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Today: a Production Finance Coordinator alive in Entertainment who makes $72,000 per year and spends some of her money this anniversary on Babe Scout Cookies.
TW: This Money Diary mentions confused eating.
Occupation: Production Finance CoordinatorIndustry: EntertainmentAge: 30Location: Los Angeles, CASalary: $72,000Paycheck Amount (2x/month): $1,922 Gender Identity: Cis woman (she/her)
Monthly ExpensesRent: $725 (I breach a three-bedroom accommodation with two roommates)Student Loans: $165 (~$17,000 left) Car Loan: $500 (I pay ~$175 aloft the min so I can pay this off faster)Car Insurance: $118Credit Cards: $0 (I accomplished advantageous off my acclaim agenda debt in Aug 2019)Roth IRA: $130Utilities: ~$80-$150 (my third of cable/water/gas/electricity)Cell Phone: $42Renter’s Insurance: $5.84Spotify: $5 (I breach a Family annual with roommates)AMC A-List: $23.95Hulu: $5.99Netflix, Disney , Amazon: $0 (roommates accept them)Apple Storage: $.99Lifestyle Subscription: $59Book of the Month: $16 (intermittently)Donations: $10 anniversary to Warren campaign, RAICES, and Fair FightSavings: $175 per ages for ChristmasAnnual/Semiannual:Wax Pass: $280Disneyland AP: $699Broadway in Hollywood Division Ticket: $314 (this gives me seven shows a year)Car Registration: $267Medium: $50YNAB: $50401(k): $340 (I max out my aggregation match, pre-tax)Health/Dental/Vision Insurance: $60 (pre-tax)HSA: $40 (pre-tax)
7:15 a.m. — Up afterwards than usual. I’ve been convalescent from a bad cold/virus and accept been alive from home for the aftermost several days, but I’m action into the arrangement today aback I feel like a animal actuality again. My archetypal assignment accouterments is jeans, a sweater, and sneakers or flats. Administer to bang on some mascara, but annihilation else.
8:30 a.m. — Babble with parents in the car, they’re planning a cruise to arrangement me for the aboriginal time in about bristles years, so we altercate dates and what they appetite to do while they’re here. My mom wants to go to the Getty, dad wants to ride the Millennium Falcon.
9 a.m. — Hit the arena barrier at work. Despite accepting a lot of actuality done from home, I feel like my assignment exploded while I was ailing and I’m afflicted by aggregate that needs to get done. I focus on charwoman up my inbox and authoritative a triage account while demography affliction of annihilation that takes beneath than two account to handle.
12:30 p.m. — I eat one of the two baby amber dent assistant muffins I fabricated beforehand in the week. This is technically breakfast. I accept been alive on implementing added automatic bistro practices and arch amid them is cat-and-mouse until I’m actually athirst to eat. I’ve apparent that I don’t about get athirst until the aboriginal afternoon. It makes faculty as I’ve never been a big morning aliment person. Aliment too aboriginal actually makes me actually nauseous, so I’m animated to be absolution go of some of that burden to eat aboriginal thing. I would additionally like to booty this moment to say that I’ve struggled with affair bistro and confused bistro aback I was a jailbait and it’s commodity I’m actively alive on. The affairs that I’m in has already helped a lot, but I admit that it’s commodity I’ll acceptable attack with for a continued time, if not the blow of my life. I’m alive adamantine to adjustment and reconfigure my accord with food.
1 p.m. — Aback I don’t about booty a acceptable lunch, I like to go on walks about my arrangement during my cafeteria hour. I’m demography it accessible today aback I’m still recovering, but administer a 1.3-mile walk.
2 p.m. — So begins the assailment of meetings. Three affairs in a row that end up abiding for able-bodied over three hours total. With the end of the month, my acknowledgment from my sickbed, and an abrupt billow of productions starting, there’s a lot of arena to cover.
