Tuesday, December 30, 2008

The 22 Day Lapse

What have I been doing?

I would like to spin you a tale of monsters and heros, but to be perfectly honest the most exciting thing to happen to me lately is that I found a $5 Starbucks gift card in my car.

That can't be enough to keep me occupied for the last 22 days, so what else has been going on? Well, I'm still pregnant, and man am I showing. Still having back problems, exacerbated by the fact that I have stumbed and almost fallen about, oh a hundred or so times. We hit our snowfall record this December a few days ago- and I mean the ALL TIME record- ever. The major league baseball record of stupid white cold mess.

My sister in law looks ready to burst, and by her account IS ready to burst. I have to be brutally honest here though, so in-law lovers look away:

I DO love my in-laws, but I swear to God, Allah, and Jesuit, (and to the other millions of Almighties I am leaving out) if one more person makes the "Jenny isn't going to make it much longer," comment, I might go postal.

She is only 31 weeks people, and if you constantly fill her poor head with that notion, she probably WON'T make it much longer. And lets face it, twins born before 32 weeks can have a lot of problems. WHY OH WHY THEN would you wish that on your daughter/sister/self? I myself (even though I can appreciate how uncomfortable she is, and I can't even begin to imagine having two of them)sincerely wants to see her make it to 36, which is considered full term for twins. For their sake of course.

Hubby is doing great, just had his latest escapade with a business called Primerica. I was okay with it at first, but when these people got pushy (i.e. wanted to look at OUR financial situation, and had Kev make calls to people he knows without having any formal training or licensing)I promptly told him to drop it. Unfortunately, Kevin left them his list of potential clients, and I am dreading that these people are going to pounce all over it.

Live and learn I guess.

I PROMISE to go more into detail when I have off this Thursday.

Merry Christmas to everyone that has stayed faithful to me, and here is to a fantastic new year!

Kristi Rufener

Monday, December 8, 2008

Fa-la-la-la-uck Winter.

Well it MUST BE December in Wisconsin, because only here can you get 1/4 an inch of ice, then nothing, then be on the phone on your way home and suddenly get lost (on a trip you have made almost daily for your entire life) because it is snowing so hard you can't see the painted lines on the road anymore.
Well great. Happy freaking holidays to the rest of my fellow Wisconsinites braving it out tonight like I am.
Our first biggest snow of the season is supposed to hit tonight however, so I made sure I had a back-up at work in case I don't show tomorrow. It's not looking too promising right now, but that is the other cool thing about Wisconsin- they can see this big snow storm is going to hit and then nothing, so we will see I guess.
I haven't updated in a while and for that I am a little upset with myself. So much has been going on lately, and I am starting to lose that nice bit of energy I gained during the second trimester. As I get bigger, I get less comfortable in bed, therefore getting less sleep and more and more irritable, as I am sure the people I work with every day could attest to.
I passed my glucose test with flying colors, which I will admit was a little shocking. I was expecting to fail just like I did with Bekah, but nope. I was way below the line. So I am glad that I am out of the woods, but at the same time I feel a little bad for one of my girlfriends who was recently diagnosed with GD and is dreading the finger poking and diet. So I may do a sympathy diet with her to give her a little pick me up.
Have to round up Christmas cards, but I am having a real issue getting into the so called holiday spirit. I H A T E this time of year. To me, the only good thing about snow is that it melts. Bleck.
Well, this is all I have time for at the moment as I am going to sneak off and sit in the bath tub and read my book.
AND IF we really do get a snow storm, Kevin will be gone, Bekah will be whiney, and I will be here tomorrow to post again.
So seasons greetings, and for God's sake, I hope your winter is going better than mine!

Kristi Rufener