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Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Getting It Done...


Don't you love the feeling of getting must needed but dreaded things done? I know I do... I've been out of "bloggy land" for the past month doing my must dos... and getting hard or yucky jobs done...

I have a small little business that I have owned for about 15 years... What I do is process mortgage loans... You know the person who handles ALL your paperwork when you apply for a mortgage for a new home or refinance? Well I'm that girl... The girl that calls and asks for 20,000 paystubs, bank statements, and stupid letters to explain why you were late on a visa card in 1994.... It may sound crazy but I really do like what I do... Well the Department of Real Estate has been adding new rules and regulations over the past couple of years and one of those new rules is that a contract processor (me) now must carry a broker's license AND two (2) national and state endorsements in order to stay in business.. For the past two months I have been studying and the past 3 weeks studying like there was no tomorrow... I took my test last Monday and I Passed! I am a little surprised that I did... mostly due to the fact - I was experiencing a few panic attacks during the 5 hour ordeal.. That flipping test was hard.... So glad that it is over... and now I am onto 2 more hard tests... AND 20 hour of live instruction!!! The other two (2) tests - I should have done by summer time...

Another dreaded test I was due for was my colonoscopy.. I had that done last Thursday... The prep work the day before is the worst - that crap that they make us drink tastes like lemon furniture polish with a few healthy doses of salt... I have memories of sitting on the toilet letting it work while I'm drinking another 8 oz of that S#@!.... Like the visual???? ha ha.. By Thursday morning my colon was clean and shiny.. Clean enough for the doctor to find 2 new polops... I remember when I was waking up he said that my body sure likes having polops.. Last time I had 2 and the time before that 3 and of those 3 one of them was so large that it was causing complications... I have to say I am thankful to have insurance that allows me to go when I need to go and get whats needs to be done.. done... I'm suppose to go back in 4-5 years.. I'm thinking I'll go on my 50th birthday or there about...

There are more tests coming up that I will be studying for and examines that I don't like... Looking forward to having no more tests to take.. at least for a while...

Are there any "must do's" that you have to do but not doing?

PS - I was thinking about posting pictures of my shiny colon but my kids talked me out of it by saying that it was "EWWWW GROSSSS"... :)

3 comments:

  1. I had my first colonscope last summer. You're right that stuff is gross in more ways than one! Here's hopeing that all goes well with ALL tests results.

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  2. Hooray for you for passing that test! I'm supposed to be scheduling my first colonoscopy. I really need to do it, but am not looking forward to it!

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  3. Congrats on passing your various test and the up coming ones as well. Im sure you will do great!
    Thank you for stopping by this afternoon.
    I had a colonoscopy once and I said never again.
    I guess they are a neccessary evil.
    Blessings

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