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Week of Money: Where I threaten to quit

Week of Money: Where I threaten to quit

??:?? — I get up earlier than Little Bun and attempt to sleep once more however I can’t. I rise up eagerly when he will get up too.

6:10 a.m. — I didn’t select my work outfit (forgot) so I shortly determine on a lipstick purple gown. I waffle between flats (boring) or boots (too slouchy) or heels (too predictable) and find yourself on booties (love!!)… the look is ideal, as a result of the gown is shorter so with heels it will have been a bit too attractive.

7:21 a.m. — At work, I’ve noise-cancelling headphones on and I work. I attempt to not tune in to different conversations (I can nonetheless hear murmurs) and that is very distracting if you’re making an attempt to pay attention. I do know I’m mumbling to myself as properly whereas I work which I’m positive is annoying however it helps once I speak to myself.

9:07 a.m. — Assembly. I’m late, I used to be too engrossed.

9:25 a.m. — Again to my desk and I hold plugging away.

11:58 a.m. — I’m going to lunch, have duck confit cassoulet with white rice (so good!) and I throw some scorching sauce on there.

12:16 p.m. — We chat a bit about shares however I can see individuals are not fairly as enthusiastic as I’m.

12:59 p.m. — My colleague corners me with woman issues. He’s having points. I inform him bluntly the way it ought to go. (Drop the women with no future potential…!)

1:20 p.m. — Again to work.

four:27 p.m. — I don’t cease till it’s time to go. My mind is mush.

four:58 p.m. — At house, I verify the mail – my dermaroller is in!! zero.5mm and never $250 USD thankyouverymuch.

5:03 p.m. — Little Bun squeals in happiness at me once I get in by means of the door and tells me fortunately that his stuffed toy solely simply began consuming at the moment. I’m unsure what to say.. I didn’t assume his toy had an consuming dysfunction we didn’t talk about, we didn’t put his stuffed toy on a milk food plan (for infants) or speak about how toddlers transfer on to smooth solids later after they cease being infants ….am I overthinking this?!? How did he study these things?!?

5:07 p.m. — He clarifies that his stuffed toy was consuming DADDY. He grabs it and gleefully makes it “miam miam miam” (French means of claiming “yum yum yum”) throughout his father’s shoulders and arms whereas my companion pretends to be stunned at how ravenous his toy is and the way a lot he’s being eaten away.

5:08 p.m. — Oh. I get it now. LOL.

5:14 p.m. — I excitedly rip the dermaroller open and proper after cleaning I roll (after disinfecting in alcohol in fact).

5:16 p.m. — Umm.. it isn’t nice. I’ll say that. It doesn’t harm a lot on the cheeks or fleshy bits – simply uncomfortable however close to the attention space and on the brow the place the pores and skin is skinny and proper on bone? Undoubtedly barely greater than uncomfortable. I can solely roll round there as soon as as a move after which I’m executed. I’m too illiberal to ache for this and I’ve given start!!! If this S&M gadget for the pores and skin doesn’t work out…. to provide me higher pores and skin (rolling 1X – 3X every week), I’m tossing it. O_o

Different issues I do for my pores and skin: Vitamin C & E tablets, BioSil tablets, inexperienced tea matcha lattes within the morning (antioxidants) and an entire routine of BHA, AHA, niacinamide, and serums… the entire thing about consuming water to hydrate your insides is bunk by the best way. Drink as a lot as you’re thirsty. Don’t over drink considering you’re serving to your physique – you aren’t.

5:34 p.m. — I research my pores and skin – it’s mild pink prefer it has been by way of one thing (it has). I layer on serums .. and stupidly do hydroquinone (darkish spot eraser) WITH benzoyl peroxide for pimples after which later once I google it I understand it causes momentary pores and skin stains!!! ACK. I rewash my face once more, dermaroll once more (I’m a type of Sort A overachievers) and redo the serums sans benzoyl peroxide.

6:30 p.m. — I additionally obsessively google how lengthy it takes for dermaroller and hydroquinone to work.

6:45 p.m. — “Mommy! Little Toy BELCHED from consuming a lot Daddy!!!!”… LOL .. his vocabulary is getting good.

6:50 p.m. — We learn by means of a couple of pages of Computer systems and Coding and he appears to recollect a little bit of it nevertheless it is perhaps extra fascinating as he ages.

