Archives for July 2011

Breathe

I can’t believe it is already Monday again.  It seems like it was just Monday Yesterday.  If you would like to play along with this new meme all you have to do is:

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  • Write a post that includes a song and why you like that song
  • Come back and link up!

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    Drug Addictions

    Mama’s Losin’ It

    This week for the writers workshop I picked to write about 2.) Amy Winehouse died. Another name amidst a growing list of talented celebrities lost to addiction. Your reaction.

    It makes me sad to hear about anyone who dies because of their addictions.  There are tons of people each year that die because of addictions and yet people only seem to care about the celebrities.  It makes me sad to know that people do die because their brains think they need the drugs and alcohol.   When I in college the fall Sophomore year, which is the same sememster that I got pregnant, I moved into a new dorm apartment and I was living with 2 drug addicts.  I would go home on weekends because I worked at Kmart by my parents house.  I would leave on Friday afternoons and when I got back Sunday night they were still on the couch when they had been when I left.  I was going home for Thanksgiving and I realized that I hadn’t seen the roommate what was staying in the dorms for the holiday.  After I left I knew something was wrong so I called the housing office and had them go and check on her.  By the time I got home which was 45 minutes later or so I got a call from one of the campus cops I knew that they found her dead.  She was big into prescription drugs.  The night before she had passed out on her bathroom floor but she was breathing and I refused to babysit grow adults.  When I woke up in the morning she wasn’t there anymore so I figured she had moved into her room.

    It was such a shock to realize that her addictions killed her.  I still look back and I can see what was happening and I watched her get in so deep with her addiction that it killed her.  I moved home during Christmas break and I have always wondered what ever happened to the other roommate.  I know she was into drugs heavy as well and I wonder if they killed her or if she is still around.  I always hoped that she got sober but I doubt that she did.  I hate to hear about other people that die because of their addictions because it is such a waste of a life.  They miss out on so much all because of a drug they think they need to survive. 

    We need to focus more on the everyday people that die then on the celebrities that pass way.  It is sad that they die but they do have more resources to get sober if they want to.  Average people don’t have the resources that celebrities do to get sober.  We need to make more programs for people that need/want to get sober.

    That post is random but that is how my brain works!  I hope everyone has a great Thursday!
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    Brian Haner

    I can’t believe it is already Monday again.  It seems like it was just Monday Yesterday.  If you would like to play along with this new meme all you have to do is:

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    • Write a post that includes a song and why you like that song
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    This week I chose funny song by Brian Haner.  For people that watch Jeff Dunham he is guitar guy.  Last was rough so I figure you guys would enjoy these!!!


    I hope everyone has a great week!!!
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    Simple Things

    Mama’s Losin’ It

    This week for the Writers Workshop I am going to write about 1.) The simple things..

    It is the simple things in life that make me happy:

    Going home and chasing my girls around the house

    Or listening to Sylvia “bark” like she is a dog

    Hanging out with Misti just talking and laughing

    Designing blogs for people

    Laughing at the crazy things that people will say or do

    Being around my grandma who can always make me laugh

    Blogging

    Reading good books

    With out all the simple things that make me happy life would be depressing!

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    Alone

    Lately I have been feeling alone and I am not sure what has changed because I am doing the same things I have always done.  I am for the most part a hermit but it usually doesn’t bother me.  I am sure part of it is because I used to have Misti at work to talk with and what not.  Now that they let her go I am the only girl and I just sit at my desk and I don’t have people to really talk to.  I sit at my desk and answer the phones all day without anyone around to talk to.  Then when I get home I go back to my room because I have designs that I need to get done so I am always alone.  Most days being alone wouldn’t bug me but lately it is starting to get to me.  I know I should go out more but I am so tired after work and on the weekends that I don’t want to.  I have never been good at forcing myself to out either. 

    This post is super short but it is what I was thinking.  I hope that it makes some sort of sense but if not oh well.

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    Dueces

    I can’t believe it is already Monday again.  It seems like it was just Monday Yesterday.  If you would like to play along with this new meme all you have to do is:

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    • Write a post that includes a song and why you like that song
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    This week I have chosen I picked a few different songs.  The first one is “Dueces” by Chris Brown.


    The next song is by Neyo and it is called “Miss Independent”


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    The Honesty MeMe


    Complete the Sentences:

    Right now I’m feeling…Tired and alone

    When I’m alone I feel…Happy most of the time but it can get lonely.

    When I’m surrounded by people I feel…Nervous because people scary me.  I never know if they are going to be rude or not.

    One thing I hate is…people who lie and then get pissed off when I figure out they lied.

    One thing I really like about myself is …how I can entertain myself.

    When I’m feeling sad I…Blog and mess around on Facebook.

    When I daydream it’s usually about…Where I would like to be and maybe a guy that would love me.

    I’m afraid of…Spiders and dying

    I’m happiest when…I am with my friends and my cubs.

    One thing that really worries me is …What the MS will end up doing and that the MS medication my give me PML.

    If I could change one thing about myself it would be…My weight.

    If I could be with anyone right now I would be with…Misti or a guy that loves me

    The family member I am closest to is…My grandma or my brother

    If I was really honest with my father I would tell him…How hard it is to build a relationship with him

    One thing I regret about my life is … marrying my current husband and not finishing school.

    If I only had one more day to live I would…Spend time with my kitty girls and friends and family.

    If I was really honest with my mother i would tell her…I won’t talk to her.  I have washed my hands of her.  I have no desire to talk with her or even see her again.  To me she is dead.

    One thing about me that nobody knows is…I don’t hide things about me so my friends know all about me.

    I hope that someday in the future…I will finish my education and a degree

    When I think about my family I feel…happy and I always smile because we are always doing crazy stuff

    Something I’m really embarrassed about is…I can’t think of anything

    One thing about me I never want to change is…Who I am.  I like who I am so I don’t plan on changing it of it.

    One thing I feel really proud of is…My daughter that I placed for adoption

    Blogsville has helped me to…Met people and help me relieve stress.

    One thing I like about blogsville is…The sense of community that I have found.
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    Writers Workshop

    Mama’s Losin’ It

    This week for the Writers Workshop I chose  5.) On a piece of paper write down something that makes you happy…take a photo of your paper and wa la…there’s your post.

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