Well, hello Friday! And blog world… I have missed you. Yes, I’m still alive over here- life just got a little crazy/busy this week and somehow blogging just didn’t make it in between get togethers with friends, studying, working, hair appointments and doctors appointments. Plus, Ryan was traveling for work this week so I was a little less productive without him at home. Whoops! Anyways, here’s a little look at what I’ve been up to lately!
ONE // Last weekend I went to my hometown of Marion of my friend Nikki’s bridal shower. She is getting married at the end of July in Wilmington and I can’t wait for her big day! Her shower was full of good food and fun games, my favorite being the one where we competed in teams to design the prettiest wedding dress… And make it out of toilet paper! It was so good to catch up with my high-school friends and I’m excited to see them all again at my first ever beach wedding.
TWO // I’ve been going strong with my calligraphy and jumping at the chance to address any envelope, (see above!). The Scarlet & Gold calligraphy class was pretty helpful, although I already knew a lot of the introductory stuff since I had already been practicing. Still, I would recommend it for all beginners as well as a good kit, like this one.
THREE // My ortho rotation has been going well and keeping me busy. So far, my favorite subspecialties are hand and hip & knee. Sports is pretty interesting too- I loveeee giving knee injections. Feet however… no thank you (insert cringe face). This week’s highlight was getting to assist on a reverse shoulder replacement (where the ball and socket are reversed, pretty cool!) and a rotator cuff replacement (mostly observed for that one). I can’t believe I only have 2 more weeks left!
FOUR // I always love a good mail day and was happy to see that this month’s Rocks Box arrived. As you already know, I love me some Kendra Scott jewelry and was thrilled to see this beautiful Harlie necklace as well as a delicate Gorjana necklace and Perry Street drop earrings. If you have been thinking about trying it out, don’t forget to use code: kristinaxoxo for your first month FREE! After that it’s just $19/month to get 3 pieces delivered to your door.
FIVE // Wedding planning has been in high gear this week. Since the restaurant we had in mind for our rehearsal dinner was already booked (yikes!!) I have been calling all over the place and checking out venues so hopefully we’ll decide on somewhere soon that doesn’t break the bank. I’ll be continuing the planning all weekend- looking at linens and bridesmaid dresses today and checking out the setup of another wedding at our venue tomorrow. Hoping to get some good ideas! Ps. how cute is this patio??
I hope everyone has a great weekend- it has been in the high 90s here in Charlotte and kind of feels like a giant furnace outside. This weekend, you’ll either find me in the pool or keeping cool inside enjoying the AC. TGIF!!