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Feeling: relieved

9:25 Mid Tuesday Morning (13 October 2009)

  You There, With the Infant

So I had an anxiety attack almost (well, as close as I ever get to having enough anxiety to have an attack) last week after realizing that October 17th is the day of the regional competition in an area of the country that is a 10-hour drive away. That same night at 7:00 is the Moon Dog Ball. Where I'm meant to be belly dancing.

So: If I don't go to the regional soil judging competition, I can't compete in the national competition because they don't let post-grads compete unless they participated in a contest as an undergrad within one semester.

However: If I don't go to regionals, the team can still participate without me. Same for nationals. My role is not exactly vital.

And: If I don't dance in the Moon Dog Ball, I would be screwing over my dance troupe. We are already down a person because she just gave birth, and unfortunately if I opted out of participation, the choreography would be such that it just couldn't happen, at least not within this time frame of practicing.

So, I had opted to forego soil judging. Which sucked because soil judging is far better for my resume and future job applications than Middle Eastern Dance, but I love dance and I love my girls and I didn't want to let them down.

AND THEN it was mentioned that I only had to participate in the individual pit to qualify for nationals, and the individual pits are early in the morning. I searched for flights and found the exact one that would allow me time to drive to the airport from the contest, fly, and drive from the airport home in time to get ready for the dance.

So, even though it cost $200, I don't have to choose! Praise be! This is going to be an enjoyable, if hectic, weekend. :)

Also, no labs this week. I finished and handed in my last lab report for my environmental management class. I'm so far on top of all my assignments.

Yesterday evening I went to work, stayed late enough to walk home with Caleb, and got to eat dinner and watch part of House with him. I then went to the Bat House and played Settlers of Catan with the residents of said Bat House and actually won a game. I love hanging out with my Bat Peeps.

I had a dream last night that I was pregnant and just barely showing. I figured I was about 4 months along? Caleb wasn't there, I don't know where he was but I knew he'd be happy when he found out. I was admiring my belly when I realized my belly button was pierced so I went to the mall to get a maternity belly button bar.

At the mall I ran into this girl from my high school who was homeless and her parents had abandoned her or something. I don't really know what was going on.

ew baby dreams. pregnant women are cute, but I'm not ready to join their ranks yet, especially knowing the end result.

BUT I'm still on cloud 9 because I can still participate in both of my favourite activities! hooray!

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October 13th, 2009 @ 5:03pm
Oh please let me interview you! I'll be nice, promise. You'd be awesome for my story because you're NOT in Australia!

If you'd be up for a random half-hour phonecall about the good ole days of Neopets, I would literally jump out of my chair with joy. I can email you questions beforehand, even!
October 16th, 2009 @ 8:54am
See? Everything works out. :) :)
October 16th, 2009 @ 11:14am
One by one things slowly start to take over her life. What will be left? Who will she be? Where will she be? Will she be happy there?
~Love, me~
October 20th, 2009 @ 1:10pm
The new job is totally wicked! A lot more pay for less work. Just getting used to the hours, the food, the attry, and the work. I finally get appreciated for what I do. mwhaha! How is your Halloween preparations going?
~Love, me~
[Anonymous (71.219.22.56)]
November 25th, 2009 @ 11:41am
belly button ring, mmm (:
when i'm old enough can we get matching piercings? :D :D :D
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