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Podcast: Best Laid Plans

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5 on a Friday: May Life Happenings Edition

1- The school is holding some big parents’ meeting today and I’m going to miss it due to a required work meeting. Though it just occurred to me that Josh might be able to go. Apparently there will be some big announcement. I’m hoping…

May 6, 2022
Habits

Podcast Listening Behavior!

Another amazing set of comments/thoughts/insights/reflections on yesterday’s post – thank you! I am sure there will be more thoughts on that topic to come. Today I have a different question, brought on by a tip Kelsey gave on the most recent Edit Your Life…

May 5, 2022
life

Diet Culture, the Patriarchy, and Real Life

I sort of feel like a hypocrite. I enjoy the podcast Maintenance Phase and love that discussions about body acceptance and diet culture are having a moment. I HATE how much time and energy pursuing culturally-determined physical ideals takes away from women. I also…

May 4, 2022
Work

Down with Work Stress

Yesterday was going swimmingly until I received a work-related email that was deflating, to say the least. I can’t really go into detail (and I know vague-blogging is HIGHLY annoying, and for that I am sorry!) but just trying to move on and act…

May 3, 2022
Best Laid Plans

BLP Ep #92: Planning Your Style with Lani Inlander

Today’s episode is a bit different – it was all inspired by listener Halston (perfect fashion name!), who posed the following set of questions: What about an episode of how to plan regarding your wardrobe. Possible topic ideas: -How to plan purchasing pieces -How to…

May 2, 2022
Goals

it’s MAY: goals & vibes

I am really looking forward to this month. I have to be careful, because I can become quickly overhyped + let down by May — not only is it usually filled with end-of-year activities, but it contains Mother’s Day, my birthday, and our wedding…

May 1, 2022
life Planners Work

5 on a Friday: Random Thoughts Edition

1- Reading rut attack: Yes, I think going for total candy books right now may be the solution! Just put the one below on my library holds list: I think I also need some kind of neck/head reading lamp for reading in the kids’…

April 29, 2022
Goals Habits life

So many great thoughts!

SO many great ideas, thoughts, and words of support (thank you, as always!) in yesterday’s comments. I definitely agree that some of my ‘complaints’ stem from unrealistic expectations vs reality, often fueled by comparison (other people’s book lists, calm and zen-sounding bedtime routines, etc).…

April 28, 2022
life

Ups & Downs

Positive Things: 1- I had a massive clinical catchup day at work and no longer feel panic when I look at my EPIC inbox. I had a light patient day which allowed me to follow up on 25+ results and finish 12 pending notes.…

April 27, 2022
life

Moving Progress Report

It has been a week, as I knew it would be. I don’t think I’ve ever been this behind at work – going straight from week off to a call week is a mistake I’ve made before and nope, it’s not a good plan.…

April 26, 2022