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My Life Has Gone Nuts!

Monday, October 10, 2016

Long time no blog, and so much has gone on! I'll have to do the quick version and fill in the stories later.

My husband and I went on vacation in Seattle and Victoria. Had a great time. I got a cold a couple of days before we went home, which knocked me on my rear.

We got home, and Hurricane Matthew was heading right for us. I was really sick, and couldn't help my husband prepare much. We had 2 days to prepare. He ran around buying supplies. He boarded up the house, I managed to pack up valuables and suitcases. We left for Atlanta with our important stuff, including Princess Kitty.

We watched the hurricane on TV. We got home yesterday. Our house is fine. Just minor roof damage and a spoiled freezer. Some of our neighbors have trees through their roofs. No one was hurt in my area.

On top of that some good news. My husband had an interview a few months ago. We got an offer while we were storm refugees. So now we need to pack up and sell our house. We already have a couple of potential buyers, which would be amazing.

We don't have power in the house yet, and we have to pack up the house and clean/repair for sale. Craziness.

I have absolutely no idea how my weight is holding up. I have no time to think about it. I am trying my best to adhere to my diet, but there's a lot more creep since I don't have fine control over my food. Especially when I have no power for cooking, or a freezer.

On one hand, the hurricane helped us to empty our fridge for the move. Our home insurance was kind enough to give us money for the lost food.
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  • SBEAR5
    Wow! That's a whirlwind! Glad you were safe and not too affected by Matthew. Best wishes and your new move and DH's new job. I look forward to more updates! emoticon
    1557 days ago
    Yikes! So much good news and bad mixed together! Glad the net effect is positive and I hope the move will be too!
    1558 days ago
    I'm really glad you were safe during the hurricane and that your house is okay too.
    Wow, that also means a new place and a new job and a new eveyrthing for you too, I'll be thinking of you and I cant wait to hear more about it!
    Keep sparking, you're doing great =)
    1562 days ago
    Sorry that life is nuts, but it tends to come and go like that, doesn't it? So where are you off to now? (Inquiring minds want to know!) Good luck getting situated with all the many tasks ahead. Thank you for the update. Always good to hear from and about you. I do look forward to the lessons you've learned getting through this chaos, flying a bit blind without the normal controls. It will be valuable information. But, I can wait!
    Wishing you peace in the nutsiness!
    1563 days ago
    Glad you are safe, and hanging in there! Wow, lots going on, you'll be able to get back to your routine eventually, in the meantime, just do what you can, and try not to worry the rest!
    1563 days ago
    Wow, what a lot of stuff to be thrown at you ! Lots to be grateful for though.
    1563 days ago
  • KELPIE57
    You are ok, the main thing, and ready for a new adventure........
    1563 days ago
    My goodness, when it rains, it pours - and in your case, literally! What a lot of stuff to have to handle all at the same time - good stuff, not so good stuff, and just plain old stuff. Great attitude on the food in the freezer. We had a freezer malfunction about a year ago (actually, I guess I didn't shut the door properly and it's downstairs so I don't go in it every day). We still had some food that hadn't defrosted so we were lucky there but lost a lot of food that I probably should have thrown out a long time ago!

    How exciting that your husband has gotten a new job - and it sounds like a good one. Where will you be moving to? How soon do you need to be there?

    My suggestion to you is take care of you the best you are able right now. You already know the tools you need to eat healthy and stay on track and while you may have to loosen it up a bit for awhile, you will be back at it very soon.

    Good luck to you. I assume you are feeling better? I hope so. Take it one day at a time. I can't wait to hear more!
    1564 days ago
    Thanks God everything is Okay! I wish you the best on your new place!
    1564 days ago
    Glad you were ok! Congrats on the new job and good luck with the move!
    1564 days ago
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