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Trista
30 August 2010 @ 10:35 pm
Haven't been on here in awhile. I really should get on here more so that I can get things off my chest. I don't think that that will happen though. I have too much going on lately. Looks like everyone else does too. FB is the place to write about what's going on in your life so there is no need for LJ
 
 
Trista
27 January 2010 @ 11:55 am
I don't want to get back to work and I haven't been on here in forever. Nothing new is happening. Still working at the same place in the same business unit. Still with Jayson. Still not engaged or married. Still no kids. We aren't going to be able to buy a house right now like we wanted. Probably another year in this expensive house we are in. I am just hoping they extend the tax incentive one more time!
Jessica has been living here for 4 months now, though she is not really home. Josh finally got smart and went back to WI. She is gone now, but I know for awhile when she gets back it is going to be hard. They have only been officially broken up now for 3 months. It's about time they stop playing the games and stop being together while saying they are broken up. Everyone's relationships seem to be like that right now. Not mine. :-D
 
 
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Trista
03 September 2009 @ 09:50 am
Run your car off the side of the road
Get stuck in a ditch way out in the middle of nowhere
Or get yourself in a bind lose the shirt off your back
Need a floor, need a couch, need a bus fare

This is where the rubber meets the road
This is where the cream is gonna rise
This is what you really didn't know
This is where the truth don't lie

You find out who your friends are
Somebody's gonna drop everything
Run out and crank up their car
Hit the gas, get there fast
Never stop to think 'what's in it for me?' or 'it's way too far'
They just show on up with their big old heart
You find out who your friends are

Everybody wants to slap your back
wants to shake your hand
when you're up on top of that mountain
But let one of those rocks give way then you slide back down look up
and see who's around then

This ain't where the road comes to an end
This ain't where the bandwagon stops
This is just one of those times when
A lot of folks jump off

When the water's high
When the weather's not so fair
When the well runs dry
Who's gonna be there?

You find out who your friends are
You find out who your friends are

Run your car off the side of the road
Get stuck in a ditch way out in the middle of nowhere
Or get yourself in a bind lose the shirt off your back
Need a floor, need a couch, need a bus fare
 
 
Current Music: Tracy Lawrence - Find out who your friends are
 
 
Trista
23 August 2009 @ 12:57 am
With an acute attention to detail, Virgo is the sign in the Zodiac most dedicated to serving. Their deep sense of the humane leads them to caregiving like no other, and their methodical approach to life ensures that nothing is missed. The Virgo is often gentle and delicate, preferring to step back and analyze before moving ahead.

Friends and Family

A Virgo is a helpful friend to have indeed. They are excellent at giving advice, and they really know how to problem-solve. You'll find that a Virgo will remind you to take good care of yourself as health is a focal point for them. And when the meal is done, they'll be the first to jump up and start the dishes. Loving and dedicated to family, the Virgo is also first on the scene when care is needed. When someone reaches old age or is ill, the Virgo will be there doing all that is needed. The Virgo is not known for showing feelings. They would prefer to show through deed than by word.

Career and Money

I analyze is the key phrase for the Virgo personality, while practicality is the keyword. Industrious, discriminating, and scientific by nature, the Virgo really knows how to get to the heart of the matter. They are exceptionally methodical and do well in jobs that require organization. If there's anything out of order, set a Virgo to the task!

When focused on a task, the Virgo will push it to perfection, leaving no stone unturned. They are exacting and take great pride in a job done to the absolute best of their ability. When they feel their talent falls short, they'll turn to the books to learn whatever they need to improve. Careers suited to this sign include being a doctor, nurse, psychologist, teacher, writer, and critic.

Virgos are excellent with their money. They generally keep a strict grasp on what they spend and strive to put away as much money as they can. They plan well in advance for expenditures, and when it comes to shopping, they aren't apt to overspend. Every now and then, the Virgo can be seen buying something of beauty, though. They love the arts and enjoy decorating their homes with taste.

Love and Sex

It's important for Virgo lovers to feel needed by their mates. Outside of the bedroom is where the majority of foreplay is going to happen for this sign. Tactile, methodical, and willing to take as long as is needed, they make excellent lovers. Even though the Virgo won't express many words of love, they will show their affections in the bedroom. Virgos prefer to have a few strong connections rather than many partners. Life partners are chosen based on how important and needed the Virgo feels they are in their lives. They are dedicated spouses that love to live on the wild side once in a while.

