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Thank God it’s Friday Feelings

TGIF bitches! Technically Friday doesn’t mean much to me. My days all roll into one. I have to look at my iPhone calendar every day so I know what day of the week it is, as well as the actual date. The only good thing about Fridays is that my husband is home on the weekend. OK sometimes that’s not a good thing. OK OK I’m just kidding. (or am I) 😈

This past week has been pretty uneventful. I did have a couple of really good meltdowns. Quite frankly sometimes they really do help. I spend my days playing in Facebook, putting my headphones on and cranking up my music as loud as they can go, reading when my eyes permit it, and of course television. I have pretty much every channel and streaming service known to man. Even then most of the time there’s nothing on. I keep my TV on all the time. Mostly it’s for background noise so I don’t fee so alone. But there really is only so much of the idiot box you can watch before you go absolutely insane. I stay away from the news channels for the main reason I cannot stand listening to the orange guy in the White House. Every time I hear him speak my IQ drops a few points. I prefer talking to my dog. The conversation is much more intelligent. there you have it… I don’t talk politics on here but now you know how I feel. Sorry, not fucking sorry at all! 

Now I am going to get lost in Bridget Jones’s Diary. To all reading, I hope you have a wonderful weekend! As always, have courage and be kind!


The Cable blues…

On Tuesday the cable was going out in the morning and kept on dropping. So I call and TWC [Time Warner Cable] tells me they are working on the lines in my area. NICE. Then she tells me that my modem [I own it] seems to be running to fast. OK! So she says I can use theirs, free of charge. That mine is older and may die soon. OK, sounds good. So a tech will be out that afternoon. GR8!! The tech comes and at this time the cable is back up. [don’t fix it if it ain’t broke] I tell him what the lady on the phone said, so we decide to replace it with theirs. Woo hoo all up and working good. He said they were still working on lines and that the next day someone would be back to finish something in the outside lines. Cool!

He was only gone 10 minutes and bam…lose the net. Now my network is not even showing up anymore. I call then straight away and they send a signal etc and nothing. Ok, another tech will be back tomorrow. OK then. I keep trying to set it back up. I can find the router no problem, but no internet is found. So, I wait. The new tech comes and replaces the modem with another one. We thought maybe the modem was bad. Now, he cannot even get it set it up. The only way in, is to hook my laptop up to the modem directly. WTH! It worked fine before you switched out my modem. On the advice of an associate on the phone. My original modem was fine. Oh why do I listen to people who don’t have a clue. I knew better than to change, but figured she must be right, right?! lol So, he says it must be my router settings need to be fixed and he cannot do that. He did try, but got nowhere. So I was like, ok then what do I do now? I guess hook up to modem directly. That defeats the whole ‘wireless’ purpose. Fine, I’ll play around and see what I can do.

He leaves and i start to play. All the issues are being caused by my isp’s dns server not being recognized. So, I call again, they do all the tests again, and nothing. So, guess what, a new tech for today between 5-7pm. Happy happy joy joy! Meanwhile I am still messing around with it. I get in a few times, but the connections goes fast. Every diagnostic says dns server issue contact isp for number. So, I call again asking for a dns number for my router. Nope, let’s try more signals. A BIG FAT NOTHING! The modem is reading the router, but the router won’t recognize the modem. I know this, been saying this for 2 days now. I now can find my network again [thanks to me] but it cannot find the net. Could this brand modem possibly not be compatible with my router? Why yes. A lady yesterday said for them to re-install mine there would be a charge! roflmao I think not, I said. I changed my modem on the advice of TWC employee, so you will change mine back for FREEEEE! The lady today says of course no charge. We will see if he has a different kind of modem and if not, go back to mine. They had better hope it works then. The modem has worked for the past 6 years and with this router for the past 3 years. It was back working the day they changed it out, so it had better work again.

So now I am hooked directly into the modem, bleck! If they cannot get the signals and dns to match, I’m done. I’ll go back to DSL. I never had a problem for the 8 years I had DSL in my old house. And now, they offer DSL here. [finally] So we shall see…

I am so lost without this thing they call the internet. This is my ticket to the outside world and so many friends I adore. I was getting so depressed. There are only so movies to watch and new shows to see. I am hoping to be back up and wireless again tonight. This hooking the cable to my laptop is not for me.

I miss you all, and will be back!! Don’t forget me! xoxo

Blessings and peace!