seorgia: (Emotion: Wistful)
( Dec. 19th, 2008 03:07 am)
So today was... today was... well I guess today just was. Jam the cat died today. I woke up just about in time for his passing. Jam was not my cat like Mika is my cat. He was Matt's cat and Kae's cat and later on a bit of Gryph's cat. I loved Jam even though I wasn't anymore than another annoying human wandering around his home. He was a good good kitty who like to beat up the dog. I am always fond of cat's beating down on dogs. He and Mika always seem to get along and were somewhat fond it seemed in a cat sort of way. He had a good long life and chose to go out on his own terms. I'm sure what else to say besides the obvious I will miss him.

Good Bye Jam. May the winds bring you much can food and plenty of pink-monkey and dog free spave to roam.
seorgia: (Pets: Mika)
( Oct. 23rd, 2008 08:52 pm)
Well today I went to the zoo with Scottling. We had a ball wandering around the zoo and saw all but one of the exhibits. I only took like one picture on my phone and I can't even remember what it was LOL. Afterward we went out for dinner which was very pleasant. I had forgotten how much fun Scott and I used to have. i think he has finally calmed down back to normal from being deployed. Right after he came home I wanted to strangle him a bit. But it is nice now.

Anyhow when we came home he came in just in time to tell me Mika has tapeworms. Ewwwwwwwwwwww!!!!!!! Okay I cannot deal with parasites. I hate them. They drive me absolutely crazy. So i have stripped every bit of cloth in my room she might have slept on. I'm going to take a nap since i only got two hours sleep before going to the zoo with Scottling. When I wake up I'm going to wash everything and start work on the party. It is gonna fucking rock. We are ordering meds for Mika. *sighs* fucking fleas. They have it out for me I tell you. It is their fault she has the icky icky worms.
seorgia: (Emotion: Power)
( Oct. 9th, 2008 01:11 pm)
Worst morning of sleep I've ever had ugh! I think I woke up every twenty minutes or so after a point. I even checked the clock to make sure. Oddly I feel fairly rested but WTF mate? Ugh and the dreams were all sorts of horrible. Thank you psyche I didn't need that "pep talk". Bugger.

Anyhow looks like I'm the only one home until Jeff gets home at 5-6. Kae, Kt, and the kids are off doing religiously things. I didn't know Kt and the Boy were going but no big. I kinda thought for a second "Huh that sounds like something interesting to do" and than I came to my senses. 'Sides I think I went last year and wanted to tear my hair out. Actually it was kind of fun but the kids melted down really bad through almost no fault of their own. So I'm gonna toddle off and do chores and errands. Lots of mouths to feed in The Horde. ^_^
seorgia: (Emotion: Angry)
( Aug. 7th, 2008 03:25 pm)
Seo's day of suck:

Doctor: Well your tonsils are huge. You might want to take them out and spend two weeks in agony recovering just so you can get sick more often.

Bank: Yeah well you owe us 583 dollars. No we won't tell you where this came from if you want to know that give us more money. Oh you didn't have any way to access your account then? Too bad, you are too late to file fraud. Have fun paying us money.

Vet: Here is your bill for an amazing amount of money. Oh BTW We've scared Timone so badly he will no longer allow you to hold him or even touch him. Have fun taking a sick terrified ferret home.

I think I'm going to go crawl into my room and cry for a while now. On the plus side my mother thinks the bank is insane so I have to speak with her tonight and she might sic her lawyers on them. Oh and I found out when I'm really mad my blood pressure actually drops. After fighting on the phone with the bank for an hour or three my BP level was 114/70. Which means I now have proof that being a sociopathic crazy woman is healthy for me.
seorgia: (pets: Timon the Ferret)
( Jul. 7th, 2008 02:47 am)
Quick update time as I have a ferret at my feet I need to keep an eye on:

Date: The date was okay. I had a good time but there was pretty much no spark there so I doubt I will continue very long with him. *shrugs* Oh well. The idea of dating is so terribly repugnant. The Boston Brit is home in a few days and I'm hoping to get more time chatting with him.

School: Going well still have lots of work to do this week.

Home: Most excellent as always. Need to clean all the animal tanks and feed the reptiles. Timone is doing pretty good. Right now he is wandering around the living room determined to scare me silly I think. He is very cute though. I need to thoroughly clean their tank as well tomorrow. Oh joy, oh rapture.

Movies: Gryph, Kae, and I went to see the Hulk and Hancock this weekend. I highly recommend the Hulk to anyone. Really well done. Hancock.... well I have mixed feelings. On one hand I had a good time while I was there, on the other I don't think the movie was very good. As Kae put it, while it was an enjoyable movie, I'm not sure it was a good movie. So verdict still out on Hancock. I can say the preview have almost nothing to do with what the movie is actually about. But this aspect I actually like.

