Still blah today, so I am going to have class, early. Looking forward to hearing/reading what everyone has learned.
While I usually go by week, I am going to expand the time, a bit..this week.
Most every night, I listen to The Gentle Whisperer ASMR before going to sleep. Her voice soothes me; especially as she teaches about Russia and the Russian Language. So, here are some facts about Russia to share with you:
1. Russia is the largest Country.
2. Russia has two main dialects.. Northern and Southern
3. Russia celebrates something called Banya which I believe is the beginning of Spring where people hit each other with tree leaves, then apologize and hug. They also eat Pancakes all day long. There is also a different day, I believe, where the body is warmed up by massages before immediately running into the cold, icy water of the River. I could be mistakes, as this might be the same Spring Celebration!
This week I learned that Van Gogh did some of his Art while locked in a Sanitarium.
And what happened to a lot of the cast members of Eight Is Enough.
Hope you all have a good weekend. Most of mine will probably be spent in bed.
The Prompt or word of the week at Confusing Middle is Apple. Before I get to it, why don’t you check out the Blog? It’s very interesting and fun. Tell him, Venus sent you. Then, Come Back!
As most of you know, I love to read. Mainly True Stories but a few Fiction Series, as well. The-Flowers-In-The Attic series is one of my favorites. For those of you who don’t know, it’s about 4 children who live in the attic of their Grandparents house and how they escape..or not..but, the books go further to afterwards and when the children grow up and have families of their own. ….What the heck does this have to do with Apples?..I’m glad you asked. Well, actually I am getting there….. In one of the books, a child gets a puppy and names it ‘Apple’! That’s the first thing that came to my mind when I read the Prompt. No, I am not going to tell you what happens to Apple or the children in later years. You need to read the books.
I’ve been sick today and almost went to the hospital. Okay, No, I just really considered it. It is mainly bronchial but with a sore throat, sinus and a terrible headache that wouldn’t quit. But, it finally did, and I took Mucinex, which I think helped a bit. Oh well..I was just thinking that I haven’t been sick in a while and it’s not like I had major (or any) plans this weekend.
Oh, and in case I forgot. Look what came yesterday!
I think it’s the most expensive pillow I have ever had. It’s Sealy with soft, Memory Foam on one side and Firm on the other. I think they call it ‘Alternative Memory Foam”.
When I say Gain, I don’t mean weight Gain. I mean accomplishment, etc… and when I say Pain….Well….
I got another box packed, more stuff put in the donation bag, and started cleaning the bathroom before being hit by a Migraine… probably sinus related..and needing a break. This one came with coughing, sneezing, sore throat and a possible, swollen gland. Not to concerned, but, it still hurts when I swallow. Feeling a bit better with the Migraine gone but still have a few other symptoms. I am wondering if this could be weather related even though I stay inside. I try to use the fan a lot more then the air conditioner.
When cleaning the bathroom, I wound up scratching the toilet while removing some tough stains. Can anyone recommend anything to get set in stains from bathtub and cabinets that won’t scratch and is animal friendly?
Something, I have around the house already, would be perfect and purr fect, as well.
Has anyone heard of ‘Landmark’? I don’t know if I would call it a Personal Journey, A Religion or A Cult, but, I have a friend involved, so I did some research….(if this person is reading this; I am in no way trying to offend you..these are just my thoughts.).. Upon doing a few hours of research, one thing I learned is that this stems from Scientology which I will not get involved in. I have no problem with my friend being involved… except I do believe it may not end well… and will be there for her, in case…but..I prefer to keep my beliefs and not get involved. However, I do wonder if you have ever heard of anyone or if you, yourselves, experienced Landmark, and what you think?
On another note, Twas a sick Day, today….I really wanted to use the word, “Twas”.. Don’t Ask! Woke up dizzy, stomach pain and diarrhea. Didn’t start feeling better until after an hour and a half nap. I did eat a little. I am praying it’s nothing and I will be back to my usual, energetic self, in the morning.
But, as I was wiping down walls, earlier; I was condemning myself for not doing so, more often. They are really dusty and furry.. it’s no wonder, I don’t get sick, all the time.
Don’t worry, I have berated myself enough, so you don’t need to join in.
It started yesterday..Coughing, Sneezing, Sore Throat, Headaches, Congestion…This morning I hurt so bad I could hardly chew, but, still eating and drinking to kick this.
Got the new Cat Tree from J. Yesterday and cats seem to like it.
A bit concerned about Puma though, as she keeps hiding and facing the wall. I will be surprised if she sticks around for another year. She is 16 years old. I just hope if she does go, it happens naturally. I get so tired of having my final goodbyes be at a veterinary clinic.
I don’t know how much time I’ve missed blogging but in my defense, I’ve been sick. Had a terrible sore throat sinus thing for the last 2-3 days and Migraines 4 out of 5 days. Yesterday, after taking my Imatrex, I slept 7 hours. Of course, that threw my night off a bit.
Anyway, aside from that; not to much new. I did get to lead our Bible Study on our Boundaries book today, which was really cool, as I am hoping to teach a class on it in the future.
Ugh! Yesterday was a better day and today is a bad one. The thing is, I have a weak immune system so am not sure how long to wait. The Free COVID19 Testing is appointment only and you need authorization from your doctor. I had the Flu Shot on the 23rd so it could still be a reaction to that.
Maybe, I will just call the doctor to get advice..or go back to sleep and wait till next week.
*Dilemma Resolved- Doctor closed till Monday and am Not sick enough for Urgent Care.
I think I am finally starting to feel a bit better because prayers help.
Today was bad, though and I couldn’t reach my doctor. They didn’t call back or answer the phone. Then I simply gave up and took an Imatrex for my Sinus/Migraine. I was trying to make an appointment due to my symptoms, but maybe that was God’s way of telling me, he’s got this.
What’s scary is; a lot of the symptoms of COVID19 are the same symptoms as a Sinus Infection or the Flu, which I was/am having: Sore Throat, Coughing, Sneezing, Chills, Muscle Aches, Diarrhea… I was starting to stress on where I could have contacted COVID19 and when. I even talked to God about it. But, this could have been brought on by the Flu Shot also, which I had on the 23rd.
Suffice it to say, I am done stressing and starting to feel a bit better.