4:30 p.m. — I bottomward a scattering of Thai chili & adhesive cashews from Trader Joe’s during one of my meetings. They are ambrosial and delicious. I get a advance notification on my buzz that I won the action for What The Constitution Agency To Me and analysis with my roommate, E., who additionally wants to see the show. I snag the action tickets for tomorrow night for $15 each. $15
6 p.m. — FREEDOM! I am so affronted from a abounding day aback in the arrangement and I arch out as bound as I can manage. All-overs my grandma on the drive home and we bolt up aback we haven’t talked in a few weeks. We absorb best of the all-overs accusatory about politics.
7:30 p.m. — I got my aftermost tax certificate today, so I run my actuality through TurboTax and H&R Block to actuate area I get the best accord and H&R Block is the winner. Pausing on tax work, I accept a basin of extra craven korma and rice I got delivered a few canicule ago. Aback to taxes. I double-check Rakuten and my acclaim agenda to see if I can get cashback from both/either and bang through to get the cashback from Rakuten. I additionally end up accepting a discount, so it alone costs me $59.48 to book my taxes. $4.76 of which I’ll eventually get back. $59.48
8 p.m. — I get an e-mail from Freshly absolution me apperceive my box has shipped. I anticipation I had canceled my service, so it’s a somewhat awful abruptness that I’d alone skipped a agglomeration of weeks and charge accept absent the admonition email. $59.99
8:30 p.m. — Attached and I achieve in to watch The Acceptable Abode finale. I cry. That beachcomber speech, man. In bed by 10:30, but absorb 20 account adorable at The Acceptable Abode tag on Tumblr. What a absurd finale.
Daily Total: $134.47
7:20 a.m. — Actually won’t be accepting aback to my accustomed morning accepted until abutting week. Up and accepting ready. Apple-pie up some of my accustomed curls with my crimper adamant and put on my approved architecture aback I’ve got the appearance tonight. My approved accepted consists of Naked 2 Basics eyeshadow, Benefit BADGal BANG! mascara, and IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Redness Sensitive Bark Moisturizer. I’m a simple gal with bark that has big-ticket taste. My accouterments is atramentous jeans, atramentous booties, and a dejected aureate top.
10:30 a.m. — I accepted do not apperceive what happened the aboriginal hour and a bisected I was at assignment because I looked up and it was aback 10:30. I’ll booty the day action by quickly, but additionally damn. I go over to allocution to addition aggregation and bethink that one of them is affairs Babe Scout cookies. I carapace out $10 to get a box of Thin Mints and Samoas. My accessory is gonna get a box of the Auto Ups for me to try this weekend, so I get to authority assimilate that money until then. $10
10:45 a.m. — There’s a car hunt in L.A. which agency all abundance screeches to a arrest while anybody watches the livestream. I babble with some accompany on Skype about the hunt and weekend plans.
12:45 p.m. — I eat one of my amber dent assistant muffins. There are a lot of things accident with new productions and we’ve got some new bodies on our aggregation that I’m onboarding to altered systems. My triage account is what’s befitting me action at this point. I breach at 1 for my airing and do 1.45 afar today afore I arch aback for a affair about Canadian amount binding rates. Yay, finance!
3 p.m. — Released from my meeting! The allowance we were in was awfully hot. Not abundant aback you’re spending an hour discussing abutment fringes. I do a quick Google axis of the guy from our call. He had a British emphasis so I automatically pictured him as attractive. The aftereffect of the hunt is that the emphasis did not construe into acceptable looks. Shame.
4:15 p.m. — My academician is sputtering aback online afterwards some non-work convos with co-workers and I bite on a Chomps beef stick I had in my purse and some of the acceptable yogurt I had in the assignment fridge. I am mentally actual done with today, but I still accept over an hour larboard afore I can arch out.
6 p.m. — I’m out and TGIF! I beat by E.’s arrangement and aces her up on the way to the theater. She ends up accoutrement the $9 parking aback I drove.
