Happy Hump Day

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I’ve got one world class snuggler on my hands here πŸ™‚ Ever since my tummy started hurting last night she has been snuggled up with me with her head resting on my tummy trying to snuggle away my tummy ache. Too cute!! When that didn’t work she made sure to come give me like a million kisses. I’ve got one world class nurse on my hands here. It’s amazing just how intuitive our pets can be. She knew right away that I wasn’t feeling well and what was wrong. She stood guard and tries her hardest to nurse me back to health. Her and I snuggled up and watched Weird Science last night till I fell asleep. She didn’t leave my side all night despite the fact that I was tossing and turning something fierce just to try to find a comfy way to lay that didn’t bug my tummy. I don’t know why it was hurting but I tell you it sure did come on really fast and get worse even faster. I made sure to snuggle up and go straight to bed as soon as I was off MFC. Sorry to cut and run everyone but a girls got to do what a girls got to do right πŸ˜›

I’m feeling better today. My tummy feels a lil funny but it doesn’t hurt like it did last night thank god. I’m making sure to get lots of fluids and only had toast for breakfast πŸ™‚ so far so good. I’m thinking a lazy morning in bed with my puppy will make this right. I’m hoping to be able to pop back online later today for a baby oil, bath show. But we’ll see. Worse comes to worse I think a bath is a great idea to make me feel better so I might as well come hang out with my buds while I do it right πŸ™‚ Other than that I don’t have much planned for today.

It’s hump day which means the weekend is just around the corner. I know I have a bunch of laundry and house cleaning to do this weekend so I might start on that a little later if I’m feeling up to it. I think that’s my new plan for now on. Rather than leave the house work and laundry for the weekend and take up my whole Sunday day cleaning I’m going to start doing it one job at a time during the week that way all I have to do Sunday is like vacuum and that’s it. My place isn’t that big so it only takes me 20 mins to vacuum the whole thing and that includes moving the couches and doing the edging too. I figure this will give me more time to have fun on the weekend and take a certain little furry friend to the park if it’s sunny. After all it’s getting to be that time of year where it’s always sunny on a Sunday. I’m always trying to find time to do nice things no matter how little they are for Kinzie. She goes out of her way to do the little things that she thinks will make me happy so I figure the least I can do is do some in return for her.

It’s gym day today since I kinda skipped it last night πŸ˜› I’m hoping that I’m feeling better and can at least go site on the recombinant bike, read my book and do some cardio. I figure that won’t bug my tummy. Plus I usually feel better after I work out so maybe all I need to do is kick start my body and help push out whatever bug might be bugging me πŸ™‚

The only problem being that I only have about 20 pages left in my book and well I don’t have another book lined up right about now. I really want to go grab the next one in the series that I am reading but I keep thinking to myself that I have a whole book case full of books, some I’ve read before and really really liked, others I got at the used book store when I took in some of mine and well just haven’t got around to reading. Then there’s ‘The Wheel of Time’ series that I started reading too that was really really good. My only problem with it is that each book it like 900 pages long and well it’s quiet the epic tale that flip flops between characters and there are a lot of main characters, something like 10 I would say and you keep picking up more along the way too. It seems to take so long for anything major to happen cause each character or group of characters seem to only make it about 10 more steps in their journey before it flips back to the other characters. That and I’m on book 5 now of the 13 book series but I don’t exactly remember what happened in 1-4 so to have to reread them just seems like torture. I’m more interested in a face passed book right now that is action packed.

I’m currently reading ‘Amaryllis’ by Jayne Castle. It’s kinda a romance novel, well ok no kidda about it it’s got quiet the sex scenes in it and well I like them πŸ˜€ WHat?! come on I’m allowed to read a little smut before bed, it helps me to have better dreams πŸ˜‰ I started reading ‘Orchid’ first cause Ms. Bryci recommended it to me and I loved it so I had to read the next one. I got Amaryllis off my wish list from a dear friend and well I haven’t been able to put it down ever since. Yes they are a romance novel, but they aren’t just about romance. They are paranormal murder mysteries that are set on another planet with characters that have psychic abilities and well psychic talents that have mutated into the human gene pool due to the strange planet that they got stranded on while space traveling. πŸ™‚ It’s really cool actually. Here’s a look at the 3 books that are all set on the same planet in the same city. They aren’t necessarily a series as they don’t follow the same characters in each book, but they do coincide with each other.

