January (and February) brought some new adventures – snowboarding, skiing, and lifting (“training”). I’m enamored by all the newness and I’m so proud of myself for saying ‘yes’ to going on the intermediate slope while snowboarding and ski lessons. February has slowed things down a bit and I’m a tad concerned about keeping up the momentum, mostly at work, but I know I’ll get through … Continue reading Winter in Big Bear & Mammoth (+ San Diego)
Pre-Christmas Post-Christmas Continue reading Sunday Bests: Holiday Season in Photos
Girls’ Night Pajama night complete with martinis, gingerbread house, and baking cookies, which didn’t come out well after a few martinis. Day of Holiday Shopping Catherine and I spent all Saturday running errands, starting with the farmer’s market, “chagacinno” coffee for me and churro latte for her, the best revolving sushi bar, and hours at World Market perusing their holiday deals. I’m partaking in an … Continue reading Sunday Bests: Cheers to Cheer! (Holiday Parties)
It’s November and thank goodness. I don’t put a hex on October because it’s notoriously challenging, it’s a fact – it’s a busy month without any days off! March is the other challenging month. It was a festive week and a short week too! Friday was student-free. Red Ribbon/Spirit Week My co-workers and I dressed up all week. I got in the spirit with my … Continue reading Kicking off November in the Desert (Idyllwild, Palm Springs, Joshua Tree)
Continued Anxiety (from last week) I worked alllll day on Wednesday night and took myself to Purify Sauna Lounge. On the way home, 8 at night, I had a blowout on the freeway. Thankfully, I got my spare put on quickly, but, because I instinctively stepped on the brake, I slammed into my dashboard screen and cracked the touchscreen. The display is still working yet … Continue reading Sunday Bests: Worse Before It Gets Better
I would say “I tried to enjoy the last week of summer by going out and being outside,” but who am I kidding? It’s Southern California and we have weather that permits outdoor beer gardens and beach days. Elle was in town on Monday so we met up for dinner. I had a big salad and a margarita. On Wednesday, I went to trivia night … Continue reading Sunday Bests: Last Week of Summer/One Last Tan
At the time of writing this and for the last two weeks, I’ve been fighting off fatigue, a muscle injury that’s causing headaches!, little appetite, and doubts about everything I am. A little here and there is compounding to a very difficult season of my life. However, it can’t be that hard because I’m pushing through it. I’m forcing myself to go out and do … Continue reading Sunday Bests: Can’t Keep Me Down!