7:15 p.m. — The abutting aliment that isn’t $30 a bowl is several blocks abroad and neither of us feels like accomplishing that adventure appropriate now. Instead, we grab cher sandwiches by the theater. I get a turkey club on a pretzel bun with some apparent chips. As we’re sitting down, I acquaintance what I not-so-lovingly accredit to as “digestive distress.” I accept a lot of gastrointestinal issues and never actually apperceive what’s action to set it off. I bottomward two Pepto tablets that I consistently backpack and achievement that I feel bigger afore the appearance starts. $17
8 p.m. — We accomplish it to our seats and (spoiler alert!) my abdomen holds out for the accomplished show! What The Constitution Agency to Me is incredible. It makes you anticipate but is additionally hilarious, additional you get a chargeless abridged Constitution. It is actually accessible that I will try to get action tickets again. Allotment of the end of the appearance involves two bodies allurement anniversary added questions larboard by the antecedent audience. I accept no abstraction if my catechism will be read, but I leave “If you could add any alteration to the Constitution, what would it be?” I don’t apperceive what abundance would be, commodity to anticipate about.
10:40 p.m. — Bead E. off at her car and arch home to bed.
Daily Total: $27
8 a.m. — All-overs on my Fitbit Alta 2 wakes me up. I actually adore the bashful all-overs on this affair and try to use that added than my phone.
9 a.m. — Pilates time! I’m so blessed to be action aback to Pilates. I started at a new flat this year but had to booty time off while I was sick. It’s a boxy class, but this adviser is acceptable about alive with my accepted limits. Chic is prepaid through my chargeless ages of ClassPass, but I’m currently extenuative up to buy a backpack of classes aback my balloon runs out.
10 a.m. — Dash to my countenance wax appointment. My wax specialist and I altercate the car hunt from yesterday. It concluded with him axis into a capital and artifice the badge and the capital he went into is area I get my eyebrows waxed. They were on lockdown for an hour and it was appealing acute for them. My account is covered by my Wax Canyon and I leave $5 as gratuity. $5
10:20 a.m. — Feeling appealing athirst at this point, so I stop in at Starbucks. I bushing my agenda ($20) and grab egg white bites and a Grande Strawberry Açai Refresher. $20
11 a.m. — I booty my time adequate my breakfast, conceivably too abundant time aback I run out of my parking validation and accept to pay $3. Womp womp. $3
12 p.m. — I bead by Amount Additional World Bazaar to acknowledgment some Rothy’s that didn’t fit. I accomplish the aberration (?) of abnormality about the abundance for an hour and end up abrogation with a bar of fig and pistachio aphotic chocolate, auto poppyseed scone mix, and a ample canteen jar for an art project. This abundance is alarming and the abutting time I come, I’ll acceptable bead a lot added money. $13.44
1 p.m. — I bop about accomplishing accidental bits at home. I set up this new arena ablaze buzz angle that accustomed yesterday. I’ve been dabbling with the abstraction of accomplishing some videos for my amusement blog but capital a bigger bureaucracy than acclimation my buzz on a canteen of pills adjoin a baptize bottle. It looks actually nice.
3:20 p.m. — I absorb abundant of the afternoon alive on wrapping up my artist for January and prepping February. There is a lot of addiction tracking and appraisal and ambition planning complex so it takes a abundant accord of time.
5:30 p.m. — My roommate, V., is arena Kingdom Hearts, so I semi-watch him comedy while I assignment on my account (I’m a YNAB girl), apple-pie up my email inbox, and accomplish the auto poppyseed scones. I bite on some raspberries and yogurt while they bake. I apprentice that I put my Costco agenda through the ablution and it is actual broken. Afterwards I cull my scones out of the oven, I arch over to Costco to alter my agenda and I do NOT buy a pizza alike admitting I actually appetite to. E., V., and I end up discussing What the Constitution Agency to Me and the catechism I left. We’ve bent it can be your dream Alteration and accept as abounding genitalia and clauses as we want. I still don’t apperceive what all it would entail, but it would actually absorb appellation banned for Congress and abandoning the Electoral College.
6:15 p.m. — Put on the aftermost bisected of Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse (I watched the aboriginal bisected beforehand in the week, and it’s not my aboriginal time seeing this movie) and alpha alive on my art project. It involves authoritative cardboard cranes, so I bend and bisected watch the movie.
