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I'm Tired!!

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Yes, I'm tired, and not just because it's 12:55 AM! I'm actually tired of several things...

1. I'm tired of being SO inconsistent!! I always say I'm going to go the gym and get serious about losing weight, but I go maybe once or twice and then get busy doing other things.

2. I'm tired of being in relationships where I do ALL of the work!! I finally admitted to myself that I am single. I have men "friends" in my life, but that's all they will be! NOTHING I can do will change that! I'm glad I have them, but I'm ready for someone to come along who will treat me like the Princess I deserve to be treated as!

3. I'm tired of being unemployed!! Yes, I'm still working my temp job, but I've learned this month just how inconsistent the temp situation can be. 4 days of "unpaid" leave, getting paid two days late because I work for such a small place that unless people pay my boss, he can't pay the rest of us. Kind of makes me feel guilty....but as I've said before, I do consider myself BLESSED to be working anywhere! I'd just like some stability in SOME area of my life!!

Some "tired" areas of my life I have control over, some I don't. I've been too concerned about finding "Mr Right". I need to be more concerned about becoming the person that a "Mr Right" would even want to give a second look to! I've gotten to be a lazy slob lately and there's NO WAY anyone would want to date someone who is! Heck, I wouldn't even want to date myself at this moment!! Time to change that!!

And now, ladies and gents, I am physically tired, so I am going to bed!!

Have a blessed Sunday!!

emoticon GOD BLESS AMERICA!!!

  
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NELLIEC 9/19/2010 6:57PM

    Aggghhhh! Being tired sounds like another version of depression!

I am praying for you!!!

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I'm Blessed!!

Thursday, September 09, 2010

Well, the evening didn't look like it was going to turn out very well. I went to donate plasma again and was met with a HUGE delay, due to someone not doing my paperwork correctly on Monday. (I was lucky they were even OPEN on the morning of the holiday!) Anyway, the delay was worked out and I wasn't the last donor there! The staff appreciated my positive attitude as well and I even got a hug from one of the nurses!

From there I went to the Christian bookstore. I decided that my friend in Charlotte needed an uplifting card. I like sending him humorous cards, but decided he needed a different one this time. Got to chatting with the cashier about life and mentioned my current employment status (still temporary, but BLESSED to have that!). She commented on my upbeat spirit. It's ALL due to God's blessings! I know I'll come through this, even if it has been 18 months!

When I walked out of there, I felt AWESOME!! There's just SOMETHING about a Christian bookstore! emoticon Then I went to buy the Christmas ornament I wanted to get my cousin for her new baby. Have you seen the Noah's Ark ornament? It's ADORABLE!! Bought a little gummy candy (my weakness, so I don't do it often!) from a guy at a candy kiosk, bought dinner and came home.

(I'm sure you just wanted to know ALL about my evening, right?! emoticon)

I'll be even MORE blessed this weekend! I'm going to my Mom's tomorrow night. I'll get to have breakfast with my 93-year-old Grandpa on Saturday morning (our usual), go to the Kansas State Fair with my Mom on Saturday afternoon, and attend my alma mater's first football game of the season Saturday night! Then, of course, there's church on Sunday (that's ALWAYS a blessing!) and time with my sister and her family

Have a great weekend, everyone! I hope you are blessed richly as I have been!!

emoticon GOD BLESS AMERICA

R.I.P. Matthew M Flocco -- killed in the Pentagon 9/11/01 (the son of a friend of mine)

  
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NELLIEC 9/10/2010 5:04PM

    It is always good to see your blessings!

May God continue to bless you!!!

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SLIMMERSUSAN10 9/10/2010 12:50AM

    P.S. I found an "old friend" tonight as well, thanks to Amazon.com. Back before the days of CD players (or in the early days of them) I had a cassette box set of an AWESOME Christian singer named Steve Taylor. It was my mainstay in my walkman as I walked MANY laps around the track of the college I lived near. Due to it being cassettes, I completely wore out one of them, I played it so often! Well, I FOUND IT on CD!! It wasn't too much $, but I probably shouldn't have "splurged" on it until later. I'll find a way to replace that $ in my budget! emoticon

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Y-I-K-E-S!!!

