The Week’s Discoveries: It was the last full week of work and it wasn’t too bad. My co-worker and I checked out a brand new bar in the neighborhood, Next Round. Then I stopped by another local spot, Blackmarket Meal Prep, for protein donuts and a new flavor of bang energy drink – it was needed for a long day Thursday! Saturday Friday, I quickly … Continue reading Around Town: Memorial Day Weekend in Orange County
Beer & Donut Tasting The week started off with a lot of negativity. It’s that time of the year and I always find myself feeling okay, but others are not. I literally didn’t want to talk to anyone, which is rare for me. But of course, once I made it to the Yelp Beer and Donut tasting, I found myself chatty again. The event was … Continue reading Sunday Bests: Food or Fitness?
It was Teacher Appreciation Week. Where I work, we don’t get gift cards or anything from the kids, but the principal made us tacos, nachos, and I got a lovely, heart-warming list of my positive attributes from my colleagues. That, hanging out with Baron, getting a glass of wine and chit chatting with my favorite beertender, and the support of friends got me through a … Continue reading Sunday Bests: Low(er) Key
April Recap Formulate my 5-year plan. I went to an amazing workshop that asked me to do some self-work. There’s still a lot to do because I just knew I’d graduate college, find a job, and have some kids. Well, I’m leaning towards no kids. Now what? Follow the Fuck It Diet. I heard about this book on a podcast and I’m obsessed. Sleep more. … Continue reading April Recap & May Intentions
I prepared for this week last week and then took the weekend completely off to mentally prepare, and it went very well. I got through my last two IEP meetings and a full day of twelve 30-minute transition meetings and organizing them for me and my coworker, who also had twelve of his own. The process involves scheduling translators, parents, reps from the high school, … Continue reading Sunday Bests: Rest (Assured)
San Diego Meet Up Celeste of Seldomly Still put together a meet-up at Nolita Hall in Little Italy. First off, I loved the decor and always wanted to pop in so this was the perfect opportunity. Second, I absolutely loved everyone! I saw Jo and Christina, met a handful of amazing women, and I felt connected! Eagle Rock hike Salvation Mountain We drove to Salvation … Continue reading California’s Low Desert (and San Diego Meet Up)
This was the first year teaching I didn’t travel over spring break (2015 – San Antonio, 2016 – Dallas, 2017 – New Orleans, 2018 – Central Europe). I needed complete rest and I have to save for my summer plans too! After the first day, I dropped 5 pounds of inflammation and was at peace! Monday Yoga on the bluff, long lunch with a friend, … Continue reading Spring Break 2019, in pictures