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Hair Dying Day!

This morning after I got my son off to school and I had some oatmeal, I went back to sleep until about 10:30. Then I dyed my oldest daughter’s hair before she had to go to work. She left at around 1:30. I went back to bed for about an hour, because I was still feeling really tired. Then I got up and got dressed and picked up the kids from school. When we got home, my hubby was just coming home from work. My son stayed home with him and I drove my daughter to dance. I got my usual tea at Timmy’s then went back to the studio to wait for her to finish dancing. Then we went to the Winners to look for a bathing suit for my daughter, because the ones that she has are too big on her. They didn’t have a great selection! So we tried to go to the Ardene’s that is right by the Winners, but they were closed, even though online it says that they are open until 9:00 tonight!! So, we went to the Ardene’s in Millwoods Town Centre. We found my daughter a bathing suit there! Then we drove home. My hubby was tired, so he went to bed as soon as we got home. I made my daughter and son grilled cheese sandwiches. I had spanish rice. Then I signed my son up for the new messenger kids App that a couple of his friends wanted him to get. We played around with that for a bit, then it was time to get ready for bed. I got him into bed. Then I went on my phone for a while. Now I’m going to get ready for bed.

Night All! 💤😴

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“Hopefully one day I’ll get it right, or at least have fun, while about it I write!!”

Plato’s Closet

This morning I woke up at about 10:45. I got up and had a quick shower and got dressed and ready to go. My son woke up while I was getting ready. I got him and I something to eat. My oldest daughter woke up, so I didn’t have to wake her up. My younger daughter and I drove to Plato’s Closet (a second hand store close to Whyte Avenue). We had 3 bags of clothes for them to go through, but they told us that there was a 2.5 hour wait and we hadn’t planned on staying that long! So, we put her clothes back in the van and just looked at the clothes. They had some very reasonable prices! I found a few t-shirts and my daughter found some things as well. Then we started to drive home. On the way home we checked out the Nordstrom Rack, because I’ve been super curious about it since it opened. We didn’t buy anything there, we just looked around. I got her some food and myself a drink and then we drove back to town. I dropped her off with her friends and then I picked up my prescription from Shoppers and drove home. When I was getting out of the van our neighbour’s daughter pulled up. I hadn’t seen her in ages. So we talked for a while. It’s her 18th birthday today! Wow! How time flies! That seems so crazy to me! My hubby and son pulled up while we were outside talking. We said goodbye and we all went inside. Before starting supper, I needed a couple of groceries from Sobeys. Then I went home and made Spaghetti. After supper I watched a heart wrenching episode of The Good Doctor. Then it was time to get my son ready for bed. After a four day weekend, it’s time to get back into our school routine!! Once he was in bed, I went on my phone for a while. Now I’m going to get ready for bed.

Night All! 💤😴

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“Hopefully one day I’ll get it right, or at least have fun, while about it I write!!”

Happy Easter!!

This morning my son woke up early. I heard him talking with my hubby while I was still trying to sleep. He had gone to bed later then I wanted him to last night, so I hoped that he would sleep later, but he ended up waking up early anyway. He was excited because it was Easter morning and he wanted to know if the Easter bunny had come! I was just concerned that he was going to end up being awfully grouchy if he got out of bed too early!! My oldest daughter came into our room at about 7:30, telling us that she got called into work for a few hours, because the person who was supposed to be there didn’t show up and they couldn’t get ahold of her!! My daughter was supposed to have Easter Day off!! So, she went into work and my younger daughter came into our room at about 8:00! So, we went downstairs then so that they could look for their eggs and Easter baskets. It took them a while to find everything! Once they had, my hubby made a big breakfast. Afterwards, my daughter had a shower and I came back upstairs, I had only gotten about 4 hours or so of sleep and was feeling exhausted. I laid down for only about 35 minutes and my oldest daughter came home from work. My son wanted me to come downstairs when she came home. I went back down for about a half an hour or so, but I was so very tired that I ended up coming back upstairs and slept for about an hour and a half. Then at around 2:30 I had a shower. At 3:00, I was drying my hair and had my son take a shower while I did that. Then I dried his hair!! Then we went downstairs and he got some of his things together while I got the cookies that my daughter made into a container to take with us. Then we got some games together and we left. My hubby left earlier then us to put new speakers into the Miata and needed to use some of my dad’s tools. We stopped at the Sobeys on the way there and my oldest daughter bought my mom some flowers. Then we drove to my mom and dad’s house. My sister and her family weren’t there yet! When we got there, my mom had some sheets and towels that she wanted me to look at. She was getting rid of them and thought that I might want them, and I did!! Then we went into the kitchen and talked for a bit. My daughter told my parents about how well she did at her review at work yesterday. They are super happy with her performance and instead of the regular$.50 raise, they gave her a $1.00 raise!! Also, they want to train her on accounting stuff!! She’s doing great!! I believe that she may have found a position that works for her!! It’s about time, but I’m happy for her and proud of her!! My dad took my son outside to fly their airplanes!!! Then my sister and her family arrived! We all stood around the island in the kitchen talking. Then we finally moved to the living room. We visited in there for a while. We told my mom that she should dye a chunk of her hair a different colour, like purple or blue. My niece came up with the idea of using Mr Sketch markers. So she and my daughter put blue Mr Sketch into my mom’s hair!! (It does wash out!!)

