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Old 12-30-2008, 11:44 PM   #4071
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Fisher's Mom - you're right. there is nothing I can do tonight. He hasn't called back so I am going to go to bed and see what tomorrow brings.

The really ironic part of all this is that he has a friend that has been behaving in a similar manner and he's been so angry with him for the things he's doing and has chewed on him a lot about it. Hello, honey, look in the mirror!!! *sigh*

thank you all for being so kind. I don't even remember the last time I was so sad/mad/disappointed. I'll dry my tears and get some rest, and tomorrow will be a new day. (I'm normally optimistic but I'm having a hard time seeing the light in this tunnel)
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Old 12-31-2008, 01:03 AM   #4072
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Arrgh. I am so MAD right now I can't see straight. My husband is really a nice guy but when he drinks he gets so obnoxious. He was flying home from San Diego today and the flight was delayed. Evidently he had a couple of drinks in the airport and then had 2 (its just a 1 hr. flight !!!!) drinks between San Diego and Phoenix, where he evidently got kicked off the plane. He keeps calling me to tell me not to come pick him up - he has told me he's in Albuquerque twice, once he said he was in Dallas, but according to the airline his plane just left Phoenix so that's where I'm going to guess he is.

This has never happened before. I've been with him when he was obnoxiously drunk and have been able to control his behavior, but when I'm not there - ugh... I guess he will fly stand-by tomorrow (on New Year's Eve) and I am just mad enough to scream. I had tailored my whole day today to be up late and drive to the airport over 1 hour away to pick him up. I just hope the airline will let him on a plane tomorrow.

Tomorrow I'll be embarrassed that I vented this to y'all but I don't have anyone to call at this hour to complain. Grrrr. It just makes me so angry that he can't behave himself.
There is not a reason in the world for you to be embarrassed, you've done nothing wrong..Get some rest and then look at things with an unclouded mind tomorrow...Hopefully this will be the end of it..And remember we are here for you to talk to without being embarrassed..We just want to help and comfort you.
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Old 12-31-2008, 01:15 AM   #4073
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DC is such a wonderful place. It's so nice that people can post in this thread whatever it is that is bothering them without fear of judgement...the only response being kind words.
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Old 12-31-2008, 01:15 AM   #4074
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Right this minute I could just run outside and bay at the moon..I for the life of me cannot get over the fact that people are always at the ready even right after Christmas to bicker over something as sensless as a word..Say a prayer for me please I do not like to feel this way..It's not me
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Old 12-31-2008, 02:49 AM   #4075
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Actually I think this is the time when people bicker more - not a lot of people working and they are bored , so pick on something to make an argument. I believe this time between Christmas & New Year is one of the highest family break up points in the UK. It's sad, but often driven by unreal expectations of the period - so many people want the Christmas they remember and burn them selves out trying to do it and things go wrong. I've come to the point and try to be laid back and take it my stride.

I still though get upset - this year I got what I asked for from DW and the boys but it still siappointed me - I don't know why, possibly just wanting something to show they thought things through and chose something as a surprise with me in mind. Also let myself get upset because I had a really small pile in front of me and the others had great big piles. I had to turn around as say to myself that you are adult and it really is that important anyway and put it behind me. We went on to have a lovely day - peaceful, all working together to get the meal out and then relaxing in front of the telly.
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Old 12-31-2008, 05:41 AM   #4076
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I got a call today from the assisted living that my mom is in. Hospice is getting her a single bed that I requested a couple weeks ago because her double bed is set up too high and it's hard for her to get in and out. They call at 1 and say they'll be there at 2 and I need to break down her bed and get it out of the room. Gee....can you give me a little time!!!! It's not like I'm sitting here waiting for your call. I told them they would have to break it down and just put it in the living room of her room and when I can make arrangements I will come and get it. Sorry, but I don't own a truck to haul things. Now I have to bother my sil to come after work one day and get the thing out of there. I don't know what I'm going to do with it when I do get it. When I went up there later in the day, I had to make up her bed and put things in order. I guess they didn't think she would need sheets on her bed!! I am getting so frustrated any more. At least she has more room in her bedroom now. That's my vent for the day!!!!

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(((((Barb)))))) It is always something, don't I know it!
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Actually I think this is the time when people bicker more - not a lot of people working and they are bored , so pick on something to make an argument. I believe this time between Christmas & New Year is one of the highest family break up points in the UK. It's sad, but often driven by unreal expectations of the period - so many people want the Christmas they remember and burn them selves out trying to do it and things go wrong. I've come to the point and try to be laid back and take it my stride.

I still though get upset - this year I got what I asked for from DW and the boys but it still siappointed me - I don't know why, possibly just wanting something to show they thought things through and chose something as a surprise with me in mind. Also let myself get upset because I had a really small pile in front of me and the others had great big piles. I had to turn around as say to myself that you are adult and it really is that important anyway and put it behind me. We went on to have a lovely day - peaceful, all working together to get the meal out and then relaxing in front of the telly.
I'm so sorry you had that little pang of disappointment, miniman. I know how much you love your family and value your family time and try to make everything special for them. I think you're right about longing to recapture the idealized Christmas of our past. And it's funny about the size of the "pile" in front of you - it isn't the gifts at all. It's the whole "how good were you last year" and "how much are you loved" validation thing. It's a hard thing to rid your psychi of.
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Ever feel as if you don't count? Like you here to do what the dialysis center wants, when they want it? They make me so angry..They don't keep track of injections then call and expect you to just waltz in and get it from them. doesn't matter if you have company coming or are watching your babies pr planning a trip out to lunch, just drop it and get there like it's your fault they goofed..Right this miute I could blow the roof off the house..I know they are there to help keep me alive, but darn it please respect the fact that I need to know what and when and I do have a life outside the center. Sorry had to write this down or just explode with anger...I'm sick of trying to keep track of things that you'd expect the center to keep track of.
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To all of you : I wish you a Blessed , Prosperous, Stress-free New Year.
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