June 13, 2009

next week and this week

craig and i are leaving for vacation tomorrow! we are going to spend a week up in land o' lakes, wisconsin with my mom's side of the family. they are always so much fun, and the northwoods are gorgeous in the summer. we are planning on hiking around waterfalls, kayaking, visiting fort wilderness, and just relaxing with family. it seems like we have been looking forward to this time for a year and it came so fast! i hope that it doesn't go by too quickly!

on another and not so exciting note, i got into a car accident this week with my friend courtney. we were driving woody's car to ikea on wednesday and got so close. there were a lot of cars on the road, but traffic was moving pretty quickly. suddenly the car in front of us was nearly stopped and we couldn't stop in time...so we hit them at about 50 mph and they were barely moving...and they hit the car in front of them. the airbags came out (which was probably one of the scariest things i have ever expereinced), and we were both wearing our seatbelts. there was so much powder from the airbags that we couldn't see anything, and the smell was so overwhelming that i had to crack open the door so that we could see and breathe.

onstar came on and called the police for us, so we just waited...in the middle of the road (there were 6 lanes of traffic and we were in the 3rd one from the right) until the firemen and police got there to push the car over to the shoulder. while court was stearing the car, the wipers kept swishing back and forth like crazy and the horn decided to honk and honk and honk. that part was really funny. it's like the car needed to get some last words in there before it was totally, well, totaled. we are both very lucky that we are fine. i have some huge bruises on my leg from the airbags, and i was a little stiff...but that only lasted for a day. courtney pulled a tendon in her arm from the airbag, and she was a little stiff too. but, it's 3 days later and we're both moving around with no problems at all, so we are so thankful. God really protected us.

June 3, 2009

more updates

quite a bit has happened since my last post. surprise surprise. craig and i have moved into our new apartment and are finally settling in. we really love this new place. it seems more homey for some reason. maybe it's the fact that i was able to paint a wall. color adds so much, and after having nothing but white walls for the past 5 years i am so stoked about this. it is so great to be living close to so many more people. i haven't lived this close to any of my friends in 2 years. i love it.

we still don't have our orange truck. we're hoping to get it back tonight...but we'll see. haha. it seems like we will never get that thing. we really need to get 'surf ninja' off of the side so that we won't be as embarrassed to drive that piece around.

i was finally able to go to the chiropractor last friday! unfortunately i have more wrong with me than i thought. :-( i have a pinched nerve and compressed disc in my back (which i already new) and i have a pinched nerve and compressed disc in my pelvis which is causing it to be unaligned. lovely. i had laser therapy done on it which didn't hurt, but afterwards the technician had to work out the muscle and that caused me the most pain i have ever felt. it was so awful. i haven't really been able to move since then. hopefully now corporate will approve my claim so that i can get everything worked out. the chiropractor thinks that i'll have to get treatments 2 times a week for 1-2 months to fix my hips, and then 2-3 times a week for 6-8 weeks to fix my back. i have a long road ahead of me. i'd just like to be fixed.

we are now 1/2 way through sub-hub wedding season. so far they have been so much fun, and have all been unique to the couple. i can't wait to be able to go to the rest. it is so fun to be able to support my friends as they embark on this great new part of their lives. they've all been so supportive of me and craig this past year, and i love being able to return the favor.

on that note, craig and i have been married for over 11 months now. we're only 25 days away from our 1 year anniversary! it has really flown by!