Mexican Pie

Now I’m not sure why it is called Mexican pie. It is more like a taco pie. This is something that my mom made for us all the time growing up. It was amazing. Now that I’m married and have kids of my own, I still enjoy my moms recipe. My mother enjoys that I cook it too because that means that we don’t have to do it.

What we need:

2 lbs of ground beef (I used 2 pounds because I cook for a lot of people and 2 pounds makes 4 pies)

4 Pillsbury frozen pie crust (Comes in a pack of 2 so just 2 packs)

2 cups of cheeses (I use the Fiesta style blend)

Re-fried beans. (The big can)

Taco seasoning

Salsa

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

First you need to cook the hamburger. Completely.  I cannot stress the importance of cooking ground beef completely. Once it has finished cooking, you need to drain the meat. Then you will need to put the meat back into the pan with the packet of taco seasoning. Add water according to the packet.  Let this sit for a few minutes. Then add the Salsa. I let this cook for a few minutes.

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While the meat mixture is cooking, open the big can of re-fried beans, put them into a bowl and heat it up. I found that warm beans are easier to spread.  Once the beans are warm spread the beans in the pies and up the sides. According to my mothers recipe, add cheese on top of the beans.

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This one had too much cheese, I removed some

After spreading the beans and cheese, you will need to add the taco meat mixture on top and add more cheese.

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The you just put it in the oven until the cheese is nice and bubbly. I added sour cream to my bowl and it was delicious.  My picky eater actually ate two bowls. Enjoy!

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Total Bellas October 11, 2017

Helga? Really Bryan? Burrito Joe? Wow they’re coming up with some awful names. It makes me feel better about settling on Birdie Joe

I wanna go to Mattel headquarters. Those dolls are completely adorable. I actually saw them at Toys R Us a couple of weeks ago. I thought about buying them for my daughter.  I don’t want Nikki to retire.

Vivian is completely adorable. Drinken? I don’t think that it is a word. Hey. Bryan got the 23 and me tests. I done that test myself. It was pretty awesome. I found out that I am mostly British and Irish. By the way Brie, Vikings are mostly Scandinavians.

JJ is hilarious. Getting followers is not very easy dude. I do think that they are a little harsh on JJ. But that’s what happens when you’re the little sibling.

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John and Nikki are so dirty. They’re also completely adorable and funny. John makes some valued points about why Nikki should retire. However, my personal opinion is I need more Nikki. I am so proud of the Bella’s for the wine launch but it is so expensive.

I would lose that bet in a heartbeat. By the way JJ, post after post after post will not get you more followers. It will actually turn people off. Really JJ?  The water hair flip? That is actually a funny idea. JJ mimicking Nikki. I do not need to see JJ’s white butt and thighs. And he really pulled that up his butt. #BetterThanNikki…. I think not.

Bryan is seriously the slowest envelope opener ever. Hey Brie, You’re more British and Irish just like me. Jewish? I love how Brie says that they’re the typical Mutt. I think we’re all mutts.

I agree with Brie. It is very interesting when you find out what your DNA is. I loved getting my results back.  However, when Brie was braiding the bread, I thought that she over kneaded the dough when she was braiding it.

JJ got his chest waxed. Bryan was recording it, which is something that I would totally do. However, women get waxed all the time. Bikini waxes. I feel like JJ does not have a very good pain tolerance. With the sympathy labor he screamed and it looked like it took a lot of power not to scream with the wax.

Brie is totally on a path to exploring all of her heritage. However, it doesn’t seem like she is exploring Bryan’s heritage. Which is half of Birdies DNA.

JJ is at Smackdown live with Nikki. While she is taking apart of the segment JJ decides to  take advantage of the superstars. JJ is taking photos with WWE Superstars for his instagram challenge. It is funny that Johnny is there witnessing it all. This family is the cutest group of individuals I have ever seen on reality TV.

I agree with Lauren about JJ not doing this bet for a reason. He’s just doing it because it was a bet. JJ says that his family having opinions pisses him off. Well everyone has opinions. Literally everyone walking on this Earth has an opinion about something. If opinions pisses JJ off from his family, the ones he’s supposed to care about what they think, then does everyone piss him off?

I love how Nikki talks about what she thinks JJ should be doing for his wife. I feel that Nikki is just looking out for her brother and his family.

