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Wednesday, December 26, 2012

The Holiday Aftermath

My husband and I went to Augusta this weekend to visit family. I ended up having a bad GP flare up and slept most of it off, so I didn't get to visit with people like I wanted to - which made me feel like a horrible friend. But, I didn't get sick in the car! That was a good thing. I brought my bucket with me just in case but we also brought my cats and they wanted my bucket.

I got to see my niece open up all of her presents. She kept saying, "Wow" after each present. She really liked the small fake smart phone I got her that had a picture of an owl talking to her telling her which buttons to press. I got her a dog on a string to pull around. She couldn't quite understand the concept, so she picked up the entire thing and carried it around!

I got to spend some time with my mom, my youngest sister, and my niece. Then, I went over and stayed/spent time with my mother-in-law and my sister-in-law. It was just nice to spend some time with everyone. My phone died, and guess who didn't remember to bring her phone charger? Guess who had a charger in the car that only charged while the car was on? *facepalm*

We came back to our house on Christmas Eve and had Christmas with one of my best friends and one of my fraternity brothers. I think they loved the presents we picked out for them. I got a copy of River Song's journal, which makes me very happy. I'm going to keep my GP musings in there when I'm not close to my laptop.

Christmas Day was great. We went to one of my best friend's house for Christmas dinner. I got to see two of my good friends who have since moved to different states, so it was great to see them. I ate a tiny bit of turkey, dressing, a bit of mashed potatoes, and two slices of homemade apple pie (one of my weaknesses but it was delicious). I knew I shouldn't have eaten it but it's hard for me to give up apple pie. Well, I'm paying for eating what I wanted to last night.

On a side note, my brother and his girlfriend came over and spent some time with us and we exchanged gifts. Now, we have two roomies left to exchange gifts with and that will be the end of Christmas at this house.

I spent all night pretty much vomiting up everything I ate. My stomach is spasming and contracting and it feels awful. Have you ever been so hungry that you've gotten cramps? Now, imagine those cramps plus someone sucker punching you in the gut and/or someone hitting a line drive into your stomach. I took a pain pill the doctor gave me (which I try to use sparingly because it causes gastric delays) and it's not even BEGINNING to touch the pain. It's my own fault but it was worth it. My friends made wonderful food and I was able to spend some time with them. I had to leave early so that I wouldn't get sick in front of them. Because when I start vomiting, it's hard to stop until all of the food/liquid is gone.

Well, I am going to go take more phenergan and bentyl. Hopefully, that will cut back the spasming and cramps. My throat is swollen from vomiting. It's like strep throat, I can barely swallow anything. It might be best if I could just go back to sleep.

2 comments:

Molly Windtalker said...

Hey, glad you didn't get a copy of River Tam's journal, which would have made you very confused.

Emily Scherer said...

Or violent.