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And I’m Set

So, just as I predicted, I spent yesterday virtually packing on Polyvore.  This is what I’ve come up with so far, except that white sweater with the zippers, I have it in a dark green, not white.

Long Weekend Away
Now, I just need to actually wash said articles of clothing and put them in a suitcase.
Yesterday was abs and shoulders day, and I hate that day because my shoulders are by far the weakest area of my body.  Phase two starts on Monday, get excited everyone!  Once I got home from work the majority of my evening was occupied by shoveling dinner in my face as fast as possible, some wine, and my favorite night of television; Vampire Diaries, Greys, and Private Practice.  I was also trying to decide if I need a new pair of riding boots in my life.  I still haven’t decided if I should pull the trigger and spend way too much money.  We’ll see what happens.
I really have no plans for the weekend, which as of lately isn’t shocking I know, but I don’t want to sit inside doing completely nothing.  Maybe I’ll figure something out, if not it will probably include a lot of Redbox again.  Oh well.  Happy Friday!

My New Way to Pack

In exactly one week, I’ll be heading out to the Mid-West for a long 4 day weekend with my boo.  That means, I should probably start packing this weekend.  Or at least do my laundry, so that all my clothes are clean to pack.  With the first three days of weather looking like this;

I’ll probably be packing my warmest sweaters, and giant puffy North Face jacket that Darren wants to burn when I’m not paying attention.  I’m a visual packer though, so I need to see what my outfits will look like once put together, or I end up bringing 15 pairs of shoes, 7 pairs of pants, and 37 tops, for four days.  I need to make sure I won’t hate it when I pull it out of my suitcase.  Luckily for me, I discovered I can pull into Polyvore actual clothing items that I own, and make up outfits.  I have two put together so far, and I for-see a lot more outfit creations in my future.

For example, here’s what I’ve picked out for our dinner and a movie date to celebrate Valentine’s Day.

No, my actual black booties are not Loubs, but you get the idea

That peach blouse may get switched with a newly acquired purple silk blouse, but we’ll see.  Ok, I’ll probably pack both, who are we kidding.  And, if  there happens to be snow in the forecast, this outfit will do nicely for schlepping around outdoors looking at houses.

I suspect this will help me with my over packing problem immensely, and it’s kind of fun!  Anyway, moving on.  After taking last week off to recover from my muscle injury in my back, I hopped right back into week 4 of Phase 1 this week.  You would think my muscles would remember the workouts after only a week off, but no, I am just as sore as I was in the beginning.  Especially in the chest area, why do push-ups never get easier?  I’m excited to start Phase 2 next week, but my lady friends who just started Phase 3 are kind of scaring the crap out of me.  Their workouts sound awful.

Alright, I’m off to go look at houses online, and create more outfits on Polyvore!  Happy Thursday!