Happy Friday! How was your week? Personally I had a great week so I hope you did too. Have a wonderful day 🙂
I’ve been reading blogs for a while and most people share some things they’ve been loving on Fridays to end the week. When I had my moment of inspiration on Wednesday, I wrote down favorites post on my list of blog ideas. Now why it took my so long to put together sharing a weekly post is beyond me. But I decided to start sharing my weekly obsessions with you all. Please let me know what your thoughts are in the comments.
Dark Matter by Blake Crouch
I finished this book Wednesday night and loved it! I hated ever time I would have to stop reading since the story sucked me in and had me trying to figure out what would happen. My library had a sticker on it to signal it’s science fiction. While this is true due to some out there physics (which is kept at a minimum and explained well!), it’s definitely a thriller in my opinion.
Jason Dessen is a physics professor living in Chicago with his wife and their son. One day he gets taken and wakes up in a different world where he is single and has won a prestigious award for his scientific research. He wants to get back to his family and life he has grown to love. The entire time he is trying to figure out what happened was really intriguing. While I’m an engineer, I actually hate physics and struggled my way through it both in high school and college. Personally I didn’t find the science portion of the book to take away from the story and thought Blake Crouch incorporated it in a way that lets the reader understand it without needing a PhD.
I’m pretty sure I forget how good oranges are when it’s not peak season. For whatever reason, I thought about them last week and picked a few up at the grocery store. When I bit into it on Tuesday, I was reminded why they are so delicious. I ate it way to quickly but I couldn’t help myself since it was so juicy and flavorful. I ended up eating one as a post run snack yesterday and it was delicious! I’ll be stocking up when I hit the store tonight for sure.
This past week, I’ve been trying to see the positive side of things and being more optimistic. By no means was I a negative person before but I’ve seen myself making this shift to a more positive mindset. It has honestly be so nice to dwell on the good more than the bad. For example. Alex’s job requires him to be at networking events a lot and when he first started, it honestly sucked. I hated being alone and feeling like I was sitting in silence the whole night. Now I look at it as a time for me to have my own personal concert while I do things around the apartment, being able to do a face mask without being teased and just having a little me time. That’s just one example but overall I’ve been loving it.
Sally Hansen Top Coat
This clear polish is a current life saver for me. Starting at the beginning on December, my nails have had gel polish on them. I love a good gel manicure but I need to give my nails (and wallet!) a break every once in a while. The past week or so, I’ve been slowly picking at the gel as it became loose from my nails. I know it’s bad but it’s weirdly satisfying. Anyways, my nails need a little TLC. I didn’t want to start covering them with polish immediately so I looked in my makeup bag and found this clear coat. I’ve been putting it on every other day or so and it helps my nails looks less destroyed from the gel. Plus this dries so fast. I painted them and within a minute it’s completely dry.
Question of the day: What’s one thing you’ve been obsessing over this week?