-Trying on bathing suits when you are a busty gal. UGH UGH UGH.
-Making a last minute trip to see my half-brother Joel & his family for my niece’s 1st birthday!! I’ve never met her, so I really, really can’t wait to spend the weekend celebrating with them.
-Losing 4 lbs since I started eating healthier. =) Thank goodness the weight is starting to come off!
-Taking the iron pills has really helped me feel less exhausted lately. YAY for fixing anemia!
-RELAY FOR LIFE OF GREENE COUNTY!!!! =) I LOVED IT!!
-Did I mention that I watched Iron Man 3 twice on opening weekend?! Loves me some comic book movies! I thought it was better than Iron Man 1 & 2 by a long shot.
-Catching the flu that my mom caught from my uncle before he left. It’s rough. Lots of mucus-y goodness. TMI.
-Oh, RDJ, you are like a fine wine… you simply get better with age!
-Date night that involved Thai food, frozen yogurt, and vintage records. Yesss!
-Book suggestions from my incredible Aunt Kathy. =) Can’t wait to check out what she’s suggested!
-Finishing all of my tasking for the week by Tuesday! I’ve had to come up with new things to work on.
-Eating all of the candies that came in these cute little Hello Kitty keychains my coworker got me as a thank you. They were delicious, but oh my… I ate so many!
-Not watching my diet at all lately. I need to start that up again…
-The Secret Life of Bees. It was such a sweet, touching, and lovely novel. I’m glad I discovered it and decided to give it a try. =) Now I want to see the movie!
-MINI-MOOS!!! That’s what they call these little cows. haha. Aren’t they absolutely presh?
-Diet Dr. Pepper pick me ups in the middle of the workday!
-Being quite exhausted every morning. Wanting nothing more than to go back to sleep once I awake.
-How freezing cold our office is, especially when it’s hot outside. Burning up outside, bundled up inside.
-Uncle Dana coming to visit!! SO MUCH AWESOMENESS AND COMIC BOOK LOVING!
-Iron Man 3 coming out in theaters on Friday! I loves me some Tony Stark.
-The Scarlet Pimpernel. I’m reading it for the first time EVER and it’s really great. =)
-The bruise that formed after I had about 3 little vials of blood drawn for my blood test.
-How extremely fatigued I’ve been ALL THE TIME lately. I really can hardly stay awake at times & the weakness has been overtaking me.
-My doctor switched my meds to Prozac,which focuses more on my OCD and less on my anxiety. This is good, except for the fact that I’ve been taking it at night [as my previous meds really made me pass out] and it’s been wiring me out. I’ve got to switch and take it in the morning!
-Finally finding out why I’ve been so weak and ill all the time. I am officially anemic (if the above bruise didn’t give me away). I am iron deficient in my diet and now I need to take a daily iron supplement.
-Free books from Goodreads giveaways. They are seriously piling up!!
-Coming in early to work and getting to leave early in the afternoon. Working 6am to 2:30pm is pretty fantastical.
-How much I really recognized with the main character’s issues in The Perks of Being a Wallflower [novel].
-The Easter chocolate cake that I ate half of mostly by myself. Yum, yum, yum! No wonder why I’m a bit overly curvy right now.
-Craving chocolate just by WRITING about that cake & the Reese’s peanut butter eggs.
-FINALLY finishing Finnegan’s Wake. Uuuugh! It was rough going, but I made it!
-Emergency Reese’s peanut butter eggs at work. DELICIOUS! And awful.
-Spring coming to visit us eventually! Lovely, lovely 60 degree sunny days. <3
-Running through novels like it’s my job. I wish it were my job! haha.
-My dentist appt yesterday where they found ANOTHER cavity and proceeded to tell me that braces really weakened my teeth and made them much more susceptible to cavities. =( Bummer.
-Not working out for the second week in a row. I WILL NOT LOSE WEIGHT SITTING ON MY BUM AND READING. As much as I wish I could.
-My parents cat Yellow cuddled right next to my face while I napped last weekend. I got to use him for a pillow. And let me tell you… cat pillows are the best. They’re warm and the purring is soothing.
-Going through books like it’s my job. I’ve really enjoyed reading so much lately!
-My little work plant that my coworker Laura got me. =) It’s a cute Butterfly Bush… in the making. It’s still in seed form, but I’ll share it’s growth in 2 weeks!
-The weather changing back and forth between winter and spring every other day.
-Doing ONE day of Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred and not being able to use my legs properly for three whole days afterwards. That’s insane. I’m determined to complete the 30 days, though!!
-Living paycheck to paycheck moolah wise. UGH.
-Spending oodles of time with my family lately! I adore them. <3
-Organizing a Used Book sale for my Relay for Life team!
-Spring being so close somedays that I can taste it. No, literally, the DQ opened for the season.
-Snow & Ice stuck all over my vehicle in the morning. Getting stuck in the parking lot of our apartment, where I might add that everyone else got out of with ease. Oh, my…
-Feeling like my novel reviews on the blog are poorly written Book Reports. Remember those?
-Legs being sore DAYS after the gym. We need to start going regularly again… it hurts too much to work out intermittently.
-Stuff like the above image make me think I should be watching 30 Rock on Netflix. =)
-Starbucks on cold, cold mornings.
-Audiobooks on my drive in to work and home from work. That’s almost 2 hours of driving a day and now I get to actually be productive and enjoy my time in the vehicle. I’m “reading” The French Lietenant’s Woman by John Fowles. I love John Fowles, he’s an excellent writer. Check it out if you’re looking for an interesting novel!
-Finished Scoop [the Evelyn Waugh novel]! A review is on your way tomorrow!
-Eating almost all of my daily calories before dinner. Salad it is!
-Meetings at work where you have to tell someone that they’re not doing what you need them to do. So much anxiety from those types of meetings.
-Having to get my doctor to forward my prescriptions to the right pharmacy. AGAIN. Every damned time I go to my doc they send the meds to the wrong place. SO FRUSTRATING.
-Ripping my new sweater the very first day I wear it. Sadface…
-My Neighbor Totoro!! So adorable… I really have a newfound love for Studio Ghibli films! <3
-Cuddly Franklin on the weekends. He just wants to nap with me all weekend and I’m okay with it.
-Reading 3 books at one time. I have a book at work, a book at home, and a book Mitch & I are reading together. I love books.
-Working out and losing some weight. It’s coming in small doses, but I’m doing it the healthy way!