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Monday, October 13th, 2008
12:06 pm
oooo, one more thing

The Steve who friended me on myspace is NOT my Steve. In fact, I met him for coffee once and that's 3 hours of my life I'll never get back.

And my business website is:  www.healingtraditions.biz  check it out if you have a chance. I'm open to opinions and suggestions :)
11:48 am
been nudged.....so here goes

K, it's been like over 2 years since I've posted anything.  It's been a long 2 years. Here's the recap.

Went to massage school and now I'm a certified massage therapist in the state of Wisconsin. I'm in the process of starting my own part time business doing massage therapy, Reiki, and crystal healing. I've become a Reiki Master teacher and completed 8 levels of crystal classes, so I'll be teaching Reiki and crystal healing as well. On the 21st of this month I'll be completing advanced aromatherapy, which will give me my Level 1 certificate from the NAHA.

I still work at the phone company and probably will for the next 16yrs until I can retire.

I'm divorced and own a new home in Brookfield, WI. I have full custody of my daughter and joint custody of my 2 sons. I still see them everyday :)  I also have my 19yr old niece and her friend living with me.

As for the cute guy from work, we've become much closer, but still not dating yet. I'm not going to rush it. It'll happen when it's supposed to.

Congrats to Tee on the novel!!!!

Hope everyone is doing well. I've been keeping up my myspace more and have pics on there. If you're interested, you can go to www.myspace.com/gingergurl83  and check it out.

Take care, and maybe it won't be 2 yrs before I update this again LOL

Thursday, May 4th, 2006
5:25 pm
I may be evil, but at least I'm not too bitchy :P
You Are 45% Bitchy

Generally, you're an average woman, with average moods. But sometimes... well, watch out!
Sometimes, you let your mean side get the better of you. And you enjoy every minute of it.
Wednesday, April 26th, 2006
7:32 pm
Find your voice and sing like there's no tomorrow
Well, I've done it.
Most of you know that my situation at home has been less than pleasant for this past year.

In March 2005, my husband was in a horrible situation at work and we agreed that he could quit his job and take 2-3 months off before searching for another job.

Here we are, over a year later, and I still have yet to see him start his job hunt. This last year I've been going through my own personal hell, bringing to the forefront memories of all of my past relationships with drunken losers. I had patience and sat back, hoping history was not about to repeat itself.

After much consultation with friends, a psychic, a Reiki healer....
I've found my inner strength and voice and spoke my truth. I sat down with my husband yesterday and discussed all of our problems, including those prior to the quitting of the job, problems we've had for years. I then told him he had until the end of June to get a job and fix our problems, or it would be the end of our marriage.

Now, per the advice of my spirit guides, I shall wait and see.

Current Mood: peaceful
Wednesday, April 12th, 2006
8:46 pm
Gawd, am I really that bad? eeeeeek
You Are 72% Evil

You are very evil. And you're too evil to care.
Those who love you probably also fear you. A lot.
Saturday, April 8th, 2006
10:45 am
How did they know?
Your Hair Should Be Orange

Expressive, deep, and one of a kind.
You pull off "weird" well - hardly anyone notices.
Thursday, April 6th, 2006
12:12 am
Happy Birthday Angela
Happy Birthday to natertatersmom

Writer of the best smuttiest non-smut that I've read :)
12:10 am
Workout update
Monday, I did 30mins of aerobics and lower body strength training.
Walked 3.5mi yesterday and did upper body strength training.
Walked 3.5mi today, but no strength training.
Weight loss to date(since March 10............11lbs WOOT!
12:08 am
Oooooo goody goody, I love these things......
You Are a Visionary Soul

You are a curious person, always in a state of awareness.
Connected to all things spiritual, you are very connected to your soul.
You are wise and bright: able to reason and be reasonable.
Occasionally, you get quite depressed and have dark feelings.

You have great vision and can be very insightful.
In fact, you are often profound in a way that surprises yourself.
Visionary souls like you can be the best type of friend.
You are intuitive, understanding, sympathetic, and a good healer.

Souls you are most compatible with: Old Soul and Peacemaker Soul
Monday, April 3rd, 2006
7:55 am
Attack of the Bubbleheaded Bleach Blondes!!
First, my workout update: 3.5miles on the treadmill and 20mins of pilates. 


Midnight Musings from the Ginger-Haired Mistress of the Dark

It's a sad, sad state of affairs when hoochie mamas can't get a man on a Saturday night.  

