Self-discovery Q&A part 2.

When you are old, what do you think children will ask you to tell stories about?

my travel adventures

What animal would be cutest if scaled down to the size of a cat?

tiger — baby tiger cubs are the sweetest and should always stay that small

When did something start out badly for you, but in the end was great?

undergraduate career at IU

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HIGHLIGHTS of 21.

A compilation of my favorite moment(s) from each month of being 21.
JULY
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Celebrating my 21st with some of my favorite people at Oliver Winery.

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400 FEST at the track.

AUGUST
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Panama City Beach vaca with my sistas 🙂

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Warren Dunes, MI.

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Bruno Mars concert in Indy.

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Starting senior year at IU with Katie!!

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being a nanny.

As many of you know, I am a nanny. I am watching for 4 families this summer and am so lucky to be a part of these kids’ lives. Here are some things that I’ve learned throughout my time as a nanny/babysitter over the past 10 years.

  • Chasing a 1.5 year old around for 7+ hours does count as exercise.
  • Don’t wear your favorite clothes when you are watching babies that are still being bottle-fed.
  • Sometimes the kids get sassy/throw tantrums, and you have to discipline them.
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5 & 5

5 things to do more often
  1. listen to the Discover playlists on Spotify to explore new artists/songs
  2. dance as I’m getting ready for the day — removes any anxiousness or tension I’m feeling
  3. say “YES” to invitations
  4. hot yoga — very challenging at times (especially when I’m sore), but very rewarding
  5. prioritize sleep
5 things to do less often
  1. compare myself to others
  2. worry about things I cannot control
  3. drink tea past 7pm
  4. only sticking to romance, fiction novels
  5. having so many expectations for my life and how it should be

LET’S –> E A T.

So pumped for my move to Chicago this fall! I cannot wait to start exploring all of the theaters, parks, art exhibits, fitness studios, and eateries! In April, I began to make a list of all of the new restaurants I’ve tried (along with what I ordered, a ranking of the place, and its location) and am going to make it a goal to try out a new spot at least once a week. Below is my list so far and the additional restaurants that I definitely want to visit!

Places I’ve tried:

Ēma:

74 W Illinois St, Chicago, IL 60654

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Toro:

2546 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614

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My Go-To Snacks.

A friend recently asked me what my go-to healthy snacks are. Here is a list of my favorites that I shared! Comment below if you would like me to write more health & fitness-related posts!

Quest Protein Bars
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lots of protein, low sugar, low carb!

Kind Breakfast Bars
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Great for breaky too!

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