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03/19

31/3 I forgot how much I love road races |

30/3 Broad City and washing clothes |

29/3 Girls night at fancy new place |

28/3 I liked work today and went for fancy fish dinner |

27/3 Complaining before run, also dinner |

26/3 Golf course evening loop |

25/3 Hate everything day |

24/3 K&D&twins breakfast |

23/3 Sitting on that bench in the nice light, getting quiet thining time |

22/3 Walking home from 7th street as if we live in a walkable city |

21/3 Holiday PJ shopping and park run |

20/3 Talking to people from long ago in the dark at the opening |

19/3 Sneaky break to buy running shoes |

18/3 Scheming to not be here |

17/3 Mini road trip w Ang |

16/3 Lazy Leopard lunch |

15/3 Salmon and Queer Eye |

14/3 Bus driver closed door on angry lady |

13/3 First club run in forever |

12/3 New pan |

11/3 After work with dogs |

10/3 From Service Station |

9/3 Big decisions, feeling good, braai at Audrey |

8/3 DIY day and After Life |

7/3 Work breakfast? |

6/3 Back to normal |

5/3 Traffic rain chaos thought I’d never get home |

4/3 Wobbles |

3/3 Westcliff walk |

2/3 Playing with printing and garden birthday party |

1/3 Audrey morning |

 

02/19

28/2 Talking talking sweating |

27/2 Reading all the finance blogs |

26/2 Instincts at the park know when he’s coming |

25/2 After work exhaustion cry |

24/2 Park gang, and getting all the things done |

23/2 First morning out |

22/2 He took the bloody cotton wool out and it was like a microphone in my ear |

21/2 Kirsty’s home! |

20/2 All the meals brought to me |

19/2 Netflix and naps blur |

18/2 Road trip to fetch takeaways |

17/2 Nina visits |

16/2 Home alone afternoon |

15/2 Little R visits |

14/2 Surgery day – being high, feeling good and tired |

13/2 Long Clare chats in the veg aisle |

12/2 Couch day! |

11/2 Lazy load shedding Monday |

10/2 Riding my orange bike to meet R nes |

9/2 Balcony reading and supper |

8/2 Workshop, driver’s, bike, work drinks |

7/2 Fancy salmon dinner at K |

6/2 5 hour breakfast meeting |

5/2 Tuesday better than Monday |

4/2 Car sushi in the driveway during the storm |

3/2 Koppie run walk with R, Delta with N |

2/2 Home stuff |

1/2 Getting shit done |

01/19

31/1 Working at home day |

30/1 Finished and sent AC thing |

29/1 Dinner w Vaughn |

28/1 Plants home |

27/1 Long Delta walk with Dina (after name change rage) |

26/1 She seems happy and in a good place |

25/1 ENT appointment and plans |

24/1 Sad for right ear |

23/1 Meeting so many good potential colleagues |

22/1 BRT! + Girls catch up |

21/1 Jet lag hazy day |

20/1 Nice to see Pauline surprisingly |

19/1 Land, no bag, move, unpack, pizza |

18/1 Business class is the best |

17/1 Airport emotions with new family |

16/1 Last day spent driving around Cali traffic with the olds |

15/1 Getting photos, seeing Sally, car ride with tio |

14/1 Quiet work day while everyone is out |

13/1 All the greens on the long walk to the river, and the dog that followed us all the way back |

12/1 Sneaking out to the burger place in fancy clothes |

11/1 Mexican lunch with Lehito |

10/1 Couples meeting awks |

9/1 Helping with the puzzle (hiding) |

8/1 Best massage and facial ever |

7/1 Baking in the rain outside |

6/1 Stayed in and ate chocolate while everyone churched |

5/1 PJs half the day |

4/1 Armenia park with swimming dog and Quindío Coffee and all the scenery on the drive home |

