Flashback Friday

I’m not flashing back too far today – only a few hours.  It’s been a busy week for me.  I found out early on Sunday morning that I was a finalist in Bucket List Publications contest to win a San Diego Skydiving Adventure.  I am still soliciting votes so if you have a moment, please click here and vote for me in as many ways as you can!

Today, Rory went in for his 3 year check up.  He doesn’t turn the Big 3 until tomorrow, but I was kind of glad to get his appointment out of the way.  The nurse put him on the scale with all of his clothes on, but no shoes.  It was an electric scale and it seemed to get his weight a little too quickly.  It said he weighed 35.8lbs.  I told the nurse that I didn’t think that was correct because Rory is barely able to fit into 2T clothes, but she assured me that it was fine since he had his clothes on.  Luckily, the doctor took one look at Rory and then the weight and suggested we weigh him again without his clothes.  Apparently, Rory’s clothes weigh 6lbs because he has yet to reach the 30lb mark.  He’s a whopping 29.5lbs, but it’s proportional with his height which was 35.5 inches.  Rory got a clean bill of health and we were on our way.

He didn't keep the gown on long. He said it hurt him.

On Tuesday morning I woke up with hives.  I have been a scratching fool since then as nothing seems to be alleviating my discomfort.  I finally went in to Urgent Care this afternoon, not because I had reached my breaking point, but because I’m pretty sure that point is going to be reached sometime this weekend and Urgent Care is always busier on the weekend.  After an hour and half in the waiting room listening to a man with the birth date of 10/02/18 repeatedly tell the receptionist that he “can’t hear worth a damn” I got my diagnosis and treatment plan.  Take some Allegra and try to avoid things that you are allergic to.  Well, I was just being silly – rolling around in allergens like I do.  Here is the flashback to about an hour ago.

I have no shame when it comes to showing people gross things.

I did get some steroid cream so I’m hoping that stuff works and all my blotchiness clears up soon!

Bonus Post

Of all the years for me to decide to write every single day, I had to pick a Leap Year.  Consider this a bonus post and in honor of it being a bonus, I’m going to be all over the place in this one.

First of all, I try to take advantage of certain milestones or days to post about since I have to come up with hundreds of ideas to write about.  Yesterday, I didn’t realize until after I hit “publish”, that it was my 100th blog post.  I have been blogging since May of last year and never thought I would actually make it to triple digit numbers when it came to posting.  I’m going to pause and give myself a little pat on the back.

In regards to Leap Year.  I have had two feelings about this day.  They both have to do with people who were born on February 29th.  I remember having a teacher or someone of similar stature, that was born on Leap Day and them saying they were only 7 years old since their birthday only came around every 4 years.  I was pretty young – maybe 5 or 6, but I distinctly remember thinking this person has no authority over me.  They are only a year older than I am!  The second thought was I’m glad I wasn’t born on this day.  I wouldn’t get presents every year.  So in a nutshell, being born on Leap Day, in my eyes, really sucked.  I always felt that birthdays and The Olympics, should come every year.(The summer Olympics – not the B rated, Winter Olympics.)  I still don’t know what people do if they were born today as far as tracking their age.  Is it counted on February 28th or March 1st?  I’m just curious – I’ve lived 35 years and not had enough interest to actually look it up so if you know – go ahead and comment.

My last piece of useless information was that I woke up with hives all over my body today.  I have absolutely no idea what they are from, but I was scratching the hell out of my legs, arms, and head last night.  I was going to go to urgent care, but I know they would have told me to take some Benadryl.  So I saved myself $25 and picked up some allergy drugs at CVS after I dropped Kamryn off at school.  The directions said adults over 12 could take 2 and I thought that was a good idea since I was about ready to tear the skin off my body.  About 30 minutes later, I was so loopy and tingly, I haven’t been able to move from my chair.  I’m no longer itchy and the hives are gone.  Thank God I wasn’t born today because I would have been turning 9 (I think) and only been able to take one pill!

Also, if you haven’t done so and you feel so inclined, please vote for me to win a Skydiving Adventure!  You vote by clicking on this link and clicking on all of the options you subscribe to as well as the “like” button with the yellow star.  You can only vote on each option once, but since there are multiple ways (Facebook, Twitter, etc) please vote in all the media’s that you subscribe to and please feel free to leave a comment! Thanks!!