Thursday, September 2, 2010

Sleepless in Seattle

Seattle was green. Tall tress. Fresh air. Speed limit = 60 mph on the freeway. Sunny then rainy. Good ice cream. Yummy clam chowder. Space Needle. Public Market. China Town. Lots of fish. And that is pretty much it...hehe. Oh lets not forget the infamous city of Forks, where the Twilight movies were filmed. Ryan was watching out for vampires. lol.  

We went to Seattle to attend my cousin's wedding. We arrived that very same day and boy, was I exhausted. I was sleep deprived. I blame it on the alcohol (the night before Ryan and I had drinks with his family and had such a blast but not a good idea if you have to be at the airport by 5 AM the next morning). We went to bed at 2 AM and got absolutely nothing done. I was KO. Woke up at 4 AM to finish packing and took an early morning shower to wake my butt up.  Before you know it, our shuttle was here! I didn't even have time to change Natalie, she had to go with the same pj's I put her in that night. She was awake and in a drowsy mood. But good. I was sitting in the shuttle, when Ryan told me he realized he forgot Natalie's stroller. I was sooooo upset (because I reminded him so many times and still he forgot)! I told him he would have to carry her the whole entire trip.
I was getting nervous once we sat in our seats on the plane. She was awake and playful. No signs of fatigue. We had no time to give her Benadryl. I was anticipating the worst. But, as soon as we had to buckle in our seat belts, she fell right back to sleep and I couldn't be more relieved. She slept on my lap the whole flight, didn't wake up until the pilot went on the air and told us we have arrived at our destination. I was excited to see my family.

A&B Wedding
On our way to the ceremony, we had to walk down a steep hill. As I was walking, trying to get a hold of Ryan's arm, I fell. Hard. On my knees. I wanted to cry. It hurt so bad. I skid both my knees. I was mortified. Humiliated. Everyone who was already seated saw the whole thing. It ruined my evening. I was angry at Ryan. I blamed him for my fall. He knows to hold me when I wear heels (I'm clumsy like that. I've had a lot of falls in my life but it will never stop me from getting back up and walking in 4" heels again lol).
I hate my baby hairs. My hair is finally growing out after all the hair that fell out during my post pregnancy.

Natalie was an angel on the flight back home. Slept the whole way. Yay! Now, we can travel more. Super excited to plan more vacations away from home. Overall, we had a great time. Now, we know what we liked and what we didn't. What was worth going and what was a waste of time and money. Hehe. Although, Seattle is really different from California...Would we go back to Seattle again? Absolutely. Not only do I have family who live there...but we wouldn't mind getting another bowl of that super delish clam chowder! lol. Next time, we'l go to Canada. I'l be more prepared to get our passports together. Hehe.