3/1 Filandia lookout point in the golden light |

2/1 Sweating and headaching in bed while everyone saw hummingbirds and hiked |

1/1 Woke up without an alarm clock and then went on a small road trip |

12/18

31/12 Speeches just as I thought we were leaving |

30/12 Delirio dress (and a shower finally)|

29/12 Toe tap dance move + Karaoke Salsa mash-up |

28/12 Hours planning then hours in a Peruvian restaurant then cable car |

27/12 Fancy Italian place for lunch before dodgy airbnb |

26/12 Tears, dancing, staying late, San Antonio walks |

25/12 Everyone in yellow in the garden |

24/12 Friends laughing in kitchen, holiday feels (morning nails, shopping) |

23/12 Cake day, dad in hospital day |

22/12 Alameda market for baking and decorating |

21/12 Chorizo street food with tio |

20/12 Something frustrating I blocked out |

19/12 Dress steaming |

18/12 Cries probably |

17/12 Planning starts in earnest, makeup monster |

16/12 Ice cold beer at family lunch at Jamundi |

15/12 7am breakfast with nuns |

14/12 First mani pedi and leaving K at Lala |

13/12 Reunion at the seminary and family counselling session |

12/12 Running and sweating through airport and arriving to nobody home |

11/12 Churros in Sao Paulo |

10/12 Trevor Noah drive back, Ang milkshake, pack |

9/12 Spice shop and real talk with parents |

8/12 Drive to the Midlands |

7/12 New apartment find, Taste of Punjab |

6/12 Land, wax, ortho, work party, Spanish gathering |

5/12 Handing over leftover kitchen things to new neighbour bffs before leaving |

4/12 Presentation in fancy room, saying goodbye |

3/12 Telling telepathic stories while sweating and waiting for L to arrive |

2/12 Invited over to neighbours to make dumplings |

1/12 Last Saturday in Saudi |

11/18

30/11 Kingsway Mansions find |

29/11 Apartment leads |

28/11 Holiday planning and work |

27/11 Actual proposal writing |

26/11 Anger + rage |

25/11 Bike balancing trick and laughs |

24/11 Biking egg mayo sandwiches around to give away | Expired Bougainvillea blossom lined the staircase at 6am

23/11 Sporty sunny morning | I felt like I had something to write about/feet in public pool

22/11 Choc treats and treats | Patrick the Hadeda arrives at 6am

21/11 Looking through old pictures | I picked all the plums and made sour plum jam

20/11 Deep conversations on WhatsApp | Milk and eggs walk run

19/11 She cried and was embarrassed but it felt like everything was going to be fine | I tried not to burst wide open

18/11 Sunday to myself | Hanging from your fingers

17/11 Breezy Jeddah sunset walk | Office Saturday and street markets

16/11 Waterpolo tournament fake beer and pizza | Talking about fear and seeing the baby move inside her

15/11 Terrible cough muti high | Reading and rereading over my email

14/11 Couch movie night | To see who she has become/Thunderstorm

13/11 Laughing out loud at Shrill |

12/11 Better but not, sick day again |

11/11 Sick day |

10/11 Beach to beacon |

9/11 Scuba in the storm |

8/11 Mars bar tart party |

7/11 Squash victory |

6/11 Bachelorette rants |

5/11 Home morning work, squash night finally |

4/11 Storm day?

