And Happy August! I didn’t post at all last week because, well… I got to the start of the week and didn’t have anything ready. I didn’t want to put up rushed posts and I knew I’d have a busy week so I just decided to let it go for the week. To get back into the blogging groove, I thought I’d do a quick “life updates” post.
1 // Allergies have been kicking my butt this summer. I know I’ve talked about them before, but every once in a while I have a bad summer where they make me feel worse than usual, and that summer has come around. If you see me on a day when I haven’t taken allergy medication, I’m probably not a happy camper. And I’m probably not the best sight to see, either, with the almost-constant sneezing, the stuffy nose and watery eyes.
2 // In the midst of bad allergies I decided it was time to get rid of some of my bedroom furniture, which meant doing a lot of reorganizing. I’m sure all of that activity stirred some long-forgotten dust and was wonderful for my allergies, but it feels good to have gotten rid of some bulky pieces of furniture. I loved them and they served me well for a long time, but it was time to let them go and now I feel lighter. My room feels a little empty though! (It definitely isn’t, they were just big pieces of furniture. Well, one was in particular.)
3 // With all of this reorganizing I’ve also cleared out a bunch of stuff and I’m still going through things. I can definitely see why people start getting rid of stuff and then develop a love for minimalism. It does feel good to let things go! Except for books… please don’t ask me to touch my books! 😉
4 // I’ve had a few people ask me about Little One, since she isn’t featured so prominently on the blog anymore. She is doing just fine and is just as delightful as ever. I don’t know if she’ll take over the blog as often as she has in the past, but you’ll still see her from time to time. If you’d like to see her more often, follow me on Snapchat (dreamsetcblog). She makes regular appearances on Snapchat.
5 // Speaking of Snapchat and Instagram Stories…. I played around with Instagram Stories a little bit over the weekend. Snapchat still has my heart. I, personally, like having different apps for different purposes and Instagram stories is too glitchy for my liking. Also: filters.
6 // I started reading a new book this weekend called The Leaving by Tara Altebrando. It was on top of a stack of library books and since I’ve been looking at this book for awhile I thought I’d pick it up and read a chapter to see what it was like. I know, I know. Famous last words! And now I’m hooked and about halfway through. It’s a pretty quick read and I’ve been reading it in between watching swimming and gymnastics. I can honestly say that I’m enjoying the book much more than I thought I would.
What’s been happening in your life?
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