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Sunday, September 14, 2008

Last night Adam and I had dinner at Uptown Bistro, then went to Liquid to see Blacktop Bully and The Undecided. It was a pretty good night. Yet again we sneaked out a bit early because my sleepy ass couldn't hang. Joe Roach snapped a pic while Adam and I were talking to the lead of Undecided, Juana.

Adam, Jen and Juana

That huge ass bottle is not mine for the record. They fill those up for the bands, like a pitcher. Juana handed them to me as the picture was being taken because she thought it was a funny contrast - big bottle/little person. Thanks Juana!

Anyway, after we got home I went to bed and Adam stayed up to do more work on his video game. I'm not sure what time he went to bed this time, since I barely woke up when he got into bed. Either way I am not going to wake him up quite yet, even though I am starving. I think I'll do some homework to keep me busy.

Oh, I was supposed to call Becky today, duh! I better plug my phone in.
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Saturday, September 13, 2008

Adam stayed up til early morning working. I'm quite impressed at the kind of motivation and drive he has, and how he takes advantage of the momentum. He's been working like this all week actually. Aside from the website that I mentioned in the previous blog, he's also in the midst of creating a video game for his portfolio. Looks pretty cool, I already suggested he should use Logan to test it. =D Anyway, the down side is, he sleeps in really late. Can't blame him, except now I'm sitting in the living room, hungry, and debating on whether I should go eat without him, order a pizza (which will be cold by the time he gets up), or just wait. So far I'm going with the waiting idea, but it's not looking like it'll last. Most likely I'll just be a bad baby and wake him up. Hahahaha!

The week that past was all of the usual. Work, school, Phi Theta Kappa, and The Hills. Pretty routine. I was actually supposed to work today too, but it was cancelled due to system updates. It was a blessing in disguise because it allowed for a late Friday night. Adam and I went to see Surphace, Sidewise and Signum play at Lizard's Lounge. It was a fun night, even though we went home before the show ended only because I'm not used to staying up very late anymore. I'm not sure what we have stored for today. Like I said Adam is still sleeping. I already went to the mall, to keep myself from waking him out of boredom. I visited Forever 21. My new favorite store, and "browsed" aka made a list of things I want to buy but can't. If I get to do any overtime this coming up I think I will reward myself with a shopping spree.

Okay, I just woke Adam up. His cell phone rang and it was a call from his parents' house. I don't know about anyone else, but I am not one to miss a phone call intentionally so I ran the phone into the bedroom and woke him up with it. I guess he's not feeling the sense of urgency like I am though because he sent it to voicemail. Slacker! He says he'll be up in 5 minutes though so we'll see. I need to eat and take my medicine soon.

p.s. I love the way he smells in the morning.
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Wednesday, September 03, 2008

Sorry for the lack of any updates, school has started and I am desperately trying to keep up. My most fun and most intimidating class of my college career so far is suprisingly Spanish Readings. A class of 9 and 5 of them are native Spanish speakers. Ayayay! That's more than 50 percent and when you include the teacher, our class NEVER speaks English, (except when I or one of the three white kids start to look panicked.) Hahahahaha! But still very enjoyable. I love literature, so Spanish lit is a blast. It's a challenge to write an analysis on a story you only half understand, (despite the dictionary and BabelFish,) but it's a fresh perspective seeing different writing styles from another culture. I think. Yeah, I know, blah, blah, blah. Next subject.

Also, trying not to half ass my office for Phi Theta Kappa. I'm honestly making an effort to be an active member and productive officer. I'm actually doing my office hours right now. (The officers are required to hold atleast 2 office hours a week, basically to just sit here in case someone comes in with a question or wanting to join, etc.) I'm supposed to be revamping the PTK bulletin boards in 3 different buildings in the Andover and El Dorado campus, but instead I'm updating you guys. SHAME ON YOU!

Not a lot more to update on. Adam and I are the same as always. Same as always...am I allowed to say that yet? Adam and I are doing great.

Adam's completely immersed in his work right now, I think his favorite project so far. He's designed a mini cooper and has made it transform into a robot. It's actually pretty awesome. The mini cooper looks like a picture, you can't tell that he "drew" each part - the hood, the headlights, even the door handles and the leather seats, it's very realistic. (Don't ask me what program he uses, I've no idea.) Then he animated it to transform, which is a the part I've yet to see, but so excited about. He says now he's working on the website to display it on.

