Sunday, November 23, 2008

Breathing a little easier...

Whew! I'm exhausted! But I'm also very pleased with the results of my most recent projects. On Saturday I hosted a baby shower for my cousin Khanni at my house. Kevin and I have been working like crazy on the house for months. During the tile floor fiasco we basically moved everything from our house into our garage. It was a nightmare! We have been moving back into our house ever since then. We got the main pieces put back in but inside cabinets, under sinks, on shelves, they were all a disaster. Trying to find the right size sheets, a certain size batteries, the lightbulbs, just anything that would have been put away and organized...couldn't find it. We've been busy this week putting back on baseboards, fixing our broken ceiling fans, moving books and shelves back into the office. Several nights we stayed up very late working on it. On top of all of it I managed to have a severe allergy attack last weekend and ended up with a SEVERE sinus infection. I couldn't even function. I was prescribed an antibiotic and a steroid. I started feeling better slowly during the week but the steroid made me very light headed during the day. I was also scheduled to substitute on both tuesday and thursday this week so I didn't have any down time to recuperate. We managed to get our house so organized I can't believe it. I can find anything in a flash. Kevin was a huge help getting everything together. My mom came into town and help picked everything up for the shower. It turned out really cute. Everyone fit into the house really well and Khanni got lots of cute presents. She is expecting baby Liam sometime in January. Her husband Jeremy is scheduled to deploy to Iraq for a year just one week before her due date. We are all hoping that she will move back down to San Angelo while Jeremy is gone. Her mom and the rest of us would be close enough to help with the baby. Today has been so relaxing! Kevin and I slept late and then watched several of our DVR'd shows. (We have like 30 hours of shows! We haven't been able to watch any TV in weeks!) My mom and dad came over just after noon and I could a mock Thanksgiving dinner since we will be gone next week. Turkey breasts, green bean casserole, mashed potatos, and stove top stuffing. It wasn't nearly as good as the real dinner my mom makes but it worked.

I really need to start blogging regularly again. I did much better on my diet and was overall really happier when I got my thoughts down on paper. I am at 38 pounds lost now. I've danced around that number for the last month. Kevin is at 55 pounds! He is almost done and will be going on maintenance in the next couple of weeks. I will post pictures from the baby shower and the pictures from our sears photoshoot for our 6th wedding anniversary. Until I'm back again...
Love,
Katy

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Testing this out...

Lots has been going on since I last posted! Kevin and I had our 6th wedding anniversary on November 9th! I know it sounds crazy but it doesn't seem like it has been that long. We celebrated by staying at the Hilton hotel in Midland and going to a drive in movie. It was so much fun!!! I wish we had a drive in theater here. I would never go back to a regular theater again! Kevin sent me a beautiful bouquet of daisies and roses! Our trip turned out having a surprise special treat when found out the building two doors down was being imploded the next morning. I was kinda shocked at first but room service brought us a fantastic breakfast just before it happened so we were able to eat and watched the amazing sight right from our room! It was really cool! Let's see....what else...I've been subbing and sick quite a bit in the last couple of weeks. My allergies have been acting up causing a couple of infections. I'm now on my second round of antibiotics and 1st steroid set. I also no longer have my cheap phone that I bought on Ebay. I needed something temporarily while we decided what cellular service we were going to change to. Sometimes when the price seems too good to be true...it is. The phone would randomly call and start to text people when not being touched! It was possessed! We decided to go with AT&T so I took my dad to the store so he could talk to the salesmen while I translated because honestly sometimes he doesn't know what kind of technology he owns. Mostly I was trying to keep him from buying a $400 blackberry he had been watching because it had big buttons. Instead the salesman hooked him by saying that if he wanted big buttons and the best Internet experience he needed to focus on another phone. He pulled up Youtube and downloaded a video of my dad in his racecar doing a burnout in an amazing view and sound and it was over. Now matter how many cheaper phones I showed him he didn't listen. And then he and my mom decided that everyone needed this phone so we could all email each other! I protested saying they would break it and I would spend all my time trying to explain how to use it over the phone. But in the end I didn't win...so I along with my dad, mom, brother, and husband are now proud owners of an iPhone 3G!!! I love it!!! It is fantastic! They said "Merry Christmas" and went on their merry way. I really do have awesome parents. (I still think they will break it and I have spent a lot of time explaining stuff over the phone but I love them so I'll help.) And now I've typed this entire post on my iphone! We leave for Washington D.C. in less than a week!!! I'm so excited! I will now be able to post and keep up to date while I'm there! Post again later!
Love,
Katy