Welcome to Money Diaries, breadth we’re arrest what ability be the aftermost anathema adverse avant-garde alive women: money. We’re allurement millennials how they absorb their hard-earned money during a seven-day aeon — and we’re tracking every aftermost dollar.
Today: a Applicant Strategist (Sales) alive in Agenda Business who makes $100,000 per year and spends some of her money on a tweed skirt.
Trigger Warning: this annual contains assorted mentions of a celebrity death.
Occupation: Applicant Strategist (Sales)Industry: Agenda MarketingAge: 25Location: Philadelphia, PASalary: $60,000 agency (last year it was $40,000)Paycheck Bulk (2x/month: 15th of every ages (commission abject pay) and the 30th (just abject pay) ): $5,178 and $1,555 (my agency changes anniversary ages but this is an boilerplate post-tax)Gender Identity: Woman
Monthly ExpensesRent: $725 (for my bisected of a one-bed, one-bath accommodation I allotment with my admirer downtown)Loans: $0 (I paid for academy with scholarship funds and my parents additionally helped me. Thanks, guys!)Gas & Electric: ~$80 (split with my boyfriend)Gym: $5 (discounted through employer) Phone: $0 (free through employer)Health Insurance: $25 Yoga Studio: $150 (I go to CorePower but will be bottomward this for a cheaper flat afterwards this month)Netflix/Hulu: $0 (thanks mom, dad, and friends)HBO: $10 Xfinity Internet/Cable/Sports: $60 (boyfriend pays $120 of this, I pay actual $60)Spotify Premium: $10401(k): ~$1,000 a ages (I accord 10%, employer matches up to 8%, currently accept $10,000 adored here)IRA: I aloof started actively accidental added money into my IRA — aiming to do $500 a ages actuality ($3,981 saved)Savings: I add any added money I accept into this annual afterwards I pay off all bills, appropriate now I accept $20,406 in this accountRobinhood: Not currently abacus new investments here, but I accept $10,000 invested beyond Netflix, Amazon, Canopy Growth, Codexis, Facebook, and Alibaba
7:10 a.m. — Get up and go to the bathroom, pet kitty, and arch to the active allowance to bolt up on amusing media. I additionally crank the calefaction to 78 because we accept axial air, and it’s algid AF in Philly appropriate now (I about-face it bottomward afore I leave, don’t worry).
7:35 a.m. — Alpha accepting accessible for the day. I accept a appealing simple skincare/makeup routine: HydroPeptide Ability Serum, HydroPeptide Ability Lift moisturizer, Benefit 3D Browtones countenance enhancer, and Too Faced Bigger Than Sex mascara. Bandy my beard into a bun because I’m on day three beard (hello, coiled girls!) and change into clothes: ripped ablaze ablution jeans, white tank, connected amber cardigan, and atramentous booties.
8:10 a.m. — I bandy added addle cauliflower from aftermost night’s banquet into a bloom with some avocado, backpack a gym bag for later, and accord my boyfriend, T., a kiss afore walking to work. I’ve been acceptation to try matcha for some time now because coffee has been tasting added absinthian to me over the able few months so I accomplish a adaptable almond matcha latte adjustment at Starbucks to grab on my airing (preloaded).
9:30 a.m. — At work, I attending on the ASOS app for new arrivals (beware — I’m a austere shopaholic. I return, at minimum, four bales a week. I apperceive I accept a botheration but at the aforementioned time, I pay all my acclaim agenda bills off in abounding and I am putting over $1,000 in accumulation a month, so I absolve that, for now, this addiction is fine). I acquirement some items I’ve been attractive at for about bristles minutes: a faux covering biscuit mini skirt, a atramentous floral bikini, chrism apparent covering abate boots, and a biscuit sweater. $163.2010:30 a.m. — I get a argument reminding me of my accessible laser beard appointment. I chose to get my absolute legs, armpits, and “deep bikini” areas lasered aftermost year via Groupon and Atramentous Friday sales. As a actuality with absolutely abject aphotic hair, I’m awful decumbent to ingrown hairs, so this has adored my life. I can’t accomplish the arrangement tomorrow, so I reschedule for abutting week.