Since classes started for me, he stays at work later since I'm not there to beg for attention. Usually, when I don't have class he leaves as early as he can so we can sit at his house and debate on what not to do that night =D. Adam is big on watching movies. I'm big on going out. He likes to stay up all night and sleep in, I get up early, nap mid day and go to bed by 10:30pm. We are a beautiful mess. I give him props for being so patient though, but would like to smack him for his habit of laughing at me everytime I pout. It's never funny, y'know?

Oh, and a segway from Adam to my new favorite accessory. Last weekend, I was feeling bummed as I am prone to doing, and Adam and I went to the mall. I found this pretty little scarf for pretty little me at PacSun. I bought it because it made me feel special. =D. Then I found these tank tops that had lace trims. Adam bought those for me, a gray one and a pink one. I wore everything together and felt like a movie star. I know Adam think it's silly, but it's my new favorite obsession. I want to buy more scarves and more outfits to wear them with. I actually wore my scarf again today. I'm convinced it got cold because Mother Earth wanted to give me another chance to show off.

I think that's all the news I've got. I go to work, go to school, go to Adam's. Sometimes I get the chance to go out. The Hills Season 4 started and Mom and I have been trying to keep up to date with that. All in all the same, but completely different. Another post soon, hopefully.
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Monday, August 25, 2008

Lizard Lounge
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Sunday, August 24, 2008

Gavin Rossdale - Love Remains The Same

A thousand times I've seen you standing
Gravity like lunar landing
You make me wanna run till I find you
I shut the world away from here
I drift to you, you're all I hear
As everything we know fades to black

Half the time the world is ending
Truth is I am done pretending

I never thought that I
Had anymore to give
You're pushing me so far
Here I am without you
Drink to all that we have lost
Mistakes we have made
Everything will change
But,love remains the same

I find a place where we escape
Take you with me for the space
The city buzz sounds just like a fridge
I walk the streets through seven bars
I have to find just where you are
The faces seem to blur
They're all the same

Half the time the world is ending
Truth is I am done pretending

I never thought that I
Had anymore to give
You're pushing me so far
Here I am without you
Drink to all that we have lost
Mistakes we have made
Everything will change
But love remains the same

So much more to say
So much to be done
Don't you trick me out
We shall overcome
It's all left still to play

We - we could have had the sun
Could have been inside
Instead we're over here

Half the time the world is ending
Truth is I am done pretending
Too much time too long defending
You and I are done pretending

I never thought that I
Had anymore to give
You're pushing me so far
Here I am without you
Drink to all that we have lost
Mistakes we have made
Everything will change
Everything will change

I, oh I,
I wish this could last forever
I, oh I,
as if this could last forever

Love remains the same
Love remains the same
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Sunday, August 17, 2008

Pictures of Carla's birthday dinner:




















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Sunday, August 10, 2008

Sunday again. Adam and I went shopping Saturday. I bought a pair of new jeans, size 3. It seems like I grew 3 sizes overnight. There goes all my 00 and 0 jeans. I can still fit into a size 1 though, but why even try? Gaining weight has been a lifetime goal, and I tend to celebrate it. My ultimate goal was to be 105 lbs, but it seems I've peaked at 101 lbs. Oh well, it's still an achievement nonetheless.

Adam and I also started running this morning. 4 blocks from Central to Douglas and back. I confess I couldn't run the whole way. Adam insists it is not a physical limitation but a matter of will power. For now that's all cow dung to me. Not until I can run the entire route backwards and smiling at the girl behind me who's barely breathing that I can be as cocky.

Oh, and a post of the new hair. Now that I've had a full week to appreciate it.


My friend Courtney from work did it. She also cut layers into my hair to accomodate the growing out of my bangs. She did a fantastic job. Adam is still complimenting it everyday. I felt and feel like a complete rock star. Great job, Courtney! Well, she is a licensed cosmetologist so I guess it's no great feat, but still, one can only hope to walk out of a salon so happy.

Posts of me in my new size 3 jeans soon. Only because it's so damn hot - the jeans and me as a size 3. Hahahaha!
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Saturday, August 02, 2008

At Adam's currently. He has gone off to do band stuff, and I am left alone to rock out to some NIN tunes and blog on borrowed time.

