+ This past thursday, I told Jamie to take me to a doctor. For those of you who don’t know my extreme aversion to doctors, Jamie just went “Ok,” and hauled my ass to the ER due to the time it was when he got home and everything.
The plus side, it’s not pneumonia (this time), but the downside is yep, I really am sick and wound up missing two days of work (right before a major American holiday. not great for a retail worker). Just a diagnosis and a reassurance that I “should feel better in about a week,” a release form and a doctor’s note and back home I went.
+ Today is Thursday! I still feel like hell, still hurts to breathe, etc. I’ve managed to be able to cough without feeling like I’ve broken a rib, but the crap I could feel in my left lung is slowly moving its way to being felt in the right lung, so it looks like I get to stay a sick little turtle for a while longer.
+ Being sick while working my department is…an experience. Especially when you’ve got 5 pallets of freight that no one has bothered to work . Yesterday I found that one of the pallets was re-wrapped and stuck up on the top of the racks to get it out of the way, one pallet is…like twice a tall as I am and shoved in a corner out of the way, and there is a running joke about me doing freight (because I’m the only one who does it and if I’m off or sick or just busy, it’s not getting done). I had to repeatedly tell The Queen to stop ordering things.
At least on the plus side we’re set for New Years/Superbowl?
+ Ajax mentioned maybe getting “one of the others” to work the pallet of freight he brought in and I just kinda laughed at him. Really? The new girl who won’t do anything even if it’s a direct order. Timid, who, while getting better at things, couldn’t find the broad side of a barn even if he was staring at it (he’s a good kid though). Weeaboo, who spends an hour getting four boxes and then just fucks off for ten minutes staring at the holes on our shelves before taking them back. No, I’ll do it myself, thanks.
+ I have lost Bug and Cricket’s rabies paperwork, so I’ll only be able to get Firefly and Hobbes’ tags for next year (which is ok? I mean, they’re the two Houndini dogs we have) and if I can’t find the paperwork, I have to get in touch with Anita to see if we got them vaccinated with her and if we didn’t, we’ll have to wrangle the two wiggle monsters into the car at some point and cart them off to see their most favorite people in the whole world.
+ Speaking of vet stuff, I need to get Bug checked anyway because she now has a small lump on her back, which Jamie was able to get some goop out of but it’s still nasty. And I have to find out the best glucosimine tablets for her (yay tripods) and Hobbes because she’s being limpy and he’s starting to have a hard time curling up for naps.
omg my dogs are getting old.
my pitbulls are getting old.
I also need to see if I can get the mass removed from Hobbes’ ankle/knee joint because it’s starting to impede his sitting properly (it’s a fatty tumor, because he’s an american bulldog/pitbull mix) or at least see if it’s able to be drained or something.
+ I am slowly making my way to the halfway mark of the blanket I’m working on. This thing is going to be…huge? warm? Something. I am loving the hell out of the colour gradient, but it’s shit when trying to get the camera to pick up the colour variances. I like it. Hopefully I’ll have it done fairly quickly so I can get a photo of the finished product.
+ I thought about volunteering as tribute for Productivity Alchemy, but I’m also like…not that productive? I don’t make plans? (plans are terrible) There’s the high likelihood of me not having a job in the next couple weeks? (yay for getting sick)
I got caught up on Productivity Alchemy (I loves the podcast) and I thought it’d be cool to go through. I mean, work is pretty stringent with things being done in a fairly timely manner (unless you count closing shift because those idiots don’t cook unless they get a customer coming up and ordering something) and for non-work, I make one thing and then go to the next thing.
I think the idea of volunteering as tribute would be cool. I haven’t heard any retail monkeys come on, but I do know there is currently a backlog of interviews so that’s cool too.
+ Fuck it. I need to put on pants and go pay for two of the four rabies tags and then come home and work on housework and laundry and letting the beasts out so I can have some extra snuggle time with my dogs. And I need to check on the cinnamon ornaments.