Lady xanax where were you last night? All the cracks in your makeup are starting to show…

-Duran Duran

I am not on xanax… but it’s a lovely, mellow song, and I happen to be listening to it right now.

Today was… interesting.

Since my car has a dead battery (and I don’t have a license, anyway), and both my parents now work days, and because my brother’s boyfriend (who is living with us at the moment) is still gone on vacation with his family, I had to be dropped off for work super early. And when I say super early, I mean I got dropped off at Hy-Vee at 7:30 in the morning. I didn’t work till 11am. I killed maybe an hour and a half in Hy-Vee, where I ate breakfast at the deli. Then I went over to work and killed no less than 2 and a half hours. I was browsing shopping for about half an hour.

The other day I bought two boxes of cheap blonde hair dye, and I used one on my bangs, to discover it really wasn’t the shade I wanted. Doesn’t look bad, I just wanted a lighter shade. So I returned one of the boxes and exchanged it for a lighter shade. I want to dye my bangs and a tiny bit at the very back of my hair, underneath everything else. I want that done by Halloween so I’ll be dyeing my hair Sunday morning, because I work at 12:15.

Also, I forgot today work was having an employee potluck that cost 5 bucks a person, with proceeds going towards breast cancer research.  Luckily, I had bought two cheap boxes of fruit snacks just to leave in the break room as free game (because when someone left poptarts and popcorn in there for anyone to have, I had some, so I wanted to return the favor). I just decided to leave those out for the potluck.

But yeah. Work was a bit hectic for a while. I had someone’s debit card be declined and she wanted to pay for part with the card and part cash. I had no idea what to do so I clicked misc. tender. Luckily, she had enough cash and I gave her change, but I had to have someone go on the computer and get the info, then void the transaction, then put it in as cash, and I was really upset that I’d get in trouble for that.

I was informed that people have screwed up far worse than that, multiple times, and not gotten fired. There was also an instance where a total was like… 66 and some change. He gave me the right amount, but I only typed in 56… so I had to type the other 10 in by itself and for a few horrible seconds I worried I fucked that up, but everything was fine.

I work tomorrow from 9:30-3, Sunday 12:15-5:15, and on Halloween from 2pm-7pm… but we’re allowed to dress up at work.  So everyone will get to see my 80s tastic costume. Speaking of which, on Halloween I want to be dropped off super early so I can look for something I want at hobby lobby.


After work on Halloween I’m planning on going to one of a couple bars that is within walking distance of my house. I hope it’ll be fun. If not I’ll just go home.

ANYWAY. Sorry. I wanted to hear (err, see) myself talk. The reason I wanted to do this is that I’ve decided something.

I’ve done this sort of thing before and not stuck to it, but today is the final straw.

I got a can of wild cherry pepsi at work (before I started), and I felt so guilty about it that I’ve decided that would be my last soda until Thanksgiving. And on days I don’t work, I’m going to make a habit to exercise for at least half an hour. Ideally I want 45 minutes, but I’ll go with 30 as a minimum.

I want to keep up my summer weight loss, and since I don’t have the paper route anymore, I have to find some other way to keep that going. I’m holding steady so far but I want to actually lose.

Now if you’ll excuse me, I have random, meaningless internet crap to do before I collapse in my bed… and it’s so cold that I have to go find some socks to put on. It has to be VERY cold before I will suck  it up and wear socks, because I HATE socks.

Anyhoo, everyone, don’t be dicks to each other, and like don’t do anything TOO stupid on Halloween.