Saturday, January 22, 2011

Sniff, sniff

Jasmin is gone. Needless to say, I am very sad. Seven weeks passed VERY fast when I look back at it. She left yesterday. I really miss her. I guess I will be alright in a couple of days. Still got the babies to cuddle with. Our birthday was fun last Tuesday. We went out for breakfast and then to the Galleria Mall, got a tattoo and had dindin with some friends. Not everyone who had said they were gonna be there made it, but we enjoyed it nevertheless. I am not very happy right now. :-(

Sunday, January 9, 2011


It is nine days into the year 2011.... Who is still holding on to their new year's resolution? I am pretty sure I know about approximately 19 people.... Exactly those who came to the gym at 7am on Saturday for my co-worker Aaron and my Fit Camp class at the gym. One word: CRAZY. But also: good job! We had about 19 peeps in there ready to get their asses kicked, at a very human time on a Saturday at 7am. Yuck. If I had had a choice, you already know I would not have been there. LOL. We had fun though. Everyone did great and nobody threw up, yeay! AND since I was already up at the gym I thought I might as well do my cardio for the day, hehe he.
Anyway, Tuesday is the day: 1-11-11. LOL Jasmin and I are going to be 27. What? NOOOOOO! Well, what does age really mean though? Doesn't wine get better with age? I really do not feel like I am about to be 27 years old. I feel more like a nice 21 or 22. I know I can act according to my age, but what exactly does that mean too?? I get to turn into a three-year-old on my "nap-days", I do adult things, like work and pay some bills and take care of my babies (Champ and Cody), but do we really have to put a number on there? Jasmin's health age was 23 the other day. Maybe mine is about the same, so that would be more according to what I feel like. So, let's just say I am "mid-twenty". I think that is good. And as long as I do not feel my age I will just stick to that.
Champy has been super-active. He has to get his shots this month, poor baby. We will see how that is gonna go. Jasmin is leaving on the 21st, sniff sniff. Friday night we went to the movies. "Black Swan". Greatness. Such a good movie. I was really impressed! Today, it is snowing. I do not know who the f*ck ordered that sh*t but it better be gone asap. Me no likey. I like it when it is warmer outside.... No jackets, no hats, and most important no f*cking ice on my car at 5.30am when I have to go to work to kick some a**. ;-)
Anyway, dear Mister Weatherman, please make the sun shine on my birthday. That's all I want :D.

Saturday, January 1, 2011

So I think it's time for us to have a toast - .......

2011... It's the year to get in shape, to save some money, to travel, to clean up, to xxx, to xxx, to xxx,...... some people's list goes on and on. But why is it that people need a January 1st to change life's habits? Why not NOW? I personally think it is bullsh*t. If you want to change something, do it now!! Do not eat your last bag of cookies and chips today, because you are starting your diet to loose ten pounds tomorrow. Do not smoke double the cigarettes that you normally smoke today, because you are quitting tomorrow. Do not spend a lot of money on a shopping spree because you are starting to save money tomorrow. Do it NOW! Adjust your life to be happy. Just be happy with yourself or adjust your life, but PLEASE quit complaining and making promises to yourself and the people around you that you are only going to break, because your New Year's resolution is only going to last one month and then it is back to the habits. Make it a habit to be happy, adjust if need be. Work on yourself and create new habits that you are going to stick to.
Alright, that was my New Year's announcement!
Now, back to the stuff everybody really wants to know, LOL. Our Christmas was..... well, it came and went. Jasmin and I had a lovely lunch with some of my coworkers after a morning of work and a terrific Zumba(R) Fitness class at Gold's on Christmas Eve. We had a blast in those 75 minutes and we wore matching outfits, hehe he. I turned into a five-and-a-half year old that afternoon, because I really needed a nap AND it was Friday. Woke up at 6pm and cooked for my hungry mouths. We had a nice healthy dindin and watched a movie. OF COURSE I fell asleep and nobody woke me up at midnight. Aaron got his gifts that night a little later than planned and Jasmin and I exchanged gifts on Christmas morning, like an American Christmas tradition. Working with people, or making them work at that, is a very demanding job, if you ask me. Lately we have had a lot of changes at work - new programs we launched, new admin stuff, you name it. This has gone so far as me turning on my computer when I get home and working for a couple of hours after work. Aaron has even asked me not to work anymore at home, because I took a certain program lauch a little bit too serious. Anyway, what I am meaninig to say: being a trainer is a life-altering job and I could not love it more. I truly love what I do, how I impact people's lives and how, through me, people find the inspiration and motivation to make changes to achieve their goal, whatever it may be. Being in America you feel the love, especially around Christmas! I wrote Christmas-thank-you-cards to each of my clients who I met with during the last week before Christmas and it is amazing how warm and thankful the response was, even to just a personal note from me! Of course I got some other awesome gift-cards AND Mavs tickets to THE game! L. A. Lakers, baby! (Thanks again Martin family!)
The last week of 2010 passed pretty quickly and now it is already 2011. That's weird to type that. Anyway, Jasmin and I cooked tonight and met up with some friends at a friend's house. We went late because we really did not know what exactly we wanted to do after dindin and a movie, but it worked out eventually and we got to toast to 2011 with more than just ourselves.
My birthday is in ten days. My two year anniversary of being a permanent resident is in six weeks!