Thursday, September 13, 2012

Moving, baby, sciatica

I've said before that I'm horrible at keeping up with this blog. Oops! Again, I'm trying to do more with it but I've been so sleepy! We're currently in the process of packing and moving from Killeen to Copperas Cove by the end of this month all while Joe works and I go to school. *sigh* It's wearing us both out. I'm really excited to get to spend the holidays (with Joe for the 2nd year in a row, whoop!) in our new house. =) I'll have pictures as soon as we can find our camera charger. Haha.

Back in July we found out I was pregnant (for anyone who didn't already know) and as far as we know I'm due March 28. =) As of today I'm 12 weeks along. =) It's been a very rough time these past 3 months. I've been having evening sickness which only sucks b/c I get sick after we eat dinner and b/c I sleep on my stomach and doing that makes me sick too. *sigh* The sickness has gotten better (though today was rough), I still have to get up a lot to pee and I feel constantly hungry. =( Joe is slowly getting use to my mood swings (which happen more times than not) but I was told soon those will go away and I'll feel normal again. Haha.

Along with becoming pregnant I've also developed sciatica. It started out with just a pain in my lower back and got gradually worse. I went to the doctor (not the dr I usually see though) to find out what I can do about this b/c some days it hurts to walk, sit, stand, or anything else I try to do. Even on days it doesn't bother me at all I have to be careful b/c bending over to pick something up with aggravate it. =( So for this move I've been all of no help at all seeing as I can't lift anything or bend over to put anything in a box. =( The doctor I saw said that there's nothing they can do and that if it gets worse they will have to put me in a wheelchair for the rest of my pregnancy and for the first few months after I give birth OR they can put me on crutches (pregnant and on crutches seems way too difficult). I'm getting a 2nd opinion when I go to my next appointment on Monday. I've been told by different people that they've had this and there are other things that can be done besides throwing me into a wheelchair.

That's all that's really new with us (or mostly me rather). I did get some really good news today from my bff and that has pretty much made my day. =) Super excited for her. Well, that's all I got for right now! If anyone who isn't on my Facebook friends list reads this add me on Facebook and follow me on Pinterest! I'll get some buttons up for those!

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Type 2 Diabetes

My last post stated that I "have" type 2 diabetes. Joe and I don't believe that's true so we went out and bought a meter to test my blood everyday. The past few days I slipped up and didn't take it (oops!) but I had taken it every morning from May 17 to May 27. I figured I'd share my glucose levels with everyone and get some input on if you think I've got type 2 diabetes or not. I'll add in the days to this blog when I take my glucose level in the morning.

May 17..........96 mg/dl
May 18..........90 mg/dl
May 19..........109 mg/dl
May 20..........86 mg/dl
May 21..........107 mg/dl
May 22..........127 mg/dl
May 23..........106 mg/dl
May 24..........104 mg/dl
May 25..........115 mg/dl
May 26..........113 mg/dl
May 27..........100 mg/dl
May 31..........113 mg/dl

I know some are kinda high (like the 127!) but those days I didn't fast for 12 hours. Some I might have been fasting for 5 or 6 hours. Since the 21st, it's been in the 100's but still, I don't think it's type 2 diabetes high! Oh well, I'm not the doctor.

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

I suck at keeping up blogs....

I really wanted to keep up with this since moving to Texas but sadly I don't think of this blog much anymore.

I've really got nothing to talk about seeing as nothing much has really happened here lately but here's an update on the things that have been going on!

Back in February (I think?) Joe made his E5. =) He's going to the promotion board in July for his E6. Whoop! He's been busy with work and the whatnot. His days off he plays video games and catches up on sleep.

As for me, I'm starting school again on June 4 (just a week away!) and I'm super excited. Other than that I've just been working and reading. Kind of a boring life but oh well.

