Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Quick Recap!

Alright, I promised I would update, so here it goes.... The last time I have posted was back in October... A lot has been going on since then to keep me busy. Over Halloween, I got the swine flu, yep, that's right, the swine flu.. I was way sick for a couple days and had a fever that just wouldn't go away. One day, my fever finally went down, then shot back up to 102. My sister, Michelle, urged me everyday to go to the doctor or the ER. But me, being who I am that doesn't go to doctors when she is sick, just kept putting it off. Saying, "it's too late to get an antibiotic now", or "what are they going to do to help me?". Well one day, I was just walking around the house and I had a really hard time breathing. So I called my mom to take me to the ER. Even while I was sitting in the waiting room I kept thinking that they were just going to send me home. It was finally my turn to go back, I said that it was possible that I had the swine flu, of course the nurse just looked at me and didn't believe me. She then had me take my jacket off and she said that my skin was burning hot. So she got her little thermometer thing that they slide across your forehead and she started freaking out. Which in turn I got really scared. My fever was at 105 and she said that my vitals were reading that I should have been seizureing right then. She started panicking saying that I was really really sick and they hadn't seen someone that sick in a really long time. She was trying to keep me calm, yet she was in panic mode. She hurried and rushed me back to a room and told me to strip down, 3 other nurses were right there with her putting cold rags all over my body and getting me hooked up to an IV. Nothing like this has ever happened to me so I was really scared and it all happened so fast. The doctor came in and talked to me, I had an EKG done and X-rays. The nurses were asking if I was delirious or hallucinating. As far as I knew, I wasn't :) The nurses also kept saying they couldn't believe how good I looked for how sick I was so they had a hard time believing it. I sat in the hospital with an IV for 4 hours, so I had 4 huge bags of liquid pumped into me, my eyes started to look swollen by the time I had left. From then on out, I took extra strength Tylenol every 4 hours just to make sure my fever didn't come back. So lesson learned... Even if you don't think you're that sick. Be aware of your symptoms and how long they last and get to the doctor if someone tells you that you should, because they can usually see more than we do. The worst part about this all, is that my mom made an AWESOME Lucy costume this year!!! I was so excited to wear it!! It's from the "Lucy's Rumba" episode, she did an amazing job on it. Maybe next year.....

In November, I had another big event! Not one I'm happy about though. So Thanksgiving day I was over at my Mom's for the majority of the day helping cook dinner and I made some desserts and everything. I stayed there until about 11:00 PM. I then decided to go home. When I got home, I started playing the piano for a bit, then decided to check my email, I went over and got on my laptop and it wasn't connecting to the internet. I thought that was really weird because it usually connects as soon as I open my laptop. I look over to where our wireless router was and it was missing.. Really weird.. So I text my old roommate and my current roommate to see if they maybe took it or moved it or something, they didn't. I then looked around the house, we had just cleaned so everything was in it's place except one box in my closet. I called me mom and she got scared so she had me come stay with her for the night. The next day, I came home and called the police because I also realized that my external hard drive that had ALL my pictures on it was missing as well. Slowly we started to notice more and more things were missing, also that the bolt on the french doors in my bedroom was unlocked. I was more pissed than anything that someone would take the dang external hard drive because I had just barely transferred all of my pictures over to it. Anyway, the cops came, did nothing really and left. I then got ready for the day and headed to my sisters because I was supposed to stay the night over there. The next day, I headed home, when I got there the house had been broken into again.... Yep, two days in a row!! Are you kidding me!?!?! This time I was a little more scared, I was the stupid girl in the movies that checks all the closets and everything instead of getting out of there. I was ready to kick some Butt!!!! This time, they took all of our bras and underwear, clean and dirty! That's a little unnerving.. So I called the cops again, they couldn't believe this was the second call two days in a row, they just kept saying it was someone we knew who knows when we are home or not. That's not a very good feeling to think that someone is watching you. So I didn't stay there for a few nights, we safe proofed the house in a lot of ways. Then I decided that they were not going to kick me out of my own house, there is no way I was going to be too scared to live there, I wasn't going to let that happen. So I had my brother give me and the house a blessing, then stayed the night there. WORST NIGHT OF MY LIFE!!!!!! So freakin' scary. Because whoever this was coming in, either came in or went out the doors in my bedroom, I slept maybe 1-2 hours all night, I woke up to every sound and the motion sensor lights even went on in the backyard, I had my mom's dog, but she is a big baby so she wouldn't have done much. She didn't even hear the noises I heard. The whole night I laid on my back watching both doors saying that I could not live in fear like that. I was tempted to leave and go to my Mom's or brothers but I was too scared to even get out of the bed. Needless to say, I didn't go back.... And that's why you may not see pictures, I'm still trying to clean that mess up.

December.... I moved out and back into Melissa's. While I'm really grateful for them and letting me live with them....again..... I'm totally mad and frustrated about the whole situation. I LOVED living in that house and me and my roommate got along great! It just really pisses me off that it had to happen.. I know everything happens for a reason, I just can't wait to find out why this happened.... There is some good news in December :) My sister Melanie and her husband Travis came out for Christmas!! It was really good to see them and fun to have them out here, we sure do miss them!! :) Christmas was good, we all had a lot of fun. We went to my brothers and played his new rockband that they got for Christmas, it was a blast :).

Today... Well I guess most recent of events, I've just been working and going to school, nothing too exciting but I'm hoping to go to St. George next month and also New York in June!!!! Wahoo!!!! I need to get out of here, I can hardly wait!!! All in all, things are good :) I'll just have to sift through my pictures to see if I have any recent ones and post them. I'm sure I have something. I'll try to be more up to date. Sorry for the novel, but you asked for it! ;-) hehehe jk

6 comments:

Shelly said...

Wasn't that so cool how I kept you on the phone telling you how sick I was while you were in the hospital dying of the swine flu! I am so self absorbed ;). I will clear this whole "why did this happen so that you had to move back here" question....I needed a Sunbeam teacher partner! And I prayed for YOU! I always get what I want. You're the best!

amy said...

You havent been busy at all! Jk, I miss you and we need to get together soon. Love ya

Diogo and Abby said...

Wow girl. That is pretty freaky and I would most definately have moved out like you did. I am glad you are ok! Thanks for the update. I am definately out of the loop with all you guys. Crazy how years pass huh. I miss you girl. Oh and when did you go to London? I saw the pic on the right side? Very cool. Loves.

Elise and John said...

Wow mindi! I'm sorry about your crazy few months! You've been through a lot. I hope your doing okay now, and New York? That'll be nice. So will St George. Have fun okay!

Megan and Cory said...

I can't believe your apartment got broken into TWICE!! You're brave for going back. Cory's niece was upstairs once and I didn't know it was her and I totally flipped out :) I'm glad you're ok though. Sorry about the pictures. That's heartbreaking :(

Stacy Carroll said...

Oh my gosh, that is super scary!! I'm so sorry for all that crap you had to go through! Hope things are better now!