For some reason I had difficulty writing this Taking Stock post. Either my life is at the same place it was last month or nothing exciting has happened this month. I might also be a little stressed and trying to work on too many things at once
Making : an effort to accept more challenges this month than sitting in a corner and thinking too much about what could go wrong
Cooking : pretty edible mashed potatoes and Kienyeji. When I say pretty edible, I mean 7 star hotel material. I might also be exaggerating
Drinking : less water than I vowed to do in my last post. Will try and take more and see if I will stop looking like a panda. I have dark circles around my eyes.
Reading: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. I am loving the first 1/36th of the book. It has some beautiful insights for bloggers and the youth in general.
Wanting: To be showered with presents come my birthday come Friday. That’s what I want but that’s not what will happen.
Looking: for a pet to keep and not tell my mother
Playing: Hello by Adele every chance I get and also the album Chaos and the calm by James Bay.
Deciding: to take up more challenges and put myself out there more
Wishing: That I was a less shy and clumsy
Enjoying: the serenity of my neighbourhood now that the loud neighbours moved
Waiting: to turn 23 and see what my 23rd year on earth has in store for me
Liking: the new advice I have been getting from other people about how to go about blogging and social media
Wondering: why Adele keeps winning
Loving: My new Bata Ngomas, they are comfy and just fit me perfectly. Please do not judge
Considering: travelling more and seeing our beautiful Kenya
Buying: Nothing because I am what you would call ‘money poor’
Watching: The fashion bloggers on E! No, I am not a fashion blogger but they have a lot of insights on travel, fashion, beauty, blogging and social media
Hoping: Still hoping that everything will fall in place by end of year
Marvelling: How much time I take procrastinating and being left with the option of working at 3am because I squandered all my daytime doing a lot of nothing.
Cringing: at the amount of mud present between our house and the bus stage
Needing: to start eating healthy and stop with this chips and eggs nonsense. My cheeks are bouncing at a very alarming rate and they make my face look funny when I walk.
Questioning: Why 15 year olds in Kenya seem to be having more fun me.
Smelling: wet soil. Some people love it but it just cuts off my air supply. I hate it!!
Wearing: very tight jeans because I have added like 2 kilograms or more.
Following: Nobody because I am my own boss and I don’t need anybody else. This is a lie; I am following a lot of people on social media. In real life, I just follow a wild cat that comes home regularly. I want to see where it calls ‘home’
Noticing: That my hair needs a lot of attention or scissors. I will try attention this time. I did the scissors thing on December 2013 and 2014 was not a good year hair-wise.
Knowing: That I will need to cut the number of TV shows I watch so that I can do some more productive things
Thinking: why did I have a dream about me walking from Wajir to Machakos. If you know why I would have such a dream, leave a comment.
Admiring: the beauty that Kenya has to offer. I have been looking up places to visit when I come across money and Kenya is beautiful, really beautiful.
Sorting: out my timetable so that I can do all I need to do workwise when there is still light outside.
Getting: anxious about my little brother’s future. I want him to succeed more than the rest of us
Bookmarking: a lot of blogs and silly YouTube channels. You can share what blogs you read and youtube channels you follow on the comment section below.
Coveting: how graciously people walk in heels. I wish I could do so but I have me some Bata Ngomas that keep me comfortable.
Disliking: the fact that my little brother has gone back to school and now all the house chores are mine. How long does it take before someone dies of fatigue?
Opening: the fridge door too many times and coming up with the same conclusion, there is no ready to eat meal in that fridge and I refuse to cook.
Giggling: at everything, literally everything. Yesterday someone on the news said that he was hit on the neck with a hammer by some hooligans and I laughed. Why would someone hit another person with a hammer on the neck? I am sorry for laughing at this
Feeling: a little heavy. Like I said above I need to lose 2kg to 10kgs or even more.
Snacking: on lemons and salt. I am behaving like a pregnant woman with weird cravings
Helping: Nobody at the moment. It’s so sad.