Tuesday, November 30, 2010

WORST Month Ever!

I try to live by the old adage my mother taught me about saying nothing if I can't say something nice, especially here in the blog-o-sphere.

I try to keep it light and positive, but this past month has had so many negative things that I just can't come up with any upbeat posts.

I started out the month getting mugged and my purse snatched while we were in Mexico. I'm still dealing with the aftermath of replacing all the things I lost with that purse. Of course, some of the things in there were not replacable (like the pictures inside the camera and other momentoes). This is only the second time in my life I was the victim of a physical crime against me (I was held up at gun point on my very first job at age 17) and I truly hope it will be the last! I know I was lucky that I was not badly injured, but I still don't feel particularly lucky.

Then last Friday, I had a near-tragic event. My little pug-wa-wa was attacked by a German Shepherd and almost killed. My dog was on a leash taking a walk two blocks from my house. The shepherd was running loose and attacked with absolutely no provocation. The teenaged boy who must have owned the other dog, rushed up, snapped on a leash and promptly disappeared.

Almost a thousand dollars and major surgery later, my poor little baby is recovering from her wounds. How or if she will recover from the psychological trauma is anyone's guess. I have a feeling I WON'T!

It was also not a good month to some of my close friends.

One of my Critique Partners lost her sister-in-law to liver cancer.

Another CP's mother had a stroke from which she is not expected to recover.

Sorry to be such a whiner, but I think you can understand why I'm glad to see this month end. And I hope to NEVER have another like it!

Please share your POSITIVE news and thoughts with Aunty! She is in sore need.


Mason Canyon said...

Sorry to hear about your month. It was a terrible month and hopefully December will make up for it with flying colors. Glad you weren't hurt when you were mugged. Hope your dog is doing better. When they hurt, we hurt. Sending you positive thoughts and vibes for a better December.

Thoughts in Progress

Loucinda McGary aka Aunty Cindy said...

Thanx Mason,

I appreciate all the positive vibes! The dog is doing much better. I'm amazed at her resiliency.

Dec. is already starting out on a positive note. My son may have a job interview!!! I'm trying not to get my hopes up, but as you can see, I'm failing miserably. ;-)


Helen said...

Aunty Cindy

Things are not going well for you at the moment big hugs I am glad to hear that Pug wa wa is doing better now and to get mugged is awful.
I am afraid that things are not all that good here either I have had Ron in hospital and he still isn't well I have a feeling he will be back in within a few days but he doesn't want to go one reason is that we have tickets to see The Eagles in concert on Monday night and he says he is not missing it so we will see.

AC every cloud has a silver lining and your son has a job interview and it is your birthday soon and Chrissy is coming up time for celebrations and lots of fun.

Sending happy vibes and thoughts

Have Fun

Jane said...

Hi Aunty Cindy,
Luckily you weren't physically hurt, but it sucks that you lost some irreplaceable things. Hope your dog is doing well. Sending good thoughts your way.

Loucinda McGary aka Aunty Cindy said...

Oh Helen,
So sorry to hear your DH has been feeling poorly. But LOL on him saying he will NOT miss the Eagles concert. I think I'd be pretty much the same. ;-)

I think we both need that silver lining about now!


Loucinda McGary aka Aunty Cindy said...

Thanx so much for the good thoughts, Jane!

I really appreciate them... and YOU! The dog is doing much better, almost back to her old self. She gets the external stitches out in another week.

My holiday season may yet be merry and bright. I hope yours is too!