Fancy’s 13th Birthday

November 16, 2013
November 16, 2013

Am I a little behind?  Only a month, I say.  Oops.  I’ve been going through my seasonal depression, currently coming out of the worst of it but haven’t been extroverted enough to try to share anything for a while.  Took pictures of Fancy celebrating her 13th birthday at Sonic Drive-In, her usual celebration place.  She was hyper and excited to smell all the food-related scents, going for a ride in the car and shopping at Petsmart.  She’s always loved to go and she’s a wonderfully well-behaved companion.  Now we have 2 13 year olds in our pack.  Like us the pack is chalking up the years and slowing down somewhat, but all of us are happy to just be here and love each other.  We’re so fortunate to have the pack we have.  They’re so loving and happy, gentle and playful, sweet and cuddly.

I decided today that I’m not taking anymore sleeping pills.  I feel like crap when I wake up, wake with a headache, and sleep awfully bad.  Sometimes they work; sometimes they don’t, so it’ll not be a big loss, I’m thinking.  I’ve got to get my energy back and I think this may be sapping my strength so it’s worth a try.  Also, considering going back for another sleep study since I know I have apnea from the past two studies I had.  May have to go back to CPAP therapy again.  Time will tell, but I’m about ready to try anything to feel better.

I have all my xmas shopping completed, a few things to wrap but mostly finished for another year.  I’ll be glad when I can get it all behind me for another year.  Ronnie has been taking me riding to see xmas lights and I have enjoyed seeing them, for once.  Normally I just complain about the waste so I’m glad I’ve been able to enjoy just riding around looking at the pretties.  Tonight, on the way home from the grocery store, we went through an affluent neighborhood that we could see from the highway.  We could only see one huge home with white lights on every eave but once we got into the subdivision it was amazing all the lights.  We didn’t even know the subdivision was that big until tonight.  Other than xmas lights it was very dark and I finally dialed us up on GPS so we could find our way back to the highway to come home.  Some trip!

I’ll try to share more often now that things are slowing down around here.  All the babies that were imminent are here and all are healthy so that’s a relief in itself.  I haven’t gotten any sewing done lately and the xmas gifts are clogging up my sewing room but I’ll get there.  I have lots of projects, some started, some only in my mind.  As I said, I’ll get there……..