Monday, November 23, 2009

Vivid Nightmare

So this morning, Chet woke me saying, "it's 6:30" just after i dreamt that the 5 of us had just jumped on a train with only ourselves (as if we were homeless) and were kicked off by the other vagabonds already there.
I acknowledged him and evidently went back to sleep because I had this horrific dream:
I woke up on a bench seat, much like that of an older train but it was outside and i am not sure if i was on a train or just at the station. I groggily looked up and saw a blue denim backpack with flowers on the front sitting in a seat on the train located in front of me and thought, "Hey that looks like ours" then i saw Emma's little blue backpack we use as a diaper bag, then in the seat across, a couple of our duffle bags, and Aden's camo bag for his diabetes supplies. I looked around for Chet and the kids but didn't see them. I freaked out internally..."do i stay here and wait for them?"..."do i get on the train and stay with our things?"..."do i get on the train and go looking for them?"..."where could they be?"..."Why didn't Chet or Seth stay with the stuff?"..."Did something happen to them?"
I decided that if they were still on the train and i took the stuff and waited for them on the platform, Aden and Emma wouldn't have their insulin or bottles (respectively). And that someone needed to stay with the stuff so it didn't get taken or thrown off the train so, I got on and sat in a seat with the stuff; the whole time, looking for my family.
Then, a couple got on and sat ON our stuff, literally ON it! Underneath them were 2 duffle bags and Aden's camo bag. I asked them to give me my stuff back and they said, "this is our stuff." We argued back and forth for a while until i said, "I don't care if you have the duffle bags but the camo bag is my son's insulin and he needs it. Please give it back." They did and i sat down still wondering where everyone was.
The train started moving and i started freaking out even more..."Surely they will come to their seats now"..."or maybe they were in the bathroom - you would think they would be out by now."..."or something has gone horribly wrong." I started crying because i didn't know where they were and Aden didn't have his insulin. I rode all the way to somewhere (the next stop) bawling and no one caring why. I got off with all our stuff (minus the duffle bags) and started wandering aimlessly - still sobbing.
Then i woke, in my bed, between Chet and Emma...asked Chet to hold me and just started crying. He held me for a long time while i cried and told him this dream, reassuring me that I wont loose them and they aren't going anywhere. I *know* that but i am left trying to interpret this dream...

Thursday, November 12, 2009

The Blessings Get Even Better!

After Aden was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes, I started actively pursuing my new home-based business with Usborne’s incredible children's books. I have been extremely blessed in doing so. I am very excited to be a part of an established company with superb products. The Usborne Books and More opportunity has been one of the easiest and most rewarding things I have ever done! I love it so much; I am taking it one (or two) steps further.

First, I actually created a website name…with a bit of help from my brother-in-law. Check it out: . While you are there, you can enter to win a monthly drawing for $50 in free books. Remember to peruse the Sale Items, Web-Only Specials, Customer Specials (available with orders over $35) and Free Books Special (orders over $85). Please choose an eShow hostess to place your order as I get more commissions through eShows than direct website sales.

Second, I have set a goal and am looking for at least 2 more people to join me in this amazing adventure by 11/21. If you (or someone you know) have a love for quality products that enrich the lives of children & their families; want to have fun while earning unlimited income w/ flexible hours, bonuses, prizes, incentives, & free vacations; enjoy meeting people & being your own boss (free awesome training) with no minimums or inventory required; & are looking for a way to build an incredible home library, you need to take advantage of this awesome opportunity! Contact me about November's $59 (+ tax & free shipping) Starter Kit today! The Business Builder kit is usually $199! I can also offer $50 worth of FREE Usborne products for those serious about starting a business when you sign up by the 21st of November.

I will say, I have never been one to be comfortable standing up in front of people – friends or strangers – so I was surprised to find that I was pretty darn calm during my first Home Show in a room of mere acquaintances/strangers. All this to say, if *I* can do this, anyone can do this! It’s fun getting to know the hostesses and guests, being able to touch children’s lives through books, and getting paid to do it! It takes relatively little time or effort.

If you have any questions, are interested in hosting a party to earn free books, or earning some extra income; please call or email me. My home number is 405-815-4067 and my Usborne email address is You can also reach me through my facebook fan page (BookItDiabetes) and I'd love for you to follow me on twitter!

Happy Reading!