Time to write

I’m waiting for Aaron to call me and let me know that he’s ready to be picked up at work. We both have really shitty jobs. The food business is not one that we intend on staying in for much longer. I’m always amazed at the lengths restaurants go to to keep their customers happy, that simultaneously fuck over their employees. Oh well. Money controls most.

I ran into Jonny at the ol’ HEB last night, and though it was unexpected, it was a nice visit. I have finally stopped listening to what everyone else has had to say about our break up and him. Forgiveness, at least in this situation, has proven key in helping us maintain a friendship. He will always remain a great friend of mine. That’s how it was always supposed to be. I’m so relieved that we have achieved that. I know he’s struggling with many inner demons right now, and I sincerely wish him a speedy and thorough recovery. There’s nothing worse than being your own worst enemy. I’ve spent too many years filled with anger and self-loathing, constantly berating myself over my appearance, my personality flaws. It’s a miserable existence that nobody deserves. Well, maybe a few people do. But life is meant to be filled with love and joy which must first flourish internally. Once that happens, everything else will fall into place. I’ve experienced it and nothing can change my mind.

I’m going to be a mom in about 8 months. It all still seems like a joke. But it’s not. There’s a tiny blueberry sized baby growing larger inside of me every day. This little one is starting to develop arms and legs, even eyelids. It’s baffling to try and imagine the formation of this baby. I can’t wait to see what he/she is going to look like, and what the gender is.


In a few hours, I’ll be gone.

And what I mean by that is, once I pick up Aaron from work at 9 this evening, we’ll be on the road! We’re going to his hometown for a few days. During this time I get to meet his dad and brother. For some reason, I’m more nervous to meet his brother than his dad. I have no clue why. I’m still incredibly excited. We both are. This will give us a much needed vacation from Austin.

Also, the first thing I saw when peeked out the window today was a pair of boobies. There were some topless women swimming in the pool. Only in Austin.


Internet!

When I sit in this orange chair, my computer is able to pick up internet. YES. This addict can finally get her internet fix.

So, we (Aaron, me, and our friend Starr) have officially moved into our new apartment. It’s beautiful. It offers me a quiet place to stay, room to work out, and a kitchen to finally do some healthy cooking. I can’t believe how much I actually missed cooking. I never, ever in a million years thought that I would enjoy it. It’s amazing how growing up changes your views on stuff.

Speaking of healthy cooking, I have blown my taste buds away with two meals that I made this week. You should try them.

1. Asian lettuce wraps

Stir fry chicken with onion, garlic, salt, and pepper

Layer brown rice, chicken, and shredded carrots in a lettuce leaf. Though you can top it with soy sauce, I recommend using Newman’s Own Sesame and Ginger dressing. You can find it in the salad dressing aisle. It is superb.

2. Mexican yumminess

Refried black beans, brown rice, cheese, sauteed onion and bell peppers, lettuce. Mix all ingredients together and enjoy. I just finished eating this. I kinda wish I had some hot sauce to put on top. Perhaps next time.

I am now in full health mode. I have some pounds to lose, for my health’s sake, and I know that I will be successful. Plus, I must admit, I’m not so fond of the love handles I have acquired over the summer. Tooooo much beer!!! haha..oh well.

Righty oh, this is today’s entry. Make those recipes. You won’t regret it.


Heeber jeebers!

I’ve been playing entirely too much Super Mario Brothers 3 lately. I’ve only done this out of boredom. Soon I will be a hard workin’ man, working full time to save up some money to get myself back into school.

I painted a Jesus cross onto my fingernail today and I have no idea why. It was one of those nail stencil thingies. It’s crooked and now I have a headache. This is the second day in a row that I’ve had a headache. I blame it on the (Jamie Foxx “blame it on the alcohol” style) a-a-a-a-a-allergies. Damn you, pollen, cedar, or whoever you are attacking my sinuses! You’ll win today, because I have no medication that will annihilate you. Grr.

Aaron’s parents come into town tomorrow and I am looking forward to the visit. This will be my second encounter with them. His mom is bringing burritos! YES!

I’m happy that upon my return to school I will not be majoring in nutrition or exercise science. Psychology and/or sociology is the route I should and will be taking. Healthy living shall remain a hobby of mine, not a career. But one day I WILL become a fitness instructor. I should get myself back in shape first. Ohhh boy, that will be a miserable task, but it must be done. I have thoroughly enjoyed these past few months of beer, pizza, and ice cream though. My body is now begging for some fresh, clean foods and exercise. I will give in to its demands!

It’s going to hurt…a lot.