i’m sick and it’s not fair

I’m finally getting over a cold after being on the last day of it for the last … two-ish weeks.  I would’ve written this sooner but I was so damn exhausted from expelling phlegm from my body.  Attractive, right?

I don’t understand how I got sick in the first place.  I mean, I do, since my coworker was sick and we talk to each other multiple times throughout the day.  But still!  I wash my hands constantly, I drink tons of water, I eat fairly healthy, I disinfect my own desk!  I even diffuse “germ-fighting” essential oils at work because let’s be real: so many people cooped up in an office all day without any fresh air entering the building = gross city.

So, long story short, I got sick.  For probably the third or fourth time already THIS YEAR.

as if

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Gym Clothes and Succulents

I woke up early this morning for the sole purpose of working out before work.  Mind you, I only had my alarm set for half an hour earlier and finally dragged myself out of bed about 15 minutes earlier than I normally do.  BUT I still did it, and I feel pretty damn good about it.  Will I continue to do it in the future?  Who knows.  Did I only do it because I was in a FitBit challenge?  Could be.  Did I do it so I could justify eating a huge omelette for breakfast?  ENOUGH WITH THE QUESTIONS!

In the midst of my hardcore workout of walking dreamily on the treadmill, I started thinking how everyone else in the fitness center seems to have what I refer to as “adult” gym clothes.  You know – the fitted Under Armour shirts and the fun-patterned pants, all color coordinated together in a put-together gym outfit.  Is this gym etiquette now?  Do I have to buy clothes specifically for working out?  I can barely dress myself for day-to-day wear, much less purchase and coordinate an outfit in which I will sweat profusely.

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