Tuesday, May 20, 2008


so glad one of us made it

Lots to say, tho I bet I forgot most of it already...

I went to Ocala with Greggie! We went because he had to see some counter-makin' material- he is redoing the kitchen counter at my parents' house. Also, we went to see Greg's parents, and that was pretty awesome. His mama is an awesome cook- she made this potato stuff, it's called kugalis (I prolly spelled that wrong) and it was fucking glorious. It was a really fun trip, we spent the night at his folks' house (after going swimming in their not-cold-but-awesomely-refreshing pool) and I got my 'done at the Ocala clinic the next morning. Then we almost got lost getting back to his parents' house and then they made us breakfast which was also delicious.

Then we went to the counter-and-tile "showroom", I think the company was called Jetta Stone, and Greggie was asking the salesman lots and lots of questions while making me take notes on the answers. I take good notes usually, but I was so tired and bored (surprisingly enough, I don't give much of a rat's ass about counters and edging and backsplashes and seamless sinks) that I ended up kinda falling asleep. Greg laughed at me for that. Then we went to the Jetta Stone factory, which was also boring to me and fascinating to Greg. Construction workers... whatever, right? He asked to take a factory tour, but I ended up waiting outside because there was a lot of weird shit in the factory air and I didn't want to breathe it in- I told the worker dude that I was pregnant and he said maybe I should go outside. No argument from me! I already smoke cigs and weed- thats enough foreign substances through my lungs to the baby. Plus, I wasn't exactly super interested.
Then we went back to good ol' Palm Beach County, on Tuesday. I stayed the night with him in the camper and went to my house on Wednesday. What a fun trip- even if it was to see a showroom filled with counters and sinks, I like going places with Greggie. He agreed to go to a concert with me in a couple months: Disturbed and Slipknot are headlining. Nice, huh? I do like the death metal, and Greggie isn't much into it but he also likes going places with me (or so he says, ha ha) so whatever.
My shoulder got fucked up about 2 weeks ago, and it keeps getting worse and worse. A couple nights ago it was hurting so bad that I was kinda graying out- my brain went blank and I felt really spaced out- so my mom insisted that I go to the stupid emergency room. Of course they didn't do a fucking thing, which pissed me off a whole bunch. It's an injured shoulder, and I can't fucking STAND doctors looking at something that simple and throwing their hands up to the sky: "oh lordy, I've never seen anything like that before!" Like it's a medical fucking anomaly- give me some gosh-damn flexeril! I know I can't have narcotics, hell I told them straight-out I wasn't after painkillers. Buncha fruitcakes.
This morning I went to an orthopedic doctor for the stupid shoulder. It's my right shoulder (of course, since I'm right handed) and by now it's completely locked to my arm. I can move the arm from the elbow down, but above that I can't even barely push it with the other arm. Typing isn't bad, cause I can still "chicken-wing" my arm while typing, but the fingers on my right hand have already went numb. Gay, huh? Anyways, the doc says I most likely have a torn (or somehow messed-up) rotator cuff which might need surgery, but he won't know for sure until I get an MRI, which I get on Friday. He asked me if I wanted an x-ray, but that might be dangerous for the kiddo.
This baby has beat some odds already and fuck if he isn't perfectly healthy! I say "he" because it's easier than typing "he or she" every time. Also, I'm pretty sure it's gonna be a boy. No one told me that, I just have a feeling. I even have an awesome boy's name picked out... not that I'm telling. I got a girl's name too, but neither will be revealed until after he's born. Superstition of some sort. I feel him punching and kicking when I lay down to go to sleep, and sometimes while I'm chilling and watching TV. Today I was watching King of the Hill (my favorite cartoon now that Family Guy sucks the big hairy one) and working on the baby blanket I've been making and suddenly the baby starts kicking/punching/headbutting me right below my belly button. The little bastard! Hurt like hell, but it was still cool. Feeling the little guy move around inside me hasn't lost it's novelty... at least not yet.
Well Greggie I know you wanted a big bullshit story but I didn't have it in me. My creative bone is on vacation or something- yeah. Greggie is of course the photographer behind the pictures, which were taken at the pool that I have access to where I'm living now. I'm getting H U G E, no?
The other day at the park I seen my friend Shane. Remember the chick I wrote about on here before, Kimmy Dixon? The girl I used to work the streets and get high with that got killed? If not, see here:
Anyways, Shane was her boyfriend for many years. He was a homeless crackhead-ass junkie needle freak, but he was one of the only homeless crackhead-ass junkie needle freaks that I trusted completely (the other one is the old man that I posted a picture of myself with last month- Chuckie). Yeah he was addicted, but he was always good people. Didn't steal from his friends, always shared even when he barely had anything (shit- one time he split a dime rock three ways even though nobody asked him for a hit!), got me off the streets when I was too high to be running around, etc. He went to a Christian "rehab" program (not 12 step crapola so obviously it isn't the ONLY way- lord I hate that NAzi bullshit) and he's been clean for quite a while. I think almost a year now. When I saw him- wow! He looks so fucking different than before, seriously. He looks great. I got permission from him to post this link, which is his graduation speech from the program he recently completed:
GO SHANE!!!!! I'm so glad one of us made it.

