Sitting Here Pouting

February 9, 2009 by Kailani  
Filed under blogging

I am so bummed!

I should be on an airplane somewhere over the pacific at this very moment on my way to Los Angeles. Thanks to Mom Bloggers Club, I was supposed to attend the Eastman Kodak Mom Blogger event in Irvine California this evening. It was to be dinner, mimosas, and lots of fun activities as Eastman Kodak shared with us all the wonderful things you can do at the Kodak Picture Kiosk including create photo books, Picture Movie DVD’s, collages, 5×7 or 8×10’s, poster prints and Greeting cards . . . all in just a matter of minutes.

Instead I’m home with what seems like either food poisoning or the stomach flu. Either way it’s not a pretty sight.

So now I’m sitting here drinking my ginger ale and pouting.

I was so determined to go that I actually got up at 4am, dragged myself out of bed, got myself ready, and started driving to the airport in rush hour traffic. Maybe it’s just nerves, I told myself. However, as I started to involuntarily dry heave in my car as I tried not to rear end the person in front of me, I knew I couldn’t go. I took the next exit and went home.

I wanted to cry! I mean, this is Eastman Kodak we’re talking about! Whaaaaa!

And as if that wasn’t bad enough, I was finally going to meet Rockin’ Mama Caryn in person. We work together at Family Review Network and she was scheduled to attend the same session.

Okay, now that I’ve shared my woes with you I think I’ll go back to pouting again. Besides, I think there’s a toilet with my name on it. TMI?

Update: I just received an email from Kodak saying that they would be willing to re-schedule with me for a day when I’m feeling better. Woo hoo! Things are looking up!

About the Author: Kailani:
Owner of An Island Life. A flight attendant and mother to 3 beautiful girls. . . living a blessed life in Hawaii.
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25 Responses to “Sitting Here Pouting”
  1. 1
    Jeannie says:

    I hope you feel better!!!!! =( That ROCKS that they will fit you in after you feel better!!!!! =)

    GET WELL!!!!!!!

  2. 2
    AmyG says:

    Aww… I’m sorry you missed your trip. :( I’m glad they are willing to reschedule for you! Yay!

    I hope you’re feeling better soon!

  3. 3
    Renee says:

    I’m glad that Kodak is willing to work with you on this. And I’m sorry that you aren’t feeling well…I hope it passes quickly.

  4. 4
    Deb - Mom of 3 Girls says:

    Oh that stinks! I know how hard it is to miss something you’ve been looking forward to like that. I’m glad that they will reschedule for you – that’s awesome! Now you just have to get well so you can make it that next time. :)

  5. 5
    Naomi says:

    Oh, wow. Sounds like fun! My obaasan lives in Irvine, too.

  6. 6
    Desert Songbird says:

    Yay for rescheduling, but I’m so sorry you’re ill. Yuck.

  7. 7
    Cathi says:

    You poor thing!!
    You know Kailani, when you reschedule, your more than welcome to leave the girls with us while you go!!

  8. 8
    groovyoldlady says:

    Oh Poor Kailani! That STINKS! I’m so sorry you’re missing your trip. (((((Kailani)))))

    Feel better soon, Dear Heart!

  9. 9
    Jen says:

    Ohhhh, so sorry! Feel better soon!!!

  10. 10
    Jenni Jiggety says:

    I am so sorry to hear you are sick…and glad that they can reschedule you!

    Feel better!

  11. 11
    pam says:

    I am sorry you missed your event, but at least there is a silver lining. Feel well.

  12. 12
    diana/sunshine says:

    so sorry to hear that you’re sick. and i can only imagine how disappointed you must have been. that was nice of them to offer you a rain check.

    hope you feel better soon.

  13. 13
    Sues2u2 says:

    Ugh, I hate the stomach flu/food poisoning! You have all my sympathies & empathies! I hope that this will pass quickly (no pun intended!).

    Yeah to the kodak co for being willing to reschedule.

  14. 14
    Ann says:

    Bad news lead to good new. I hope you feel better soon and I am really happy you get to reschedule.

  15. 15
    Lissete says:

    Hope you feel better soon. That’s great that they can reschedule. I’ll take mimosas over ginger ale any time! ;)

  16. 16
    Melissa says:

    I’m glad they’ll be able to get you in at another time! Sounds like a great trip

  17. 17
    Mozi Esme's Mommy says:

    You poor thing! Glad the opportunity’s not lost forever…

  18. 18
    Melody says:

    So sorry to hear you are ill! I know how that feels, wanting to go somewhere so badly and not being able to. I’m glad to hear they’ll reschedule you. Get better soon!

  19. 19
    TheAngelForever says:

    I hope you are starting to feel better. Glad to hear that you will be able to at least reschedule and see things later on.

  20. 20
    Qtpies7 says:

    Oh no! I would have tried to go, too! Poor thing! We have the sickies over here, too. It will not end. Over and over and over and over………… So tired of it.

    I am so glad you get to have another day with Kodak, but a bummer you don’t get to meet Caryn. I hope I can meet you ladies one day, too. Like at BlogHer???

  21. 21
    Holly Schwendiman says:

    Awww shucks, I’m so sorry! Hope you’re feeling ship shape now.


  22. 22
    Cindy Lietz, Polymer Clay Tutor says:

    Geez that sucks to be sick like that when you’ve got something great to do! I’m glad that it will be rescheduled for you though. That is nice. Take care of yourself and get better quick!

  23. 23
    VeRonda says:

    Hey Kailani… That was TMI (LOL!), but that’s okay. Anyway, it sucks to be sick. So, pouting is the best sense of control. I’m cracking up. I hope you feel better AND I’m so happy that you were able to reschedule. I want to be like you when I grow up… you know, that I can have KODAK calling to reschedule something… Hey, I’d be happy with a call. LOL! Get well soon.

  24. 24
    Caryn Bailey says:

    Hi Kailani! I hope you’re feeling better. I missed seeing you! I saw Stephanie from Bizzie Mommy (she’s so sweet). You definitely need to come out and do it because it was so awesome! I’ll email you the deets. Are you feeling better?

  25. 25
    Autumn @ My MoonBean says:

    I’m glad they are going to reschedule!!!


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