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Monday, September 22, 2008

What? Two posts in one day?

Well, I got tagged by Colleen and have to play along with her and her game.

Here's the rules:

1. Link your tagger and list these rules on your blog.
2. Share 7 facts about yourself on your blog, some random, some weird.
3. Tag 7 people at the end of your post by leaving their names as well as links to their blogs.
4.Let them know they have been tagged by leaving a comment on their blog.

OK, you want weird?
  1. When I was two I used to wash my hair and shoes & socks in the toilet! Thankfully, I have outgrown that one! Really, I have!
  2. I have bitten my nails since I have had teeth. I just can't stop!
  3. I like tomato sauce but hate tomatoes.
  4. I could eat chicken every day of my life.
  5. My first two children's middle names are Michael and Jordan...yes they are named for Michael Jordan of Chicago Bulls basketball fame!! LOL!
  6. My parents are still married after 53 years!! I am very proud of that.
  7. I really want to use my karate skills to beat someone up...really!

OK, I don't know if that was really that weird...except for number 1!!!

I am tagging:

Beverley

Darlene

Dianna

Jen

Kim

Elizabeth

Jessica

Have a great week! :D

Ever heard of Cluster Headaches?

Not a migraine...different symptoms. I'd heard about Cluster headaches, but never really understood them until I recently got one! It is one of the most painful things.

I have had headaches when I was in middle school from straining my eyes and needed glasses. I have had headaches now and then when we were expecting rain. But to have a unilateral headache right behind your eyeball, piercing into your ear and down your face and neck...UGH! You don't want to know!

I ended up going to the ER last Sunday because I knew something was not right and my head felt like it was exploding. Once they figured out that it was a Cluster Headache they gave me oxygen which usually will help break the pain cycle. When that was not working, I got an I.V. drug(can't remember the name) and finally took off a great deal of the edge.

Well, I still have the headache, but to a lesser degree. I researched a bit on the net and have come to realize that there is no cure and no understandable reason for them to happen. They are not hereditary. They usually effect men in their 20's-40's(that's not me!) and women over 50(not me yet!!). Cluster headaches usually occur inthe night..while you're sleeping...I have found this out first-hand. They can stay with you for a long time and you can go into remission of sorts...but it will come back. Oh, woe is me!!

Tomorrow I have an appointment with my general doc...a wonderful lady who is an osteopath. And hopefully she has some good news in the form of drugs for me!!! I'll let ya know!

So if anyone has any kind words or advice for me...please leave me a comment!! TIA!

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Back in action! Free online class and PRIZES!

Where have I been? I have no clue, but wherever I was, I am back! Seems like this blog gets a back seat to a host of other things! Does that ever happen to you???

Who wants in on a FREE online class? Well, of course you do. Hop on over to My Creative Classroom and check out the FREE class that is being run for one more week. You still have time to get in on games and prizes. We're talking major easy ways to win prizes! Like post to the forums and have your name put into a drawing. Post 20 times and have your name put in 20 times...How easy is that? Go on....click the link and get on over there!

Oh, and since you headed in that direction, this week is MCC's Fall Kick-Off. Yes, that's right, we are gearing up for the new semester. Revealing new teachers and new courses...and they are some amazing courses! If you guessed that there are games and prizes, you're right! It all happens in the Student Activity Center!!

Tomorrow (Wednesday, September 10) come on over and join us for a chat! From 10am-12pm CST or 8pm-10pm CST we are hosting chats to introduce a few of the new instructors and talking about organizing....now who doesn't need more tips about storing all the stuff that we collect?? Shhhhh, don't tell the husband...he thinks I actually use this stuff instead of just hoarding it!! LOL!!!

Hope to "see" you at My Creative Classroom!