Wednesday, May 16, 2007

It's clear that I'll need more hobbies

Monday was the official start of Mike's 3rd year of medical school and the beginning of his clinical rotations. He has been out of the house long before I'm out of bed (this morning it was 2 full hours before my alarm was even set to go off), and getting home in the late evening, or after I've gone to bed. By the end of today he'll have well over 40 hours worked in just 3 days, and doesn't have a day off until next Tuesday and a 30-hour overnight call day between now and then.

It's become clear in just 2 full days how truly alone I will be over the next year. I don't mean alone in the "I'm lonely" sense, more of how quiet the house is with just me in it. I have a few hobbies that I enjoy doing that I hope to put some more time into now to keep my mind off him being gone so much. I also want to try a few new things to keep everything interesting and fun. I'm not sure what those will be yet, but if you have any ideas, send them my way.

I'm looking forward to going to North Dakota over the long memorial day weekend to get a good dose of family (and shopping) in.

Wednesday, May 09, 2007

One Word Answers

1. Yourself: Happy
2. Your boyfriend/girlfriend? Married
3. Your hair? Brown
4. Your mother? Talkative
5. Your father? Amazing
6. Your favorite thing? Movies
7. Your dream last night? None
8. Your favorite drink? Water
9. Your dream car? Land Rover (that had to be two words)
10. The room you're in? Office
11 Your fear? Falling
12. What you want to be in 10 years? Retired
13. Muffins? Blueberry
14. Who you hung out with last night? Husband
15. What you're not? Grumpy
16. Time? Noon
17. What you're wearing? Clothes
18. Your favorite weather? Spring
19. Your favorite book? Notebook
20. The last thing you ate? Granola
21. Your worst vice? Shopping
22. Your best friend/s? Incredible
23.What you're thinking about right now? Sleeping
24. Your car? SUV
25. Your life? Normal

Wednesday, May 02, 2007

Not Nesting

I've been in such a cleaning frenzy lately that if I were pregnant, this would definitely be the "nesting" phase. I'm not sure what has brought it all on, whether it be the nice weather, or knowing we'll be moving in a couple of months, but either way, its good.

I have given away 10 lawn and garbage bags full of clothes, housewares and other miscellanous items to goodwill, thew away all of our dvd cases and organized the discs in an album format, took everything out of our three spare closets (for those of you short on storage space, don't be jelous, ours are full AND we have a storage unit), seperated items by type and put them in small plastic boxes.

Of course, I couldn't stop there, I had to label said boxes with a label from my handy label maker. This list continues, and I have lots more I'm wanting to accomplish this weekend. My obsession rolled over to work today because I spent the last hour and a half scrubbing my desk, throwing out non-essential items and reorganizing it.