Monday, August 29, 2011

Whiny Kids are torture

Why is it that Homework can turn a normal sweet sarcastic child in to a raging, crying, temper tantrum throwing, snot flinging 8yr old Lunatic?

I just don't understand how sometimes it goes as easy as pie and two days later you are still sitting with them at the kitchen table at 8pm doing normal addition. It's not like I am asking you to find the cure for herpes or genital warts or something equally disgusting. It's just fricken math for gods sake get your head out of your ass.
I am the type of person who says if you don't get it done then you go to school with out your homework.Right!!! But then I have images of wire coat hangers floating around my head and the good eye starts to twitch. I don't want to look bad in front of the teacher.
What really sucks about this is that I remember what it was like when I was a kid and my dad would get so frustrated he would just do it for me and my Step dad would sit there and wait out all the Banshee wailing that was going on. And the end of the Story is that I don't hate math I just suck at it. 
I am not the most patient person in the world but somehow sitting next to my child while she is acting like a total crazy ass makes me want to snatch her bald headed.
I am going to approach this problem like I would a war. With Strategy I shall plan it then proceed to strike when she is totally unaware and hopefully scare her little butt straight.

On a lighter note...I made pea soup today and it was deeeeelicous.
And easy peasy too...get it? easy peasy?

Makes a pot full with leftovers

2 Onions chopped
1 Package of frozen peas ( 400-600 grams)
50gr of Butter
200ml of light cream
1/5 liters of vegetable broth
200gr Bacon
Salt & Pepper
1 pinch of sugar

Brown your onions in the butter until brown
Add the peas and the vegetable broth and simmer for 15min
Puree the soup and run it through strainer
Add the cream
Salt & Pepper and sugar to taste.
Brown the bacon and add to soup.

Serve with bread

Told ya easy.

And once again another new topic....
My Amniocenteses went fine the baby is good and I still don't know what it is.
For some odd reason this pregnancy is different then the last two, for one I am falling down more and it seems that I am dumber then I was the last time. I am having problems with my speech meaning most of the stuff coming out of my mouth doesn't make a lick of sense.
And according to my Dear Husband he can't believe that my stomach is all baby and asked me today if I have gas. Nice job you A-hole. It still made me laugh by myself in the bathroom.
I am at 17 weeks I am bound to show sometime so I can't button my size two old navy pants so sue me.
Tomorrow will be a computer free day (which means at night I will be back on) so I should finally do something productive.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Is it a Blessing or a Curse?

I guess if you ask a Woman that can't get pregnant if Pregnancy is a curse or a Blessing you would probably get punched in the throat but if you are like me that has one problem after another it is a huge pain in the ass.
Don't get me wrong the Baby is nice and at least you get something at the end of this long agonizing time that has you feeling like crap 85% of the day.
There are actually people out there that find pregnant woman sexy. Well I think those people are kookoo for fricken cocoa puffs. There is nothing sexy about it and just so you know the woman doesn't feel sexy at all. She feels like the ugly stepsister so don't try to make her feel better.
I keep telling myself this baby better be damn good looking or I am not going to be happy and oh yeah it better have hair too.
Maybe once I start feeling better I will be more excited but don't hold your breath.

Now on to funner things.....I am buying fabric tomorrow to cover my couch cushions so that will be a project to complete this weekend and I also started my challenge of ridding my house of 40 bags of trash. I started this weekend but had to stop due to puking and headache. But I did put a good dent in it and I took pictures that will make any hoarder proud.
I will post them as soon as it looks good.
I have my amniocentesis on Monday so I don't know how I will be feeling after that but I will keep you posted.

