how is summer almost over?

how-is-summer-almost-over | alltheamusement.comI can hardly believe that it’s mid-August already. Where did the summer go?! Life has been quite busy since my last post, and I anticipate nothing but the same in the coming weeks and months. I’ll try not to neglect you, dear readers, too much. Today, I’ll give you a brief update on what’s been goin’ on, and also let you in on some things that are coming down the line.  Continue reading

twenty-seven

So, we’re all  two-and-a-half weeks into the new year, and I’m just about two weeks into my life as a twenty-seven year old. How’s the fresh new page feeling for everyone? Are you back to your old routines yet? Those same bad habits, the same ways of thinking, eating the cake instead of the fruit, skipping the gym date yesterday, today, and maybe tomorrow? Hey, we’ve all been there. I’d argue that we’re all always kind of there. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t hope.

The week of my birthday was actually pretty emotional for me. I had had a great Christmas, some time off of work, a wonderful weekend of Birthday celebrations surrounded by people I love, and a great piece (or two) of banana chocolate cake. It was perfect. Blissful. Heart-warming. But then Monday came.

Monday was my Birthday.

Monday was a work day.

Monday was a bad day.  Continue reading