Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Health Beat

I had a great doctor's appoinment yesterday!  I know this seems crazy, doctors and the word great just don't go together.

I decided to switch docs inside the practice I have gone to for about 15 years.  The doc I was seeing I wasn't even actually getting to see and was only talking and seeing the nurse.  Who by the way has a HUGE bug up her butt!  Any who, I switched yesterday to another doctor who also happens to be a really good family friend.

He is such a great doctor!  He took over an hour with me reviewing all my symptoms, tests, labs etc.  He actually thinks he knows why I am having so much pain.  So I am headed in to the hospital on Thursday for an upper GI scope.  I still have my appointment next week with the surgeon but my new doctor really doesn't think I will need surgery and I will be totally healthy again in time for the wedding and the move!  YIPPY!!

Other than the doctor appointment I had Bunko last night.  It was fun to have everyone so excited for the wedding and the new adventure I will be starting with P in July!  Also go some good recommendations for flowers.

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Free time

I actually have some extra free time this afternoon!  I got done with work early, which is not nessically a good thing since we are so slow at work. But it gave me some extra time to run around get returns done and come home catch up on blog reading and real reading.

P is leaving for the field tomorrow for a week.  Even though we don't live together I sort of dread it since we only get random texts and no talking.  I wish I could be there to help him get ready and enjoy some time together.

At least I can do lots of regular life catch up and not really worry about any wedding stuff for a few days :)  Maybe even more than one post a week!!! YAY!

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Thankful Thursday

P was such an amazing help to me this past weekend on his trip home!  I now have guest list spredsheets, office programs, and a computer that can print!

We have a reception venue, back up ceramony site, and photographers!
I am head over heels in love with all of our vendors we have booked!

My mom found such a pretty dress at such a great deal! (She ended up choosing my dress and I choose hers!)

I have the most amazing Matron of Honor that doesn't mind answering all my silly questions!

Most of all I am most thankful I only have 5 1/2 months to go until P and I get to start living our amazing life together!

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Thankful Thursday, plus some

I am doing worse with keeping up on my blogging then I thought I would....a whole week of no posting!  Opps!  Needless to say I have been so busy with wedding planning.  It's blown both my and P's mind how fast it went to into flow blown planning.  Guess that's what happens when you give yourself six months.  But I am loving it, and can't really second guess choice since there just isn't enough time to.

I have already gotten so much done.  He is coming home tomorrow for his 4 day so we can look at reception venues.  I think we pretty much know what is our favorite already and I am hoping we can put a deposit down right away.  We are also interviewing a photographer on Monday right before I drop him back off at the airport.  Again we both really like them and I am hoping we can just give them a deposit.

I got my dress on Tuesday.  I am so absolutely over the moon about it!  I really wish I could wear it all the time!  It was so much fun trying a bunch of stuff on and at times a little trying since I was on a strict budget and had to buy off the rack since there isn't enough time to have one ordered.  While we were there I made a final choice on bridesmaid dresses also.  I love them and the color is sooooo pretty!

I have gotten a lot of research done and there's still lots and lots to do but I feel like I have a fairly good handle on things and the day is going to be beautiful because I get to marry the best guy ever!

Soooooo......  For Thankful Thursday

P is home tomorrow!!!

We are going on a sushi date to one of my very favorite places

I have my ring back after a week of being at the jeweler getting sized

I have the most wonderful loving supportive friends and future husband!  

P kindly corrects all my spelling :)

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Thankful Thursday

P will be home in 8 days so we can hopefully book somewhere to have our reception

Everyone is so excited for us :)

I found out that I need a dress ASAP, luckily January is when old dress styles go on sale so I can buy off the rack

I only have to wait a few more days for my ring to be done at the jewelers and be back on my finger

It is January 5th and we have no snow and the high today is 43, whooowhooo!

P is cool as a cucumber when I am panicky about getting everything done in 6 months and is so willing to help and be involved with this wedding craziness!

PS:  I don't know how much I am going to be posting for the next six month since I am still trying to get my health straightened out and am planning our wedding and my move.  I promise to post when I can and get back to a regular basis once I get settled in my new time zone!

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Big News!

I am finally back!!  What an amazing almost 3 weeks its been.  P's trip home was wonderful, as were the holidays.  Rather than posting every detail here's a rundown of some of the highlights.

  • P finally arrived after a long day of travel due to some icky winter weather
  • Took at day trip to Chicago to enjoy some of the Christmas decorations
Kris Kringle Mart
  • Had Christmas with my family on Christmas Eve.

  •  Spent Christmas Day with his family and watch the Bears Packers game

  • Enjoyed some extra alone time together after Christmas, we spent 5 nights together!
  • Took another trip the the ER for my on going stomach issues.  Having a HIDA scan tomorrow.
  • P met my best friend, her hubby got stuck at work and couldn't make it to dinner.
  • Went to a party at one of P's friends house for NYE.


  • New Years day P proposed!!  We are now engaged!!
Out to dinner to celebrate our engagement with our parents
I can't believe how much has changed so quickly.  We are already doing lots of planning, much more quickly then I think we both thought was going to happen.  

As of right now we are planning on getting married on July 7, 2012.  Which is 6 months from Saturday!  Lots to do!  I know the next few months my blog will be filled with lots of wedding details.  I am beyond excited!