Monday, January 26, 2015

A Whirlwind of Life

I need to breathe.  This is coming fast.

We are officially under contract for the land.  We had to buy cheap and it shows.  We won't be able to even begin building for months.  We have to clean up all the junk and garbage, cut down and burn the dead trees, pull up the rotten fence posts and carefully get rid of the rusted fencing.  That is going to be fun.  Tangled, rusted barbed wire.  Hmmmm..

We still need to call the surveyor and find the septic tank.

So much to do.

But I did get to smile today.  Dragon was playing on his phone this morning during breakfast. That is unusual. Breakfast is our time together, not looking down at a black plastic rectangle. Then he told me what he did.

I woke up the kids with my squeal.

He ordered the house plans I picked out.  :-)

Home.  The kennel, his workshop, room for our family.  Animals.  A horse, cow, chickens and a goat.

I am trying to remember how to breathe.  So much happening so fast.

Saturday, January 24, 2015

A Neglected Little Blog

Life got busy in a hurry.

Sports, Dragon's disability claim approved, shopping for land and house plans.

See?  Busy!

I met the litter of puppies.  Mastiffs are potato chip dogs.  You can't just have one.  That holds true for us.  I couldn't pick just one.  I am getting two little girls. GGood thing I just accepted a counter offer on the land we found.  5 acres.  Not as much as we wanted but more than we expected to find for the money we had to spend.

Busy but good.

Dragon now has a100% disability rating.  More benefits, more pay, all tax free.

Sorry I have neglected my little space here.  Life us happening fast.

Friday, January 16, 2015

Yet Again

My health is not getting better.  I can't seem to snap out of this.  I try to exercise but pain stops me before I even get a good start.  Most days I walk less than half a mile.  That isn't enough.  I barely eat and my weight keeps going up.

I asked for something and Dragon said yes.

Years ago I lost a lot of weight on Neutisystem.  My health then was like it is now and I was desperate for a solution.  I only purchased one month of food but made it last several months.  Eating just the little microwave meals didn't work for a mom with small children.

Dragon was deployed.  I don't remember where.  We had spent $$$$ on doctor bills trying to figure out what was wrong. We had no success.  He was gone for 5 months.  I started the program about 3 weeks into our time apparent.  It played off in a big way.

By the time he got home I was walking almost 5 miles a day and dropped 2 full dress sizes.

Even with anna knocking on the door Dragon is going to let me try it again.  He won't be taking any long trips overseas and his working hours are slowing down.  He will be there to make sure anna doesn't take over my life again.

I hope I can do this.  It is like an alcoholic dealing with a problem by drinking a beer but I have to eat and I have to stop the cycle I am in.  Scary but it feels like I am out of options.

The plan is a do one month and see where I am.  Spend a month really focusing on good nutrition and exercise then reevaluate again. I don't like the uncertainty but Dragon will be there to catch me if I fall.

Prayers please for my Dragon.  We finally did what needed to be done.  Our two little dogs are gone.  It was so hard for my Dragon.  He says that he feels like he betrayed a friend.  He didn't sleep last night and said that he deserved it.  Those puppies were both suffering.  It was time.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015


With one daughter grown and the other two teenagers, modesty is always a fight. I have struggled to find a way to teach them this most valuable lesson.

Then the Christmas tree gave me a hint.

What if I wrapped all the presents in pretty, transparent cellophane bags with beautiful bows?

Why would you do that mom?

Well, that way you won't fuss over what is under the tree.  You would know what was in every package.

That wouldn't be any fun.

The same thing applies to clothes.  Boys go after the girls who are mostly naked because they are advertising free sex.  Is that what you want to say?


Dress with care in clothes that flatter you and you will make the boys drool.  You will get the right kind of attention.

I don't know if it sank in but I tried.  It breaks my heart when I see my oldest dressed like a hooker.  I hope my younger kids see the value in dressing nice.

Saturday, January 10, 2015

STD Scare

No, not me.  It was my daughter.

She got a late night phone call from an ex boyfriend.  "I have X and you gave it to me."

I am not sure what I could have done at 2 am but I did try to calm her down.

A little advice if you ever get one of those calls.

