1. sometimes real life sucks.
in honor of 'keeping it real', let me tell you this: my life is not all sunshine, rainbows, and unicorns (as much as you could possibly believe it is). sometimes when you spend a fair amount of time reading blogs or scrolling through facebook, you find yourself wishing for more. for better. for something that isn't your life. well, as much as i love my life, i do have days when i feel in a funk or i'm on the verge of tears...and nothing, nothing i tell you, makes me feel better. i've had a few of those days lately. i just keep reminding myself that no one's life is perfect. we're all striving for better. we're all trying to get out of that 'funk'. we just have to take it one day at a time.
2. joyful for new life
one of mike's best friends and his girlfriend had a baby yesterday. i can't tell you how full my heart is with joy for these two new parents. i'm bursting with excitement to meet the little guy. and because he came a few days early, auntie andrea needs to make him his gift -- stat! (procrastination much?)
3. confused about our government
i just don't understand how the government can 'shut down'. i do, however, have faith that something in our country will change. i have a strong feeling our generation is going to step up and take charge. i mean, if nothing ever changes, won't it always stay the same?
4. excited for our engagement photos
next week we are having our engagement session with bethany and dan. i'm so excited to just let loose and have fun with mike and enjoy and afternoon with b&d.
check out bethany and dan's website here and their blog here. i'm so excited to have them as our wedding photographers. every time i view photos of an engagement session or wedding, i feel all the emotion and cannot wait to experience our special day through bethany and dan's eyes.
5. like a boss
i feel a new sense of 'take charge' after freeing my yahoo email from it's 6,839 emails (unread) in my inbox. i don't know about you, but i have an email where all the junk goes. you know, the countless old navy or macy's promotions. i mean, i like to get 'em. but they really take over. and if i let it go for a few days, i suddenly have 721 emails that i really don't care about. i keep it going for birthdays, christmas, and because i'm a sucker for a bargain. but a sucker for a totally-way-too-full-of-junk-inbox? no more, yahoo. no more.