Posts tagged with "love"
As you would've seen from my previous post, my gorgeous boyfriend proposed to me and is now my gorgeous fiancé! It's only *just* starting to sink in as I'm currently trying to arrange our engagement party. It's pretty much all done now though which is great! We have a venue and the guestlist is out!
So, New Years Resolutions...
Wow - Well for once, I haven't a clue! I guess this year, my two resolutions would be:
1. To make my job a real success. Since starting my new job in November, I've loved the challenge. So I'd really like to make a decent impact in 2010 and grow a community that I can be proud of!
2. My second New Years Resolution, which isn't much of a resolution as such, but more of an ongoing task/ hope, is to be the best wife I possibly can to Bob when we get married in July. It feels so natural for me to look after him, so fulfilling this shouldn't be too hard at all.
I have to admit, when 2009 was over, I felt rather sad. It was such an amazing year for me. Meeting my boy, my closest friends, my new job, engagement... There was so much! But 2010 is the year of my wedding and so I intend to make it just as good, if not better than 2009.
Finally, thank you to all of my friends for their love and support in 2009. I met so many amazing people and I just want you to know it doesn't go unnoticed. Probably the best thing of 2009 was meeting my boy’s family. They are very dear to me and I feel very part of it!
Roll on 2010!!!
But my biggest news of all... I'M GETTING MARRIED!!! After years of negative posting and praying for someone to love me as I do them yada yada yada, I found this person in March of this year and 4 weeks ago on the 20th November, he proposed to me 2009 has seriously been the best year of my life! I love my boy so very much I haven't been this in love in my life and I knew a very long time ago that he was 'the one' . I wish there were words for me to describe how I feel...
In the same week as me starting my new job and getting engaged, I was also awarded a Computer Weekly 2009 Blog IT Award for the Best Company/corporate: SMEs - Check it out here - There are a list of other winners also.
So as you can see, I have been rather busy with all that, not to mention Christmas preparations.
I will update you all properly soon, but I did have to tell all of my lovely Opera friends my news... There are a few of you out there who have read my blog for years who will realise *just* how big this is and how much it means to me.
So it's only a week until I start my new job! I just cannot wait! It's going to be so cool to be doing something I have wanted to do for so long. I'm excited and nervous. I really feel like I can make this work, and I am really looking forward to working with the people that I will be working with. They seem like a lovely bunch and I think I'll be very happy there!
And of course Christmas is nearing and I am starting to get excited about that for the first time ever... Thinking about presents and stuff. Not an easy task. Must go out and buy cards for people soon. YAY! Feeling totally different! Things are so amazing - I really hope nothing bad happens and that things continue to be so rosy.
Jon and I have broken up. It was amicable and I am more than OK with it all and I believe he is too. I would sincerely like to stay friends with the guy, but I am not sure how realistic that is. I am going to pick up the rest of my stuff this weekend from his and that will finally seal 'The End'. We had many ups and just as many downs and it certainly wasn't a bad 5 years - In our case it just wasn't meant to be and looking back on it, I think the break up was a long time coming.
It's been a month since the breakup and I am doing really well. I don't want to jinx anything as I have been so blissfully happy the last 3 weeks! So all I am going to say for now is 'watch this space'. I shall update you all very very soon ;-)
Due to the break-up and move etc, I have been inactive on the whole GnG front. Not that I haven't been doing bits n pieces, just that I haven't updated. All is to change very soon though and I am hoping to make a few tweaks to the site over the next few days. We are still looking for female bloggers, so if you are interested, please let me know
OK - Well that's it from me for now. Despite the fact I have an enormous amount on my mind atm, I just don't have the strength to update right now...
I think at this point in January, it is a realistic time to re-evaluate your goals and reflect, honestly on the past year. In a nutshell, 2008 had it's highlights, but is very much a year to forget. I didn't really accomplish anything in 2008 - I just felt like a complete mess for the majority of it. It wasn't until mid - end of December that things finally looked up. I am please to say that the start to 2009 has been rather a good one *touch wood*.