Most of you know that I work 3rd shift as a phone technician (Inside technician, I don't climb poles -- shoosh you! filthy minds)
Anyhoo, when I work on a Friday or Saturday night I do a lot of driving around town, during which I always stop at my usual gas station to get a package of peanuts and coffee or soda. So, I'm in the gas station around 3:40am getting the usual when in walks skank #1.

Now, I'm doing my last bit of shopping (picking up a newspaper) when I hear the clerk tell skank#1, "That register's closed, but I can help you over on this one."  Apparently the 2 racks of candy bars blocking the closed register weren't enough of a hint. I'm close enough to easily cut her off and get in line first but I figure hey, I'm in no hurry so I'll just let skank#1 go ahead.  With the tiny 3FEET of counter space, skank#1 decided to put her bottle of water and soda down as far away from the register as possible, leaving me behind juggling my newspaper, wallet, and bag of peanuts while balancing my soda on my nose. Do you think the skank might've moved up so I could at least put my stuff down since I was nice enough to let her go first? Of course not. Do you think skank#1 could move her stuff after she was checked out and was trying to determine if her change should go into her coin purse or billfold part of her wallet? Nah....

As I'm exiting the gas station, I see another car of skanks. This time I'll call them skank#2 and skank#3 so as not to confuse the reader.  As I'm walking to my car, skank#2 gets out of the passenger side of her car, stands in the headlights of the car right in front of the gas station window, and makes a complete spectacle of herself digging her underwear out of her ass while skank#3 is Woohooing and honking her horn.

At this point I make an effort to get into the car as quickly as possible because I can't restrain the irresistible urge to sing, "Where, oh where, have the smart people gone?" (Pink, "Stupid Girl")  With every ounce of good judgment, I'm able to retain my composure and get into the car without a sound. Can't.....be.....snarky.....in........public.......on.........company.........time......................

Being 'the glass is half full' type of person that I am, I try to put a positive spin on this. 3 Skanks at a gas station at 3:40am on a Saturday night/Sunday morning, with no sign of any men.   Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

Could it be that maybe men are starting to come to the realization that their time and money are better spent on down-to-earth women with an IQ in the 3 digit range (no decimal points!)?
Saturday, April 1st, 2006
8:34 pm
No Workout Today, Was Too Busy Being a Proud Mum

While I appreciate all of your support in my fitness quest, I'm sorry to say there is no workout today. However.........

At 8:30 this morning, my daughter gets a call from her snotty little friend Chelsea.

Chelsea: "Danielle, we have a 4H Volleyball tournament today."

Danielle: "We do?"

Chelsea: "We need one more player or we can't play!!!!!"

Danielle: "Lemme ask my Mom."

Mum: *still pondering what we should do on our first free Saturday in months* "Cool beans! Now we have something to do. Tell her we'll be there in 20mins."

The first game of the Tournament: We got our Asses Kicked lost. None of the kids seemed to know what to do and looked like bumbling idiots out there!! I grabbed a ball and took to kids over to an unused portion of the gym and ran some drills with them.

The second game (double elimination tournament): Er, I thought they knew what to do. But I guess I forgot to mention that SOMEBODY had to hit the ball!!! Preferably before it bounced! At least Danielle made some effort and was able to actually get the ball over the net.

Beaten and disheartened, as we are used to being due to years of very poor basketball coaching (eh, that's another story), we get our coats and start heading out, when one of the high school girls approaches us......

Stephanie (teh high school girl): "Danielle, we're shorthanded for the senior tournament. Would you like to come back at 11:30 and play with us?"

Beaten and disheartened Danielle: "Not really."

Wide-eyed Mum pulls Danielle aside: "Do you know why she's asking you?"

Depressed Danielle: "No."

Shocked Mum: "Because you were one of the better players out there. You know, she didn't even ask your snotty little friend Chelsea, or Colleen to stay."

Bright-eyed Danielle: "Really?" Turns to Stephanie: "Sure, I'll play." 

Between tournaments, we spend some quality Mother/Daughter time at Target, where I buy her her first pair of jeans in the Junior section. She's a size 3.  A Size 3!!!  Er, those genes didn't come from my side of the family. I'm suddenly inspired to have a salad for lunch instead of a fish sandwich.