Saturday, May 17, 2008

to entertain you for now

I haven't updated yet because I'm waiting for some pictures to be e-mailed or given to me. The person with the pictures sho' is taking his time- he knows who he is and knows I love him. So... maybe tommorrow or Monday. Ok? Ok. But to entertain you for now...

**awesome/sickass Disturbed song**

Thursday, May 8, 2008

sobriety is boring

Um, yeah. A picture taken somewhere on Dixie Highway which is neither recent nor really good. But I have no pics and I'm kind of enjoying putting pics on just about every blog post, so here one is. Greg got some new pictures of me today while I was swimming and they will go up as soon as he gets 'em to me. Greg wants me to go to a counter and tile show in central Florida! Argh! As much as I love going places with him, I don't really want to go to a counter and tile show. Well, I bet we'll find some way to enjoy ourselves... :)
My baby bro came home from college which is cool but all his little friends ("the melvins") came with him which was not cool. The first night, there were like 6 of 'em and I tolerated 'em. The second night, there were like 12 of 'em and I was getting PISSED OFF ! ! ! I had a major bug up my butt, no question about it. They were so fucking loud, plus I was preggo-pissy, plus I hadn't smoked any pot (or used anything else, but then I don't anymore) for a couple days, plus I was lonely and horny- bad combination. I was yelling at the poor bastards, telling them to shut the fuck up and why are they still here, etc. To my credit, it had been 48 hours and they were still here bein' loud. Goddamn melvins! Finally Greg came over and helped me out in all sorts of different ways. We went to the ocean, then ate at IHOP (stuffed french toast kicks ass, even though it's more cake than breakfast), then slept in the parking lot of said IHOP. Nice, huh? While eating Greggie started asking the waitress if IHOP used to be called "the pancake house" and she just stared at him. It was hilarious. That was Friday night.
The rest of the week- hell. Nothing interesting AT ALL. Sobriety is boring. I sprained my shoulder and got tendonitis in it. The chiropractor couldn't even fuck with it cause it was too swollen. That was the interesting part of my week- see what my life has come to? At least I have pot and cigs- without that, I'd probably go crazy. I am off all the psych meds after all...
Oh one thing- I finally felt the baby move. I'm 20 weeks now (5 months) and I felt something like being flicked from the inside. 'Twas very cool!
GOOD SONG OF THE DAY: all my life by Foo Fighters
"Don't you have any non-whore shorts you can wear?"
Oh shit... you must be new to this blog. Allow me to introduce myself: Hi! My name is Michelle and I was a hooker for 4+ years, but I still trick on the side. I live in South Florida where it's 90 degrees on the daily. And the answer to your question? No- HELLS no! My outfit consists of whore shorts, whore skirts, and wife-beaters (whorish ones). That's just the way it is.
"I think that is what really distinguishes the good blogs from the bad. MORE PICS!!!!!! :)"
Thanks! Plus pictures make everything more fun.
"Wondering if you had a pictures of the Sweet corn Fashion show which showcased right before the competions."
Nope... sorry babes.
"Who would have thought, you, corn eating contest. You are full of surprises, arn't you???Loved it...I would never had had the guts to post this. You are so real..Good for you......"
What do you mean by that? Is it embarrassing or something? Honestly, I forget what's embarrassing since it's just about impossible to embarrass me... seriously. I post stuff for strangers to read that "normals" wouldn't discuss with friends. I'm real huh? I try to be. Fake isn't much fun.
"Do you own any clothes besides teeny tiny shorts and tanktops?"
Technically, yes I do- I have pants and hoodies too. But it's hot as shit down here in south Florida, and... wait. Am I explaining my clothing choices to a stranger? What the fuck has gotten into me! I love my tricksuits!
"Well… why does one expose their entire life to the general public in the form of a blog? It’s because they want feedback.If they didn’t want feedback, then it wouldn’t be public.Do you really think Michelle or anybody else has the right to squash anybody else’s opinions in a public forum? The same basic right that allows Michelle the ability to blog whatever she wants is given to same people who feel the need to criticize.If she doesn’t like it, don’t put it out there for others to read."
THAT IS EXACTLY WHAT I'VE BEEN TRYING TO SAY FOR A YEAR NOW!!!!!! I don't moderate comments, I allow anonymous, I answer flames. Why? Because I do like getting feedback. I don't really mind anyone making fun of what I write, and if there was something I was particularly sensitive about (didn't want trash talked about) I wouldn't post it on this flamer-filled blog. No one has the right to censor anybody else. Thanks Jake for posting this- I think a lot of people who come here need to understand that. You have said some pretty harsh shit to me on here- but that's because you have the absolute god-given fucking RIGHT to speak (type) your mind. Good for you!
"Personally, even though i like Michelles blog I don't really know her. I mean c'mon, she could really be a 80 year old granny in Liverpool freaking England, laughing her little wrinkled Liverpool ass off at us. "
Yes! You figured me out, ya bloody wanker! Get off my lawn! Where's my teeth? Hahahaha! Would this be proof enough: give me something to do or hold or whatever, and I'll take a pic of me doing or holding whatever ya said. Nothing sexual, cause I like staying on this site. Suggestive don't bother me though... I'm not really trying to "prove" anything, I just like games and this sounds like a fun one! Hooray for games!!
"I was at Wal Mart today and I saw your exact pink and white shorts!"
I think it's like a law that all white trash has to buy their (new) clothes at Walmarts. The only other options? Used clothes: thrift stores, garage sales, Salvation Army, rummaging through dead friend's trailers, etc. Keeping with that law, yes, my shorts did come from Walmarts. Don't tell me yer surprised.

