I suppose I should start with an update of general life. My last post was about problems with my co-worker. I must admit that things on that front are going not too bad. She just returned from a three week holiday in India and I have to admit that I was ready for her to come back. It's nothing like someone going away for you to really appreciate what they do.
It's not to say all the problems are gone but, I've learned there are worse co-workers! The one I was with was hired November 1st and fired by November 22nd! Who texts when they are supposed to be working with children?! SERIOUSLY!? Anyways, all in all I am glad she's back and I am going to try really hard to work things out with her so we can be a team. Not only for the two of us but for the children that we care for everyday.
Brad is doing well. He's been off for a while. Some poor grades in one of his classes meant he had to withdraw from the class as well as his six week field placement. Needless to say it was a very heavy blow. We've had time to adjust and he has now registered to re-take the class and his field placement in next semester. This means pushing all his other classes into next year, but we knew that this was a possibility when we moved to Edmonton. This means, however, that for the last few weeks he's been at home. This has given us a chance to bring his brother up and for him to make some money which is really nice, especially with the holidays coming.
Which brings me to my next topic. Christmas! I can't begin to explain how ecstatic I am that the holiday season is just around the corner. And it's not even that I am looking forward to presents and food or anything else. I am looking forward to SLEEPING! I don't know what it is but the last couple months have brought many difficulties having a decent nights sleep. I've also been warding off (feebly) a terrible cold/flu. I've been nauseous everyday, and before anyone goes down THAT road... I'm NOT pregnant! And yes, I've checked! Needless to say, sleep is a very exciting prospect. Also, I'm going to have a complete work-up done with my family doctor which is lovely.
We had Christmas with dad this past weekend... it was usual. I was very impressed with dad though. He has given both Amy and I money towards our trip next spring which I thought was very nice. It was a fairly generous amount too.... oh wait I forgot to tell everyone...
WE'RE GOING TO DISNEYWORLD IN MAY!!!! Yep, it's actually booked. We are going to Florida for 10 glorious day at the beginning of May. I finally get to fulfill my dream of meeting the princesses. Plus we get to spend a few days at Universal Studios and I am PSYCHED for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter! (Yes I know I'm a geek!)
Well all, I must fly. I've been trying to get my butt in gear and do a few activities each week that get my lazy duff off the couch. Tonight's adventure is once again lane swim. I've really rediscovered my love of swimming in the last couple weeks and it helps that I have a free membership to the Y! I'm hoping to get my weight down and tone up before our trip so I don't shudder when I think about wearing a bathing suit.
Love to all that I won't see over the holidays. I miss you guys.