Something like a winter reset
Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 01, 2013
Photo by: Nathan Abplanalp Photography
Amanda Wilson is a student who has a passion for helping others and is now committed to helping herself. She enjoys spending time with her pup, Gia, being with family and friends and traveling. Contact Amanda here.
The last three weeks have been relaxing and much needed. One of the best things about being a student again is the long winter breaks. I am certainly going to miss these when they are gone! I have had a chance to recharge, spend some much needed time with my love, and visit with family and friends. I have fully enjoyed every single minute of it. Just staying home, cleaning my house, and preparing meals have never made me so happy. What can I say, its the little things. Ive even been able to fit in some extra workouts which were almost nonexistent during the final weeks of the semester. Nothing like a good sweat session to leave me feeling revitalized and accomplished so Im grateful for that.This break has also afforded me the time to do some major wedding overhaul. I had gotten to the point where I felt like I was at a halt, and not really making any progress. It wasnt until I started going through the little handy dandy planning checklist that I rarely look at, that I realized how much I have actually done. During these past months I havent relied much on the wedding planning checklists that are so readily promoted, because I found that I do better working at my own pace and in my own, sometimes chaotic, order. However that being said, it is nice to occasionally go back to it and see that I am on track according to whoever puts these lists together. So anyway, like I was saying, I have been able to put more focus on the wedding while I have this extra free time. Specifically, getting a reception menu drafted, bridesmaid dresses chosen, reviewing stationary, working on floral ideas, and other logistical details. I hope to be able to do a few more things in the next week while I have the luxury to do so. We all know once classes resume this precious time will only be a faint memory. If I could just bottle it up for later I surely would be living the good life.
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