Showing posts from June, 2007
Okay.. first and most importantly, I wanted to mention that a family friend of mine went in for a double mastectomy yesterday. Readers Digest version of the story is: She had breast cancer about 7 years ago, found more lumps recently, and is going to do this so she never has to worry about it coming back. She will also be having reconstruction surgery, and the process is going to take six months. I'm mostly just asking for prayers for her and her family. Her name is Dar. Something else crazy about that whole thing that just amazes me is this: She was telling me all about what she has to do, and she has all sorts of choices to make. As if the decision to have both breasts removed wasn't enough of a huge choice. She gets to pick the shape of her new breast, whether she gets saline or silicone, and even the color of her areola. It just seems so crazy to me. Its like shopping for body parts. I guess I just don't get it. And for those of you who may be thinking the s
So this past weekend was a long one. I mean LONG! Anyway, Saturday I had to attend open houses (as well as help with) for both my brother and sister. It was wild. Mom got out of the hospital last Thursday, so she got to be there and everything. It was good, and everything ran smoothly for the most part, but it was a long day. Afterward, I went to a "Mardi Gras" party, and it was fun. My mask is awesome and I made it myself. I am very proud of it, but I'm not sure I got many pictures of it. Then Sunday, my Aunt Jo gave me two tickets for the AT & T VIP Section at Birthday Bash (for you out of staters, that's a free concert they give every year for the huge country station here). I got to see Whiskey Falls, Bombshel, Clint Black, and Josh Turner. There was another band and my mind totally blanked, but they were sooo good and I feel bad for forgetting the name. I'll remember it when it doesn't matter anymore. Anyway, it was soooo good. And it was
Just a quick update: My new job is going great. Kenny Rogers is back for the Tigers today! Welcome back, Kenny! We missed you! Mardi Gras weekend is this weekend. I made a mask and everything for our little shindig and it is PIMP. Pictures to be posted at a later date.... I might have to lay the smack down on someone this weekend. It is going to be AWESOME! My brother and sister's open houses are tomorrow. I am so ready for that to be over. Mom is out of the hospital and doing well. We're still not sure when she'll be able to go back to work. My sister and Nick are moving just around the corner from us now. I have been thinking of moving now that I have a new job. Its just up to debate whether I will wait to save money or just go for it. We had our company cookout today. It was good. They had Ice Cream and that made it even better! Nicole (formerly Bevins) had her baby on the 14th (which was her due date). Little Avery Noelle was born at 5lbs 14 oz..
I have to get this out there: If you ever have a chance to be contracted for a company by the name of K Force (They are a staffing agency that gets people temporary jobs) DON'T DO IT! They're trying to get a commission off of me because I got this job here, and they placed me in another job with the same company. This job isn't even in the same department, isn't even in the same building. I interviewed with them when I wasn't even contracted with K Force. I am irate right now. I may have delayed benefits, a temporary pay cut, or to have to work temp here for a while. I am pissed. This is so unethical to me that I can't even stand it. I applied online for this job! Not through them!
GOOD NEWS: I got a job! Its still at Foremost Insurance, but its in a different position! I'm so glad! I start Monday! Woo hoo! The only negative thing is that it is a second shift job. At this point, I don't care, because I will be making more than I've ever made before! (Thank you, applied music degree)
Why am I so stupid?! Okay, so for those of you who actually read this... You may remember the post from last week (I think) about the jerk who had the three girls to pick from and I might be one of them, and blah, blah, blah. Well, here's the latest update: He contacted me today (via Myspace) and told me that he had just called me at home, and was told that I was at work. He left me his cell phone to call when I got out of work. Well, despite my best judgement, I called him on my lunch. He acted weird, and said he was wondering if I wanted to hang out (but I was working). I know where this is going. He might as well have said "Hang out" (Quotes included) because anytime he has said that in the past it has translated to "make out." Perhaps I'm jumping to conclusions, but I don't really think that it is unfair for me to do that (based on the past). I'm not sure that he really wants to pursue me, I have a feeling like he just wants some affecti
I wanted to share this great song I found... somewhere. I keep a quote book and I read this, and thought "No wonder I wanted to remember that!" I just had to share it. Its an Apache song. Now you will feel no rain, for each of you will be a shelter to the other. Now you will feel no cold, for each of you will be warmth to the other. Go now to your dwelling place, to enter into your days together. And may your days be good and long on the earth.
Okay, I absolutely have to vent. So I apologize ahead of time. Let me know your thoughts about what I'm about to say (preferably AFTER you've read the post, a-thank you). Well, I have this friend... which I guess would be an accurate descriptor of him. He and I have... a history ... for lack of better words (yes- kissing in the walmart parking lot - Micah). Anyway- this history... is long (for our age). I've known him for... about 5 years, which seems crazy to me. Well, anyway, for one reason or another, things didn't ever really work out with us. And the last time I saw him was in November. Well, last week, out of the blue, he sent me a message (via myspace). His message basically said that he realized we hadn't talked in a while, and I should call him. Despite my better judgement I did, but it didn't matter, because no one answered. I proceeded to leave him a message on myspace jokingly saying he must have been in the bathroom (my precise words we