7:28 p.m. — Time for preparing for mattress. I make an appointment to promote my unused pair of Erika sun shades. It has no nostril pad or something so it doesn’t match nicely on my face with no nostril bridge…

eight:18 p.m. — Bedtime

Spent: $zero

??:?? — I get up earlier than Little Bun once more. What’s flawed with me?

5:06 a.m. — Early. Yep. I’m awake and never drained. I feel the stress of this venture is making me lose sleep, I hold considering…. I log in instantly and work.

6:21 a.m. — My associate leaves for work, I make a inexperienced tea whereas taking a break from work.

7:24 a.m. — I’m peckish. I need to eat. I feed Little Bun a banana first and should feed him his lunch later or else he’ll need to eat mine…

10:59 a.m. — Off my name (I do the dishes whereas on convention calls, WIN WIN!)….

11:08 a.m. — Lunchtime.

11:22 a.m. — We prepare to go away.

12:08 p.m. — SOLD! +$90

12:15 p.m. — I play with Little Bun upstairs (he removes his boots and runs across the carpeted foyer in his socks) whereas we take intermittent selfies.

12:39 p.m. — Whereas he’s enjoying I purchase a inventory of Vitamin C and E as a result of it really works collectively to assist promote collagen and antioxidant help. Can’t harm. I’m actually making an attempt all the things I can in need of consuming the blood of virgins to remain as youthful as potential whereas ageing gracefully … by growing older as slowly as potential $47.37

12:46 p.m. — I wrangle Little Bun again within the automotive and head house.

12:47 p.m. — DANG IT IS COLD. I take his coat off so he’s cozy however I’m shivering as I buckle him into his seat. These buckles are so finicky…

1:13 p.m. — Again at residence and dealing.

1:57 p.m. — Individuals are idiots. That’s all I’m going to say. They comply with a guidelines of issues however don’t spend time desirous about the state of affairs in any respect, so they’re stunned when it doesn’t work out — “however we did the guidelines!“… it was #%(%’ing rubber stamped and nugatory, so what did you anticipate?

2:20 p.m. — I snap a KitKat into 9 items to eat slowly to settle down. I really feel like I’m placing on weight from stress (probably) however this might simply be in my head as a result of I’ve virtually completed all of the KitKats in my stash.

four:15 p.m. — Carried out for the day. I typically actually hate this job once they put a lot unreasonable strain on me. DO THE JOB YOURSELF THEN IF IT IS SO FRICKING EASY.

four:22 p.m. — On the best way house I begin excited about my future and present price range, and apparently I’ve NEEDS. Simply my primary dwelling bills at this time, is $4000 a month which incorporates solely issues like apartment charges, groceries, utilities and Little Bun wants. Then I want one other $5000 apparently for my very own PERSONAL wants. OMG. Nicely. If I don’t need to reduce, that is what it’s.

four:56 p.m. — PACKAGES!! MY SEPHORA STUFF FINALLY SHIPPED!!!! Paid $57 for this lip pattern set (let’s face it that’s what it’s), and once more, if I solely like 6 of them out of the entire vary (very probably), at the very least they might solely have been $10 every which, contemplating these manufacturers and Sephora pricing, can be a heck of a deal.

5:02 p.m. — Little Bun (potential future make-up artist??) squeals excitedly when he sees me: MOMMY MOMMY!!!! YOU HAVE GIFTS!!! … (LOL)…. I got here in with a handful of packages (concierge helped me deliver them up). He jumps round and dances, excited to assist me open them. He INSISTS on opening the lip package deal immediately, making an attempt all the colors, and re-arranging them, and so forth…. He very impatiently waits as I take away make-up, get into loungewear.. and so on

5:07 p.m. — Okay, so for SURE I hate the 4th one from the left — Sephora Cream Lip Stain in color 40 Made in Italy…I really like the feel and the creaminess of it, however the color. OMG. THE COLOUR. Like mild brown cocoa, and my lips disappeared from my face and seemed like I put scorching cocoa everywhere in the lips.

I additionally don’t like this one – Chew Magnificence Amuse Bouche in Marsala. It’s WAY too darkish for me, and is giving me Bride of Chucky vibes. I really like the feel of it although, however man, it’s DARK. I’m not into vampy lipsticks. I like a mid-range peach pink to a type of plum shade, however that is DARK.

