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Thursday, January 27, 2011

Another tough day of lugging boxes at work - I'm exhausted.

Car having more problems - gave the garage 1 more chance to do right, they didn't, I've already found a new garage to go to that advertises only by word of mouth. Says a lot when they don't have to use discount cards and huge signs to bring you in.

The guy called - talked for 40 mins and he just listened to whatever I was tossing out there (Supernatural and car stuff mainly).

Too many bills, not enough money, and dwindling savings... what else is new.

Is tomorrow really Friday? Seems too good to be true. I need to sleep in!

  


Tough day at work

Thursday, January 27, 2011

I'm sore and exhausted today! I got to work to find an email asking me to help pull files and box them up for storage, then move last year's files to a different location. I spent most of my workday (around 5-6 hours) doing that today and will do more tomorrow. I put it into my tracker as moving (carrying boxes) as 2.5 hours (since not all of it was carrying). So many calories burned - unfortunately. grr SP is 'yelling' at me again for burning too many calories.

Not much else going on today. Only talked to the guy for a few minutes today (like yesterday). This talking every day thing just annoys me. See, usually if I have to see or talk to a guy more than 3x/week for the first month or 2, I get bored and throw him away. I don't understand the idea of giving up your life and spending all the time you can with someone you just met... I need some time to actually work them into my life before I spend that much time with him. I've yet to find a guy that understands that. So yeah, I'm almost using this guy to try to break my habit of throwing guys away when they annoy me, but oh well.

Time to drag myself to bed.

  
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1STATEOFDENIAL 1/29/2011 12:50AM

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MANDI99P 1/28/2011 10:09AM

    Just like you have told me, be yourself and you will find the right guy. If they can't take that you are strong and independent, and need your own life outside of them they aren't the right guy. Just don't be too quick to throw them away. it takes time to know if they are right for you. i have found that I do the same thing, but I know that its just my fear that I will really start to like a guy, just to have him throw me away. Sometimes you just have to take a chance and let someone in. Just keep your head up, I know you will find the right one.

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SIMPLY_RAE 1/27/2011 1:11AM

    Meh sorry to hear about your tough day at work :( Hang in there!!!!!!!! emoticon

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JMIRROR 1/27/2011 12:20AM

  Sounds like a tough day all around. Hang in there. JEC

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GRANDMABETTY60 1/27/2011 12:19AM

    Don't overdo the pulling, pushing, lifting. I did and I paid for it with sacro-illiitis. sp?? It's an inflammation of the muscles of the pelvis and along the tail bone. Very painful and debilitating! Had to do physical therapy from Nov. 15th until Jan. 12 which meant no exercising in the gym during that time. So hard to go back now. Really lost muscle tone. It's not worth it. So, take it as easy as you can.

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Decisions, good news, and a thank you

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Quick note: When the guy called this evening, twice, I didn't pick up. If he asks, I "accidentally forgot to turn the ringer back on after work". In reality, I just wasn't up to talking to him tonight. He left a vm saying he will call tomorrow. Okay then.

I'm trying to decide what to do this Friday evening. I can stay at home and watch Supernatural and maybe a movie or something else, I can drive 1.5hr each way to see my friends Quietdrive (band), or I can drive a half hour each way to see my friends CherryGun (cover band). Staying home means being a little lazy but also eating properly and hanging out on SP, plus minimal stress. Going to see Quietdrive means a lot of driving, a lot of rushing, a lot of stress, not being able to eat quite like I should, and dealing with crazed fans that will squish me - but I get to see my friends and get out of the house. Going to see CherryGun would definitely be fun, wouldn't horribly mess up my eating schedule, isn't a long or bad drive, but it is a small and crowded bar with a bunch of drunks around and parking by it is usually horrible. So I've gotta decide this.

Looks like I've gained back the 2 lbs I lost last week during my GP flare-up. It is a good thing, since after health problems caused me to lose 30 lbs since the end of 2009, I'm only about 10 lbs from being underweight and can't afford to keep losing more. (Those who are here to lose weight, please don't hold this against me - having my body starve me was horrible and painful and scary and there is nothing good about that weight loss.) I'm doing my best to keep my stress down so hopefully I won't have another GP flare-up for awhile.

As a final note, I want to say I am so proud of my SP friends who have been working hard to do a little better every day and are making progress in so many different ways. You, my friends, mean a lot to me and I am PROUD to know you! It gives me joy every time I can support you. You have helped me by sharing your ups and downs and your support, as well as giving me the opportunity to support you in any way I can. THANK YOU!
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MANDI99P 1/26/2011 10:08PM

    Just want you to know that you are my biggest source of support, and I am very grateful to have met you. You truly are a beautiful person.

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MOM2ACAT 1/26/2011 3:23PM

    Have fun, whatever you decide to do!

