It’s Friday & I’m Not Home
Need I say more? I have been EXTREMELY spoiled having Fridays off. I absolutely love being one of those annoying people who says “I’m off on Fridays”. You know those people, we ALL know one. I feel like I have earned my status as one of those people since I used to work Friday NIGHTS in labor and delivery, talk about torture. Even though I say I’m off, you will never hear me say “It’s my Friday” when Thursday rolls around. That phrase makes me cringe, not sure why. I think I just always thought it sounded very rude to people who were slaving away at work. I guess I’m a hard shell on the outside but a softy on the inside 😉
Yesterday I didn’t go to the gym, I didn’t take a single picture, I barely did anything besides work. It seems that Terrible Tuesday shifted to Thursday this week. I was busy all day seeing surgery consults and taking care of patients. Not the good kind of busy either, the kind where you say okay is it time to go? Then even when it is your time to go you have to finish up what you started. I left angry, not relieved.
So even though I am working today, the bright side is that I do not start until a little after 8am as opposed to 6am. Hoping to leave around the same time as usual, might be slightly later, but I can deal! And guess what? I will be wearing real people clothes! Which reminds me I should probably go pull some of those out…
Since I really don’t have any pictures to share from yesterday I thought I would do something called a “Photo Dump”. I’ve seen this lately on many of my favorite blogs. This is basically where you go through your photo library and post random pictures that you haven’t posted before. Things are about to get interesting…. Warning, some of these are before I was a “skinny minnie”.
These were my two puppies growing up- Sophie was a Yorkie and “Little Du” was a pomeranian like Phoebe. My girls. I miss them so much! It broke my heart when they passed.
A ridiculously cute picture of Bella laughing when she was little 🙂
One of the best things Maryland has to offer: The Snowball! Skylite with marshmallow, my favorite. Haven’t had one in over 2 years!
Shelby napping when we brought her home
Shelby’s first day and being goofy. Side note: she only exists in my family because I failed my Emergency Medicine exam by 1 point. I FOUGHT for that darn point and they refused to give it back to me, but gave it to other people… I still get angry to this day I scored a 74 on that stupid exam. But look what came out of my sadness! A cute little pup 🙂 They can bite me too because I spend my days in the ER a lot and I am a great PA!
I was obviously The Black Swan one Halloween when that movie came out. Did the makeup myself!
Most of my PA school class, DiPeppe (top row in middle with eyes closed-sorry girl) is the only one I still talk to, as expected. I was not friends with most of these people… we all hated each other.
A really cute picture of Bella I found! Sassy little outfit. Just like her Aunt KK!
Ziplining in Jamaica in 2010. I didn’t tell my mom until I got home! I knew she would panic 😉 I did scream too because I was 300 feet in the air
PA school graduation with DiPeppe. Finally the long white coat!
My first Chicago Deep Dish Pizza! I went to a PA Board Review course there. It was delicious! Major heart burn followed.
Me with a Margarita in a Chicago airport in 2011. I remember flying home trying to study for my boards and I was a little drunk…. glad I do not drink anymore!
This is when I really started to make the change and cook SUPER healthy. I always “dieted” but I started playing with new meals and really getting in the kitchen (I used to be an AWFUL cook). This was shirataki noodles and scallops with zucchini, onions, and a poached egg on top. My version of Seafood Carbonara.
At the wax museum in NYC. You know I had to get all up on Elvis! My man!
When I started to see a difference in my face with diet changes.
So that’s some of my photo dump! I think I will do another one soon because this was fun! Have a great Friday 🙂
XOXO With a Cherry On Top,