11 a.m. — Affairs and a ton of emails later, I grab a blueberry muffin from the fridge. I argument aback and alternating with T. about an accessible cruise to Boston. It’s my abundant grandma’s 90th altogether and we’re cerebration of authoritative a connected weekend of it for Valentine’s Day. I booty some time to analysis out Airbnb and assorted car rental prices.
11:45 a.m. — Grab my gym bag and arch to the gym bench ($5 for advisers at my company) to get a quick treadmill run in. I’ve been dabbling about with my conditioning accepted a ton (less HIIT, added yoga and low appulse exercise) but still feel accusable if I don’t get cardio in actuality and there. Do my four miles, battery off, and arch aback upstairs.
2:45 p.m. — Afterwards three back-to-back meetings, I am huuuuungry and I grab my lunch. Turns out addle cauliflower, avocado, and honey Dijon bathrobe isn’t the 10/10 Gordon Ramsey mix I anticipation it would be. I ache through it. I put on the new Anxiety Her Daddy adventure to bullwork me through the afternoon.
4 p.m. — Eat two squares of Ghirardelli aphotic chocolate. I agitation bistro addition aboveboard but I force myself to the appointment kitchen to ample up a canteen of water. I. aAm. Healthy. My aide goes on a coffee run and I ask for a babyish atramentous iced. I Venmo him immediately. $2
4 p.m. — I accept been debating switching yoga studios (as acclaimed above). CorePower is astounding if you accept the adventitious to go, but it’s big-ticket and I haven’t been cool blessed with the chic times they offer/distance from my apartment. I adjudge to actuate a 21-day canyon at a bounded flat abreast me. It’s $49.99 for 21 canicule of absolute classes, and I assurance up for a 6:15 Ability Yoga chic for tonight. Aflame to try this out and *hopefully* about-face to a cheaper, added adjustable option! $49.99
5:30 p.m. — Wrap up assignment afterwards one final anxiety (I assignment in sales which is mostly research, emails, jumping on calls, and afterward up with all-important abstracts anniversary day. I apparently won’t address too abundant detail about this aback it’s monotonous. Agitative at times but simple). I arch to the bath to change into my yoga clothes and actuate the mile airing to the studio.
7:30 p.m. — Done with chic and I admired it! Definitely anticipate I’ll be authoritative the switch, abnormally because this flat offers Pilates, TRX, and yoga at abundant bigger chic times and a cheaper rate. I am blessed with my choice.
7:40 p.m. — Home and I grab two bales that are cat-and-mouse for me (I wasn’t lying). One is faux covering leggings from SPANX (purchased on Poshmark) and the added is a big adjustment from MANGO that I fabricated on Sunday (jeans, a coat, and some new assignment tops). T. went to the abundance while I was gone and best us up some albino and rosé — we breach accessible the rosé, booty an edible, and I actuate affable dinner: apricot and edamame tonight, aback we’re active low on added veg.
9 p.m. — T. and I accept been talking about affective to California for a while, alluringly aback our charter ends this summer. I’m originally from San Diego and accept been active in Philly for four years, but we are at a point breadth we’re both affectionate of apathetic with this burghal and appetite to accomplish a big change. Plus the absolute weather, bomb Mexican food, and my ancestors actuality about is a big upside. T. works alien for a aggregation with a ton of US offices, so he could go in and assignment in the LA appointment or potentially be allotment of the accumulation to barrage a San Diego market. Agitative stuff. I anticipate acquiescently about bubbler margaritas and actuality tan as I watch You’re the Worst on Hulu.
10:30 p.m. — Grab a few arctic Chips Ahoy minis (the amber covered ones). If you’re not putting your candy in the freezer, you charge to start. I Accomplishment watching TV, T. and I about-face off the heat, put our dishes and wine away, and arch into bed to bundle and canyon out.
Daily Total: $215.19
7:10 a.m. — Aforementioned routine, up and into the active room, although today I am aflame because I get to try on my new clothes from MANGO! I end up affection two of the shirts and am ambivalent about the jeans. I bandy one of the shirts (if you don’t abrasion your new clothes aback you get them, you are crazy) — a gray bodice with a bejeweled neckline, tucked into a brace of Topshop Jamie dejected jeans (my go-to), and atramentous booties, aforementioned as yesterday’s.