Oh! Not that I believe anyone honestly reads this or cares but I was recently diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. The temp doctor I have right now wouldn't listen to me when I told her that my previous doctor had me eat something sugary before getting my blood glucose test done so I could be put in for lapband surgery. She stopped anything Joe or myself had to say and pounded it into our heads that I'm now diabetic. I would think that if I were diabetic I would have my sugar levels rise and fall pretty dramatically seeing as I don't watch what I eat (I'm very guilty of that and I DO need to change that so I can feel better about myself). I literally drink soda all day long (another thing I REALLY need to stop), and eat handfuls of candy throughout the day if I feel like having something sweet. I make a very yummy coca cola cake that is very, very, VERY rich chocolate. I'm sure if I had diabetes, that cake alone would send me into a diabetic coma. So I'm waiting for my new doctor to come in (no clue when that'll be) and I'm going to go in after I've been fasting for 12 hours, and get a new glucose test done. Also, I've decided I'm going to attempt to lose weight the "healthy" way. It's not worked for me in the past and I've injured myself in the past doing it this way but I'm going to try. My mom has offered to pay for weight watchers if I decide to do it but I don't know. I'm a very picky eater and I'm not sure how it all would fit in with me going to work and school. Also, I don't want to practically starve Joe while I'm trying to do better. I know I'm making up excuses but after failing before and injuring myself while doing it, I don't see this working out again. =\

Friday, January 20, 2012

Religion seems to have a way of making people abandon logic." -Amanda Baxter

Religion is a touchy subject for a lot of people. I don't care what people believe in and I don't judge them based on what they believe so why is it so hard for people to not judge me and call me an idiot b/c I don't believe in a "higher power?" I've never told anyone they're an idiot for what they believe and I expect the same respect but b/c I'm an atheist, I get shunned. It amazes me that when I meet someone and we get along great they instantly hate me b/c of my views on religion. I don't hide being an atheist, and I don't talk about it. I'm not a fan of religion so I avoid talking about it. Besides, I'm a nice person (until you've pissed me off....) and being an atheist doesn't make me a dickhead, an idiot, a soulless creature, an asshole, a bitch (don't get me wrong, at times, I am a bitch but being an atheist didn't make me that way), and ignorant. I don't call anyone any of those because they believe in something they've never seen. I personally think that's insane but I'm not going to tell someone just b/c they believe in something they're insane. Everyone is entitled to their own opinions. EVERYONE. Not just people who believe in a higher power. So please, don't judge me based on my views of religion, judge me based off how I act towards you. If you keep telling me I'm wrong in my views, I'll be sure to become the dickhead, soulless creature, asshole, bitch you've been calling me.

Besides, South Park has spread the truth on which religion is "right." The Mormons, they got it right. So either become a Mormon or stfu!

Thursday, January 19, 2012

I need to try new foods!!

I'm thinking I might need an intervention, I've become way too addicted to my crock pot and get way too excited when I get to cook dinner with it! Haha. I'd like to think it's helping me learn how to cook but really it's doing all the work for me after I throw everything into it. I need more recipes that possibly doesn't involve the crock pot. Anyone want to share some yummy ones with me? I'm a very, very, VERY picky eater (worse than a 2 year old) so if you share a recipe with me please don't get offended if I pass on it or if I decide to make it but take out somethings b/c I don't like it like onions. And if it doesn't involve chicken, that would be great. As much as I could eat chicken every day for the rest of my life, Joe is getting quite tired of it. I've been trying very hard to find new recipes but either they don't seem appitizing or they involve chicken. Haha. If anyone is willing to share a yummy recipe with me I would love you forever. =)

Sunday, October 23, 2011


So, I haven't updated this in awhile b/c we moved to Texas and got a place and took way too long to get things straightened out. We found a house that we both like. There's a bit of work to do on it but Joe's on top of that. The house has more square feet than our townhouse did but it doesn't seem like it. =\

We got a puppy! He's a beagle/whippet mix and he's about 10 months old. His name is Ezio and he's very spoiled!