Finally, Brie is celebrating Bryan’s heritage. It is so cute. Brie and Bryan are relationship goals. They are too adorable. Bryan said that he wants Birdie to check other and write we are all one. That is too cute and a statement I feel we need right about now.

I had completely forgot about Breezy Bella. I do remember when Nikki speared Breezy and her head look like it was in the wrong place for a spear.

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I love how John made her go get her neck looked at. He cares about herr so muh. I know there are some people who say that he is only with her for publicity or vice versa. But if you are a Bella fan, you totally know that they love each other.

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The preview for next weeks Total Bella’s looks like it is going to be a sad one.  I will see you then.

Riverdale Season 2 Premiere. October 11, 2017

I have been waiting months for the second season of Riverdale to come on. I absolutely adore Jughead. I have watched Cole Sprouse since he was so little.

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I love how Jughead narrates the series. Sprouse’s voice is so calming yet keeps you on your seats.  Archie driving his dad to the hospital while his dad is bleeding to death really pulls at the heartstrings.  No child should watch their parent get shot.  I really hope Fred pulls through  He really was a great father.

Fred dreams about Archie’s graduation, where he’s told he didn’t live to see his son graduate.  We are left wondering what is going on as the camera pulls back with Archie watching  as they work on his dad.

The next scene is Betty and her mom talking about Jughead and what they did or didn’t do after the jubilee. She receives the phone call from Archie about his dad.  Betty calls Veronica and Jughead.  They all race to the hospital to be with Archie.  Archie tells the story of what happened in the dinner, the end of season 1. Poor Archie is covered in blood. I absolutely adore Sprouse in this show.

After the commercial break, the cop comes to talk to Archie about what happened. Jughead tags along. Jughead asks what if it wasn’t a robbery, what if it was someone who had a grudge against Archie’s dad.

Archie tells Jughead away from the cops that maybe the Serpents are responsible since his dad had to fire them.  The doctor comes out and tells Archie that they were able to get the bullet out of his dad but he isn’t breathing on his own.

We are then transported back into Fred’s dream. Again, there is the luminous factor of Fred being dead but he doesn’t realize it. I wonder if this alludes to Fred actually dying. Would the writers have him be in a coma for a while? Or would they have him die by the end of the episode? Honestly, I hope he pulls through. He’s one of the good parents on the show.

It’s a good thing that Archie went home.  That poor dog probably needs some food or something. I agree with Veronica. Archie needs a shower, not cool being covered in blood. Gross. It’s cute how Veronica and Archie walk Vegas together.

Jughead calls the Serpents to the hospital so that he could ask them for a favor. He is asking that they find who shot Fred’s dad.

Archie finally takes a shower. We get to see his lovely abs. However, isn’t that a cast that he is wearing? I thought you weren’t supposed to get those wet.  Veronica is being very bold sneaking into the bathroom and shower to be with Archie. They haven’t been a couple all that long. Come on Veronica, you’re going to get in the shower with pearls on??? Archie still has blood on his hands.

Why is Cheryl in the hospital? What happened to Cheryl’s mom? I thought that her and her mother were outside the mansion as it burned? How did they she receive burns if she was outside?  Unless they’re trying to keep up the lie so that they can get the insurance money to build a new house.

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How is Fred’s wallet missing? Who stole it? Archie is lashing out. It is understandable. But you should at least apologize. Veronica is trying to help. Veronica is exactly what he needs right now.

The sheriff got a line up pretty fast for Archie to check.  Poor Archie.  I am dearly hoping that Veronica’s parents didn’t have anything to do with the shooting.  I quite enjoy Jughead on a motorcycle.  I think I am going to get distracted by Jughead.

Veronica talks to her mother about them possibly putting a hit on Fred. Which is another plausible course. Archie finally gets to see his dad and is told to only talk about good things. We slip back into Fred’s dream world where him and Archie are back in pops. Archie is showing him a ring and telling him that he’s getting married. Pop shows up and Fred is starting to bleed again.

Jughead and Betty arrive at Pop’s and ask him about what he saw. The guy had shot Fred didn’t take a single dollar.  This only further assures Jughead’s belief that the shooting was a hit. I love how Pop asks if Betty and Jughead are hungry.  Betty says No thanks and Jughead says he’s always hungry. That was a nice moment in this massive dark season premiere.

Jughead reassures Betty that he isn’t a Serpent. However, I don’t think that she believe him very much. This is going to be an interesting season for this couple.