5:15 p.m. — Little Bun needs to do extra however I can’t. I can solely do a number of a day, or my lips will dry out!

eight:20 p.m. — Time for mattress. My associate goes by way of and seeing what (if something) we will get for Black Friday gross sales. I’m solely eying Glossier’s Boy Forehead throughout their 20% of sale (solely sale in the course of the yr), and that’s it. I’ll purchase three tubes in black, I actually prefer it, having gotten used to understanding the right way to apply it now.

Earned: $90

Spent: $47.37

??:?? — I can’t sleep. Wakeful.

??:?? — Little Bun wakes up squealing: NOOOOO!!!!! .. I felt nice an hour in the past however then I dozed again off to sleep and when he awoke screaming, I used to be in the midst of REM.. so.. yep. Now I’m drained.

5:51 a.m. — I seize his milk, and my companion tells me he noticed the bookcase he has been stalking from Mobilia on for 10% off. I sleepily inform him to attend till Friday, there could be one other sale. I log in and begin working.

7:34 a.m. — Made a cup of tea, stated goodbye to my associate, and I’m catching up on answering emails. Yesterday was worrying AF.

eight:08 a.m. — I verify to see if they’ve shearling earmuffs/headband and a pair of gloves on sale — I hate mismatching these colors and I’m lastly going to attempt to discover pairs so I can put on them as units. I’m actually THAT individual. I can’t put on gray earmuffs with brown gloves. I simply.. I really feel awkward all day, even when it solely issues to me, I would like the matching set. Up to now, I’m not seeing something. I’m going to take a look at a recycled shearling store I do know to see if I can discover one thing there that’s fairly priced.

9:36 a.m. — Preventing a fireplace proper now. Figuratively. Individuals are dropping their #%)* on this venture. I’m glad I’m at house.

10:22 a.m. — I can by no means look forward to lunch time. I’m hungry NOW.

10:45 a.m. — A telephone is buzzing and annoying the eff out of me. I pay attention rigorously in all of the rooms and understand it’s the NEIGHBOUR above who has a telephone or one thing vibrating loud sufficient for me to listen to it via the concrete…

12:15 p.m. — Little Bun refuses to go down for a nap. I give him a selection between napping or consuming his nutritious vegetable stew. He chooses the stew. 😛

1:26 p.m. — I eat my final KitKat. LAST ONE. I gained’t purchase any extra. Perhaps some fruit juice gummies however these things will find yourself making me sluggish.

1:37 p.m. — I scarf down my lunch.

1:51 p.m. — I lastly keep in mind to exfoliate and wash my face, after which I dermaroll once more, this time doing it barely longer than the primary time. Nonetheless looks like little needles are pricking the pores and skin. There’s no approach round it until you placed on numbing cream earlier than however that takes an additional product, step and time, so I’m sucking it up so long as that is solely twice or 3 times every week.

1:56 p.m. — I additionally do my neck. THAT turns vibrant pink virtually immediately, however I’m noticing little turkey neck strains occurring and let’s attempt to hold that from forming….

2:14 p.m. — I plug in my Bose QuietComfort 35 headphones to cost – I’m strolling to go promote the sweaters tomorrow, return a couple of gadgets…. yeah that is going to be a day the place I’ll want headphones. I nonetheless love them in any case this time, and I feel they’re a particular “value it” splurge that’s sensible.

2:36 p.m. — Ooo.. my neck is admittedly not properly. It feels a tiny bit itchy, like I put some wool on the neck and now there’s a slight allergy. Gained’t be doing THIS once more… I wrap a smooth scarf round it to appease it.

2:47 p.m. — Feeling peckish. I really feel like some noodles I feel.

three:21 p.m. — I type of cease working and begin repairing my issues. I already began so early immediately.

four:35 p.m. — That is Us’s character Beth has the BEST outfits. I covet just about her complete wardrobe, and she or he is making me need an off-the-shoulder sweater however I’m sure I might not look nearly as good as she does in it..

5:57 p.m. — I decide up a necessities for my aunt and have them shipped to her. I exploit the Rogers World Elite Mastercard since you get four% again on overseas purchases which covers any foreign exchange payment they could cost you…. $175.77

6:45 p.m. — My companion comes house from having shopped Gray Thursday (?) …. I additionally examine on-line for gross sales however resist issues like outsized chunky turtlenecks in gray and so forth as a result of….. BECAUSE. I’ve so many sweaters. I’ll tuck in one other chunky sweater and it’ll look simply nearly as good. I didn’t have this blogger’s actual designer bag or coat, however I twinned her anyway 😉

And I didn’t have Meghan Markle’s designer bag however I made it work…

7:59 p.m. — WHAT!!! A BAG I WANT IS (USED) AND ON SALE 30% OFF?.. I shortly submit a suggestion to purchase it for $650 USD. If I get it for that, it’s deal, usually $2000 USD in shops.. (Use my referral code from TheRealReal for a $25 USD credit score to get began .. you simply want to purchase one thing inside every week – 7 days)…

eight:40 p.m. — ACCEPTED!!!!!! Simply wait… it’s coming. 😉

Spent: $945.77

??:?? — I get up early. Silly snow plows scraping the roads. I do know they need to do it so I can drive safely to work however they’re effing LOUD.

