Linking up with Amanda over on Running with Spoons for a Thinking Out Loud again 🙂 It’s been a very, very nice week 🙂 Amanda’s Blog
- I had a really important job interview this past Monday morning. So, naturally, after my interview I OF COURSE carried on my tradition of an after interview Coke Zero and a selfie. I was really nervous, but it turned out that I think it’s going to end up being a new adventure 🙂
2. I can finally sing the Taylor Swift 22 song!!! Yay!! “Everything will be alright, if we just keep dancing like we’re 22!!!!” I’m pretty pumped.
3. Apparently, I no longer live in Texas. I live in Seattle or some sort of rain forest or permanent tropical storm. I know, I know, I’m a bad Texan for wishing away the rain, but it’s the middle of May, it’s yet to be actually sunny and it’s a whopping 58 degrees.
4. My little brother is now in NHS. He’s so cute, he wanted to take a picture with me yesterday 🙂 He’s getting too old!!!
5. Lastly, birthday stuff!!!! Part of Marty’s present was this mug. It cracks me up and is pretty true. He’s adorable.
My mom got me these super adorable Raggedy Ann salt and pepper shakers and a watch! I’ve learned through subbing that as a teacher, wearing a watch is super useful because you don’t always have a pocket to check your phone.
Have a wonderful weekend!!!
Thinking Out Loud
The Food You Relate To Most, According To Your Birthday-Zoe Bain via Refinery29
My birthday is this week 🙂 May 17th. It’s Cherry Cobbler Day. No, thanks!
What Would These Picture-Perfect TV Homes Actually Cost?-by Hana R. Alberts via New York Post
What Is Your Personal Big Bang Theory Catchphrase?-by Jack Jersey via Playbuzz
I got “Holy crap on a cracker!”
5 Things No One Tells You About Finding Your Wedding Dress– by Hannah Weil McKinley via PopSugar
#4 I definitely did not cry. But it was magical.
#5 I actually had another bridal appointment scheduled that day. However, at the 1st shop I found my dress, so I didn’t go onto the other shop and continue to drag out dress shopping for the sake of it.
How To Stop Body Checking– by Amanda via Real Life Recovery Diary
This is so hard.
Trusting my body (WIAW)– by Kate Bennett via The Domestikated Life
I think this is comforting to me….I think. I’m just scared, as usual.
15 Little Body Victories That Deserve Celebration– by Anna Borges via Buzzfeed
L O V E allllllll of these. Some are even slightly humorous. So very true though. I need some ribbons for some of these accomplishments.
The 1950s called…they wanted to know if they could have their housewife back.
I wish!! There’s a time period I wished I lived in 🙂
This week while I was subbing the class I was in was reading Charlotte’s Web so I got to read them a few chapters. I forgot I liked that book! It was so cute and pretty great to re-live those moments with the kiddos.
Also in positive things this week….mail.
My birthday is next week so my Grandma mailed me a birthday present. Apparently my new obsession with salt and pepper shakers has been conveyed to her because she got me these 2 cute sets!!!!! The came from this old drugstore/old style restaurant where she lives that I love to go to.
Are the pigs not the cutest things you’ve seen?!?! They just made me smile. She also sent me her old George Foreman Grill!!! I’ve been wanting one of these! So, naturally, I already created a Pinterest board so I can make some new recipes. She did really good this year.
When I went to the local grocery store yesterday, the checker randomly gave me a rose. I don’t know why. I think all the women that went in there yesterday received them for some reason. It was nice though. Lastly, the world just needed to know how cute I think that it is when my Grandma mails me something. Ever since I got married, whenever she mails me something she always makes sure to write “Mrs.” and my first and last name. I don’t know if other people find that cute, but I think it’s super sweet and kind of adorable.
I’m kind of a dork and still over the moon about being married 🙂
For the most part, it’s been a pretty good week. There’s my random ramblings.
In two day I’ll be twenty. 20. Two whole decades. I can’t even begin to fathom that. It just seems completely insane. It’s not that I don’t feel old enough for this, it just doesn’t seem real to me. I feel like just yesterday I was playing in the backyard and going over to my grandparents house every single day. Those were the days. I kinda of miss them sometimes but I’ve also learned to love growing up, to embrace it. Coming into my own age and learning to experience all of the new things that the late teens and early twenties has to offer. I’m a little nervous but excited to start this new journey. I’m ready for whatever it has to bring me.
I’ve also been kind of secretly hoping for something lately. I’ve been hoping that this eating disorder could be considered part of my teens and just magically disappear from my twenties and I’ll be Ed free. And while this is a very nice wish, I don’t exactly think it’s practical. I’m going to have to work on this thing. I’ve been noticing lately, that my body keeps changing. I’m just telling myself that this is a product of turning 20 and becoming more of a “woman”. What a strange word. I have to learn how to-not necessarily love my body- but like my body. I have to learn that it’s a part of my but it doesn’t define me.
So, basically, I’m kind of excited or ready to turn another year older.