Monthly Archives: July 2014

Living Life and Loving It

Okay, so last blog post that I had definitely talked about how hectic my life was and, well, it still is, however, I’m feeling great! Let me tell you why!

So, about a week ago I decided to start this new organic superfood product and have been working out and sticking to a diet (although not as strict as like the Atkins Diet). Well, what do you know? A week later and I lost 2 inches on my waist and 6.6 pounds!!!!!!!!!!! I couldn’t have been happier with the results and continuing my goal for sub 200 and eventually sub 190. I feel as though a perfect weight would be like 185, but I’m not sure about that yet. As long as I can keep under 200, though, I will be fine and I am happy about that.

On top of that, my Eminem and Rihanna concert draws ever closer and I am super excited to be in Detroit for that. I decided to not travel by ferry anymore because it is WAAAYYY to expensive and honestly takes the same amount of time as if I just decided to roadtrip so that is what I am planning on doing. It is literally a month a way and I just want to go see it now so bad!!!

A third positive thing is that I met with my graphic designer and we discussed the cover for my second novel. I still don’t have a name for the book, yet, but I have a great cover planned out I feel. My graphic designer said it should be done by mid august so that means I’ll probably have a cover reveal come September sometime. I am excited that everything is going according to plan there, although, I may not have the finances to publish the second book. I think I have an idea of how I am going to make it work.

A fourth positive thing is that I am feeling an itch to get out there and start writing the third novel in the series. Everything is plotted, so that’s good. But, I am a firm believer in that I cannot force myself to write, it has to come naturally and when I am willing to write. So, now that I am in my writing mood again I am going to try to bust out my usual one chapter per day and, if I keep at it, I’ll be done in 3 1/2 months! (Yeah, it’s gonna be one big book, let me tell yah.) No, I probably won’t have the motivation to keep it up that long, but a goal for me is to finish a first draft by the end of the year! I have to take advantage of summer while I have it.

My job is going great and I just feel as though everything in life is going well. Maybe it’s this superfood that I’ve been ingesting but I just feel clearer and better which is good. I don’t get as tired and when I am active I am more active I feel. Overall, just living life and loving it. Expect more blog posts from me from now on!!! 🙂

My Life at the Moment…

It has been a LONG time since I’ve had a blog post. That is not good. It is something I am going to have to keep more on top of, but I want to explain why it’s been so long since I’ve had one, even though I’ve had a bunch of potential blogging ideas.

The busyness of life has gotten to me. I feel as though I am overwhelmed with all of the things that are occuring in my life right now. Let me tell you about them:

(1) Book 2 edits just got done and am patiently awaiting to see the reviews back from the editor. During this time I haven’t been getting done as much stuff on Book #3 as I would have hoped (in fact, nothing at all) So, I really need to start doing that. But, the things that eat up my time in this realm is reading other people’s works on Wattpad and being an active community member there and also writing short stories that will eventually be it’s own novel when I add them all together.

(2) School. Summer school has been really rough. I am taking 9 credits over summer and that is really really difficult. 6 of those credits have been all of June and so in July now I only have one course, so it should ease up a little but i constantly have homework in that course. I need to do well in those courses so that it can increase my ability to get a job at the end of college. That is my ultimate goal.

(3) A new career opportunity that allows me to get people in shape, keep me in shape, and get paid while doing it. It is a cleansing system that is so effective. I am only on day three but can already feel the positive benefits from it. The thing is, is that I don’t have time to recruit a lot of people because I’m so busy and I have so many other things going on, so I’m not exactly sure what to do about it.

(4) I’ve been out in the dating sphere in the last couple of months and that always takes up time and money.

(5) Finally I started a new job in June. This past month, since some people have either gotten fired or quit, they have increased my “part-time” status to “full-time” and that has been the main thing that has been killing me. It messes up my workout schedule (which, btw, is another thing that takes up time, but I have to stay in shape!) and it messes up all my other schedules including my sleep schedule because I am now napping at random times during the day.

(6) The rigors of every day life. I mean, is it fair that I am CONSTANTLY working on something? I don’t think so, and that is another large issue for me. I want to be social and hang out with people at the beach, or maybe just chill and watch netflix one day, but I feel as though I can’t because of all the other extra-curriculars I am involved in. It’s actually really stressful. I think I may need to cut out a few more in order to decrease my stress, but also I think buying a academic planner will be nice. I am going to get one of those today.

So, my decision for what I’m going to do now? Well, I definitely am cutting out drinking so that my 30-day cleanse product can be more effective. Also, it will give me much much more time to do things. I am hoping by cutting out that part of my life I will be able to stay more focused and motivated on the things I like doing. I hope that that is enough to keep me relieved and if not, well, then I’m just going to have to figure out how to do manage my life even more. I am not sure what is the next thing I would cut would be, but I definitely have a few of those things in mind. I will be cutting back my work availability to not do Sundays so that I have time to blog consistently. That should help for the moment! I am going to keep you all up to date on the posts that I would have mentioned and that were somewhat mentioned in here.