I’m the kind of girl…

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+ who overanalyzes and overthinks everyday, moment, scenario and situation.

+ who runs and workout because she loves it, but also because she love to eat all the food.

+ who could drink coffee all day long.

+ knows the words to every Backstreet Boys, Garth Brooks, and Spice Girls song.

+ who doesn’t like her schedule to be thrown off or plans to be changed (or worse, not even be made).

+ that wishes yoga pants or jeans and v-neck tees were acceptable attire for every single day (if I actually have to wear pants).

+ doesn’t like to wear pants, shoes, or socks.

+ who cries as my most common mode of emotional expression.

+ that prefers 80’s – early 2000’s rap and funk music to anything else; especially if you want me to get my groove on. 

+ who likes wearing big sunglasses.

+ who loves reading. 

+ that doesn’t like baths; I sweat too much.

+ that could live off pizza, ice cream, and crackers.

+ who makes her bed every.single.morning. no matter what.

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Things I Find Completely Useless and a Waste of Time

I’m glad you’ve stopped by.  Are you in for a real treat.  This is a list of things that I completely, totally find useless and maybe the biggest waste of time in my life.  Let’s get at it, shall we? 

 

Numero Uno. 

Taking a shower.  Like, I get it, we all smell.  Some of us worse than others.  I sweat, like nobody’s business.  Especially while I’m working out.  But let me tell you something.  I don’t shower immediately after.  I have a few reasons.  First, if I’m running on my lunch break it is probably outside and I don’t have a shower at work.  So, I kinda let myself dry while I stretch, eat, and get back to work.  Then, on my next bathroom break (because I drink 9,000,350,403 gallons of water a day) I MAYBE change back into my work clothes.  By then, its so late in the day, who cares.  Honestly, my hair looks better with a little bit of sweat and salt in it.  Who needs sea salt spray?  Not I.  I wash my hair every 2 days, 3 if that day falls on a Friday and I stretch it until Saturday, because I’m a rebel like that.  I’m lazy.  Plus, once I’m dry and don’t smell, what does it matter?  Ask my office mate, maybe she has a differing opinion. 

Numero Dos. 

Cooking and eating.  I’m almost always hungry and can eat like nobody’s business but this whole cooking thing? Seriously, its for the birds.  I’ve been trying to meal prep and it sucks.  Why you ask? I don’t have a microwave, so everything I reheat takes quite some time.  And breakfast?  I’m like ravenous cave man.  So, eggs and oats and you always have to cook them.  I have exactly 1 hour to get ready in the morning, and although cooking eggs and oats doesn’t take that long, I feel like if I didn’t have to eat or cook I’d be set. 

Numero Tres. 

Calories.  Counting them.  Yes, in my head from my years of slightly disordered dieting and eating I can guesstimate the amount of calories in any given food faster than anybody you know, but really think about it.  100 calories of candy vs. 100 calories of fruit.  Clearly you get more fruit AND all it health benefits.  Candy you get nada.  Just eat as clean as you can 70 to 90% of the time and know that if you eat 3 twix bars in one sitting that your life and day are not over.  Move on.  Eat your dinner and get past it. 

Numero Cuatro.

The elliptical.  Seriously?  I could take a nap on it.  Its such an awkward machine.  I get it, its totally easier on your joints, so I suppose if you’re older and/or have limited mobility it might be a good choice.  But, you’re probably better off getting on a bike or swimming instead.  Not to mention, when my IT Band was flaring up this hurt my knee almost as much as running sometimes.  So much for low impact. 

Numero Cinco. 

Socks.  Pants.  Shoes.  Hippie in a past life?  Maybe.  Either way I can tell you I prefer not to have any of those.  I always take my shoes off at work.  And I’m rarely wearing socks.  Oh add coats/jacket to this list.  I’d rather wear 3 sweatshirts. 

Numero Seis. 

Having to have a job.  Perhaps we could all be born with a random amount of money and then you have just that to live off of for the rest of your adult life.  Think about how that could turn out for people? I think it would be kinda awesome.  Or maybe that’ just me. Help me, I’m poor. 

I think this is probably sufficient.  Maybe you feel how I do, maybe you don’t.  I’m just trying to keep it real. 

ten on tuesday.

1.  I finally did it.  I cut off my hair.  I’m having some remorse, but only because I think that the long hair made my look sexy (I am vomiting in my mouth as I type that) and pretty.  I know that my face is the same, but it just seems like that’s how it was. 

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2.  Plyos an agility drills in between your sets at the gym, followed by bike sprints are insane.  It is so true you don’t have to do cardio for hours on end.  I will, however, continue to run and spin because I do what I want. 

3.  My numb toe might be a nerve problem, but now I have numbness in my opposite quad.  Lucky me?  Apparently the downhill start at 27. 

4.  Speaking of 27, I had a pretty awesome time for my birthday.  I went to Disneyland with Brian’s mom (well part of the day by myself) on my actual birthday:

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And then Brian took me to Catalina Island for the weekend:

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Our hotel gave us free wine and cheese. 

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Dive bar for beer and tacos. 

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And hiking, because that’s what we do. 

Love this guy, so much.  He’s the best! 

5.  Trying to get back into this clean eating, but sometimes your body REALLY fights it.  Migraines anyone?

6.  Orange is the New Black may be my favorite TV show right now (I mean, Dexter and Breaking Bad are done, what’s a girl to do?)

7.  I wish I was more stylish.  This is about as good as it gets (and seriously, I’m wearing leggings AND my doctor told me to trash those boots because they are probably what is causing my nerve damage in my foot.  Pain is beauty right?  Except it isn’t pain, its numbness and tingling. 

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8.  I canceled my cable and yet I still have it…  Interesting. 

9.  I sweat a lot.  Like, no joke, its like I took a shower with my clothes on. 

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10.  These are pretty good.  I have 2 other flavors to try (chocolate chip cookie dough is awesome; trying double chocolate chunk and white chocolate raspberry). 

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