Sunday, August 26, 2007

August 26, 2007

I’ve learned that when a magazine tells you to “work up to” using weights while performing lunge exercises - you should listen or other wise you won’t be able to sit or walk for days.

I’ve learned that you can’t really wear flip-flops in 50-degree weather - especially when it’s raining.

I’ve learned that when an umbrella is small enough to fit in your bag, don’t listen to your husband about not needing one.

I’ve learned that you shouldn’t vent about your friends on a blog.

I’ve learned that there are some shoes that will give you blisters no matter how many times you’ve worn them.

I’ve learned that it’s impossible to find pistachios in the Brooklyn borough.

I’ve learned that eating healthy means spending more money – pasta and bread are cheap – veggies and fruit are not.

I’ve learned that three days of eating no carbs means having a smaller waist.

I’ve learned that there is no way of getting out of a doctor’s office in less than an hour.

I’ve learned that while shopping for new clothing, always go to Old Navy first because most likely you’ll find something similar to that dress you just found somewhere else for HALF THE PRICE and then you’ll only have to go back to return the more expensive one.

I’ve learned that I will never pick a color of nail polish that I’m happy with.

I’ve learned that there is no point in stocking up on fruit – they will go bad in the refrigerator.

I’ve learned that Urban Outfitters has some ugly ass shoes.

Saturday, August 18, 2007

August 18, 2007

I’ve learned that the reason my legs are still looking so good is because I opt to take stairs even when there is an elevator or escalator near by.

I’ve learned that when it’s being delivered UPS, it probably means you’ll have to go pick it up from the UPS facility yourself!

I’ve learned that it’s basically impossible to pick out thoughtful gifts for your husbands family for each and every occasion.

I’ve learned that sometimes a Wendy’s Frosty is just as good as a cupcake (and cheaper!).

I’ve learned that it might not be possible for me to ever go back to carrying a leather purse after carrying LeSportsac around for the entire summer!

I’ve learned that there are some CDs that you never get sick of listening to.

I’ve learned that I’m getting to the age where I have more serious things going on in my life than having to worry about friends being mad at me for no reason.

I’ve learned that I wish my best friend lived in NYC.

I’ve learned that products I love will always be discontinued – first it was my Ben and Jerry’s ice cream, then my favorite mascara, then my tampons and now, I can’t even get a decent bra at Victoria’s Secret.

I’ve learned that I don’t mind walking up and down 4 flights of stairs to do laundry as much as I hate having to fold it all after it’s done.

I’ve learned that it doesn’t matter what time of day it is, when a movie is on I will fall asleep.

I’ve learned that it will start raining when I don’t have an umbrella.

I’ve learned that after you go shopping, you must try things on again at home because it might not fit right when you look in your own mirror.

I’ve learned that I’m more than happy about being able to wear Old Navy again.

I’ve learned that it’s kinda fun to get hit on by the bus driver at 8am.

Sunday, August 12, 2007

August 12, 2007

I’ve learned that New York City is just as unprepared with the rain as Virginia Beach is with the snow.

I’ve learned that people who are not from New York have no idea what it means when there are absolutely no trains running.

I’ve learned that I can do twice as many sit-ups as my husband and I enjoy telling him this every day.

I’ve learned that all it takes is three weeks of lifting weights to see a difference in your arms.

I’ve learned that when my cat is acting crazier than normal, it probably means there is a bug somewhere in our apartment.

I’ve learned that the comfort of coming home to a cool apartment after walking 15 minutes in 95 degree heat is worth the $140 electric bill.

I’ve learned that just because USAIR has the most convenient flights, it doesn’t exactly mean I’ll be leaving on time or even THAT DAY.

I’ve learned that you must wear cotton when the weather gets above a certain temperature.

I’ve learned that you shouldn’t wait until the last minute to use the bathroom when boarding a flight because the lavatories may be out of order.

I’ve learned that it doesn’t matter how many times you’ve flown on an airplane, when you’re prone to motion sickness, it’s only a matter of time until you throw up on a flight.

I’ve learned that those little bags in an airplane are there for a reason.

I’ve learned that when your trustee brand of tampons decides to change their design and you find the original design at Cosco…. it’s ok to purchase four boxes of 100.

I’ve learned that sometimes saying “I am tired” is not enough, and that you actually should say “I want to go home.”

I’ve learned that when you go on a trip, you always go back with more than you came with.

I’ve learned that one pair of jeans, three tank tops and one pair of flip flops is enough clothing for two days.

I’ve learned that there comes a time in your life where you care and love so much about ONE person that you come to realize that all you’ve had or felt in the past meant nothing.

Saturday, August 04, 2007

August 4th, 2007

I've learned that when you have an unbelievable amount of shoes, it's easy to forget exactly what you have.

I've learned that while Nintendo Wii cost us $300, it only saves us money since now we don't have to join a gym!

I've learned that sometimes you just need a break from a friendship.

I've learned that you shouldn't wait until the last day to mail in a rebate.

I've learned that it's almost impossible to find the most perfect birthday card for your best friend.

I've learned that it's nice to have reliable dinner plans with a friend each week.

I've learned that cupcakes are just too heavy for a summer snack and that's where PINKBERRY comes in!! (

I've learned that you just can not purchase throw pillows online - you have to see them in person.

I've learned that when it's 95 degrees outside and you have to go to Target, it's perfectly ok to take alternate modes of transportation that takes you twice as long to get there.

I've learned that drinking a glass of wine BEFORE dinner might impair your ability to use chopsticks.

I've learned that right when I start talking about not seeing a cockroach for months in our apartment, one will come a crawling just to wave hello.