I wanted to share some random thoughts today.
Random Thought 1:
I posted this picture on Instagram this past weekend. I am so guilty of comparing myself to others in all aspect of my life: work, Crossfit and yes even blogging. I think it's natural that we compare ourselves to others but remember to celebrate the accomplishments along the way and don't be hard on yourself. As I tell my son, as long you tried your best - that's all it matters. Sometimes, I need to remind myself to follow the same guidelines.
Random Thought 2:
Fall dressing is tough in Southern California (yeah..I know.. #firstworldproblems) and wearing a blanket scarf, even a sweater with a cute button up is sort of tough. I must say, I was so excited that it didn't hit 90s this past weekend and no hot weather predicted this week. Things like this lightweight sweater vest add a layer without the heat.
Random Thought 3:
I talked about my problem with having to eat on the run in this post. Thank you all for your input and ideas. Since that post, I have been packing a lunch tote full of cut up veggies with hummus, fruits, beef jerky and nuts to keep me satisfied. I did the Whole30 a few months ago and it worked really well but it requires a lot of planning. I am trying to be realistic with my busy schedule and I am following 80/20 rule. Be good most of the time and don't be so hard on yourself. I have also pretty much eliminated process food and sugars from my diet. It's working good so far, I am down 5 pounds!
Random Thought 4:
I bought these Toms Wedge Booties last year and was hoping that I would fall in love with them because everyone that has them raves how comfy they are. Unfortunately, they did not work for me and returned them. I was in Target the other day and saw that all their boots were 20% off so why not check them out. These booties looks nearly identical and it's 1/3 of the price so I took a chance on them. I wore them to work on Friday (outfit below) and they are so comfy. They are so comfortable that I went back and bought the black ones too.
I have always been a firm believer in buying good quality shoes for styles that you know will wear year after year. The funny thing is, I have another pair of boots from Target (see them in this post) and they are one of my favorite boots for walking.
Random Thought 5:
Speaking of buying things in multiple, these pants (wearing them in the mint outfit below)...I just love they fit. I also have them in white and so tempted to buy in them in navy as well.
Random Thought 6:
Every fall I buy a new pair of leggings because they always seems to fade. I guess I have been buying very cheap and low quality ones. This year, I bought a pair of ponte pants and I think I finally found the holy grail of leggings. They are thick and the seam adds a nice touch to it. I have already wash them and it didn't seem to fade.
What are some random thoughts you would like to share with me?
Forever 21 Blouse Similar
Target Mossimo Leisure Layring Vest Same
J Crew New Campbell Capris in Bi-Stretch Cotton Same
Sam Edleman Heels Similar
DVF Purse Similar
Mossimo Leisure Layering Vest Same
Loft Top Similar
Loft Seamed Ponte Pants Same
WHBM Leopard Haircalf Satchel Same on Clearance
WHBM Leather Tassel Necklace Similar
J Crew Factory Cuff Similar
BaubleBar Mason Pave Ring Same
Merona Terri Lace Up Wedge Booties Same
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