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The Toe

I would love to post a picture of my big toe, but I think I would gross too many people out. Suffice it to say that's it's still pretty scary looking. I think it's taking a bit longer to heal (and scab over) since the gauze got stuck to it. I'm still soaking it or wrapping it in a wet towel for a while every night. Kaitlin went to Old Navy today and I had her pick me up a couple of new pairs of flip flops (2/$5-can't beat that price) since that's all I can wear right now. I keep a big bandaid on it when I'm at work, but I think that just agitates it even more, so once I'm home the bandaid comes off and I let it breathe. Aren't you all getting sick of "toe" posts by now?

We've started collecting boxes so the kids can start packing. Brandon got all their utilities set up today, and the countdown is on (17 or 18 days-keep reading). They are moving either Fri. July 31st or Sat. Aug. 1. They can't have the gas turned on until Monday the 3rd if they move on Saturday, so Kaitlin is going to e-mail their landlord and see if they can move in on the 31st. Corby is off work that whole week, and I'm off Thursday and Friday. Originally I was going to be gone that week to State College, PA with my boss, but our trip has been cancelled. I'm glad, because that would have been 5 less days with the kids.

Corby and Brandon went to the eye doctor today. They both needed new glasses and even with insurance it cost a ton of money. In fact, Corby isn't quite the shopper I am so I'm calling them in the morning to change something on his lenses so we can save about $80. What can I say - the guy needs me? LOL!

Kaitlin informed me today that she'd gone through my "pet" file and figured out how old the pets are. Cinnamon will be 6 this fall, Sugar just turned 5, Muffin is 3 and Abby was 1 in April. They will soon be the only "kids" we'll have left at home!

Today's music: Daughtry's new CD. Kaitlin picked it up at Target today.

Today's quote: "Accept challenges so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory." -- George S. Patton


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