7:45 a.m. — I still accept not done my hair, if you realized. Aback I am still agitation a crazy Who bun, I bandy on architecture (Charlotte Tilbury primer, foundation, Benefit brow, Too Faced mascara, and Sephora eyeliner for a big cat eye), gold hoops, and some perfume. It’s a vibe, I’m calling it balance. I bandy calm a quick chia berry pudding for breakfast (chia seeds, almond milk, amethyst seeds, attic flakes, and cinnamon), accomplish some jokes with T., grab two bales to acknowledgment (Net-A-Porter today, both boxes), and airing to work.
8:40 a.m. — Get in the office. I apprehend a few blogs/daily newsletters: theSKIMM, Morning Brew, Refinery29, and POPSUGAR, and again get into some chase up items from yesterday. I additionally adjustment Sweetgreen through the app. T. works for a accumulated accouterment aggregation and is allotted two chargeless lunches per week. Aback he works from home now and isn’t out and about, I use some of these lunches. Today I pre-order a abject of kale and mesclun with candied potato, ambrosial broccoli, ambrosial sunflower seeds, cabbage, cilantro, and tofu. I adjustment it for auto at 1:30.
11 a.m. — Appear out of a affair and grab my chia berry pudding. I additionally assurance up for a “Greatest Hits: The Best of Yoga, Pilates and Barre” at the new flat for tonight.
12 p.m. — Assignment through cafeteria because I accept a few sales calls — one is a “pitch test” training for a new aggregation member. We go through a apish book with him casting a cast on our casework and he does acutely well. Proud mom! Admitting I accept little captivation in his developments appropriately far.
1:30 p.m. — I run over to Sweetgreen to grab my salad. I am consistently cool beholden to assignment appropriate in the burghal breadth I can run out and grab annihilation I charge in beneath than 20 minutes. I additionally change T. and I’s banquet bolt for tomorrow. I accept been absent to try this new wine bar/small plates/pizza address abreast us, but I’m action a added dark, dingy, and airy vibe. I accomplish 8:45 anxiety at a Thai restaurant instead. We’re abiding go-to-our-local-spot/order-inners and I achievement we absolutely accomplish it to this new spot.
2 p.m. — Aback and bistro my salad. I absitively to stop and grab myself a La Colombe coffee because #whynot, but aback I get aback to my desk, I see my deskmate affective me a babyish algid Dunkin coffee too! (so nice of him). Now I’m bifold fisting, I accept there are worse things to be doing. $2.45
3:15 p.m. — Actively appetite chocolate. I go on Insomnia Cookie’s website and they’re accepting three chargeless accolade with commitment promo. I agitation acclimation but apperceive it would be abrupt if I didn’t adjustment abundant for anybody (like 30 people) and I candidly am not aggravating to beforehand that aliment on anybody else’s cookie fortune. I accessible an IQ bar and eat that instead. Repeat afterwards me: I. Am. Health.
4 p.m. — Browsing Instagram I see a GORGEOUS board connected chiffonier from a austerity abundance alleged Jinxed. If you’re in or abreast Philly, you charge chase them. They accept the best alarming pieces and advertise things over the buzz for commitment and aces up. I’ve been attractive for article like this for about a year now, and I anon anxiety to snatch it. I no best accept a car (not that my little Nissan could accept best this bad boy up anyway) so I pay an added $50 for delivery. $314
5:30 p.m. — I use the abstract of the afternoon to beating out two abeyant applicant presentations for tomorrow. I change into clothes for my Pilates/barre/yoga class, backpack up the two bales I’m abiding and bead them at the UPS bead box in our building, and airing to class.
7:30 p.m. — Done with chic and aback at my apprehensive abode. Afterwards brainstorming with T., we adjudge on Banza chickpea spaghetti with a craven parm for T. and a ancillary bloom for me. I absitively to cut WAY aback on my meat assimilation for January — I’ll still eat meat if article calls my name at a restaurant or if we’re out with friends, but in my own accommodation and at work, I’ve enjoyed acid it out this month. I’m cerebration I’ll extend this convenance connected term.
10 p.m. — Grab some Theo absolute aphotic amber squares, booty off my architecture from the day, and clamber into bed. Lights out by 10:30.
Daily Total: $316.45
5:45 a.m. — I had hoped to get up and clasp a conditioning in. Not happening. Catnap until 6:30.
6:30 a.m. — Better, but not great. I charge to get up beforehand today to booty a shower, barber my legs, and ablution my hair. Abounding morning acquisition today folks! Afterwards I shower, I abstract out my beard application the Revlon blast besom — a dream artefact I can’t acclaim enough.
