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i’m a fan of lists

June 30, 2011

I am a big fan of lists. Huge fan. They keep me organized and I get true satisfaction of crossing things off and then seeing all my tasks done at the end of the day. I guess I am a visual person. I am also very tired lately. Like pull myself out of bed after 8 hours of sleep and still feel like I could sleep for another 8 more kind of tired. So instead of getting all creative I am just gonna make a list:

  • I sleep in the same clothes almost every week night and then wash them on the weekends. Is that gross? I figure I am clean when I go to bed and if all I do is sleep how dirty can I get?
  • My least favorite thing to do in the summer is blow dry my hair. I sweat through the entire process and then just get cranky.
  • I am teaching my husband how to use Facebook and Twitter. It’s a process.
  • We got Kodi’s ashes back last week and I have been sleeping with them on my night stand. I know that is probably unhealthy but I don’t care.
  • I have a hard ankle sock tan lane from my running shoes. I look completely ridiculous with sandals on.
  • Keith has been making Kale chips every weekend and he likes it!
  • I didn’t like Bridesmaids
  • Sometimes insurance companies surprise you.
  • I haven’t called my mom back or returned her texts in 3 days. I’m sorry mom! I promise to call you today!!
  • The bootcamp class I went to last night was hard and I liked it! The harder the better!
  • I have officially read 14 of the 16 Jack Reacher novels since being introduced to them about 3 months ago.
  • I have made migas for dinner for the last three nights in a row and somehow Keith isn’t complaining. (in my defense  my chickens are producing like crazy! We are getting close to 30 eggs a week!)
  • When I opened my electric bill last night I almost fainted.
  • And…it’s Thursday…2 more day until a long weekend. I think I can. I think I can. 🙂

Are you a fan of lists?

Anything you want to get off your chest?

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23 Comments leave one →
  1. June 30, 2011 6:47 am

    I LOVE lists too. I also do the same thing with my pjs, most weeks. 🙂

  2. June 30, 2011 7:08 am

    I am most definitely a fan of lists. As I’ve posted about before – I have them ALL over my house. 🙂

  3. June 30, 2011 7:11 am

    Your lists are fun 🙂 And it’s getting closer to us hanging out in Austin!!!!!!!! EEEEEEEEEK. So much packing left to do in 8 days!

  4. June 30, 2011 7:18 am

    Another list lover here! And I also HATE blow drying my hair in the summer – it’s the worst!

  5. June 30, 2011 8:22 am

    Blow drying my hair is the absolute worst since I have to blow dry and then straighten! It’s useless because I sweat while I’m doing it, which just makes my hair curl back up!

    And a confession? I want to quit my job but I’m scared! Ahhhh!

    • June 30, 2011 10:34 am

      I know that can be really scary but I also know how sucky it is to be miserable! If you can afford it then I say do it and go after what you really want. If you can’t afford it then start saving money like crazy so you can! I think being happy in your professional life is so important since we spend so much of our life at our job.

  6. Camilla permalink
    June 30, 2011 9:01 am

    I do the same thing w/ my PJs! I shower before so it’s not really gross… I think? 😉 Love your blog! You seem like a great person 😀

    • June 30, 2011 10:34 am

      Thanks Camilla….that is really sweet of you!!

  7. June 30, 2011 9:06 am

    I love lists. I posted one today, but you already know that. 🙂
    I don’t blow dry my hair when its hot out. I throw some curling product in it and hope for the best.
    I also sleep in the same clothes every night. I think its fine. I also workout in the same clothes though, so my hygiene is suspect.

  8. June 30, 2011 9:07 am

    I sweat when I blow dry my hair too!!! I thought I was the only one!!!! So I just stop blow drying my hair in the summer…too lazy and too much to do!

  9. June 30, 2011 9:46 am

    I LOVE lists too…everything requires a list! Blow dryer my hair is definitely one of my least favorite things to do! Hope you can get some relaxation this wknd!!

    Katie : )

  10. Elena permalink
    June 30, 2011 10:09 am

    Oh girl, I’m right there with you and the whole blow drying my hair in the summer. If I am going somewhere I make sure I have plenty of time so I can dry my hair, cool off, and then flat iron 20 minutes later.

    • June 30, 2011 10:36 am

      Elena…exactly! I swear it is process. I shower and then I let my hair air dry for a little while so I can use the blow dryer less. Doesn’t matter because I sweat like crazy. I take another 20 minute break to cool off and then flat iron. Grrrrr!

  11. June 30, 2011 10:19 am

    I live on lists! Loveee them 🙂
    I need to get this off my chest: when the heck will people ever grow up?! I still feel like I am in high school surrounded by the “mean girls” that used to make me feel like crap

    • June 30, 2011 10:35 am

      I’m sorry Tessa! I hate that for you. No one should make you feel inadequate because you are a wonderful person!!

  12. June 30, 2011 11:36 am

    I’m a huge fan of lists as well, especially calendar-related to-do lists. My hubby laughs at me because sometimes I’ll write something down I’ve already done on a busy Saturday just to feel accomplished.

  13. June 30, 2011 12:43 pm

    I love lists! Especially if I can write them out all neatly with a pen on a ccrisp new pad of paper lol. I have yet to see bridesmaids but I really had no interest (in that OR the hangover 2), I’m thinking maybe you are preggo for being so tired?, I’m SO glad it’s almost a long weekend! I need it! Haapy Thursday!

  14. June 30, 2011 8:01 pm

    I wear the same pjs too. And use the same towel for a while.

  15. June 30, 2011 8:28 pm

    I don’t think I”m a fan of lists except when they are to do lists that are all done! 😛

    I am so sorry to hear about your pup and I totally understand wanting to keep the ashes close. I am the worst about returning texts and messages as well I just try to tell people that it isn’t personal!

    uugh to the electrical bill – what else are you supposed to do when its so hot except use the AC!

    Hope you have a wonderful weekend! 🙂

  16. June 30, 2011 9:35 pm

    I’m with you on pjs. And I use the exact same logic.

    How many chickens do you have? 30 a week – you could start selling some!

  17. July 1, 2011 5:27 am

    I have lists for every day. I love crossing things off!

    And I too sleep in the same clothes all week until I do laundry. Makes sense to me!

  18. July 1, 2011 10:18 am

    If you need someone to take some eggs off your hands…. you know who to ask!! 🙂 Just sayin…

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