Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Surviving Life

It's been awhile since I posted again... Forgive me faithful reader! Are you still with me? The days can pass so quickly and the garden always beckons as the summer comes to an end... though I know this isn't why I have left my blog unattended.
Actually I have avoided the whole Internet, Facebook, social media circus altogether, since my last posting here. I found myself astonished at the hate that flew at me from the airwaves from a single disgruntled person, who disagreed with my thoughts and misread my postings. I felt as if I had been slapped, judged and executed, tho it was really nothing but a mindless speel of religious/political brainwashing that I usually ignore. But this bothered me.
I realize though that allowing one uninformed person to alter my thoughts of peace and then stop the shareing of information that I accomplish online is silly. Why let 1 nasty person from my friends list of 145 people take precedence over all the good people? Why waste an instant on it? I let 'them' win if I give up. Thus my bloggin mind is renewed.
Last week was a dificult one for me. i've had a cold and a horrible cough that got much worse. I refused to call the doctor to save on my deductible - we have more than enough medical bills already. I developed a sharp pain that I let go for 2 days and it suddenly got worse. I even drove myself to the ER. It seems I have a hematoma in my abdominal wall - quite painful let me assure you. The medicine then made me sick and I ended up back at the hospital with uncontrollable vomiting and sweating and faintness (thanks for the ride Hannah!) ... Ice and rest... which would be fine if I had help with the fire, the dishes, the cleaning, the cooking, getting the water, tending the chickens, cleaning the litter boxes, going to the store... you see what I mean...
As I was recooperating and reading the Sunday paper, I was home alone. I heard barking and screaming and ran out to find my neighbors dog with one of my chickens in her mouth. She dropped the bird when I yelled but a chase ensued and I let Magick my huge black lab out to help. He saved the chickens life by holding the dog away as my chicken beelined it for Mama.
She hid in the bushes and I almost stepped on her as I searched the overgrown garden. She bled on my shirt, but it wasn't much. Her sister returned 15 minutes later, looking fine and they have spent the last 3 days trying to get out of the pen. I am better but still doing too much. I'm glad I can though! I rejoice in Life and all it's lessons! Blessed Be!

1 comment:

  1. OK, last time.

    1) I posted that I liked the message of Glenn Beck's rally. The message was "Everyone go back to your spiritual roots, whatever that means for you." He was talking about ALL religions, not just his own. I say this because behind him were 250 leaders representing multiple faiths.

    2) I have no interest in his politics. You and another tried numerous times to get me to talk politics. Knowing that we didn't agree totally on that score, I tried to bow out gracefully and not engage, but you wouldn't let it go.

    3) You name called and were nasty. Believe me Elizabeth, I get that you hate Glenn Beck's politics and you are entitled to your opinion. I would fight for you to express your opinion. I respect your opinion - of Glenn Beck, but certainly not your opinion of me.

    4) I am not nasty, prejudiced, high on drugs, or any other insults you've hurled at me just because I don't agree with you on everything. You accuse me of what you yourself are guilty of.

    5) I'm sorry you feel the way you do about me. I can agree to disagree, I just wish you could as I would love to continue our friendship. However, I'm not a doormat. I have an opinion, I will express it and I want it respected. That's what friends are for. I respect your opinion about Glenn Beck's politics - in fact, I agree with it! But you didn't get a chance to learn that because you refused to hear what I was saying. I wasn't talking about his politics, civil rights, or anything else that you insisted I speak on. Read back to #1.

    I wish you peace and love,