Really want to do it

I am not happy…. Well, I AM happy, but there are certain things I really need to change.
Because I’m on anti depressants, there are some side affects… and those I am NOT happy about. I’ve been gaining weight. Not a lot, but enough to make me unhappy with what I see in the mirror. So I’ve started watching what I eat, and make sure that I eat at least 4 times a day. I try to have fruit and vegetables that I can snack on during the day and I feel a bit better already, which is a good thing.
The next thing I need to start on, is going to the gym. I work at a football club, and because of this, I get a free membership to their gym. So it’s actually pretty stupid, that I don’t use it! So I’ve written down in my calender that I have to go to the gym on certain days. That way, I knoow I’ll feel guilty if I don’t go on those days. I’m also planning on taking Zumba classes again. I really enjoy it and it’s an amazing workout.

Another thing, exercise-wise, is that I’ll be riding my bike to school every day, starting this Monday. It’s too expensive to take the bus every single day, so I’m forced to do it. This, too, will help tone everything.

I just hope I can do this – well it’s not like I have a choice. I’ve been thinking about doing a weekly log-thing. Writing down what food I’ve eaten, what exercise I’ve done, and maybe some recipes, as I’m constantly looking on Pinterest for healthy, fun food.

I think that doing that, will help as well. So, starting next Sunday (August 11th) I’ll begin my Suck It Up Series. I hope you follow it and if you have any tips, tricks or recipes, please comment 🙂

Until next time 🙂

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Storytel

Wow, two posts in one day, I’m on fire!

A couple of posts ago, I mentioned Storytel. Well, here’s a little bit more about it.

Storytel is an app that let’s you listen to audiobooks. I’ve always loved to read, but lately I haven’t been reading and it has really been bothering me.

I recently became a Buzzador ambassador, where I get to try out different products and give my opinion on them. And Storytel is one of those things so I guess in a way this is a sponsored post(I’m new to this) but everything I write is my own opinion. Phew, just wanted to get that out of the way, now – on to what this is about.

Storytel let’s you listen to a bunch of audiobooks for a small amount of money every month. I’m not sure how much it is in other countries, but here in Denmark it’s 99 DKR, which is about 17 dollars every month. Pretty cheap considering how expensive books are.

I use the app pretty much every single day. I use it when I’m cooking, cleaning, getting ready in the morning, even at night to fall asleep to. It has a sleep-button I usually set for 30 minutes and then I’m sleeping like a baby.
Now, I know some people might think ‘Well, don’t you miss out on some of the story?’ My answer is: no. There’s also a bookmark option, which I use before I set the sleeptimer. That way, I can just go back to the last thing I remember and I’m all set 🙂

So to sum this all up; I more that recommend Storytel and I’ll definitely continue my subscription 😉

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Proactiv

Eventhough I’m getting close to 30 (ugh!) I’m still suffer from breakouts. Mostly, like other women, it’s worse close to my period and, of course, when I’m stressed. I feel like I’ve tried everything….

Now, I’ve seen the ads for Proactiv a million times but I’ve never really believed in all the praises because let’s face it: they’re hardly ever true.
But desperate times call for desperate measures and so, I’ve bought a starterkit.
It includes the renewing cleanser, revitalising toner and the repairing treatment. As a bonus-thingy, I also got the daily oil control, the refining mask, green tea moisturiser and a pack of pore refining packettes.
I’m really excited to try it all and I’ll give you a mini-review in a couple of weeks 🙂

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A new year

Hello hello,

so, as you know, it was my birthday yesterday – I had a nice and quiet day though. I’m not big on the whole b-day-party thing, haven’t been since I was about 10 years old. 

I’m officially 29 now…. Which means I only have 364 days left in my 20’s… A scary though actually.

When I was in my late teens, I always pictured myself married with kids by the time I was 30. Boy did THAT not go as planned.

I’m happy with my life though – but I figured that I’d leave the 20’s behind with a bang!

….. I haven’t really figured out what that ‘bang’ is going to be yet, but I’m thinking about a lot of different things. Doing a 30 by 30 could be possible, but we’ll see.

Anyway, just a small post, letting you know that I survived my b-day – now it’s off to the postoffice. There’s a packet waiting for me containing som Vanish products. I’ve always wanted to try it, and when I got the chance through Buzzador (more on that later), I jumped to it!

Take care 🙂

Happy birthday to meeeee

Okay, so my birthday isn’t until tomorrow, but already I’ve gotten the BEST presents!

First off – my boyfriend is amazing! This past Saturday I was told to leave the apartment at 5PM and not return until I got a text or a call from him. He told me it wouldn’t be for a couple of hours so I left with a little money and went to a café where I ran into a few friends. Fast forward to 7PM and no text… So I called and asked when I could come home and was told ‘not yet’. I kinda figured it had something to do with my birthday present and then thought that whatever it wasn’t couldn’t take THAT long….? So time ticked by and I was getting hungry! Around 8.30PM I called my dad and asked what he was doing, explaining my situation. He was at our summerhouse (not as fancy as it sounds, trust me) painting, so he couldn’t help me.