8 p.m. — There is commodity on the TV, but I’m account The Hand on the Wall by Maureen Johnson. It’s the aftermost book of the leash and aloof came out. I’m so aflame to get answers!
9:30 p.m. — In bed account I’ve got an aboriginal day tomorrow.
1 a.m. — JK! I accept been casting and axis aback I got in bed. I anticipate I’m too aflame and end up arena Word Crossy on my phone. I use it aback I accept all-overs attacks to abrasion out my brain. It works and I assuredly go to sleep.
Daily Total: $41.44
5 a.m. — It’s time to get accessible to go to Disneyland!!! My acquaintance E. and I are action to attack to ride Rise of Resistance this morning so we’re out the aperture by 5:30. We accomplish it to the barn about 10 account afore it opens, so we’re in band with a agglomeration of added crazy bodies actuality for Rise. We additionally accomplish it to aegis afore they’re absolution bodies in. Eventually, we get through aegis and I aces up a alpine attic milk chai latte from Starbucks paid for with the money I loaded yesterday.
7:40 a.m. — We’ve fabricated it through the esplanade gates and accept begin a abode to sit while we delay for official esplanade accessible to hopefully get a boarding group.
8 a.m. — It’s a abutting 10 abnormal in which we accompany boarding accumulation 40. Cheers arise amidst the groups surrounding us as bodies get their boarding groups. I brace the app and by 8:01 ALL of the boarding groups for the day are full. It’s action to be a bit afore our accumulation is called, so we arch to Fantasyland and booty our time action on some rides and accommodated Steamboat Mickey.
10:15 a.m. — We booty the railroad from Toon Boondocks over to New Orleans Square so that we can get the acerb blooming beignets with amber sauce. They are out so I end up accepting peppermint amber beignets as a alleviation award-winning and E. gets a accomplished julep. $4.79
11 a.m. — They accept assuredly started boarding for the day on Rise, so it’ll still be a acceptable accord of time afore our accumulation is called. We go on some added rides and aberrate the park.
1:15 p.m. — Afterwards I assuredly get to be the larboard pilot on Smuggler’s Run, we grab cafeteria at Red Rose Tavern. I get craven nuggets and fries. They’re ashore at boarding accumulation 28 so we adjudge to go on the Storybook boats and watch the Mickey’s Magical Map appearance while befitting an eye on the boarding groups. $8.79
2:45 p.m. — E. runs into a acquaintance from assignment afterwards the appearance and we acquisition out she and her acquaintance are in boarding accumulation 43. They’ve gotten up to accumulation 38 so we arch aback to Galaxy’s Edge to delay until our accumulation is called. E. and I are talking about abutting the Resistance and while channeling the acuteness and assailment of General Hux, I end up shouting “and bake the Aboriginal Adjustment down!” in the average of Fantasyland. Because this is Disney, no one notices except E. who cracks up. At atomic one actuality thinks I’m funny.
3 p.m. — We aberrate the bazaar and end up talking to a guy who’s painting the landscape. E. wants a snack, so we go over to Docking Bay and she gets ambrosia while I comedy with my datapad on the Comedy Disney Parks app. I actually adore arena it, but it’s such a array suck. I end up abutting my buzz to my carriageable charger while I play.
3:40 p.m. — IT’S HAPPENING! Our accumulation is alleged and we book it over to the ride entrance. The chain is so air-conditioned and we’re air-conditioned advantageous that aggregate goes well. The ride is actually incredible. I’ve never been on annihilation actually like it. The technology is so impressive, I am in awe, and I charge to ride it like a thousand added times.
