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A little Thursday note

A little Thursday note

A little Thursday note for you… So the last few weeks I’ve been feeling a little overwhelmed with things I need to do, and a little underwhelmed with creativity. I have a very long to-do list that I’ve been running through my head every day. To say I had a busy few weeks is an understatement. I’ve been off last two days and I’ve done NOTHING. Well besides a delightful curry bowl and peppermint tea latte from CAFE MOSAICS. I binged watched Netflix and basically promised my pets the world. I’m also off today and I feel a lot more energized and refreshed. I had pretty high expectations for some things I wanted to get done, but my body and mind had other plans and needed rest.

The only person I am ever trying to be better than is the girl I was last year. I’ve learned over the last few years not to compare myself to others. #selflove You can’t compare your beginning to someone else’s middle. I think that every challenge and disappointment we have teaches us valuable lessons. At 28 I think I’ve experienced plenty of mistakes, heartache, and hard lessons. It’s how we overcome these challenges that shape us into a better person. The cliche “Life is short” saying means so much to me.

Be healthy, do what you love and don’t settle in your job or relationship. I’ve spent a lot of my twenties bouncing around and trying to figure out who I am as a person. I was always envious of the people who knew exactly what they wanted to do. I’ve always done things “my way” I’m the type of person who actually has to learn from their mistakes. No literally… mistake comes first lesson learned second. ALWAYS. (ask my parents) I’ve felt weak and insecure at times but I’ve always picked myself back up. I’m just realizing over the last couple of years I am a very strong person. I spent a really long time with someone I wasn’t meant to be with and received a great deal of unfair judgment from people who knew nothing that happened. My choices, my life. cah-PEESH? (Insert Salt N Pepa – None of yo business) Okay half kidding.

Ultimately in your life, the only opinion that really matters is your own. Despite my ups and downs over the years I finally feel like I’m in the right place, at the right time, with the right person. I will never again underestimate how crucial timing is. Timing is everything.

I have gained an appreciation and understanding of my life that truly fills me with compassion. I hope that my struggles have been given to inspire someone else who truly needs it. So here’s to finishing what I already started, accomplishing my goals and using my creative personality to do things I love! Wanna know more useless things about me? Click here!

So to do list for today:
#1 Kiss my cats and dog for another hour until I blissfully get out of bed.
#2 Take a hot bath (because let’s face it if you text me anytime during the day I’m usually in the bath.)
#3 Take my sweet pup for a walk.
#4 Hit up a cafe and maybe pick up some fresh blooms (because flowers are good for the SOUL, always)
#5 Make an Apple genius appointment since my phone is fried chicken.
#6 Try this new YOGA place downtown.
#7 Patiently wait for Stephen to come home, have caesar’s because it’s NATIONAL CAESAR DAY.
#8 Make Stephen back up my iPhone and do other technical things I don’t understand.
#9 Gaze into each other’s eyes, with matching sweatpants while we drink our Ceasar’s.
#10 Sweet talk Genius Bar rep so I don’t have to pay my apple care since it’s fried chicken and not my fault.

Etc etc etc probably get a cupcake somewhere in between there.
If you got through my ridiculous list, you rule.
Happy Thursday beautiful humans.

xo, Shay


  1. SteEeeepppPppPhHhHHEEeEEeNNnnn says:

    Who’s this Stephen you keep speaking of? Sounds handsome and full of knowledge! Another great read my love keep up the good work🤓😘

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