Cheryl is seriously sadistic. I would be terrified to be around her. Seriously. She cut the oxygen off from her own mother.

Archie feels like he was a coward. But I see it like if he would have tried anything, he could have been killed.  Kiss of Life? Cheryl is one strange character.  Archie walks into his dad’s room where he see Cheryl kissing his dads forehead. Cheryl says that Archie gave him the kiss of life at the lake and now she’s passing it on to Fred.

Another one of Fred’s dream worlds where the shooter makes an appearance. Before he can get shot, he wakes up to see Archie. At least he hasn’t died.  Yet. I have watched a lot of Doctor shows and I know something can go wrong and he could possibly die of post surgical complications. But hey, here’s hoping nothing happens.  I just thought about it. Maybe Cheryl was right about the kiss of life thing.

I still think that Bughead (Betty and Jughead) is the cutest thing ever.  The serpents worked really fast about trying to get some answers.  However, I think Jughead is getting in over his head.

We finally see Veronica’s dad. Why is her mom so afraid of her dad? Oh yeah that’s right. He has connections. On a completely different note.. If I drank my parents alcohol I would be dead.

I can relate with Archie quite a bit. With my anxiety I worry about someone breaking into my house again. There have been many nights I don’t sleep for this reason.

So the robber is killing the music teacher. Fabulous. What does the teacher and Fred have in common? I guess we will have to wait til next week.

Dating someone who has anxiety.

Tips for dating someone with anxiety | ..don't agree with all of them, but everyone is different
As someone who has anxiety, I know that I am a handful. I totally feel bad about it as well. It is that reason that when I started dating my husband over 8 years ago I hid a lot of stuff from him. I didn’t want to scare him off by being too much. Or over reacting as some people believe. As I was scrolling through my social media this morning, I found this picture. I thought what an amazing idea. So I thought I would share it and break it down from my experience or what I’ve put my husband through in the past 8 years.

1.) Reassure them constantly

I am constantly thinking that I am over bearing or too clingy. Then there are times that I feel that he isn’t loving enough. Has he stopped loving me? Is he getting ready to bolt? Have I done something wrong? The thoughts have gotten less frequent lately. However, they have happened. I know that I have been quite annoying by asking the same questions like ‘how much do you love me?’ etc.. By being reassuring and talking to your significant other it will greatly help these thoughts become less frequent. Now, its not the same as never happening. I cannot turn my brain off or stop that bad little voice that says I’m being too much. But it is a good feeling that my husband understands where I am coming from instead of launching into an argument.

2.) Keep them in the loop of your life.

To me this is a big thing. I like to plan everything out. I like to have set times and things that are going to get done. I like to know what my husband has planned as well. I am constantly worried about his driving (riding with him scares me) so if he makes an unplanned trip to the game store instead of heading straight home it worries me. We know how long it takes to get from our house to his work and back. He also has to drive pass this intersection that has been known to have really bad wrecks. So being even just a little late scares me. There was also a time before we got married and weren’t living together that he decided he wanted to get a new car. But he didn’t share this tidbit with me. So as I was heading to work, I passed his house. There was a car there that I have never seen before. Although it wasn’t always my business what happened at his house, I didn’t know who was there. If our daughter was going to be there, I needed to know who was going to be around her. There are certain people who don’t respect my decision to not have smoking or drinking or drugs around my children so I don’t allow them around. Essentially, it is reassuring to your significant other if you fill them in on what you are doing. Not like the small stuff. I don’t need to know that he’s heading to the bathroom at work. That’s a little too much information.

3.) Text them when you are on your way and/or when you get home

This is very important for people with anxiety. If you’re getting home late or leaving late and don’t text your significant other who suffers with anxiety bad thoughts will be sure to happen. Like I have already stated, I worry about my husbands driving. So if he doesn’t text me to tell me he’s going to be late or he’s making a pit stop, I have the worst imagination for bad things happening. It is like constantly being a pessimist. Its awful. I’m pretty sure I am not the only one either. I also don’t condone texting while driving. I do, however, suggest sending a quick text message before leaving. We know how long it takes to get home. Add 5 to 10 minutes depending on traffic and let your boyfriend/girlfriend know. It will mean more than you realize.

4.) Hugs.

Have you ever seen that episode of Grey’s Anatomy where the heart doctor was autistic? Change made her freak out and to suppress her nervous system and calm her down she needed to be hugged tight. That works for people with anxiety as well. Hugs are always appreciated and hardly ever turned away.