I spent some time on my new website this week. I have managed to get some contributors for a giveaway when we launch. I am now just looking for like minded websites to partner up with us by link swapping, advertising, reviewing etc. The credit crusnch hasn't really helped things. People I need to speak to desperately seem so busy at the moment trying to cope with reduced marketing budgets and a pile on of work. It's not easy times.
My website isn't really that demanding. Girls n Gadgets is a venture of mine which I have thought up out of pure interest and for me is about providing good fun articles and content for people all over the world, than a money making venture. So any support is welcomed as this is done in my spare time and anyone interested in blogging/ advertising/ contributing should contact me on leila [@] girlsngadgets.com
Offline, things are going well. I am still loving the new job. The people really are great. I am a little anxious about doing the end of month reporting, but I think I should be OK...
Things with Jon are going great! His flatmate finally moved out and it's now just us two. It's been lovely to go home and relax together, cook for eachother and just generally enjoy eachothers company. I do love him so very much! I think now, all I want to do is for me and him to go away for a long weekend. being in London all the time can be a real pain. Work is always busy for him and so, it would be nice to recharge the batteries somewhere quiet!
Anyway... hope everyone is doing well. Please leave me your comments as I really appreciate feedback...
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So, New Years Resolutions/ Goals...
1. Become a vegetarian for a week - Yup that's right! I am going to try out vegetarianism for a week. It's a promise I made to my friend Ed and I actually think it's going to be an interesting and eye opening week! I love my meat, so to be doing this is will be tough. But it's only a week and I am sure I can manage it - I might even like it and continue with it - who knows? I will be keeping a daily blog on this - starting from the 5th Jan
2. Cut down on drinking - 2008 has seen me get EXTREMELY drunk and I have had a fair few hangovers from hell! So this year I am going to do my best to drink in moderation and look after my body.
3. Look after my boyfriend more - This year I am going to make a conscious effort to pull my weight around the house. His flat-mate is moving out and it will really give me a chance to show him what I am really like! I can cook and I can clean etc etc, but I think I have been too stubborn and selfish to show him what I am really like. So, 2009 will see me become a domestic goddess
4. To launch my site www.girlsngadgets.com and make it a global success!
5. To network and meet like minded people rather than putting all my effort into people that don't deserve it! I am sick of being walked all over and from now on, I will choose my friends carefully!
So there we have 5 of my resolutions/ goals - I am sure there will be more to add as time passes, that's only natural. Lets hope I can make this year a successful one and turn my average life into something very exciting. The potential is there and I intend on making it a reality.
Once again, a very Happy New Year to you all!
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This was where it all went wrong. We were having a good night, a great night in fact up until we had to leave - I had drunk clearly too much! I won't go into details, but I wasn't very nice to Jon. The worst thing is that I didn't deserve to be forgiven really... Not immediately anyway. In the morning, he was a little 'off' understandably so. But I deserved the 'coldness' - but he warmed and brought me my Laptop and a smoothie as he knew I didn't want to leave his room. I told him that I would go home, but he said I should stay at least until he came back from the gym - so I did. We ended up going to the cinema and watching a film called 'Brick' which was pretty good!
I still feel awful - although he told me to forget it, I can't! I can't help but feel like a bad person. I love him very much and I realised that acting like I did and getting drunk was not a very responsible thing to do... I have decided to stop drinking - I don't really need drink to have a good time! At least I can be the designated driver when we go out. I'm far happier when I am not drinking.
We live and we learn... I have a happy life right now - I will NOT spoil it!!!
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PS - What do you think about my new layout? Isn't it great... A big thanks to jonimueller & serbianfighter.
This is't any way to treat someone you apparently "love".
So you know, I am going to stop believing him, do my own thing... I have to stop being so trusting. Just as I start to become secure, I am knocked back down again. It's not fair. Talk about fucking with someones head!!! Sorry for the language, but I am so stressed out with this relationship - it's had more ups and downs that when I was with jon. At least we had steady periods of time when we were happy! It's one day up 2 days down at the moment and I can't handle it!
I move into my new place at the weekend - maybe it's time for an all new change!!!
Over and out
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