Training the Mind of the Horse and Rider

Training the Mind of the Horse and Rider
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Friday, December 5, 2008

Brain Dead!

My brain hurts! My eyes hurt! My whole head hurts! I could just lay down and sleep the rest of the day away! I would love to snuggle under a fleece blanket on the couch and sleep the afternoon away! But I'm not at home, there is no couch. My head is still brain dead! Where is the caffeine? What, no coffee left in the coffee pot? That is a crime. I'll need to make another pot. (No, I'm not addicted to caffeine. I just need my coffee. AND...I drink 1/2 and 1/2. 1/2 caffeine, 1/2 decaf. AND I drink it weak so I can drink more of it. Did I say that I love to drink coffee on cold days, and when I am tired, and after a good meal, and....

Why does my brain hurt? I am trying to figure out a shopping cart for my store website. It is so confusing. I am confused! I have pushed so many buttons today that it is making my head swirl watching my keyboard. My eyes are about ready to bug out! I get so far on the design, then something seems wrong, and I delete everything that I have worked on for the previous hour. What I design does not look like the pictures of what the pages are suppose to look like! grrrrr.

Maybe this is why people pay other people to have this headache! On the bright side, I have a little more knowledge about websites, shopping carts, Buy Now tabs, and Checkout. That is what I would like to do...check out for awhile! Wrapped in a fleece blanket! Ahhhh. Maybe my thoughts are on sleep since it seems like I was awake every hour last night! (I hate these middle age hormones, but that is another subject for a really bad day!) On the bright side of that, I don't think I'll be cold this winter!

You may think that I don't have a clue about websites, but I do. I know what I like when I see it! I know what websites I like the designs of. I figure this is saving me money, but it's definitely not saving me time.

The wind is blowing and it is cold out. The day started at 17 degrees. Brrr!! It has warmed up. Even though it is 33 out, there is also a 20-30 per hour wind. What would that make the wind chill? I want to be on the couch, curled up with Laura Crum's book "Cutter" that just came. I want to curl my hands around a cup of instant Irish Creme cappucino.

Where's the coffee? I think I'll go through a drive-thru coffee hut after work and get a TALL Irish Creme latte! For now, I better go start that 2nd pot of coffee. I still have over 2 hours of work.

I better warm up before I get home. I have to stop and pick up 2 tank water heaters. The ice was so thick this morning, that I could hardly chop through it! I am NOT going to break ice another morning!


Nosnikta said...

Wow lol... I heard (through a grape-vine named Jay) that you were having a stressful day, but wow! after reading this I think you need a glass (or three) of wine and just back down a bit.

It helps to spell out how you feel though, doesn't it?

Leave the website alone for a day and breathe. I set up the website for the co-op and it was HELL! Persevere.. I know you can do it.

If there's anything I can do to help, let me know :-). However, that would entail me plopping my butt in your office, eating chips and maybe a beer or six while I explore and experiment.

It would be fun!!!!!!!!!!!

Hugs to you. I hope tomorrow will be better. ESPECIALLY! since I think I'm coming in there to try on jeans!!!!!!!!!! HA HA HA!

That will either cheer you up or cause you to go bald pulling your hair out watching me change clothes lol.

brenda said...

LOL!!! thanks for the laughs this morning! well....if you helped me, I would probably end up being brain dead from the wine!

I just need to take the next step and decide which shopping cart/store to buy or pay monthly fees, which I hate to do. BUT....all day yesterday, I played with a demo and ended up with nothing! A big fat zip! So...Monday is another day for decisions!

Yes, come into the store this morning! I need another good laugh, or 2, or 3!


Nosnikta said...

I slept in and Jay has to go take Ness to b-ball practice and I have to run to Walgreens to get makeup since I haven't worn makeup in about a year. I dug in my closet and found a dress that fits and I'll change it up with a jacket over it. I do need new jeans, but probably won't make it in this morning. My front room is filled with door-prize gifts for our xmas party tonight and I still have to sort through them!

See? this is what I get for spending my time fiddling with artwork rather than doing what I NEED to be doing!

I might pop in this week sometime and get some jeans. Also, I want to get Ness that pinkish-salmony colored halter and lead for Annie. So don't let anyone buy the last one!


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