5.) Triggers. Identify them.

This is not an easy task since anxiety manifest in people in different ways. It is hard to describe how my anxiety manifests because it has to do with a lot of things. Childhood memories, bad experiences, etc. Therefore, my triggers for certain things vary. Like today I had to get my brakes changed. They were so bad, it was almost to the point of having no brakes at all. That scares me dearly. I have been talking about getting my brakes changed for the past couple days. However, actually going to a shop to get them done is very hard for me. Talking to people face to face by myself makes me very anxious. My husband tried to take the car last night to get it done but they had already closed. He had planned on getting off early to get it done so that I wouldn’t have to possibly face an anxiety attack to get my car taken care of. However, this morning the brakes were so loud I sucked it up and went. I was very anxious standing in the shop with 4 guys asking to get my brakes fixed but I cannot even imagine the idea of no brakes with my kids in the car. (So that’s a win for me!!!) I had a mechanic shop that I was comfortable with. I knew them. I had used them for a while. Unfortunately, they went out of business. So finding a new business that would be patient with me and not try to overcharge me is not something I have been looking for.

6.) No Surprises. Unless you are certain it will make them happy.

I am not a surprise person. I like to know what is going to happen and when. That is why my husband has not tried to do a surprise birthday or anything like that. He doesn’t even try to sneak up on me. You know that cute thing where the guy goes behind the girl and covers her eyes and says ‘guess who?’ Yeah that’s not for me. I do believe I have elbowed him pretty hard before. I do not like surprises. I am pretty certain that anyone who suffers from anxiety is not a fan of surprises.

7.) Change is hard.

If that is not the truth. I do not like change. I do the same routine every morning. I get up, get lunches prepared. Wake my girls up. Get my oldest daughter ready for school. Pick my nephews up and then drop them off at school. My youngest daughter has a nap by 9 am. After that is a little more lenient. However, if we wake up late or something happens to throw off our morning it makes the rest of the day a little hard.

8.) Be there. Just be there.

This is so important. I think that it is very important to be with your significant other when they’re dealing with things. Also, don’t judge. We have a real disease. There is such a stigma around anxiety that it already makes it hard for us to talk about it. I have become such an introvert because people tend to throw my anxiety in my face like I am just making up an excuse. I love that my husband never judges me when I say I am feeling anxious or I am scared. I love how he tries to change his habits to make me a little less angry. Like when I am in the car with him, he increases his breaking distance because I am afraid his brakes will fail or he won’t stop in time and I’ll be in another wreck. It is so important to be with you significant other no matter what.

If you’re planning on spending your life with your significant other, it is important that you come to understand their anxiety. I think it is time we break the barrier and stop the stigma against mental illness. Speak up and speak out. We are not alone. We are one. If you have any other tips on how to date someone with anxiety, leave a comment. If your significant other does something that helps you through your anxious times, let me know. I would love to hear from you.

Kevin Probably. October 10, 2017 S01 Ep02

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Kevin Probably Saves the World Season One Episode Two airing October 10th, 2017 is called Listen Up.

Jason Ritter is a breath of fresh air in this inspirational show. I love how the show tackles suicide from both sides. The one who was down and out and tried as well as the family who feel helpless.

The show begins with Kevin doing push ups in the rain. Not a bad sight if I must say.  Come on Kevin, your angel isn’t going to give you the list. You got to work for it. A wet Kevin is a pretty Kevin. Well he’s pretty good looking no matter what.

I love how Kevin stopped to see the world more clearer and the production team slowed down the filming enough where you could see the individual drops. And now we get Kevin in his boxers  Come on Jason Ritter, you are making this hard to concentrate on the show.

Don’t worry Kevin, I am not very good at coffee machines. I agree with your sister, these flyers do not sound very appropriate. The brother sister aspect between Kevin and his sister is cute. If only siblings were always that nice.

