Reboot

Last week’s goals: 1. Keep resting: A 2. Regain Appetite: A tbh I may have regained a little¬†too much appetite this week.. Definitely had a food baby going on after yesterday’s Christmas dinner ūüėõ 3. Rebuild Strength: A I’ve made a point to walk around each day as recommended by my surgeon to help with…

We Wish You A Messy Christmas

I meant to take “Christmas photos” of Josh and I this year and wanted to send out Christmas cards¬†for the first time, but we never got around to¬†it. We did, however, snap this picture with Jordan one night¬†after filming¬†and Josh sent¬†these cards from Blimey Cow to our Patreon supporters! I’m glad we got to do…

Friday Favs: Gift Wrapping / Christmas Music / Podcasts

Here are a few of my favorite things I found on the internet this week: ‚ÄĘ Wrapping presents.¬†I finished all the wrapping early this week. I find wrapping gifts to be so satisfying – even relaxing!¬†This is the method I use: ‚ÄĘ Leslie Odom Jr.’s album¬†Simply Christmas. This man’s voice is so smooth! Leslie played…

Rest & Recovery Week

Last week’s goals: 1. Keep Christmassing: A+ I know I keep talking about squeezing in as much “Christmas cheer” before my surgery, and this week I think I got just what I was hoping for. The house is decorated, the gifts are all wrapped, and over the weekend I got to celebrate early with my…

My Week in Pictures

This¬†week was pretty great. I actually took and posted photos on Instagram, too! I’ve been out of the habit for a while but I’m trying to get back into it because I enjoy sharing and having the photos to look back on. Here’s this week in Instagram posts, for those of you who aren’t on…

Early Christmas

Today we celebrated Christmas with my family! Since my surgery is next week, and my parents will probably be visiting extended family on Christmas Day, we went ahead and celebrated early. For me, it was one of the most fun Christmas celebrations in a long time! We kept things simple and ordered pizza¬†(I also made…

3 Christmas Traditions

Since I’m having surgery next week, I’ve been thinking a lot about the Christmas traditions that I¬†want to squeeze in before then. There are little things like decorating the tree, wrapping gifts, and making the house smell like cinnamon.. but¬†I’ve realized that what really makes me feel like it’s Christmas is being with family. That…

Just Keep Christmassing

Last week’s goals: 1. REALLY finish Christmas shopping: A- I’ve got all gifts for Josh, each member of our families, and almost all our close friends.. there is one couple¬†for whom I am still searching. The problem has been that I FOUND the perfect gift for them but it’s too expensive so I’m trying to…

Good Energy

Yesterday’s good energy levels spilled over into today, yay! I had a lovely time with my family for lunch. We ate some of Dad’s delicious venison chili, took Christmas photos, and decorated the tree. It’s been a while since everyone was able to come and hang out at the house together. I also wrapped all…