Monday, October 4, 2010

I swear to god, I think I’ve broken my body! I still hurt like hell and am having trouble walking. And I know the drive to Alabama will annihilate me. Oh well, I’ll just expect to be immobile for awhile after I arrive. I’m hoping I can find an inexpensive and cooperative doctor there who will see me and prescribe me my Vicodin quickly.

So, I’m going to be leaving mid-day Thursday, then staying the night with my friend, Shana, in Phoenix. Before that, I have to do the following:

Insure and register car

• Try to get another month of mood stabilizer samples for the road

• Empty out and repack my car as I did a horrible job the first time

• Find, package, and ship sold items

• Mapquest and print drive/destinations

• Confirm my couch stays

• Snacks, water, and other sundries

• Visit my mom

New cell provider and phone (I now have an Alabama area code. Weird.)

• Get my medical records from my primary doctor

• Check and close my PO box

• Find the paperwork for and donate my mom’s car

• Change of address forms

• Take pictures of everything

• Burn some CDs

• See Tasha

• See Keila

See Carlie

I think that’s it? I don’t know, I can’t really think of anything else though I’m sure I’ve forgotten things.

Tia and I already have plans to carve pumpkins soon and to go to Rocky Horror Picture Show! And my future roommate is taking me to a Halloween party! They’re both refusing to let me isolate, damn it. Thank god. And I’ve already met a couple of girls in the area who want to hang out. And a couple of dudes. Hopefully I’ll be able to start at the community college in January.

It’s a new start. And I’m going to make it count. I swear.

5 comments:

  1. I'm so proud of you!

    Also: update the ship-to addy for your Amazon wish list!

    -Karen aka Phreespirit

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  2. So excited for you, and I actually set aside money to donate, but got a 'fatal failure' when I clicked on the Tips icon.

    My brother took his life over the weekend, and I want to make a donation to you in his memory. His name is Elton Jerome, Jr.

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  3. My goodness, you certainly have accomplished a lot and I bet that last list of "to do" things will be completed soon too. Good luck on the road, enjoy the drive and take care...

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  4. Please take time to pause at open WIFI and let us know how the trip is going!

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  5. Tobey, I don't know you, but I'm sorry for your loss.

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