Wednesday, March 25, 2009

1st of good news!

So last night was a very normal Tuesday night for me. I teach dance from 6-9 almost every Tuesday and this Tuesday was no different. So mom and I headed to her house after work so she could change her clothes before heading to dance. While she changed, I asked my brother how his first day of his new job went. (well overall, coworkers are what really make it). She waltzed into the room with cell phone to ear saying congrats to someone on the phone and for some reason I got the feeling it was Brad. I had left my cell in the car so I had not recieved the text reading: "I just got some really bad news..............the Dean's scholarship I received along with acceptance to Capital Law is ONLY $10k. sucks right? :)"
That's right Law school. We have been being sly about it so we didn't have to tell a lot if it didn't work out. It's pretty much a for sure now though, as long as we can work out financial aid. He applied to 4 schools total and this is just the first we have heard from, so there is still some waiting to do....... but I'm soooooo happy for him!!!!!!!!

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

37 in 365

So I ran across this project that some people are doing call 101 in 1001. Basically you make a list of 101 goals that you want to complete in 1001 days (which works out to just under 2.75 years). I decided that being a newlywed my life would be changing to much in the near future for project that long. So I decided to do 37 goals in 365 days. I think it's a reasonable endevor. We'll see how it goes.

I decided to keep myself honest and accountable I would post and track it on here. I'm going to see if I can figure out how to list it down the side and update it regularly but for now.... here's my list in no particular order.

37 in 365
  1. Clean out purse 1 time per month (0/12)
  2. Clean out and wash car 1 time per month (0/12)
  3. Try 3 new recipies a month (0/36)
  4. Stretch 2 days a week other then Tuesdays (0/104)
  5. Call Grama 2 times a week (0/104)
  6. Plan for a baby (ex: start a savings account, read books)
  7. Have 5 picnics in different places (0/5)
  8. become a volunteer at CAHS
  9. Get passport
  10. Read 3 classic books (0/3)
  11. Walk with Brad 3 times a week for 2 months (0/24)
  12. Host or attend a girls night once a month (0/12)
  13. Have dinner with some friends (couples) once a month (0/12)
  14. Clean and organize cat room
  15. Save $200 for salon day
  16. After June, go to stylist for consult and get new hairstyle
  17. Get ring appraised
  18. Update Resume
  19. Take 1 picture a day for 365 days (0/365)
  20. Make wedding ablum
  21. Create time capsule with Brad to open on 25th anniversary
  22. Have date night 2 times a month (0/24)
  23. Get a shredder
  24. Lose 4 pounds (considered lost if stay below --- for 3 months)(0/4)
  25. Save all change, cash it in at the end of 365 days
  26. Move by November 09
  27. Journal 1 time a week (0/52)
  28. secret
  29. Get one more house plant, keep it alive
  30. Pack lunch at least 2 times a week (0/104)
  31. Get a picture for bedroom once moved
  32. Secret (0/5)
  33. Secret (0/12)
  34. Help mom organize - 5 days after McGinnis II moves out (0/5)
  35. Make lesson plan for 10 Tuesday nights (0/10)
  36. Pay off Vibe asap ($0/$1238)
  37. Make a photo collage of 365 project

I will start my list as of April 1st, 2009.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009


I got to wear a dress today, without a sweater. I'm so glad warm weather is really here, well minus the crazyness of Ohio weather. It's 72 now and going to be 40ish tomorrow.
This picture isn't me, but....

I'm currently going to physical therapy twice a week for my feet and left knee. My PT thinks that i may have a torn or frayed miniscus in my knee. We're working on strenghting my hips to help that. He's saying no surgery right now. :)

My feet have been kind of a mystery to everyone I have seen about them. I've seen multipule people over the last 10 years. They all have believed that my pain and issues were related to my plantar fascia (big tendon that supports your arch). My PT now, after consulting with a person that works with BalletMet, thinks that it has to do with the tendon and muscle that run under my big toe. I'm interested to learn more about this and have a laundry load of questions for him when I go for my PT session tonight. He thinks things can improve in the next 4ish weeks though, so thats great news.

Monday, March 2, 2009

Happy Birthday to Me!!!!!

Today is my birthday. Brad woke up and while I was in the shower, made me breakfast. It would have been nice to stay home today, especially with the weather, but alas..... Plus, if I would have stayed home today I wouldn't have gotten my Happy Birthday balloon from my office. :) I'm so easily entertained. I'm excited to go over to Mom and Dad's for my birthday dinner of Corned Beef and cabbage. !