Posted in Family, Life, Me, Thoughts

Self-Inflicted Stress

Stress is mainly caused by your reactions of what is happening around you.

Today’s Stress is brought to you by my reaction to Sis 1. 

We usually touch base once a week or so, however its been two weeks since she screamed at me about my getting the Covid19 Vaccine. She is big time Anti-Covid Vax and refuses to take it. She believes all the negative crap and thinks it kills people as well as holding the Christian viewpoint of it being or preparing us for the Mark-Of-The-Beast. So, she is not speaking to me because of my choice to get the vaccine! Just as, she got very angry with our brother and wants nothing more to do with him because he stands by Biden and doesn’t like Trump. She says it doesn’t matter that our brother is blood related, she doesn’t have to communicate with stupid people. So, this is on her. But it still hurts. I sent her a text telling her I am thinking of her; to no avail.

I found a Smart Car for sale, used. One is around $6,000 with only $500 down and payments of like $100. The other is $5,000 no payments from Private Party. I don’t know about payments again and wish I could find a way to make money for the Private Party one. Summer is coming and I really am starting to miss having a car.

But, I also Really want to move and am not sure what to do, first.

Prayers Please for God to lead me the right direction.

Posted in Health, Las Vegas, Life, Me, Self-Care

First Vaccine Experience

Since my immune system has never been like others; I get reactions when most people don’t.  Which is what happened, yesterday.

C. and I were headed to our Covid Vaccine appointment when they called to reschedule; so we had an hour to kill.  We went to McDonald’s, then to Home Depot where I picked some color swatches for the house.  I think I will email them to the manager for approval

Upon arriving at the pharmacy, they checked us in and gave us a form to fill out which is simply a statistics sheet of where you fit in to be vaccinated..age range, race, reason (healthcare worker, disability, etc..).  The pharmacist gave the usual spiel…could cause this, that, etc.. before giving the vaccine, then you had to wait 15 minutes before leaving.  They set a timer. 

Within 10 minutes, I was feeling a little dizzy.  That passed, but then I developed a headache which turned into a Migraine within a few hours plus muscle aches.  The Migraine finally stopped around 2:30 this morning after giving in to Imatrex around 10:30.  The main problem now is the cough.  It’s a dry cough and started some time during the night.  And of course, I have no cough medicine.

  I have to believe if the first dose affected me like this, the next dose should be easier, or at least I know what to expect.  Maybe, I will just react opposite then most. 

   It’s a windy day anyway, so I am going to take it easy and stay warm.

Posted in Fashion, Humor, Las Vegas, Life, Me, Words

Fun Ending To A Day

C. had to pick up Ben from work so I asked if I could go along. We passed a restaurant that I cannot pronounce the name ‘Las Pupusa’. I tried it way to many times and even Googled it. I had C. cracking up by either adding too many poo’s,s’ss or la’s, and it wasn’t/isn’t deliberate. My letters just twist when I try to say the word.

After dropping Ben off, we decided to go gambling, again. This time at Rainbow Casino. It was really cool and they even gave us free gifts. C. loaned me $20 which I repaid her plus I even got to spin the wheel and won $50. on it. We also got $12.50 to spend at the restaurant but didn’t want to wait half hour. At least it’s good for 7 days. I left with $30 and bought us dinner at Denny’s.

Came home to find my clothes from Breezecloth.com arrived but don’t want to try them on til tomorrow. I was tired of smelling like smoke and needed to take a bath and crawl in bed. They look nice but the one pair of pants has cat faces with pink cheeks, so if I keep it, I will need to get purple fabric marker or paint to fill that in, before I wear them.

I have decided not to get new windows but to get the outside of the house painted, instead.

I just hope the Stimulus Check arrives soon.

Have a good Sunday!

Posted in Las Vegas, Life, Me

Post Day

Well, I somehow forgot to post, yesterday since it was a draft so I posted it today; which means tomorrow might be todays Post…Have I lost you, yet?..But actually this is todays Post and I will still Post something tomorrow.

I took a nap today! That was my big excitement. Hey, when your my age, a nap is wonderful..especially when it isn’t induced by pain medication.

The other excitement was hearing a pounding on my door, I believe, and nobody being there. Even had a neighbor check it out for me.

Posted in Faith, Life, News, Self-Care, Thoughts

Thoughts Verses Action

Woke up this morning with thoughts of things I need to start doing daily, again…like studying my Boundaries and my Bible, as well as set exercise. 

I got one of two accomplished.  While, I did not partake in my half hour exercises like I need to get back to; I did move the refrigerator to clean behind it, so that should count for something.  I did spend a lot of time studying Gods word, today, as well as, talking to a friend from Bible Study on the phone about it. 

On another note, did you hear about the lady and her brother that were attacked and killed during a Zoom call, in California?  I don’t know if it was her son but it was a relative and he is in custody.  Apparently, the woman was on the Zoom call and heard a commotion..the son or whoever was dragging her brother out of the house and stabbing him.  By the time the police got there, she had been stabbed to death too.  But, can you just imagine being part of that Zoom call as a spectator?  Even if you didn’t see anything, I am sure you would hear the commotion. 

This world is out of control. I am interested to learn the motive, though.

