It’s been a hot minute since my last listy life update. So I’ve taken the last couple of weeks and divided their highlights into two perfectly fitting categories: awkward and awesome. Shall we?
Awkward: I’ve been trying out a few new deodorants in my search for more natural products. It has quickly become evident that not all deodorants are created equal. Some just don’t have the strength to neutralize stress sweat (if you aren’t familiar with stress sweat, go on a job interview and then take a whiff). And some, even worse, give you a rash. A RASH. I’m currently going sans deodorant in an effort to let my poor armpits recover. Tread lightly, folks. This path is not for the faint of heart.
Awesome: I’m fully booked for the 2017 wedding season! This has humbled and delighted me in all sorts of ways. Once I realized that I only truly want to do this wedding gig part time, I had more freedom in creating my goals and setting healthy boundaries. If I want to serve my clients to my best ability, then I need room for balance and grace.
Awkward: In an effort to help my general chemistry students memorize the quadratic formula, I showed them how I memorized it many moons ago. This would be completely normal teacher behavior, except that I memorized the formula by singing it to the tune of Row-Row-Row Your Boat. So yes, I sang the quadratic formula for my students. I hope they remember it forever (except for the parts where my voice cracked).
Awesome: Luna is fully back to her active puppy self. The photo above was from a pseudo-snow day where we stayed bundled up inside, but given the choice, she’s back to her outdoor-loving ways. It so incredibly sweet to see her feeling and acting normal again.
Also awesome: My newsletter! I promise to honor your inbox by only appearing once a week, but it’s full of little gems and insights, along with my latest recipe attempts or Netflix binges. It’s basically everything I would tell my best friend Sarah if we ever made ourselves commit to weekly phone dates. Only I obviously want to be best friends with all of you beautiful readers, too. Sign up on the right and we’ll be besties for the resties.