She wasn’t feeling too sure about it, but all of the grandkids loved it!! Then it was time for supper. So the grandkids set the table. Then we all sat down to eat!! It was a very good meal! My hubby left after supper and before dessert, because he has to get up at 3:45am for work tomorrow. After eating dessert, we played Snorta and then my sister’s family had to go home. Then we played another game, the 5 Second Rule (I think that’s what it’s called!!) Then it was 9:00 and we decided to go home as well. When we got home, we were all feeling pretty darn tired! I filled up our water bottles and let the dogs out and in. Then I got my son ready and into bed. I went on my phone for a while. I’m pretty tired though, so I’m going to get ready for bed now!

Night All! 💤😴

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“Hopefully one day I’ll get it right, or at least have fun, while about it I write!!”

Decorated Eggs

I slept about the same as I did last night…kind of off and on. It’s frustrating, but I guess that it’s better than not at all!! I woke up and my son wanted to go downstairs. I talked with my younger daughter for a while. We had planned on going to a second hand store today with a bunch of her clothes, with the hope that she will get some cash for her clothes and then she will be able to get some clothes that actually fit her!! However, she hadn’t finished washing everything that she wanted to take with us. So we decided to postpone our trip to the secondhand store to Monday. I went back to bed for a couple of hours. However, I didn’t exactly fall asleep, I just kind of relaxed for a while. Then I got up and had something to eat and some tea. My son was hungry again, so I got him something else to eat. Then he played in the backyard for a while. I did the dishes. Then my daughter came home from work. We got our Easter stuff out and covered the table with garbage bags and newspapers and then we hard boiled a bunch of eggs. Then the kids started to decorate a bunch of eggs. Also, we all ate some eggs too! We took a supper break! Then we continued decorating eggs until bedtime!! Then I got my son ready for bed! I went on my phone for a while. Now I’m going to get ready for bed, because I’m sooo exhausted!

Night All! 💤😴

To help with research and treatment for Trigeminal Neuralgia please go to http://www.tnnme.com (Trigeminal Neuralgia and Me) to sign a petition to have the we’World Health Organization (WHO) add Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN) to their Health Topic List.

“Hopefully one day I’ll get it right, or at least have fun, while about it I write!!”

Super Tired!!

Last night I actually slept a little…well, off and on. I would fall asleep for a bit, then wake up for a while, and then go back to sleep for a while again! I mean I guess it’s better than not sleeping at all! However, I just wish that I would get a normal night’s rest…I woke up pretty late (the kids didn’t have school because it’s Easter weekend and they have Friday and Monday off!!) My son got up and went downstairs. I was still feeling very tired. So I stayed in bed for a while. Then when I woke up I went on my phone for a bit. Then when I went downstairs I had something to eat. I helped my hubby clean out the fridge. Then I made a grocery list. My son was playing outside, it was actually fairly nice outside. My oldest daughter came to the store with me. We went to the Home Hardware first and got a lightbulb for the side door, where I let the dogs out. Then we went to Sobeys and got quite a few groceries there!! From there we went to Shoppers and my daughter picked up her prescription and some mini-eggs for some cookies that she wants to bake. Then we went home. My hubby went to his friend’s house. I got the stuff ready and then the kids and I made homemade pizzas. My younger daughter had hers in her room. The rest of us ate ours in the living room. My son watched YouTube while eating his pizza and my daughter and I watched an episode of FBI. Then she went to bed. My son and I played a game. Then he and I started getting ready for bed, which is when my hubby came home. He stayed downstairs and I took my son upstairs and got him into bed. I went on my phone for a while. Now I’m going to get ready for bed.

