Been Awhile!

I haven't posted in a while, but I've been pretty busy. I haven't seen Justin since the 20th and I miss him like CRAZY! He starts his orientation for his job today, and then he'll get to start work in the next couple of days. I can't wait till I get to go home to see him! This week I am staying at my inlaws house while they are on vacation, it's kind of nice to be by myself for a while. I was tired of my brother always having a bipolar attitude with me, and even though he's gone this week, I just needed to get away. I've been working like crazy, I haven't had a day off in well like a week. There's 8 of us on staff, but only a few of us are actually willing to work. What's the point in having a seasonal summer job, if you don't even work? It's so aggravating, I would love to have just one day off this week so I can catch up on my sleep. I'm soooo tired, and I can't stand when people act like they're better than everyone else and don't show up. That makes the rest of us have to work more, and it's tiring.

Well, as of today there are 11 days until my last day at work and 12 days until I move HOME! I have an interview at a law firm on that following Monday for another receptionist job and I'm praying that it's God's will for me to get this job. It would be a great job to start with in TN! I'm praying hard!

That's all I feel like typing today, maybe more will come later in the day. God Bless!

I just love this verse... so I'm gonna share it again.

"The joy of the Lord is my strength!"
-Nehemiah 8:10


Home Sweet Home!

Well, we finally got moved into our new apartment! We haven't really put everything away yet, but the kitchen and bathroom are DONE! We're still working on the living room and bedrooms... and eventually I'll post pictures of the finished product. YAY! Right now, I'm staying at my parents house in our hometown, and Justin is 2 hours away in our new apartment :(. Pretty much... SUCKS. I'll be at my parents (and possibly my inlaws while they're on vacation) for the next 3 weeks. Anyways, here are some photos of the new apartment:

This is my rubber duckie bathroom.... lol we really need to update it to a more adult theme, lol!
My duckie display shelf... can you tell I like rubber duckies?
This is the spare bedroom... soon to be the guest room/craft room/ and someday when we have kids the nursery!
Our stairs, this is a townhouse apartment so the bedrooms and bathroom are upstairs, while the kitchen and living area are downstairs :)
View looking up the stairs...
Our closet and Snickers' "room", lol
The master bedroom - it's a mess!!!
Part of the master - we basically just threw everything in so we could sleep in our own bed this wknd... eventually it will be moved around.

Our living room and the doorway to the kitchen/dining area

Living area with two of my greatest loves... Justin & Snickers

More living area

Doorway from kitchen into the living area. HUGE windows!!!

Our kitchen table, pots & pans, and storage area

The back door, and Snickers' stuff

Freezer/Kitchen/Snickers' stuff

KITCHEN!!! I LOVE THIS KITCHEN!!! IT'S A REAL FULL SIZED STOVE! In our old apartment the stove was tiny!



So there you have it... the new home of Justin & Sarah Massey. YAY!!!



I am so ready to move. So ready to start a new job. So ready to get away from these conceited, selfish people. My job is to transfer calls.... and I do. But when I transfer these calls to other people they ignore calls and get mad at ME for transfering them... then the callers call me again and yell at me because the person I transfered them to didn't answer. What the crap? I'm doing my job. I'm transfering the freakn calls to the people that need to handle them. I can hear these women talking upstairs... I can hear them saying "I can't wait until she moves, all she does is send the calls to me!" Which is also crap, this certain person NEVER gets calls. I'm so fed up. I'm seriously considering quitting my job in Montreat, telling S&C screw you and heading off to TN. I'm tired of this. I'm sick of it. What have I done to make them hate me so much? I do my job well, I do EVERYTHING they ask me to do, no questions asked. I don't get why they have to treat me like I'm nobody. I can't take it anymore. I'm done.


Sarah's Falling Apart - Oh No!

Technically I'm not falling apart, but boy does it feel like it! I am absolutely sure I have a UTI, and as I'm typing this I'm looking up the number for my doctor to schedule an appt for Thursday morning. Ontop of that, last week/wknd I either just strained the muscles and tendons in my elbow or I actually sprained it. If I move it the wrong way I have an enormous amount of pain... I think it's from sweeping the entire length of the sidewalk at work, we were all in a hurry to get home and I may have overdone it! I also woke up with a painful crick (sp?) in my neck. Ah yes... it would just so happen that the big week of moving I would be falling apart. Fun stuff. Well, I may write some more later but I actually have work to do today.... which is rare! Hope everyone has a wonderful day :)


UTI Maybe?

