Thursday, March 12, 2009

What me Post?

Well I haven't been posting. But it hasn't been for lack of material. A lot has been going on, good and bad. Here is a rundown of it all.

The Good: The family. If it wasn't for the wife and kids I don't know that I could have slogged through the last month. The kids are growing well. Tank, Cakes and Cookie Monster are as fun and as adorable as ever. I love spending time with them, when I can. I am gone 14 or so hours most days, so I never feel like I get enough time with them. I was worried little tank wasn't going to know who I am. But he grins and smiles with me any time I get to spend time with him. I've decided I'm going to take the summer off of school so I can spend some precious time with them all.

The Bad: School and Work. I can't seem to get ahead since Christmas. I feel like I'm always behind in something. I've been sick a lot so I've been behind in hours at work. If I miss much more I could lose my insurance, so I've been working come hell or high water, and there seems to have been a lot both lately (see below). In school I have never felt so behind. Up until now I've been able to maintain a 4.0 grade point average. I'm worried I'm going to lose it with the test I take this weekend. (I really should be studying now) Spring break is next week. Hopefully then I can catch up a little in both school and work.

The Ugly: I've had a sinus infection for over a month. It has sucked. I have had a headache every single day, but I can't just lay in bed and get over it. If I miss any more work I'll be in serious danger of losing my insurance, if I miss any more school I'll be in serious danger of failing. I've just had to muck through it, its been a little miserable.

The first round of antibiotics didn't knock the infection out. I went to an ENT and he wanted me to have the antibiotics out my my system for 2 weeks, followed by a CT scan of my sinuses (I guess they want to see my sinuses in their most hellish condition). I finally had the CT scan today and I'm back on antibiotics. Hopefully the infection will clear up in a couple of days. I should also know by then if I need another surgery to open up the sinuses. Hopefully I can get by w/o surgery, but right about now I'd do just about anything to stop having infections. I've been averaging one a month for the past year.

But life isn't all bad. I feel like I'm through the worst of it (I hope I didn't just curse myself). I can't wait for summer. I am really looking forward to warm weather, working 40 hour weeks and spending more time with Superwoman and the kidlets.


Superwoman said...

Cute picture of Cakes! You must have taken it this evening while I was busy. I'm sorry things are so hard, I try to make things as easy as possible around here, but I can't do work or school for you. You're doing great, we appreciate you!

Scarlet said...

Several cans of Red Bull a day will help pull you through until Summer.

the kids will fear and stay away so your homework can be done.

SuperW can just give a caring slap every now and then to get you heading the right way.

Superw is right, very cute pic.

Midleah said...

Yes, cute pic!

Sorry about your woes, but this, too, shall pass.

BTW my husband has the same problem w/sinuses; he's constantly praying for death.

Cheer34 said...

I am not sure which is worse.....bad cramps or a sinus infection......both can be debliltating (sp?)....but the cramps do go away after a few days so I guess sinus infection wins.....sneding positive healing energy your way....hope it helps....cakes is adorable....could not ask for anything else from a redhead....

Nobody™ said...

Have they given you the Z-tab antibiotic yet? Usually it's a three or five day course, and it's always done the trick for me when I've had a sinus infection that doesn't respond to the normal stuff.

Sushiboy said...

All: thanks for reading my whiney post, I feel like such a wuss lately.

SW: I think Cookie Monster must have taken this one. I don't think I took it.

Scarlet: Red Bull ? I always drink coke, but I might need a red bull to get through the last few hours of work tomorrow, I need to wake up early, study, take an exam, and then work a half day.

MidLeah: Thanks she is really sweet (most of the time, like all kids) Ugh. I feel for your husband, its an annoying (at best) or excruciating problem to have.

Cheer: Thnx for the healing vibes, and for the visit! I enjoy the comments you leave on SW's blog.

Nobody: I'm on Augmentin right now, last summer I had one that wouldn't go away (lasted the whole month of may) the Z-Pac finally got rid of it. I'm assuming Z-Pac 5 day course of the Z-tabs. Its good stuff. But at this point I'll take what they give me. Just as long as it is something. :)

G'ma Nasus said...

Cayenne pepper spray(capsicum). NO side effects. Sinus Buster.

Also good for migraines, cluster headaches & PMS headaches!

It's all natural. Don't suffer.

Tug said...

Wow, good luck with the sinuses! I don't get the infections often, but when I do? Miserable. Can't imagine what you're going through.

For what it's worth, I'm glad you're taking the summer off school - it'll do wonders for you AND your family!

Just Dave said...

Sinus infections are the worst. I hope the antibiotics work. If you have trouble making ends meet, just have Cakes do some modeling. She is cute as can be.