Thursday, May 3, 2012

Numbers again!

  • I just can't keep away from the numbers, you guys. So, for the second time this week, here goes!
  • I went to the doctor recently for a check up. My blood pressure was 106/80. I am really, really proud of that. Even if my weight isn't what I want it to be. 
  • I found a way to move our stuff across the country. It's a pod-like thing, but we have to go to a place to load it. I have absolutely no concept of how much stuff will fit in this thing (seriously, 6'x7'x8' - who knows?) but I am hoping our whole lives will fit in there. Otherwise, it's being donated.
  • Moo is only with us for another 4 weeks. She is going on an adventure (in reality, an airplane) with my in-laws to live in CO for a few weeks while we pack up, move, and vacation a bit across the country. She has no idea what is going on, but we took her for a test drive the other day. She meowed a lot when she saw you, but she calmed down if she couldn't make eye contact. She is going to be a carry on, so I am hoping she doesn't meow the entire time across the country. My vet won't give her any sort of sedatives for the flight, so I'm at a bit of a loss. I might try to take her to another vet before she leaves. 
  • We have 9 weeks left here in Philly. In that time, there will be: one wedding, a week long visit from our parents, Alex's defense on the 29th. I will write one grant, finalize one paper, write one more paper, finish about 6 more experiments, all while packing up my house, donating used items, and trying to wrap things up here in Philly. Oh, and hopefully hanging out with some of our friends here, too! 
  • For the last week, I've been battling allergies that have been really bad. I've had sinus headaches every day, and the other day it was so bad, I thought I might toss my cookies. It makes it really difficult to work and write and complete all the things I need to do.
  • My orchid is blooming for the first time since I received it as a gift several years ago. I'm a little bummed to leave it behind.
  • You guys, I sold a bunch of stuff on Ebay - guess how much money I made? About $500! Are you kidding me? I think I might buy myself a new camera for our trip across the country. My camera is 7 years old, and I get really frustrated with how slow it is. I am hoping I can find something small that takes good pics because I want to document this whole drive across the country!
  • We got the roof rack for our car! Apparently, it's a little noisy when you drive fast, but that's the way it's gonna have to be, since we are taking the bikes with us. We are hoping to explore some of the country on bikes, too. Camping, biking, hiking across the country? I can think of nothing better!

1 comment:

Randi said...

You'll be here so soon!

By the way? This post makes me miss you lots. xoxo