I'm pretty sure I'm getting a UTI (Urinary Tract Infection). I've had one before, but this isn't nearly as painful as the one I had almost (exactly) 2 years ago! I'm urinating a lot and it's just a tiny bit painful, but not so much that I think I need to see a doctor. I'm drinking lots of water and taking some Vitamen C, if I'm still hurtin Thursday, I'll call for an appt! Anyways, I'm basically just bored so I thought I'd fill you in, later gators!

25 days and counting - Justin's leaving in 4!

WOW. THIS Friday we're moving Justin to TN and leaving him there for 3 weeks while I finish up a few things in our hometown. Is it just me, or was it yesterday that we started talking about moving? INSANE. I'm nervous and excited and terrified all at the same time... kinda strange. Happy Monday readers!



I ran over a black snake today and CRIED. I feel SO horrible! I may have killed or put one of God's creations in a great deal of pain. I'm so sorry little snake!


28 Days and Counting

Well some of our plans have changed. Like I expected to happen, my brother got his way and my parents have decided that we will be leaving Friday afternoon and coming back Saturday instead of Sunday. Basically, Dylan pitched a fit (imagine that from a 16 almost 17 year old) because he has church on Sunday. I'm GLAD he's going to church, but he doesn't need mom & dad to take him, there are several ppl I know personally that would have been happy to pick him up. I guess it's not a big deal that I'm leaving my husband in an entirely different state for close to a month, right? Well it IS a big deal, it's a HUGE deal. So I'm going to be driving my car (completely unneccesary.... we will have 4 cars total - mine, Justin's truck, mom's trailblazer AND the uhaul) and my friend Hannah will be coming so I won't be by myself. I just don't get this at all. Justin is my HUSBAND, he will be living ALONE, I will not SEE him for THREE weeks. Am I being unfair about this? Is it unreasonable for me to be upset? Geez.

"Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus."
-Phillippians 4:4-7


29 Days and Counting

I don't really have much to say today, I'm getting behind on my daily blogging! Justin and I are busy trying to get all of our stuff packed (with the exception of my clothes, shoes & essentials since I'm staying here for 3 more weeks!) and ready for our big move next wknd! Mom & Dad are going to be helping us out, and I'm praying my brother won't freak out when mom asks if he minds staying until Sunday rather then Saturday when we go. My brother has gotten VERY involved with the youth group at his church, and I'm so excited about that... but at the same time, Sunday the 20th could be the last day I see my husband for almost a month. I don't want to go move in on Friday & have to leave the next day! Please help me pray about this!
Justin and I have been researching churches in Sevierville, and I am excited to say we think we may have found one! It's a First Baptist Church and it's HUGE! Not as huge as the church we've been going to, but from what we've read/seen so far, it looks amazing! I hope to get involved with the youth group, maybe chaperoning trips and such. They go to Xtreme Summer in Florida, which is where I went when I was in school too!
This church has some many wonderful programs for people of every age, such as music camps for the children, a preschool choir, bible school, Monday night worship for teens, Thursday night worship for College Students & Young Adults, luncheons for the Senior Citizens, Study Groups for both men & women, a group for new moms and experienced moms, handbells, an orchestra, and even a group for children/young adults with special needs. I'm SO excited!

Check out the layout for the church, how neat is that? Justin and I saw this church when looking for the apartment we were checking out. So it's just down the road in downtown! Oh geez I'm excited!


32 days and counting

As of today, Justin will be moving in 10 days. TEN days. In ten days, he will be in TN, and I will still be in NC working my butt off and missing him like crazy! I look forward to spending some quality time with my family, but at the same time, I dread the nights without him to cuddle next too, and the days that all I need is a hug and a kiss to brighten my day. In the 2 1/2 years we've been together, we have seen eachother EVERY DAY except for the 2 days I was out of town. I'm talking EVERY DAY. Even if it was for 5 minutes before one of us had to go to school or work, we ALWAYS managed to squeeze in a few minutes to see eachother. And now, we will be apart for THREE weeks.

