Mid-Week Procrastination Vol. 10

^I wish

Y’all, I am tired. I don’t feel like I have any real reason to be so exhausted either, but here I am, once again asking for caffeine in an IV. I’m also feeling a lot of pressure at the moment with August and summer winding down and another terrifying Northern Ontario winter looming. That could probably be a whole other post, but I am terrified. But then I feel bad for worrying about winter when it is literally summer right now! Anyways, if like me you could use some distraction:

Serena Williams’s retirement essay made me cry.

I also loved this piece on Olivia Newton-John.

A horoscope moment: Venus is entering Leo, explaining the rising sign.

I am officially obsessed with exercise dresses.

Related: tennis-core.

The zipper on my toiletry bag finally gave up the ghost and I need a new one, I’m looking to this list for my decision-making process.

How to plan a girls’ trip without falling out.

Serena’s life in looks.

I have always loved an L.L. Bean Boat and Tote (I got my first, a black and white gingham as a piano bag when I was 8), but the trend for an ironic Boat and Tote is reigniting my flame for them.

Don’t Worry Darling is the only thriller I have ever looked forward to.

The kids found out last week that Kate and Wills used to party (when we would go back to Ireland when I was a kid I used to love looking at her pictures in the British tabloids – she was my mold for what your 20s were supposed to look like – although I can’t believe I forgot she was a buyer for Jigsaw, omg goals).

This essay has me feeling vindicated in all my Georgina Sparks hate from 2008-2011.

Vacation is a mindset that I’m going to try and have each remaining August weekend.

I’m reaching the point in my food-mindset shift “journey” where I’m starting to re-examine the idea of emotional eating.

The argument for caring less.

I have really gotten into walking this summer, not walking as transportation, I’ve always been down for that. But walking for exercise, and apparently there’s actually scientific reasons for why I love walks so much.

Barcelona is one of the number one places I went while on exchange that I am dying to go back to, I love this guide from Carly.

Thoughtful and realistic tips to manage body anxiety.

On a similar note: on looking pretty while we workout.

I didn’t know I had been waiting for them to cover this diet book, but I had been, it was the first diet book I ever got my hands on as a pre-teen and that gd leek soup still lurks in a back drawer of my brain.

Have a great rest of your week!

Laura

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