Tuesday, March 30, 2010

This is my life.

i was driving home from the city this afternoon when the lady in front of me slammed on her breaks so quickly i was unable to stop on time. i slammed into her bumper & this was the result. her car was unharmed except for a small scratch of white paint.
oh, i also received 2 tickets.
one for failing to stop, the other for expired registration.
i don't think this week could possibly get any worse.

Monday, March 29, 2010

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Sunday Night Confessional

instead of any confessions, i'm gonna get heavy on you for a minute. sorry.
if you've been reading my blog for a while, you know that my aunt carol lee was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer at the end of 2008. she underwent chemotherapy last year & by the grace of god, it worked. she was in remission up until a couple of months ago when doctors noticed that tumors had returned.
unfortunately, these past few months have been a real struggle for her. she's been in & out of the hospital so many times it breaks my heart. she now has cancer in over 45 parts of her body, the largest tumor being in her abdomen (attached to an artery), & the level of pain she's dealing with is unreal. the chemo made her so sick the last time that she was reluctant to go through it all again, but decided to give it a shot in hopes that it would shrink the largest tumor & alleviate some of the pain. she went for her first (more mild) treatment last monday - it didn't go well. it made her so violently ill that she ended up back in the hospital last week. she was released today, but due to the fact that she is physically unable to eat or drink anything without throwing it up, the doctors have given her anywhere between a week & a month to live.
i can't bring myself to pray for anything but a miracle, but i know that things are past the point of no return. i'm heartbroken. she's one of the people i love most in the world.
please, please, please. pray for her.

Friday, March 26, 2010

Woohoo, Friday!!

i live for the weekends.
tonight i'm meeting up with taryn, alyssa, & one of alyssa's friends for a girl's dinner/drink fest at a wine bar downtown.
we'll probably meet up with the boys after that for some raging.
yep yep!

Thursday, March 25, 2010


for their annual "boys trip," my smu lambda chi friends are going to be in chicago this weekend.
morety & matty b are getting in tonight, so we're going out - hopefully i can recruit taryn & aaron to come out too. yay for friends!!

Crayon Rings

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Dream House.. Round V

c'est chic!

{delight by design . house beautiful . elements of style . pink wallpaper . la la lovely . dress design decor . coco + kelley . la dolce vita . the stamford wife . ...etc. . studded hearts}

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Sunday Night Confessional

i kind of love this bag.
& i'm desperately in need of a new one. after heavy use over the past year, my deena & ozzy is literally falling apart. i really love it though. what do you think?? should i re-buy my d&o bag (i do get the 40% off) or go with something else?
a big yes please!
i want to go there! & not just because it's in vegas. because it's pretty.
i was totally unimpressed by lady gaga's new telephone music video.
just weird. in a bad way. a really weird, bad way.
i'm pretty sure i'm allergic to redbull and/or jagermeister.
i literally had one jager bomb (gross) & a miller light at eric's goodbye party & woke up in the middle of the night feeling like i was going to puke. not normal.
i really hope the economy makes a speedy recovery.
freelancing is great & all, but i need a full-time job/a lot more cash in my pocket. i'm so over working retail.
& encouraging. there's hope for all of us single ladies out there.
i've been really awful about working out over the past 2 weeks. i think i've gone twice, & my diet has not made up for my lack of movement.


i really hope i don't get "called in" to work today.

Saturday, March 20, 2010

Today is....

the first day of spring!
although you wouldn't know it by chicago's 10 day forecast.

Friday, March 19, 2010

Hey Soul Sister

please don't make me ever listen to this song again.
& on the topic of things that totally suck, i have to work at 10am tomorrow morning.
10-4, which means that i can't go out tonight. my friend from work, eric, is leaving for the army's basic training this weekend though, so tonight is his going away party at some bar in downers grove. i said i'd go, but i really don't feel like showering and getting ready, seeing as how it's 8:40pm. dahhh, i feel bad.
what to do, what to do....

Thursday, March 18, 2010


been there, done that, messed around
i'm having fun don't put me down,
i'll never let you sweep me off my feet.
i won't let you in again, the messages i've tried to send,
my information's just not going in.
burnin' bridges shore to shore, i'll break away from something more,
i'm not to not to love until it's cheap.
been there, done that, messed around,
i'm having fun don't put me down.
i'll never let you sweep me off my feet.

this time baby i'll be bulletproof,
this time baby i'll be bulletproof.

i won't let you turn around,
and tell me now i'm much too proud,
to walk away from something when it's dead.
do do do your dirty words come out to play when you are heard?
there's certain things that should be left unsaid.
tick tick tick on the watch and life's too short for me to stop,
oh baby, your time is running out.
i won't let you turn around,
and tell me now I'm much too proud.
all you do is fill me up with doubt.

this time baby i'll be bulletproof,
this time baby i'll be bulletproof.

Luscious Lashes

you're supposed to see results in about 4 weeks, using it twice a day. i'll let you know how it goes!

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

My Dream Outfit

i want to own every single thing this girl is wearing.
{the sartorialist}

Stella McCartney

i love these classic monochromatic looks.
{because i'm addicted}
no work on this gorgeous sunny day.
off to buy a new iphone & then going to work out.


last night i had a dream that i was babysitting two little boys who were wonka-fied into being tiny enough to fit into my coach wristlet. i then went about my day, carrying them around in said wristlet while they played "nintendo" on my phone.
i did have a few sake bombs at liz's farewell girls night at kona last night. that may explain the weird dream. that plus the fact that i have a very active imagination/i'm apparently insane.

Monday, March 15, 2010

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Sunday Night Confessional

yesterday was the most fun day ever.
taryn & i forgot to eat all day, other than a single shamrock pancake at one of the house parties we went to. that would explain why....
i woke up starving this morning, with a rug burn & no phone.
i think i lost it somewhere between the dark horse, houndstooth, dark horse again, & the cab ride home. f.
happy pi day!

Saturday, March 13, 2010

Beer & Breakfast

headed downtown for a little bit of this.
& a little bit of this.
it's 7:30 am.

Friday, March 12, 2010

Flashback Friday


my best friend & i tried to sell my neighbor "solar gak" - a.k.a. tar from the street that melted in the sun enough for us to peel it off the raod - one time when we were like 7 yrs old.
we put glitter on it first. i think she bought it.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010