I am looking forward to moving Justin into our new apartment though. It's an awesome home, and I look forward to making it our own. It's a two story townhouse apartment, with 2 bedrooms and one bath. You walk in the front door into a quaint, carpeted living area with huge windows in the front. When you walk through you come to a kitchen (a good sized kitchen - with room for a table!). There's a full sized stove & a full sized refridgerator with LOTS of cabinent space and enough room in the cabinents that our dishes will ACTUALLY fit in. (Our current apt has cabinents but they aren't big enough for regular sized dinner plates!) There's also a little nook underneath the stairs in the kitchen where we can store Christmas decorations and such, so that's convenient. At the back of the kitchen is our back door with a small patio & grassy area which will be great for Snickers and for cookouts :). If you go back towards the front door in the living area is where the steps are to the upstairs. You go up the carpeted stairs and directly infront of you is a small closet (which we'll probalby use for towels). Then once you turn, the bathroom is directly across with a full sized tub/shower, cabinents & a cute little sink with storage also. To either side of the bathroom are the two bedrooms. Our bedroom, the master bedroom, is at the front of the apartment w/a covered patio like deck with sliding glass doors. AWESOME. Both bedrooms are carpeted and pretty big. We are SO excited. Snickers will finally get to live with us again, we have a nice apartment, and a new start on life.

Now, I just gotta get through this next month and everything should be in order!

I say this one a lot, but I love it..

"The joy of the Lord is my strength!"
Nehemiah 8:10


It's About Time!

Go figure. I told the lawyers I was leaving... and they start appreciating the work that I do. I get compliments and thank yous... ha. Like it'll make me stay! It's hilarious how hard they're trying to keep me here... maybe they should have thought of this before I decided to move! For instance... I was putting together an estate planning package for one of the attorneys today. I had to scan in all their documents, make copies, place each individual original into a cover w/label, hole punch all the copies, make labels for the notebooks they would go in, make a table of contents, tabs, letter to the clients, & a receipt. Takes a good 2 hours. Well these were his exact words after reviewing my work, "This package is perfect, I'm really going to miss your work Sarah." Perfect, OFCOURSE it's perfect, I'm a perfectionist, and it's like EVERY other package I've made... and I NEVER got a thank you for those! UGH. Lawyers. I hope I never need one.


Tired of Drama

As the title says... I'm tired of drama. It seems like everywhere I go I find drama or it finds me. Since high school I have lost a LOT of friends, and I believe the reasoning is this. One, most of my friends went off to school hours away. Two, I had found a guy I loved and planned on marrying someday (and I did). I feel like I made a lot of decisions that most people my age don't plan on making until they've graduated from college and have a career. I got engaged a month before my 19th birthday, and I got married 7 months later. I started a full time job, started paying bills, etc. My priorities changed, and they are a lot different then my peers' priorities. I don't worry about boys anymore, because I married the greatest MAN ever. I worry about how I'm going to pay this bill, I worry about what's for dinner tonight, I worry about when we're going grocery shopping. I can start thinking about children someday, buying a house. I live a different life then the people I graduated with. Not to say that I'm more responsible or know better... I'm still learning, but I have to think about my husband and money BEFORE I think about going out, and hanging out with my friends. That 20 bucks it takes to go out to lunch could have been my phone bill.... that 20 dollars I put in the gas tank to go to town with a friend could've been all the money I had for gas that week. I can't just get up and leave, I have to discuss it with my husband. I can't just invite someone over, it's Justin's home too. I don't think my friends understand that sometimes. i can't always pick up the phone to cancel plans at the last minute, if I'm with my family, I DON'T answer the phone. That's my time to spend with my family, and now that I'm moving, I NEED that time with them! I worry about my grandma, and the fact I won't get to see her as often as I would if I stayed here. I worry about my daddy, he's getting older and with his diabetes he has a lot more health risks. He's the same age my Papaw was when I was born. And to me, that's kind of scary.

I just feel like sometimes my friends don't see the big picture. They get mad if I can't get together and go out with them, or they get mad if I have to cancel at the last minute. All I can say is I'm sorry. I don't know what else to say. I realize that they might not understand, but I think they should kind of realize that I have to worry about other things... I'm frustrated. I'm stressed. I'm TIRED of the drama. Ugh.

"I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world."
-John 16:33