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Nothing quite like doing the holiday countdown in between trying to figure out when to do the ole Drano treatments. I feel as if I have a Drano-Chess board, hahahaha! I was going to go ahead and do my next treatment Wednesday-tomorrow but I was kindly reminded Christmas Eve isn't until Saturday.
DUH ON ME!
OH sure! How the heck am I suppose to keep up with the holidays when I can barely keep up with what day we are on. Blame it on the Hell-In-A-Jug seeing once I am feeling well enough to get out of my jail-house I am playing catch up with the game called "LIFE." So after that little Christmas Eve reminder I am back to doing my next treatment Thursday. I figure this will give me enough time in order to be couchbed & bathroom bound for the next two days then hopefully feel better to attend candlelight service at church then visit my extended family-Dad's side. This does of course all depend on Mr. Gastroparesis seeing sometimes he rules the day. Also hour by hour and minute by minute.
I woke up this afternoon with a wonderful surprise! A few packages were waiting on the kitchen counter that my friend picked up at the post office for me after work. Remember...crazy Postal delivery driver who literally went POSTAL on my friend last month has to remain within five feet away from the front porch. Once I got up and brushed my teeth I opened the first package which was a lost holiday order that finally arrived! Now I have just two more orders out there in the great USA that I hope arrive before Christmas. The second package was full of goodies from my dear fellow GP friend KimAngel. I received many nice things from her including friendship bracelets, M&M ornament, Christmas cross, 2012 planner and a very pretty silver bible verse bracelet that I wore today. Thank you so much my dear friend! You made my day! I am so glad we have each other on this GP journey as well our other amazing GP friends. Amen.
Since me and my friend didn't get up until around 3:45pm we decided to just run a few errands then finish up walking around a local antique mall. I am a huge history buff! Its one thing to watch history movies or read about it in books but entirely different to see first hand all the momentum's from years ago. We only made it halfway through the mall yesterday so today we finished up where we left off. Seems there were quite a few people with the same idea since its another rainy, dreary day with the crazy weather. No snow yet but plenty of unwanted rain. I sure hope we at least see some normal winter weather before the heat and humidity is back again, UGGGG!
So what did I buy at the antique mall? Yesterday when we were walking through the isles and mind you there only around a handful of customers we were almost half way through when we both heard what sounded like a music box playing. We just finished walking through the same area where we heard the music. We both looked at each other in disbelief seeing no one was near us or around the area. Hmmmm....So we decided to walk towards the beautiful sound and came upon an old music box which was two sleeping owls perched on a tree limb with leaves resting as the music played. It was one of those older music boxes back in the day where you had a little metal piece you moved either left or right to stop/start the music. My friend was a little freaked out but I instantly felt drawn to this one little music box. After we left last night I told him that if we went back to finish walking the rest of the mall tomorrow I was going to buy the music box. It was only less than $10.00 but regardless for some reason I felt the importance to buy it and bring it home. Luckily it was still there! Once we finished looking around we brought it up to the register. Somehow it was a misplaced item. It didn't belong with the other estate items and it didn't have a proper home in the antique mall but they still sold it to me for the price marked.
So I guess to make a long story short the pair of Owls now have a new home next to my fireplace mantel. I told my friend if it plays music tonight on its own just tell them to please hold it down at least until we wake up, hahahaha! He easily freaks out on things like that but it isn't the first time I have seen or heard a music box play on its own. My dear departed Grandmother had bought me a music box for my 20th birthday. After her passing that same music box played on its own for over two weeks. Not only did I witness this remarkable thing but as well my ex did too! I also have her favorite recliner which is the one my friend sleeps on at night next to me after treatments. He wasn't aware that it was my Grandmother's until he told me and my Mom a few times in the middle of the night it would move on its own. He said, "I would wake up and look around but no one was there. I had no idea it was your Grandmother/Mother's favorite chair but now it makes perfect sense." He now knows not to worry when the chair moves on its own seeing its just my Grandma saying, "Hello." At least he doesn't pull the blanket over his head anymore, hahaha! Don't tell him I told you that little bit of info! Hahahaha!Just goes to show you even those who are not here with us in person still are in spirit. I am glad I found that lost music box a new home. Maybe it will bring us both some luck. We could sure use some as my friend starts the first step to his home foreclosure process. A selfless act in order to help keep a roof over my head. Need I say more about needing a bit of luck?...