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Podcast: Best of Both Worlds

Podcast: Best Laid Plans

Best Laid Plans life

Some Non-Pandemic Things

1- The last ~2 weeks have been really challenging. I am so ready for a new month. Clean slate. New season. All of the back-to-school energy. I just feel like the second half of July has felt stagnant and fretful. Turning over the calendar…

July 29, 2021
COVID19 life

One Foot In Front of the Other

I have 100% been wallowing in this new surge. I guess I just thought we were largely done. The 2021-2022 school year was a promise of normalcy (or near-normalcy). I was hoping to make friends, host and go to gatherings, and generally live like…

July 28, 2021

Well Being

4/27: Cases falling. Life appearing to reach some sort of normalcy! Things to look forward to! 7/27: MEH. I decided to take a little browse through covidactnow and see how Amelia Island is faring, since we are headed there soon: SEVERE. As in, if…

July 27, 2021
Fitness Weekend

Exercise Etc + A New Daily Page

Commenter YS mentioned Sydney Cummings yesterday and I was intrigued, so I tried out her first Summertime Fine 3.0 workout today (link below — her workouts are all FREE on YouTube; you subscribe/pay extra if you want access to a Facebook Group + monthly…

July 25, 2021

Saturday List

I am purposely keeping plans relatively light + easy. Low-Key Goals For The Day: ❏ Workout (threshold run) ❏ Take kids to skating (the one place around here where having a mask on actually helps with body temperature regulation!) ❏ Enforce kids’ reading time…

July 24, 2021

5 on a Friday: BLAH edition

1- Confessions: I have felt blah all week. I scrolled for a long time last night despite writing this post as a pep talk to myself to convince me to do otherwise! I missed yesterday’s workout and today’s is looking iffy. This is all…

July 23, 2021
Best Laid Plans Habits

Things To Do Instead of Scroll

Yesterday there was a WHOLE LOT of scrolling. It was a super busy work day (not a bad one, but full and ~10 hours of basically nonstop work, mostly patent care) and somehow that translated into me feeling completely useless upon arriving home. And…

July 21, 2021
COVID19 life Work

And the pandemic rages on . . .

Just feeling kind of down. I feel like we hit such a lovely high point this summer. A point where it felt like — in this country, specifically — the pandemic was largely behind us. When we traveled to Hawk’s Cay, it felt almost…

July 20, 2021

Plans for the Week

A detailed version for you this week because why not. WORK: I am on call, which starts tomorrow. However, this is yet another one of those blessed call weeks where I do not have to cover overnight! (Comparatively, I LOVE these call weeks!). Today…

July 19, 2021
Parenting Weekend


Fantasy Version: Sleep late Leisurely breakfast Lie around and read for hours Possibly a workout if feeling up to it Watch something on Netflix Order takeout Rest and rejuvenate from the week Reality Version Up at 7 (could be much worse!) – this was…

July 17, 2021