 weeks left of work until I'm done working until after the baby. My boss's STOOPID ass still hasn't gotten a truck for Carmen and I to drive. I am NOT driving my personal vehicle again! I've driven it 3 days already, and that's more miles that I wanted to put on to begin with. It's very aggravating. I've got a gas card either way, but still...

Alright, well, I'm getting whiney!! I better stop while I'm ahead.

Friday, July 08, 2005

Hell with Fluorescent Lighting!

Someone very wise (named Chuck) that I work with says that alot. That's about how I feel about this office here in good old Lansing. There is no real way to explain the hate I have for these people here or the office in general. Maybe it's just because I'm now considered a 'displaced worker' or because I'm so damn close to having this baby. Either way, I've had enough. I have no vehicle today, I rode with Hot Tony (another guy I work with) and it was a fun trip all the way down here with a trailer. The trailer contained a container of God knows what black sludge that smells of death and some other random stuff. It was parked in my driveway overnight so that Tony didn't have to haul it all over. Then we hear that we didn't even need to bring it cuz all the stuff has to go BACK to my house for one of the techs to pick thru and get rid of whatever he doesn't want. So, anyways, Tony was mad cuz he wasted the entire day yesterday with the trailer. Funny stuff! OH, and speaking of work, BIG HELLO TO GARY & LORI!!!! I hear that they are reading now too! I'm not real interesting though, so keep that in mind.

Nothing really planned for the weekend, except sit around and wait for another one of my techs to come over Saturday to drop off paperwork at my house. Maybe I'll even vaccuum and stuff too this weekend. Oh the possibilities. Either way, I'm trying to make Tony stop at the best restraunt in the world on the way home. It's actually kind of out of the way, but it's totally worth it. We'll see how that works. Especially with death in the trailer with us.

Wednesday, July 06, 2005

Widdle bunnies


Widdle bunnies
Originally uploaded by guymerje01.
See my bunnies??? Here they are. You can't count heads, but there were 8 in that pic, and I ended up with only 6, about twice that size.

I Fell In!!!

Well, I got lost for a while. I think I mentioned that they closed my office 1/2 mile from where I live... Well, now I have to drive an hour and a half to work every day, to an office that has 10 times the call volume of our little office, so I'm swamped all day long... no time for blogging. I was there last Thursday and then had Friday off, but no computer access until today. I really need to just get a computer. Someday...

Anyways,

I spent most of the weekend just cleaning and such. The carpets are all cleaned in the house and I barked orders to BGS and the Hubby and got the living room rearranged. Laundry got done (mostly) and dishes are clean, and that's what I call a good weekend. I'm not sure what it is about me lately, but I've been SICK, like pukey. Maybe it's just all the heat coupled with the baby. I'm having a hard time eating because nothing sounds good and I'm just generally icky. That, and my moods have been a little edgy lately. I spent most of Sunday and all of Monday in tears for no good damn reason. Ohhhh... Hormones. I couldn't even hang out at my dad's on the 4th because I kept crying and I didn't need everyone asking "What's wrong?" The only answer being, "Nothing, leave me the hell alone!" Oh well, only six more weeks of this crap. I'm very tired of being pregnant, that's for sure.

"How's your faith these days, father?"

BGS is coming over to watch movies tonight. We're watching 'Diary of a Mad Black Woman' and 'Miss Congeniality 2'. We're not watching 'The Exorcist' but it is my favorite movie. On Saturday at Mass, the priest was talking about a friend of his losing his faith, and that's all I could think of. I'm going straight to hell, I swear. BGS has me a seat saved in Smoking though, so it will be okay.

I really don't have much else to update on. The baby is head down like he darn well should be, but I was concerned because I was born breach. I gained another 1 1/2 pounds, YAY! I have to work tomorrow again in Lansing, so I will probably not be able to update again until this weekend. I don't know though, we'll see. I'm very disappointed about the whole office move thing. My company is the worst when it comes to doing stuff like thia. They have a new office for us, but haven't signed the lease of the building yet, and from there it takes 8 weeks to get the phones installed. I guess that I don't care because I'll be off, but hopefully when I come back from maternity leave, I'll get to go to the new office, and not the one in Lansing. We will see I suppose. I was talking to one of my co-workers about the working situation in the office we're in now, and we don't know what exactly it is about the office, but we don't ever want to go back to it ever again. We have no choice, but it sucks bad, that's for sure. Oh, please baby Gavin, come early and get me the hell outta there!!!!

Well, I suppose that's it for now... I promise, I just fell in for a little while... I'm back now, I swear!