1. Consider motive.  Is he just trying to scare you?
2. Have you had any symptoms of X?
3. Have you put yourself at risk of getting X?
4. Does his story sound credible?

All of these questions applied to my daughter.  The chances of her having X and not knowing it were remote.  Since X is spread by IV drug use and not by vanilla sex, she probably didn't give it to him even if he has it. His story wasn't even credible.  He is being treated by a doctor for something else but got a home test for this one issue?

Geez! How stupid does this guy think we are?

Okay, she was gullible enough to believe him.  Thankfully mom, dad and her roommate all had cooler heads.

Oh wait.  I missed #1.  Motive

She dumped him. She had many reasons to do it but she hurt his little pride.

He wanted to hurt her.
He wanted to scare her
He wanted to put her under even more financial strain and stress.

He succeeded.

But daddy fixed it.

Since we can't find a doctor that will accept our insurance, we took her to a doc in the box.  Medical attention for the fast food generation.

They tested her for everything they could think of plus a few extras just in case.

The results were not unexpected.

"Honey, your blood sugar was a little high but everything else is fine."
Everything was negative?
Yes, mam.  That boy didn't get X from you.

I have a very confused daughter right now.  She doesn't know whether she should be happy for the negative results, mad at him for the lie or mad at herself for believing him.

A little more advice from a mom?
Don't panic.  Get tested even if it sounds far fetched. And most important?  Be safe.  Don't put yourself in a situation to be scared by an idiot.

I just wish I knew the laws concerning this situation better.  I am sure he is guilty of some kind of crime.  I just don't know what.

What have I learned out of this?
-If she insists on taking risks with her health, I am not obligated to listen to her drama at 2 am.
-I raised her right and educated her.  She knows the risks.
-If this happens again she can deal with it herself. I won't give up my anniversary date to take her to the doctor.
-She is an adult.  It is way past time for her to act like it.

Lots of lessons learned. By me anyway.  We will have to wait and see if she learned anything.

Thursday, January 8, 2015


I just put a deposit down on an English mastiff puppy.  I am so nervous.  I get the pick of the litter.  So exciting.

I still need to get the litter hound to my uncle but that is going to happen soon.  I have a month to get ready.

I talked to the breeder for about an hour and she called her mentor.  She is going to watch the puppies for the personality traits I am looking for.  Calm, Aware, Focused and on task. I look for the love bug.

I haven't told friends or family yet.  Fingers crossed.

I have NEVER spent this much money on a dog.  I hope she is worth it.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Sleepy Sex

Today is the anniversary of our public wedding.  20 years.  That is a record for my family.  :-)  Unfortunately Aunt Flo came to visit a few days early.  I thought Dragon would be disappointed.

Nope.  Not him.

A sleepy, impossible to wake up wife didn't even slow him down.

I woke up just enough to feel my panties slide down.  Then the next thing I know it is morning.  My panties were back in place and Dragon was a happy man.

It takes skill to get his and not wake me up.  When he succeeds, he strutted for days.

So would that be sleepy sex or sleep sex?

I have requested a do-over when I am awake to enjoy it.  Dragon has agreed.

Friday, January 2, 2015

Happy New Years!


Time sure does fly.  In just a blink 2014 is gone. So many changes.  Dragon continues to adjust to civilian life.  He did better in '14 than he did in'13. One daughter got a job and moved out.  She is finally seeing the benefits of a high school diploma and is working on it.  Happy mommy.  Another daughter is getting ready for college.  The next daughter lives her chosen sport and is absolutely boy crazy.  My son?  Typical Jr. High apathy. This to shall pass.

Overall, it was a great year.

I have even broken my rule about NOT making a New Years resolution.

I am going to stop enabling the people of Wal-Mart.  I rarely shop there anyway.  There are just a few things they have that my regular grocery store doesn't have.  My brand of deodorant and tampons.  I found the tampons on Amazon but still need to find the deodorant at a reasonable price.  I am determined to shop Wal-Mart even less this year.

That is one resolution that will be easy to keep.

What was your resolution?


Just one more resolution! More spanking and write more fiction.

Okay.  I know. That was two but who is counting?

Fun stuff!!!!