Hello and welcome to the third weekly edit – A post that comes to you every Friday, rounding up the week that was.
Returning to work after my week off
Most people dread returning to work after a week off but I was actually really looking forward to it – I guess I need routine and structure in my life so I don’t crumble? Dunno. Anyway I returned on Monday: The beginning of the week was manic as I had to catch up on my own work, make sure everything was sorted before a director went on annual leave and sort out timesheets and wages. I don’t mind a bit of craziness but thankfully things have calmed down now and I have a pretty easy Friday ahead of me.
I also went back to the gym after a month off (and my PT tried to kill me)
I was on a roll with my fitness regime but when I decided to take a week off to rest my body, that week soon turned into two, then three, then before I knew it it had been a month before I set foot through my gym’s doors. To re-invigorate my love for the gym I had a PT session and I cannot recommend PT’s enough if you need a little bit of motivation or are getting bored of your workout. My PT kicked my arse and it was a really tough routine but I’ve done it two times since and have plans to do it at lunchtime today aswell. It’s mainly bodyweight based and a lot of the exercises are things that I would never do usually so it’s quite hard.
Figuring out what the hell to do next
At the moment I’m a little bit all over the place. You see, we recently found a shit load of cracks in the walls of our rented house. We’ve had various people come out to see it and we are currently waiting on a decision from the landlord’s insurance as to what happens next. We are kind of hoping that we have to move out – Our lease isn’t up til next March but this seems the perfect opportunity to get out of the contract and *possibly* move back home so we can get some money saved up. But then do I really want to move back home and lose my independence? I don’t know. BUT omg I will be able to save SO much money if we do move back home for a year. Arrgh – I’m totally confuzzled over what to do but I suppose we will just have to wait and see what the insurance says before we make any big decisions.
Oh Coco. Such a beautiful, heart-breaking movie – Although it is Disney Pixar so that’s to be expected (the opening scene from Up still gets me). The animation is always great in Disney-Pixar movies but they really upped their game with this one. So much detail, so much colour and so much life (which is pretty impressive considering it’s a movie centred around the world of the dead). Coco is a movie about family and love and yeah, I bloody loved it.
Other things I’ve been loving:
- Chloe from The Little Plum wrote a post entitled ‘Gardening 101 for beginners‘ and I really enjoyed it. I love my indoor plants and once we have a proper outdoor garden I will definitely be graduating to flower beds and vegetables. I think it’s great when bloggers talk about their other passions so kudos to Chloe for breaking the typical blogger mould and writing about something different on her mainly fashion blog.
- Channel 4’s ‘Friday Night Dinner’ – I know I’m a thousand year behind everybody else but OMG, this show is so funny. If you haven’t watched it I highly recommend you do (it’s on 4OD). It stars Tasmin Greig from Black Books and Green Wing and Simon Bird i.e Will from The Inbetweeners.
- Payday – June was a pretty expensive month thanks to a weekend in London and a week in Norfolk so I breathed a sigh of relief when I opened my banking app and found my wage nestled in there. It’s just nice to have a bit in the bank isn’t it?