Rose G

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Mercury Retrograde is NO JOKE. I know people make fun of it, however, I really feel this is the time when The Universe takes all the things you may be worried about and says “challenge accepted”. Let me just say, this post is going to be more of a complaining rant – but you gonna be alright and you have been warned lol.

Anywho, I hope that you have had a wonderful week and that things haven’t gone too crazy for you. It is Friday – so enjoy this post with a glass of wine and I would highly recommend that you back up your files while you read.

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Life, Life

It seems like everything that could go wrong is just like “heyyyyyyyyyyy Rose, we are coming for ya” this week. Like what is really going on? I don’t want to really go into everything at this moment but if you follow me on Twitter or Snapchat I’m sure you have read/heard a bit of my complaining about the more personal issues that have been happening lately.

School & Work Life

With a new semester comes new responsibilities and I promised myself that this semester I would do significantly better than I did last semester. For me this includes getting homework, studying and projects done well ahead of time. Well this past week I was doing well until one evening I went to take my online quiz and the WiFi went out. I took that as a sign to go stretch, drink water, relax and so on.

Well when I came back the WiFi was still going in and out with no reliable connection. My laptop also decided that at this moment it wanted to do an update. No biggie – I like to keep my laptop updated. So I clicked on the “update and restart” button and walked away. It restarted but didn’t update. I tried a couple more times – no update. So I tried the “update and shutdown” option – still wasn’t updating. At this point I was so frustrated.

I tried one more time and it updated. This was apparently a huge update which required my laptop to restart a few times and when it finally updated and the WiFi was back on… it was 3 hours after I had planned on taking my quiz. I was beyond annoyed and once I logged back on to my computer my little sticky note was missing (luckily I was able to find it) and my background image was gone and it was defaulted to the hideous blue windows screen. Needless to say I did not do my quiz that day.

Blog Life

If you follow me on Twitter you will know that last weeks Flashback Friday’s post didn’t post. I was having technical issues and my post literally vanished. I keep searching for it and I’m just really not sure what occurred. I am just going to pout about it for one more day and move on. HA!

Aside from the post not publishing on time because of the WiFi issue I mentioned above (which seems to keep happening off and on this week) it was extremely difficult to work on blog posts the way I normally do but I was able to get enough things done that I feel semi-accomplished. I am hoping next week will be better.

One good thing that happened this week is that I was contacted by someone to collaborate with them which was super exciting for me. I look forward to sharing more about that in the future.

Currently listening to:

The 20/20 Experience – Justin Timberlake

Currently snacking on:

Smartfood Delight White Cheddar Popcorn

Alright, enough of me complaining. Mercury Retrograde isn’t that bad (I guess). And as long as I don’t dwell on the “bad” things it won’t bring about more of the same. It can be a growing and learning time as well. The overall message I have been getting lately is to back up everything and expect delays.

If you don’t really know about Mercury Retrograde or what the “big deal” is, here are some articles to help you out:


How was your week? Anything crazy happen to you? Let me know in the comments!

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