Thursday, July 21, 2016

Bookish (And Not So Bookish) Thoughts (17)

Hello and happy Thursday!  I am linking up with Bookish (and Not So Bookish Thoughts) over at Bookishly Boisterous.


1.) UGH.  I just started the next level of my Jillian Michaels Ripped in 30 DVD and I hate it!  It's really hard and some of the moves feel impossible for an uncoordinated person like myself.  I try my hardest but it's a good thing nobody can see me because I'm sure I look ridiculous.

2.) I've been reading a lot of WWII era historical fiction lately and while I love it, I think I'm going to have to take a break from it.  I need to find something really cheerful to read for a change.  Suggestions are welcome!

3.) My mom is visiting this weekend so I've been doing a lot of extra cleaning around the house.  I really wish I wasn't the kind of person who cares about having a clean house because I just don't want to do it anymore.  I used to really like cleaning but now it just feels like one more thing I have to make time for.

4.) My husband is now working a normal day shift which is glorious.  He can now help with bedtime so we are taking turns and it is a beautiful thing.  I've been in charge of bedtime for like 99% of the last three years and it's so nice to have a break!

5.) I bought Ron Chernow's biography of Alexander Hamilton and while I'm eager to read it, I am a little intimidated by the size.  I'm not sure I'm ready to commit to such a huge book right now.

6.) We've been following a 'no spend' month for July and it's going really well.  I plan to post more about it later but I'm really hoping we can keep up the momentum for the rest of the year.

I hope you all have a great rest of the week!

2 comments:

  1. Ugh, housework sucks! Luckily, I live alone, and don't have house guests that often. My city is not exactly a destination spot...LOL. But when I do have family coming, I scrub and clean until I'm sick of it.

    Mostly I just ignore the dusting...I'm good at keeping things picked up, because I don't like the look of mess.

    Good luck with that workout, which sounds like cruel and unusual punishment.

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  2. It's funny how certain people coming over make me clean more or less (or not at all). My inlaws? HOURS cleaning up. My husbands male friends? I could give two shits. My mom is more complicated... she has to love me no matter what and if it's a mess I think she should just blame herself for raising me to not be the kind of girl that cleans for her.

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