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I’m On Probation

…with my roommate!  I just moved in here on the 19th, and yesterday, she tells me “I don’t think it’s gonna work out.”  Sadly, that wasn’t the first time I’d heard that one, but NEVER from a roommate!  She says this because of different schedules and she says she didn’t get but two nights of good sleep all week, and that she could hear when I came in at night (she needs decent earplugs, I am not loud coming in)

  1. Sunday night (first weeknight since I moved in):  I was on the phone with someone and she did have to come in twice saying she could hear everything through her earplugs.  The second time, I really thought I was quiet enough. She was back in bed by 11:30pm, I didn’t see it as that big of a deal, but would be more aware the next time
  2. Tuesday night: I came home late (around 2am) and she locked the top lock on the door, and I couldn’t get in the door.  I fooled with this lock for 20 minutes, waking her up was my LAST resort.  I tried to get in through the patio door…NOTHING worked.  I knocked the first time, and no response, the 2nd time, she came and got the door, and said you just have to fool with it.  The next day, she came home and said she tried to get it to work with my key, and it didn’t.  I also apologized for having to wake her up.  Not my fault, except I guess I could’ve been home earlier.
  3. Thursday night: I did get home late, was hanging out with The Mix for game night, and then went to Waffle house afterwards, and got into reading my book, THE SHACK, which I’m really liking.  I did turn on the radio, HOWEVER, it wasn’t loud (really, it wasn’t) and it took her a good half an hour to come in, of which, she just opened the door, and I wasn’t dressed (not cool!), but I’ll forgive that, she was probably blind without her contacts or glasses anyway.

I then went and talked to my mom and she told me to see about negotiating with her.  I thought about it and figured it was certainly worth a try, I can’t afford to move again, nor do I want to have to stress about finding a decent place to live again.  I then went in and asked her if I could stay if I came in by a certain time, and turned off all noise, if that would be an option.  She said she would think about it.  Today, she said we’ll do a trial run, until the middle of October, and see how it works out.  I agreed, and told her I appreciated a 2nd chance.  I also explained to her that, until I start working again, my schedule is off, but I’d be willing to go by her’s, and turn off all noise (which reminds me, I need to look for some cordless headphones, if there is such a thing).  The rent is so cheap, I’ll almost walk her dog just to stay (ALMOST, let’s not get crazy now!).  So, I have a curfew now, let’s hope she doesn’t find another reason to give me the boot!  My friend, Victor, said I shouldn’t have to negotiate, because I do pay, but it IS her condo, and I didn’t sign a lease.

On another note, do you think I have too many roommate issues, that I have a WHOLE category assigned to roommates?

Ringtones Gone Wild

I saw this video on youtube, and thought it was interesting, to say the least! Apparently, it’s an attempt to remind people to have safer sex, in India, in support of their AIDS campaign:

What do you think????  Would you want to have this ringtone on your phone, and do you think it would make a difference???

The A to Z of Me

A. Attached or single? Single

B. Best Friend? Sheila

C. Cake or pie? Cake

D. Day of Choice? Tuesday

E. Essential Item? cell phone, feel naked without it

F. Favourite Color? I like purples, pinks, and teals

G. Gummy bears or worms? Bears

H. Hometown? Grand Blanc, Michigan

I. Favourite Indulgance? Chocolate

J. January or July. July

K. Kids? nope, MAYBE at some point in my life, but not anytime soon, gotta get a husband first 🙂

L. Life isn’t complete without? My friends and family

M. Marriage Date? Wouldn’t know, but there better be plenty of them when I am married (even if they’re really low-key)

N. Numbers of brothers and sisters. One younger brother

O. Orange or Apples? Apples

P. Phobias? Snakes

Q. Quotes? I like these

R. Reasons to smile? the fact I’m alive…better than the alternative

S. Season of choice? Fall

T. Tag 5 People? Whoever wants to!

U. Unknown fact about me? Here’s a few

V. Vegetable? Brussel Sprouts

W. Worst Habit? I swear

X. X-ray or Ultrasound? Neither

Y. Your favourite food? Chinese and Mexican

Z. Zodiac Sign? Aquarius

Just Call Me “Grace – ful”

So I was on my way to my interview on Tuesday, would’ve been a fantastic job, what I went to school for, everything I’d wanted to do since I’d “grown up”, and I somehow ended up in the ER!!

