Friday, September 01, 2006

Misc. Rambling!!

Ahhh . . . Finally, a delightfully slow week!! Not that I haven't been busy, madly trying to organize and paint and clean for our exchange student, but it's made for a nice change in my usual routine.

Hubby's due home from Canada tonight, and tomorrow, we're planning Attack of the Downed Tree Part Two. It's so ugly, I've been tempted to tackle at least part of it myself, but the chainsaw needs sharpening which is a tad out of my realm of expertise!!

Last night was the first regular season football game. It was neck and neck, with our team down in the last quarter. At 58.6 seconds, we got the ball, then started making crazy-beautiful passes. At 3.3 seconds, we were a foot away from a touchdown, the crowd was going nuts, my baby was jumping and cheering, when splat. The try bombed, and our fans just sort of sat there, stunned that we'd lost. Oh well, it was seriously fun almost getting that miracle!!

Son (who'd painted his face red and blue--joy) had a friend over to stay the night, so while Daughter headed off with the cheer girls for ice cream, Son, friend and I drowned our sorrows in late night Taco Bueno. YUM!!

Which brings me around to my failed diet!! LOL!!! In the grocery store the other day, I bought this book called Fitness over Forty For Dummies. I've got a couple years till I actually get to forty, but I figured what the heck? I feel ninety most days, so why not give it a try? Sadly, it said pretty much what I already know, which is to stop eating and exercise. Ugh. Why, why can't science develop an anti-fat pill???? LOL!!

Anyway, Hubby and I are backsliding Weight Watchers, and lately, we've been getting tons of coupons to join back up. Today, I even got an e-mail!!! Is nowhere safe?? Hubby doesn't know yet, but I'm thinking maybe before we start on the tree in the morning, we should mosey on by a meeting.

Meanwhile, Daughter is heading off for a fab weekend of football and tailgating at an OU game, then on for more fun at her friend's lake house. I want her life!!!! LOL!!!!


knoxvilleromancereader said...

Do you really want to live the teenage years again. Not to mention the agony of trying to get published the first time

christa said...

See Laura since you had that slow week, you would have had time to write, edit and publish a book. LOL

It drives me nuts having to look at something ugly and not be able to do anything about it.

I think they have weight loss pill. I keep seeing this commercial for it on tv where they say Angeline found her perfect dress, but it's too small (this is where I scream at the tv for her to find a bigger dress) I find the only diet that works for me is a seefood diet, I see food, I eat it. LOL
Hearing you talk about Taco Bueno has made me hungary. Maybe a trip to the grocery store is in order and what do you know there is a Taco Bell right beside it.

Laura Marie Altom said...

Oh, Christy, excellant points!!! Nope, don't want to tackle that first sale again or teen angst!! LOL!!

Christa--sorry to have let you down on not getting that new book out!! Have you added Blue Moon or Sentenced to Sabrina to your list? Those are two oldies not pubbed by Harlequin that came out in September.

I feel your pain about ugly stuff!!! I'm thinking since it's cool, I need to get back to organizing and cleaning my office!! Ugh.

Well? Did you ever get your Taco Bell? Hope it was yummy!!!

Laura Marie Altom said...

Okay, I knew something about the above post wasn't quite right. Excellent, instead of excellant!! LOL!!

See??? Starvation is already adversley affecting me!!! LOL!!

christa said...

No I didn't get a chance to go to Taco Bell, yet. It was raining and kind of yucky this w/e. The weather network said it would be nice on Wed. I don't whether to believe that. They said last week that Tuesday was suposed to be nice, but when I checked today it said it was suposed to rain.

The books don't have to be writen in Sept. Just any author with three names and your name came to my mind first.

christa said...

So I went yesterday to Taco Bell (I guess Mother Nature was not listening when I said I wated Taco bell.) Also went grocery shopping, got all the ingredients to make chicken or steak fajitas and quesadias.