It's time again for Wine and Love Thursday! Head over to Nora's blog to link up and see who else is participating.
Things that have me reaching for the bottle of wine:
-Having no vacation time. It's seriously bumming me out. I would really like to be planning a fun vacation right about now.
-No flexibility. When I want a change and ask for it in a rational, well-thought-out way, it is very frustrating to be told "no" and "because we don't do it that way" with no further explanation or other options.
-Having to look for a place to rent for when our lease is up in August. I'll be glad to get out of our current place but nothing I've seen so far is looking much better. Everything in Pittsburgh is so freaking old!
-D is going to be out of town a bunch in February. I'm not a fan of this turn of events, not at all.
Things that I'm loving:
-The fact that so far, it's been a very mild winter. After getting slammed for the last three years in Chicago, I'm enjoying these intermittent 50-degree days and almost no snow.
-I'm loving my new gym and will definitely be extending my membership when my one-month trial is over. It's totally worth it. I go almost every day!
-Having my student loans paid off. I just got my tax forms for the interest I paid on my loans in 2011 and wow, that number is depressing. I'm so glad to know I will never have to pay my student loans OR the interest on them again!
-Even though it's superfrugality month, I was able to use an Amazon giftcard from Christmas to get a new camera bag and some much-needed running gear. Hooray for shopping when you know the checkout total is covered for you!
-I'm picking up my new glasses this weekend and I can hardly wait. Pictures to come.