Wednesday, January 23, 2008
now that hurts
Anyhow...I was determined. I hauled and hauled stuff...I froze my face and my legs. Apparently I bumped my knees and legs a few times in the midst of it all but I didn't realize how badly I had bruised myself up until I started to thaw out.
Now getting a bruise and having that first instant "ouch" moment is painful but slowly regaining feeling in your frozen legs and then having the "ouch" moment...double "ouch". Trust me. Way more painful for your bruise to thaw out and start hurting than to just hurt.
I just know there must be a metaphore in there somewhere.
Anyhow...what didn't hurt was the feeling of relief when I dropped all my junk off and drove away with an empty mini van.
I still have a couple things to get rid of, some strange work out machine thing my sister left behind a gazillion years ago and a big old heavy table I couldn't lift...and a few other items...but all in all I have made a serious dent!
I will save those things for a warmer day and when I have an extra set of hands to help me.
I may have super woman tendencies (I was offered a job at the recycling center they were so impressed with my heavy lifting abilities) but I'm still a girly girl!
(ps. I feel the need to clarify that I do not own a mini van, I borrowed one and it made me realize how great it would be to own a car that actually heated up before you arrive at your destination...but whatever, my little jeepers is still fun even if she leaves me a little frozen at times)
So Much to Love
I love people. I love bright eyes. I love my sons, Judah & Lucas. I love laughing. I love my ringtone. I love love. I love Jesus. I love tattoos. I love milk. I love creative expression. I love smiles. I love Philippians. I love bridges. I love my house and haven. I love a rainy night. I love doing nothing. I love almonds and banana chips. I love music. I love cowboy hats. I love Anna Maria Island. I love (diet) dr.pepper. I love a good story. I love wildflowers. I love to fly. I love rod iron. I love babies. I love going to the movies. I love midnight. I love allegra. I love sunsets. I love long kisses. I love the color red. I love starshollow. I love community. I love doing life with friends. I love witty banter. I love jessilynn.com. I love my family. I love pretty things. I love cruisin' with my girls. I love remembering when. I love authentic individuals. I love hot tamales. I love when kids giggle. I love Lance. I love bonfires. I love finding people I thought I'd lost. I love yard sales. I love tacobell. I love seeing people do good. I love violins and steel guitar. I love driving to the airport. I love seeing people around me succeed at their dreams. I love being included. I love flipflops. I love blogging. I love long talks. I love dreaming.