Anyone there?

*blows cobwebs*

Seriously though, is anyone there? I mean look who showed up to their own blog party today! I genuinely did not intend to completely abandon the blog for two weeks, but abandon I did. I'm sure you were fed up of hearing me whine about my thesis (I sure was fed up of whining) ... and I'll be honest that's the only thing I would have done if I showed up to the blog within the last two weeks. I assure you I'm back for good. I missed my blog, So let me update you on the life happenings and what I've been up ...

1. Thesis - Surprise Surprise, this is the main thing I was up to. As of Saturday I completed my thesis! Its not yet handed in but its complete. I hand in tomorrow and will then take the stiffest drink of scotch in all the land. See ... I'm handing in my thesis a month before its due because my supervisor has to leave the country this week - hence the rush, hence the stress and anxiety. It's done, its over, no more thesis talk. I'm sick of it.

2. Eating - I ate more than I have this whole year in the last two weeks and in the process gained five pounds. I am an emotional eater so this really isn't that surprising. When I'm stressed, I eat. I completely abandoned my health and I ate things I shouldn't have which makes me sad. But back to healthy life today! We all stumble no point me beating myself up over it. 

3. Celebrated my mama for Mothers day with breakfast at her favourite restaurant. 
4. Had the living room of my apartment re-tiled - well the landlord had it re-done - I just had a headache and lots of dust.

5. Shared my blog with some real life folks actually living in my country - eep! Cue the self consciousness and the prayers that they don't actually read it. I kid.

6. Went to church ... and it didn't burn down. Amen. *emoji hallelujah hands*

7. Whipped out my camera that hasn't been used in months. This baby takes amazing photos and I hope I have more time to learn to actually use her now.
Peeling nail alert - Clearly one thing I wasn't doing was my nails

8. Bought a new coffee mug that I love. It reminds me of me and my girls.

My friend who just completed her masters some weeks ago told me I would be confused by all the free time I have. I mean ... I don't think I'd be confused, I'd be too busy happily scratching my bum but in case I am confused like she said I have some things I plan on doing with my free time anyway.

Things I'm looking forward to in my new found free time:
Writing
Reading
Blogging
Running, yoga, my health
Weekends of fun
Relaxation
Photography (might as well use my camera)
A plane trip that's not to Tobago


It feels so good to be back!!!!!
Happy Monday Guys!! 

32 comments:

  1. free time is the best after you've slaved away trying to finish something. i really need to get on with my camera. we spent a fortune and it sits there all lonely in its bag!

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  2. it sounds like you have been very very busy! glad to have you back :)

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  3. Congrats on being done, that's go to be a huge relief! Hope you can get some good relaxing time in now!

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  4. Welcome back!!! I love that mug too. It's perfect. lol I'm seriously thinking on picking up a new camera. Only problem is I already have one that I think is perfect for what I use it for. I just need to learn how to use it better. womp. lol

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  5. Yay, you're back!!! Congrats on being done with that horrid "t" word!! I am an emotional eater too, why does that have to be a thing?!?! Now that you have all this free time, life is going to feel so awesome and you deserve it!

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  6. Congratulations on being done with your thesis - such an accomplishment! xo, Biana -BlovedBoston

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  7. Welcome back! Glad I'm not the only one doing a disappearing act ;) you had a good excuse though, me not so much. Congrats on finishing the thesis! I want that mug for me and my girlfriend. it is perfect!

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  8. Welcome back! We missed you...Im sure you're so relieved the thesis is out of the way and you can now focus on other things....Ive been slacking big time with actually learning to use my camera and not just the auto setting. Need photography classes stat...

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  9. You have been busy! I hope you get some time to use your camera!
    Melanie @ meandmr.com

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  10. Busy lady! Glad to see you back =)

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  11. Congrats on finishing that thesis! The thesis part of my master's degree was just one of the reasons that I stopped taking classes... that and the super shitty online professors. One day I'll get motivated again.. one day....

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  12. So glad you are back!! Pour a very stiff drink! I think I would burn the church down too, good thing for you it didn't! Haha!

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  13. oh hiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii i've missed you!! glad you are back!!! congrats on finishing the thesis, that is freaking awesome and you deserve all the things ;)
    i have been eating like crapola lately too, finally buckled down today (haha yep, not even a day into it) but i'm trying to be super super good. like you said, no point beating ourselves up about it!
    and that mug is awesome. i need it ;)

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  14. Welcome back! Sounds like you have had your plate full for sure. ;-)

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  15. So, so proud of you lady friend! I need that coffee mug, the breakfast you had with your mama and your pretty camera. Even if you just scratch your bum at first, anything is probably going to be better than late nights of work, right? ;) Welcome back!!

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  16. Welcome back! Glad you finally got that pest of a thesis out of the way ;) hope you enjoy all your newfound free time!

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  17. I know we're not talking about it anymore since it's done but....congratulations on finishing your thesis!!! What a weight off your shoulders. Glad to see you back!

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  18. Congrats on completing your thesis! That is a major accomplishment!

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  19. I'm the biggest stress eater, too!! Also, that has got to be a great feeling to be DONE with your thesis.

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  21. Yay, welcome back!

    Congrats on completing your thesis.

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  22. yay for nice bloggy breaks and YAY for getting that thesis done!!! AHH!!! And that mug - my friends and I say that ALL the time!!

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  23. Yay for being done with your thesis!! So exciting! Sometimes a blogger break is necessary but we're all glad you're back - and we're still here :)

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  24. I laughed out loud at the whole going to church & not having it burn down. I'm glad you're back!!

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  25. Well girl you know that I am not one to talk about being absent from the blog world these past few weeks, but I think people get it. I mean I don't know how you're even juggling writing a thesis at all. But I'm so proud of you for getting it done! Also, the anxiety of revealing your blog to real life people is reaaallll. I'm sure they'll love TKT regardless though :)

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  26. Congratulations on completing your thesis! I know how overwhelming the entire process can be...Wishing you continued success along your journey :)

    Happy Tuesday, Kay
    www.lovecompassionatelee.com/thinkoutloud

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    1. Thank you so much. It was indeed a struggle but thankfully I came out on the other side :)

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  27. Welcome back! I'm happy the church didn't burn down :)

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  28. #6 cracked me up--I'm glad I wasn't drinking anything when I read it, because I would have spewed it all over my computer screen!haha Congrats on finishing your thesis! I know what a relief it is when you finish finish school, and you're like "seriously, no more classes?!"

    Tif
    www.brightonabudget.com

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  29. Welcome back!!!

    ~Ashley @ A Cute Angle
    acutelifestyle.blogspot.com

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  30. I talked to an IRL friend on Sunday who said she found my blog and spent her lunch time reading my old posts. I was just stunned.
    I don't think I'll ever get used to the fact that when I write, people read.

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  31. Welcome back!!! And I remember what it was like handing in huge projects/final work!! Enjoy that scotch!!

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