??:?? — I can’t fall again asleep.

??:?? — Little Bun wakes up crying: Mommy Nest. I need to sleep on my Mommy Nest.… (he means being sandwiched in between my legs, together with his head on my stomach)…

5:56 a.m. — Little Bun calms down after I pull him as much as hug him tight to me, and I rise up to seize his milk. I do my skincare routine and….. I search for my marionette strains by my mouth (I smile A LOT..) and I can’t see them. I’m somewhat stunned. Is it simply the lighting? … Perhaps it’s the dermaroller however.. I doubt it. In all probability lighting.

6:25 a.m. — I gown in my swiftly tossed collectively outfit from the night time earlier than. I used to be considering of 9to5chic as a result of she is basically into mixing looser sweaters with midi skirts which I all the time shied away from as a result of unfastened + unfastened in an outfit doesn’t appear to make sense and but she seems to be beautiful. The trick I noticed later is to tuck within the sweater so it provides definition on the waist (although not all the time if it’s a monochromatic look), and to put on HIGH heels or else it seems flat.

6:37 a.m. — “Mommy, I’m going to eat cheese and bread in the present day!”…. “Who’s going to provide you bread and cheese, Little Bun?”….. and he factors to the bed room door and declares: “The one who’s sleeping!!!!”….. LOL… We’re beginning to add dramatic thrives to our sentences. He actually is my child…

7:22 a.m. — At work, I begin instantly. Nonstop.

11:59 a.m. — Lunch. My solely psychological break. I get interrupted there TOO. WTF.

12:40 p.m. — Consuming my lunch now.

1:08 p.m. — Again from “lunch”…

2:44 p.m. — Will you individuals cease bothering me? It should get finished when it will get executed. Depart me the eff alone. four administrators/managers/chiefs.. why don’t you speak to one another, freak the eff out on one another and depart me alone.

four:15 p.m. — I’m out. I make plans to promote two BR sweaters I by no means put on (I really like the colors however I personal so many tops that I attain for as an alternative that these fundamentals get ignored). I additionally make a remark to return a number of Sephora gadgets (not the lip issues)…

four:45 p.m. — At house. My boots are in! … they usually have a white paint stain. WTF.. I e-mail the vendor from eBay. Jimmy Choo or not, this isn’t in “excellent situation”.

6:07 p.m. — Bread and cheese. NOM NOM NOM…

6:32 p.m. — “MOMMY! My iPod is just too brilliant.” ….. I’m going to seize it to decrease the brightness and he says: “Mommy, you go into Settings, after which Brightness…“…. I KNOW, LITTLE BUN. LOL…… It begins early. He’s obsessive about this app Completely satisfied Color (he loves the numbers and hues), and crawls beneath the sheets the place my legs are half up and coated as I’m searching on-line. He calls this the “Mommy Tent”…. His little foot protruding is past cute for me.

eight:20 p.m. — TIME FOR BED. My companion and I are chatting.

Spent: $zero

??:?? — Early. It’s early.

5:20 a.m. — Little Bun begins wailing he needs Mommy to remain at residence with him all day. I calm him down with the promise (I noticed the oranges) of orange juice from his father if he behaves… he quiets down after which chirps: OHHH-KAYY!!! BYE BYE MOMMY! BYE BYE! SEE YOU LATER!!!!… Juice is like crack for these youngsters at this age.

6:35 a.m. — This Maybelline Keep Matte stuff is PHENOMENAL. I purchased Pioneer (a bluish-red which makes your yellow-ish tooth look whiter in distinction), was utilized in a skinny coat within the morning, with clear strains, and it didn’t budge the ENTIRE DAY with good strains by means of consuming, and all the things. Even once I tried to make use of cleansers however I wanted this LaRoche Posay Micellar Water and scrubbing to take away the color. I’ll say it isn’t 10000% snug like a cream lipstick, however it’s matte, barely dry, and don’t apply an excessive amount of otherwise you’ll really feel this type of sticky cheesy feeling. One skinny swipe is greatest, don’t go over it many times.

