Sunday, April 26, 2009

Kaleb's in a CIRCUS!!!

Ok, not for real. He was in his school play Thursday and it was about a Circus. He of course had a speaking part, but it wasn't very big. A couple of months before he was asked to do it and he told the music teacher he didn't want to do it (which wasn't true). He only told her that because he thought he'd get a bigger part, which his teacher informed me that wasn't going to happen, lol. So, I explained this to him and he decided he wanted to do it.
They sent a letter home saying that he needed to wear an oversized bright shirt and makeup or clown suit (in case you hadn't guessed....he was a clown). So of course, I wait until the last minute and didn't have the time to go to the party store and get him any makeup. I also had to stop and get a shirt from Walmart. It was orange. Of course, my mom gives me a hard time for puting him in "OSU COLORS!" I didn't see her offering to buy him a shirt. So, anyway we improvised on the makeup. We used Katie's play makeup and my makeup. Shawn and I just looked up clown pictures on google and winged it. I used some brown eye tint and made him a beard like a hobo and then Shawn drew on some big eyebrows and put some of Katie's red lipstick on his nose. Then lined his lips and put some red lipstick on him. Shawn fixed his hair so that it was going every direction and then put Katie's flower headband on him. He looked so funny! He did great and so did the rest of the kids. Here are some pictures I took.




Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Off today? I can't beweeve it!

I only work half days on Tuesdays, but I have still have to go in. So, it still kind of sucks. As of yesterday I had worked 8 days in a row. I am exhausted. I had no appointments today, THANK THE GOOD LORD. I think I might have dropped dead from exhaustion. I need a massage BADLY. Hopefully, Talle (another therapist) will have an opening tomorrow when I do and then I can get one. My arms feel like they are going to fall off, lol. Most of my clients like deep pressure. I use the heels of hands and my elbows alot. So, I save my thumbs but man... you should feel the knots in my forearms. I think I might need a chisel to get those suckers out.

Anyway, Shawn's coming home today. He's been gone for 2 months so I'm pretty darn excited that I don't have to go in. I guess I'm going to clean. How fun. =)

Monday, April 20, 2009

The Price is Right!!!

So, Shawn and I are going to Vegas, May 8th-12th. We are staying at Planet Hollywood and we are going to see The Price is Right!!! Drew Carey isn't hosting but who cares! We can still win prizes! Shawn is so good at the game show. He always gets it right and is within 100 dollars of the showcase showdown. We are so stoked! Hopefully we win big money! =)

10 days in a row... of WORKING

I must be crazy for working 10 days in a row. Partly my fault, partly not. I have been working on sundays until they find someone to work. So, at the salon I have been working 6 days a week. Well, I had a friend ask me to come do chair massages for his employees. I spent my only day off doing chair massages, which I really didn't mind. I got 160 dollars for 3 hours of work. Not too shabby. But, it still made me tired with standing for 3 hours straight. It's totally fine with me to not take a break, because I'd much rather get it done quicker than be there for 5 hours. I just hope I don't keel over before I go on vacation. Shawn and I going on vacation in two and a half weeks. We are going to Vegas for 4 nights and 5 days! I am so excited. We have been planning this since february. It felt like it would never come! But, now I can not wait! I sooooooooo need a vacation! I think I'm going to get a massage. I desperately need one!

Monday, April 13, 2009

When you're a quarter of a century old...

