Wednesday, February 29, 2012

 Is in awe at how fast time flies... I have 5 weeks until I leave for training and my parents are here for two of them. I am starting to freak out just a little bit.

I have been training like crazy and have really bad shin splints right now, I was told to get new running shoes but have no idea which ones to get, sounds a bit of a pathetic dilemma, but when you are running miles everyday and your shins hurt so bad you may just cry... it makes it that much more important to find the right shoes. ARRRGH

I have one more week left at work, I am so relieved to be able to have some time off before I leave to get things in order.

Mum and Dad come for a visit on March 13th I am so excited. We have lots planned, including the Austin Rodeo, I am so excited we haven't been since we have lived here and I just bought some new boots....

Aren't they beautiful... I am in love! I was tempted to get red ones (Footloose anyone?? ) but decided the bright colours on these are more me!

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Valentines day

We planned to celebrate Valentine's day at the weekend, because I worked til 5 and after work... I really don't feel like doing a thing. After my training at 6 am I came home and decided to make chocolate covered strawberries, dipped in nuts and coconut.

 ....but B suprised me with dinner.. YES!! he made dinner, he rarely ever makes dinner so it was really great of him. He made steak, baby potatoes and asparagus. It was SUPER!

We then watched a movie... it was an average movie but watching it whilst cuddling up on the sofa with my favourite person made up for it.

Then before we went to bed we decided to make a list of every place we wanted to travel to.. we narrowed it down to 15, we didn't want to get too ahead of ourselves. We then made a "plan" to take a trip within the states atleast once a year, and then one further afield every 3 years..

Overall it was a great night.. who knows where we will be next Valentine's Day!

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Sweat, Mud & Tears (of laughter)

This Saturday me and a group of friends, did the Austin Colour Run. All funds went to Habitat for Humanity, and the general idea was for every K you ran you got a different coloured paint powder thrown at you. It was fabulous even after a downpour the night before which turned the "track" into a slodge pit (atleast 6 inches of mud) we still managed to have a great time. Even if many running shoes were lost... and found again buried deep in mud, at one point me and one friend of mine decided it would be easier to do the uphill climb without shoes, it was for a little while anyhow. It made me more motivated to keep up with my running, next one is the Capitol 10K in March, can't wait!

Thursday, February 2, 2012

I know how much everyone loves Anthropologie, but not as much as me. Everytime I dare to go in that shop I spend so long just taking it all in. Luckily theres a REI next door so B doesn't get to impatient.

This is my favourite thing in the whole store I have been eyeing it for a good year and a half now,  I just can't justify spending $180 for a shower curtain. Maybe one day.

Ok so maybe this is also my favourite thing in the whole store.

Ok so maybe I have lots of favourite things when it comes to Anthro. Just thought you would all like to share this beauty with me :)