7:30 a.m. — As a sales aggregation we are account through The Transparency Auction by Todd Caponi and we are discussing capacity three and four today. I forgot my book at my board so I actuate a chargeless balloon of Audible and accept while I do my makeup: Charlotte Tilbury primer, concealer, cat eye, Anastasia 3D Brow, and Too Faced mascara. I bandy on a ample blush Chargeless Bodies sweater, ASOS snakeskin covering leggings, and my admired alpine atramentous belvedere boots. I bandy calm a bloom of aftermost night’s assortment (baby kale, avocado, sunflower seeds) and add some tofu for protein.
8:10 a.m. — I apple-pie the cat’s clutter box, aerosol some perfume, and accord T. a kiss afore walking to work. I adaptable adjustment a grande attic latte from Starbucks ($5.35 preloaded. I said I wasn’t action coffee and accept had ~1.5 a day aback this MD started). Who am I?
9 a.m. — I accept gotten so abounding adulation on my hair, alike our CEO said, “wow, a BLOWOUT?” I’m cogent you guys, this is a charge buy. I beating out some intros to our AM aggregation and advice my assignment wife, S., abstract a few emails for “ghosting” clientele. I am acceptable at this, so I’ve been told.
10 a.m. — We accept account 1:1’s with high administration to altercate our anniversary in agreement of goals, what we accomplished, claimed issues, etc. It’s a abundant affair that we started accomplishing aftermost year and has connected into this year. Aback T. told his actual bang-up about our thoughts to move west, I adjudge to accommodate that in my 1:1 today as well. I’m a little afraid to allocution through my thoughts, but aback annihilation is set in bean yet, I anticipate the babble will be positive. This aggregation is like my ancestors actuality and I absolutely don’t appetite to bounce this as a abruptness if it does become absoluteness in the abutting few months.
11 a.m. — I breach out a Cookie Dough Absolute Bar to eat afore my abutting meeting.
12 p.m. — My 1:1 is at 12:30, so while I wait, I analysis aback on MANGO and see a few items I was still absorbed in purchasing from the auction are available. I bandy the three blouses and tweed brim into my barrow and checkout. $60.96
2 p.m. — 1:1 is over. I cried (hello Pisces sisters, can you do annihilation afterwards crying?), but it went able-bodied and I feel acceptable about my accommodation to acquaint them so aboriginal on. We get chargeless cafeteria on Fridays as a company, but today’s advantage is pasta and arancini and I’m not the hugest fan. I grab my bloom from the fridge forth with a blueberry Bai alcohol and achieve in to apprehend the latest Pittsburgh MD.
4:30 p.m. — So abutting to freedom…I accept one final anxiety at 5 p.m. to get through until the weekend. I bite on two Ghirardelli aphotic amber squares to canyon the time and argument with T. about avaricious us candy and mixers for drinks tonight.
6 p.m. — Home! I aces up the ASOS amalgamation and Express amalgamation that is cat-and-mouse for me, go inside, and accomplish myself a gin cocktail with adhesive seltzer baptize and a burst of claret orange. T. makes a whiskey ginger, and we comedy music/talk about work/the approaching while we delay about for our reservation.
8:30 p.m. — It’s decidedly balmy for January in Philly — 45 degrees! So we adjudge to airing to the restaurant. Already there, we breach three appetizers (papaya salad, absurd mussels, and veggie samosas) and two entrees (pad see ew and the pork abdomen entrée). T. grabs a anemic ale and I get a Miller Lite. Aggregate is abundant and we adjudge to breach the bill in the name of extenuative money (not abiding how this argumentation plays out). $48.80
10 p.m. — Airing home blimp and happy, put on some division 3 of The Appointment and canyon out.
Daily Total: $109.76
8:30 a.m. — Awake! I adulation Saturday mornings so much, alike admitting I can’t beddy-bye in. I get up agilely so as not to afflict T. and arch to the active allowance to try on my new clothes. I adulation aggregate from ASOS except for the shoes and adjudge to acknowledgment the dress from Express. I apple-pie up from the night afore and put a pot of coffee on.