6:55 a.m. — I depart for work. I’ve to return these Jimmy Choo 38 boots (I’m a US 7, 38 simply barely match), due to three fundamental issues (A) the boots have to be half a measurement greater so I can put in insoles as there isn’t a padding in any respect (B) I didn’t love the seam going up the entrance of the boot in leather-based, within the pictures it didn’t seem like that however she used a inventory image… and (C) there was a white paint splat on the heel close to the again. This isn’t “excellent situation”. I’d moderately have my $197 USD again, so I suck it up and can pay the $30-ish delivery with monitoring again.

9:25 a.m. — I log in and begin working. I’m slowly considering as I’m going by means of the paperwork line by line and I discover an error. Apparently every little thing has already been submitted and now everybody round me is freaking out that it has to undergo a VP for approval “how did we miss this” shall be her query they usually’re all freaking out. I don’t see what the large deal is. I might be comfortable that I discovered it earlier than it went out formally, wouldn’t you? You all have to see issues in perspective and calm the F down.

9:54 a.m. — I log in to browse Anthropologie (harmful!) and see a really fairly fox skirt however determine it’s too whimsical for my present fashion. I wouldn’t put on it as typically at that worth but when it was $20 I might…

10:59 a.m. — I put this Material & Stone white patterned button-down shirt and this tremendous cute white gown in my cart after which shut the window. It isn’t particular sufficient and I’ve loads of white shirts and clothes. (psychological self pat)

10:47 a.m. — OK. So. Since it’s “VP APPROVAL” just for this doc change, my colleague (the one I intensely dislike) was the one who made the error however tells me I’ve to be the one to repair it as a result of it’s in my part. *eye roll*… I principally subtly throw her beneath the bus for not having executed her job proper AND flip a screw into administration by telling them that is why I don’t rush by way of paperwork and need to assume as I’m doing each bit. Whenever you put strain on me, and I rush, I’ll skip over issues I feel will not be as essential however then fine-tooth comb them later to make certain (I all the time make notes once I do that).

11:23 a.m. — I purchase two joggers from Aerie at one cashier (they wouldn’t modify the worth on my receipt to offer me the $10 distinction based mostly on the gross sales occurring right now), take these two pants I simply purchased, go downstairs to a different register and return them on the previous receipt. I purchased them LESS THAN A WEEK AGO, and you must simply honour it and provides me the distinction. However if you wish to play this recreation, I can too. -$11.31

11:51 a.m. — I promote my two cashmere and silk sweaters (too primary and I by no means put on them). +$60

12:08 p.m. — I get pulled apart and informed I can’t work remotely any extra as a result of it’s inflicting discord on the workforce and he doesn’t need to inform the opposite ones they will additionally work remotely one or two days every week. I inform him I give up. He asks “However why?“… and I informed him it’s as a result of I pulled Little Bun out of preschool for private causes and it’s none of what you are promoting. He backtracks and says: “Nicely at the least there’s a cause!“… what? I want to start out giving causes now? I’m not your worker I’m a contractor. I don’t have to justify something to you as a result of so long as I ship outcomes and my work, I don’t see the place I work being a problem. If you would like a pretend cause, wonderful. I’ll offer you one each month.

1:15 p.m. — I end my lunch and get again to work. Lips nonetheless look unimaginable. Can’t consider these things – Maybelline SuperStay Matte Ink. They actually seemed like this, completely lined ALL. DAY.

three:06 p.m. — I depart for my therapeutic massage. I want it. My entire proper aspect of the again hurts, and the underside left of my physique and calf hurts. She works on it and I a whimper in ache.

four:11 p.m. — My therapist provides me a “lifeless bug” pose to check out to work on my core, and I promise to attempt it. I want a stronger core. $86.71

four:24 p.m. — I examine my e-mail, discover one other drawback that is probably not an issue and I depart it for Monday. I’m not working extra time for individuals who don’t care or perceive something about high quality.

