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The 'rents did not get to destroy the kids :(

Friday, October 16, 2009

Tonight was the last football practice for my son's team (sophomore in Optimist - 10 year olds). Coach mentioned last night that we needed to have our parents vs. the kids scrimmage tonight and we would start at hour into the boys' practice.

I sent out the e-mail to all the parents to let them know. Most importantly, I started trash-talking to my son. He played along, but lacks the trash talking skills his mother has (a lifetime of experience vs. a couple of years...the boy has no chance!).

Well, the boys didn't have the "oomph" (whatever that is!) at practice tonight so Coach decided that they hadn't earned the parent/kid scrimmage. I don't know who was more disappointed, the parents or the kids. emoticon emoticon

We may try to do something before/after/during the end-of-season potluck on Friday. We all really like the scrimmage. Besides, if you can't take your own kid down, what's the point of football? emoticon emoticon

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SEASHELL78 10/17/2009 11:24AM

    The coach should have let you do the game since they didn't have the "oomph" since they would have easily been beaten by their parents! What better punishment for a group of kids than to have to suffer through parental gloating.

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BKNOCK 10/17/2009 7:59AM

    That is too funny! I hope that you get your chance to play and now you have time to work on his trash talking!

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NANC304 10/17/2009 7:53AM

    I think I'd be afraid to play football against my son. He was (and still is) pretty tough for a 10 year old. Maybe you'll get to play before the end of the season.

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GEEMAWEST 10/16/2009 11:44PM

    That's what I like, a parent who teaches her kid proper trash talking techniques! A skill he can use for a lifetime. Way to go, Mom!

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Jay Leno and my dogs!

Friday, October 16, 2009

Watching Jay Leno as I Spark people. He has a segment where audience members cans how off their talents. First guy plays the national anthem on his cell phone. Second guy takes off his underwear without removing his pants first (let me tell you...I had to watch that!). The third person was a lady who could make animal noises.

She started barking and my dogs came alive! They started barking and were trying to figure out where this new dog was!! I let them outside so they could go look. You should have seen them run!! It was hilarious! Luckily they were outside before she started sounding like two dogs fighting! That would have freaked them out!!

Silly puppies!

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SUPREME5 10/16/2009 1:18PM

    ok missed the good part no not the man droping his drawers( i see that every night ho hum) but the dogs ya mine go nuts so to gotta love those dogs emoticon

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PHILLYMUZIK 10/16/2009 11:57AM

    I wish I had seen the guy removing his underwear bit. Changed channels too soon I guess *L*

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AWYEAGLE 10/16/2009 11:15AM

    I'm thinking you are getting the cd of dogs barking christmas carols for christmas. I'd pay good money to see that!

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BKNOCK 10/16/2009 8:34AM

    Too funny!

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MRDAYS 10/16/2009 8:33AM

    At first, I thought that said "Jay Leno Ate My Dogs."

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PINK-LADYBUG 10/16/2009 12:43AM

    My dogs would have done the exact same thing! They also go nuts if they hear a doorbell or a telephone rings on tv.

Makes me laugh, though... that's nice...

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DUTCHONEY 10/16/2009 12:13AM

  I love dogs and this was a cute story.

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Okay start, not so okay finish on the day

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Woke up this morning at 5:35...meant to get up at 4:30 and go to the gym. I set my alarm last night. I checked it and the music was on, good to go! Except I set it for 4:30 pm....Oops!

No biggie. I skipped the workout. Still a little bit of a cough, so sitting out one more day is probably good for me. DDS appointment, get the panoramic x-ray and a nice teeth cleaning. Gums are healthy, bones are healthy, still no cavities (ever!). Get to work, do stuff, come home.

Fix dinner and get the puppy ready to go to puppy training. She was VERY excited about going out so didn't listen very well. Son decided he wanted to go too. DH stayed home...he wasn't feeling well and the Boise State game was on. Almost there and I get a phone call...DH had cracked his tooth on dinner (we had chicken and I'm guessing they weren't as boneless as they were supposed to be!). I had to call the DDS (DH doesn't use phone books, he uses me! LOL!). DDS isn't home so I leave a message. Please call DH at this number (give him home #). So what does DDS do...he calls me! Grrr....

Get that taken care of and take Abby and son into puppy training. Boy behaves worse than the dog. He doesn't sit, he sprawls on the floor in front of class. As we're practicing the walk/sit, he's pointing out birds and pictures and I don't know what all. Ummmm...kinda busy here! See, puppy, sit, walk? Deep breath, move on. We then go to practice the "come" command. Abby attacks the smallest dog in class. I have to hold her down (trainer gave me some tips there) and it took her five minutes to chill! And she did it twice!!

Finally get to leave class but have to head to the pharmacy for pain pills for DH so he can make it through the night until he goes to see DDS tomorrow. As I'm driving, Abby decides that she needs to see things from my point of view...she decides to share my seat with me!! Luckily I was at the pharmacy and was able to pull into a parking spot without hitting anyone or anything! Dang dog!!

