Today I am thankful my head is firmly attached to my shoulders. Yes, the discombobulation continues….and the vertigo :/. I am resigned to the fact it’s not going away on its own, so next week I will be visiting a doctor to diagnose the inner ear infection that has got to be causing this. Just when I thought it might be gone, this morning I was treated to a particularly wicked spin.
After an early morning appointment, I was meeting a friend for lunch before picking Thomas up from school for an ortho appointment. I was very early for lunch, it was too far to drive home, and frankly, I was thrilled to have AN HOUR to read some of my cyberpals. There was angel-devil-shoulder debate about reading instead, but when free wi-fi is in the house, I take advantage.
Please refer to sentence two of paragraph one now. My wireless connection was on the blitz [Insert your favorite profane statement here.]. I clicked everything I could think of to determine and repair the problem (it had worked fine earlier this week). Then…….after about half an hour, I sucked it up and called Tad. One of the error messages was to make sure my wireless switch was enabled–thing is, I don’t exactly have a switch, it’s a function of the function keys. He told me the toggle, and I toggled…nada. So, I kept clickin’ and even asked the very smart-looking student next to me if she had any ideas. Suffice it to say, her smart looks had nothing to do with computers.
Now it became a challenge–man vs. beast. Yes, BEAST. My laposaur was NOT going to win. I would not give it consent to make me feel inferior. So……I called 4-1-1 and got a connection to the Geek Squad at Best Buy. Yep, the Geek Squad. They told me the same thing Tad did, and without going in to the store, that was the best they could offer.
But guess what? I kept a’ clickin’ and finally……FINALLY, due diligence paid off. I figured it out–but can’t tell you because it’s a double-naught secret (aka I have no idea how to recreate it…something about enabling something that had been disabled. If I find out “how” it became disabled I will hurt someone). My student neighbor was proud of me. The staff at Panera was hopeful I would now give up my table or order more than a Pepsi (which I HAD to buy because of the companion nausea experienced during my ride on Vertigo) . Me? I could finally check in on a few of you. It only took an hour to show Mr. Lappy who’s the boss.
Except then my lunch date showed up and that was the end of that. Talk about timing :/.
I am very quickly visiting a few blogs since I’ve not had any time to do much reading/commenting the last 5 days.
I had a “vertigo” problem and it had something to do with calcium deposits in my ear…duh?
I promise not to pimp your blog anymore.
For just a moment, when you said your lunch showed up, I thought you meant because of your vertigo
Congrats on defeating the lap-o-thingy! I still don’t have wi-fi. I don’t think TV remotes were even invented when I bought my laptop.
WOO HOO! I’m impressed! I think the “lap-o-thingy” (LOL Lori!) would have defeated me 🙁
My mother has an occasional flare up of “vertigo”, however she has been given no reason for what may be causing it. From what I can tell, it’s NO FUN. I hope you start feeling better.
Way to go Robin! You da boss!
I saw on the news that an inner ear infection is going around – around adults, not kids.
the little hamster that spins the motor in my laptop died. I am not stuck to the wall with the desktop.
Go to the doctor.
I hope you get that medical problem sorted out… it’s starting to sound a little worrisome. Prayers. And more prayers. I think about praying for you at the oddest times, like just as I’m falling asleep. You’re covered here. Hugs.
kinda hanging around watching for your diagnosis ??????????????????????????
Some of the blogs I read, I would just say, awwww it just a dizzy dame,
but a little worried about your pretty spinning head.
hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm (just humming until you get back to us)
that sounds like no fun! Is anyone able to help you?!
HA!!! Glad you’re getting it figured out.
You see, this is why all my electronics are antiques. I don’t have time to select the right replacements.
And after years of ineffectiveness, I’ve become accustomed to their quirks.
What would I do with the newfangled problems??? I would surely go mad.
(yeah, yeah, I know. ALREADY THERE.)
Vertigo… maybe a delayed reaction to the Teacups and Disneyworld?
I’m baaaaack! Barely alive, but back.
I don’t like the looks of this at all!
It’s been Friday since anyone has seen you, no posts, no comments, very unusual. I sure hope you are OK.
Glad I clicked on your link this morning – needed a smile…(btw my favorite swear-word – ‘Nuts’ – don’t ask – but it is).
My lappy gave me a little attitude yesterday – couldn’t connect either – but I had to consult our son to figure out what in the world was wrong with it! He says it is my network-card that keeps knocking out the wireless connection in our home…okay – so how can I fix it? New network-card, Mom…
Oh well, guess I will be knocking out the connection for a little longer.
Have a blessed Monday.
Don’t you hate it when you have simple plans and hope to enjoy those plans or at least get some things accomplished and then those simple plans go awry and become overwhelmingly complicated? That’s exactly what happened to me today so I know how you feel!
Robin….I believe you are MIA right now. You ok?
You are now, officially, our Geek Squad!
Hey, hope you’re doin’ ok
Smash it into 1000 pieces. Works for me!
Robin, I just read your comments…and aw! You are so sweet! I am doing fine…it was just one of those nights. Yes, I do wish it were possible to write everything, but like you said, who knows who reads!! I am so glad to have “met” you as well!!