We got back to the gym promptly at 11:30 ready to play. Now, 10 teams + 2 courts = A looooooong wait. We don't play our first game until 12:45. In the mean time, I'm watching all the other teams that consist of mainly high school students. Our team consists of 3 high school kids, an 8th grader, my ickle 6th grader, and a 4th grader. We are going to get our asses kicked. eh, maybe we shoulda just went home. 

The first game: Our team goes on the court and the high school kids spread out to help the ickle ones, making sure the 4th grader is the last to serve. As the ball goes back and forth, Mummy's Little Pride and Joy, er, Danielle, is actually bumping, setting, and getting the ball over the net very well. She's playing right up there with the high school kids. The only thing she couldn't do was get the ball over the net on a serve because they had to serve from farther back in the senior tournie. But in the end, WE WON!!!!!

In between games, I show Danielle the proper technique for serving.

Teh last game: Oh crap, the other team consists of 6 high school juniors and seniors. Here comes the ass-kickingMummy's Little Athlete, er Danielle, continues to play well, to the amazement of her older teammates and spectators. She serves for the first time, but doesn't quite have enough oomph to get the ball over the net. When she rotates around to serve again, the game is close. Mummy's Little Volleyball Star, er, Danielle makes it over the net!!!!  And makes it over again!!!  And again!!!!!! But this time, they lose the serve on the volley. The game was close up until the end, but they did lose. They made it all the way to the semi-finals.

More importantly, for the first time in her athletic career, Danielle felt what it was like to be on the winning side of the bracket. I think it gave her a shot of confidence that she sorely needed.

Am such a PROUD MUMMY!!!!!

(Sorry about the crappy resolution, I had to use my camera phone. Danielle is the one serving.)

Friday, March 31st, 2006
11:39 pm
Inspired by Deena
After seeing how wonderful almond_joyz has been doing with her workouts, I think I'm going to try to update my lj daily with my workout info. So........today I did a combination cardio and weight lifting for an hour (Kathy Smith is totally kicking my ass). Yesterday I walked 4miles on the treadmill and did a 15min pilates workout.

My goal is to workout for at least an hour, six days per week. Since I've been doing this the entire month of March, I don't have any witty soreness banter for you, just boring old results.

Current Mood: accomplished
Sunday, March 12th, 2006
3:19 am
I love these things...
Gacked from just about everyone.

1.YOUR ROCK STAR NAME: (first pet and current street name)
Leo Tagay Tay

2. YOUR MOVIE STAR NAME: (grandfather/grandmother on mother's side first name, favorite candy)
Myrtle Kit-Kat

3. YOUR "FLY GIRL/GUY" NAME: (first initial of first name, first three letters of your last name)

4. YOUR DETECTIVE NAME: (favorite animal, name of high school)
Horse Rufus King

5. YOUR SOAP OPERA NAME: (middle name, city where you were born)
Jean West Allis

6. YOUR OPPOSITE SEX NAME: (name of dad/mom, cell phone Company you use):
Dennis Cingular

7. YOUR STAR WARS NAME: (first 3 letters of your last name, last 3 letters of mother's maiden name, first 3 letters of your pet's name)
Lan Son Fel (?)

8. PORN STAR NAME: (middle name, street you grew up on):
Jean 69 (No I am NOT kidding, I really grew up on 69th street, lol!)

9. YOUR FASHION DESIGNER NAME: (first word you see on your left, favorite restaurant)
Equipment Red Lobster
Wednesday, March 1st, 2006
8:23 pm
Happy Birthday Amy!!!!
Happy Birthday Amy!!!!!!!!!

or as most of you may know, blondiesbabble

I hope you enjoyed it and got lots of presents (hehe).

Let me know when you're feeling well enough and have time to get together again so I can get your gift to you.

Friday, February 24th, 2006
3:01 am
So, here I am, minding my own business and lurking about when I realize I've just been tagged! By someone who's enjoying weather that's about 70 degrees warmer than here.  harrysmom   (Yes, I know jealousy isn't very becoming, but I HATE winter.)

So, here goes.....

Name ten of life's simple pleasures that you like most, then pick ten people to do the same.
Try to be original and creative and not to use things that someone else has already used.

My List

1. Snuggling with my kids on the couch under a warm, cozy blanket.
2. A warm, freshly baked chocolate brownie with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top.
3. Reading a good romance novel.
4. Giving or receiving Reiki.
5. Driving around at night with the stereo cranked.
6. Petting a purring cat.
7. Payday!
8. Crawling into a bed with fresh linen.
9. Baking with my daughter.
10. Hugs from my kids.

