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Tuesday, March 29, 2011

one of those days

today i feel fat. and ugly.
you know you all have those days too.
even if you weigh 100 lbs and are americas next top model.

these seemed fitting.
(probably cause they hit way to close to home!)



Monday, March 28, 2011

Priorities



I have been a huge slacker in ALL areas of my life lately.
It's about time I changed that.
I need to refocus my priorities.
To those of you who I have (subconsciously) 'put off'.....
please accept my apologies.
For those of you who have possibly needed me, and I didn't recognize that because I was preoccupied,
I'm sorry.
This will change. RIGHT NOW.
I'm taking my blinders off
and trying to recognize the areas where I need to improve.
There are many.




Friday, March 25, 2011

cooking with ashlee part 2

as you may know,
but The Boy and I have decided that we are going to try a new recipe every wednesday.
this weeks menu:
chicken parm.



i was suprisingly happy with how it turned out
thats not to say that i didn't mess up a couple steps of the recipe, but it all worked out!
and The Boy is still around, so it must have not tasted TOOO bad right?!

Thursday, March 24, 2011

cravings...

so, ever since i gave up the good stuff
i have been having cravings.
you would think that i would crave coke right?
nope
ever since i gave it up, iv'e been craving cookies & ice cream.
im not a big sweets person.
im not a big dessert person.
but all i can seem to think about are these:



which are not an option because of my weight loss goals.
baahhhh!
kill.me.now





Wednesday, March 23, 2011

.......

I am in need of ALL your prayers.
here is why:
my comoputer decided that it needs a new hard drive.
well ALLLLL my pics are on that hard drive.
My brother is a computer healer of sorts. He knows what he's doing and has tried everything he knows how to to in order to get my pics off the hard drive before it's completely dead.
We are starting to burn them on to disks, in hopes that it doesn't die before the task is complete.
My brother is also talking to one if his computer geek friends who might be able to work some magic but it will probably cost me a pretty penny.
The way technology is these days, you wouldn't think that things like this would be a problem.
But unfortunately for me, and all my memories (pic wise) it's happeneing.
All i know is, if my pics are gone forever, I will be devestated.
DEVESTATED
soooo. your prayers are welcomed!



Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Going Strong!

Im 5 days going strong!
Cokeless.
and I'm still alive!
imagine that!

Don't get me wrong, it sucks. And I miss it. Especially on stressfull days like today. There is nothing like a nice cold coke to drink your stress away. ha!
and going from having mutiple cokes a day to 0 is not easy my friends.


annnyways.
Yesterday was the first day of spring.
(although i woke up to snow this morning. boo)
FINALLY!!!
To welcome spring I did what any normal person would do.
I got my hair lightened on Saturday, drove with my windows down, and took a
Sunday spring walk with
The Boy.
Here is what spring means to ME
since that was last year, I'll add a few new ones:

getting into a warm car, heated by the sun. mmmm
hiking
coming home from work and it's still light outside!! love that
blossoms

Spring is so great. It's the time to welcome back the LONNNNG awaited summer and warmth and green grass and laying out at the pool. And to kick the blasted dreadfull winter to the curb.

Happy Spring Everyone!!



Friday, March 18, 2011

so long good friend.....



im quitting.

due to some recent weight loss goals....its gotta go.
i'm not happy about it
but i gotta do what i gotta do.

send positive thoughts my way =)
please.and.thankyou




Thursday, March 17, 2011

for the love...

Dear Readers,
       Thank you for stopping by! I love that you read my blog! Feel free to come by anytime! I just ask of you, one favor.....FOLLOW me! I use google analytics so I know who you are....so SHOW THE LOVE!
Go to the top of my blog....(make sure you're signed in, and click the "follow" button. It's easy to miss, but its there.) Feel free to comment as well! I'm a lover of feedback! You can also comment with your blog address or favorite blogs that you follow and if I don't already....I'll follow you! Blog love all around!

Sincerely,
Ashlee Wray

Kiss me...I'm Irish!

Happy St. Patricks Day!!
are you wearing green?

i learned something new today....


am I the only one who didnt know that the chicago river turns green on st. pattties day?!



this is so cool!
those lepercauns must have been BUSY last night.

here's how its done......

on the agenda today:
work
pick up pottery i painted on saturday with the girls. (pics to come)
donate blood
visits (R.S)
laundry
sleep

im looking forward to this weekend.
got lots going on including:
getting my hair did!
visitng teaching
bday party
stake conf
time with
The Boy.

hopefully the sun decides to show itself soon

what do you have going onthis weekend?!






Wednesday, March 16, 2011

all i gotta say is...

rainy days
aren't so bad
When you get to
come home to
the Boy
who is ready to
make you dinner
and cuddle up
to a movie.
and maaaybe kiss a little.

yep.

GIVEAWAY!!!

hey all.....
my friend is doing a blog giveaway for a

$30 giftcard to


Enter HERE





Tuesday, March 15, 2011

I'mmmmm BaaAAckkkk.....

for now....

i have been MIA in the blogsphere, and kinda in real life too.
I have internet, for the time being, but my computer decided to stop working.
so my brother is trying to heal it.
there is also another excuse for my lack of precence....
two words:
a boy.
nuff said right?

obviously alot has happened since the last time i blogged.
like the fact that i turned 27!!
yikes! i'm getting OLD!
no matter how i feel about the matter, without fail, march 9th rolls around and i become one year older.
this year i was surrounded by my friends for my bday.
my actual bday was spent with The Boy.
Friday was spent with friends at the Grizzlies game, where i had a Happy Bday shout out on the jumbo tron....thanks Matthew =)
(im kinda a big deal)
then saturday i had a surprise party that ended up not being a surprise, but was still so fun...
all my friends gathered to celebrate ME!
i felt so loved and loved having all my friends around to celebrate. it was a great night and i have awesome friends that i love dearly.
thank you ALL for coming! it meant alot.


obviously alot more has happened but im not really in the blogging mood so thats all for now!
so just so you all know, i'm still alive! just busy with....things ;)