Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Catching up

first of all let me say that I'm not even going to try and capitalize things...hitting shift and typing is just too darn difficult one handed.  i could use all caps, but then i'd feel like i was yelling at you the whole time. 

i'm not sure if my photos of my newest cast were clear, but i only have a thumb sticking out of the cast on my left hand.  i'm not going to sugar coat it...it sucks, big time.  now i know people have it way worse for way longer, but i've still been kind of bummed out all week and totally frustrated every time i try to do anything that should be simple like pulling my hair back in a ponytail holder.  ever tried doing that one handed?

since i've been on a quasi-blogging break, here is a random mish-mash of stuff...

{1} i feel like a total slacker not going to my second job at night!  i have no idea what to do!  i can't believe that "i'm off" until july 12th.  which leads me to point number 2...

{2} i have no idea what's on tv when because i'm so used to watching everything on dvr.  i ended up watching dancing with the stars last night for the first time and all i have to say is that i totally believe erin and maks have got somethin' goin' on!

{3}  i normally don't get pedicures.  don't get me wrong, i love them, but i can do a pretty good job myself.  i  usually talk myself out of spending the money on this splurge and just buy books or something else instead.  however, i was totally in need of fixing my chippy toenail paint situation and broke down this evening and went to get a pedicure since doing it one handed seemed just too difficult.  which leads me to #4

{4} check out these adorable flippies that my mom bought me last week at vera bradley (and my newly pretty toes)...



{5} does anyone else besides me feel like you are about to fall when you leave the nail salon?  i mean they lotion up the bottom of your feet and put your flippies on.  i feel like i'm about to slide right off as i walk around.

{6} i couldn't resist hopping just around the corner of the shopping center after my pedi to one of my favorite stores, half price books.  they were having a clearance!  so exciting!  i got all of this for $16.01...

{7} hopefully, this is the last you will see of my cast, as i have an appointment to see the doc in the morning and really hope it will be history!  fingers crossed...but only on my right hand because i can't move those on my left hand :)

{8} final subject that i'm going to bore you with... my flowers.  they are looking pretty good and i wanted to share a couple of pics before the terrible summer heat zaps them.  these are just some of the ones in my backyard, so i'm not boring you with all of them

i've been loving the view out my kitchen window lately...
in case you were wondering...
up front, right to left: ivy, sweet potato vine
back row, right to left: pink dragon wing begonia, coleus, and an ivy geranium

my famous "i'm going to trade days to buy a planter box and came home with a lola dog too" planter...
same, just different angle and the breakdown...

very back, trailing down:  english ivy
front trailing down:  sweet potato vines and i cannot remember what those little hot pink flowers are called
side trailing down:  pink purslane
main plants:  3 pink dragon wing begonias
wave petunias in three different colors and some pink spiky thing i cannot recall the name of...

2 comments:

courtney said...

love those flip flops!! so cute!!

pedicures rock.

Abby said...

I love that your back. Who needs caps any way. Good luck at your doctors appointment. Here's hoping you can start therapy!

 

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