Nothing much else interesting me thinks. I have a feeling I'm going to be dropped again this month from the writing contest I participate in. Evidently I just don't write what people want to read or like. *sigh*


Oh yeah Mika caught another mouse. She is my cute little mouser cat.
seorgia: (Default)
( Jun. 5th, 2008 03:30 pm)
Alright here is where things stand at present.

Car: Definitely fucked. I got a second opinion which was the same as the first but mostly I was shopping around for pricing. I'm looking at between 1500-2000 dollars of transmission work. The kicker here is that they just extended the warranty for my model car because of, you guessed it, transmission problems. I am literally 1000 miles over the new limit. I spoke to a very nice gentleman at the Honda dealership who said to bring the car on Monday and he what he could do after a call to Honda America. So that is waiting until Monday to be settled. I talk to my mother tonight about her giving me a possible loan of cash to fix my car.

Gathers: As of now I am going to the HK Gather for sure. I'll be driving down tomorrow as planned and driving back with Kae and Gryphon. WtT is up in the air still. If my car is covered under warranty still I will be going for sure because the rental will be included in the warranty. If it isn't I'm canceling out of WtT as I just don't have the extra cash to rent a car to get there. So that's a half yay and a half suck. I was so looking forward to seeing all my long-distance friends and now I won't see have of them so bollocks.

Timon: The doc said to go ahead and up his meds again. I'm starting that today.


So that is where things are at for me right now. I still need to pack and get ready for HK this weekend. I'm sorry Pink and Joe I probably won't be able to do a cake for you unless we find an oven I can use sometime this weekend. Sorry guys, next year for sure. I guess I should go pack. Today has been a day.
seorgia: (pets: Timon the Ferret)
( Jun. 5th, 2008 01:17 am)
And another seizure. Timon is definitely coming with me. I'm calling the vet in the morning to see if maybe I should up his meds. This one didn't get nearly as far. I though he wasn't feeling well earlier today but I wasn't sure. It slowly evolved into a full twitching fit I just caught him at. He has been dosed with honey and some baby food. He is now tooling around his cage right as rain. I need to get some sleep but I want to watch him for a little while longer.

*sigh*
seorgia: (Emotion: Fail)
( Jun. 3rd, 2008 03:43 am)
3:43 and I'm awake. Why? Because my bodies idea of sleep consists of either getting too much at once or not enough. Is there no middle ground!!!

Grrr~

Hmm I need an insomnia Icon.

EDIT: 5:35 and I was working on my post for the writing group I'm on. This weeks topic is the trait which defines you. I have picked a trait and then I started writing the post in my head while trying to sleep. The post in my head was turning out really well so I decided to just go ahead and put it to paper. Epic fail. Grrrr I'll try again later.

Let the ferrets out one at a time for some ferret exercise. This means turning the bench into a jungle gym with the pillows and blankets and letting them wander all over the main room while I watch. They are both very cute and enjoy it immensely. Nala (the girl) is really active. She runs and jumps all over the pillows. Today her and Mika were playing tag. She had fun running all over the place. I would be much happier to have her out and playing but she damned well bites. Usually she doesn't bite hard and so far she has not broken the skin. She did get a bit excited and bit me harder then normal and so I have a small welt on my hand now. Not a big deal. I will eventually socialize her enough to break the biting habit. Unfortunately, the biting means she isn't as popular nor as easy to have out. I'm not gonna let her bite one of the kids for way too many reasons to write out. I have to keep a real solid eye on her at all times unlike Timon. So Nala doesn't get out as much. She had a ball today and was amazingly cute bouncing all over the place. Timon also got some play time and while more sedate, seemed to enjoy himself just fine. I take Timon out probably twice as much as Nala. One, because he doesn't bite and is a very mellow little ferret. Two, because he is still sick and I like keep a good eye on him.

What I really need for the ferrets is one of these:

http://www.ferret.com/item/marshall-pet-ferret-small-pet-deluxe-play-pen/?srccode=FTNEXTAG



I could set it up in the living room while watching tv or interacting with other people and let the ferrets play around while I did other things. Eventually I'll get one. They are just a bit pricey and I really have other things I need to get. *sighs* Next bit of cash though I think. If anyone ever sees one for cheap let me know.

Alright maybe now some more sleep.
seorgia: (Emotion: Wistful)
( Jun. 2nd, 2008 01:20 am)
My big summer trip is starting in about four days. I'm going to be gone for almost two weeks. I'm not packed or anything yet so it is time for me to get busy. I still have no plans for the three days between gathers. I suspect if I don't find anyone to hang out with I'll just bum around for a few days and see the sights or whatever. Being an only child is really rather practical at times. I'll be back in time for my youngest daughter's birthday which is good. Though I don't think we've got any party stuff planned yet. Bugger.

It will be nice to get away for a while and visit old friends. I always miss my family while I'm gone but I so seldom see long distance friends it is a real treat. Plus the summer months are full of boring for me and my head hasn't been in the best space lately. Activity will be good for me.

