awkward and awesome

Thursday, July 12, 2012


Awkward
  • Being flirty chatty with a guy who, when we stood up, was a foot shorter than I.
  • Only one person coming to my Relief Society activity.
  • When a giant rug caught as I opened a door to the point where I couldn't squeeze through and had to go in another door. And of course, there was someone right behind me.
  • Being the only one around when the BYU soccer team kicked a ball over a giant fence. I tromped through waist-high weeds and thistles to get their ball and then mustered all the arm force I possess and managed to barely clear the fence. While they watched.
  • How the smell of dumpster doesn't only make make me nauseous; it also makes me want to cry.
  • Bragging to the world about how cool I am for patching my own bike tire, only to find it flat again the next morning.
  • Pumping myself up in spin class by repeating, "Katniss Everdeen wouldn't even be out of breath. Be tough, be tough, be tough like Katniss..."
  • The days there seems to be no hope in looking any better than a doormat.
  • The tanning lotion spot on my neck that looks like a hickey, confirmed by two people so far.
  • Brother telling me his "gluteus maximus flexor" is sore. Thanks, thanks for that.
  • Getting dressed according to the weather at 7am. Just because it's only 60 degrees doesn't mean I'll be chilly all day and that I should wear a long skirt and long sleeved shirt. Excuse me while I go fan myself.
  • Hitting a guy in the butt with the purse on my arm when I hugged him.


Awesome
  • How my finance professor, who is Russian and as lovely as any movie star, could get Chris Hemsworth if she wanted.
  • A surprise trip home.
  • Anticipating The Hunger Games coming to the dollar theater. It's like Christmas Eve...
  • Summer rain.
  • Being back in piano lessons.
  • Fireworks with five-year-olds who want to hang out with me.
  • THE FOURTH OF JULY.
  • My birthday month.
  • Summer freckles sprinkled across my cheeks, neck and shoulders.
  • Waking up in a cold room because it finally cooled off during the night.
  • Little brother donating a Flying J gift card to my gasoline-for-coming-home fund.
xoxo
Jane


15 comments:

  1. I should start trying to channel Katniss whilst working out... but does she do yoga?

    Love this post!

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    1. Hmm...good question. But would she do spinning? It's just the attitude you've got to channel I guess.

      PS I need to do yoga with you! Where are you living? Come down here on a Tuesday night and we should go to Jenny's class in Springville!

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  3. YES! I made 2 of them this time haha. p.s. i tried to comment but it was in moms name... so thats why it says its deleted haha

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    1. Haha that tricked meeee. Thanks for giving me funny stuff to write, and congrats for making it in twice.

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  4. Love this. I'm so glad the soccer ball made it over. PS can't wait to see Hunger Games!!

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    1. Thanks for appreciating the embarrassing struggle it was. SERIOUSLY can't wait for the HG -- let's go six times a week!

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  5. this post is the best...ever. ditto for that sleeping bag.

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    1. AGREED. That thing makes me cringe.

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  6. It's good to know I'm not the only one who can make the easiest task awkward. I consider us extremely talented!

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  7. haha! I saw that sleeping bag thing on pinterest. its so ridiculous...or brilliant haha

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  8. these awkward moments i can relate to! glad i'm not the only one :) i love awkward moments!

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  9. ha - this post made me lol.. thanks for the laughs ;)

    XO
    www.pearlsandpaws.blogspot.com

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  10. Love A&A. Officially obsessed with your blog. Also, completely agree on the dumpster thing. And the summer heat makes it ten billion times worse.

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