This show is so cute and uplifting.  It is just what we need in the world right now with everything going on.  I remember my mom watching Three’s company when I was a kid. That was my first introduction to John Ritter, Jason’s dad.  Then I watched Raise your voice. The first thing that I ever saw Jason in.  He was so amazing in that movie that he made me cry.  When his character passed away, I bawled like a baby getting a shot. Then he kind of went off grid. He wasn’t in anything that was too main stream. That is until Parenthood. I honestly disliked how his character was treated in that show. He was so honest and pure and cute that I felt he should have been treated better. Now we have Kevin Probably Saves the World. This show is funny, intriguing, inspiration and all around fun that it is worth staying up an additional hour. (Even though I get up between 4 and 5 AM) Jason Ritter is capable of performing any scene with a type of lighthearted humor. I am curious if the Sheriff is from Marvel’s SHIELD. He looks failiar.

So we started the show with some sort of righteous boot camp.  Kevin then decided that he should get up at 4 AM ( if you don’t have to get up that early, why would you?) to make flyers trying to find who needs help.  However, like his sister pointed out, those flyers sounded a little dirty. He makes the flyers anyway and catches a ride to town with his sister. There he distributes his flyers. Except when he tries to place a flyer on a bulletin board they keep falling or disappearing because a flyer was more important. The universe was giving him a sign.

Kevin then tries to figure out what the owner of the flyer could need help with.  He is being very bothersome and prompts the sheriff to be called who gives him a ride home.  The talk between Kevin and his sister about his suicide attempt is what we need. There has always been this stigma around mental health. That attempting suicide isn’t a mental illness. That we should be ashamed of having any type of mental problems. This show is what I need.

After the conversation with his sister, Kevin goes to the party that his friend Joe is having. He feels kind of odd because everyone is asking him why he came back.  I find it very emotional when Kevin talks to the ones he helps about his mental illness and suicide attempt.  Changing a hard to reach light bulb sure escalated fast. His former girlfriend came to Kevin with a copy of his flyer asking what kind of services he offers.  She starts to list off things like plumbing. Although, Kevin did put that he could do anything on his flyer, there are some things that he cannot do. So she asks him if he can change a hard to reach light bulb. The next scene that we see is hot and heavy where Kevin crashes into and breaks a lamp.

Amy talking to herself about her brother is so adorable. She is a worried sister and it is something that I can relate to.  The rekindling between Kevin and his ex seems to be a one night stand as she did not want him to stay the night. So Kevin is forced to walk home arguing with Yvette.  Then the statement about a right way to have sex? that seems like a statement that will be breaking the internet.  Since Kevin didn’t call or text Amy to let her know that he wouldn’t be coming home or would be coming home late, she freaks out  This prompts Kevin’s niece to come find him.

After the one night stand, Kevin tries to get a date with Kristin only to be brushed off. Come to find out, Kevin didn’t break up with her the first go round.  I’m guessing it is a type of revenge. Like hey you broke my heart by not even answering my calls so you get the hang up now. Either way, it speaks to the viewers. I felt very sad for Kevin. He seems so cute and sincere.

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After the farmer’s market scene we see Kevin talking to Jake, the guy he is supposed to help. Kevin initially wanted him to ease into telling his dad he didn’t want to work in the beer company anymore. Yet he decided to up and quit. Which prompts his dad having a heart attack. While they are being placed in the ambulance, the son looks at Kevin and says “This is all your fault.” It is just not Kevin’s day. Brushed off by his ex and being blamed for a heart attack. His face just says it all. A street sign fell in front of Kevin, almost  hitting him, the angel tells him to go to the hospital, a couple stops and asks where the hospital is and a couple of ambulances pass by him as he is ignoring the signs.  The humor of this show is so adorable. At the house, the TV is also giving Kevin signs that he needs to go to the hospital. It appears that he really needs to listen to the universe.

Kevin had told the sheriff that Amy needed to fix the truck.  The exchange was a little weird.  When Kevin brings up the part to Amy they have an argument. I’m not quite sure how telling a cop that you could possibly use your sisters truck is telling your sisters business.  However, in a bad mood, Amy slams the trucks hood crushing Kevin’s hand. Another sign from the universe that Kevin needs to go to the hospital. His work isn’t done. That hood only bruised his hand. That’s an old truck so it should be mainly metal. That should have crushed his hand.  How cute that Amy talks to the truck as if it is her late husband John. Although it is cute its also sad. She misses her husband. The bond between the brother and sister in this show is so cute. They fight and make up and lean on each other. Kevin is so adorable. While in the hospital Kevin receives another sign to go see Jake’s dad.

Turns out that the heart attack that Kevin supposedly caused wasn’t a heart attack. It was an early sign. Something that most people don’t get. Basically the body letting them know that they need to make a change before they do have an actual heart attack.  There Kevin realizes that it wasn’t Jake he was supposed to help, it was Jake’s father.

