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So I'm going to start one too. I have a headache, but not a cluster-oh-god-kill-me-now-headache, just a we're about to get a storm & my sinuses are letting me know they aren't happy with the shift in barometric pressure kind. So I'm cranky - be warned.

Didn't get my CT scan of my brain tonight as I didn't appear to be on the schedule, they were really backed up & had several emergent patients that had to go first. I could wait there for hours, come back in the middle of the night or reschedule for the weekend. I didn't find any of this out until 40 minutes past my appointment time. I chose Sunday. I'll call before I drive there to make sure I'm on the darn schedule. Full moon - I know what that's like in the hospital.

So I fasted for nothing. All the restaurants were packed so I wound up @ Chik-fil-a which I normally love but wasn't in the mood for tonight. Now, the time I was looking for dinner was the time I'd have been done my CT scan but somehow I still blame the hospital for my problems finding dinner. I know it's not remotely logical but I'm cranky.

Got home exhausted & faced with the task of clearing a path to the vent in the dining room (remember, my entire basement is currently residing in my dining room & living room thanks to the mold) so the vent guy can get to it in the morning. I did that (also angrily because I'm cranky & my head hurts). But then instead of curling up on the couch I decided to hook up my new dehumidifier. Then I tried to change a vent cover (it didn't work - I'll ask the vent guy tomorrow if he can drill another hole). Started to get hysterical when the darn thing wouldn't screw in & I had to put the old dirty one (this is in the basement so it was dirty for real) back on. I knew I was close to the edge so I picked some easier tasks : sweeping, setting up my 2 shelving units & putting my mats down for underneath my exercise equipment (whenever they find their way back downstairs - requires 2 people). Now I'm filthy & sweaty but a hot shower & cool sheets will take care of that.

I forced myself to stay on task (instead of adding other things as I went) & not let myself be overwhelmed with everything still to do. I don't like feeling hysterical so I hope this will pass. I blame my headaches & the mold.

I also took down my Christmas decorations/lights, sorted what I didn't use this year into a charity box, & put the rest away in their bins. Did not move the bins downstairs cause gosh I'm tired. In moving things around though I saw just how dusty/dirty things are on the 1st floor from what went on in the basement last week. Wanted to cry but then decided that I'm going to do what I can but for my birthday (early January) I'm going to have a cleaning service come out & do a deep clean. Just cause. Even called one to come out & give me a free estimate.

really, I'll eventually have a clean house & even cleaner air, 2013 will be the year of healthy breathing!
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