After I get home, I eat dinner and finish getting the kids ready for school. Daughter had told DH that she didn't need to read. She conveniently forgot that she is reading 20 minutes every night. Her teacher requires that they read 45 pages per week (I know, per week! I read that every day!!). Daughter has not been handing in her reading logs (that means F's in reading). When I saw that, I decided that 45 minutes a week was too low a goal and she wasn't working hard enough to reach it. Therefore, she would read 20 minutes per night, regardless of the number of pages she had read. Well...she got all teenagery on us when I told her she needed to read. Dh got "mad dad" on her cos she lied to him. She's going to be at 8:00 the rest of the week (tee hee). But, she read! And her reading log is filled out! And she's not getting an F this week! Looks like Mommy was right! Again!!

By the time everyone was in bed, there had been at least two fights (kids), a plugged toilet and crankiness beyond belief! So glad they're in bed and I get to go there soon.

Night y'all!

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GEEMAWEST 10/15/2009 11:44PM

    OMG, I so remember those days. Now, even though I have my grandkids here most of the time I can blame everything on their mommy, my daughter. Pay backs a bitch. LOL Sorry, I have no excuses for the dog.

Oh ya, FYI, hubby expects the same of me.

Comment edited on: 10/15/2009 11:45:17 PM

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RWETHAIRYET 10/15/2009 4:02PM

    Ugh...I remember those days. Like to be able to say I miss them, lol...but only once in a while!
Hope you got a good nights rest.

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AWYEAGLE 10/15/2009 11:24AM

    I knew there was a reason I don't have kids, a DH, or a puppy - LOL.

I think you need to right this up and send this to that new show on TV "The Middle" - this would so be perfect for them!

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LIFE-FAITH 10/15/2009 9:36AM

    your day reflects my bad day yesterday.. except no dentist and teenagers. I help my parents out - which sometimes reminds me of my teenagers... ugh!

Puppy training - wooweee what fun that was last night not feeling well. I refuse to take any one with me to puppy training.. even my hubby. More distraction then what I can handle.. hehehe Yes, Brutus jumps in my lap too while driving..yesterday got very stern with him, he pushed the car gear into Nuetral... grrr

I hope today ia a better day for you too!
God Bless you and hope you feel better soon!

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BKNOCK 10/15/2009 6:15AM

    Wow, 4:30 is awful early! Kids and dogs are great!

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I had to re-read the part about the boy and Abby and which one behaves the best. ROTFLMAO

I know I won't be able to go back to sleep NOW

Have a great day!

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NORCALTOPAZ 10/15/2009 2:57AM

    OMG - the trials and tribulations of a very busy mommySparker!

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To-Do List? 100% DONE!!

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Of course, I wasn't feeling well, so all I had on my list was sleep, read and eat! LOL! But, I did all of those things! I took two short naps, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. I've read almost half of my newest book and I stayed in range on 7 of the 8 nutrients I track!

Overall, a very good day. The only thing that casts a pall over the day is the fact that I'm heading back to work tomorrow! LOL! emoticon

One more dose of meds and then off to bed early. Night all!

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SEASHELL78 10/14/2009 8:27AM

    Those are very important things when you're not feeling well! Food especially because it's easy to not get enough, or way to much comfort junk. emoticon

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PINK-LADYBUG 10/13/2009 11:33PM

    Sounds like my kind of to-do list, and definitely my kind of day! Hope you're feeling better tomorrow, even though you'll be at work.

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Oh, no you don't! I'm the healthy one, dang it!

Monday, October 12, 2009

When I went to bed last night, I had a little bit of a cough. Not much and I slept pretty much through the night. This morning, I got up, got ready for work and even packed my gym bag. It turned out that I didn't use my gym bag...for two reasons. One, I had meetings scheduled too close together ALL day to be able to get out to the gym

The second reason is that my cough started getting worse. And, I started feeling a little light-headed. I checked the symptoms for the flu (cough, cold, chills (what's the difference btn cold and chills?), fatigue, body aches, runny nose). I have...a cough. A bone shaking, knee-deep cough (that's when you can feel the cough all the way to your knees!). But, it's enough. I told my boss that I was going to take tomorrow off to feel better. He told me to go home...NOW!!

So, here's the thing. I'm the one in my family that eats the most fruits and veggies. I'm the one who drinks water. I'm the one who exercises consistently. Why am I the one who's sick?? Not fair! Although, DH made a comment that since I don't feel well, he's not feeling well either. I piped up immediately and said "Nuh uh! I'm the sick one! You're taking care of me!" LOL!

I've got some Thera Flu (NASTY!) and it seems to be helping. My big plans for tomorrow are to move from my bed to the couch. Once there, I will sleep, read, watch TV and sleep some more...not necessarily in that order!

I'll be better by this time tomorrow. I will win this fight!!!

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RWETHAIRYET 10/13/2009 2:01PM

    oh, yuck!!! Not fair at all!!!
Hope you feel better quickly!!

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BKNOCK 10/13/2009 10:35AM

    I hope that you feel better soon!

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KATVHALE 10/13/2009 10:00AM

    Try using Zicam! When I feel the symptoms of a cold coming on, I immediately get out the Zicam and squeeze it up my nose for a couple of days and it really does help! It will either stop the onset or I won't get the cold for very long... I am not sure if it is too late for you now to use it but give it a try!


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FELICIASMILES 10/13/2009 9:49AM

    I hope you feel better soon.

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SUPREME5 10/13/2009 1:06AM

    i know you will win get better soon

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FRESHSTART028 10/12/2009 11:52PM

    I hope your feeling well soon.


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