VIRGO TIDBITS

Health
Each sign has a part of the anatomy attached to it, making this the area of the body most sensitive to stimulation. The anatomical areas for Virgo are the intestines, liver, pancreas, gall bladder, lower plexus, and the upper bowel.

Ruling Planet
The ruling planet for Virgo is Mercury. Representing intellectual urges and the avenue of expression, this planet rules reason, rationalization, words, awareness, and communication. Its action is quick, and it also deals with travel, speaking, writing, trade, and emotional capacity and technique.

Colors
The colors of choice for Virgo are green, white, and dark brown.

Gemstone
Virgo's star stone is the sardonyx - the reddish brown variety. Jade is also lucky.

Lucky Numbers
Virgo's lucky numbers are 2, 5, and 7.

Compatibility
Virgos are most compatible with Capricorn and Taurus.

Opposite Sign
The opposite sign of Virgo is Pisces.

The Perfect Gift
Virgos are picky and hate others making a fuss. Take them out to eat at their favorite restaurant. Buy them some of their favorite spirits. Good-quality blue agave tequila is generally much admired. Virgo women cannot resist flowers.

Likes
Cleanliness, animals, healthy foods, books, nature

Dislikes
Taking center stage, rudeness, asking for help

House
Natural sign of the Sixth House. This house focuses on health, perfection, service given, skilled work, and pets.

Famous Virgos
Michael Jackson, Beyonce, LeAnn Rimes, Pink, Jada Pinkett Smith, Keanu Reeves, Tommy Lee Jones

Best travel destinations
Greece, West Indies, Uruguay, Paris, Boston, Heidelberg

Strengths
Practical, loyal, hardworking, analytical, kind

Weaknesses
Worry, shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play

Charismatic marks
A certain, reserved manner marks the classic Virgo. Virgos are generally medium to slight in build.

Best environment
Virgo is most at home in the company of animals and close to nature. Virgo likes power and enjoys being the sidekick or indispensable assistant.
 
 
Current Location: Home
Current Mood: excitedexcited
Current Music: Taylor Swift - Should've said no
 
 
Trista
24 June 2009 @ 11:16 pm
I am so so nervous right now. Tomorrow we are sending in our info to pre-qualify for a home loan. Since we are still in our lease and we don't have a house picked out it is not that big of a deal, but I am just scared that they will say that we only qualify for something like 100k. I am hoping for about 200k because that would keep our mortgage payment right where our rent payment is and we can buy a good size house for that. Even 150K wouldn't be too bad. We shall see how we measure up by Monday at the latest. Wish us luck!
 
 
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Current Mood: nervousnervous
 
 
 
Trista
15 June 2009 @ 10:23 am
Ugh! I really don’t want to work today. I don’t know what is making today different from every other day, but I am just not in the mood. I hate this job anyway, but Mondays usually go really fast. I can’t finish school fast enough. Not that there are any interior design jobs. I just can’t wait until the new business units come. I am sure that they will be better then this. I can’t wait for my super long vacation too. 11 days off is good for me. 5 days in California is not bad either. I hope it comes super fast but the time goes super slow, cuz that always happens. At least in the mean time I have the 22nd of June and the 3rd of July off.
I am sad today because I remembered that Jaiden’s birthday is Saturday. I am sure that they are doing something because he is turning 5, but I’m sure we won’t be invited. *frown* I miss watching cartoons with him! I can’t believe he is so old. Let’s not talk about it before I start crying.
We just may buy a house before the end of the year. We need to see how much we can get approved for. Jayson can take money from his 401K that we can use for our down payment. It will be nice to get the $8000 tax credit. I just hope that the amount doesn’t go up after we buy a house. We’ll see, but I’m getting excited.
 
 
Current Location: Work
Current Mood: boredbored
Current Music: Keith Urban - Sweet thing
 
 
Trista
10 June 2009 @ 10:13 am
WHEW  
A lot has been going on. I am just going to put it in blocks as I think about it.

-We are going to buy a house next year (assuming Jayson proposes) We have been looking a lot of weekends, but haven’t really found any new builds that we like except in QC and we just don’t want to move that far. We went to Sam and Moniques this weekend, and though we saw the model of their house, I liked it a lot more seeing real people living there. I wonder if the other houses are the same. We need a room that is big enough for the projector and a backyard that is big enough for a pool, even though we won’t have one right away. We would like to have a 2.5-3 car garage so that we can fit the motorcycle and have some tools and build some stuff. We would like an RV gate for the future, but no new homes have that. We can have a 3 bedroom, but since we plan on being in the same place a while I would like a 4 bedroom for when we have kids. We’ll see how it goes. We still have 9 months.