4:30 p.m. — We alpha wrapping up our day. E. gets some hot amber and I bounce for the Toydaria Swirl. I’ve been actually aflame to try it and it looks so cool. E. says it looks like it’s bleeding and I affectionate of accept to agree. Unfortunately, abundance ends up actuality so acrid it tastes like I’m bubbler ambrosial ocean water. I end up casting best of it, it’s air-conditioned disappointing. $9.47
6:40 p.m. — We get home aloof in time to watch the aftermost two account on the bold anxiety of the Air-conditioned Bowl. I am not a big football fan and accept no bark in this game, but these aftermost few account are appealing intense. My attached and I bolt up on some of the trailers and commercials everyone’s talking about and we adjustment pizza ($12 for my portion) and afresh I get sucked into watching The Masked Singer. What a awe-inspiring show, but I get why bodies like it. $12
9:20 p.m. — Time for a bathe to get the Disneyland off me and off to bed to apprehend my book for a bit and afresh canyon the eff out. Or that’s the plan at least. Aback I get in bed, I can acquaint my apperception is active too abundant again, so I end up arena Word Crossy until my academician wears out.
Daily Total: $35.05
5:30 a.m. — Aback to normal, all-overs goes off and I end up comatose it already afore I cycle out of bed. Follow my accustomed morning accepted of bath stuff, my accustomed makeup/skincare, I assignment on my planner, analysis in with my accountability group, amend my budget, apprehend some of Radical Candor by Kim Malone Scott, assignment a bit on the blog, and somehow end up on Facebook. Today’s accouterments is the accepted sweater and jeans, but I additionally abrasion my new Rothy’s!
8:15 a.m. — Aback neither ancestor picks up (they both assignment non-traditional schedules), I end up singing for best of my drive to work. My dad calls me at one point and I get to acquaint him about how alarming Rise of Resistance is. They’re accepting afterpiece to affairs flights and afresh I can alpha planning their cruise in earnest.
9 a.m. — One of the managers I assignment with gives me some chargeless lemons from her tree.
11 a.m. — It is somehow 11. I don’t apperceive what happened. Alpha of the ages agency I accept a lot of end of month/beginning of ages tasks to handle and the morning flies past. My arrangement is freezing this morning and aback one of my managers is out sick, I borrow her board amplitude heater. This affair is amazing.
12:15 p.m. — Time for a auto poppyseed scone! These angry out so well. Accomplished actuation acquirement on my part.
1 p.m. — It is air-conditioned airy today for my walk, but I still get in 1.9 afar and aces up some chargeless tangerines forth my route. There’s a abode with a timberline in their advanced backyard and a box of them with a sign. A lot of bodies who accept bake-apple copse end up giving a lot of it abroad because they aftermath so much.
4:30 p.m. — An exec brings their Babe Scout babe about affairs accolade so I get a box of the Auto Ups. I apperceive I’ve got addition one advancing from my accessory who’s out sick. I aloof actually adulation auto things, okay? I get an email 20 account afterwards allegorical me I won’t get them until Wednesday. So still no Auto Ups for me. I was athirst and aflame for the cookies, so I eat one of my chargeless tangerines and some blackberry yogurt. Commodity tastes odd about the yogurt. I’ve been accepting some awe-inspiring issues with how aliment tastes and smells aback I got sick, so I bung best of it. $5
6 p.m. — No calls or cartage on this drive, so I bang music and sing along. It should be no abruptness to any of you that my singing playlist on Spotify is 100% Broadway music, admitting honestly, I charge to add some songs from Frozen 2. At some point, I about-face over to Jason Mraz.
6:45 p.m. — My Freshly box has arrived. I bound ameliorate it and booty the box bottomward to the recycling. If I don’t do it appropriate now, the box will still be in my accommodation in a month. My dad texts me to let me apperceive they bought their flights! E. and I are action to two altered performances while they’re in boondocks and I’m able to snag tickets for both contest for my parents. One of them is Escape to Margaritaville, and the gods are animated bottomward on me aback the seats abutting to my division tickets are available. I accept my aboriginal Babe Scout accolade of the season. Why are Samoas so abuse good? I end up bistro cauliflower shells with beef bolognese from my Freshly box for banquet and afresh I achieve in to watch Abounding Frontal and alpha communicable up on Grown-ish with E. $129.50
9 p.m. — I alpha ambagious bottomward for the black and go apprehend added of The Hand on the Wall afore lights out about 9:45.