Kevin gets into an elevator where a fish falls down.  Looking up he sees a bunch of water. Out of pure curiosity, that’s the only think I can guess, he touches the water and finds himself swimming in the ocean looking at an island. “You want to be my partner in crime, my ride or die”. This has to be my favorite quote of the show. Kevin calling Kristin pretending to be back in college is too cute. He is finally giving her the break up that she deserved all those years ago. I also love that they chose a 90’s song, Closing Time, to play in the background.

The final scene is Amy and Kevin riding in the fixed truck. They have such the cutest brother, sister relationship.  I know I have said this before but it is so adorable that I cannot help but mention every time they share a scene together.

I give this episode a full 10 stars. Just like the premiere, Kevin Probably and Jason Ritter delivers everything that was promised and more. This is a show that I hope never ends. I hate that I have to wait another week to see Jason Ritter’s cute, quirky self again.

SmackDown Live. October 10, 2017

Fatal Four Way Tag Match: Ascension v. Breezango v. Benjamin/gable v. Hype Bros: Winner=Benjamin/Gable

Becky Lynch V. Carmella: Winner=Lynch

Nakamura & Orton V. Rusev & Aiden English: Winner= Nakamura/Orton

AJ Styles V. Baron Corbin: Winner= Corbin

The Usos started the show off.  They recently won back the tag team titles at the Hell in a Cell pay per view this past Sunday.  Honestly, this match between Usos and the New Day was the best match of the night.  Although, Shane was an entertaining part of the night pushing the limits as only he can, the Usos should have been the main event.

The Usos didn’t really speak on the mic as much as they usually do before calling the New Day out.  Speaking of the New Day, why are they always thrusting their hips around and twerking. I thought this was a PG show. How is dancing like that PG? I mean if we’re going to allow that can we spice up some of the other stuff too? Ah the crowd chanting “New Day Rocks” it’s more like New Day Lost….again. It’s nice to hear the Usos showing respect for the amazing match that they put on with the New Day. However, it is kind of hard to listen to them talking because Jey’s voice is squeaking just a little bit. I do, however, greatly appreciate the respect shared between these two teams.

And then the Hype Brothers interrupt.  However, they are speaking truth. WWE does push the same people over and over.  Jey commented on Mojo’s career in NFL. That was quite the burn.  Shelton Benjamin and Chad Gable show up to try to declare their shot at the tag belts. Followed by Breezango and the Ascension. As anyone could predict Daniel Bryan came out to declare a match.  Daniel said it is a bad night for the tag team division to be fighting? Why is that Daniel.  Are we turning Daniel into a heel GM? Of course he is declaring a fatal four way tag match that starts right away.

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The fatal four way between Hype Bros, Breezango, Chad Gable and Shelton Benjamin, and The Ascension started after a commercial break with the Usos sitting by with the announce team.  I feel that the push for Benjamin is on the fence.  The crowd was so excited to have him back but I don’t feel that they have executed his push properly.  The Ascension and Breezango have not really been out in the ring very much.  Gable performed a take down perfectly. Typically in this type of match, all hell breaks loose.  Something that Smackdown live does better than Raw is that when a match is going on, they use split screens for commercials. This seems to be a great way to kick off Smackdown Live. Tyler Breeze almost stole a victory.  That would be an interesting turn of events to see these two against the Usos. Especially with the Usos heel attitudes. After a back and forth between Gable/Benjamin and Breezango, Gable/Benjamin pulled the win.

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Interesting enough, Nakamura and Randy Orton are going to tag with each other against Rusev and Aiden English.   A very short locker room segment trying to get a comment from Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn about their actions at the Hell in a Cell PPV.  Which I am still trying to decipher for myself. I know they were best friends but Owens turned on Zayn before. So what makes him think that it won’t happen again?? When it does, I really want to hear him complain about it. Which we all know he will.

I absolutely love what WWE does for charities and organization.  October is the month that WWE partners with Susan G. Komen to raise awarenss for brest cancer.

The review of the Woman’s title match from this past Sunday. If that match did anything, it signified that Charlotte had completely turned face and Nattie is the heel. Which the heel does look good on her.  Locker room segment between Nattie, Lana, Tamina and Carmella. It feels too scripted for me. All hell breaks loose between the entire women’s division.  I guess it is just the night for hell to break loose.

