6.17.2013

Teeth Whitening, Superman and Father's Day

Every day since we got back from vacation I've really wanted a day of rest where my only responsibility is breathing.  And that is not technically even my responsibility per se as it's an involuntary process.  We got back from DC on Tuesday afternoon and I've been on the go ever since.  The day we got back I went straight to the gym, then to a baseball game, then right back to work for the rest of the week.  It continued with a weekend that turned out to be much busier then I expected.
Looks like some kind of weird science experiment
Lunch at PF Chang's  // Sister and nephew

We had the patio to ourselves
I skipped out of work really early on Friday to spend the day with my mom and sister.  We had a teeth whitening date.  Haven't you heard?  That is THE latest thing to do with your friends.  When I found out that my mom and sister bought a teeth whitening Groupon I had to buy one too.  I actually wasn't all that interested in getting my teeth whitened.  I just didn't want to be left out and thought it would be fun to do together.  The procedure took 30 minutes.  There was a lot of drooling involved, at least for me.  I had about 5 different trays filled with gel to bite down on for 10 minutes at a time while the LED light shines on your mouth. By the 3rd round my lips were feeling numb and spicy.  We got maintenance gel filled pens to take home.  My teeth were already pretty white.  White is basically white so I don't know how noticeable it is but I think my teeth did brighten up a few shades.  Afterwards we had a really nice lunch at PF Chang's.  I'm trying to come off of my juice fast the right way so I stuck with veggies, rice and tofu.  They hung out at my house for a while before heading home.
Goofy Glasses.  It's impossible to look sexy in these things.
Saturday morning Mj felt like going out to breakfast so we got up and did that.  I got egg whites and coffee.  Then, we went to see Man of Steel at Cinepolis.  We had to leave the house by 3:50 to meet our friends for pre movie drinks at 4:30 pm and the movie started at 5:30pm.  When talking about this movie it simply has to be said.  The man is hot.  Central Casting made an excellent decision when they cast Henry Cavill as Super Man.  I didn't understand some of what was going on but it was entertaining and Henry Cavill is really hot.  Did I already say that?  We saw it in 3D so the tickets were $22.50 each!  Oh well.  I ordered a Chicken Caesar salad during the movie and Mj ordered a whole bunch of stuff to recover from having been forced to go into work on a Saturday.  I may or may not have had a few bites of his chocolate molten dessert.
Dani, Mom, Me at IHOP

Me and my Daddy
Sunday morning I was up at 7:30 am to meet my family for an early breakfast with my Dad for Father's Day.  We went to IHOP where I had ...more egg whites!  I made it home around 4pm and went straight for my laptop to download some photos and get some blogging done.  I was working on a guest post for another blogger on Thursday to send out Friday and just putting on the finishing touches when it somehow got deleted from Blogger.  I was totally devastated!  I was so upset.  I didn't think I had the heart to start all over but I got an extension on the deadline and managed to re write it by Sunday night.

In the midst of all of this I still need to buy a new bra since my only good nude one broke and I'm trying to get caught up on my DVR.  What kind of world is this where we catch up on TV watching like it's our job?  I don't know, but I have a ton of shows I need to watch and haven't really had the time to do it.  I also have three movies that I have to return to Blockbuster by mail.  We canceled and if I don't send them back in time they are charging $20 bucks each which is ridiculous.  Figures that all the movies I have left are between 2 to 2 1/2 hours.  I watched one on Saturday and Les Miserables yesterday.  Has anyone seen that movie?  It was so good and so sad that I was bawling.  The acting was amazing and I have always loved the music.  Mj heard me sobbing and came upstairs to see what was wrong with me. I can't wait to see the play live in NYC again.  We haven't actually planned a trip to NYC just yet but when we do that is definitely on the itinerary. 

Today is Day 1 of the Advocare Cleanse and the 30 Day Shred.  We'll see how that goes.  So maybe this weekend I'll get my do nothing but breathe and catch up on DVR day?  Probably not.  Mj is already talking about going to the beach, we need to go grocery shopping and I will need to clean my house.  It's been a delightful 75-80 degrees and sunny since we got back.  I guess it makes perfect sense that I'm out there enjoying it with friends and family even though the homebody in me just wants to chill on the couch.


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15 comments :

Newlyweds on a Budget said...

The teeth whitening thing does look like a science experiment, hah!
I need to go bra shopping too. I actually have a lot of bras, but only one that I actually like to wear. So I need to go find another one!

A Life Less Traveled said...

HA! I also need to go bra shopping, because apparently you are supposed to replace bras every 6 months. Whoops. I second your comments on the hot Superman. Good job casting director!

The Willcutts said...

I love the whitening pictures!! So funny.. Your family is beautiful

Faith said...

It really does look like a science experiment of some sort!

I love the pictures of you with your family. Your nephew is adorable!

Haha TV watching is like a job, lol.

I have yet to watch Les Miserables but I want to.

Ruthy Taylor said...

I totally feel you... I feel like every day I'm running on empty bc there is so much to do!

afairlie said...

giiiiiirrl, Henry Cavill is a GOOD looking superman! you're not alone in that acknowledgement! ;)

and les mi... SO GOOD! totally ugly-cried in the theatre when I saw it. with no shame.

great movie choices for your weekend! :) have a lovely week!

Real College Student of Atlanta said...

and your teeth look great!! i heard superman is really good :)

Brittany said...

Your nephew is sooo adorable!!

Your teeth look amazing- I wanna do that now!

Are egg whites actually good? Believe it or not I've never had them.

Kathy C. said...

Sounds like such a lot of fun! And you nephew is adorable!

Misty said...

Henry Cavill is SO HOT!

Whitney Cypert said...

I have seen those teeth whitening things like that but have never used one. I have always been so interested in them though! Did it make your teeth sensitive? Mine get really sensitive when I use the Crest Whitestrips. Your teeth look nice and white and pretty : ). I don't know who that Henry Cavill is but you can bet I'm about to look him up! Ps. I am watching Friends and I decided that you look like Charlie. She is Joey's girlfriend for a couple episodes and is so pretty!

James Smith said...

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Carla said...

I definitely need to head to the dentist for a whitening. And not only that. I know I have a cavity, although it doesn't cause me any pain.. yet!

Sounds like quite a busy, yet eventful and exciting weekend! And I'm still trying to finish Game of Thrones 3 and Walking Dead. Life has really prevented me from watching some of my favorite Spring/Summer shows.

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