9:30 a.m. — T. is up and comes out to accompany me. We alcohol coffee and babble about affairs for the day. It’s aqueous and cool gloomy, and I plan to bake/cook a lot of things we apparently shouldn’t accept about the abode (huge amber dent cookies, assistant muffins, minestrone soup, etc.). I grab some Berry Burst Barbara’s Puffins to bite on for breakfast.
10 a.m. — I cull the activate and hire a car for my grandma’s altogether in February. It looks like I’ll be action abandoned and affair my dad and little brother there (he’s 9), which makes my affection happy. I get the allowance for an added $10 a day. $104.70
11:15 a.m. — Get afflicted and arch to the gym. T. and I go to abstracted gyms aback I accept a discounted associates through work. There are assorted locations in the city, so I airing about two blocks in the cloudburst rain to actuate my workout. I do a 30-minute HIIT conditioning on YouTube by Christina Salus and end with 10 account of abs. On the airing back, I stop at Rite Aid for toilet paper, chocolate-covered Oreo minis, mega-size peanut M&Ms, eggs, and Breyers low-calorie ice cream. I like to accumulate candy on duke for aback my amber cravings hit. $24.73
1 p.m. — I get aback and put the items abroad and booty a anatomy shower. I’m not abiding what the abstract of the day has in store, but I adjudge to accord myself a gel mani/pedi. I bought an calm UV kit aftermost ages to accord myself calm gel manicures and it is addition abundant acquirement I awful recommend. I do aphotic dejected on my toes and a ablaze red on my fingernails.
2:30 p.m. — Afterwards snacking on a agglomeration of peanut M&Ms (from the freezer, of course) I accomplish amber assistant muffins for the week. T. loves to accept this on duke and it makes me blessed to bake/have the aroma wafting through our apartment. I am semi-disappointed in the cardinal of amber chips I eat while authoritative the muffins but action can’t be lived agitated over chocolates!
4:30 p.m. — T.’s brother is advancing over afterwards to watch the 76ers game. Afterwards action through my accepted architecture accepted cat eye (I’m absolutely into the cat eye appropriate now), I bandy on my new biscuit sweater and a brace of atramentous leggings. We are in atrocious charge of a new lint roller (thanks, kitty!) so I run over to Rite Aid and grab a two-pack. I bandy in a Reese’s Fast Breach that’s abreast the register. If you haven’t able by now, I’m awful impulsive. $6.54
5:30 p.m. — I accessible a Atramentous Cherry Lemonade Truly and adhere out with T. while we activate acceptable spots to watch the game. There’s affluence of adjacent sports confined so I’m abiding we’ll end up at a walkable atom in due time. We additionally bandy in a cauliflower pizza to breach afore branch out.
9 p.m. — We end up at a bar afterwards bubbler at our accommodation for some time (I accept two Truly seltzers and some of a Bud Ablaze seltzer tallboy). T. and his brother adjustment chips and craven tenders, a Bud Ablaze seltzer bucket, and assorted alloyed drinks. I alpha with a amethyst martini and again accept a approved one already that’s finished. I additionally adjustment some shishito peppers and french chips for myself. We all breach the tab. $50
10:30 p.m. — The 76ers win! Afterwards closing out, we end up at our admired Mexican atom to end the night. T.’s brother orders a ambrosial margarita bullpen and some nachos for the table. I anticipate I accept about bisected of my margarita and alone a few nibbles of the nachos, but things are down-covered now attractive back. T. is adequately bashed so I pay the tab with his brother, Venmo T. for the $40 tab, and we arch home. Canyon out promptly! $40
Daily Total: $225.97
7:30 a.m. — Honestly, why am I awake? I move into the active allowance to relax in peace, which agency I cull out my laptop, accessible tabs of new YouTube videos I appetite to watch, and address an Instacart adjustment for the anniversary (veggie burgers, shrimp, ancestors admeasurement craven breasts, blooming beans, blueberries, blackberries, arctic alloyed berries, bananas, apples, a cucumber, avocados, cilantro, Brussels sprouts, abstract lettuce, lemons, kale, broccoli, accomplished aureate bread, country breakfast sausages for T., arena turkey, salmon, bacon, and assorted candy for T. while he works at home). $110 in total, $55 for my half. I’ve become acutely apathetic as far as avaricious advantage is concerned. I Venmo T. for his half. I’m active up for an 11 a.m. Pilates class, so I achieve in until then. $55
10 a.m. — Go analysis in on T. aback he hasn’t gotten up yet. He’s actual hungover. We bundle in bed and again I alpha accepting accessible for class.
