Weather totally affects my mood. Is that stupid? I guess I should be used to living in Kansas by now but I really feel like by the end on January I should start hanging up my North Face and digging out the beach towels. I mean, if I was in high school Spring Break would be in like 5 weeks! It's time for this Ginger to get her tan on!
And then I look out my window and there is all that nasty white stuff on the ground... ya know, snow. All the trees look stark and sad and the grass is dead. And I check the weather online and it's going to be 7 degrees outside tonight. Um, brrr. My sister texted me from Texas yesterday to tell me how happy she was to be wearing shorts again. Jealous. I really want to go on a run but I can't because it is SO cold and even if I was able to tough it out (IF!!!) I know Rosalyn would hate me forever and I just can't have that.
So today on Cathsorority a really awesome girl said that she had been feeling a little low and then I realized I was too. So we all got to talking about what we are looking forward to and I would be lying if I told you it didn't make me feel better! It wasn't just because of what I have to look forward to. It was hearing all the big AND little things that other women had coming up! It was nice to parttake in some positivity!
What am I looking forward to? SPRING TIME! I cannot wait for everything that will happen in the Spring. It will be warm and beautiful outside. I can go on runs or lay out at the pool or grow some herbs and veggies (and hopefully have better luck than I did last year on the veggies!) and maybe even buy a bike so I can go on bike rides! I miss those bike rides I used to take with my dad when I lived at home.
I am also looking forward to all the big changes in my little family of two. Patrick is going to be graduating with his DPT in May, he will be getting his first real job (Yay!), and depending on how all that goes we will start planning the rest of our lives! AH! It makes me so nervous-excited! I know he feels a little pressure since all our life plans are dependent on what happens after he graduates but I have full confidence in him! He is brilliant :)
In conclusion, I just want you to know that if I have sounded like a crazy, emotional, negative, opinionated lady to you recently... You were correct. I'll try to look forward to the future and all the good things ahead of me instead of dwelling on how cold it is outside... and inside for that matter :)