Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Left Behind on Labor Day

Josh is heading to Austin over Labor to visit his family and get obersvation hours for myropractor school. I have to say that I am super jealous! I want to get out of town for a week. The worst part of the whole thing is I am going to have to sleep all by myself at my house. I have never ever stayed on my own. Everytime Josh has gone out of town without me, I stay at my moms place. But since I work out by my house I dont want to make the commute. Time to put on my big girl panties. I am really nervous about it. I get scared so easy and I still have nightmares every so often at night....I can do this, right? Over the weekend I will be having a slumber party at moms and hanging with Reins, which is always a good time. I just have to survive the rest of the week on my own. Yikes!

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Neti Pot

So Sunday it happened, I woke up with a cold. I get sick a lot through the year working with kids, but I dont usually come down with anything this soon; I have only been back to work for 3 weeks. Lame. After work on Monday I went to Walgreens to stock up on some nyquil and dayquil and I also decided to try a neti pot (all the meds ended up costing 26 bucks). Has anyone ever done one of those before? Its this warm saline solution that you poor in one nostril and it drains out the others. Yes its pretty sexy, but supposedly it is supposed to clear the sinus. And though it freaked me out a bit I decided to give it a try and I think it did help. My head still feels like it weighs 20 pounds and it full of mucus, but it did help me breathe a little easier. I will warn you that I had random leaks from my nose every once in a while. I am hoping this is the last of the colds for the school year, but who knows if my immune system will be able to make it through the semester without catching something else.

Saturday, August 21, 2010

VS Incredible Bra

I had a $20 gift card to Victorias Secret just burning a hole in my wallet and wanting to be used. Josh kept telling me that he wanted me to get a really good cleavage bra ( boys are so predictable) and I remember seeing comercials for the bombshell bra so we went there last night to check it out. The bombshell bra is the most padded bra I have ever seen in all my years, and I have seen a lot of padded bras in my time considering I used to be an A cup. This bra adds 2 cup sizes with its padding, seriously it does. While I was getting checking out the bra one of the VS workers told me to try their new bra called the Incredible. I had also seen comercials for that bra too ( what can I say I love to watch VS comercials, ok) and I thought what is so special about this bra? So I passed on it and went to try on the bombshell. The bombshell was fun, but the truth is I would like it to push my boobs together more for enhanced cleavage and take out some of the padding since I don't need to be 2 cup sizes bigger ( I am a D cup already I don't really need anything more serious than that). But it is the best cleavage bra I have found thus far. While I was in the dressing room the VS worker slid some bras under my door for me to try on. One of them was that darn Incredible bra. Come on lady give me a break already! But I decided I would humor her and try it on. After all, it did look really soft and smooth...Once I put it on everything changed: time slowed down, and memories of my older more uncomfortable bras come to my mind. This bra was freaking comfortable and so smooth. If I had to sum it up in one word it would be INCREDIBLE! They weren't lying when they named this thing. Uh oh, what was I going to tell Josh? I decided I would rather have comfort than a fun cleavage bra that I would only wear on occasions ( I guess that means the honeymoon is over folks). So I told Josh the dilemma and he said, " I will just buy them both for you." Wow, OK. So that's just what we did. I am wearing my new comfy bra as we speak. Ahhh its so nice. The moral of the story is, If you are in the market for a new bra I recommend giving the Incredible a try.

Thursday, August 12, 2010


In elementary school P.E. is most kids favorite class. Students would constantly tell how much they loved P.E. and they would always be so excited to be there. Now that I am at the middle school I have moved into the least popular slot for electives. All the girls are opting for dance, art or FACS ( home mec) instead. One of my classes is down to 16 students! I am trying to get the girls to recruit their friends to sign up. I just hope that I can make this class a positive experience for the girls that did pick it. So far I am enjoying being at the middle school and I think it will be a fun year. And when its over I will probably have enough drama to write a memoir of life as a middle school P.E. teacher. The hardest part about being back to work is getting used the hours. I am so worn out by the end of the day. In the summer I would sleep in, work out, do a few chores and then just watch tv or lounge around. Now that I am back to work its like going from 0 mph to 60 mph. My feet and shoulders have been aching all week. The good news is that I am sure I will get used to it within a week or 2. My goal for today is to hit zumba class tonight at the gym. I havent done any cardio this week, I have only managed to do pilates and some weights. Hopefully next week I will get the burst of energy next week so I can hit the gym everyday after work. Afterall you need to practice what you preach and I preach health all day long.

Monday, August 9, 2010

Goodbye Summer, Hello Middle School

Thats right folks, I am now teaching at Combs Middle School! I got a call in June from my Principal and she told me that they were moving me to the middle school because my old position at Simonton was going to be part time. So now I will be teaching 6th and 7th grade girls P.E. I am sure they will be lots of drama, Justin Bieber talk and whining, but I think it will be a fun experience. The stress load will probably increase, but I am up for the challenge. Josh was kind enough to go shopping with me for back to work clothes. I was able to score some deals on shorts and shirts at the Nike outlet. Yes its back to wearing work out gear every day.

On a different note I would like to thank Discovery Channel for a wonderful week of TV watching last week...Shark Week. I love shark week! Devin and I used to watch it together and now I just watch it on my lonesome ( Josh thinks its silly how much I love it) I remember watching it when I lived in Hawaii a few summers back and I was really scared to go surfing after that. I mean surfers have been shark bait on a number of occasions. I did manage to get the nerve up and go surfing, but I remember looking for sharks as I was swimming out to the waves. I think the fun of catching the waves made it easy to forget about sharks....sort of. Did anyone else check out shark week? One of the most interesting shark facts I leared was the Florida is the most dangerous place to hang out in the ocean, they have more shark attacks than other beaches. Scary.

Our wedding--The best day ever!

Our wedding--The best day ever!
I am such a sucker for wedding pictures so I thought I would post one of us!

My graduation, May 2008

My graduation, May 2008