Favourite reason I live in Louisville
Derby is one of my favourite times of year. It's not just the Derby, it's a whole festival and goes on for weeks. But the highlight is definitely Derby and we had an amazing time - see more here. I'll be coming at you with a guide to Derby here soon if anyone has it on their bucket list!
This is a few weeks old, but just in case you haven't seen it.. Please watch it. You don't need sound. It's less than 3 minutes. First off, I am always shocked that people on the internet can be so cruel and downright rude to people, but to someone like Cassey? She's obviously not fat and she seems like one of the nicest, happiest people in the world. If you don't like someone, go away. Why do people watch videos / follow people they don't like? Why do they tell people they are fat or ugly, does it make them feel better about themselves?
Regardless, the point of this video is more important than the haters. I know we have all looked in the mirror and been mean to ourselves at one point in our lives. I am so much better than I used to be and I hardly do it at all anymore. Because honestly? If I was given the chance to jump in a machine that would change this or that - I wouldn't. I like who I am and that includes what I look like. If I can't change it by eating right and exercising - it stays the same (sorry big hips and little boobs, you are here to stay!) and that is okay by me.
In March (told you it had been awhile), I went to TJ Maxx in search of new workout clothes. I love my Lorna Jane capris, but the full length leggings fall down when I run - and my Zella leggings from the Nordstrom sale last year might as well be a cat for all the hair they attract. Anyway, I found what I was looking for in these 90 Degree by Reflex pants. They were like $16 and they fit like a glove. I am in love, and ahem.. KC is a fan as well. Seriously, obsessed with these pants. I am not a 'bright colours or patterns' on the bottom kinda girl, because they stretch out and do not look cute at all (on me!). I am also normally very very against grey pants because they show sweat in a very unfortunate way. But I have worn these several times with no issues, and since they are mainly for yoga, I'm not worried. I found them on Amazon and I will grab some more soon, because the likelihood of finding them at TJ Maxx again is quite slim.
Least favourite anything
I have been watching Grey's Anatomy from the beginning. I know it needs to be over already but I've been watching it for so long that I'm not ready to say goodbye. I won't say why I'm upset in case of spoilers, but lets just say this was me:
Meanwhile, I'm still not over Lexie. This was several seasons ago so it's not like this is a spoiler, okay?
Seriously right now.
Is this the last season? It should be. I'll have to go through and rewatch it all from the beginning soon. Sigh, young Grey.
I've learned so much from Grey's.
KC and I don't actually watch a lot of movies because we can never agree on anything, plus he only allows P&P once a year. Anyway, we recently watched Nightcrawler - really, really, really odd. But good.
I have read a lot of good books recently (and some not so great) and I will share all of them next Tuesday, but I wanted to quickly throw Unbroken out there. It's non-fiction, which is not usually my jam but the writing was wonderful. I actually listened to it, it was read by Edward Herrmann (Rory's grandpa) and he of course, did a marvelous job. I really can't do this book justice, but if World War 2 is something you are interested in or know nothing about, or if you are looking for a book to inspire, uplift and amaze you - this is it. You can buy it here - not an affiliate link, cross my heart.
Ps. You guys know how Target puts 20% stickers on all their books? I always thought 'well, gee, that's a bit weird to always have a 20% sale on books' but it's because they aren't really 20% off, they are just 20% off the price on the back of the book. Which I guess is still 20% off but that's trickery right there, and I don't appreciate it.
Two of my besties had their babies recently and I am so happy for them. Thankfully, Kate didn't steal either of my baby names so we are still besties. My other bestie welcomed her 3rd and he's just cute as a button.
Anyway, I think that's enough for now until next time! Have a great weekend everyone.