Hey ya’all! I hope that you had a wonderful week! My week was full of ups and downs – a lot like a roller coaster. I had some of the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. But it was a great week to say the least. I was able to finish a lot of things that were on my to-do list (which was A LOT of things). I am so happy that it is the weekend. Even though I won’t really be spending it doing anything too exciting I am going to allow myself to get some much needed rest and relaxation.
Any who, if you are new here, welcome to Flashback Friday’s where I write about how my week was. It is just a fun writing activity I do to share with my readers what is going on in my life. I hope you enjoy it!
Since I had the flu at the beginning of last month I had so much to catch up on the last couple weeks of the month. I had papers to write, homework to do, chapters to read and exams + quizzes to take. Last weekend I spent so much time on school work that once I was done catching up I just had to sit there and listen to music.
My brain had so many concepts and information floating around in it I had to take a bit of a “brain break.” My favorite way to do that is to either listen to classical music, visit ccoffitivity.com or listen to Focus at will.
I have more exams in a couple of weeks so my brain and eyes really needed that break so that I can prepare for what is next. I can’t wait for Spring Break because I am actually taking a break and possibly doing something fun.
side note: One of my papers that I wrote was about working memory. I read an article and wrote a reaction paper on the effects of daytime naps on working memory performance. The subjects in the study that took daytime naps that led to REM-sleep did significantly better on working memory tasks. So next time you are debating on whether or not you should take that nap – just know that it may be helping you in more ways than you know.
Work has been going all right. I really do like my job and I can’t believe I will make a year there this April. It seems like it has only been a couple of months since I started. I was supposed to be looking for another job that can offer me more hours, however, with school it just is not going to work in that manner and I am working super hard on my freelance writing to bring in an income to makeup the hours of work (aka $$) that I am missing since I go to school on certain days that I used to work on.
Speaking for Freelance Writing (and blogging) – I am making a nice amount of money on the side doing something that I enjoy doing. I could be making more, however, because of me being sick for a week and having to play catch up – I wasn’t able to make as much as I wanted to last month but I am really excited about what is happening for me and my side hustling. I’m thinking about sharing my side income here on the blog perhaps in the next couple of months – not sure just yet.
Goodness! The main issue that has really been a problem lately is my car. Things just keep going wrong with it and there has been a lot of time and money going into it. It can be so frustrating. I am blessed to have a family member that can do most of the repairs I have needed recently but you really don’t realize how much you rely on your car until it decides it doesn’t want to behave for you. I am hoping after this week it decides to shape up lol.
The other problem I have been having is not getting enough sleep. I am super tired all the time, however, I just have been having such a difficult time falling asleep or staying asleep. And of course there are those nights I had to stay up a little later because I wanted to get a project done for school – but other than that sleep keeps running in the opposite direction. I hoping that this month I can get my sleep schedule back on track!
I haven’t had a lot of time to work on blogging as I would like to since school is one of my main priorities at the moment. Even though I haven’t really posted much here, I have been working behind the scenes with Kristina on our new project. If you don’t follow me on Twitter you may have missed my little announcement but you are invited to check out our newly launched blog.
2bigheffas.com is a blog about our weight loss journey. It’s about a serious issue but from our funny and sarcastic point-of-view. We wanted to hold ourselves accountable and share our experiences with others because we know we aren’t alone in this journey. We hope you join us!
How was your week? Anything special planned for the weekend? Let me know in the comments.
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