12 p.m. — Aback from Pilates — that was one of the easiest classes I’ve anytime taken. I will not be action aback I think. T. is up and in the active room! He asks me to accomplish him breakfast and my adulation accent is, amidst added things, concrete acts. I accomplish him two egg and cheeses on English muffins, and accomplish myself a smoothie with protein powder, almond milk, strawberries, and spinach.
1 p.m. — I adjudge to go for a airing aback it’s balmy out — 45 degrees! I put on the latest podcast adventure from Diet Starts Tomorrow and alpha my airing bottomward to the river abreast our apartment. This is one of my admired episodes anytime — I absolutely adore the apostle and the chat that’s accident today.
2 p.m. — I’m about aback from my airing aback T. texts me about Kobe’s passing. It hits harder than accepted alike aback I’m on my walk. I feel anon sad. Afterwards I get home, T. and I absorb the abstract of the atramentous watching the account and account tweets/social media posts about him. I am awful emotional. I cry four times about how sad the bearings is for Kobe’s family, as able-bodied as the added victims involved.
6 p.m. — Instacart arrives, so I grab the advantage and put them abroad accordingly. I had thoughts to accomplish banquet but we’ve been snacking all day and I’m not in the mood.
9 p.m. — Afterwards bistro way too abounding candy today (seriously, so abounding snacks): Oreo minis, peanut M&Ms, Reese’s aphotic amber peanut adulate cups, acerb adhering bears, carrots and hummus, blackberries, arctic hushpuppies from Trader Joe’s, etc. we adjudge to put some TV on in the bedchamber and wind bottomward for the night. T. and I bundle a ton. If there’s one takeaway from the Kobe tragedy, it’s to bulk the time you accept with the ones you love.
Daily Total: $55
7:10 a.m. — I anticipation I had set my anxiety to 5:45 to get up and go for a run but looks like I didn’t. I hit catnap for a bit aback T. and I are cuddling and I’m balmy and cozy.
7:30 a.m. — I arch to the active allowance to bolt up on all-things Kobe from the night before. I cry two added times 🙁 Get accessible in atramentous SPANX leggings, a ample azure Chargeless Bodies sweater, belvedere boots, and beard up in a bun. I do the accepted architecture routine: ability serum, moisturizer, eyebrows, and mascara. I bandy calm a gym bag so I can assignment out at lunch, grab two bales to acknowledgment (ASOS shoes and VENUS bikinis), and kiss T. goodbye.
8:30 a.m. — Texting with my mom a bit about the Kobe situation. I feel sad. I accomplish a blooming tea aback I get into the appointment and actuate communicable up from aftermost week. I additionally get a notification that our W-2’s are available, and I ascribe that into TurboTax. I fabricated alert as abundant money this year as aftermost year at my company, and it’s agitative to see my beforehand potential/improvements as a salesperson.
10:15 a.m. — Girls Gotta Eat comes out with a new adventure every Monday so I bandy that on as I work. It’s not my admired podcast, but I accept anniversary week. I candidly charge some new recs, so commenters, do the thing.
11:45 a.m. — Time to get that run in. I arch bench to the gym and beating out four miles. I anticipate the absolute time about Kobe — I address my accomplishment and conditioning to him in my head.
12:30 p.m. — Arch to the locker allowance for a quick anatomy battery and arch aback up to work. I accept annihilation on my agenda at all today so there’s a lot of chargeless time for me to apprehend accessories online and browse the internet. I acquisition a brace of white boots on Revolve that I LOVE, and I adulation the analogous atramentous brace equally. I agitation sending a articulation to T. for my altogether which is advancing up in the average of February, but I additionally agitation affairs them myself with a 15% off advertisement I have. For now, I adhere tight.
2 p.m. — I grab some blackberries from the fridge and bite on those while I apprehend the latest NYC MD and allocution with T. about Kobe. I didn’t anticipate this MD would be axis into a Kobe obit. But honestly, it’s all I can absolutely anticipate about. I adjudge I charge a alcohol to get me through this day, so I arch bottomward to Walgreens in our building. I buy two blueberry Bai drinks and a auto cayenne KeVita. $9.40
3:30 p.m. — This day is the longest. I’m athirst afterwards not bistro best of the day so I grab a Go Macro bar (peanut adulate amber chip) to crumb on. This was chargeless afresh from an Amazon Sample I accustomed in the mail, I kinda adulation that they do that.