Night All! 💤😴

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“Hopefully one day I’ll get it right, or at least have fun, while about it I write!!”

Kingsway And We Finally Did His Volcano…

I slept like crap again last night…so so damn frustrating!! This morning my daughter came into my room at about 7:10 to tell me that her friend who usually drives her to school is sick, so she needed a ride today. So, instead of starting to get ready at7:30, my son and I started getting ready at 7:15! I drove her at around 8:10. My son wanted to wait for me at home on the iPad. My oldest daughter was home, just downstairs sleeping, so I told him that if he needed anything he had to go downstairs to get her!! Then, when I got back from dropping off my daughter, my oldest daughter was awake! However, my son didn’t go downstairs and get her, she came upstairs to go to the bathroom and saw that he was alone, so she stayed with him until I got home, a couple seconds later. Then we went to his school and I dropped him off!! When I got home, my daughter and I decided to go to Kingsway. I had some oatmeal and we made some tea to take with us. Then we got dressed and drove to Kingsway mall. We went to a few stores that she needed to go. It took a few hours! Then we drove back home. I was feeling super tired by the time we got home! My daughter and I started watching a show, but we only watched some of it and then I had to go pick up my son from school. When I got home, I drove my daughter to dance. Then I stopped at the Sobeys on the way home to get something for supper. I got supper cooking when I got home. Then my daughter, my son and I did his volcano. It was pretty boring, so we just added as much vinegar and baking soda as we wanted to make it a bit more exciting for him!! He got it all on video. I got a couple of photos!!

The second one is a screen shot taken in the middle of a video… and the first just shows how he set everything up before we added the vinegar and baking soda. Then we cleaned it up and went back inside. My son played on the Play Station and my daughter and I watched our FBI show until supper was ready. Then we had supper. After supper, we watched some more episodes of the same show and he continued playing the same game, until about 8:15, when I had to go pick up my daughter and her friend from dance. We got back home at about 9:20. My oldest daughter has to work tomorrow at 6:45am, so she went to bed not long after we got home. My son and I played a game for a while. Then I got him into bed. I went on my phone for a while. Now I’m going to get ready for bed. I’m praying that I’ll actually sleep tonight!!

Night All! 💤😴

To help with research and treatment for Trigeminal Neuralgia please go to http://www.tnnme.com (Trigeminal Neuralgia and Me) to sign a petition to have the we’World Health Organization (WHO) add Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN) to their Health Topic List.

“Hopefully one day I’ll get it right, or at least have fun, while about it I write!!”

Just Plain Exhausted!!

I didn’t sleep yet again last night…so so frustrating!! I’m getting really sick of feeling exhausted all of the time! This morning I got my son ready for school, then dropped him off. After I got back, I had some oatmeal and then I went back to bed. I actually fell asleep quickly! I really wish that I would fall asleep that quickly at night… I slept until about 11:15. Then I talked to my daughter. We were going to go to the city, but we were both still really tired. She had worked until 4:30am and I hadn’t even fallen asleep until I laid down at 9:00am this morning!! So, we decided that we would stay home, because we were both still feeling exhausted!! I stayed in bed. I didn’t immediately fall right back to sleep, but I did end up resting a bit more! I got out of bed at about 2:30. I got dressed and picked up my daughter from school. It’s her early dance day, so I got her from school and my hubby got my son. I drove my daughter to dance and stopped at the Sobeys on the way home. Then when I got home I started to make supper. I was making a chicken stir fry. My daughter just wanted mashed potatoes, but she tried to eat a little bit of the chicken. We watched a couple episodes of NCIS and then a couple episodes of FBI. Then I got my son into bed. I went on my phone for a while, like I usually do. I’m sooo bloody tired, so hopefully I will actually get some sleep tonight!