Friday, May 2, 2008

just a shmuck

Wow it's been a while since I updated, but before I continue I have to bring something up. This is directed to the person or people that like to take everything I say on opiophile.org and bring it onto here in order to talk shit. See, opi is a MESSAGE BOARD. That means that if you don't like something I say on there, you can respond right there on the same page. If you don't like something I say on here, by all means talk shit on here. But I like opi because no one on there knows me personally (only online) so I can chat in relative anonymity, while there are quite a few people I know who read this blog on a regular basis. I don't tend to lie on here, I just don't write about every aspect of my existence- I can say things more freely on opi because they seem to have less folks over there who think their shit smells like freshly cut roses. I'm wondering why you're so infatuated with me that you follow me everywhere I go on the internet and drag shit from one website to another just to make me look bad. The bottom line is: if I piss you off on the blog, respond on the blog. If I piss you off on opi, respond on opi. It's not hard- hell, it's free to sign up and also it's a lot of fun. I posted pretty much the same thing over there, and hopefully that gayness will cease. Hopefully.

Anyways, I'll start where I left off. Friday and Saturday I didn't do anything interesting, mostly I just helped Greg paint my folks' house. Technically I didn't do much painting (Greg is the professional carpenter/jack of all trades and I'm just a shmuck), I just vacuumed and washed the baseboards and layered painter's tape on the carpet and tile so that his job would go faster. Greggie told me that painting my parent's crib was one of the best jobs he's ever had: pays good, not very difficult, inside the air-conditioning, can go swimming in the pool during breaks, free lunch (I made us lunch every day that he was working here), and of course I was hanging around the whole time either doing prep work or bothering him or smoking pot out front. Speaking of which, I'm not smoking as much pot as I used to- I didn't quit but I have slowed down.