Timone had another seizure today. I'm really a bit worried about leaving him home. I think I'm going to see if I can take him with me. For the most part it isn't a big deal. I have a cage he can travel in the car in. I'm not worried about the hotel. I've had too much experience at this sort of thing from my youth. I have to ask Ri if it would be okay to take him with my to Thresholds though. I'd keep him with me the entire time and Zeb was allowed a few years back so we'll see. He wouldn't be running loose. I'm just really worried about leaving him home.

On other pet news my birds are dead. One got herself caught in the cage and it wasn't pretty. The other just rather fell over dead. I don't know why the boy died. I guess the stress from having the girl get caught was too much for him. I'm rather sad about it actually. I really liked having my cute little chirping budgies. *sighs* Now I really don't want to leave Timone alone. Oh and Kumori has an eye infection now. *stressed* WTF, mate? What is up with all the pets?



Welcome to Timone the Ferret ^_^
Just back from the vet. Timone is doing okay. He is fairly perky today which is good. His overall health looks really good. No weird lumps they could find etcetera. He is now going on Prenisone twice a day. There are a few things it could be. We are hoping it was just the stress of his move that caused him to have some sugar issues. I have separated him and Nala so that should reduce his stress. Also a diet change was recommended. I have been thinking about a whole food diet anyhow so I will try and switch him over to that. Otherwise the diabetic cat food diet is highly recommended.

So my paranoia was a bit premature. I always do that but anyhow. So there is a definite light at the end of the tunnel. We'll see how Timone responds to all this and go from there.

Oh and if anyone local ever needs vet care I HIGHLY recommend Conwall Veterinary Hospital. They weren't too pricey and the vet lady was super super nice and helpful.
seorgia: (Emotion: Forgive me)
( May. 19th, 2008 02:58 pm)
I'm about to take little Timone to the vet. I'm dreading going. I just have this feeling that he is dying and there really isn't anything to be done about it. I don't want that feeling to be confirmed.

Here I go.

~Seo
seorgia: (Emotion: Lost)
( May. 19th, 2008 01:32 am)
*sighs* So I'm sitting here shaking. Timone had another episode tonight. The lady I got him from said he has always been in perfect health which is just plain wrong. He is getting worse. It took me 15 minutes to get him to respond once I noticed he was seizing again. After I got him up I fed him some ham and let him toddle to bed. I'm taking him to the vet tomorrow but now that I'm really looking him over I just don't know if he can get better. He is so thin. I remember when I first picked him up I thought so but figured I just hadn't felt a ferret in so long I was wrong. I'm just not sure what to do. I'll take him into the vet and see what they say.

*sigh* I'm really rather fond of the little shit.

Fuck.

Oh and I think the snakes are boinking.
*sigh* And because this week just has to get worse here is todays news. My car is acting funny and needs to go into the shop asap. Jeff says I need a transmission fluid change and that may fix the issue. If not here's to more money gone.

The worst news is that little Timone the Ferret is sick. I think he has Insulinoma. He had an episode earlier today which fits all the aspects of a insulinomia attack including drooling, limpness, dazed expression and what I'm figuring out now where probably seizures. He is an older ferret and the disease is pretty common. i was not told about this when I picked him up though I really don't think is previous owner knew. I've got to find a ferret vet around here to take him to tomorrow. Evidently you can treat it in various ways but it is more work and money. I don't really care about the work and all I can do is pray the money isn't too much. I've already grown quite attached to the little guy. The episode was really rather scary. I'm glad I had him sitting on my lap though and was able to quickly look up both what was wrong with him and what to do about it. Amazing what a little honey can do. I may try switching him to an all meat diet as I've read that really helps ferrets not get sick.

Today sucked and I have a horrible headache. There is some other stuff happening but that is not my story to tell.

EDIT: But the day can in fact get worse. While being nice and fetching the Jones from the bus stop I got a ticket because I didn't stop well enough at the really annoying stop sign down the street. The cop was nice though. My head hurts I'm going to sleep before the urge to cry becomes actual crying.
seorgia: (Default)
( May. 11th, 2008 08:05 pm)
Here's a quickie post. The new ferret has arrived and they are getting along alright. A bit of fighting as they develop a pecking order but otherwise things are okay. They are both very handleable and do not seem inclined to bite. The boy is curled up in his little nest and the girl is for some reason curled up on the friggin' shelf under the water bottle. Weirdo ferret.

I'm really fucking tired and I need to get my stupid lexapro script dropped again. So nap for me. i have finals all this week oh the yay. I'm gonna spend later tonight and all of tomorrow studying like a fiend. I have two on tuesday, one on thursday and one on friday. Yay the fun of my life *chuckles*. I suspect I will do alright. I need more time to studying but I feel okay. Not great but okay. It was a tough semester for so many reasons but I got through it and I think I'm going to pass everything. I may not get wonderful grades but i think i'll still pass well enough.
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