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Renee interviews Baron Corbin who won the US championship title this past Sunday.  However, AJ styles has already cashed in his rematch clause. Unfortunately, Corbin has talked so much that I no longer listen.

Up next is Becky Lynch and Carmella. This should be an interesting match. possibly. It certainly has the potential to be a great match. I am not so sure why Elsworth has to be tied to the post like a dog. That is kind of degrading to men. Now don’t get me wrong, I am not a fan of No Chin Elsworth, or at least not anymore. I thought his bit with Dean Ambrose was comical at first. Now that he is aligned with Carmella, it is getting old.  Carmellas new outfit reminds me of a bathing suit. That pink outfit is really bright. I don’t understand why she has to scream so much. The crowd seems to be on Becky’s side while Carmella is taking control. But she won’t win that fast. Off topic here, is it bad that I see wrestling in the mindset of what the Sin Video on youtube is going to be? The CinemaSin guy? Carmella seems to be getting better. However, Becky wins by submission.

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The Victorious Kevin Owens? He really wanted to be announced like that? At least he’s limping to the ring. I’m sorry, I really wanted Shane to win in that match.  I know that it is all a storyline and although they do really get hurt the things that are said and the winners are scripted. I have known this for a very long time. However, I do not ever agree with bringing someone’s kids into the story. Even if Shane said it was okay, I don’t think it was okay.  It is now time to tune out. Owens seems to overly talk way too much. So I only have to tune it every few seconds and he still talks about the same thing.  I see Sami Zayn coming out soon to agree with Owens and whatever. I understand Owens is a heel, but does he have to be a crybaby heel? These are things I question while Live Tweeting the show on Twitter….However, I have more thoughts than what 140 characters will allow.  Seriously Owens?? cutting in line at the pearly gates? I’m pretty sure they would only call you up from to kick you out.  Sami Zayn as a guardian angel? Kevin owens heaven? He is full of himself. However, I do still like Zayn’s music. You can’t help but dance to it. Even though right now I don’t want to like Zayn. Yeah Kevin you better be thanking Zayn. How is power bombing Zayn an eye opener? Ah this is where Zayn is turning heel. Just like Owens, Zayn has gone on this very long excuse for why he did what he did and why he turned against Shane.

Rusev and Aiden English versus Randy Orton and Nakamura is next. This is an interesting tag team. I like both Nakamura and Orton. However, the beginning of Nakamura’s entrance gives me a headache.  I do love his music tho and my daughter dances along with him which is cute.

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Orton and Rusev start the match off.  Their rivalry hasn’t been what I had hoped it would be. Both achieving quick victories over the other.  Orton slams Rusev on the announce table and it doesn’t break. That is when it really hurts. If the table breaks, it doesn’t hurt as bad. It does hurt but not as bad as when the table doesn’t break. Every time someone is thrown on a table and it doesn’t break, I wince. Rusev and English have control of the match very early on. Rusev and English are working very well with each other. I guess English was tired of being a jobber. I mean it was so bad that we didn’t even know he had an entrance music. I’m not a fan of English’s voice, personally. It is very nasally for my liking.  Finally, Orton made a tag to Nakamura and here he comes.  I always wondered why they started calling him ‘The Artist’? Don’t get me wrong, he is a master in the ring. Is it still an RKO out of nowhere if everyone is expecting one to be done in the match??

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Locker room segment with AJ Styles about his loss at the PPV. I realized that it is almost 9:30 EST with only 36 minutes left in the show and there has only been 3 matches. They haven’t even been long matches. There has been that much talking that it took up most of tonight’s program. Kind of like last night’s RAW. Not enough matches and too much talking.

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Luke Harper and Eric Rowan have made their return. In a very interesting and kind of creepy video, creating a new faction. Interesting.