Sunday is the day I usually spend with Greggie and it was his day off, but I didn't end up seeing him because my grandparents came over to go to a "Sweet Corn Fiesta" over at the fairgrounds. That's some redneck shit, no? Not quite as redneck-y as a chili cook-off, but hell. One of the attractions at the Sweet Corn Fiesta (cornfest, from here on out- it's shorter) was corn-shucking and corn-eating speed contests. There were 3 different eating contests: amateur men, amateur women, and professionals and the basic idea for the amateur contests was to eat as much corn on the cob as you could in 1 minute. An eating contest sounded perfect for my pregnant ass, so of course I signed up. There were cash prizes ($100 for 1st, $50 for 2nd, $25 for 3rd) but I figured that even if I lost I still would get my corn for free instead of paying $2 per ear like everyone else. I only ate 3 ears, which wasn't a great number compared to some of the other women at the table, but my 3 ears were completely devoid of any kernels. I ended up winning 3rd place! I got an envelope with $25 and a trophy that says "International Foundation of Competitive Eaters, Ladies Amateur Sweet Corn Eating Contest 2008, 3rd place." My dad has a couple pics, one of me shoveling corn down my face and another of me with the 1st and 2nd place winners and our trophies. I will post those pics when he gets home because they are on his cell right now and his cell is with him on a business trip to God knows where.

Oh yeah, and this is a great opportunity to make a "pigs eat corn, you're a fat corn-eating pig, did ya eat it out of a trough, did ya snort while ya ate?" joke. So... fire away!

Monday I helped Greggie paint once again. Tuesday I went to my ob/gyn to get my first ultrasound. It was so exciting, the baby looked like a little skeleton on the screen and his/her heart was visibly beating so damn quickly. The PA couldn't tell me the sex, though, because junior's legs were curled up under his/her body. Maybe next time, right? Someone gave me a suggestion to eat a lot of sugar before I get my next ultrasound because it makes the baby hyper and he/she moves around a lot more. It's worth a shot.

Wednesday I (amazingly enough) helped paint. One of the best parts about him doing a job here is that I don't have to take the bus home from the methadone clinic every morning. He lives close to das klinik and is headed to my crib anyway, so I just call before I get on the bus and tell him when to pick me up. Usually we do the exercise trail before heading to work, but I flat-out refused that day because I was in my sandals. The exercise trail in John Prince Park is made of red wood chips that get caught in my sandals and stab my feet, which is gay. So we went to get pastries at our usual spot- Greg likes Dunkin Donuts and I like this little privately-owned bakery and the two spots happen to be right across the street from each other. Good deal, huh?

While we ate, one of my old crackhead friends comes over to say hi. As he came up, me and Greggie were arguing (not angry arguing though) because he wanted me to do the stupid trail and I told him I wasn't gonna walk that fucker in my sandals. My crackhead friend (Chuck) heard us and said he had a brand new pair of sneakers hidden over by where he goes to smoke that he'd be willing to give me if they fit. They were a little big, but with socks they fit ok. Chuck wasn't trying to charge us (doesn't that show that he's a real friend? a crackhead that gives something for free?) but we gave him five bucks anyways cause he's a cool guy. The pic on the top is me and Chuck that was taken on the same day as the chili cook-off (I think? I'm just guessing that since I'm wearing the same outfit as in the chili pics). I wish I could post a picture of my Greggie, but he doesn't want his picture on here and if I put one anyway it would be pretty fucked up.