I was on my way to the interview, at the little barista next to the Nashville City Library, turns out to get to the library from the parking garage, you have to take the escalator, so no problem, I step on, and realize I wasn’t on the whole step like I should’ve been.  I fall forward, there’s some loud thuds, and I am down at the bottom bleeding and crying and screaming for help.  There were luckily three men that came running down to my rescue, one named Felix stayed w/ me until the ambulance came.  I was in a panic, because I couldn’t open my left eye for a minute, and I don’t like the site of my own blood, and there was far more than anyone would think coming from a 3 cm gash!

Ambulance came and asked me which hospital, they put one of those neck braces on me, and no one realized how uncomfortable they really are until they’ve worn them, I couldn’t breathe, and they refused to take it off me for almost an hour!  I apologized to the EMT for having them make such a fuss over my gracefulness. The whole way over there, I remember I kept thinking are they going to have to shave my eyebrow???  Thinking I’d just spent 15 bucks on a waxing last week!!!

EMT’s asked me which hospital I wanted to go to, I said the closest, they took me to Baptist, of which some of the people there just didn’t make me think they were qualified for their positions!  The one nurse that I met upon entering the hospital couldn’t have been brighter than a box of rocks, she couldn’t even figure out the computer system to get my name in it, and then said, “Oh, well that’s stupid,” the EMT’s had to help her!  I just got sick of having to repeat myself umpteen times because she kept entering it in the wrong place!  She then did some stuff and left, then some little girl came in to take me for a CT scan, and she was just chompin’ on her gum, like a damn cow, all the way, I was about to ask her how the gum was, but figured if I pissed her off, she would either ram me into something or leave me somewhere, so I tolerarted it!  After I was brought back to my room, the doctor to suture me up came in, he was pretty cool, but the numbing stuff they injected me with hurt like a bitch!  He did inform me that they don’t shave eye brows because they may grow in a different color, what a relief!!!!  My left leg wouldn’t stop twitching, between my squeeling and crying, and then when he did the actual stitches, I couldn’t feel anything, my left leg still wouldn’t relax.  The doctor asked me if I had an anxiety issue, “not until now”  I told him.  He told me I was such a trooper, but I still felt like a big ol’ wimp!  Now, I’m just hoping he stitched it up good enough, Cover girl will at least cover it up, and that my eyebrow doesn’t end up looking all cockywaddled.  Eleven stitches later, blood stained clothing and hair, bruises galore on my left side, and even left with perforations on my stomach from the steps, I had a rough day! I played hell getting ahold of one of my new roommates so I could get someone to take me to my car, and so after calling information so I could call the apt complex, and then asked them to call one of the roommates, (I left my cell at home, and tried calling it a bunch of times, thinking it would drive them up the wall they’d have to answer it, but no) but I figure even if I had taken my cell, I always leave it in my car when going to job interviews anyways.  Hannah, came and saved the day, and came to pick me up and drove me to my car.  When I got home, turns out my other roommate, Rachel sprained her ankle, and was hobbling around on crutches, we told Hannah she was next.  I was thinking last night, that for me to go to the library, I actually should’ve gone up the escalator…..All I know is if this incident doesn’t knock any sense into me, I don’t know what will!  Just an FYI…don’t do for shits and giggles!

I tried calling Sarah Bates back from the Homewood Suites, but so far have only gotten a voicemail or a fax machine to answer, so hopefully she’ll call me back!!!!!