Monday, September 06, 2010

Well, I stepped on the scale this morning when I went to donate plasma and just about cried!! I've NEVER weighed what I do now! This past month has been one emotional roller coaster after another and I tend to eat when those come along! This weekend hasn't been much better! TONS of food for those of us who volunteered for the Telethon and I partook!

So, I've gotten my WAKE-UP(!) call! Time to get crackin' before I REALLY weigh more than I ever have!

Tonight, I am going to head to bed early. I finally get to go back to work (my temp job --I've had 4 unpaid days off!) tomorrow!!

On the plus side...I did have a positive response to a resume' I sent. I had to send them back a company application, but I have a feeling I want more than they're willing to pay. I even cut my "asking price" by $3,000! We'll just see what God has to say!!

Have a terrific Tuesday, all!!

emoticon GOD BLESS AMERICA!!

  
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NELLIEC 9/7/2010 7:50PM

    I certainly hope the job application gives good results!!!

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VAMANOS 9/7/2010 1:32PM

    Best of luck for the job application. My hubby has been looking for permanent work for over two years now. We have been blessed he's been able to work a seasonal position for the park service for a little over a year--two appointments--and they even found me some work at one of the parks. This kind of stress doesn't help the weight-loss effort, does it?

That, however, is in your control. I know emoticon

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TRIXKIX27 9/7/2010 5:16AM

    Holidays are brutal when a person is trying to watch their food intake! I too have been struggling, but we can do it.

Good luck on you job application.

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TRIXKIX27 9/7/2010 5:15AM

    Holidays are brutal when a person is trying to watch their food intake! I too have been struggling, but we can do it.

Good luck on you job application.

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TRIXKIX27 9/7/2010 5:15AM

    Holidays are brutal when a person is trying to watch their food intake! I too have been struggling, but we can do it.

Good luck on you job application.

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September already?!

Saturday, September 04, 2010

Gee, didn't we JUST celebrate New Year's?! Hardly seems possible that in just a month or so, we'll start seeing Christmas decorations go up in the stores and are already seeing Halloween costumes!

I'm sure my neighbors are pleased with me now. I finally mowed the back yard. The only thing that was growing was the "water grass", which was about 2 feet taller than the rest of it so I could easily see where I'd mowed! The rest of it is dormant...

In the past, I always used Labor Day as a "jumping off point", so to speak, for the rest of the year. Which means that I've GOT to get in gear and start watching what I eat/exercise. My main problem is consistency! Well, really, it's that I'm L-A-Z-Y, but I can call it a consistency problem if I want to!! emoticon

Have a great weekend, all!! I'm working the Jerry Lewis Telethon on Sunday night & Monday. I used to stay up as long as I could when I was a little kid to watch it. It's a lot more fun to be involved in it!!

emoticon GOD BLESS AMERICA!!!

  
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YICHE12 9/4/2010 6:02PM

    Have a lovely weekend. emoticon

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Perspective -- Part 2

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Noticed I had another blog with the "Perspective" title on it back in May, thus the "Part 2"....

I've learned a lot about perspective just over the past 3 hours! Yes, I've been unemployed for 18 months and now my Grad School loans are coming due (I'm making good $ at my temp job, so I can't qualify for another deferment, but I don't know how much longer the temp job will last) but...

1. I didn't just have an adult son murdered last night like some good friends of mine from Topeka did.

2. I don't have 3 children to support on just a teacher's salary. A family member lost his job last month and just found out that his company decided to play "politics" with it and is preventing him from getting unemployment. (People there have done worse things and gotten away with just a slap on the wrist...)

My mom always told me there were people who are worse off than I, but I just didn't know them personally!! Now I do! Definitely puts things in perspective! I need to quit having "pity parties" for myself and start praying for those who are worse off than I am!!

GOD IS IN CONTROL!!!

Have a Marvelous Monday, all!! (WHERE did my weekend go?!)

emoticon GOD BLESS AMERICA!!

  
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NELLIEC 8/30/2010 4:44PM

    Definitely a matter of perspective!!! (And also a matter for prayer for the others!!!)

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