Thursday, July 9, 2015

Thoughts for Thursday: My Confessions

I saw this on Annie's blog a couple of weeks ago and thought it was fun, so I wanted to take part. Here are my confessions:


+ I confess that I had a super hard time preparing myself to leave Walker for our trip. The longest I've ever left him is two nights last October for our anniversary, but I know it's time; he's 18 months old and mama and daddy need a break! 

+ I confess that I get really annoyed at people who ask questions about a topic before trying to find the answers themselves. 

+ I confess that I really wish I could look like Heidi Powell, but uh, I like my pancakes with wheat, thankyouverymuch. 

+ But on that note, I stare at myself every night in the mirror before I take a shower and pull back skin that I wish wasn't there and say, "Man, I need to lose this." And then I have a glass of wine and get over it.

+ I confess that I know I'm too hard on myself. 

+ I confess that I am a clean freak to the max. The day before I leave on vacation, I will seriously make us drink out of Red Solo Cups {#classy} so that I can come home to an empty dishwasher. There is nothing better than coming home to a clean house. 

+ I confess that I'm totally okay with having just one child, but I know we will try for baby #2 because I want Walker to have a built-in best friend, and I know Brandon is all about two kiddos. I am technically an only child {my siblings are all my half-siblings, even though we don't act that way to one another}, and I always wondered what it would be like growing up with someone who looked like me. 

+ I confess that my Pinterest boards are alphabetized, but please don't look in any of the drawers in my home. 

+ I confess that I am a horrible gift-giver. Give me a list of things you want and it takes so much pressure off of me!

+ I confess that I have a super tough {some may say bitchy} outer exterior, but I get my feelings hurt easier than some may think. 

+ I confess that I don't really want to go back to my 10-year high school reunion this fall, but know that I will anyway. It's going to be better people-watching than at the airport on Thanksgiving.

+ I confess that I have never been to see a movie by myself, and the first time I ate lunch alone was this year. 

+ I confess that I truly believe that what Theodore Roosevelt said is true: "Comparison is the thief of joy." 

+ I confess that Oliver {our cat} was my baby before Walker was born, and now he drives me absolutely crazy. 

+ I confess that, as I'm typing this, I really want a donut. And some coffee. But I'm settling with water and some homemade granola. 

3 comments:

  1. Coming home to a clean dishwasher is a must in our house too - I can't go away with the house dirty! I don't think I've eaten alone, yet!

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  2. Yes to the people who ask questions without trying to look up the answer first!!!! It drives me crazy when people do this on Facebook. I want to tell them #google but I try to move on and not let it bother me ;)

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  3. I too need to come home to a clean house. I can't relax if not. I cannot stand people who won't research their own questions. Drives me batty. Try not to be so hard on yourself, I do it myself so I know how difficult it is to break that habit.

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