Hello My Happy People!
Well, the awards ceremony was last night. I am writing this blog on the 17th, so at this time, I have no idea if I won my category or not. I hope that I will be able to access my site from the UK and give you an update, but it may have to wait until the Manic Monday blog on the 28th.
At the time of writing this blog, I still have a few things to do to get ready for the trip next week. I am getting excited but at the same time, I'm being cautious. Murphy's Law always seems to have a way of mucking up my plans, so I am trying to just wait and see how things go.
In the meantime, I am trying to work ahead on some of these blogs so I can just spend my time relaxing and writing on the books as I wait to find out what happens with the She Inspires Awards. I am not going to lie, I really want to win this award.
Ever since I went through the brain surgeries, I have had to struggle to maintain even an appearance of a normal, functional life. It can be difficult. I do my best not to complain too much or ask people for help because it can get tiring for everyone, even me. But trying to be "tough" and endure it all can really wear you down.
So often, people will start avoiding someone who has serious health issues. It's stressful to watch someone you care about go through hard times when you feel like there is nothing you can really do to help. When that happens, it makes you feel isolated and invisible.
So when you have an organization like She Inspires send you a notice that someone nominated you for an award for living with challenges and working everyday to overcome them, it really rejuvenates you. Having this kind of recognition makes you feel seen, not just because of your health issues, but for the person who is fighting everyday to keep going in spite of every challenge that keeps popping up. That is an award in itself!
(Side Note: as I was writing this blog, I got a call that my hairstylist is still sick and cannot do my hair tomorrow. We had already rescheduled once because he was sick, I hope he is okay. He is a nice guy. They can put me with another guy at the saloon who was actually helping my stylist last time I was there, but he does not speak much English and my German is not great. I really hate Murphy!)
So now it's time to do a few things around the house, re-glue my handbag and pray it holds together through the awards banquet, get Shaggy ready to go visit his new Auntie who watches him when we can't take him with us, and make sure everything is scheduled to post while we are gone.
So much left to do, I feel like the white rabbit in Alice in Wonderland ...
"No time to say hello, goodbye!"
Have a great weekend!
Q: What would you do if someone glued your deck of cards together?
A: I don't know, I don't think I could deal with it.
Q: What do you call a zombie who cooks stir fry?
A: A dead man wok-ing.
Q: Do you have a fear of speed bumps?
A: Yes, I'm slowly getting over it.
Q: Do you have a fear of elevators?
A. Yes, but I've started taking steps to avoid it.
Q: Are you addicted to soap?
A: I was, but I'm clean now.
Q: Are you addicted to the hokey pokey?
A: I was, but then I turned myself around.
Q: Do you ever dream about floating in an ocean of orange soda?
A: No, but it is a fanta-sea of mine.
Q: Why did you tell our son you wouldn't put his shoes on?
A: Well duh, honey. They would never fit me.
Q: Do you know a good joke about construction?
A: Yes, but I'm still working on it.
Wife: I was on our bank's website and my husband asked me to check his balance so I pushed him. He fell right over so it's not that good.
Q: Why did the scarecrow win an award?
A: Because he was out standing in his field!
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