Monday, November 23, 2009

What I've Been Up To Lately

To: Present Self
When: November 23rd, 2009

I can't think of anything special or specific to write about tonight so I'll just go over what I've been spending my time on lately...

Since I'm not currently involved in a musical, I've had my weekends available. The last three have been spent helping my boyfriend Paul move into his new house. He's been quite busy with it which is to be expected so I'm happy to help him move his stuff, especially since I can help save costs with my truck.

Saw a musical called The Fantasticks in Sunnyvale on Friday with Paul. I thought it was... alright. The show wasn't my favorite, but the people I know who are involved in it did a great job.

I've been trying to go to the gym most weekdays after work. I probably would never go to a gym but it's doable since it's conveniently at work. My weight has been staying pretty constant at 155 lately which is pretty good. My diet isn't perfect but I can control it when I need to.

A couple times a week I've been playing a computer game called Borderlands. I haven't played a good computer game in a while so it's nice to get back into it. I've been playing online with a couple of my friends and it's quite fun. I used to play a lot of games, especially back during the high school days. I guess I've mostly grown out of them and other hobbies like coding took their place.

I went flying about a month ago. It was just a refresher flight in an R22 with one of the instructors named John. It was interesting though because one of the emergency lights came on for just a flash and then went off. Luckily it wasn't anything serious. Otherwise I haven't been flying much overall. Probably just once a month or two. I don't fly by myself anymore because I've either seen everything around the bay area or it's just too expensive to just go alone. I am happy to take anyone if they'd like, but I do ask for some help with the cost. So far I've taken Paul, his Mom and her boyfriend, Dan my roommate, and Joe (a coworker) and his friend. I haven't taken any family yet which has been a dream of mine since I first even thought of doing pilot training. I promised "the gift of flight" to my parents for their recent birthdays but things have come up (as they always tend to do). I really want to take them up soon though. I'm so happy to be able to share something so unique and special with people.

So that's my life in a nutshell right now, besides work of course which is going well. Can't complain about a thing which makes me feel like I might be bragging sometimes when people ask what I've been up to. I've never had so much to be happy for in the past and it's a really nice feeling. For whomever may be reading this, I hope you have things that you can be happy for too.

1 comment:

  1. Wow, you have such a varied life. And I'm glad it makes you so happy, you do so many interesting and fulfilling things. It's always nice to try new things or old things you haven't done in a while, otherwise life would be boring.

    As for the last sentence, I've been making sure to be thankful for what I have lately too, when I get stressed I take a breath and think of all the things in my life I'm happy about and it turns out that's most things. Thanks for reminding us about the importance of being thankful, especially as it's Thanksgiving in two days! :)