Tuesday, December 29, 2009

simple little treat

yesterday while browsing at the mall,
i discovered OPI's new collection, matte nail polish.
the colors are the same, only not shiny.
i decided it was time to retire the red polish
i have been sporting for the holiday season.
i decided upon my favorite color,
you don't know jacque..
luckily for me, my mom shares my adoration
for nail polish.

it's like candy that doesn't make you fat.

Sunday, December 27, 2009

time to run

a couple of days ago i heard on the radio
that the average person gains 15 lbs during the holidays.
then i got to thinking, i can't even remember when the last time i worked out was.
this summer i would exercise daily, and i have decided it is about time to get back into the habit
i have a lot of work to do, so tomorrow morning at 9:15, i will say hello to my new home:
Xcel Fitness

Friday, December 25, 2009


christmas was a success! from dressing up like an elf, to
dressing the turkey with my family,
it was just what i needed.

note to self: be sure to find home alone 2 before next christmas season

Thursday, December 24, 2009

"I've learned that putting a little effort into admiring or appreciating life and the little things we're blessed with can go a long way. Life becomes more full and magical!"
-Naomi Reid Davis

Friday, December 11, 2009


as horribly miserable studying for finals is, i have to say, it makes me feel so productive

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

good times :)

i just went on a sev run with morgan, aubree, abby, and katelyn, and it put me in the greatest mood! from all of us sliding down the carport to try to get to the car, or morgan practically driving from a booster seat, it was just so much fun and i wished it would never end so that i wouldn't have to go to work, but it made me realize; Good things don't always last forever, some are so small and over with quickly, so we should enjoy them while they last and let them make our day.

