Thom and I got together recently to try to plan out some of the details for our trip to the Dells and hammered out a basic outline. We also both mentioned how we rarely post anything on this blog but check it somewhat frequently. The end result was that we promised to post every time we checked. This has made me check less often because it means I'll have to post, but perhaps as the posts increase from others then so will my hesitancy.
I'm on break from teaching (thank the gods) for two weeks until 1/7. I needed it badly. Yesterday I kept thinking to myself that if I had to report to school today I would just leave my books at home and bring a gun. I didn't want to be there for so many reasons:
I am tired of working and coming up with plans
I don't want to see the coworker that broke up with me last week
I want to have some free time
Next semester is going to be busy.
Second semester won't be nearly as bad as first, but some of the bad news I got this week was that one guy who teaches the same class as me won't be teaching it next semester. Result? They are shoving his kids into my classes. Fuck. But I plan on staying no later than 5 on any given day unless I'm there working out, which I intend to do at least 3 days a week. I have lost 10 pounds so far this year and have not exercised with any frequency for a little more than a year now. It'll be nice to have confidence in my appearance again.
Finally, this trip to the Dells should be a lot of fun. Mike is taking off work. Sara doesn't have to work. And I've just got a final to give that will last until 9am. We'll leave around 11 or so that Friday in January and just have a good ole time up north. I'm really hoping to make a trip to Miami over spring break, so if anyone wants to join me, let me know. The more, the merrier. And here's a pic of Rob and me from the Bears/Lions game we went to on Halloween weekend. I was a Mexican and he was Hulk Hogan, and then there's an uumpa lumpa. In case anyone told Rob he had to put a shirt on, he had one stuffed down his spandex. Charming.