Life: Last week

3/28/2011 09:23:00 AM Ashley 6 Comments

I wanted to thank the few people who gave feedback on what they liked and what they wanted to see on this blog. Though I was a little sad that I didn't get more input, as I really wanted to see what might make this a more readable and enjoyable blog. So here is me begging...please give me some insight and feedback!

Anywho, moving on.

This past week was Nate's spring break. It was a much needed break after a long, hard, quarter of classes. We kicked off the break with our St. Patrick's Day/finals are over party...which was awesome! So awesome that we didn't get any pictures. I will say that there was great food, laughter, friends, games and a lot of beer. Lets just say that our recycling bin was brimming with bottles.

The rest of the week was spent hanging out with friends, going to a dance and 2 full days of exploring new restaurants. Nate and I had realized that we hadn't been finding new places to eat and hang out at. So we changed that and ending up finding a great pizza and beer place, where they change out the beers on tap every few weeks. An ice cream shop with yummy custard! Two great places for beer, one of which we need to go back to for their sandwiches. A Mexican restaurant with great prices and amazingly flavorful meats and sauces. And a bar that has amazing french fries and lets you take home growlers of any of the beer they have on tap! We also tried to go to another bar that is supposed to have amazing prime rib, but when we got there it was packed and there was an hour and a half wait just for food. So we'll be going back, perhaps this weekend. I will say that the wait was a little annoying (hey I was hungry), but at the same time it makes it seem as though the good food rumor just might be true!

Of course, though, we can't have a great weekend without issues. Sadly yesterday, Emmett twisted his leg oddly while on the sofa which sent him into a screaming fit. It was a wakeup call that we needed to remind us that Emmett has bad hips. So all of yesterday was spent trying to get his pain back under control.


This of course also meant trying to make him eat. Which he did not want to do.


And also making him as comfortable as possible.

He did start feeling better last night, but this morning I woke up to him throwing up on the bed. After he was done, he started coughing/gagging for a little too long for comfort. Awesome way to start the day. I"m keeping a close eye on him, but it's most likely because of the pain medication he takes when he has a flair up.

Currently he's being a butthead and climbing up onto the sofa when I have my back turned for 2 seconds and then jumping off when he feels like it. Sometimes I think that he's trying to send me to an early stressed out grave. But man do I love that little fuzz-butt!

Hopefully he'll start feeling better, because I need to get back to the gym. I mean I did eat my way through Dayton in two days...and perhaps had a stress fest at Taco Bell (damn crappy food being all I want when stressed). Lets just say that I am dreading the scale.

Hope everyone had a great weekend!


  1. Poor poor Em! :( I also meant to say that if you were to change the look of your blog I think that might be fun! I like changing mine from time to time (as I'm sure you've noticed)!

  2. Awww I hope your dog feels better, that's no fun =(

  3. Emmett needs to stop being a bad puppy and jumping off the couch! I came home this morning to loads of dog puke. I don't know which of the two it was, but thankfully it was on the wood floor. What a mess. I can't wait to hear more about these restaraunts! They sound so yummy! Oh! And I also made the black bean chili. Holy cow, delicious!

  4. I want to meet your shoes, pair by pair!!! Also, Sarah has a blog? I was unaware! Local restaurant finds and home decor, too :)

  5. I'm so glad you liked that chili! It's beyond simple and the flavor is amazing. I haven't bothered making any other chili ever since I found that recipe!

  6. If you go to my search bar, type in "Monday shoes". I had been doing a weekly shoe post, with every week being a new shoe. I didn't post all of them, but it's probably a good start for you!