Friday, November 05, 2010
Will This Day Ever End?
My sister in law and I were suppose to go to the SPCA today. I could not leave my window stuck in the down position, so I called her and we met at repair shop. I figured the repair would be about $50.00. The surprise is to come later!
We went on to the SPCA and worked about 2.5 hours. One of the cats must have been having a bad day too, because she bite me. I received a call for the shop and they had found several things that needed to be fixed. It took about 0.5% of my monthly check. I just broke down in tears. Sally said she would help me pay some of the bill because I had no idea how I was going to make.
When we went to pick up the car there was an additional $500.00 of repairs that need done "soon". I opted out not to do them at the time because I was broke. I figured I had a few months by what I was told. I made it about 2/3 of the way home when smoke started pouring out of my car. Ironically this happen next to the cemetery Chris' nitch is in.
I was beyond hysterical when I called my sister in law. She told me to call the garage that had fixed the car to come out and check what was going on. She also came to me to take me back to the shop. I went inside the building Chris' nitch was at and poured my heart out to Chris. I know that was a dumb thing, but I told him how much I wish I could just join him.
The man from the garage arrived and looked at the car. The fuel pump had caused the radiator to "crack" and blow off the hose. Sallie arrived to hear the news. The car was unable to be driven. Fortunately I had AAA to have the car towed back to the shop. I was crying and shaking like a baby. Sallie drove me to the shop and loaned me the $500.00 to have the car fixed.There is still about $300.00 of repairs that need to be done in the next few months.I then had to wait an addition 2 hours while the car was being repaired. My pain pill had worn off a long time ago, so I could barely walk.
I am so thankful that Sallie was there to help me. If this had happen on Monday I would have been taking her to back surgery. As bad and costly as today has been, it would have been much worst for this to happen on Monday. I am so glad this day is over. Also the garage did not charge labor on replacing the radiator , which saved about $150.00.
On top of everything else I have not been able to post on a several of my blogging friend sites, because the "verification" of words. They were not present to type in. Also my icon to add a picture is missing. Is anyone else had trouble with blogger today or is it just me? I would write it it would let me!!!!!!! I'll try to respond again tomorrow.
After that my computer locked up and I had to call Alice for some help. She talked me through it!!!