I have recovered from my cold! Everyone at work said that I looked much better when I returned to work on Monday. This could be because I genuinely looked that ill or because I did not bother to put makeup on in my sickly state, maybe a combination of the two. I am now a bit worried that I look ill when I do not wear makeup. But this is a very minor worry, I won’t sweat it too much.
This week’s wonders…
I mentioned last week that one of mine and Rs friends is coming to stay for a week while he is between houses. I quite like having a guest, and it is great to be able to catch up over a decent period of time rather than just a meal or something. His new house is apparently quite close to our flat, so we may well get sick of each other eventually(I kid!). For now, it is good.
I would rather not count the number of times I have mentioned joining the gym at work, because I still have not done it. It is not the cost, more the fact that I will be spending less time at home in the evenings. My work is also quite difficult to get to so gym time will always have to happen on a workday, when I am liable to be lazy and sneak home.
These are my excuses. I have downloaded a fitness app with 30 day challenges on it. If I do not stick with this, I will join that gym and hopefully the fact that I have paid membership will guilt me into going. Can you tell how much I like exercise?
I have started the beginner level 1 squat challenge, first day was 30 squats, then 50, then 75. Considering it is already making my legs ache maybe this is the right level to be starting at. If I start with small workouts I can easily fit in my day and gradually do more I probably have a better chance of sticking with it.
My Little Box
So I saw an advert for these things on my Facebook (well played, ad robots). They are monthly boxes full of beauty and lifestyle goodies, costing £15 but worth more. I received my first one last week and was pretty happy with it. I got a BB Cream, a scarf, some lip gloss, nail decals and hairspray.
Then my second one arrived yesterday (I ordered Augusts one late in the month so they arrived in quick succession), and I felt a bit overwhelmed by what was in there. A bag, bronzer, body milk, lip/cheek stuff and hairbands. I am not sure whether I will keep getting them every month because I may well end up with a bit of a backlog.
I am only just now going through the ‘experimenting with makeup’ phase a lot of people go through in their teenage years. The most I did back then was wear a lot of eyeliner, so I am a bit of a makeup novice. It is good to be able to try different things and work out what I like and what I cannot be bothered to deal with. It also stops me from going shopping for accessories or makeup when I am in town. I just think nope, you have one of those boxes arriving, see what is in there. It is not saving me money but I do not feel like I have suddenly become crazily extravagant in subscribing to it.
Of Monsters and Men
I love a bit if a pun. But a pun that sounds a bit meaningful as well? And is the title of a great song? Well, that’s just fantastic.
I of the Storm. I get it!
Okay, I had not watched the video for this song until I searched it on YouTube to put on here and I kind of love it.