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Sunday, March 16, 2014

still here, just super busy

I have felt these past weeks that I have not had a moments rest but it will all be worth it in the end (or so I keep telling myself). I have an appointment for a fill on Monday 24th and hopefully the weather will be good cause it is a 40 min drive over to the town where he does them and my appointment is at 11:20 am and I am supposed to be at the lab at 1 pm so it will be a bit tight but I´ll manage.

I am drowning in reports I have to make, I have 4 to hand in tomorrow then in the next two weeks I have a total of 7 other to do. I am joining a gym on the 26th and I cant wait, I am having these almost depressing panic attacks about this weight that has crept on me. I have gained about 15 pounds since my gallbladder removal and un-fill. I hope he can get me at least back to 6.5 (what I was before the un-fill) since the 5.4 I have in it now does nothing for me. To add to my current stress due to school and gaining and all that, the Uni teachers are going to vote about a strike in the end of this month and if they go on strike that will be during our finals so I would be in a bind regards to student loans and the bank, but I am trying to think positive.

I swear I am  feeling the age creep in, my b-day was on Friday and I did nothing, literally nothing, well nothing special that is. I went shopping for my son because he needs new shoes and pants, it just made me feel older hahaha he has alway only worn comfy gym pants but now he wanted skinny jeans like super skinny and well we are still on the hunt for shoes, cause he apparently has grown a very definite taste so now I cant even try to persuade him to try something different, he just has to find black shoes with red soles, and well now that he is no longer a kid a pair of shoes will cost me at least $150 "sigh" sometimes it sucks to live in Iceland.


  1. Happy Late BDAY!! Mine was Sunday and uneventful too.. HUbby was gone with the Military wont be back for another wk and a half and then I got hit with Vertigo so I was sick all day.. by mid day I was like ok Im ready for this day to be over

  2. School stuff sounds stressful - I hate those things that you can't control like that. Really effects all the hard work that people have put in - but thats why they do it.

    I have family that lives in the Yukon and they would always do thier shopping on vacation to where the clothes were cheap!

    I'll be in iceland in June/July... let me know if you want me to bring some shoes for him. I can totally do that. :) Order them online - have them delivered to my house and I'll pack them up to Reykjavik for you!!

  3. 1. Happy belated birthday! I hope you will find some time somewhere to do SOMETHING special for yourself. I know it can be hard (warning, sort of lecturey - possible obnoxious - but well meant - blah blah - coming. ;-D) but I think it's important to take care of ourselves and not wait for anyone else to, because sometimes no one else can or will. I know it is nice (really nice!) to have someone else spoil us, but dagnabit, I determine to do something for myself every year rather than let myself get in a funk that no one did, or believe I'm not worth it, or (fill in the blank). In fact I often treat SOMEONE ELSE for my birthday! No joke! I take out a good friend for lunch or to go somewhere with me - I say, "it's my birthday, I'm allowed to spend money!" and use it to justify I can blow money and do something fun and enjoy it, you know? It really helps me at least, to make sure I always do something fun. Or some years I just go to a movie myself, or by myself some clothes, or whatever the heck sounds indulgent to me that year, but I make something happen. My birthday in in January, and I pay our family bills, so my guilt trip is always spending money when we are drowning in Christmas bills, but I do it anyway - SOMETHING. xoxo YOU DESERVE IT!!

    End of soapbox. I just feel like for me, my weight issues are so tied into self care. When I'm not taking care of myself in other ways, I eat, I gain weight or stay fat. The more I take care of myself, the easier it is to get in control of the food. And on that note - so glad you are able to take care of yourself and get your fill!!!! You have to take care of your son, and work, and run around doing for others all the time. I just want you to take care of you. Okay, I started lecturing again. Sorry.............. Wishing you the best, is the intention. xo

    1. hahahaha thank you, I am going to try just that. I think you´re on to something regarding weight gain and not taking care of one self. You are welcome to lecture me when needed :)

  4. Good morning, how are you?

    My name is Emilio, I am a Spanish boy and I live in a town near to Madrid. I am a very interested person in knowing things so different as the culture, the way of life of the inhabitants of our planet, the fauna, the flora, and the landscapes of all the countries of the world etc. in summary, I am a person that enjoys traveling, learning and respecting people's diversity from all over the world.

    I would love to travel and meet in person all the aspects above mentioned, but unfortunately as this is very expensive and my purchasing power is quite small, so I devised a way to travel with the imagination in every corner of our planet. A few years ago I started a collection of used stamps because trough them, you can see pictures about fauna, flora, monuments, landscapes etc. from all the countries. As every day is more and more difficult to get stamps, some years ago I started a new collection in order to get traditional letters addressed to me in which my goal was to get at least 1 letter from each country in the world. This modest goal is feasible to reach in the most part of countries, but unfortunately, it is impossible to achieve in other various territories for several reasons, either because they are very small countries with very few population, either because they are countries at war, either because they are countries with extreme poverty or because for whatever reason the postal system is not functioning properly.

    For all this, I would ask you one small favor:
    Would you be so kind as to send me a letter by traditional mail from Iceland? I understand perfectly that you think that your blog is not the appropriate place to ask this, and even, is very probably that you ignore my letter, but I would call your attention to the difficulty involved in getting a letter from that country, and also I don’t know anyone neither where to write in Iceland in order to increase my collection. a letter for me is like a little souvenir, like if I have had visited that territory with my imagination and at same time, the arrival of the letters from a country is a sign of peace and normality and an original way to promote a country in the world. My postal address is the following one:

    Emilio Fernandez Esteban
    Avenida Juan de la Cierva, 44
    28902 Getafe (Madrid)

    If you wish, you can visit my blog where you can see the pictures of all the letters that I have received from whole World.

    Finally, I would like to thank the attention given to this letter, and whether you can help me or not, I send my best wishes for peace, health and happiness for you, your family and all your dear beings.

    Yours Sincerely

    Emilio Fernandez