August 8, 2012

My Life Be Like Ooh Aah

Making that old Grits song the title for today's entry was absolutely foolish because I just know that now I'll be singing it all day. That's okay- it was time to switch it up from Payphone, which I happen to only known a line of but it's still been dominating my brain the past couple days.

Life has been such a whirlwind at home. I've been unpacking from Korea, going through all of the things I had packed up when leaving Idaho that stayed in my parent's garage, and figuring out what I still want and what is going to the Goodwill. In addition to the organizing and packing, I've been trying to see some friends and family members. Needless to say, things have been busy. Maybe I'll actually get to catch up and rest when I get to Idaho. Doubtful... but a girl can dream, right?

Ugh. Doctor's appointments. I had three this last week. The first was a check up which turned into major blood work being done because apparently you should take antivirals and malaria medication before you travel to/around Southeast Asia. Woopsies. The worst appointment was my secondary skin biopsy. In Korea I had a little adventure with a mole removal, which you can read about here if you feel so inclined. The secondary biopsy was to remove the skin that had surrounded the mole where the changing cells were found. Things went much more smoothly this time around which I'm super grateful for since the first time was borderline traumatic. 

I went with two of my sisters and my parents to Lee's Sandwiches in Fountain Valley the other day. Oh. My. Gosh. So stinkin' delicious. They had Vietnamese coffee too which I have been jonesing for ever since getting back from Vietnam in January. 

After the lunch at Lee's we went over to my Uncle John's house to help take pictures of the scariest subject material ever. Dolls. I spend my entire afternoon placing dolls, holding them, cleaning them off, and probably being put under their scary voodoo spells. My aunt used to make them and it's just time to say goodbye to them. Want to know the most terrifying thing? She made a doll once and used my hair (I had cut a foot off of it) to make the dolls hair. 

There is a doll out there, somewhere, that is me. 

Have you ever been to the Boiling Crab in Costa Mesa? If not- go. Go now. Drop whatever you are doing and go there. Do not go with anyone you would want to impress because you will get ridiculously messy. I am usually a little biased when it comes to seafood restaurants because my father is in the seafood business, but we all made an exception for the Boiling Crab. 

Look at this lovebug. Can you even handle how adorable he is? I'm normally not a little dog person- we've always had big dogs growing up, but when Pancho basically chose us, there was no way we could walk away. I love morning cuddles with my still sleepy dog. 



  1. Haha, you look so unhappy in that photo of you at the Dr's office. You poor thing, glad this biopsy appointment went well.

    My brothers friends swear by Lee's Sandwiches. They wanted to take me there a few weeks ago but couldn't make it, maybe I'll have to try it some time soon.

  2. Woah woah woah. You're going to Idaho??? That's a bummer :(

    YUCK on the skin biopsy madness. Glad everything is okay.

    Ummm I suck because I've never been to Lee's OR the Boiling Crab. Those are going on the Summer to-do list as we speak..

  3. i hate dr appts too. but it looks like you survived, and are taking good care of yourself.

    pancho is adorbs!


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