Tuesday, December 14, 2010

I am... (plus a little giveaway)

  • Strong - Yes I am. I have my self defense mechanisms but I have withstood a lot of family problems over the last 5 years, my Mom's death sentence and lots of personal trauma and I am still going strong. Hiccups happen.
  • Willing to admit I get lonely. Turning to food is not the answer. Food can not talk. Food does not laugh or purr. Food just makes me feel bad 2 minutes later.  Thank goodness I have the little chewer, Boots, because life would be 10 times lonelier.
  • Really behind on Christmas shopping. I have gift anxiety. Will they like it? What to get? The pressure can be overwhelming sometimes then I have fears they will hate it.
  • Without Internet at home due to the little chewer. The victim this time: my modem's power cord. The bitter spray is not working. Can I go to Home Depot or a place like it and get those flexible plastic hoses like they have on vacuum cleaners?
I have an unsponsored giveaway. I have to renew my Real Simple subscription and I can get a free subscription when I renew my subscription. If you would like a 12 month subscription to Real Simple, please leave a comment and I will randomly pick a winner on Saturday.


6 comments:

  1. Hang in there Jen...you are totally strong :)
    And I would like the real simple subscription :)

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  2. You ARE strong!!!

    Try not to let the anxiety of the gift buying get to you. Maybe you could just brainstorm a bunch of ideas and then narrow it down.

    I would LOVE the Real Simple Subscription. It is a wonderful magazine! Such helpful tips and applicable to everyday life.

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  3. Aw Jen - Happy Holidays - I behind on my stuff too - I need to go wander around and look, but that would require leaving the nice warm house, the nice warm car... :)

    I got a flexible hose type thing at a hardware store for JUST that problem - works great. Give the monster an ear scritchy from me.

    I've never read Real Simple - but if you do, it must be good.

    Anna (aka Cocogoddess)

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  4. hang in their girly. You are so amazing and strong.

    xo

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  5. Hang in there! Also, yes you can get corrugated plastic tubing at Lowe's. I have rabbits, and that stuff is my sanity saver :) I can't even begin to tell you how many cords it's saved, and it's cheap too!

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  6. I totally understand where you're coming from. I'm having a tough time lately too, but if we hang in there, it will even out. Hope's the important thing ;)

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