5:07 p.m. — I mail off the boots with a monitoring quantity. $30.24

5:11 p.m. — I purchase 2 lottery tickets. Can’t harm. I do that as soon as each 2 years if that. $10

5:33 p.m. — I’m house. Little Bun is so completely satisfied. We sit down and have dinner, I announce that I virtually give up at present, and my associate is happy. He loves it once I stand as much as individuals. He encourages me, however I’m additionally seeing the long-term to not make waves and make $$$$$$…. I’ve objectives now. $2 million on the time of retiring at 55, decreasing bills basically can be simpler now that I’ve an precise aim to work in the direction of. I’ve $279Okay in liquid belongings, about $1.721M to go. I can do that and I want to save lots of a minimum of $50,00zero a yr on common to crush it (and I’ll).

6:41 p.m. — Dinner carried out, I stretch and go to lie down. Right now was an extended ass day.

eight:22 p.m. — Time for mattress.

Earned: $60

Saved: $11.31

Spent: $126.95

??:?? — OMG. It’s early….

four:22 a.m. — Yep. . I’m lifeless

four:58 a.m. — I rise up with a grumpy Little Bun who has a mini meltdown and I’m making an attempt to area the LOUD PROTESTING that’s occurring.

5:13 a.m. — Calm. After having his milk he wakes up with us. I’m making notes of what to do immediately — I’ve one other laser appointment and a pedicure… plus I need to attempt to promote a leather-based tank prime however I’m fairly positive I’ll get ghosted.

6:05 a.m. — Little Bun has one other meltdown. I haul him off to the bed room screaming and crying and inform him to cease. I simply take a look at him crying and attain out, look forward to him to return into my arms and I hug him saying: “Shhhhhh” and clarify that he’s grumpy as a result of he’s lacking an hour of sleep. He begins wailing once more about how he needs to get up at four:30 EVERY DAY. I yawn and inform him Mommy can also be grumpy too, as a result of she didn’t sleep.

6:11 a.m. — He’s calm and guffawing now, displaying me his “infants” that are simply his arms that he nicknamed as child dolphins named Dot and Sprint. Dot is the woman, Sprint is the boy and I’ve to kiss them day by day and do fingertip kisses as properly.

7:04 a.m. — He runs out and informs me that Daddy put a fruit that doesn’t match (a inexperienced apple in a bowl of oranges). He insists it’s one other color and it doesn’t belong. I inform him they’re all fruits even when they’re totally different colors they usually can nonetheless be pals. I really feel like there’s a deeper racial and cultural lesson to be discovered right here — youngsters are taught to determine the odd factor out in a gaggle and say why it doesn’t belong — perhaps this contributes to bullying. Meals for thought.

7:08 a.m. — My companion eyes him and makes a cup of freshly squeezed orange juice which makes him excited. He’s glad once more.

7:10 a.m. — Little Bun eyes the Google wallpaper (American signal language spelling out GOOGLE) and insists on studying the alphabet arms, so I discover the picture and let him follow.

eight:22 a.m. — I browse Etsy and virtually ALMOST purchase this necklace on sale…. BUT THEN —->

eight:33 a.m. — I begin on the dishes and sort of am craving consolation noodles. The type the place the sauce is a vegan one (1/four cup of dietary yeast + eight drops of soy sauce + a teaspoon of sesame oil <— RIDICULOUSLY YUMMY)….

9:47 a.m. — Dishes achieved and dried, meals eaten…

9:56 a.m. — I name to schedule the supply of the bookcase.

11:33 a.m. — Lunch.

12:08 p.m. —And I head off for laser remedy and a pedicure in OPI Ardour – good nude kind of pink and is half off proper now..

2:28 p.m. — I additionally find yourself making an attempt out the Dermalogica Pre-cleanse at ($62!!!) as a result of it truly EASILY removes my long-wearing Maybelline Matte Ink lipstick.. which I really like however hate scrubbing off my lips. I add that to my complete. I’m solely utilizing a bit bit to take away the lipstick…. $566.73

three:56 p.m. — I determine to go house as an alternative of going to Sephora. Will probably be too far, I simply had my toes painted… I’ll do it subsequent week.

6:34 p.m. — Dinner. Scrumptious… and yummy. A light-weight salad, avocado on bread…

7:15 p.m. — I manage my duties, organize my issues….

eight:11 p.m. — Time to sleep.

Spent: $566.73

??:?? — I get up. Drained. Little Bun after having his milk, crawls round on prime of me and I fake to be a Mommy Mountain…. I’m not sleeping however that is the perfect I’m going to get so I’ll take it.