Night All! 💤😴

To help with research and treatment for Trigeminal Neuralgia please go to http://www.tnnme.com (Trigeminal Neuralgia and Me) to sign a petition to have the we’World Health Organization (WHO) add Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN) to their Health Topic List.

“Hopefully one day I’ll get it right, or at least have fun, while about it I write!!”

Voting Day… I’m Personally Disappointed In The Results…

I was awake again for most of last night…goodnesses it’s becoming so bloody frustrating!! I’m just so exhausted during the day!! I don’t know why I can’t sleep…it’s maddening! I got my son ready for school this morning and then, after dropping him off and having something to eat, I went back to bed. I did sleep for a while. Then I got up and did a bit of laundry. I picked up my daughter from school at 1:35, because she had her spare today. Then I went to bed again. I was just still feeling so tired! My hubby came home from work and he picked up my son from school. My daughter had something to go to at school this evening for a bit, so she ended up missing dance tonight. I got up when my hubby went to vote and go to the store. Then I woke up my oldest daughter and we went to vote and went to Shoppers and bought some things for Easter and then we went to Sobeys and bought some hotdog buns for supper. Then we came back home. My hubby had supper ready when we got home. My daughter and I watched a couple of episodes of NCIS. Then we looked at the voting results, it turns out that in Alberta there will be a Conservative government…surprisingly, they actually won by quite a lot! My daughter had to go to work. She works from 9:30 a 4:30am tonight, instead of the 11:00 – 7:00am shift. I read over my younger daughter’s essay, then I got my son into bed. I went on my phone for a while. Now I’m praying 🙏🏼 that I actually sleep tonight!! I’m going to get ready for bed now!

Night All! 💤😴

To help with research and treatment for Trigeminal Neuralgia please go to http://www.tnnme.com (Trigeminal Neuralgia and Me) to sign a petition to have the we’World Health Organization (WHO) add Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN) to their Health Topic List.

“Hopefully one day I’ll get it right, or at least have fun, while about it I write!!”

The Notre Dame Burns & Mom Falls Again!!

Last night was another night of zero sleep!! So damn frustrating!! I didn’t even get to bed all that late, but I couldn’t fall asleep! I was awake at 4:00am when I realized that my hubby’s alarm didn’t go off for work at 3:45am like it usually does, so I woke him up. Then I still couldn’t fall asleep. I know that they say that you should get up and do something if you can’t sleep, but I always look at the clock and get paranoid about how little sleep I’m going to get and worry that if I get up I really won’t get any sleep at all…but the stupid thing is, I was still awake when my morning alarm went off anyway!! My son went on the iPad for about a half an hour. My daughter came home from her night shift when my son and I had started getting ready for school. I got him ready and dropped him off. Then we had breakfast. After eating, I went back to bed. I think that I was so overtired that I couldn’t fall asleep. So I kind of just rested my eyes. My daughter went to bed also, since she worked all night! Even though I wasn’t really sleeping, I stayed in bed because I was so exhausted! After a while I watched some of the footage of the Notre Dame burning. So very tragic! Wow! Makes one wish that you had the money to have knocked that one off of the old bucket list! The repairs needed on that are going to last my lifetime at least! So damn sad! It was on fire for hours. They didn’t have a lot of fire trucks there, it didn’t look like. It almost seemed like they were letting some of it just burn in a controlled way, to not add too much water damage to the list of all of the damage! But, I’m no fire fighter, so what do I know?? I stayed in bed, not sleeping, on my phone, for most of the day. My dad called me in the afternoon to see if I was coming to the city to drive my daughter to dance. My mom tripped walking into Home Sense and was pretty shaken up. He drove there to get her. She scraped up her knee and leg, both of her wrists were sore and she chipped her front tooth! He wanted me or my hubby, whomever drove to the city, to go back to Home Sense with him to pick up my mom’s car. I said that we would definitely be able to do that with him!! Not much longer, I got up and picked up the kids from school. Then my hubby ended up driving my daughter to dance, because he had to go for an x-ray in the city anyway. When his x-ray was finished he called my dad, but they were still at the dentist, getting a temporary fix on my mom’s tooth! I told my dad that I could get the car later, because I drive back into the city to pick up my daughter and her friend, but my mom had calmed down enough after the dentist that she felt up to getting her car herself!! While my hubby was in the city, my son and I went to the Dollarama for some brown paint for his volcano and some glaze for after he was finished painting it! They didn’t have any toy dinosaurs. So we went to Sobeys and I bought some corn. Then we went to the Dollar Tree, they had toy dinosaurs! So we bought some there! Then we came back home. I talked to my mom on the phone, she sounded like she was doing better. She does want to talk to her dr about why she seems to be falling more often than usual. However, her tooth looks good, she said and other then being a bit sore, she will be okay. Which is good!! Then my son and I both changed into our pjs and then I went downstairs and I did a load of laundry and got some chicken out of the freezer. Then he put on a paint shirt and painted his volcano while I cooked supper. I was still feeling so tired that my eyes hurt! I helped him with the glaze once the paint dried, because we found that if you didn’t spread it thin enough it looked white and covered up his paint job that he just worked so hard at!! Then we finished it just as supper was ready! My hubby woke up my daughter and we had supper. She and I watched a couple shows, while my son watched YouTube. My hubby went to bed. Then at about 9:15, I left to pick up my younger daughter and her friend from dance. My oldest daughter put my son to bed while I was gone. He really didn’t want me to leave tonight and cried when I was leaving, but my daughter hugged him as I was going and took him upstairs and read and sang to him! I got them from dance and we dropped off her friend. Then we came home. My oldest daughter and I watched the last 10 minutes of our show before she had to leave for work. Then I put the laundry in the dryer and hung some of it up. Then I came upstairs and went on my phone for a while. Now I’m going to get ready for bed. Hopefully I will sleep tonight! I’m certainly exhausted after not sleeping at all last night or all day today…

