Category: Personal

Life in the Time of COVID-19 | Week 9

Hello and happy week 9! Sunday, aka Mother’s Day, had gorgeous weather so we got outside to do some work. We stained the railings on our deck’s stairwell. Those didn’t get stained with the rest of the deck last year because we had to replace the wood and by...

Life in the Time of COVID-19 | Week 8

Hello! I hope you survived week 8 gracefully. Here in Maryland, the government is working on the first phase of opening society up. That said, Austin and I have no plans of freely roaming about the world anytime soon. Additionally, the company I work for is not rushing in...

How I’m Maintaining My Inner Calm During Isolation

On the surface being stuck at home sounds relaxing, but if you’re like me you begin to feel as though you aren’t being productive enough. That inner voice telling you that you should be accomplishing so much more stomps all over the tranquillity of being home. Since being home...

Life in the Time of COVID-19 | Week 7

We’ve officially finished week 7 of Coronacation and I hope you’re all holding up well. This week I just sort of existed. I didn’t have any major goals to accomplish or projects to finish, so I just lived and relaxed a bit....

5 Healthy Habits I’m Working to Form During Isolation

I know a lot of people are having an hard time being at home in isolation but I’ve been having a pretty easy go at it and I think it all has to do with my mindset. I’m viewing this time as an oppertunity to get to do things...

Life in the Time of COVID-19 | Week 5

Week 5 has come and gone and I can say with certainty that his week has been my most tired so far. My period came, likely to be my last period ever. I haven’t spoken about it on any of my mediums yet, but I am scheduled for a...

Life in the Time of COVID-19 | Week 4

Yalllllllllll! We watched Onward last night and it was so good. It’s out on Disney+ and I highly recommend it. I might have cried just a little bit....

Life in the Time of COVID-19 | Week 3

This is the first journaling post that I’m writing in real time. As I’m typing this sentence it’s March 28th, the first day of week 3 of Coronacation. So far this morning I’ve finished season 4 of Drag Race, emptied the dish washer, and signed up for a wine...

Life in the Time of COVID-19 | Week 2

During week 2 I got cracking on breaking down my “use this shit up first” pile, which led to me meal prepping way more steel cut oats than one ever should. I never want to eat oatmeal ever again....

Life in the Time of COVID-19 | Week 1

I’ve seen several posts on social media about how we should be journalling our COVID-19 experiences since we are living through a historically significant world event so I’ve decided to create a weekly series here on my blog called Life in the Time of COVID-19 to share what I’m...

What I’ve Been Doing to Keep Busy While Stuck at Home

As bizarre as it may sound, I find myself thriving while being stuck indoors during these uncertain times. Having a great deal of control over my daily routine apparently works for me. Have I been wearing PJs all day? Yes. But, I’ve also been getting a ton done and...