Finally around 11PM, A called, saying that he was done and that he would come and get me. I was beyond happy – but mostly to get home and get some food in my stomach.

So we get home, I get something to eat and then A asks me if I want to watch a movie or go straight to bed. I choose option B and opens the door to the bedroom….

And this beauty was greeting me! The man bought me a closet!! We haven’t had one since we moved back in February and it was driving both of us crazy.

It is absolutely perfect! He really knows me 😀

I’ve starting putting our clothes away but it’s a pretty big project – A has a LOT of clothes… and shoes! A lot more that me 😉

Moving on to the second thing… I got an email today from the school I applied to… and it pretty much says that I got IN!!! I have to go to a prepatory interview on August 14th, where I’ll get more info on the whole deal and stuff, but it says I’m in!! I did a happy-dance right there in the car (so it was more of a happy-butt-in-seat-dance) and I’ve been smiling ever since 😉

So to further congratulate myself, I decided to buy myself a little present. The laptop I’m using right now sucks – the battery is dead, which means that I have to have the power connector plugged in all the time – that is just not good enough for what I’m about to embark on.

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So I kinda bought this little thing….

Now, I KNOW a lot of people are against using iPads for school, but I did some research and this will do just fine. I’ll be buying a cover with a keyboard of course – anything else would just be silly – and I can’t wait to get it! I bought it online, so I think it’ll take 4-5 working day for it to get here. But once it does, I’ll definately do a review of it.

Phew, that was a loooong post! I’ll sign off now, gotta go to bed early to get up early tomorrow and bake some strawberry cupcakes as some friends are coming to celebrate me 😀

Take care!

Fingers crossed….

So… I’ve just sent my application for the next step regarding my education…

It wasn’t all that easy – first off – my computer couldn’t find the drivers for my printer/scanner.. So I had to search the web for some help and I’m proud to say that I managed to get the stuff installed! The I had to convert everything to pdf and finally I have to write a motivated application – not the easiest thing in the world. But I think I did a pretty good job in the end.

Now the waiting begins – I won’t know if I get in until July 30th – 26 days from now! I don’t know how on earth I’ll manage that… But it’s not like I have a choice, right? 😉

In other news: I suck at doing nothing! This whole summerbreak thing is just not me… I’m constantly bored – so bored that I’ve decided on a project: My apartment-makeover, yay!

Yesterday I moved the furniture around in the bedroom – we now have a lot more space, which will come in handy once I get a closet… Now, I know what you’re thinking: ‘how can you live without a closet?!?!’. Well, it’s not easy. All our shoes and clothes are stored in boxes (pretty one I might add) and it’s driving me crazy! But, as a student, money isn’t exactly something I have a lot of, so I’m saving up to buy one (hopefully soon).

Tomorrow it’s all about the kitchen – I need to get stuff organized because it’s driving me nuts! If I get it done, I’ll post some pictures to show off 😉

That’s all for now – I think it’s time to crawl into bed and listen to 50 Shades Darker on Storytel (I’ll give more info on what that is in an upcoming post)

Take care 🙂

School’s out!

Hello hello hello helloooo!

I’m sorry for the lack of posts, but I’ve been busy revising for exams…

My Danish exam went pretty well – I got a B which I’m pretty happy about. The subject I got wasn’t one that I’d revised that much on, so yay 😉

My last exam, which was psychology, was this past Tuesday. I’m been revising my butt of practically 24/7 because there was soooo much stuff!

The subject I got was culture/group psychology – again one of the subjects I really hadn’t paid that much attention to… But some of the stuff must have stuck because I got an A! I couldn’t believe it when my teacher told me, I was thrilled!

So now it’s summerbreak – Hopefully only until August 5th. I have to send in my application for the new school by Friday – only problem right now, is that I can’t find my diploma from business school and I have to send it along with my application… If I don’t find it, it’ll cost me about 120 dollars… So keep your fingers crossed 😉

I’m really bad at doing nothing – which is why I need a plan for my vacation. Something to do, you know?

So I’ve dusted off by old traininggear and it’s back to the gym! Also, I’ve decided to make some changes to my diet. I’ve always been naturally thin, but ever since starting on my pills for depression, I’ve gain a bit of weight. Now, to a lot of people this sounds completely insane, but for someone whose never had ‘extra fat’, it’s a pretty hard blow. So from now on, it’s more fruit, vegetables, fish and less red meat, chips, candy and other not so good stuff. 

I’m going to tell ya right now: It’s not gonna be easy – I suck at these kinds of things! I get childish, defiant, angry… And in the end I quit!… Sad but oh so true…

BUT! I’ve been down and unhappy about myself for way too long… I’ll be 29 in 9 days and I don’t want to start off a new year being miserable…

I really hope I can stick to it – so please bear with me if I write some ‘I hate the world’ posts…

Because I really don’t 😉

Take care!