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

crying im laughing so hard

1. I wish Google Maps had an “Avoid Ghetto” routing option.
2. More often than not, when someone is telling me a story all I can think about is that I can’t wait for them to finish so that I can tell my own story that’s not only better, but also more directly involves me.
3. Nothing sucks more than that moment during an argument when you realize you’re wrong.
4. Have you ever been walking down the street and realized that you’re going in the complete opposite direction of where you are supposed to be going? But instead of just turning a 180 and walking back in the direction from which you came, you have to first do something like check your watch or phone or make a grand arm gesture and mutter to yourself to ensure that no one in the surrounding area thinks you’re crazy by randomly switching directions on the sidewalk.
5. That’s enough, Nickelback.
6. I totally take back all those times I didn’t want to nap when I was younger.
7. Is it just me, or are 80% of the people in the "people you may know" feature on facebook people that I really do know, but I deliberatly choose to not be friends with?
8. Do you remember when you were a kid, playing Nintendo and it wouldn’t work? You take the cartridge out, blow in it and that would magically fix the problem. Every kid in America did that, but how did we all know how to fix the problem? There was no internet or message boards or FAQ’s. We just figured it out. Today’s kids are soft.
9. There is a great need for sarcasm font.
10. Sometimes, I’ll watch a movie that I watched when I was younger and suddenly realize I had no idea what the f was going on when I first saw it.
11. I think everyone has a movie that they love so much, it actually becomes stressful to watch it with other people. I’ll end up wasting 90 minutes shiftily glancing around to confirm that everyone’s laughing at the right parts, then making sure I laugh just a little bit harder (and a millisecond earlier) to prove that I’m still the only one who really, really gets it.
12. How the hell are you supposed to fold a fitted sheet?
13. I would rather try to carry 10 plastic grocery bags in each hand than take 2 trips to bring my groceries in.
14. The only time I look forward to a red light is when I’m trying to finish a text.
15. Was learning cursive really necessary?
16. Lol has gone from meaning, “laugh out loud” to “I have nothing else to say”.
17. I have a hard time deciphering the fine line between boredom and hunger.
18. Answering the same letter three times or more in a row on a Scantron test is absolutely petrifying.
19. Have you ever been walking down the street and realized that you're going in the complete opposite direction of where you are supposed to be going? But instead of just turning a 180 and walking back in the direction from which you came, you have to first do something like check your watch or phone or make a grand arm gesture and mutter to yourself to ensure that no one in the surrounding area thinks you're crazy by randomly switching directions on the sidewalk.
20. Whenever someone says “I’m not book smart, but I’m street smart”, all I hear is “I’m not real smart, but I’m imaginary smart”.
21.How many times is it appropriate to say “What?” before you just nod and smile because you still didn’t hear what they said?
22. I love the sense of camaraderie when an entire line of cars teams up to prevent a dick from cutting in at the front. Stay strong, brothers!
23. Every time I have to spell a word over the phone using ‘as in’ examples, I will undoubtedly draw a blank and sound like a complete idiot. Today I had to spell my boss’s last name to an attorney and said “Yes that’s G as in…(10 second lapse)..ummm…Goonies”
24. While driving yesterday I saw a banana peel in the road and instinctively swerved to avoid it…thanks Mario Kart.
25. MapQuest really needs to start their directions on #5. Pretty sure I know how to get out of my neighborhood.
26. Obituaries would be a lot more interesting if they told you how the person died.
27. I find it hard to believe there are actually people who get in the shower first and THEN turn on the water.
28. Shirts get dirty. Underwear gets dirty. Pants? Pants never get dirty, and you can wear them forever.
29. I can’t remember the last time I wasn’t at least kind of tired.
30. Whenever I’m Facebook stalking someone and I find out that their profile is public I feel like a kid on Christmas morning who just got the Red Ryder BB gun that I always wanted. 546 pictures? Don’t mind if I do!
31. Is it just me or do high school girls get sluttier & sluttier every year?
32. Why is it that during an ice-breaker, when the whole room has to go around and say their name and where they are from, I get so incredibly nervous? Like I know my name, I know where I’m from, this shouldn’t be a problem….
33. You never know when it will strike, but there comes a moment at work when you’ve made up your mind that you just aren’t doing anything productive for the rest of the day.
34. Can we all just agree to ignore whatever comes after DVDs? I don’t want to have to restart my collection.
35. There’s no worse feeling than that millisecond you’re sure you are going to die after leaning your chair back a little too far.
36. I’m always slightly terrified when I exit out of Word and it asks me if I want to save any changes to my ten page research paper that I swear I did not make any changes to.
37. “Do not machine wash or tumble dry” means I will never wash this ever.
38. I hate being the one with the remote in a room full of people watching TV. There’s so much pressure. ‘I love this show, but will they judge me if I keep it on? I bet everyone is wishing we weren’t watching this. It’s only a matter of time before they all get up and leave the room. Will we still be friends after this?’
39. I hate when I just miss a call by the last ring (Hello? Hello? Dammit!), but when I immediately call back, it rings nine times and goes to voicemail. What’d you do after I didn’t answer? Drop the phone and run away?
40. I hate leaving my house confident and looking good and then not seeing anyone of importance the entire day. What a waste.
41. When I meet a new girl, I’m terrified of mentioning something she hasn’t already told me but that I have learned from some light internet stalking.
42. I like all of the music in my iTunes, except when it’s on shuffle, then I like about one in every fifteen songs in my iTunes.
43. Why is a school zone 20 mph? That seems like the optimal cruising speed for pedophiles…
44. As a driver I hate pedestrians, and as a pedestrian I hate drivers, but no matter what the mode of transportation, I always hate cyclists.
45. Sometimes I’ll look down at my watch 3 consecutive times and still not know what time it is.
46. It should probably be called Unplanned Parenthood.
47. I keep some people’s phone numbers in my phone just so I know not to answer when they call.
48. Even under ideal conditions people have trouble locating their car keys in a pocket, hitting the G-spot, and Pinning the Tail on the Donkey - but I’d bet my ass everyone can find and push the Snooze button from 3 feet away, in about 1.7 seconds, eyes closed, first time every time…
49. I wonder if cops ever get pissed off at the fact that everyone they drive behind obeys the speed limit.
50. I think the freezer deserves a light as well.

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