It's probably silly, but I always feel like the 'baby' of every group I'm a part of - especially at work. Not that 23 is ancient by any means, but I'll be happy to be one year older. I was thinking about what I've accomplished in this little life of mine and I'm quite proud of myself. Sure, there are things I haven't got around to yet...but I'm getting there.
Yesterday I had a meeting with my boss about college, and I'm thrilled to say I'm GOING BACK TO SCHOOL! Sure, it'll probably be another 4-5 months before returning, as it will take some time to prep... but I'm pretty ecstatic. My junior year, my family didn't have the money to keep me at school, so I was forced to leave mid-semester. Talk about embarrassing. Finally, here I am, nearly three years later, and I'm finally doing it!
What else is making me happy?
-Football started last night. Although we couldn't pull out a win, I didn't even care. Watching kickoff from my living room last night just made me SO incredibly happy! #WHODEY!
-The Buffalo chicken quinoa I made last night. YUM!!!
-This man. Seriously. He has made this week just so awesome!
-Tonight, we have an outing with a group from church to a Reds game! It's also fireworks night, so I'm pumped!!
-Caleb and I saved up a little cash for an upgrade in our DSLR collection, and we bought our new toy last night. She's a beauty ;) tomorrow is my actual birthday, and I'm second shooting a wedding...so I'm hoping to get comfortable with my upgrade!
So although my birthday will consist of probably (finally, as last weekend didn't work out) opening up a joint account, and working for 8 hours...I'm pumped about what this new year of 23 will bring for me.
I have an October birthday so I was always the youngest kid in my class so I've spent my whole life feeling like the baby too. I love birthdays because I finally catch up ;) So happy for you for going back to school! It's never too late and you are still young anyway. Where are you going and what are you studying?! Happy (almost) Birthday!!!!ReplyDelete
It's so great you get to go back to school! You will rock it!ReplyDelete
CONGRATS on going back to school!!! That is awesome and so exciting!! I'm the baby at work at a whopping twenty-two, so I know the feeling. If I have to hear one more time that something was before my time, I may die. haha. Happy almost birthday!!ReplyDelete
Happy early birthday!! That is so stinking exciting about school - you will do great!ReplyDelete
Happy Birthday, and congrats on going back to school!!ReplyDelete
HAPPY BIRTHDAY WEEKEND!!! So exciting you're going back to school! Even though I bitch and moan about it, nothing feels better than getting the diploma! You will ROCK it! Yay for the camera upgrade too!!ReplyDelete
So wonderful about school!! I know I've told you my college experience was so similar to yours (creepy!), so I am super duper excited for your news! Party tiiiiiiiiime. Happy Day Before Your Birthday!ReplyDelete
Happy birthday, esp since you'll be spending it doing something you love! Good luck with getting time to set up the joint, I finally got Keith on board and we didn't have a chance either so hopefully one of us gets it working :)ReplyDelete
So excited for you!! You are going to rock it in school and that diploma will feel SOO good.ReplyDelete
Happy almost birthday! So excited for you to go back to school! You will kill it! I bet you are so excited and especially the great news coming around a birthday? 23, I think you're going to be a fabulous friend to Kayla!ReplyDelete
Yeh for the return of football! Even if we cheer for different teams! Heading back school is awesome! Some days I think I would love to do the same, but then life and work just get in the way :(ReplyDelete
Hope you have an amazing birthday tomorrow Kayla! :)
So happy everything is working out and you'll be heading back to school soon! So proud of you :) Happy Birthday eve!!!ReplyDelete
happy birthday to us! (: congratulations on being able to go back to college! have a wonderful weekend and a great 23rd year! (:ReplyDelete
When you finish with school, I'm coming up with the celebration because I know there will be one!! :) I'll bring the chips and queso too :) Happy Birthday Eve friend!!! I hope you have a good time shooting tomorrow but also have a great birthday! Thanks for being an amazing, funny, caring and wonderful friend! :) Can't wait to see you someday soon!ReplyDelete
Happy early birthday, pretty girl! You certainly have accomplished a lot and I'm excited to see what's coming your way next! Also, that is really awesome that you're going back to school. I know it's hard to restart once you've stopped, but that shows your commitment and you should be proud! Also, Who-Dey?! Unfortunately in Indy, we never get to see the Bengals. Ugh.ReplyDelete
Happy birthday, Kayla! Hope you have the best birthday weekend ever.ReplyDelete
Happy Birthday! Enjoy your new camera!ReplyDelete
Yay, congrats on going back to school! Happy early Birthday!! I know you're gonna have the best day because you are loved by soooo many!! xoxoReplyDelete
Happy (early) Birthday! I never would have guessed you were only turning 23 - definitely way more mature than most 23 year olds I know!ReplyDelete
Going back to school!!! So exciting!!!! I'm also excited to see those beautiful pictures that new camera is going to take.ReplyDelete
Happy, Happy Birthday!!! Love you!!
I hope you had a wonderful birthday weekend! I remember those days of feeling like the baby at work :)ReplyDelete
I am so excited for what this year will hold for you friend. You've definitely got it off to an amazing started with back to school plans and a new camera. what what! Hope your birthday weekend was super amazing Proud of you raw shooting skills.ReplyDelete
congrats on going back to school and happy birthday!ReplyDelete
Buffalo chicken quinoa?! WhattttReplyDelete
Congrats on all the exciting things happening, and happy belated birthday!