I walked out this morning and instead of being hit with the normal wall of hot, humid air, I felt a temperate breeze. Hopeful, I pulled open my weather app to see what the high was for today. Don’t fret. I was immediately crushed. Today, the high is 103 Fahrenheit and it “feels like” 108. … More Just another week
Did I ever update that my book box came? I think I did. My days have been getting jumbled. It’s a lovely Saturday except for the fact that the high is 104 degrees Fahrenheit. I’m definitely staying inside. I am studying at one of my favorite cafes (the one with the delicious grilled cheese). I’m … More Studying Saturday
Happy Wednesday! We are about halfway through the work week! There was no update yesterday. The day was a little busy and ended with a migraine 😦 I rested my eyes from all of the screens and books and listened to some podcasts and shows I’ve already watched on Netflix. My current read is Tiny … More A finished notebook?
What a productive day! I didn’t wake up as early as I would have liked. My allergies have been pretty bad lately. They make my eyes itch and make me feel groggy overall. Despite this, I was able to accomplish a lot. I got a lot done at work. My presentation is almost complete (except … More Productive Mondays
So, what is self care exactly? When do you do it? Do you only allow for self care after you’ve gone through a period of extremely hard work? That’s what I used to do. I wouldn’t allow myself a break or period of treating myself unless I achieved a specific level of success. That was … More Reward or Necessity?
So, yesterday did not go as planned. I was so exhausted after work, I didn’t have my Chinese class. I realized that I am still doing too much. Working a full day and then having class until 9pm is just not feasible for me. Instead of staying up late doing homework and trying to get … More Re-balancing Life
It was hard to focus today. I just kept thinking about everything I have to do. After a full work day, I have a Chinese class tonight, which is very draining. Yesterday was a perfect Sunday. I started and ended the day with reading and spent the middle of it watching The Lion King. Unfortunately … More The Start Of Another Week
Finished The Wedding Party, and it was just as good as I hoped it would be. I absolutely love Jasmine Guillory’s style. Many people may take it for granted, but reading about people who look like me without it being a major plot point is a big deal. It confirms that I am normal and … More Venturing into book reviews?
The depression was hitting hard today. I couldn’t make it out of bad. I almost cancelled my Chinese lesson. The only reason I didn’t was because it’s a virtual class. I couldn’t do anything today. Barely had enough energy to write this. Couldn’t read. No appetite. Last night, I was thrown out again. I make … More New Lows…
Graduate school ends relationships. It’s a mentality that many hold. No, I haven’t searched for the statistics on how many relationships actually end because of graduate school. However, a quick google search will yield numerous articles and forums all along the lines of, “Did graduate school kill your relationship?” No, I’m not going into the … More I Didn’t Do Enough