Tessa makes 3!

The adventures of a young couple starting a family, teaching each other and learning as we go, and having fun doing it!

February 22, 2010

Sheer Boredom!

So, Joel is officially halfway done with police academy!! Here is my handsome man

Only the good stuff is left he said! He still has to shoot, go through the defensive driving school stuff, and finish up all the laws. Apparently that's the fun stuff. In the mean time, I have been TRYING to keep myself busy with, well, watching reruns of 7th Heaven and working on various projects around the house. Since we are still in a rental, we can't paint walls or do anything too drastic, so my crazy projects are limited to home decor and refinishing stuff, like bookshelves and and random goodwill steals I come across. He is on week 7, and has 6 weeks left. Can't wait until he gets home. I am also actively job seeking in the area, since I DESPISE my current job! If anyone has any leads about jobs in Webster City, let me know!!

February 9, 2010

Home Alone on my Birthday

So, yesterday was my 24th birthday. I spent it working at a job I despise, and then I came home and watched 7th Heaven Reruns. Guess that means I am getting old huh? Joel is gone until April 9th, which is very frustrating for me. It is pretty tough on me to come home to a completely vacant house every day. I have ZERO motivation to cook, clean, or do anything productive. So, usually I make something relatively easy for supper, or have a salad, then plop my tushy in front of the tube until I get bored (usually around 8pm). Then, I check every room in the house to make sure I haven't allowed any strangers to sneak in (perhaps borderline OCD, but it gives me the peace of mind to fall asleep).

About the time I get used to this schedule, Joel will be back and I will have to adjust again. Perhaps I am just a whiner, but I like to think it's valid! I know it is necessary for him to be in the police academy, but perhaps ILEA should invest in married housing?! Sounds like a plan to me!

On a good note, my mom and I are planning a trip to Denver to visit Luke, Jen, and of course the Jax-Man for the end of March. On a better note, we got plane tickets for $94.00!!! That means I get more money to spend, since Mr. D (this is what I frequently call Joel, just as an FYI) said I could spend up to $175.00 on a ticket! Yay me!!