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Jayne Castle has a few other books out too that look really interesting. So far I love her writing style, it’s fast pace, with interesting characters and creative plot lines.

I’m really into the whole paranormal, sci fi, romance, murder mystery genre. Anything to do with witches, dragons, ghosts, vampires, werewolves, aliens, other worlds and planets, spirits ect I’m sooo there. Like the ‘True Blood’ series, I loved that it was awesome!! Way better than the show but I love that too πŸ˜€

I also just finished ‘Jumper’ which was really really good. Very different from the movie but good. There is a second and third book in the series that I have that I have really wanted to start reading but I don’t’ know it just never seems to be the right book at that point. It’s just not what I’m feeling right now I guess.

I also love mr. murder himself, Dean Koonts. My only problem with reading him is that he can get so freaken dark that well his books can kinda be depressing. I really loved the one about umm the circus… what was it…. oh man I can’t remember at this point. The last book of his I tried to read was ‘Watcher’ and well god it’s about a serial killer but it’s told from his point of view I believe. I got kinda creeped out and well a little depressed from reading it so I stopped.

I don’t know I think I just need to hit the book store and see what strikes my fancy. The only problem with that idea is that I keep thinking to myself I shouldn’t be going out and spending money on books when I have a book case full of books that I could reread or that hell I haven’t even picked up yet. I guess that’s the thriftier side in me wanting me to save money and not spend where it isn’t needed lol! I just need to make myself drive to the book store, once I’m there I won’t say no πŸ˜›

The other thing that I am really into right now is audio books. I upload them onto my ipod and listen to them while I’m working out at the gym. It’s really cool! So far I read or well listened to quiet a few books. I just grabbed a bunch more including ‘The Wheel of Time’ series πŸ˜› lol all 13 books too. I figure it might be easier to catch up on them this way. Plus this leaves my hands free at the gym while I’m doing cardio so that I can check my heart rate more often and get a better work out. Hell I’ve even gotten into listening to it while I do my weights. They are kind of addicting. Only problem is that when I listen to it before bed I tend to fall asleep with it on and loose my place. THey have been a bit of an adjustment for me though and I don’t think that I would have started listening to them if it wasn’t for the gym cause well I don’t know I guess I’m kinda of more of a hands on kinda person and prefer the feel of a book. The smell of the pages, the feel of the words on paper, I like it. Even old books they get this kinda musty knowledge filled smell to them lol! I can’t describe it, it just makes me feel cozy and homie.

Well off to grab some more toast πŸ˜› mmm I’m actually kind of hungry, I think that’s a good sign πŸ˜› Have a happy hump day everyone.



  1. Kairo   β€’  

    Some of my fave books that I’d recommend:

    *Timeline by Michael Crichton (Amazing fiction about time travel to medieval times, could not put it down)
    *Dune by Frank Herbert (Mind-bending, legendary sci-fi that I’ve read at least 5 times)
    *Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann (From 1966, about a bunch of Hollywood women abusing sleeping pills and crazy stuff, very good)
    *The Time Travellers Wife by Audrey Niffenegger (OK, I thought the movie looked totally gay so I never watched it, but the book got put in my hands. Holy shit… could not put it down… made me cry. One of the most epic love stories ever)

    If you’ve never read any of these… you must πŸ˜€

    • Katie   β€’     Author

      Hmm sounds good, I’ll have to make a list when I hit the book store for sure now πŸ™‚ thanks Kairo

  2. Andy   β€’  

    A good book is “The Night in Lisbon” Erich Maria Remarque. Such a story of love during the war, but I was captivated.

    But for you to recommend a series of “Anastasia” by Vladimir Megre. You remind me of the main character πŸ™‚

    • Katie   β€’     Author

      Cool thanks Andy for the book recomendations, I really need to make a great big list now πŸ˜› I think I’m headed to the book store first thing tomorrow πŸ™‚

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