Lets see....what else what else. Joe has signed back in and is at his unit finally. I have an interview on Monday with Earthbound Trading in the mall. Not thrilled with working at the mall again but I loved EBT in Savannah and I'm sure I'll love it here. =)

Besides that I've been sitting at home trying to figure out what to do and working on Christmas presents. Around this time every year I start figuring out what to get everyone and this year I'm stumped. I feel like I've got to get everyone something and hate that I can't. Next month I'll start buying some things. I already know what I'm getting all the nieces and nephews (all 6 of them! haha) and I know what I'm getting my dad. =S And next month I get to start baking pumpkin bread! =D Super excited about that. And I know my brother in law, Ryan is too. Haha. I did already find my Christmas cards and I've put names on all the envelopes. I've just got to get addresses and fill out the inside. =) Once that's done I can just stamp them and wait till Dec. 1 to send them out. One less thing I'll possibly forget about once it's closer to Christmas.

Well...I'm kinda out of things to update on. Once I think of more stuff I'll update again. Hope everyone has a great Sunday!

Joe & Ezio

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Can't sleep

Blah. I thought when Joe came home I wold be able to sleep like normal people  but sadly I haven't. My knee bothers me a lot at night and when I try to go to bed I'm use to having the entire bed to spread out on to make my knee comfortable. Now, I have another body in bed with me and it's difficult to spread out. Sleeping on the couch hurts my back and my neck but doesn't bother my knee at all. =\ I was sleeping peacefully and my phone rang and I haven't been able to go back to sleep since. =( So for the past 4 hours I've been downstairs, wide awake, listening to the storm and playing Facebook games. We've got a lot to do tomorrow so I SHOULD be attempting to sleep but instead I thought I'd write. Tomorrow we've got to finish organizing our spare bedroom and moving some of the stuff downstairs or into our bedroom so we can put the few things we don't want the packers to move into that room. It feels like we've got a busy week and a half ahead of us before the move but really it's just a lot of things that will only take an hour or two to do. Lets see what we've got to do....

Wednesday (today) we've got to finish organizing our spare bedroom and move things downstairs or into our bedroom.
Thursday we've got to still figure that out. I guess it'll either be a day of rest or we'll figure out something to do.
Friday we're possibly moving my dresser downstairs. Its a VERY old dresser and it means a lot to me so I don't want the movers to move it downstairs. I honestly don't want them moving it period but it won't fit in the bed of my truck so I'll have to let them. =( I just don't want them to get it half way downstairs and realize they can't carry it or it slip from their hands and break going down the steps. I would possibly kill someone.
Saturday I've got to figure out something to do while Joe goes to his dads house and works on his car. Anyone free Saturday??
Sunday is another iffy day. We could also be moving the dresser this day if it doesn't happen Friday. I think Joe said Jones is coming to help? I don't know who that is but he does and Joe thinks he's going to be strong enough to move the dresser. Guess I should clean out the dresser before it gets moved....I don't think this Jones fella wants to see my underoos.
Monday we're packing anything we have a box for (tv, wii, etc). It kinda makes me feel like a pack rat knowing how much stuff we have boxes for. =\
Tuesday the packers should be coming out to pack everything up (according to Joe).
Wednesday they're coming back to put everything into the moving truck. It makes more sense to me for them to do that all in one day but whatever. Guess that's why I'm not a mover.
Thursday we're going to steam clean the carpets (if we can find a cleaner....anyone got one we may borrow??)
Friday is the big day! We're finally going to move to Texas! We'll have to drop off our router to Comcast and start our long 19 hour drive. Not looking forward to being alone in my truck for that long of a drive but I'll be happy to be out of Georgia. I've got 2 friends in Texas and an aunt so I'm looking forward to seeing them. =)
This month seems to have been dragging on for me. The first half of the month dragged on because I was waiting for Joe to come home. Then he came home and now we're waiting to move and that seems to be taking forever! *sigh* Guess I'm just too excited.

Well, the storm has started up again and it seems harder this time so I'm going to go hide under the blankets like a 2 year old and make Joe comfort me. Good night!