Ok, so I've noticed that when you turn 25 it seems like your whole life changes. I know that sounds crazy, but it's totally the truth, at least with women. When I turned 25, almost everything I wanted totally changed. What I wanted when I was 20, 21, even from 24 totally changed. I wish someone would have told me this when I decided to get married and have kids! The kind of man that I wanted at 21 is totally different now and totally changed when I turned 25. I didn't really care if my man worked or not (I was a complete idiot!). Now, he better be doing something! I don't care if he is Mr. Mom. He needs to be contributing to society, not doing fake mess up orders at Taco Bell or ripping off the next door neighbor. I can not believe I was so stupid! Oh yeah people said to me, "YOU ARE MAKING A BIG MISTAKE! HE IS TOTALLY WRONG FOR YOU! YOU ARE GOING TO REGRET THIS!" Come on. Do you really think you can say that to a 21 year old and think they are going to listen? Heck no! If someone had said, Leslie. You are only 21. The things you want now are not going to be what you want at 25 or 30. You might want to wait to have a family until you are sure you know what you really want in life. Do you know what you want to do with your life? I might have listened. 21 year-olds don't respond to you when you tell them are basically stupid and it's never going to work out. Needless to say it didn't work out and I was divorced, with 2 kids at the age of 23. Real nice, huh.

I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life until yet again, I was almost 25. I decided to go to school and actually have a career. I basically had NO FREAKING IDEA what in the heck I wanted, until I was 25 and then it all of a sudden hit me. OMG! I'm a quarter of a century old! What am I doing with my life! It's so sad for me to see young women, go from man to man to man thinking they are going to find what they want, just to get their heartbroken or break a million hearts themselves and leave feeling empty. WHY ARE YOU MAKING SO MANY LIFE CHANGING DECISIONS AT 21?! STOP THE INSANITY!!! YOU HAVE NO IDEA WHAT YOU ARE DOING!!!

Ok, I believe I've said my peace, lol. I just want young women to wait! Slow down. If you believe in God, wait on him. Your life will be so much better. I have an awesome Man in my life that loves me and my children more than I could ever ask for. I have a great career and wonderful life. If you've made bad decisions, don't continue the trend! If you are a quarter of a century old, you know what I am talking about! If you are not, listen to my words! lol Live life to the fullest. Be happy! You don't have much time left! Life is but a vapor! =)

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Pink eye?

So, yesterday Kaleb was sent home from school because they thought he had pink eye. The secretary called me and said, Kaleb's eyes are red and the nurse isn't here, but if she was I'm sure she would be giving you a call too. Ok, first of all, the minute she said the nurse wasn't there, I should've said, Well then wait until she is and then send him home. But, I had my grandma get him. I called the doctor and they could get him in yesterday. So, we had to wait until today.

Just as I thought, he did NOT have pink eye. The doctor said, tell the teacher to stick to the teaching and let us do the I thought to myself, what if I was someone who had to take money out of my rent or utility money to take my kid to the doctor. I am going to tell the secretary, unless the nurse is there to say he needs to go home, don't bother calling me.

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Why didn't you listen?

Perfect example of people looking at you while you're speaking, nodding their head, and totally not listening to what you are saying.....

I am at work. I have a new client. He is probably in his late 50's. He is getting the Euphoria body treatment, which men do not usually get. It consists of a sea salt glow, a soak in our clawfoot tub with aromatherapy oils and a massage. So, I greet him and bring him in to the room.

Me: You can put your things behind the divider. Have you ever had an exfoliation?

Client: No.

Me: Ok, I suggest you completely disrobe, because you may get salt in your underwear and then you will be soaking in the tub. So, you don't want to be spending the rest of the day in wet in underwear.

Client: Ok. (he smiles)

Me: I'm going to step out. I will give you sometime to get onto the table face up underneath this top sheet (folding the top sheet back). Then I will knock on the door when I am ready to come in.

Client: Ok. Thank you.

I give him about 5-7 minutes. I knock on the door. I walk in. He is laying on top of the table at the opposite end of the table.....TOTALLY NAKED! I close my eyes and point.

Me: UNDER the top sheet at the other end of the table! (then I laugh nervously then walk back out of the room)

I am pacing in the hallway, trying to gather myself, still laughing nervously. I walk back in.

Client: I guess I wasn't listening.

My inner monologue: Ya think?

In Wonder

I wonder if Amy Winehouse uses Bumpits.