Happy Thanksgiving on this 22nd day of NaNo

Thanksgiving Day Greetings

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Thanksgiving is here.  I hope everyone is enjoying a peaceful day with family and friends, good food, maybe some football and parades.  As for me, I’ll be going in to work pretty soon…boo!  One good thing about it, the day will be so busy that it goes by quickly and I’ve got just the best crew working with me today, so that makes it much nicer…sure does help to be the one making out the schedule..heehee!!

I went in to work yesterday morning at 5 am, worked until 2:30.  Then I went home to try to get a little rest before going back in at 6 pm to help set the ad, at least I thought I was going to go in to help…kinda worked out a little differently than I’d planned…oh well, after Christmas we’ll be doing some major training of our associates so more people are capable of doing what needs to be done.  Just a little side note there…

Anyhow, after finishing the ad set and getting out the doorbusters for today, I finally made it out of the joint around 11:30ish…a 15 hour work day…wow!  That’s…I…oh my…that’s way too many hours for this old body to be working.  Now, I’ll be going in at 3 this afternoon.  As much as I hate to do it, I have to stop at Kroger to pick up bread and ice for my associates…can’t forget to take in the ham I baked…someone might like a nice juicy ham sandwich on their break tonight.  I know I will!

I wonder if customers will be lined up on the sidewalk when I get to work…there were a few out there last year when I went in…funny what people will do to get a bargain or two…Hey, I did do some shopping today…on Amazon!  Got a lightening deal watch for myself…I think that’ll be my Christmas present to myself.

I am so glad I did all of that extra writing earlier in the month.  My cushion has all but evaporated, but at least I’m still on schedule to finish on time.  I did sit down and write a little over 1000 words today.  I was actually on a roll when Chris called.  He was driving to the store where he’s filling in as manager so we chatted while he drove (I know, I know…distractions aren’t good while driving…).  So, as far as NaNo goes, I’m at 37,600 words now with a little over a week to go.  I’m going to have to force myself to sit down every evening for a while since I’ll only have one more day off work between now and the end of the month.  But I’ll get there…it may not be early, but I will reach 50,000 words by the end of November!

Hey, Happy Thanksgiving!!  Gobble, gobble!

9 Responses

  1. I’m sorry you are having to work so hard. I know it has to be draining. You may want/need to take extra vitamins, especially some liquid B12 to help keep you going. (i need to practice what i preach!) Try to get some rest! Take care. 🙂 Happy Thanksgiving!

    • Oh Amy…I should…I know I should…but I’ve been neglecting to take my regular vitamins and supplements…what a dork!! I guess I should just put in the little pill box I’ve got and take them to work with me. Is it a bad thing to take your vitamins with diet Pepsi???

      • no it is not bad cause i take mine w diet mtn dew! 🙂 i know what you mean….i started feeling a little bit of a cold and had to run and buy some zicam and that stuff is AMAZING! i dosed all day and believe it or not i feel better! it tastes HORRIBLE but i feel better. take your vitamins with diet pesi, girl! 🙂 and get some liquid b12! you will not believe how well it works!

      • Okay, okay…I have to stop at CVS tomorrow after work anyhow…I’m going to take your advice.

      • i got my liquid b12 at walgreens. the cvs stuff wasn’t strong enough. i think walgreens carries nature’s bounty which is stronger. 🙂

      • Uh oh…I bought the CVS stuff after work today…oh well…I’ll see how it works for me and go from there.

      • you got liquid b12 from cvs? what kind? their brand? their brand isn’t as potent and you have to take more.

      • Uhh…let me see, I bought the CVS brand…took some (recommended dose) this morning…whew~~ I’m still flying high…even after working 12 hours and stressing about corporate visit…of course, that could be a direct result of all of the caffeine I consumed!

  2. Glad to see you are still on track with NaNo!

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