Thursday, February 18, 2016

This B#tch is back! :)

Well I'm back... I know it's been a while since I've put out anything on this blog.  Life has been so busy.  I'm working alot....well... for me anyway.  4 days a week.  So between that & just generally life stuff, it's been difficult to find free time to write.  But I'm home all alone at the moment.   Brian's doing some work stuff & Emily is involved in her school's musical & is at practice tonight.  She's only a freshman so I've very proud she tried out for it.  Her school is putting on "The Little Mermaid'' next month.  She's in the ensemble.   It really requires a lot of responsibility & I'm proud of her for sticking with it.  Not only do they practice a couple times a week but she has to keep her grades up.  Speaking of High School... Emily's doing really great!! It's not been all easy.  It's a big change & it was a big adjustment for Emily but she seems to be finally getting the hang of it.   In fact a few weeks ago 2nd marking period report cards came out... Emily made first honors!  Which means that she got all A's & B's.  WOW!  She did well the first marking period too, she made second honors.  Which means that she got all As, Bs & one C.   She's in all honors classes & the work is TOUGH! So I think she's doing great all things considered.  Her main issue really is not turning all her assignments in.  She does well in class & mostly well on test but then she gets a big goose-egg grade for missing an assignments.  I'm not sure what exactly the issue is.  I honestly believe it may have something to do with her "absence" seizures & perhaps missing some of what the teachers say.  I also think it's probably Emily being a day dreamer & not "focusing" so well either.  I'm sure it's a combo- thing.  We are working on some new "ideas" for her to try & we are hoping it improves.  So far this marking period aside from missing one assignment in World History-Honors, she's doing pretty good in that department.  Knock on wood.  High school is a big adjustment for all of us.  Emily being our only child, we've not been through this before. Well aside from when we went to high school... Trust me though..... It's a lot different than when Brian & I went to school.  Hell... we had "typing" class... you know on "electric" typewriters.  Shit since Brian is 8 years older than I am, his may not have even been "electric"...   LOL!  Nowadays... everything is online. Meaning resources, report cards, etc  Which I've found helpful & not so much.  It's nice the school has a "parent portal" for you to have access to how your kids are doing, but if the teacher doesn't input it in a timely matter... what good does it do.  Often times they put in an assignment AFTER it was due.  We are trying to help Emily & have her check on there but if it doesn't show up, it's not much help to her/or us.  It's not all bad though & some teachers are very good with it.   It's definitely nice, I just wish it was a little more reliable though, I guess since teacher's are only human... I'm sure they are trying their best.  What else?  Let's see... work is going pretty good.  I really really like everyone (for the most part) I work with, but earlier this year we found out that another pharmacy wants to buy our company.  Ugh... i swear it never fails, every company I ever worked for was bought out or sold.  I was hoping that would not happen at my current job since they've been around for quite a while.  My luck.  Anyway... right now we don't really know anything.  It's in the "early" stages & i believe nothing is "official" yet.  Or atleast that's what we've been told...I just hope they don't give us the he-ho without any notice.  I wish this new company would be our parent company & we could just stay the same.  But that probably won't happen.  Our store is really close to one of their stores so I can't imagine we'll be a store spared.  It sucks cause I love the location of our store.  It's close enough to walk to & like I said everyone is great! Fingers crossed it all works out. As they say though "Que Sera Sera... what ever will be will be!"  So I can't really worry about that too much.  On a depressing note... today I got the invitation to my 25th High school reunion.  Talk about feeling old. WOW! I don't really think I'm going to go,  I went to my 20th HS reunion & while it was nice to see everyone.  It was also a whole lot of awkward.   Not a feeling I love since pretty much that was high school for me. Been there done that. haha.  Alright I guess I'll go. I have to go to the grocery store while Emily's at practice.  SO it's about time I get going.  Hopefully I update sooner next time.  Take Care everyone!