Tuesday, January 13, 2009

When it rains, it pours

Wow. What a F-ing week I am having and it’s only Tuesday. On Monday Gary got home from work to find out that the puppy had had a party in our house. He had gotten into a basket of magazines and proceeded to tear them to shreds across the dining room and living room, he pulled the table cloth and items on the table down into the floor and started to chew on the folder with our ultrasound pics in it (luckily no damage done), he went in the kitchen and chewed his piddle pad to shreds (they are hard to clean up b/c they leave dusty fluff everywhere), then he peed on the rug and went upstairs and ate my DKNY glasses. I am not a brand name type of person, I don’t buy nice stuff, but those glasses were nice and I wear them a lot and with the baby coming and me getting up and down during the night I knew I would need them as I can’t sleep in contacts. So, I was fully expecting that I would have to buy new glasses this week for a couple hundred. Then I get up this morning and I can’t even explain what happened, I will blame it on my pregnant brain, but I was backing out of the left side of our garage, with plans to pull my car over to the right side and park in front and leave it running to heat up, I wanted to open the left side of the garage for the lady I carpool with to pull into b/c it’s easier to back in and out of….so I pull out and I cut it funny and ram on the gas for whatever reason and hit the garage and demolish my car. I mean demolish. I am going to have to get a whole new bumper, quarter panel, there is going to be body work involved, etc. I just stood in my driveway and cried. 2 seconds of stupidity for thousands of dollars in damage. That’s not even counting the fact that I messed up the garage door. So, the lady I carpool with pulled up and I’m like I don’t know what to do and she’s like put it back in the garage. So, I did and I got in the car with her. I couldn’t even close the garage door. Sigh. I am so sad. We soooo don’t have the money for that right now. I was supposed to take a trip to visit friends this weekend, but now I wonder if I can justify the money it’ll cost in gas and food? Gary is taking my car to the body shop right now and getting a rental car. I am so furious at myself. Our deductible is high and I’m sure our insurance will go up a good bit. This is the last thing we need at 6 months pregnant with a ton of home renovations going on. Okay I think I need to go to the bathroom at work and cry again.

8 comments:

Trishie said...

(((Monica)))

Mike said...

Deep breath...it will be alright. Everyone's ok and that's what counts. Garage door tracks come in sections for the simple fact that accidents happens and cars are designed in sections because accidents happen. As for the puppy, well, you can start child-proofing your house early and test it with the puppy! :)

cdnhollywood said...

Don't worry kid! It's all okay. No one's hurt. It's only stuff.

Try to stay calm and just enjoy the rest of the day. You've got a little happy one in the oven, remember? And it just gets better.

Supalinds said...

Ahh, I'm so sorry you are having a rotten week. Feel better friend!

JenC said...

Don't beat yourself up too much. It happens to the best of us. Hopefully, these little disasters will pave the way towards smooth sailing ahead!

triguyjt said...

deep breaths monica....

you have alot going on..and soon a little baby...in the grand scheme of things its just a car..

now as for the puppy....yikes....thats trouble....

justjoshfunk1 said...

Oh gosh, Girl. I'm so sorry all this has been happening. Things will ease down soon, and everything will be okay. It's never as bad as it seems. You'll see. Cheer up!

DaisyDuc said...

Aghhh sweetie, that is how things happen, always at the worst time! It sucks a big one but what can you do other than try not to beat yourself up over it! Hope your week looks up!

Good thing your pup is cute!

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