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Things I have been putting off: posting the rest of the Dragon*Con photos, working on costumes, responding to LJ and dA comments, painting the 80+ pegs I need to paint for MAGFest which is at the beginning of 2012, cleaning anything and everything, rearranging things I want to rearrange, selling lots of old stuff, finding all the stuff I want to give away, RP, everything ever.

Now, I am a lazy person and I will admit that, but for the past couple months, all I have done is sleep - no real video game time, no crafting time, just couch + tv + blanket. And that is not like me. This is one of the reasons I didn't finish everything I wanted to finish for Dragon*Con. This is one of the reasons I have gotten absolutely nothing done since Dragon*Con. I get home from work and sleep. On the weekends, Nate comes over and we watch something and then I would say I needed a nap and sleep for five hours.

I even put off writing this damn post for six days. Every single day it was, "I will do it in a bit." And then I slept.

I finally went to the doctor last week and they did blood work. They called me Friday to tell me that everything looks fine except my white blood cell count is high, meaning my body is trying to fight off some sort of virus. Cool story bro. So, I'm going back tomorrow (they are supposedly running more tests) to let them know my head and neck and the upper portion of my back have been hurting like a bitch.

This weekend, after I did my two exams on Saturday morning, Nate stole me and brought me to a town about an hour south of where I live to a hotel. He wanted me to relax and not be stressed about all the shit I still need to get done and whatever is wrong with me and all that jazz, which I was very grateful for. We ended up at a Wal-Mart Supercenter at 11pm last night to get dinner (since I had slept from like... 6pm to 9pm :|) and we bought food and a nerf blaster and Halloween plates and went back to the hotel room and he shot nerf discs and I looked at a cookbook full of recipes you use lots of cream cheese in.

(Seriously, we went to a state park on Sunday and walked a trail that was 0.3 miles around a pond. We even stopped and sat down near the pond a couple times to look for turtles. After we finished this trail, I collapsed in the car. >| 0.3 miles. With stops.)

There are two things - media-wise - that have been keeping me sane. One is Foster the People. I kept hearing "Pumped Up Kicks" on the radio and I was all, "That song is kind of cool." So I went to Amazon and listened to samples of the rest of the album. It sounded alright. I needed new music so I said what the hell and bought it and it has been a lot better than I thought it would be.

The other thing... Avatar: The Last Airbender. This is one of those shows that I've always meant to watch. Then it showed up on Netflix's Instant Watch and I added it to my list. Erin, Ronnie, Jeremy, Roger, Beth and Denis were talking about it on Twitter awhile back and I thought, "Oh hey, that's on my list." Nate hadn't watched it yet either. So him and I started it. Aaaaaaaand pretty much got sucked in. Now, we started out both loving Zuko dearly because he was a bitch.

Buuuuuut, after the whole series we had three new MVPs.



We couldn't resist Iroh's awesomeness, Sokka's... Sokkaness, and Suki's kickassery. Plus, you know how I feel about warrior ladiezzzz and their completely doofy boys with lol so so amazing jokes.

So next year, along with the giant Avatar group Erin started talking about on Twitter, Nate and I are really effing excited to be putting these together for Dragon*Con 2012:



Nate knows he's gonna do WARRIOR SOKKAAAAAAAA, but he hasn't decided if he's gonna do the helmet yet or the awesome facepaint he wears in like one whole episodeeee (see inset, hehe). The facepaint would hide the fact that he is almost as pasty white as me, so there is that. Plus, it looks slick.

But yeah, that show has been a big part of me not just being a complete lump. I've watched the whole thing and love it to pieces.

(We're planning on doing this costume set at some point too, okay:



YUP.)

I am trying to finish my D*C photos and everything. SOON I PROMISE. ;-; Hopefully something good happens at the doctor's office tomorrow.

Date: 2011-10-11 04:15 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] ohmeguro.livejournal.com
I hope you're okay! D: Feel better.

And hahah A:TLA! I used to LOVE that show, so I'm excited to see these costumes. C: my otp from it is still longshot/smellerbee.

Date: 2011-10-11 04:16 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] blood-sorbet.livejournal.com
Nooooooo feel better bb!!! And A:TLA is a great show, I kept up with it when it originally aired, and we all had a giant finale party and it was great. Zuko and Suki are my favorites, and Sokka is great too XD

Date: 2011-10-11 09:32 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] mandybu.livejournal.com
I hope everything is okay! <3

Date: 2011-10-11 02:52 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] suzll.livejournal.com
Oh noooooo, I hope you feel better! <3

And OMG AVATAR, I LOVE IT SO. Those costumes sound badass. I love how Sokka evolved from being the Annoying Teenage Boy to My Favorite Character Everrrr. Well, my second favorite character. No one can really top the Dragon of the West :DDDDD

Date: 2011-10-12 01:46 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] snapdragon76.livejournal.com
I hope you feel better soon and are able to fight off this virus that seems to have taken a liking to you. Blah. I hope you don't have con crud.

And A:TLA is teh awesome! Glad you discovered it's awesomeness. And I cannot wait to see the two of you as Sokka and Suki. Heeeeeee!!!!

And Zuko is a sexay beast. It doesn't hurt that he's voiced by Rufio.

Date: 2011-10-13 09:16 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] alaxes.livejournal.com
Get better soon!

AtlA is great! I love the costumes of the Fire Nation ^^'

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