5:56 a.m. — He lastly asks me to rise up. I make a tea and he calls for that I do fraction math with him. I inform him I’m going to drink my tea first after which we’ll do math. He throws an enormous, screaming mood tantrum full with: No, no, no, NO, NOOOOOOOOOOOO….. ear-splitting shrieks. I lose my mood (I’m drained too) and he bursts into much more tears after which is quiet-ish after he sees me begin to rage into Very Effing Pissed Off territory. He stills sobs on my chest squealing “No, no, no…” however I Mommy Shush him and he quiets down.

6:21 a.m. — Eff me.

6:37 a.m. — I inform him I already promised I’d drink tea after which do fraction math and he simply listens. We cuddle till I really feel like he’s wonderful and I rise up, drink my tea, he sits beside me and eyes me as I drink every drop down and to his credit score he doesn’t say a phrase.

6:40 a.m. — I take a look at him, maintain out a hand, and we go to take a seat down and do math fractions as my companion comes out dressed to prepare dinner for the week.

7:01 a.m. — We do about 15 issues after which he runs round enjoying.

7:22 a.m. — I begin to prepare to go away and even placed on sunscreen however my companion is incredulous and nixes my leaving as a result of it’s freezing rain and my mind was so drained I didn’t even compute how harmful it will be to go away and exit at the moment. I slowly get undressed.

7:51 a.m. — May as properly dermaroll. I’m not going anyway. I soak the curler in rubbing alcohol after which set the timer for five minutes. As soon as it’s up, I take away my mineral sunscreen (COOLA is the most effective and really matte) after which leisurely dermaroll.. I nonetheless hate the sensation of it on my brow however I’m dedicated to making an attempt this loopy magnificence routine to see if I see a distinction or not.

eight:00 a.m. — I then apply all of the serums from Paula’s Selection: BHA, niacinamide, Brightening Essence, AHA … Her merchandise are phenomenal for the worth. I imply, in comparison with the Dermalogica Pre-cleanse I purchased at $60-ish bucks, these different merchandise are much more tech-y and high-end, and but fairly priced for the product. You can’t get a greater deal than Paula’s Selection.

eight:19 a.m. — Little Bun grabs the mini iPad and begins to play Completely happy Color (I prepped a number of new footage for him in anticipation of leaving as we speak .. however oh properly.) That is what the app type of seems to be like:

10:00 a.m. — I’m half dozing out and in of sleep as he hides his stuffed toy beneath my legs, dances him on prime of my head…

10:46 a.m. — I’m lastly roused to get up and go attempt to feed him. He eats a banana and asks for extra meals.

11:05 a.m. — Lunch. Salad, avocado on bread, eggs… actually easy and straightforward.

1:06 p.m. — Little Bun goes down for his nap. Kind of. I shut the door firmly and make him sleep together with his father with out me, and I log in to review shares and work.

2:28 p.m. — He’s up from his nap.

three:12 p.m. — I do half the dishes (leaving it for after dinner), and make noodles. Am too hungry, the salad was not sufficient.

four:15 p.m. — “Mommy I need to use my Magic Bag” — it’s a cotton bag crammed with rice my mom made for him when he was a child to put on his chest whereas he slept to make him really feel safe (it labored on us as infants, apparently)… and he realized it was lots like Mommy’s Magic Bag that I warmth up within the microwave and use on my shoulders and again. He runs eagerly to the microwave, and struggles to tug down the microwave lid to put it in there, so I inform him: “Let Mommy show you how to! Your arms are too brief.” and he replies again:”….like a dinosaur!!!” … yeah, precisely like a T-Rex.

four:51 p.m. — I train my flabby sense of willpower and delete a watched merchandise — Jimmy Choo boots for $350 USD — I have already got brief boots and heels I can put on instead of them if I would like one thing with a heel, and I’d fairly hold that cash and make investments it now that I’ve a cash objective. *pats self on again*

5:45 p.m. — Dinner. Simply bread and cheese. Not that hungry particularly after my bowl of noodles.

6:49 p.m. — He insists on doing math with me, fraction equivalents (e.g. is 5/10 the identical as half ?) after which needs a “bar graph chart afterwards with animals“…. so I comply.

7:28 p.m. — We begin our bedtime routine. I begin by brushing my tooth, and he goes to do his tooth with Daddy.. I hear from the opposite rest room “I’m accomplished!” after 2 seconds, and his father replies again: “No you’re not, maintain going.”

eight:20 p.m. — Bedtime.

Spent: $zero


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