Wednesday was also the last day of Greg's painting job : ( and after he got payed he gave me a check for helping him do the prep and fixing lunch every day. It's nice not to be broke. Thursday we were supposed to spend the day together to celebrate a job well done, but there was some drama over at the clinic and they refused to dose me. By about noon I was S I C K and incredibly pissed off, so I ended up doing a bag of heroin. My first shot in approximately 3 months- and it fucked me UP!! It was a one-time thing though... I won't do it again. I started getting sick again around 8pm and ended up staying up the entire fucking night tossing and turning and crying. I didn't call for more dope, I didn't try and find pills, and I didn't even go get drunk (yes, I had plenty of money). I just got through it, thought not exactly with dignity. I showed up at the clinic at 530am, right as the doors opened (hell, I was awake anyways) and there were no problems. I went to see my counselor, and she asked me if I got high yesterday. I lied of course- if I had said yes, I wouldn't have been dosed today either and I really don't want to do any more heroin but at the same time I really really don't want to be sick. Pregnant bitches aren't supposed to be in withdrawal at all, ya know? Plus it sucks!
So... that's about it.
"In the first picture, are the dark spots on your arms track marks? I don't really know what they look like, but your arms don't look that bad. You had blogged about horrific track marks."
Yes, those are tracks. Greg says he has a picture of what my arms and hands looked like about a year ago- they are B A D !!!
"Any word on the father of your baby? Do you even know?"
I do know- I'm not a candidate for the Maury Povitch show, I guess. But while I'm about 95% sure, I don't want to throw a name out until I'm 100% on it. The person in question agreed to get a DNA test, which will confirm (or deny) his paternity. But I got a very very good idea of who it was.
"if anyone believes you haven't done heroin they're idiots"
It's pretty funny that when I say I'm doing bad (shooting up every day, smoking rock, living on the streets, going to jail, working the corner, etc) everyone takes me at my word. But when I say I'm doing good... "bullshit!" You either believe what I write on here or you think I'm a liar, ya can't have it both ways you know.
"BTW... I guess your a lefty"
Nope! Right handed. I had tracks on both arms though, because when my left arm and hand got used up I switched. I also hit my feet, my legs, my chest, pretty much everywhere except for my neck. Neck shots are too creepy- I'm scared I'll miss and it'll look like I attempted to swallow a golf ball and it got stuck.
"Do you love being a whore or do you now admit that you are scum? PS I always knew you were trailer trash, but I just found out that you actually live in a trailer too. How fitting!"
No, I don't "admit that I'm scum" because I know I'm not. I'm doing my best, even if my best is equal to someone elses worst. It's okay, things are getting better. I enjoy tricking- it's a high all by itself. When I get out of a car with cash in my hand... hard to explain. I don't need YOU to bum me a cigarette, I don't need HIM to front me anything, I don't need HER to lend me a couple bucks, I don't need ANYONE to buy me food. Who got Shelley? Shelley got Shelley! But all good things must come to an end. PS who said I lived in a trailer? I stayed in someone elses trailer for about a month, but I'm staying in a 4-bedroom house right now with a laundry room and a swimming pool and porches in the back and front. It's my parent's house of course, but it's surely not a double-wide.
"So your parents are paying your pimp to paint their house! No wonder you turned out like you did."
Hey, it's hard out there for a pimp when he's tryin to get the money for the rent. Plus he did an awesome job painting- that's all that matters if you want your house painted. Thanks for the laugh anyway- that's a pretty funny comment.
"i just noticed...why'd you take micheal's picture down?"
Because he's not really a part of my life anymore. I would put up Greg's picture, but he doesn't want his face on the internet so I respect that.
"i really hope your child makes it through without being seriously harmed/retarded/diseased and gets adopted by a loving family that can give them the care and special attention they will probably need"
So far, junior is perfectly healthy and at the correct weight and developmental stage. Hooray for junior! He/she won't get adopted by anyone- I will provide whatever is needed although I'll probably need help doing it. But it's ok to ask for help.
"how the hell did you get preg? who the hell would knowingly have stuck their dick in that cavernous snatch of yours...talk about risk!"
Hah! You'd be surprised... :)
"I heard you used heroin again, liar."
You're right, I did. Not sure how you "heard" it, but I don't much care. I shot a bag yesterday, and I didn't lie about it (well, not here at least).
"Yeah, when you're a junkie whore living in the ghetto of course it's easy to buy drugs"
Damn skippy!
"You're so fucking ignorant it's pathetic. And since you have now said on opio that you plan to resume being a junkie and crackhead when you are not prgneant (though you're also talking about calling your dope guy tonight) what do you plan to do with the baby???"
Show me where I said that I'm gonna resume being a junkie after the kid is born. Post the link right up on here. Oh, you can't? Probably cause I didn't say that. Yeah, I was talking about calling my dope guy the other night, and I did call. But I didn't get anything from him that night either... so who cares? Dude can't slip a bag through the telephone.