Monday, January 25, 2010

keep it positive.

I don't know how many if any of you have seen Legally Blonde: The Musical. If not, its a must see. After listening to the soundtrack over and over again today, I've decided that I need to be more like Elle.

Not exactly Elle from Legally Blonde the MOVIE. (aka Reese Witherspoon)

It may not seem like there is a difference between the two, and really the main difference is that Elle Woods in the Musical sings and Elle in the Movie does not, but nonetheless, both are expert and prime examples of staying positive. Throughout her stay at Harvard, she never gives up on herself, she always believes that she can and will change the world, one mani-pedi at a time.

Case and Point is the song below. Entitled (rightly so) Positive. The song takes place just after Elle finds out that Vivian and Warner are dating, depressed, her Greek chorus (the girls from Delta Nu) comes to cheer her up. (fyi, the song has a tiny bit of language, though not more than the movie does.)

if you have some time (about 3 hours) to waste you can watch the entire thing on Youtube, its in 18 parts about 10 minutes each.

Milo's Law

The Amazing Montana is trying to get enough signatures for this law to be passed. please take just a few moments to sign the petiton, you DO NOT have to live in Utah to do so, we need as many signatures as we can get.

Please,Sign this petition that will take you only 1 minute as a gift to Milo's mom. Milo was 9 months old and died 2 months ago at the hand of a man who couldn't control his anger. This man can plead his case down to a 2nd degree murder and be out walking the streets in less than five years because Milo is under 14 years old. Milo's mom would like to see this change, Milo never got one Christmas and this petition to change these laws is the only thing keeping Milo's mom going... PLEASE SIGN THIS PETITION AND FORWARD ON TO EVERYONE YOU KNOW. THIS MAY BE THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU CAN DO FOR SOMEONE ALL YEAR...Thank you and forward on!!!!!!
(Copy and paste the link if it won't take you to it by clicking on it)

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Nothing to See Here

Did you know that most people break their new years resolutions within the first 11 days of the new year? So the fact that I found a New New years resolution on the 16th of the new year... does that make it so I may have a better shot at keeping it?

For those who don't know, I have fallen in love with Kevin and Amanda's Blog I don't remember how I stumbled across it, but I love it. The other day I was reading her weight loss story and decided. I can do that.

It requires me to become........................................................... a Calorie Counter. *insert gasp here*

But I honestly think that I can do it. It also requires me to give up soda completely! Which is healthier for me anyway and would probably help with my hiccups I get all the time. So starting Today, I'm going to try and keep track of how many calories I eat each day and keep it in the 1200 category.

We also bought an elliptical so I'm hoping that I can do that for at least 20 min every other day. So that is my plan for getting a little more fit and healthy.


Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Blogging Fail.

Sorry its been a rough month or so with us. So I haven't been able to blog as much as I would like. We moved into our new basement apartment that is super nice and almost twice the size of our old house. Then promptly the next weekend (while we were still unpacking), the apartment flooded. So we spent the next week or so sucking all the extra water out from our carpet pads and mopping it up from the kitchen. We had to move all of our furniture into our (dry) kitchen, and lock out cats in our bedroom. It was a nightmare.

Luckily I have an awesome family who came over and helped clean the carpets, and lent us their machines.

The the next week was christmas. So that was fun, but stressful.

And with this new year, I'm determined to make this little black cloud that seems to have made my life its playground evaporate and move on. I've got to think positive.

Keep it Postitive.