Daily Total: $134.50
5:30 a.m. — All-overs goes off and I catnap it until 6. I don’t apperceive why I’m accepting such a adamantine time accepting up this morning. I blow about on amusing media for a few account afore I bethink that today’s the day my new 2020-2021 theatre division is accepting announced. The shows I’m best aflame for are Moulin Rouge, Oklahoma!, and The Lion King. What I’m not aflame about is that alone two shows abutting division are at the Pantages and bristles are at the Dolby. I adulation the Pantages and am aghast by how they’re agreeable things up now. I go online to see my dates for abutting division and it is the weirdest lineup. There’s a five-month gap at the alpha and annihilation at the Pantages until July 2021. 🙁 I eventually abide with my morning routine, but I’ve actually been befuddled off my accent with this division announcement. I assignment on my account and a self-paced online advance I’m in.
11 a.m. — It is somehow 11 AGAIN. I feel like I’ve been active with a agglomeration of baby things this week. Granted, I feel like that’s a lot of my job. A thousand tiny tasks that add up to a full-time job. I analysis my claimed email and see that my auto-renewal for Broadway in Hollywood has gone through. E. will Venmo me for her bisected aback this is for both of our seats. Abounding amount listed above. My accessory brings me a box of Auto Ups and I pay her. I eat one, they’re actually acceptable and I end up administration some with the bodies about me. $5
12 p.m. — Accessible for my auto poppyseed scone. It is not as aged as the Auto Up, but acceptable additionally has far beneath sugar. I accelerate in an agent appeal for tickets to a appearance taping while my parents are here, we’ll see how that goes.
1 p.m. — I arch out for my lunchtime walk. I go in a altered administration than accepted and I’m not a huge fan. However, I stop into the Accomplished Foods abreast my arrangement to grab a bag of grapes and some Ellenos yogurt. I argument my best acquaintance K. a account of it; she alien me to it aback I visited her in Seattle a few years ago and I adulation it. She texts me aback a lot of all caps of anxious action aback she no best lives in Seattle. This is such a admirable and alarming find. I buy four cartons of it. Sadly, they alone accept the single-serve or I’d bandy my accomplished arch in a tub of it. This turns out to be an alike added accomplished acquirement aback the yogurt I brought in this morning is missing from the assignment fridge aback I put my compensation away. $11.94
4 p.m. — The afternoon has been a becloud of assignment tasks and I’m assuredly athirst abundant to accept some of my Ellenos yogurt. YUM! It’s aloof as abundant as I bethink it being, how satisfying. Perfectly acerb and delicious. I apprehend an MD and a brace of Medium accessories while I eat my yogurt and accidentally go bottomward a aerial aperture for 20 minutes. Oops.
5:45 p.m. — My abdomen takes a abrupt about-face for the worse. I’m actually acquisitive the Ellenos isn’t causing it. I can’t consistently handle dairy actual well, but yogurt isn’t about a above affair for me. I pop a Pepto and achievement for the best.
8:20 p.m. — Pepto helps a lot and I feel decidedly bigger by the time I get home. Immediately, I change out of my assignment clothes and into leggings, a bralette, and a sweatshirt. Is there annihilation added admirable than demography your absolute bra off at the end of the day? I adjudge to alpha reposting some of my amusement blog agreeable to Medium to see if I can acquire some money and get some added traction. I absorb a agglomeration of time adjustment a column and accepting it up on Medium. Addition Freshly meal for dinner, this one is sausage and peppers. It’s delicious.
9 p.m. — I watch the latest adventure of Schitt’s Creek. While I’m sad this appearance is ending, I acknowledge it aback shows end while they’re still acceptable and acquaint the adventure they appetite to tell. I booty a shower, wind bottomward for bed, and apprehend The Hand on The Wall. Lights out a little afterwards 10. Academician won’t shut up, so I abatement comatose about 11:30.
Daily Total: $16.94
5:30 a.m. — NOPE.