Monday, August 8, 2011

Tunisia can kiss my grits…

Ready…Set….Rant…..
So we are finally home from the Honeymoon of Hell. I know that you are not supposed to complain and be ungrateful but dammit this is my Blog and I can do what I want.
I have never ever in my life been in a country that was that dirty,rude,disgusting,muggy,salty and just downright nasty.
Starting with the people that except for very few were rude and disrespectful. You would ask them something and they would look at you and then turn their head and walk away or talk to someone else.  And the fun part was we were there over Ramadan so they felt like they had a reason to be cranky and let it out on people that are allowed to eat and drink.  Well sorry I don’t deprive myself from sunrise to sundown that still doesn’t give you the right to be a total douche to me.  I met some really nice people while I was there but I will never ever……ever go to that country again.  And don’t even get me started on the plane ride home. It was a total disaster…..Christopher was so glad to be home that he kissed the damn ground in front of the Airport. Yuck!!!
Just to give you a small taste of what I mean let me tell you about Enya’s Birthday while we were down there.
On the first of August was her Birthday and it was also the beginning of Ramadan so I don’t know if that had anything to with it but we had ordered a cake for her to be delivered to our table. We spoke to the guys at the front desk and also the Head of the wait staff so we thought everything was covered. That night we sat at dinner and kept staring at the door to the waiting area thinking that her cake was going to come out any minute. Well guess what didn’t happen? We asked them about it 5 times till they admitted that they forgot and asked us to give them a half an hour and they would fix us one.
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We finally had to tell her because she kept wanting to go upstairs and go to bed. We had to leave our table and make room for more guests to eat.
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They brought the cake at  9:00pm.
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I wanted to smack someone in the head……
But not be completely mean the Fam did have some fun also taking a boat trip to a little Island that was supposed to have Dolphins. Yeah right Dolphins my ass!!!

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The lights are on but nobody was home. Watch out there is a naked ass crab running around.

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Doesn’t Joshua look thrilled to be going on this trip?

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Joshua a.k.a Naruto
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See it wasn’t all bad……yeah right.

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Day Trip Tataouine

The Day after we got here Christopher saw that there was a trip that we could take that would take us around in a air conditioned jeep and show us where the movie Star Wars The Phantom Menace was filmed. Having the star wars fan of the century in the family we thought that was a good deal so we booked it.
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PS: Tripoli is the Capital of Libyan.
If you are a fan of Star Wars then you know that Tatouine was the Planet that Anakin Skywalker lived on.
It was a very tiring and extremely long trip and everybody was happy when we finally got back to the hotel.  We started out at the Salt Desert which was interesting but it was hotter then a hooker in church out there so we didn’t stay very long just long enough to learn that it used to be ocean and then it dried up but the Salt stayed. In some places it looked like ice which was neat and it stuck to your shoes and skin and dried there.  Djerba Ausflug 001 Djerba Ausflug 004 Djerba Ausflug 005 Djerba Ausflug 006 Djerba Ausflug 011
Afterwards they took us to a little part of the desert to do a little off roading. Thank goodness it was only a little because I probably would have thrown up. It was neat to touch the sand that was really velvety soft but it was so fricken hot all I wanted to do was get back in the car. Besides what is there to do? Nada damn thing. Except this guy came walking over the sand dunes with a white camel. Oh Goodie.
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After we oohed and aahhhd about the damn desert it was back in the jeep to go to a market that was weird. First of all it is dirty as all get out and second you are scared to cross the street because they will run your ass over. They drive like psychos here. They don’t care if you have to cross the street you better be faster then a car or you are up a creek. And for some odd reason they all like to touch Enya in the face which she hates and so do I.  We had 40 minutes at the market and it was too annoying to look at anything because as soon as you just look at something  they swoop down on you and badger the crap out of you.
Next stop was the Berber Village…….talk about a total joke.  I guess the idea behind it is to keep the old ways alive so they rebuilt the village and some crazy ass people supposedly live there. I don’t believe it I think that at 6pm they pack their bags and go home. I have never seen such filth in my life. They have a trash company that picks up the trash so it’s not like they have no system there but still they throw everything on the ground. It wouldn’t look half as bad if they didn’t .   We walked up the first part to look in the little hut that supposedly these people live in.
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And the next stop…….some grain silos. Oh yippee now remember the only reason we took this crazy ass trip was to see the Star Wars stuff.

While we were there the tour guide asked if we liked the Lunch and of course some French Fry had to say no so the guide calls the restaurant and puts him on speaker phone and tells him how sucky the food was. That went over like a ton of bricks let me tell you.
Finally……We get to where we have been wanting to go all along. The Star Wars site. If I was to say it was worth everything that we went through that day I would be lying but it was neat to see.
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