Wednesday, July 28, 2010
I have spent some of this summer working on my tan. I just REALLY want a tan. I have the slightest color but most people would still call me pale. lol Oh well!!! I wear my bikini but I hate my scar. That's my biopsy scar. It's just a part of me now. You can see it in this pic. I'm kinda used to it until I see it in a picture. Ugh.
This weekend we're heading to Six Flags with the kids. We haven't had much traveling this summer so I'm pretty excited. I love the traveling part. I miss it! It's been way too long. I've promised my oldest to hit some of the roller coasters with her. I remember getting on The Batman ride about 50 times on my Senior High School trip. Yes it's been around that long. Ha! I don't even know how long it's been since I graduated. Hmm 15 years??? No....wait. Make that 16. Sheesh.
Posted by Sandi at 6:57 PM
Sunday, July 25, 2010
Friday, July 23, 2010
I have tried to not think about it. I've been enjoying my vacation WAY too much but there is no more ignoring it. My second semester of nursing school starts next month. I encourage myself with the thought that my final semester will be at this very time next year. It's hard to believe how far I've come. I'm pretty excited but NOT looking forward to the heavy workload that will be coming way soon.
I've enjoyed my summer. I haven't taken any massive vacations like so many of my friends and family have. At this point we just cannot afford it. We're paying a lot for my medical bills still. They mount up with those daily expenses. I'm 2 years in remission but will be paying my bills for a long time to come. I still have appointments every 3 months and those aren't free either. We have a copay for each appointment plus the out of pocket expense for each appointment. It's crazy but it's my life.
This semester I'll be working in Pediatrics, Psych and also OB. I'm excited and pretty nervous at the same time. I'm not sure which scares me more....Pscyh.....or Pediatrics!!!
Posted by Sandi at 3:26 PM
Thursday, July 22, 2010
I have three tattoos. Yep. It's true. I love them each. They all mean something to ME. However not all tattoos need to have some heartfelt deep meaning. I don't think that's true at all. Some people (usually those with no tattoos) think that if a tat doesn't have some major deep hidden meaning then it's a bad tat. I have to get something straight here and now. I want to clear the air over a couple of things.
1. Just because a girl has a lower back tattoo does NOT mean she is a tramp. First of all I had mine way before Wedding Crashers came out. Do not gather your words of wisdom from movies that have Will Ferrell in them. I have a lower back tat it's true. I love it and chose the location simply because a.) I find it sexy. b.) It was the best location on my body that if I want I can cover so I can go to work. People only know I have this tattoo if I choose to expose it. You would NEVER know it's there otherwise.
2. Not every tattoo has a deep meaning. I have covered this before. Ironically all of mine do mean something to me....the last one I just had done, has the most meaning for sure.
3. Finally the third thing please STOP telling us how it will look when we are old. We do not care. Your ass will sag and get wrinkly when you're old too. (No I have no ass tats and never plan on that) We don't care if it gets faded when we're 70. We don't care if the words are harder to read when we are 85. Honestly aren't we all gonna be wrinkly old bags anyway??? So who cares?
I do not have plans to get anymore tattoos. I have three and I'm done. I can cover each one so that no one will ever be able to see them when I work. I show them when I want, and expose them when I want. It works for me. So how about you? Any tattoos out there?
Posted by Sandi at 10:35 AM
Tuesday, July 20, 2010
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Friday, July 16, 2010
Posted by Sandi at 9:27 PM
No I haven't done it yet....but yes I do intend to try it.
Posted by Sandi at 10:49 AM
Tuesday, July 13, 2010
I love tomatoes. I planted some this year. I don't really do the garden thing but I wanted tomatoes so bad. With my dad now gone, I don't know who will give me all the tomatoes I can eat. He always did. I miss him. I couldn't stand the idea of a summer without tomatoes so I just took it upon myself. So far I have gotten 3 red ones. I am pretty excited. I can't wait until I get more.
Other than the excitement of fresh garden tomatoes, things have been good. I have gotten out a few weekends in a row and had a great time. My oldest daughter has actually babysat for a short period of time twice. I love that I am beginning to be able to trust her with that responsibility. We are thinking of doing a Poker Run this weekend. I'll have to hire my usual sitter for that one. It's a long day on the bike. I absolutely love it. I haven't gotten enough time on the bike since about 2007!
I also had the opportunity to go to a local fair. That was a good time too. I do NOT want summer vacation to end. I am holding on to the last pieces of it until August 17th.....when nursing school will be calling me back. I do Peds/OB this year which will be cool. I also do Psych. We'll see how that goes.
Posted by Sandi at 2:53 PM