Night All! 💤😴

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“Hopefully one day I’ll get it right, or at least have fun, while about it I write!!”

A Visit With Mom & Dad

Last night I went to bed at a better time then I did the night before. However, I still didn’t fall asleep right away. Once I did fall asleep, it wasn’t into a very deep sleep. It’s like I’m kind of half asleep and half awake. I was awake when my hubby got up at around 4:00am again. I fell asleep at around 7:00am and slept until my son wanted the iPad at about 10:00. Then he wanted to go downstairs, at about noon!! I was shocked that he didn’t bug me until then! He was on the iPad and I actually slept from 10:00 until noon, without being my usual half awake, which was not the norm for me!! He went downstairs and played Fortnite with his friend. My hubby made him some food. I talked to my daughter about her essay that she was working on and the format. She wasn’t sure if she should have 3 body paragraphs, or if 2 were enough. She felt like she had covered all of the information in the two that she had written and that if she wrote a third that it would just be for the sake of having 3 paragraphs, but that the 3rd one probably wouldn’t have much content in it. She didn’t come to a conclusion after we talked about it. I went on my phone for a bit. Then I got up and had a shower. After my shower, I dried my hair, got dressed and had something to eat. Then I did my son’s hair. My younger daughter and I went to La Senza in South Common, because she needed a new dance bra. From there we drove to my mom and dad’s house. The rest of the family was meeting us there. They were taking the black car. We talked for a while, then we played Skip Bo. We weren’t able to finish the game before supper was ready. So, we stopped playing and set the table for supper. After supper we had some coffee and brownies and played a couple rounds of Crokinole (huh, I feel like I spelled that differently the last time that I wrote it on here, but that’s how google tells me how to spell it…) Then we drove home. My oldest daughter went with my hubby and my younger daughter and my son came in the van with me. When we got home, my son had a quick shower. I went to Sobeys quickly to get lunch stuff for tomorrow, my hubby went to bed and my oldest daughter had a nap before she had to go to work to do another night shift. When I got home I got my son into bed. My daughter decided to keep her essay with the two body paragraphs for now and just wrote the conclusion, because she just needed it done for peer-review tomorrow and she’s going to ask her friend, who always reviews hers, what her opinion is. I went on my phone for a while. Now I’m going to, hopefully, actually get some sleep!!

Night All! 💤😴

To help with research and treatment for Trigeminal Neuralgia please go to http://www.tnnme.com (Trigeminal Neuralgia and Me) to sign a petition to have the we’World Health Organization (WHO) add Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN) to their Health Topic List.

“Hopefully one day I’ll get it right, or at least have fun, while about it I write!!”