Hey, hey! Happy August!
You know, lately I have been loving each and every one of you because of your incredible comments. You guys are da shiz. Yeah, I just said da + shiz because saying “the shit” isn’t cool anymore. According to me. I’m loving all the new readers too! Hiya.
I eat a giant piece of cornbread in your honor.
Anyway, I digress.
How come celebrities always look amazing while running?
Instead us normal people look like mental heath patients escaping…
And they look good all the time. What’s up with that?
Normal people like me can’t even match my socks with shoes.
Black socks with blue shoes? Obviously I am a trend setter.
Whatever, whatever. I ain’t no celebrity got nothing on my cat Ralph and I.
Keep Ralph in your thoughts or prayers. (I’m not religious so I hate saying pray for someone.) He’s in the hospital right now. Apparently, he had a temperature of 105 and one degree more and he would have been dead. Not good. Poor Ralphie. I just want his ugly little face back home.
So, today I had a day off from work. Holla! It was my first day off in over a week. My body is all screwed up. I don’t get to bed until eleven every night since I don’t get home from work until 9:30 or even 10. Then, I wake up between 6:30-7 before I go to work at noon the next day. I’m glad I have a job, but it’s really not part-time. Anyway, I’ll stop complaining.
My whole point of saying I didn’t have to work today was to mention I had an appointment with an Air Force Recruiter where I made the decision
to join the Air Force to study my ass off to pass the ASVAB test to actually be able to join. I am qualified to join and I believe I am a great candidate. I can still run, go to school, and all that jazz after my basic training and technical training is finished.
I don’t want to go to college. Period. I would only go to run. In all honesty, I don’t think college would challenge me or even take me out of my comfort zone. It won’t help me gain the confidence I need to move on with life. The Air Force (for basic training) will take me to Texas. That is out of my comfort zone. That is out of the hell hole of Portland where hippies roam the land with mustaches and neck tattoos that say “put a bird on it”.
I’m excited. I want to do it despite how nervous I am. I am so nervous I won’t even make their cross-country team.
There is a catch. After I take the ASVAB text and if I pass it (knock on wood), there is a waiting period before I immediately go into basic training. It’s like 4-6 months. In between time, I don’t know what I’ll do besides work. I was thinking of joining a running team though.
It is all so nerve wrecking. What if I’m not good enough? Strong enough? Fast enough to make the team? Smart enough? What if I don’t make the team?
Screw it. If all else fails, the army isn’t so picky so I’ll just go there. Or be a firefighter. Some how, some way I hope to be content with what I do.
I feel like a five year old saying this, but I’m scared.
Come on, ASVAB For Dummies, don’t let me down.
I need to pass this. I need to make something of myself. Would you guys like a review?
“We all have dreams. In order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline and effort.” – Jesse Owens