Hello from sunny Florida!
Guess what! It’s officially my bachelorette party weekend! Woo!
Me and a bunch of my girlfriends are all convening down in the sunshine state for two days of fun and festivities! I couldn’t be more excited 🙂
Everyone arrives on Friday and we’ll have a fun night in — we’re having a private chef come to our Airbnb, and then will just hang out that night, imbibe in a few cocktails, and have fun! Saturday we’re going to be going to one of my favorite clubs, and that’ll be awesome because I love to dance! And Sunday will be just a lazy brunch/travel day!
I can’t wait!
Steven is actually with me down in Florida right now as well. He’ll be staying with one of his best friends, whose girlfriend is going to be with ME at the bachelorette! We’ll see if they make an appearance at any time during the weekend, but that’s kind of fun.
I’ve only had two emotional “break downs” so far, lol. As someone who struggles with crippling people pleaser syndrome, it’s really hard for me to accept people doing nice things for me, so this trip — with everyone flying down here and taking time off, etc. — I am feeling overwhelmed by people’s generosity, and that makes me really uncomfortable.
But as Steven reminded me, people want to do this, and they want to celebrate with me. He reminded me that I would do this for my friends in a heartbeat, and that letting someone show me that they care is a gift to them in and of itself.
So yeah — just wanted to remind anyone else that may need to hear that like I do: it’s okay to let people do something nice for you every once in a while.
OK, well that’s all for now.
Things I will remember:
Not to leave my drink unattended.
Not to accept drinks from strangers.
Stay in a group/buddy system.
Charge my phone.
Phone, wallet, keys!
Hydrate with water.
Get enough to eat!
And just in case anyone was wondering…I got a fake engagement ring on Amazon for the trip! hahah It was thirteen bucks, and as of now, it hasn’t turned my finger green! I didn’t want to leave my REAL ring unattended at our Airbnb while we go to the beach, and I didn’t want to wear it to the beach and get it all full of sand, salt water and sunscreen. Plus…I just didn’t want to risk losing it! So yeah — it’s in our bank safe while we’re gone!
Alright, time to go get things ready for everyone’s arrival tomorrow!
Have a great weekend!
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