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10 pounds down 32 pounds to go!

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

"Teach a man to insult, he can hurt people who tease him because he never learned to fish"

I have the day off today because I am a bad cat mom.  Chairman meow is old and the dogs keep her from scratching to keep her nails under control so the last time we trimmed her nails, saturday, we found two ingrown nails.  I was terrified she would have to have those toes removed or the nails removed or the removal of something that would be expensive and painful and guilt causing.  I took the whole day off just incase I needed to sit in a waiting room and weep and lo it was fine.  They trimmed her nails, they aren't even infected, and it only cost 70 bucks.  I was expecting more guilt and more cost and more pain all around so I'm very relieved.  And I got my last christmas present made.  I just have to wrap two more things and I'm done.

I'm not quite done my purging but I'm getting a lot closer and we're all liking the house a lot more.  I keep finding more and more things to take to goodwill and say goodbye to and it's awesome.  I'm so glad I watched hoarders, I genuinely didn't see our tendencies for what they were before seeing those sad sad people on tv.  The living room and the kitchen are looking better and now I have to work on the bedroom and finish up in the bathroom.  It is definitely one of those jobs that never gets done, there is always something else you really need to say goodbye to.  I would be proud if I hadn't lived under the weight of all this junk for SO LONG but I guess it's never too late to get your shit together.

3 comments:

The Merry said...

I'm glad Kitty is okay!

Your title reminded me of a quote by Terry Pratchett:

Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of the day. Light a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.

Effie said...

It feels great to de-clutter the house and somehow clears the mind as well. I don't know how or why, but it just seems to make everything seem better.

Have a very Merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year - my Christmas wish is that all our asses get smaller.

Amy said...

ha, i love tery pratchet.

if only santa could grant that wish!