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29 February 2012 @ 08:21 pm
AND NOW MY BRAIN IS SOUP  
I survived today!  Today is over!  And I am alive!

So, let me catch you up.  I haven't posted about this particular RL thing much because I didn't want to jinx myself and also because it wasn't that interesting, I think?  But anyway - today my sister and I closed on our new house!  We are now first-time home owners, and it is very exciting.  Now, we won't be moving in for a bit yet - we need to paint, pull up carpets, buy, like, new beds and stuff - but still.  The awful icky part is over.  We also got all of our stuff out of our storage unit and just piled it in the basement to be taken care of later.  I didn't want to pay for another month of storage, and I also just plain hate having my stuff in storage in general.  I always worry about it. 

BUT IT'S DONE.  IT'S FINISHED. 

Seriously, my stress and anxiety level the last, hmm, three months or so as we've been going through this home-buying journey have just been absurd.  The other day I couldn't find my lunch in the freezer here at home and I had to go lay down in my bedroom and have an ugly-cry.

Now the fun part starts.  Of course, I really need to start finding time to work on screenplays.  I'm not going to have anything new to submit to competitions and festivals this year besides the TV pilot if I don't get my ass into gear.
 
 
 
enigmaticblues: parker thumbs upenigmaticblues on March 1st, 2012 02:27 am (UTC)
Congratulations!
Shannon: fringe walterkungfuwaynewho on March 1st, 2012 05:28 pm (UTC)
Thanks!
Psychotic Writing Muses: Evil squee!hearts_blood on March 1st, 2012 02:27 am (UTC)
GREAT MAKER! :D *glomps you*

Congratulations!!!! ♥♥♥♥♥
Shannon: b5 londo dkungfuwaynewho on March 1st, 2012 05:29 pm (UTC)
Thank you! ♥
14 lines of iambic pentameter: ^5sonneta on March 1st, 2012 02:40 am (UTC)
WOO! Look at you, all grown up! Congrats!
Shannon: vm spelunkingkungfuwaynewho on March 1st, 2012 05:29 pm (UTC)
I do feel frighteningly grown up, heh. Thanks!
sallycandance on March 1st, 2012 03:49 am (UTC)
Congratulations!!

Now that the stress is over, I hope you can enjoy all the home improvement stuff, and will be able to move in quickly. Go you!!
Shannon: bsg chief anders helokungfuwaynewho on March 1st, 2012 05:29 pm (UTC)
Thanks! I think everything will be okay now, now that I can be productive. I just hate things being unsettled.
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Shannon: bsg katee viperkungfuwaynewho on March 1st, 2012 05:30 pm (UTC)
Thank you!
ghanima sun: olivia smileghanimasun on March 1st, 2012 04:41 am (UTC)
This is great news!

I can't imagine owning my own place, but it's probably very awesome. And once you and your sister finally get all settled in you'll probably love it. I'm glad you are getting to move soon and I hope you enjoy sprucing up your new home!
Shannon: firefly mal flowerskungfuwaynewho on March 1st, 2012 05:30 pm (UTC)
Thanks! I'm still a little eee about owning a house like an adult type person, but I'm much happier than I would be renting, so. And I get to paint!
xphilehbxphilehb on March 1st, 2012 05:07 am (UTC)
Congrats!
Shannonkungfuwaynewho on March 1st, 2012 05:31 pm (UTC)
Thanks!
Ms Dref: House - Finger!dref22 on March 1st, 2012 07:20 am (UTC)
This is awesome! Congrats! :D
Shannon: office whicka whatkungfuwaynewho on March 1st, 2012 05:31 pm (UTC)
Thank you! XD
ruth76ruth76 on March 1st, 2012 08:23 am (UTC)
Conratulations - I can imagine few things more stressful than buying a house!
Shannon: b5 delenn robe smileskungfuwaynewho on March 1st, 2012 05:31 pm (UTC)
Thanks! It's been a ride, that's for sure.
МилаMila Epshtein on March 1st, 2012 10:43 am (UTC)
Congratulations! )
Shannonkungfuwaynewho on March 1st, 2012 05:31 pm (UTC)
Thank you!
Martine: BoT/Winla_loony on March 1st, 2012 10:43 am (UTC)
OMG THAT'S AWESOME NEWS CONGRATULATIONS! \o/
Shannon: jin ftwkungfuwaynewho on March 1st, 2012 05:32 pm (UTC)
THANK YOU IT IS YAY! XD
Iris: [general] homepierhias on March 1st, 2012 10:53 am (UTC)
Oh exciting! Congratulations, and I hope the renovations and moving in go well.
Shannon: ready set van goghkungfuwaynewho on March 1st, 2012 05:32 pm (UTC)
Thanks! We start painting tomorrow, so yay.
Halima: ☄ hahaha! mine is an evil laugh!cartography on March 1st, 2012 01:11 pm (UTC)
Woohooo! Congratulations! This grown-up stuff is really scary.
Shannon: firefly crewkungfuwaynewho on March 1st, 2012 05:32 pm (UTC)
Thank you! It is very scary, yes. I'm glad we'll be so close to parents and grandpa, heh.
nhpw: zoya grinnhpw on March 1st, 2012 01:19 pm (UTC)
YAY YAY YAY YAY YAAAAAAY! I'm so glad this worked out for you guys and that the "icky part" is over. Sending you lots of good vibes as you set to work making the place your own. Congrats!
Shannon: b5 john smileskungfuwaynewho on March 1st, 2012 05:33 pm (UTC)
THANKS! Very yay indeed.
cath822cath822 on March 1st, 2012 02:16 pm (UTC)
Hurraaaay! That's awesome, I hope you have a great time putting everything together. :)
Shannon: tng wesley angstkungfuwaynewho on March 1st, 2012 05:33 pm (UTC)
:D:D:D Laura's got so many ideas for stuff she wants to do, it's ridiculous. I'll probably just let her have at it.