-We are not going to WI anymore. My cousins fiancé called off the wedding. We were still going to go, but I got a huge bill from the IRS. I still have to call, but I need to save money. Jessica and Josh are going to come out here and we are going to go to California and 6 flags. I am so excited to have 11 days off! I need it! I am excited to go to CA too. I haven’t been in awhile and my sister has never been.

-Pancreatitis is gone. I was doing really good at first with eating right and working out. I lost 15 pounds, but now I think I gained 5 back. I have to get going again. I want to look good when we have parties and when we go to the beach.

-I passed my super hard class with a B! I just wanted a C for my prereq. But a better grade is good too. I am not going to do summer school to save money and I am going to probably do 3 classes the fall semester.

-My mom’s surgery went well. She hasn’t really been in any pain. She has been too active so she has to wear her boot for another week. I don’t know how active you can be laying around the house. She has to do it again in August when she gets back from WI.

-I am switching business units in hopefully about 1 month and a half. I cannot stand Pratt Whitney. I just hope it comes when it is supposed to because I cannot stand this anymore! Jayson is applying for a project manager position. One of the guys he does interviews with is doing the interview so hopefully he will have an advantage. It comes with a hefty raise so that would be nice. We can have more money to get a house and have a wedding. We’ll see.
 
 
Trista
01 April 2009 @ 09:53 am
This is how I hear about my great grandma dying:

Sorry to hear about Grandpa Stofflets Mom passing away. I just happened to go on the Beaver Dam newspaper website today and seen it.

http://www.wiscnews.com/bdc/obituaries/445257

They are not having anything for her. They are meeting at a bar and then going to the cemetery later this month. She had cancer for awhile and she recently started refusing treatment and then she broke her hip. She was in a coma for a while and then she was moved to a retirement home. No one even called to tell me she wasn't doing good.
 
 
Current Location: Work
Current Mood: sadsad
 
 
Trista
20 March 2009 @ 09:18 am
I got my blood work back yesterday and what do you know it said that I have pancreatitis! My aunts friend had pancreatitis and was in the hospital for a week. To think I was at work and the doctor did give me pain meds when I should have been in the hospital! Good thing it’s getting better. I would have been furious if I was in more pain and she did nothing and just said that hopefully I got better quick and gave me prilosec. Good thing they didn’t keep me in the hospital because I don’t really have the money to pay for it, but I tell you, I would have loved to had food, fluids, and drugs through IV cuz it hurt so bad to get either through my mouth. I hope this is a one time thing because that was the worst pain of my life. My back pain was not as bad compared to that. I can’t see contractions being much worse. The rest I’m sure hurts a lot worse, but I am pretty good with pain and I was rolling around and vocally crying out in pain. If I never have this again I will die a happy woman. I am just hoping that it is acute and not on going.
 
 
Current Location: work
Current Mood: goodgood
 
 
Trista
17 March 2009 @ 07:20 pm
So last week I went to urgent care and as usual they gave me some drugs and told me to go to my doctor. At least they gave me a referral for physical therapy. My doctor (actually the PA) only gave me the same drugs, even after I said they didn't work. She at least traded the Flexeral for Soma and that helped, but even after I told her the vicodin wasn't working she didn't give me anything else.
On Saturday we planned to go the the Renaissance Festival with Jayson's friend Chris and his wife. I woke up at 8 and my upper abdomen was hurting. I thought it was my GERD so I took some Pepdcid. After that didn't help I took Zantac. That didn't help so I just took my vicodin and soma for my back. At about 3 I felt really sick and my stomach was really hurting me. We went home and I went to sleep. My stomach started to hurt really bad. At 9 we decided to go to the hospital. I was put on an IV for fluids and pain killers. I was there until after 2 AM. They said I have pancreatitis and gave me pain killers and meds for nausea. I went to the doctor today (the PA again) and she gave me Prilosec. She asked if I drank and said that she didn't know why they diagnosed it as that. She had me go and get more blood work. All I know is if I run out of meds and the Prilosec does work (which it won't) I am going to blow my top! I have no clue why she thinks it's acid. I never had much problems with acid before and she did ask me anything to come to that conclusion. I have HMO now so I can't go to another doctor either. I am so mad. I switched insurance to go specifically to my old doctor and now they are closing the office and when I do go there I see her physician's assistant. We will see what happens. Pray for me because I am in excruciating pain! I can't even eat! I hate my life right now.
 
 
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Current Mood: irritatedirritated