Sunday, February 15, 2009

Free Time

The past few years, I haven't had much free time. I had forgotten what that term even meant actually. But lately, I have been learning to take some time for myself and not planning things. I have to say, it's been good for me. I am taking time to watch movies I never did, read books I had forgotten about, and gotten enough sleep to where I'm not a walking zombie. I don't feel as rushed and I don't feel as stressed. My job in and of itself is stressful, but I just need to remind myself that everyone needs time alone to regroup and think. I have been doing that lately!

I also decided this weekend to treat myself. I am taking a trip in April to Tucson with one of my friends! I went to Phoenix last year and really enjoyed the weather and the area so I am excited to go back. I am going in early April and can't wait. It's so nice to have things coming up to look forward to! I'll be there from a Thursday until Tuesday. I also have a Great Aunt and Uncle who live near Phoenix (that's who I went to see last year) who I am going to contact and see if I can go up and visit them for a day. So it should be a great time. It should be relaxing. My friend actually rented a house for the week (she's there for 8 days) that has an outdoor grill and an in-ground pool so it should be fun :) I'll be doing a lot of lounging I have a feeling!

So, I am going to go back to relaxing with a new book and doing a lot of nothing...ahhh that's a great feeling!

Tuesday, February 03, 2009

25 Things You Never Wanted To Know :)

I did this on facebook and decided I would share it on here as well. If you want to play along, go ahead. Let me know that you did it :)

RULES: Once you've been tagged, you are supposed to write a note with 25 random things, facts, habits, or goals about you. At the end, paste these instructions in the body of the note, type your 25 random things, tag 25 people.
1. I'm an only child and I always wanted siblings. As I've gotten older I have wanted siblings for different reasons. I will never marry an only child because I want to make sure my children have aunts, uncles, and cousins to grow up with.
2. I never learned to play a musical instrument. I had a keyboard when I was younger and taught myself to play some Alladin songs, but never took lessons.
3. I love to sing--as long as people don't hear me! I sing loud in the shower, car, around the apartment.
4. I think everyone should live by themselves! I have learned so much about myself and that I can do much more then I ever imagined!
5. I wanted to be a teacher when I was younger. I then decided that I didn't want to be with those kids all day long so hence, what I do now.
6. I love to text message. I talk almost all day for my job and by the end of the day, I'm sick of talking. Texting is a great way to get a hold of me.
7. I'm addicted to The Bachelor.
8. I talk to my mom pretty much every day. Even if it's just to check in for a minute, it's weird when I don't.
9. I'm done with school. I have no desire to get my PhD.
10. I love pasta. I could eat a different type of pasta every day.
11. I don't like milk. I used to drink it when I was younger, but now can't handle it. I do like chocolate milk though.
12. I've gotten less picky with my eating as I've gotten older.
13. The friend I've had the longest is Katie. I've known her since she was 9 months old and we still stay in touch!
14. I've lived in 5 different cities in Wisconsin so far. I have no idea where I will end up--and I'm okay with that!
15. I've had over 12 kidney stones (I lost count!) I haven't had one in over 2 years though so hopefully I won't again!
16. I love skydiving. I've done it twice and really want to go again.
17. I love to travel. The places that I really want to go are Italy, Hawaii and Australia. I also really want to go to more National Parks.
18. I had a hard time turning 26 and would not allow anything for my birthday to have the number on it. Now that I'm about to turn 27, I don't care. Yeah, I'm strange.
19. I hate feet. I will do pedicures though. But otherwise I don't want to touch feet or anyone else touching mine.
20. The American President is my favorite movie.
21. I love sports especially Duke basketball and Brewers baseball.
22. I used to bite my fingernails until a couple years ago.
23. I hate cleaning. It's like torture.
24. I love having candles burning. The smell of candles in my apartment is so nice to me!
25. I'm glad I'm done with this because this was a lot harder then I thought it would be.