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The horrible, very bad day

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

So this morning I woke up to my husband talking on the phone. It was 7 am. He's supposed to be working at that time, so I wondered why he was still home. Come to find out he couldn't get into the car because someone tried to jimmy the lock and our keys wouldn't work.

Our taxes came back this week, so we were due for something stupid and expensive to happen. So far we've had to pay a locksmith to open the car and now my husband is missing work and waiting for the car to be fixed. It's tough to be a one car family. Who knows how much this will cost? It's already over $100 just to open the car, there are other things that need to be fixed and an oil change while we're at it, so I feel that it will be around $1,000 by the time we're done... Hopefully I'm just really overestimating it.

So now I'm still going to go up to the school and volunteer, it is Wednesday. I'm hoping that I can convince the husband to at least come up to the school and have lunch with the kids.

It could have been worse, no windows were bashed in, they didn't get into the car, nothing was stolen. It's just tough being next to a popular park and railway. I will be having a nap sometime this week, but today won't be that day...

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
CHARTHESTAR 2/15/2013 4:49PM

    car troubles are frustrating especially when you only have one car for the family.

Good for you- to find something positive to say about the situation - nothing was stolen. Being grateful that there is not more to deal with is a fantastic outlook! emoticon

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TANYA602 2/14/2013 9:00PM

    Oh no! I am so sorry to see this! Hopefully your insurance does indeed come thru and offer some assistance. Hang in there, and hopefully things turn around for you!

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IMEMINE1 2/14/2013 2:56PM

    emoticon Hope youover estimated a lot. emoticon

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KAREN608 2/14/2013 10:56AM

    Sorry your car get vandalized.
We live in a smaller town yet things like this happen too.
It is just younger people wanting 'something for nothing'.
Of course if they would put all that effort into working a job
they would be further ahead.

I do hope the expenses are less than you figured.

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POOKASLUAGH 2/14/2013 9:18AM

    It's always a terrible feeling when something like that happens. Feels like you've been violated. Ugh. I read in your status update later that things turned out for the best (I am THAT far behind with my Sparking, yes...), so I'm glad for that for you!

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JAMER123 2/14/2013 12:51AM

    I would call this a bad day as well!! Hoping it improved throughout the day and tomorrow is much better~~I know the feeling. Glad your car didn't have anymore damage than it did. We lock ours as well and it sits outside in our gated resort home but we have had break ins here as well. Seems if someone whats something bad enough they can get it.
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FRAN0426 2/14/2013 12:11AM

    It's never good to have damage done to things we own. I hope the cost isn't too expensive; and right you are about getting the tax money back and having something come up to need to spend it. Early in our marriage we always looked forward to a refund, got it, then needed some new appliance that went caput. Have a woderful Valentines Day.

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MNNICE 2/13/2013 10:31PM

    Frustrating to be the victim of a crime. Check with your homeowners insurance - it may possibly cover vandalism/criminal damage.

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SUNNYWBL 2/13/2013 3:44PM

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PIPSANDMSMAMA79 2/13/2013 2:53PM

    So sorry to hear that! We are also a one car family and it is tough!!! Hope it comes out to be less for ya'll! Sending hugs your way. emoticon

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MONKEYSTAR28 2/13/2013 1:12PM

    That is so rotten. I am sorry to hear that! :(

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ALIHIKES 2/13/2013 12:43PM

    How frustrating! And it is expensive to fix. Hope the rest of the day is better!

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TRUCKERWIFE2 2/13/2013 12:27PM

    I'm so sorry that some jerk messed up the lock on your car. Grateful that nothing more than the lock was broken and nothing was stolen. I hope your husband can make up the time later. You might check to see if your insurance will help with the expences. I have full insurance on my old van and it covers opening the van and tow truck services. Hope that helps. Hope the rest of your day goes much better. emoticon

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1MANKNEY 2/13/2013 11:43AM

    Oh, bad news! Sorry! Hope the rest of your day goes well.

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SUSIE4LYF 2/13/2013 11:26AM

    Keep your chin up! It's hard when other people take from someone who works so hard to get what they have. Praise God nothing was stolen or windows broken...praying you have a better rest of the week! emoticon

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4_MY_LIFE 2/13/2013 11:13AM

    Hope your day improves!

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MOTTAMAMALOU 2/13/2013 11:12AM

    Hopefully your day will get better. Take a deep breathe.


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INDNANNA1979 2/13/2013 11:07AM

    That sucks! At least nothing was stolen.

This day will get better! emoticon

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CAMAEL100 2/13/2013 11:06AM

    Oh no, terrible. I hope things improve soon!

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