Posts Tagged ‘Jamberry’

If we were having coffee, I would still be in my pjs. It’s almost 1 PM but here I am, not anywhere near ready to get out of bed. I slept a lot yesterday and figured I would be up early today but that hasn’t happened. I guess my body is (a) trying to get the sleep it needs, (b) recuperating from a very busy week, or (c) both a and b.

This was a busy week, as usual. Adding to the busy-ness of normal weeks, this week there was some needed repairs done here at the mobile park where I live. A couple of weeks ago, a motorist had a diabetic seizure and crashed into the power pole and bus structure at the entrance of the mobile park. This caused power to be out for about 12 hours while they repaired the damage. However, when the man hit the post, the power lines underground were damaged and in turn, the damage took out the water pump that supplies the well water to the whole complex (122 households). They patched it up but had to order a new pump and schedule the work. That work happened on Thursday of this week so we were warned ahead of time that there would be no water (which includes no toilets) from 7 AM until 8 PM. We could fill the tub with water to use to flush toilets if we wanted to but with little ones, that wasn’t really a good solution, nor was using the port-a-potties rented by the management. So we got out of the house and wandered. It was a wet day so no park for the kids. We just ran errands as much as we could. That meant that anything that had to be done at home, didn’t get done. Then there was yesterday. I spent the day at the convention center for a Jamberry regional conference. It was stressful for me to drive out there and to top it off, I couldn’t find my car at the end. It took me over 45 minutes to find my car! I was about ready to sit down and cry. Also, my hearing loss played a major role yesterday because if I wanted to hear the Speakers without distortion, I had to turn off my hearing aids. However, that meant that I couldn’t hear anyone around me that may have been speaking to me. I think that probably made me come off as unfriendly and I feel bad that I didn’t get to meet the people with which I had chatted and wanted to meet in person.

Anyway, I got home around 5 and fell asleep on the couch, waking up at about 11:30 and coming to bed. I thought I would read for a bit but my eyes closed and didn’t open again until 6 this morning. Then they closed again until about 11:30. Wow. I must have been beyond exhausted. Yeah, I need vitamins. Or Geritol. I remember the commercials for Geritol when I was a child and I used to think they were so silly. Now I need to go out and find some!

I managed to start and finish another novel this week. Reading is back for me! Yay! It was another one I got for free as a Kindle First Reads. It’s called Evelyn, After. It’s a pretty good novel and even though it had some “spice” to it, I enjoyed it and recommend it to you. There was a lot more to it than “spice.”

This week might be a little lighter because there’s no school tomorrow (Columbus Day) so that will let me have a day off from teaching but it is also the day my daughter goes to get her ultrasound that tells us if it is a boy or a girl coming into our lives. I’m not sure if she will need me to go with her or not. If not, I get to stay with the boys. Gender reveal social will be next Saturday so I guess I will have some news next week.

Along the baby lines, this week is Baby Loss Awareness Week, internationally. If you get a minute, you might look it up. It’s important not only for those of us who have lost infants but also for the rest who don’t know how to help, how to relate, how to support the moms and families that lose a child to miscarriage, still births, or infant death. It’s a subject near and dear to me.

Tarot work is continuing as I try to get some customers. If you know anyone that might be interested, please send them my way. The link to the FB group is here.

That’s about it for today. Tell me what you have been up to!


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Well, I got my new phone yesterday. My daughter bought me the one with all the bells and whistles! And I picked the gold color because it reminds me of yellow and yellow is my favorite color. This one has a lot of memory. However, it’s not all set up yet. I’m looking for an app that will tell me which apps can be moved to the SD card without rooting the phone. I had one on my old phone but it won’t work on the new one (newest Android operating system, Marshmallow, I think). I can’t find any in the Play store or the Amazon App store. Anyone know of one? I don’t want to root the phone and I don’t know on my own which ones I can move. I also want to look around and see if there are newer apps that can replace some of the older ones. It seems that I am still using very old apps that are not as functional as they were when I got my first android six years ago. So it will be a few days before I can stop playing with it and get it all the way I want it.

I was just looking at my FB memory feed and saw that a year ago today was when I thought I was having some post op complications and called the hospital. They connected me to the doctor on call. It was not quite eleven at night and the doctor on call fell asleep as I was telling her my symptoms and my worries and vitals. Fell asleep. Asleep asleep. With snoring. I kept yelling “hello” into the phone to wake her up. Eight minutes of loud snoring. I was so, so, so upset. On top of my worries about my incision possibly being infected, I had to deal with a physician who was asleep. Luckily, it all turned out okay and although I did end up having to go up to the hospital the next day when I was able to talk to a doctor who was awake, it all ended up okay. But that really upset me. I didn’t file a report. Everyone said I should. I didn’t because it was too stressful to deal with and I figured she had been sufficiently embarrassed when the rest of the staff found out what had happened. I just hope she never did that again with other patients.

I have to trot off soon to help my daughter with the boys. By the way, it was really funny when we were at Costco dealing with changing wireless carriers. Spencer wouldn’t go to his mom. Only to me. He kept saying “my nana; my nana” and pulling away from my daughter. Anderson wouldn’t stay with her either. He wanted me. Funny how they want me all the time. (Could it have anything to do with the fact that I always have a treat in my purse or pocket? Nah. It’s me they want!)

For those of you following the fire in Canada, Fort McMurray, it may be of interest to you that Jamberry nails (I’m an independent consultant) is currently offering a special nail wrap and donating proceeds to the Canadian Red Cross to use for relief at Fort McMurray. As of yesterday morning, they had raised over $45,000 U.S. through the sail of this wrap. It is only available through Sunday night. If you are interested, let me know in comments or in email through the sidebar. I’ll put the link here but WP may delete it.

I have never made a fuss about it (in fact I never even pay attention to it) but the other day I got this in my WordPress comments:

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Just A Hello

Life has been very demanding lately. I’m exhausted. My age is showing. I’m even sleeping a lot, which is strange for me. This all translates into a “big radio” silence on my part.

Here’s what I’ve got going: volunteering many hours at my grandson’s school; planning a baby shower; getting ready for Anderson’s sixth birthday next week (we’re going out of town for it); launching my Jamberry business! Yeah, you read that right. On Sunday I signed up as an independent consultant. I’ve been busy setting up my Facebook page and trying to post about it on Facebook. And trying to get a first customer. On top of it all, my knee is bad again.I’ve resorted to using my cane.

Today I ache all over like I’m getting sick. Yuk. I’ve been sick so much that I am really fighting not to be sick.

So that’s what’s going on in my neck of the rainy, freezing woods. How are YOU?

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