Monday, July 28, 2014
Vacation over, no more excuses (again...)
Back to work, I can focus more on my nutrition now.
Ok lets do this
Friday, July 25, 2014
My brother and Niece came to visit last week from MN, they left yesterday. I'm back at work today and back to reality. I really miss them alot, and I can tell my parents especially miss them. Its sad to see her toys and stuff here, and its so quiet. She's only 3 so its night and day when she comes and goes. My brother and I are wicked close too, so it sucks not having him around. Whenever I see him it makes me realize how much I really miss him, and I go through a phase of wanting to move to MN. If I was single I think I would have made that decision a while ago, but my fiances whole family is here, and he's in school here so it would be unfair for me to ask him to move. I am hoping in a couple years my parents will retire and move there, and then we can move there. I really miss my brother =/
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
I've been super busy lately, my brother and neice are coming to town this Saturday (they are from Minnesota), and i'm still trying to get my wedding dates set in stone. Once my dates are set I can start creating the invitations. This process is actually fun, I have a little under a year to plan this, and its so simple so its really not too much coordination (no bridesmaids, no rehersal stuff, no catering, its literally in a hotel room with our family). I'm glad I have next week to get my mind off it, i've been checking my email constantly to see if the wedding coordinator has booked my dates, and I need something to distract me.
I'm wicked excited about my brother and neice coming, she's 3, and my brother hasnt been back here in over 2 years. We are so close, it should be a fun trip!!
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
I told my parents and best friends yesterday that my fiance and I have decided to have our wedding in Vegas next year, just the two of us. I knew not everyone would approve, but at the end of the day its my decision, and I know I cant please everyone. My two best friends were upset, but one of them said he would take me dress shopping before my big day which was very sweet of him. My other friend (who lives on the other side of the country) is still sad... she said she cant help me with anything because 1- she lives so far away, and 2- since its just us two it cuts out alot of things a maid of honor would do. I dont blame her for being upset, but its upsetting to me that she cant be happy for my decision. I'm not a fan of tradition, I dont like the spotlight or stress of planning, and I cant justify spending so much money on a party. I know she will come around eventually, but its hard for me to get excited about my day when she is so disappointed in me.
My family on the other hand, my parents were ok with it... I thought. Then my mom last night said she wants my fiance and I to go to India, for a day... i'm like uhhh thats not realistic. Thats an 18 hour flight one way to stay there for a day? I'm not ready to see my family there, and I'm not ready for them to meet my fiance. I am not goign to put him in a position that is uncomfortable. Ofcourse my mom got upset and said I should do what is best for me, and she will leave it at that. Long story short, what I got from my conversation with her was, 'Either go to India with us, or do things without us'.
I want my 2 best friends and my family (parents and brother) to be part of my day, but in a different way. Even if that means a dinner after I get married, or sending them a nice wedding favor after. I will deffinitely be doing someting like that, but right now everyone seems to be in shock that i'm not having a traditional wedding. Its kinda hard to be excited and motivated when I dont feel any support =/
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