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1STATEOFDENIAL 1/25/2011 11:28PM

    Missing Supernatural isn't as bad as it sounds. I DVR every episode, so I could watch it Saturday morning. Though sometimes it is more fun to watch it as it airs.

I'm going to debate it then see how I'm feeling on Friday. I missed CherryGun when they were 10 minutes away last week because I didn't feel well (and it was a Wednesday night). And you're right, seeing Quietdrive can be a pain. haha

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SIMPLY_RAE 1/25/2011 11:09PM

    I'm all for going out and seeing friends, but it seems like going to see Quietdrive would be kind of a pain!!! Going to see Cherrygun sounds fun but then again it IS supernatural you'd be missing hehe emoticon But on the brightside you can always watch it online on Tuesday I believe! So maybe go see Cherrygun and enjoy yourself! That sounds like a super duper blast!

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I'm making this about me.

Monday, January 24, 2011

Long day at work + already tired means I dozed on the couch for a bit during the evening news. Oops. Think I had a little too much fiber today (still trying to build back from last week) so my stomach is a little annoyed. But I'm hanging in there.

As for the guy, he was calling again tonight. He asked to come over again. I think I need to spell it out for him - I'm not ready for him to come to my house, I'm not going to sleep with him, and I am definitely not ready to have him all up in my life. At the same time, I'm pretty certain he isn't married. He's younger than me so he wants to party - I get that. In the past I throw guys away so easily because they tend to annoy me, but I want to stop doing that and at least learn how to open my life to let others in now and again. If he is bad, he will blow it soon enough and then I'll put my foot down. I'm making this about me, not about him.
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STARRZ57 1/26/2011 7:46PM

    emoticon You have the right idea!

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    That's the right attitude to have!!!! wooooooo!!!!!! emoticon

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It's not a big deal

Sunday, January 23, 2011

The guy I talked to on the phone last night called in the middle of the night drunk asking to come to my house to 'sober up'. I didn't pick up the phone but he left this on my voicemail. That wasn't a smart idea, but whatever. He called around noon to ask about doing something later today. I offered up a movie and we planned which one at what time and I said I would meet him there. So I showered, made dinner for myself, and was starting to put on a little makeup when he called to cancel.

He said his sister and her boyfriend just got into a car accident and he had to go to the hospital to be with his family. But he would try to get out of there soon enough to come to my house before I went to bed. Well, there are some things going on here: my head is telling me this is just a joke and he was making an excuse to not go out with me... also I have to wonder after the 3am phone call if the reason he keeps asking to just come to my house is that he wants what I'm not willing to give. I keep finding ways to not have him come over because I do not want someone I just met coming to my house. Plus if he wants just a one night stand, I am worth more than that and it will not happen. Even with that, there is an honest possibility that he is a decent guy who just wants to see me so that's why he keeps asking to come over and that his sister did really get hurt and that's the real reason he cancelled.

This is one of those times I'm glad I didn't get my hopes up. I try to never get my hopes up, as I am usually let down horribly every time I do. At most I was thinking I could just spend some time with this guy to see what happens, while sticking to what I want and do not want from a guy. It's okay... I'm turning 30 this June and haven't had anything semi-resembling a date in over 5 years, and haven't had a boyfriend in going on 11 years. I've learned how to be totally independent and single (even if I don't like it), so having just having a guy ask me out is a shock.

Speaking of my birthday, I'm trying to figure out what to do for my bday, since it is supposed to be a milestone. A party is a bad idea, since no one will come and I don't have money for it anyways. But I do have the idea that I want to do some glamourshots type thing. I've wanted to since I was in my mid teens, but never did. I'm thinking I should do it this year if I can find a place to do it at. I want my hair and makeup done, possibly have wardrobe provided (if it isn't completely expensive), and have some nice pictures taken. Has anyone done something like that; if so what company did you use?

  
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MOM2ACAT 1/24/2011 3:52PM

    I've never done anything like Glamour Shots but I think that is a fantastic idea!

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SIMPLY_RAE 1/24/2011 2:32PM

    I think having pictures taken would be fantastic!!! I say treat yourself!!! As far as the guy, I have been going through that situation the past couple months. I get calls at like 3 am and its always the "I'm drunk, can I come over?" thing. What I would recommend is just ignore him. As stated above he obviously has some kind of drinking problem and the whole "car accident" was probably all rubbish! So yes, stay away!

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BEVERLEAF 1/23/2011 11:52PM

    STAY AWAY from that guy! If he calls again, tell him you have a new boyfriend and you're busy. He's either married & only calls you when his wife throws him out because he's drunk, or he's not married for some very good reasons, one of which might be drinking problems. You don't need that! PLEASE stay away from him! I'm getting a case of the "huzzzzzzies" just thinking about it! I want to see some nice, happy photos of you on your birthday on this website! I'm praying you'll take my advice ...
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