The work week went by quick. Despite having all the problems routed to my desk, (i.e. questions from coworkers, calls no one wants to take or make, and coworkers crying about other coworkers) it was a pretty good work week.

Yes, I've had already one coworker come to me for help and start bawling. Reminded me of Becky, only I didn't want to console her at all. She made the I'm-about-to-cry face, and I said "Aw, geez!" out loud which lead to her really crying. I told her to sit at my desk and compose herself, because I can't have her crying all over the office and went to talk to whoever made her cry. She wasn't doing her job, they were being mean. It wasn't office politics, it was high school. Either way, I spoke with my sup about the whole ordeal the next morning, and told her I don't like having people crying around me. The crying girl got fired on Friday, (not because of me, but because she wasn't catching up.) Much better I think. I'd rather deal with catty than whiney any day. (Becky knows this. Becky was a crier a long time ago, but she somehow convinced me she was worth consoling. Tricky!)

Spent the night last night here at Adam's. We had dinner at Fox and the Hounds, and actually went to bed early. He has been having sleeping issues so this morning I got up and let him sleep in. He says it made him feel tons better, which is good because he has been stressed a lot lately. His work or his band? Who knows. Atleast it's not me this time, right? This afternoon we ate lunch at Jimmy John's and went to Borders for a bit. When we go to Borders he always gets coffee and reads the magazines on the leather chairs. I sit and try to read for a minute but my ADHD kicks in and I end up walking around until he gets done. We got back home and I took a nap while he made t-shirt logos for his band. Everything seems very settled and comfortable now. Flowing smooth I think. I hope this is not all because I've medicated my psycho persona, but more because we've finally learned to get along.

Speaking of the meds, I've been on it for almost a full two months now. The main differences are: I feel tranquilized 24 hours a day, which from the level of hyperactivity I was at before brings me down to normal levels. I sleep more. I've gained 15 pounds. Adam and I haven't had a fight or broken up since. Mom and Dad are still annoying but I haven't had a fight with them either, or broken up with them :) I can sit at work for 8 hours without wanting to leave early, and I've woken up every morning without the urge to call in. (Well, yes, I'd still rather not work, but knowing I have to be at work is more automatic now.) All in all good changes, I think. I'm going on my third month this week, so I'll keep posting on what happens. Eventually, I'd like not to take the meds anymore but for now, since the changes are good, I don't want to stop taking it, atleast without talking to my doctor first. Why change a good thing, right?

Well, this ends my Saturday blog. I hope everyone else is doing well.
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Wednesday, July 30, 2008


7:05 am - At work writing all this down on Notepad, because I know I'll get interrupted intermittently but really still have enough time to write a novel. The new job is going better than expected. It's a new project being rolled out from a different branch. (I guess they are laying off.) There are only 20 in our team to take over this new project, but they are rolling it out at such a slow pace that really, there's not much to do...yet.

The new 7 am - 4pm schedule is starting to wreak. But I need it, because classes are about to start and it's the only schedule that will allow me to be at my Spanish Reading class semi-on time. (It starts at 4pm.) Last night I went to bed at 6pm, just so I could wake up this morning with enough time to do necessary grooming, like showering and brushing my teeth. I hope I won't have to go to bed at 6pm every night to keep up with this schedule. I blame the need to sleep for 12 hours on the medicine. I started taking it at 3pm so that I know for sure after midnight the effects have somehow subsided. Here's hoping that works.

8:08 am - Most of the crew is slowly staggering in. That means less than 40 minutes left before my first break. Desperately needing a smoke. The new meds don't help with the random anxiety attacks.

The Spanish qeue is across the pod from my team. I'm thinking I'll make new friends, so they can help me with my Spanish classes. Not a bad plan, right? Oh, and as well, I'm sure Eli will ask to be hooked up. Hahahahaha! I better start looking around for a good candidate.

9:55 am - They "found" us something to do. I have 9 calls to make for this morning and 5 left to do. The system is moving so slow however I can most likely blog a paragraph or two in between calls. Nice!