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Here comes Roode with his annoying, yet catchy song that you don’t want to hear but gets stuck in your head for a long time.  He comes out in these robes that remind me of Ric Flair.  I wonder if he does this on purpose. I may not be a fan of Roode but he was brought up from NXT to spice things up. Why is it a night of talking? Seriously? When did wrestling become more about what they got to say and less about what they can do in the ring? Dolph Ziggler. I’m not sure what his whole gimmick is supposed to be. I know he’s doing this I’m not gonna do a flashy entrance because my actions are better or something. Did he ever resign his contract? I thought there were rumors about him going to New Japan. Dolph thinks hes the greatest in ring performer, I think he’s exaggerating this a little bit. Dolph accusing Roode of being a cheater? From my point of view, Roode was only mimicking what Dolph had done before the reversal. Hey Roode I agree with you. I am kind of sick of the talking. There has been so much talking tonight its crazy. Dolphs hair is so long and pretty. I am a little jealous. I wonder how much hair dye it takes to keep it blonde? Go figure, Ziggler wants a rematch but doesn’t want it tonight. At least they stopped talking.

Up next, Is the US Title match between Baron Corbin and AJ Styles.  I want to be in the crowd to do the “One Fall” chant. Wait I will be next month This is going to be fun. So Baron Corbin came out during the break? The fans at home didn’t get to see him come out? Doesn’t the challenger usually come out first? Could this foreshadow AJ getting his title back?  Is this match really going to take 15 minutes? I’m not sure if Corbin constant rolling out to the outside is a good thing or a bad thing. I mean it allows him to regain his composure but it could also lead to AJ performing some risky moves which could really cost Corbin.  So earlier they used the split screen for commercial during a match.  Why are we on the main event and they went to commercial without the split screen? This doesn’t make any sense. Com on now WWE, keep up some consistency.  How does anyone keep falling for Corbins baseball slide out of the ring, round the post then back in the ring? Thank you AJ for catching him before he could do that baseball slide move again. From the sounds of the crowd, they are thrilled with AJ as well. Did Corbin get the name for his finisher from the Marilyn Manson song? Thats what I think about when I hear it.  Baron could have and probably should have capitalized on his finisher but didn’t. Corbin hitting the post sounded awful. Slamming Aj’s head on the mat is an interesting and effective way to break out of the calf crusher. This has been quite a brutal match with Corbin retaining the title. Which I actually thought that he would probably lose.

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I am still baffled that there were only 4 matches total in tonight’s show. That is a little ridiculous. That means that there were more segments with talking than actual wrestling. Doesn’t the WWE creative team know that there are talk shows for talking. I understand the need for talking to communicate the story line but when it takes up most of the show then it is too much talking.  I hope you enjoy my recap and feelings on the show.  Like I said it is just way too much than the 140 characters that Twitter provides can handle. Let me know how you felt about tonight’s show. Is there anyone that you wanted to see tonight? Who did you want to win in each match? Look forward to hearing from you.

Is on time too late

Battling anxiety is no easy task.  In fact, I am anxious everyday.  I am constantly trying to put my life into a schedule. We get up at a certain time, leave the house at a certain time, pick my daughter up from school on a specific time. We eat dinner by a specific time, baths are done by a specific time. So what happens when something goes wrong and my little schedule is thrown off? Anxiety. That’s what.

I have been one of those people who believe that being on time is the same as being late. I arrive to pick my daughter up from school early, I am usually one of the first four people there.  Yes, I sit outside of the school for over an hour. Yes I know that sounds silly. But what if they needed to evacuate early? I would be there to sign her out and head on home. Also, it allows me to complete some of my school work in peace. I have a one year old who is attracted to my laptop. She will wake up from a dead sleep just to touch it if I have it open.  Luckily a kid learning tablet is currently distracting her.  Before I started being a stay at home mom I would always arrive 20 to 30 minutes early to work.  Not that I would start work that early to try to get more hours. Instead I would sit there and know that traffic wouldn’t cause me to be late.

What does being late have to do with anxiety? Well, having anxiety makes a lot of things difficult for me.  If I am late I feel that I would get fired. Or yelled at.  I arrive to school early so that my daughter will not feel like she’s being forgotten. I arrive to school early so we can make it home before the buses start down our road stopping every 20 feet. I tend to feel that people don’t like me. Or that maybe they’re talking behind my back about me.  It is a constant burden. And for that, I rarely have friends. Not any that don’t understand the difficulties of anxiety.

Now some times when I am anxious I can calm it down by moving. Walking back and forth, pacing. Or maybe organizing something. My one year old thinks it funny to take our movies off the shelves and reorganize them in un-alphabetical order. That drives me insane. Organizing things is a way to calm my anxious mind and my racing heart.

What do you do to calm your fears? Do you have any special quirks that help you in your battle with anxiety?  Remember, you are not alone. I would love to hear what helps you. late_stress