Well, I cannot believe it. March is the last time I posted. SO much has happened and so fast. Things seem to be on a slight upswing finally. All my time got sucked up organizing and fighting to stop the buyout of Corel in Ottawa by Vector In California. We fought and we lost, for now. I feel like it was a HUGE waste of my spring and summer. Such a gorgeous summer too from what I saw from the window by my computer. It's a sin to live 30 sec walk from a nice beach on the Ottawa River and to have only hung out on it twice this summer!!! Not to mention my kids did not see me much either. Bitch bitch
Many of you may know that we have been through some tough times lately and I have to say that I think I was actually clinically depressed over the last 2 years with everything that was happening. For 2 years hubbie could not find a contract so he finally decided to join back up with the Forces. They finally called him in August and he shipped out for Basic to St. Jean, Quebec Sept 6th! SO I have been managing the house and 4 kids alone for a month now and its not too too bad. Sure make it harder to get out though. Today in particular the kids are driving me crazy and I have locked myself away in my office with the computer.
Hubbie is doing very well in St. Jean, the average age of his platoon is in the high 20's, he is 40 and has whipped their asses in most of the physical stuff:) I hear from him on ocassion but not often enough. He sounds happy and is actually enjoying the basci!:) First weekend in October is the first time is is allowed off base so I cannot wait to see him!! IT HAS BEEN 4 WEEKS!!!! Once he is done his basic in December he will be off for more training either to Borden or Gagetown, not sure, and them possible back to St. Jean for more French language training and then to wherever they post him. I cannot wait to see him at his graduation in his uniform and all:) YUM YUM
I have n ot been out with my friends ( if I have any left ) in a long long time and as much as I feel it would be nice to party like in the old days when it comes down to it I really no longer feel like the bar scene thing. I much perfer to get together with a groups of close friends somewhere and hang out and chat and be silly. I need to find myself a reliable babysitter so that POSSIBLY I could tear myself away some evenings.
I also have neglected working out since June when my work out buddy went back to Lebanon for the summer. She is back now but her hubby is visiting until Tuesday so then we are going to start back at it.
My family is driving me crazy lately as most families so I think. Way to long and involved to get into hear. Funniest part thought is, for all of you you remember the fun days. My sister back then sat me down and talked down to me for 4 hours straight about my horrible lifestyle, my horible friends, and what a bad person and mother I was for the things I did. BLAH BLAH. Well shortly after that she got herself a girlfriend ( something she thougth was disgusting) and then had her move in with them and NOW after she kicked her husband out, moved the kid 4 times in as many years and bought a house with her girlfriend she still says that she is NOT a lesbian and that this is different and the OTHER week I hear she and gf are entertaining 20 year old boys for fun. My how things have changes. But that is different I guess since my life was horrid and evil and hers is perfect. BLAH BLAH what a LAUGH!!!! ;)
Funny thing I have come full circle and even thought I have nothing against sometimes having fun with my girlfriends my heart and soul belongs completely to my hubbie, Glenn. I hope the training time goes by quickly and we will be able to be together more often again as I miss him intensly. He is my best friend and my soulmate.
Well I guess I am makign up for not posting for so long. I promise that I will try to be more regular. I last few "family" friends I had in town up and moved out to Hudson in Quebec so now I will have to drop in when I visit my Uncles in Beaconsfield. They always where able to get me out downtown for some fun. I hope they are enjoying their new home and take time together to enjoy each other.
My daughter is in grade 11 now and busy of course with school, her social life and her job hostessing at Marshies at the Corel Centre. She is an amazing beautiful, brainy girl who has her act together and I am extremely proud of her. The second, boy is in grade 7 now!!! Age almost 13 with all the hormones kicking in big time. All I hear about is hot girls. hot girls. hot girls.... yikes!!!:) THe other two boys, 8 and 5 now are in grade 3 and SK. All kids are doing extremely well at school and are pretty good most of the time.
Son number one used to be on ADHD medication until this June when in frustration I threw it out never to be seen again and not only has he grow more and is eating and sleeping better, he is behaving better too!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! and his asthma seems to have decreased. I am so happy. I hate taking any sort of medications, much less giving it to any of my kids!!!
So now my days are mostly get kids off to school, go work out, work on the web sites I continue getting work for, take time to watch a bit of TV ( finally got cable again after 2 years last friday) and back to reading more again!! Then kids come home , homework, supper, activities, bedtimes. Then I work a bit more, relax and pass out with my friend the TV.
I also seem to have become obsessed with cleaning up, for those who know I never realy was!! Now the laundry is a daily thing, as is vacumming and the house is mostly immaculate all the time. Feel much nicer and gives me something to do to pass the time I am missing Glennie:(:(
Well, what more can I say. I turned 40 this year and did not have a freak out about it. I feel like we are starting over with all out debt finally cleared, Glenn starting in the forces and starting saving from scratch again. I am very happy to be mostly out of the high tech crazy. I am so sick of tech talk. I love the outdoors, taking time to go for walks, watching the sunsets and sunrises, playing with my kids, reading a good book and justing doing what feels right.
Ok, enough babbling to catch up. Who reads all this anyway.No one I bet. At least it lets me get things out of my system when I do not have an adult around to talk too these days.
I will be posting more often though not this long!!!!!
Ciao for now
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