The first is a little place called Disney World. Have I ever mentioned that I could live in Disney World and never tire of it? Well, I could. I know, I'm a 5 year old. Seriously though, it really is the happiest place on earth, as their slogan says. I honestly don't know why I'm so obsessed with it. I remember when I was around 10 years old, a friend was showing me videos of when her family went on vacation there and I fell in love. Really. Every single time I went to her house, I would always ask her if we could watch the Disney World video. I'm totally not kidding. I was obsessed with all things Disney growing up. My first visit to Disney World was when I was 16. My best friend's grandparents stayed on the Air Force base for about 6 or 7 months out of the year, so we were able to stay with them for a week during Spring break. While we were there, we drove to Orlando for the day and went to the Magic Kingdom. 1st Happy Place discovered. There are 4 main parks (along with many hotels and such) that make up Disney World - Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, and Animal Kingdom. (That's for those of you who aren't familiar with Disney World, and if you're not familiar with all things Disney World, 1-get familiar with it, 2-please, please, please plan a trip there at least once in your life, 3- please, please, please take me with you.) So, it came as no surprise to my mother when Mike and I chose Disney World for our honeymoon. The fact that Mike's family knew someone that worked there and could get us awesome deals may have had a little to do with it. So far, we've been there 3 times since we've been married, and we plan to go back, possibly next year.
Happy place number 2 is the hospital delivery room. I don't know what it is about giving birth, but I truly, truly love it. If you're trying to tell me I'm crazy through your computer screen, I understand. It's definitely not the first time I've heard it. Yes, I have had a baby all natural (not by my choice...the epidural catheter fell out of my back and no one discovered that minor little flaw until after I had blood-curdling-screamed my baby out of me). I really think it's that amazing feeling of meeting your baby for the first time. Maybe it's being waited on hand and foot for 3 days straight, I dunno, there's something about it that I just love.
So here's what I figure - my ULTIMATE happy place would be to give birth in Disney World.
Does it get any better than that?!
Nope. No, it doesn't.
Mike's right, huh? Maybe I should see someone about this.