September 30th, 2009 (10:37 am)
: zektbach | apocalypse 罪狩りの聖女
I've been getting a lot of hours at work lately. And by a lot, I mean fifty hours this past week alone. The reason being I've been partially covering Noreen's shifts for a while, and will continue to do so for a bit longer. The poor lady got third-degree burns on her hands from a flash fire in a frying pan at home, and her fingers are all bandaged up. She's on the mend, but I wish it didn't take someone else getting injured for me to get more hours, sheesh.
I also finally gathered the balls to ask Jerry for a raise, which I think I'm going to get. I mean, I've been there over a year and a half. I believe that it's about time that I had one. Plus, I need to make more money. I can't not get a raise, and afford my bills and other expenses. So I hope it'll work out where I don't have to get another, or second job. The idea itself is laughable, knowing how long it took me to get this one.
In other news, I hurt my right knee playing DDR the other day. It's been about a week and the pain is finally gone. Up until that point I was extremely worried. I didn't want to have to go to a doctor to get it looked at, and I was limping around for a while. I felt completely useless at work, but my boss was quite understanding about it, so he didn't say anything when I had to sit down frequently to take the weight off my legs. Still, I wonder if it'll be okay for me to start playing DDR again. I mean, I'm so terribly addicted to the game. I truly hope I just pulled a little something and I'm over it. I don't want to aggravate any pain by trying again, but we'll have to see.
Other than that stuff, I've just been trying to find time amidst my hectic schedule and exhaustion to let the creative juices flow for my Ouran fanfics that I have going. Right now I have three in the works, and another one I really love the idea for that I'm itching to write. If anyone's interested to see what I've been up to, it's all on my fanfiction.net account.
Speaking of fanfiction... I find it funny, while I'm not particularly a yaoi fan in general, I get totally captivated by specific pairings. This happens for characters of any gender, though, so I don't attribute it being specifically a yaoi fandom thing. I guess looking back on how I felt when I first got into Inuyasha fandom, it's pretty amusing when Ray introduced me to yaoi and I was so meh about it. Until I got into Inuyasha/Miroku. Then it was Ness/Lucas. Now I'm into Hikaru/Kaoru. Other than those, while I can appreciate well-written/well-drawn yaoi, it's not specifically a yaoi thing, again, because that can be said of any gender depicted.
Reading what I wrote just now, it almost seems like I'm some yaoi fangirl in denial. Haha, oh well.
Lastly, but not leastly, I want to buy Zektbach's album. Tomosuke makes Konami even more epic. Oh lawd, I'm so punny. Have a listen.