Weekend Recap.. On a MONDAY!

Okay, it may be Monday evening.. but at least this weekend recap is on the correct day! haha

Last weekend was another “chill” weekend and I couldn’t appreciate it more. I really think I’m a bear or something.. once it’s under 60 degrees I just want to hibernate.

T and I spent time together on Friday evening and it was awesome. We had fun just doing nothing and laughing..love moments when we aren’t rushing to the next appointment/chore. T had to work Saturday and Sunday so I extra appreciated the time. When we were in school together he worked every weekend for 6 years in a row.. now he only has to work once a month and I hate it when it’s his turn. It’s amazing how fast you can get spoiled!

We went and did some wedding stuff on Thursday (more about that tomorrow) so we sat down and FINALLY made some decisions on that front. Saturday I spent the entire day in my PJs catching up on work stuff.. it feels so good to be ahead of the game again.

On Sunday we were supposed to run the Hot Chocolate Run.. I was pretty much recovered from my cold, but T was still battling it. I feel like a chunp for skipping it, but it was in the 40s, we were still coughing, and I couldn’t sleep the night before. I think I finally fell asleep 90 minutes before I should have gotten up. With all that being said + the fact that we were going to have to skip everything after the run to get T to work in time I made the sleep induced decision to skip it. Excuses, excuses..

After work we headed out to T’s sister’s home to celebrate a late Thanksgiving and my day improved drastically.

PicMonkey Collage

Probably the least flattering pics I have posted on this blog yet.. Please ignore my cold medicine haze. I promise I was past the contagious stage and cuddled Maddy safely 🙂

I spent a good portion of the evening hanging with Maddy.. I am so freaking in love with this little girl. I hope that I have a baby as laid back as she is.. she hardly cried the entire night and she was totally off her schedule.

My lovely sis-in-law is busy growing our next niece/ nephew. The gender reveal party is January 10th.. I can’t wait to find out what she’s having :). Much to T’s chagrin my prediction is a boy.. Me and Luke’s (bro-in-law) brother were the only ones to predict correctly that Maddy was going to be a girl. So we shall see I guess.

Sami's Shenanigans

How was your weekend? Great I hope!

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Happy Thursday everyone!! This week has been such a blur, it’s flown by and crawled by at the same time.

Alex’s get together ended early last nightso I was able to make the company softball game after all. I was glad to go out to support the boys, but I was even more thankful for all the laughs. I work mostly in the admin side of things, so I don’t have all that much interaction with the guys. I truly forgot how fun they are. Last night all the admin people came out (a rarity) and we had fun getting out of the office to cheering them on. My take away for the evening was that my coworkers are actually pretty cool. Who knew? I really need to plan a team building event in a fun & causal environment.

The downside of last night was the fact that I didn’t get home until almost 11:30. The second game didn’t start until 9:45 (it was quick thankfully) and it was around 35 miles home to get home. I usually try to go to bed early and wake up early, but last night and this morning that most definitely did NOT happen. I’ve been taking a sleeping pill to get to sleep, and it was so late when I got home that I was afraid to take it and not be able to wake up in the morning. Sooo… I am now almost caught up with Sons of Anarchy, but I didn’t get to sleep until almost three this morning. Uhg! It was a loooong Thursday!

I’ve always had trouble sleeping, so I try to practice good “sleep hygiene”. This includes no caffeine after 12pm, steady sleep schedules, no screen time less than 1 hour before bed, and other similar stuff.  Well I do watch TV in bed, but I try to follow “the rules”.

Recently I have been having super vivid dreams thought and it’s really kind of freaking me out. So far this week I have dreamed I had a newborn and that I was pregnant.Three nights and counting… and probably the weirdest part of it all was I was actually kinda sad/ disappointed when I woke up baby-less. I’ve told T about it and he says he’s glad I’m having these dreams, which just freaks me out further haha.

He wants kids sooner than me.. Then again he doesn’t have to do the whole pregnancy/ trying to make huge decisions regarding his career to have kids soon either though..

The one thing I do know is that I don’t want a kid before the wedding!

I am actually a couple months past the time that I needed to get my IUD replaced (not worried about it though because Europeans use the same device I have for 7 years- instead of the 5 that the US does). On Monday I called the doctor’s office to see if they could run the device and procedure though my insurance to see how much everything would cost. I’ve been saving $$ wherever I can for the past bit (also why I waited a little longer than the 5 years) because the last time I had this it was close to $600! The doctor’s office finally called me back today and told me that insurance wouldn’t cover the two ultrasounds they do- so I’d have to cover those.. but that insurance is covering the rest. I was so excited to find out that I am only going to have to spend $100 total.

I was excited because I didn’t want to drop a ton of cash on medical stuff, but also because if I’m only spending $100 I won’t feel bad taking it out earlier than 5 years. I’m so cheap! haha. I wish my body would tolerate hormonal birth control so I wouldn’t have to mess with the IUD at all though! Paying $600 for birth control last time painful was painful in more than one way!

In other news- I am pretty sure everyone in the office officially thinks I’m insane now. I went to put the IUD appointment in my phone calendar and as I typed in I-U-D autocorrect changed the letters to K-I-D. The letters are not even close! I started laughing so hard that I had to step out and call T to tell him about it. The autocorrect gods are messing with me big time.

The other weird thing is that my dreams are always most vivid right before I wake up. Based off the little bit of research I have done on sleep cycles I thought that you had to be in the deepest stage of sleep (REM) to dream. It’s weird because I’ve been hitting snooze (bad Jen!) a lot, and as soon as I do I go right back to where I was in the dream. I don’t know if I’m truly hitting snooze in my sleep (and getting up to turn off my actual alarm clock!!) or if I’m out of it when it goes off and I want to know what happens so I go back to sleep??

Is it weird to ask what motivates you all to get out of bed? Really loving you job??

Does anyone pop out of bed or have I just been watching too much TV?

What weight do you give to your dreams?

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So What Wednesday

Hello loves!! Is anyone as glad as I am that the dumb hump day camel is finally losing favor? I loved him when he first came out, but my coworkers will forever love him apparently.

I’ve never participated in this particular link up- but I always enjoy reading y’alls responses so I decided to join in on the fun


So what if I took a two day break from dog? She has been a real pain recently and I’ve got too much to do in too few hours. My lovely mom is watching her for me and I’m pretty sure she enjoys her mountains of treats time at Grandma’s house more than going to work with me anyway.

So what if I planned to just drop off cold meds for T at work yesterday and ended up ditching work and taking a lunch with him? He had just clocked out and I can count the number of times that I’ve had workday lunch with him on one hand. Plus he got stuck working all last weekend, so between our crazy work schedules I miss him even though we live together.

So what if I’m skipping the last company softball game tonight. It’s my friend of 13 (omg when did we get so old?!?) year’s birthday and I’m not skipping her celebration!!

So what that I just deep cleaned the rug cleaner- for the first time since we bought it six months ago. That ish is nasty.. and complicated. I put it off for as long as humanly possible.

So what if I decided on a wedding venue and date and haven’t really told anyone. (Other than T and my mom obviously). I’m not ready to make any more decisions for a little bit, so I’ll keep quiet if I want!

So what if I’ve been having a ton of pregnancy dreams and not hating it. WEIRD!

So what that I have had all my diplomas/certifications + the frames I bought to hang them sitting on my desk for 2+ weeks. Oh wait! That’s not so what- it’s really driving me nuts. People quit adding crap to my to do PILE on my desk.. I just wanna hang my damn stuff up! haha

So what if I’m ignoring said pile to write this post..

So what that it’s Wednesday and I’m already looking forward to Friday!!

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