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  • 09/30/2003
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Hey gang. Sorry we missed each other last night Sammi. I was really in the mood for some chat too to kind of lift my spirits. My FF told me on Sunday (the day of my b’day party) that he found out his mom’s 50th b’day celebration is going to be on the 10th. Well, he was set to come here on the 5th. So, needless to say, I was and am still, disappointed. It was just about the LAST thing that I needed to hear. I know, it’s not that big of a deal. But you know how the days drag and drag when it’s that last two weeks that you have to wait, so to hear of waiting another entire week was a lot to take. Especially since that means he cannot make my championship game on Sunday. And to add insult to injury, he calls this morning and says they just got released a day early, which would’ve meant he could make his Sunday flight for sure. But now it doesn’t matter and next week is just going to look like this one…long and boring and monotonous. I’m being a big baby about it but as you guys well know, I am at my wit’s end w/ all of this. I just keep trying to tell myself that there is nothing I can do about it, so why bother worrying about it. Serenity prayer…. We talked last night and again he apologized for putting me through all of this all summer and was genuinely trying to cheer me up. He asked what I wanted to hear from him that would make me feel better. I’ll give him credit for that. I think an SO specifically asking what they can do or say is at least a step in the right direction. So I basically made him tell me how great he thinks I am, and we are. Flaterry goes a looong way doesn’t it? That’s my saga…an added week….one long, impatient week. Thanks for listening to my moaning. And many, many thanks for all of the b’day wishes.

Happy b’day to you Heli!!!!! Hope it is or was as good as mine. The party on Sunday was a success and I had SOOO much fun. Man do I have great friends!! The band that played was really good. My brother made tons of food for all of us, burgers, hot dogs, sausage, chicken, salad, etc. Quite the spread. And lots of beer. A couple of people even brought me flowers and sweet cards and my best friend gave me copies of all of our ‘best of’ pics from over the years. With it, she gave me a photo album to put them all in. After looking through all the photos and reminiscing, I sat down on one of my brother’s pedi-cabs (trailers that attach to bicycles to carry people around downtown…that is the business he owns) to show him the photos. Well, something threw our balance off (they were perched on buckets to sit upright) and we went falling backwards in it!! Normally, this would’ve been hysterical. But I had a cup of beer in my hand (full) and all these pictures, in order, that my friend had JUST given to me. The beer spilled all over me and all over every d@mn one of the pictures. So momentarily I got a little upset. I just felt so bad after all the work she put into that and then minutes later, they were mostly ruined. She calmed me down and said it was no big deal at all. Such a typical story and typical calamity to happen to me. Thought I would share. Later my friends told me how much laughter they had to hold in. But they saw that I was upset about the pictures and consoled me instead, and then laughed.

Back to work. Hope you are feeling better Dawn. And listen to these gals, you don’t have to be Superwoman, Supermom, or Superwife. I think it was Sammi or FM that said it, ‘if momma ain’t happy, ain’t no one else gonna be happy either.’ You know you can always talk to us.

Soon to not be so b*tchy,

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