3/11 Lightning biking, squash, salsa, bowling |

2/11 Pancakes and Spirited Away |

1/11 Pilates lunch |

10/18

31/10 5 months |

30/10 Deep deep pool and a cold breeze |

29/10 Squash again! |

28/10 Colour drawings, feeling alive |

27/10 Salsa + fake beer by the water |

26/10 Period relief, finally |

25/10 Baking + tears + Coco |

24/10 Sad biking to get ugly bowls |

23/10 Dinner rage, followed by a short run |

22/10 Lunchtime pilates, sads at concert |

21/10 New loop TT |

20/10 Fluffy pink clouds followed by a dark purple moody sunset |

19/10 Walking the old city, the call to prayer man clearing his throat |

18/10 Trashy book reading |

17/10 Longest chats with big R, sitting outside in the heat |

16/10 Grandmothers therapy bench article |

15/10 Podcast panics |

14/10 More sharp objects and a swim |

13/10 Sharp objects binge |

12/10 Sunrise bird walk |

11/10 Friday night dinner group |

10/10 Practicing for Spanish evaluation |

9/10 Seeing the glazed versions of the uglies |

8/10 Longest Monday, so tired, dreaming of coffee |

7/10 A whole me day of reading and not leaving the house |

6/10 I made bobotie and they loved it |

5/10 Talking to that guy Bruno |

4/10 Indian and Venezuelan friends for dinner |

3/10 Dad’s voice notes about the dogs |

2/10 Waiting and worrying and imagining the worst |

1/10 Swimming, finally and then scary bad news phone call |

09/18

30/9 Transcendental family conference in Spanish |

29/9 Fancy new toothbrush situation |

28/9 The fruit decorations in the Turkish restaurant in Jeddah |

27/9 Reading about unlearning |

26/9 Fights and bad feelings |

25/9 Finally finished Lance Burton letter |

24/9 Reading a book on the couch all day |

23/9 Readjusting to the humidity while watching ridiculous water flying |

22/9 High school flashbacks all flight long |

21/9 Road trip from Pretoria with Little R |

20/9 In awe of psych lady, and car laughing |

19/9 Best curry and besties |

18/9 Corner catch ups and coffee |

17/9 Thick new wires |

16/9 Crazy Rich Asians |

15/9 Watching baby showers while brunching |

14/9 Pilates morning, nightmare airport |

13/9 Awkward Aussie dinner |

12/9 I knew everything in Spanish lesson |

11/9 Bike Skype and pottery meditation |

10/9 Love wins squash |

9/9 Having people over and it was actually nice |

8/9 Middle of the day Tamimi |

7/9 Pilates morning and sweaty midday bike home |

6/9 Ya hala then squash |

5/9 Windows dripping with humidity |

4/9 Pottery wheel thrills |

3/9 Flight search stress | Energy is back

2/9 I finished the work, slowly | Warm welcomes and catching up

1/9 Pre squash snacks and not losing | Spring run, beers while he washed the cars

08/18

31/810 pm bike to Tamimi to return melted ice cream and get a new one | Good feelings by all

30/8 Neon sunset bike to the edge of Kaust to see the monument | Curriculum review ideas

29/8 Awkward night | Phone call excitement

28/8 Did no sport |  Juiced

27/8 Walking to the water because of food babies | Emptied out

26/8 Sundays are my new favourite | The loops around the koppies,  laying lawn dressing and mini pecan pies

25/8 I baked banana bread and swam under the almost full moon | Productive early start followed by bed for the rest of the day

24/8 Little white fish that looked like they were dipped in chocolate | Print assistant

23/8 Strong serving arm | My friday feeling

22/8 Coffee hunt | Early morning business meeting

21/8 Writing instead of running | Coffee and muffin gratification

20/8 Squash getting competitive | Excel Spreadsheet gratification

19/8 Writing day, and other magic coincidences | The second lap and taco’s & kids with drunk grandparents

18/8 Arguing about Catholicism | Leisurely run with Colin through Emmerntia

17/8 Hanging out with Badr in Al-Balad | Assessment lunch chats

16/8 IRC kilometre swim | Understanding the fundamentals

15/8 Early to bed with Ursula Le Guin | The first girl with incredible self portaits

14/8 Labyrinth sweat run | late night last minute changes

13/8 Looked forward to squash all day |

12/8 Awks KAEC sweat |

11/8 Scenic night bike ride home, with Venus, Jupiter, Saturn and Mars aligned | To cold for Ezra park walk

10/8 Didn’t suck at squash |

9/8 Big cries at the beacon |

8/8 Reading at the pool for normal air |

7/8 More human than yesterday |

6/8 Big ugly cries |

5/8 Bed all day and 3 movies |

4/8 No beach day |

3/8 Jeddah dessert tour with Mashael + new abaya |

2/8 Clouds lifting + Kitty Kato |

1/8 Little blue hands |

07/18

31/7 Actually understood some stuff in Spanish class |

30/7 Hummus pizza pineapple lunch |

29/7 Fixed my bike’s gears |

28/7 Date night – dinner, bowling, swimming |

27/7 Biking back from the beach during moonrise, and then the moon through a telescope |

26/7 Arrived drenched in sweat to professor’s house for dinner |

25/7 Call me by your name |

24/7 Home alone cooking and youtube |

23/7 The pool was cooler today |

22/7 The discovery of a light switch next to my bedside table |

21/7 Sunset at the fake beach, with bad music blaring in the background (finally) |

20/7 (Nightmare) trip to Jeddah |

19/7 Found a fruit and veg store and ate 3 desserts in one day |

18/7 Night (soup) swimming |

17/7 New library workspace |

16/7 Neck pillow |

15/7 Smoked salmon scramblies in empty bedroom |

14/7 N, LR & J home visits |

13/7 Braces day|

12/7 Down time on the drive to Pretoria |

11/7 Dina near allergic reaction panic |

10/7 Girls’ night out |

9/7 Sleepover |

8/7 Guilty Feminist podcast all the way home |

7/7 Piggly Wiggly park run, afternoon sun at some lake |

6/7 Mom kitchen talks |

5/7 Pack from home day |

4/7 Talk at Little R catch up |

3/7 Morning naps, walk, takeaways and sleepover |

2/7 Surreal Dead Sea floating, driving back with the windows open |

1/7 Last Teesa stomach laughs |