Somehow I got assigned Mother Goose of the team without me knowing it. Random questions come to me in regards to how to do things, work wise, and even though I know the answer I keep wondering why some of them go all the way across the office past our supervisor to ask me. And the guy beside me just spent 20 minutes talking out loud about an account and repeated "I'll just call them anyway" about 10 times, before I turned around and asked, "Are you talking to me?" And (a little bit rudely) replied, "do what you want to do, I'm not (enter supervisor's name here)." Sorry, I guess I am a bit irrate this morning.

Less than 45 minutes to go before lunch.


7:31 am - I guess I was busy from lunch on. After work I met Adam at Ajuua for dinner. We went back home afterwards and I tried to watch 21 on DVD, but only got through half of it. Adam had a show at Lizard's Lounge. I met him there, he had to stop by the band house to get his gear, and hung out and ate pizza with him until 9ish, and then I bailed to go to bed.

I spent the night at Adam's and had the weirdest dream. Adam had stuck around the bar instead of coming home after playing like he had told me, and somehow found himself in jail. So I was frantic trying to get him out. I woke up alone in bed, and called Adam's cell - it was 1:30am. He was in the living room unable to sleep. He got in bed with me and everything was better. Woke up this morning and got to work with 10 minutes to spare. Always a plus.

Today I'm eating the pizza leftover from Lizard's for lunch, and I also packed a Red Bull for after lunch. Sleepy still. Missing the bed with Adam still in it and all the pillows to surround us.
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Sunday, July 27, 2008

I can't believe I haven't posted since the 15th. What happened? I usually write in chronological order but maybe this time I'll try to do a back track. Seriously, where did the time go?

Currently sitting in my room, about to do some laundry, eat dinner and crash. My new permanent schedule is 7am - 4pm. It is going to be a chore just getting up early every morning. Just got home from spending half of last week at Adam's. We watched another movie today, Stepbrothers, which was as hilarious as I expected. I didn't plan on watching a movie this weekend since Adam bought a new TV this week but he said he was up for it. New TV usually means sitting in awe of the new toy for atleast a week or two, but I guess not. He's been thinking about getting a flat screen for weeks now, especially more since he got in the new house. Yesterday, when I decided I needed a nap, he decided to go to BestBuy and came home with his new toy. We will have to rent more movies instead of going out, to make up for what he spent. Friday night I was going to camp out in El Dorado, but I couldn't get a hold of Jen to get a sleeping bag, so I stayed out in Wichita instead. Same story for Thursday, drove to El Dorado after work, took advantage of the burger cook out and drove back. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday was mostly work except one of those days I had blood work done in the morning. Don't ask me which day, I'm still backtracking.

I've mainly been focusing on the new job. All this past week and the week before that. The weekend before, I worked at the bar on Friday night, got cut early and hung out with Adam. (Of course that means I didn't make money.) And Saturday I watched The Dark Knight with Adam and his cousin. That was another awesome movie.

The bar job has been more part time than anything. Which is still cool. Wednesday night I came by and got a check enough to cover my gas for the rest of the week =D. I'll probably keep working so long as they only schedule me the weekends. It's extra money (not a lot but enough) and it keeps me out of trouble on the weekends. I figure Fridays and Saturdays used to eat up all my money, so as long as I'm on the clock and not spending money, it's a good deal.

Adam and I are doing AWESOME! Actually, I can't believe we've been dating for almost 6 months now. Time has really flown by this past few weeks too. Getting really comfortable, especially since he moved out of the band house and we get a lot more alone time. Fewer fights, or atleast they don't escalate and last as long. I actually noticed last week that I get more attention than I really should. Adam is really good about that. He gives me enough baby talk and cuddle time, usually between us getting off work and him leaving for band practice. He's really good about making sure I get to talk to him on the phone before I go to bed, when I'm not spending the night at his house. He stocks his freezer with Snicker ice cream, and now Twix ice cream, just for me. He does so much for me, and I am very spoiled from all of it. I think I finally found someone who is to me what Daddy is for Mom. (Because we all know Daddy spoils Mom and humors her more than he should most the time.) Well, let's try not to jinx things. This new medicine might be making me more optimistic than usual. =D

Okay, I have to do laundry and get to bed early. Sorry if that recap left you more confused than anything. I seriously have no time these days. I hope it settles down soon. Classes are about to start. Uh-oh!
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