Current Mood: sleepy
Sunday, January 29th, 2006
10:33 pm
Loff Astrology

This is a really cool MEME I gacked from almond_joyz . Check it out...

You entered: 8/3/1972

Your date of conception was on or about 11 November 1971 which was a Thursday.

You were born on a Thursday
under the astrological sign Leo.
Your Life path number is 3.

The Julian calendar date of your birth is 2441532.5.
The golden number for 1972 is 16.
The epact number for 1972 is 14.
The year 1972 was a leap year.

Your birthday falls into the Chinese year beginning 2/15/1972 and ending 2/2/1973.
You were born in the Chinese year of the Rat.

The date of Easter on your birth year was Sunday, 2 April 1972.
The date of Ash Wednesday (the first day of Lent) on your birth year was Wednesday 16 February 1972.
The date of Whitsun (Pentecost Sunday) in the year of your birth was Sunday 21 May 1972.
The date of Whisuntide in the year of your birth was Sunday 28 May 1972.
The date of Rosh Hashanah in the year of your birth was Saturday, 9 September 1972.
The date of Passover in the year of your birth was Thursday, 30 March 1972.
As of 1/29/2006 11:28:31 PM EST
You are 33 years old.
You are 401 months old.
You are 1,748 weeks old.
You are 12,232 days old.
You are 293,591 hours old.
You are 17,615,488 minutes old.
You are 1,056,929,311 seconds old.

Your age is the equivalent of a dog that is 4.78747553816047 years old. (You're still chasing cats!)

There are 186 days till your next birthday
on which your cake will have 34 candles.

Those 34 candles produce 34 BTUs,
or 8,568 calories of heat (that's only 8.5680 food Calories!) .
You can boil 3.89 US ounces of water with that many candles.  

In 1972 there were approximately 3.7 million births in the US.
In 1972 the US population was approximately 203,302,031 people, 57.4 persons per square mile.
In 1972 in the US there were approximately 2,158,802 marriages (10.6%) and 708,000 divorces (3.5%)
In 1972 in the US there were approximately 1,921,000 deaths (9.5 per 1000)
In the US a new person is born approximately every 8 seconds.
In the US one person dies approximately every 12 seconds.

Your birthstone is Peridot
The Mystical properties of Peridot

Peridot is used to help dreams become a reality.

Some lists consider these stones to be your birthstone. (Birthstone lists come from Jewelers, Tibet, Ayurvedic Indian medicine, and other sources)

Sardonyx, Diamond, Jade

Your birth tree is

Cypress, the Faithfulness

Strong, muscular, adaptable, takes what life has to give, happy,content,optimistic, needs enough money and acknowledgment, hates loneliness, passionate lover which cannot be satisfied, faithful, quick-tempered,unruly, pedantic and careless.

There are 330 days till Christmas 2006!
There are 343 days till Orthodox Christmas!

The moon's phase on the day you were
born was waning crescent.

Saturday, January 7th, 2006
6:18 am
You might be a redneck if.....
So, I went to my in-laws to celebrate Christmas last Sunday. Just a little back story here: I married into a somewhat well-to-do family, all of which are nice except for my snobby brother-in-law. I don't know why he feels the need to be a snob, he's just a technician like me, making the same base wage as I do.

Anyhoo, on with the story...

He's telling me about this metal sculpture of a cat with a clock in its belly that he bought for his wife for Christmas. (She's mumbling to me about the diamond earrings she has asked for for the last 2yrs that he refuses to buy her.)
He tells me that he got it at some art gallery, the same gallery he got this hideous looking metal peacock from that he gave his wife for Christmas last year. (and off to the side, I'm still hearing about the earrings she wanted)

He is shocked at the puzzled look I'm giving him because I'd never heard of the place, nor did I care. He then tells me I'm not refined and into the arts, so of course I wouldn't know about this. (off to the side I see my husband smirking, waiting for my cheeky response)

I decided not to let him bate me into an argument and just mumble something about putting a big dent into the bottle of wine I have waiting for me at home.

The brother-in-law pipes in, "I like wine. What kind do you have?"

I say, "Sangria."

He says, "What kind of Sangria."

I say, "The $2.99 a bottle Sangria."

He looks at me aghast. I say, "At least it's not in a box. I'm not 'refined' remember?"

End of conversation, because at this point all of my inlaws are cracking up, (except for said brother-in-law, who now feels guilty.)
Thursday, January 5th, 2006
1:04 am

gingergurl's LJ New Year Party (Now At Least 19% Politically Correct!)

