Monday, April 21, 2008

This Weekend Wrap

Well, the project from hell is officially over, save for a few minor details. I was able to take Friday off to spend time with Mom and prepare for Saturday's soap show. Check out the pics here.

After the show, we played kickball with friends of ours in Danbury, CT. I haven't down this since the 6th grade, but I must tell you that it was a lot of fun. I guess you just never really forget how to play and that pang of anxiety still hits you right before you kick the ball. I am still sore from playing. I'd better get over it quick, though, 'cause we start softball this week and we've got 2 games to play. Hope the quads hold up for me this year.

We also watched an awesome documentary called, "King of Kong" about 2 dudes competing against each other for the Donkey Kong record. I encourage you to rent this - it was very compelling. I remember when my parents bought me a ColecoVision. DK was a big time obsession in the house for many months. Video games sort of bore me now.

Mom starts chemo this week. She's getting "prepped" on Tuesday, then goes in for her first treatment on Thursday. I bought her a book called, Crazy, Sexy Cancer Tips. She's a take charge type person, so I think that she will find this to be helpful. It's a real, "kick serious cancer butt" type book.

Speaking of butt kicking, both the Celtics AND the Red Sox were victorious yesterday. The C's made the Hawks look like a bunch of Strawberry Shortcake dolls in their 104-81 finish. And the Red Sox pulled the win out of thin air.

I can't believe the next Sox game starts in, like, an hour and a half.

Go Marathoners!

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Blogger DJDiva said...

hope your mom's chemo gets it all and she's back feeling better again soon.

I think TLC had a show called crazy, sexy cancer - Maybe it's related to the book? Oh wait - actually I guess it was a documentary movie that TLC aired: I heard it was really good (haven't seen it yet myself).

April 24, 2008 at 5:41 PM  
Blogger Kim said...

She had her 1st treatment yesterday and she siad that it went really well.

You are right on the documentary! I am thinking about getting it for her b/c she takes her laptop with her to the chemo treatments and this might be a good thing for her to watch. And, of course, Moonstruck.

April 25, 2008 at 3:35 AM  

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