I chose not to blog last week, so here’s a double whammy of the last couple weeks.
1. I read this article on ways to take care of yourself when things are very very busy. I was all oh my gosh I need to read this and then came to realize that my life really isn’t all that crazy lately. In all honesty, I’ve been sitting on my green chair watching Scandal like it’s no one else’s biz, but a girl needs her time to zone out and relax, right?
2. Sadly, I have to move out of my carriage house. Without going into detail, I need to find a new place to live in the very near future. I go through waves of emotion with it: deeply saddened to extremely thrilled that I get to find a new space. My ideal location is being worked out right now and I guess my biggest question is whether or not I want to spend a large chunk of my paycheck on an apartment. Next biggest question is if I want new development or an old charming place? My plans to move to the Village are all crumbling down quickly, but Justin Bieber taught me to never say never.
3. Had Thanksgiving at the new and improved Boyd residence. It was the first holiday sitting at the table and looking at a golf course instead of our porch. Brought this Montana girl back with me for the third year and we did black Thursday shopping.
I mean, I can’t call it Friday because I didn’t stay up that late. We hit up Walmart and Target and unfortunately waited 45 minutes outside in freezing cold weather. In addition, we celebrated my birthday and Julie got me probably the best lululemon piece I own. I don’t even know what to call it, but it’s like a Snuggie. But not.
4. Have you read the book Lean In? Just started it this week and absolutely adore what Sheryl Sandberg has to say about women in leadership. I talk to women a lot more than men quite frankly and even a conversation last weekend with a close gilly reminded me that we just have to choose who we want to be and be bold.
An interesting perspective: “People will love you. People will hate you. And none of it will have anything to do with you.” – Abraham Hicks
5. I have some favorite songs I’d like to share. “Anything Could Happen” by Ellie Goulding, “Pompeii” by Bastille, and literally the whole One Direction album.
That wraps it up. Currently tearing up St. Louis.