Started : 31st December 2005 09:00:11 PM

Ended : 01st January 2006 02:29:05 PM
Alco Money! : $ 381

Guests of Honour

salaciamaris is a compulsive Muslim who makes Joe Stallin look like a timid dinner lady. salaciamaris drank 9 Whiskeys.
allipotter is a bitter Agnostic who constantly bitches about....well everything on Livejournal. allipotter drank 1 Gin, 19 Brandys.
rondastarr is a wobegone Muslim and the worlds worst would-be bar manager. rondastarr drank 13 Pilsners.
blondiesbabble is an unfortunate Agnostic and a ravaging boozehound who consumes alcohol like a Mid-west tornado consumes redneck barns. blondiesbabble drank 1 Pilsner, 10 Everclears, 1 Mint Julep.
deena_s is a resentful Fundementalist Christian. deena_s decided to not drink because of their religious beliefs.
hp_jenorama is a chirpy Wiccan and a newbie drinker. hp_jenorama drank 16 Mescals.
shirathegoddess is a possessed Wiccan and an overweight, boozed up - spadehead who makes Joe Stallin look like a timid dinner lady. shirathegoddess drank 13 Tequilas.
kp_mushu is an unfortunate Atheist. kp_mushu drank 9 Sambuccas, 4 Rums.
tesgirl123 is an overwrought Atheist who enjoys farting rapturously during funeral services. tesgirl123 drank 4 Everclears, 2 Brandys.
mrspadf00t1 is an edgy Agnostic. mrspadf00t1 drank 3 Mescals, 8 Hot Toddys.
gingergurl is a hearty Muslim. gingergurl drank 3 Vodkas, 3 Brandys, 2 Absinthes, 2 Rums.
fanfanhp is a vivacious Agnostic. fanfanhp drank 2 Red Wines, 2 Cosmopolitans.
pandorajones is a schizophrenic Buddhist. pandorajones drank 1 Red Wine, 4 Ciders.


Bloody hell! Was that pile of brown marks on the floor there last night, gingergurl?


hp_jenorama and deena_s spent most of the night wrestling with each other over the Twister mat. Early reports seem to indicate that they were not...I repeat NOT fucking

'Here's a good one, 'Did you know there's an atheists.....' started deena_s before being rudely interrupted by kp_mushu 'Aye, deena_s! Isn't that Jesus peering through the window there?' and whilst kp_mushu looked around deena_s, kp_mushu canned the limp wristed God botherer around the head with a pan!


tesgirl123 and fanfanhp now seem to be inseperable after giving into temptation and romping like two love starved hogs over gingergurl's parents couch!

The Drunkest

In the middle of the night hp_jenorama woke up shouting "DRINK!!! FECK!!! ARSE!!! seemingly at noone.

Random Events

Contrary to popular belief allipotter firmly assured the room that they have never considered following "Reindeer Blowing" as a proper career.

mrspadf00t1 accused deena_s of having sold their brothers vibrator to slovakian terrorists in exchange for a guided tour
of a gay brothel in minsk.

Happy New Year!

Do you believe in all of that New Years Resolution shit? If not, celebrate the New Year as you mean to go on with the ultimate new years party from hell!

Enter your name below to experience the ultimate in complete useless bollocks!

Your Hero God Loves Coke.

Wednesday, December 28th, 2005
8:06 pm
Tagged? hmmm

I was tagged byharrysmom

Ground Rules: The first player of this game starts with the topic '5 weird habits/facts of yourself' and people who get tagged need to write an entry about their 5 weird habits as well as state this rule clearly. In the end, you need to choose the next 5 people to be tagged and list their names.

5 weird habits/facts

1. I eat my pizza from the top down.

2. The red hair in my family skipped 5 generation. My great-great grandad had it, then next was me.

3. My ancestors on my dad's side were Austrian royalty.

4. I played 'Janet' in the Rocky Horror Picture Show at a local theater when I was in high school.

5. I'm a Reiki II, and I hope to get my Reiki III in early 2006.

I tag:

1. almond_joyz

2. salaciamaris

3. therealmrsgrint

4. blondiesbabble  (yeah, she was tagged already, but hasn't done hers yet)

5. kp_mushu

Thursday, November 24th, 2005
9:36 am
I just want to wish everyone on my f-list and whoever reads this a Happy Thanksgiving!!!

Current Mood: cheerful
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