 

Posted in Health, Las Vegas, Me, Weather

Weather & Migraine Day

Windy Weather equals sinus issues which equals Migraines.  For most Migraine sufferers, most any change can cause a Migraine.

  Woke up coughing and sneezing last night before getting hit with a Migraine this morning.  Of course that means I took a Migraine pill then slept for 3 hours; so technically my day started around 3. What sucks about Migraines and sleep is that your body clock gets totally thrown off.

I have to admit I am a bit concerned with my Migraines and my upcoming Covid Vaccine…which is on Monday…I have heard the vaccine can cause headaches.

I took a picture of the moon tonight. The sky is clear and the moon is interesting…it has sort of an orb around it.

Posted in Me, Self-Care, Thoughts

What & Why I Watch

Ever since my BFF made a weird comment, I’ve been analyzing my interests and why I watch what I do.

I am interested in Cooking Shows because I like the creativity and competition. They encourage me to try new things. Plus, Worst Cooks In America makes me feel like a Pro. I like True Crime and Serial Killer documentaries because I was in an abusive relationship and don’t ever want to do that again…it was mental, but still abusive…., plus, it’s amazing how long it takes to catch these people. I like true stories about Polygamy, Cult Survivors, Homelessness and Weight Loss because I have never lived those situations

And lastly, I like shows and documentaries about Hoarding and Hoarders because I have had and have friends that are. I am learning how people think and process, as well as, how to be around them in their environments for long periods of time, also, as how to support them and help to encourage a healthier lifestyle. I don’t understand how so many Hoarders go from clutter to becoming slobs or why they don’t have pride in the items they possess. I mean, if you want to save it, wouldn’t you want whatever it is to be accessible and seen verses on the floor in a pile?

I collect certain dolls and knick-knacks. They are packed in boxes now for a future move but they are usually kept in a China Cabinet where I can see them and they can’t get ruined. I grew up in a very clean home. Heck, we had a Living Room we were rarely allowed to go in and two chairs in that room were antique and we were rarely allowed to use them. My BFF on the other hand, had the complete opposite upbringing and the smell from dirty dishes penetrated the environment. She is now a mother of 5 and I think two of the 5 have gone the clean route, one to the extreme, one is just like her or worse and the other two I can’t tell yet because they still live at home.

Anyway, I think I watch a lot of shows to learn and keep my brain cells firing, as I age.

Posted in Fashion, Life, Me, Pandemic, Self-Care

Online Clothing

If you’re like me, you don’t like buying clothing in stores and never have..even before this pandemic and quarantine business. The fitting rooms in stores are small and dirty most of the time plus the lighting is nowhere near the same as your house. But, you still want clothing that fits well and is fashionable and stylish to you.

I enjoy online shopping and I like unique clothing. I was never the trendy type. My mom taught me that by Always buying from the clearance rack..but that’s another story. Some day I will tell you about the Ditto jeans fiasco…

Anyway;

I found a shopping site, I had never heard of before and they have some cute clothing. It’s called Breezecloth.com and it is a small company that just started up. Supposedly, the owners started it in the U.S. but the clothing is actually being made in Hong Kong and maybe China…That’s another thing, why is all the totally, cute stuff made in China? It makes buying mainly American brands, quite boring….Anyway, I did some research and contacted the company before taking the risk. I also used PayPal so as to pay safely. The problem is, you cannot find this company via Google or Yahoo and since it is so new, there is not enough interest for any actual ratings, yet. I will let you know if and when I receive my orders. I just pray this company is legit.

Since this post is about online clothing; what sites do you recommend? Especially from my female Followers. I love Vintage and unique, type fashion; but anywhere you suggest would be cool to check out.

Posted in Cooking, Creativity, Life, Me, Pandemic, Uncategorized

Hobbies & Lifes Puzzle or Puzzled Life

What new hobbies have you started since this whole quarantine business?

  I have been cooking from scratch more and getting more creative with food.  I have also been staying informed on health, nutrition and other interests plus, keeping my mind sharp playing mental games.

Most recently, I have started doing Puzzles. The first one I completed was 100 pieces

and the next one will be 250 pieces. This one is a lot harder as you have various sized pieces to make the edges and pieces that look like edges in the middle. Most every time I get frustrated and think I don’t have all the pieces, I find another one that fits.

I guess Puzzles are a lot like life. We need to find where we fit, naturally.

Posted in Decisions, Family, Life, Me

Yesterday Continuation Etc..

I would like to thank you all for your answers on Yesterdays Post and question if you are or are not taking the Covid Vaccine. It makes me happy when we can be adult and share our personal views without arguments and debates or name calling, etc.

My sister sent me a text of everything she believes the vaccines are made of which includes human tissue or blood and dead animal blood. I am going to make my own decision on this. I am doing my own research. I have an appointment scheduled for my first dose next week, and C. also got an appointment at the same place 15 minutes after mine. We also did the same for the 2nd dose in April.

In other news, I just listened to one of the Dr. Suess books which is being banned. “If I Ran The Zoo.” was actually being read aloud. My question is, “What’s wrong with it?” Sure, he mentions Mosques and Noah’s Ark, but I find nothing offensive, there. Maybe, it’s me but I am going to listen to the others also, that are considered Bad, if I can find them.

I believe we should have had a vote in this. I think most people think we are going overboard.