For more quotes, go to The Right One
For more Relationship Rules, go to Never Stop
So what do I look for in a potential life mate?
No I’m just kidding. That’s not what defines marriage for me. This is:
Just kidding. Marriage is more than shared interests. There is so much more than needs to be a part of it.
And of course, being a Christian, I’m also looking for this:
Yep, eventually I’ll find the right guy.
And I believe when I do find him, we’ll stay together forever.
For more on relationships, go to It’s Not Old…It’s Vintage
For more on The Princess Bride, go to A Pirate’s Life is the Life for Me
For more on Star Wars, go to A Very Merry Star Wars Christmas
For more Relationship Rules, go to Growing Up is Hard to Do
For more quotes, go to These Shoes Were Made for Walking
So with the release of Mockingjay Part 1, I decided to do a post all about Peeta as he is the best thing in The Hunger Games series. He is such a sweet boy as he truly loves Katniss and does everything he can to help her. In fact, Katniss never changes in the books, but with each chapter we see a better and stronger and more amazing Peeta that I wish I could have in real life.
Let me just say that it would be no real struggle for me to be Peeta’s girlfriend.
Yep. I mean in The Hunger Games, you Katniss is extremely suspicious, so its not until Catching Fire that you really know learn how wonderful Peeta is.
And how much he would risk for her.
And that is why Mockingjay Part 1 & 2 will be so hard as he is hijacked and turned into this horrible person. But as they say, you never know what you got ’till its gone.
So stay strong everyone. It will be hard to watch but we will make it through.
But just be sure to fortify yourself.
And just think of the wonderful Peeta that will be back.
For more on Peeta, go to Being Friends is Good Enough
For more on The Hunger Games series, go to Girl on Fire
For more films based on books, go to Remember, Remember the 5th of November
For more of my favorite quotes, go to Oh NO YOU DIDN’T!
So you all are aware I’m a Disney fan right? I mean after my 30 Days of Disney I think it’s pretty obvious.
So being female, I loved the Disney princesses, my favorite being Princess Aurora from Sleeping Beauty and Belle from The Beauty and the Beast.
Although now that I’m a redhead, I can see it.
In fact, I once took a quiz that said I was her, and I thought yeah right, that’s not me.
But the other day I was full on The Little Mermaid. Although, truth be told it wasn’t really the Disney version, but the hardcore Hans Christian Anderson one.
You see in the original story The Little Mermaid was the youngest of six sisters. On her 15th birthday she is able to go up to the surface where she sees the prince and saves his life during a storm.
She visits him everyday at his palace at the seashore and falls in love.
She soons becomes heartbroken as she can’t be with him. Nothing makes her happy, all she wants is to be human.
The other mermaids tell her to be happy, she can live for over 300 years. But she won’t have it. She travels to the sea-witch who lives in a horrible area and is an awful crazy person. The sea-witch turns her into a human, for her voice. However, their are strong consequences. One, she can never, ever be a mermaid again. Two, every step will be agonizing pain. Three, if the prince marries another, the next morning she will die with no soul but turn into foam. The Little Mermaid agrees and her tongue is cut out.
She washes up on shore and the prince takes her into his house. He clothes her and cares for her, as if she was his little sister. He tells her of the girl that saved his life and that she will be the only one he will ever love.
Well time comes when the prince has to marry. And the girl chosen is so beautiful he agrees. In fact, he asks the Little Mermaid to be in the ceremony.
She is in so much heartbreak as she is doomed to die while the man she loves is to be married to another.
Her five sisters come to see her. They have cut off all their hair and given it to the sea-witch. They give her a knife and tell her that if she kills the prince and sprinkles his blood on her feet then she will be a mermaid again. But she must do it before the sunrise. She goes into the room to kill him…but she can’t do it. She loves him too much.
So she dies.
Yes she dies. But she doesn’t turn to foam. She instead is given an eternal soul because she sacrificed herself for another.
I always knew the books we read as kids strongly affect us.
But I didn’t know how much until now.
So you are probably wondering what this has to do with me? How am I like The Little Mermaid? Book or film, I’m pretty sure all of you are wanting me to get to the point.
Well for Halloween this year I decided to be Poison Ivy. She is my favorite villainess, as I think she is just amazing. I did a post on her that includes pics of the costume.
So anyways, this past summer I mentioned I was in Wyoming, and that is the land of meat + potatoes. Fruit and veggies are few and far between. So since that summer, I’ve been feeling large.
Yes I do, but I noticed I have put more weight on in the butt/thigh area, or at least that’s what it feels like. So I decided that it was time to get into shape. I started doing squats and did about 100. I was feeling pretty good about it too.
The next day I was a bit sore, but still feeling good.
The next day that was radically different. I drove to an interview, wearing my two inch boots, preparing to change into my four-inch heels when I got there. When I reached the site, I had to park a bit away. After I parked I changed into my heels.
Now I love heels. If you remember from a previous post, I’m short. I’m only 5’3, so heels are great as they finally make me closer to my dream height. They make me feel powerful and awesome. The higher the better.
So walking in 3-5 inch heels is not unusual for me. However, this time was much different. It WAS SO PAINFUL.
I felt just like The Little Mermaid.
“It will feel like a sword were passing through your body…each step you take will feel like sharp knives piercing your feet. “
That’s how it felt with me. Each step was utter agony as my muscles just burned and were so inexplicably sore.
I had to take so many breaks. As soon as I could I went to my car and changed my shoes. I’ve decided to rest from squats. And heels. I’ll just have to accept my bod for what it is.
Or focus on a different exercise!
For more on The Little Mermaid, go to I’m Not Gonna Lose Her Again
For more on Hans Christian Anderson, go to Disney Lesson
For more on my fashion style, go to Fashionably Postworthy
For more on Disney, go to Who’s Afraid of Cory Wolf?
For more fairy tales, go to Happily Ever Aftermath
For more book-y posts, go to Conan the Librarian
For more of my favorite quotes, go to Part XI: A Movie Line List ‘s Excellent Adventure