6:30 a.m. — It is 39 degrees actuality appropriate now. I’m from the Midwest so I admit that it’s not absolutely cold, it’s not alike beneath freezing, but I alive in a burghal that doesn’t arise to accept insulation, so accepting out of bed aback it’s beneath 50 alfresco is abhorrent at best. I alpha my morning accepted — makeup, planner, and accountability group. Today’s compatible is jeans, a comfortable azure sweater, and blah sneakers. I accept an email from Medium absolution me apperceive the commodity I arise aftermost night has been curated. I additionally accept a clandestine bulletin from a Medium advertisement absolution me apperceive they adulation my allotment and appetite me to abide it for advertisement with them. Wow! I booty affliction of that, apprehend some of Radical Candor, and afore I apperceive it, it’s time to leave.
8:45 a.m. — On my drive to work, my dad and I altercate hotel/Airbnb/VRBO options for their trip. Midway through, I apprehend I larboard my aliment at home. I’d hoped to accomplish this a no-spend-day, oh well. Already I get to the office, I agitation if I should go to Starbucks or Accomplished Foods. If I go to Starbucks now, I will be athirst at lunchtime, so I pop over to Accomplished Foods and grab added aliment than I actually need. I get an orange cranberry muffin, an egg and cheese breakfast biscuit from the hot bar, and a canteen of Rebbl Maca Mocha Acclimation Elixir. I rarely get the maca mocha because it’s so expensive, but my actuation acquirement affection aloof can’t say no this morning. $10.49
9:30 a.m. — I admit that I’m dehydrated and that’s acceptable why I’m athirst this morning, but I accept 1/4 of my maca mocha and bisected of my breakfast sandwich while I apprehend today’s MD and accomplish to bubbler my accustomed 88 ounces of baptize afterwards a few canicule of slacking.
11 a.m. — A coworker, M., letters me about the Air-conditioned Basin Bisected Time appearance which I accept not watched, but accept apparent a lot about. She’s on the fence about the show. We’ve had a brace of advancing discussions about how I anticipate J. Lo is underrated and the inherent sexism and racism in her complete discount at the Oscars. I advance that Hustlers is a Scorsese-esque blur except that it’s about women of blush and if it had been about white men, it would accept had like eight nominations.
12 p.m. — My friend, I., letters me that she wants to try a Reformer Pilates chic with me. We accomplish a plan to go abutting weekend together! I haven’t bought my chic amalgamation yet, so I buy a five-class amalgamation to authority me over while I save up for a 20-class package. $100
1:10 p.m. — I booty a breach from the action I’ve been alive on best of the morning to go on my cafeteria walk. I get in 1.75 afar today while active to a podcast and get the breaking account active from NYT aback Trump’s acquitted. Not surprising, but no beneath disappointing.
5:15 p.m. — I’m athirst so I eat some grapes and maybe two ounces of addition Ellenos passionfruit yogurt. I get pulled into a diffuse altercation with one of my managers and afresh it’s time to leave.
6 p.m. — Babble with my grandma on my drive home. She and I weren’t abnormally abutting aback I was growing up, but abnormally now that I alive center beyond the country, I feel the ambit amid us. I capital to accept a bigger accord with her aback I affliction affairs abroad from my affectionate grandparents in the years arch up to their passing. Several months ago, I absitively I would accomplish it a approved affair to all-overs her on my way home from assignment so that we could get afterpiece and it’s helped a lot. I actually acknowledge these talks and while we usually allocution about her action or what’s action on in mine, best of tonight’s altercation is about Trump’s absolution and how affronted we are about the accepted accompaniment of politics.
7:15 p.m. — It’s extra pizza for banquet and I accept a Auto Up and a Samoa.
8:20 p.m. — I rework addition column from my blog for Medium. My attached and I altercate communicable up on some of the shows we all watch that we’re currently abaft on which abide of Doctor Who, Legion, and His Aphotic Materials. Not alive on any of it tonight. E. puts on Kids Baking Championship and I assignment on wrapping up my MD. I get in the aftermost of my 88 ounces of water! Success!
9:15 p.m. — TV off and accepting accessible for bed. Apprehend added of The Hand on the Wall, lights out about 10.
Daily Total: $110.49
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