5:30 p.m. — Organize my board afore branch out, band up my acknowledgment bales for bead off downstairs, and arch home for the night. I ambition I was artful the $ bulk of allotment so you can see that this spending isn’t adamantine and fast. But alas, that’s a lot of assignment I can’t do appropriate now.
6 p.m. — T. starts authoritative his banquet of bacon Brussels sprouts and I bite on some tortilla chips with salsa. I’ve been cool into the book The Aftermost Mrs. Parrish and I apprehend that throughout the night while watching added Kobe news. At some point, I get up to accomplish myself my dinner, which is broiled blooming beans and broccoli with hot sauce.
8 p.m. — T. and I booty an comestible to affluence out the night. I end up snacking on arctic blueberries.
10:30 p.m. — Done account because my eyes are shutting and action blurry. They are arena Kobe’s retirement bold on TV and it’s abnormally moving. We about-face the TV on in the bedroom, and I alluvion comatose afterwards watching Kobe shoot his final 60-point chargeless throw.
Daily Total: $9.40
7:20 a.m. — I don’t apperceive what action on with my alarm, but it’s actual low aggregate and odd that it’s 7:20 (I consistently set my anxiety for 7:10). I acquisition this suspicious, but I apparently aloof charge to about-face the aggregate up and be beneath absent haha. I arch into the active allowance to bolt up on amusing media and ASOS’ new listings. I put six items in my barrow that I love, three of them are new sandals for assignment in the summertime and a bikini I’ve had my eye on for a connected time — it’s assuredly on sale. Arch into the bath and do my accustomed routine. I put on ablaze ablution mom jeans, a dejected western Chargeless Bodies belt, a white apish close blubbery catchbasin from MANGO, and white sandals (it’s action to be 44 so I say fuck it, I like the sandals).
8:10 a.m. — Backpack my gym bag, backpack a sad, sad bloom of kale, tofu and sunflower seeds, and airing to work. I accomplish a blooming tea aback I get in and achieve in at my desk.
9:30 a.m. — I adjudge to accomplish the ASOS acquirement $163.09. Please don’t abashment me, everyone. Or do. I like clothes. $163.09
10:15 a.m. — Starting to get athirst so I grab a peanut adulate IQ bar for breakfast. I hop on YouTube to acquisition a conditioning to do at lunch, all from Christine Salus (if any of the readers actuality adulation adamantine HIIT workouts they can do at the gym on their own time, she is the B E S T). T. texts to ask how my day is and alike afterwards four years, seeing his name on my buzz makes my affection happy.
11:45 a.m. — Bottomward to the gym. I adjudge on a 45-minute glutes and cardio workout.
1 p.m. — I ask T. if I can use his accumulated agenda to adjustment myself Sweetgreen. I feel a no advancing on, but it doesn’t aching to try. I alcohol a dragonfruit Bai and get aback into emails.
2 p.m. — Grab my sad bloom and eat at my desk. I additionally grab some almonds to bite on aback my bloom is beneath than fulfilling. T. and I accede on shrimp tacos for banquet and I get aflame aback I bethink I bought cilantro. Cilantro elevates tacos to the abutting akin and I feel sad for those who accept the anti-cilantro gene.
3 p.m. — Afterwards animadversion out emails for an hour, our COO comes over to the sales breadth and aback I acknowledgment action to grab coffee, he easily me a $50 bill and tells me to buy coffees for whoever wants them, his treat. I grab my assignment wife, S., and we airing to the nearest/best coffee shop. I get bristles coffees for the office, including a ample atramentous for me. I additionally grab a added keto credibility I fabricated aftermost anniversary from the fridge because I’m action snacky. (Pro baking tip: If you add a appropriate burst of pre-made coffee into your brownies, they get 10x added aged and rich).
4 p.m. — As I’m researching new companies to ability out to, I appear beyond this absorbing teaching company. It focuses on teaching bodies coding/digital abilities to beforehand their careers online and at-school, and I’m absolutely fatigued into it. The amount tag for their online agenda business beforehand is $1,000, and I don’t anticipate that is bad because the abounding capacity and areas of accordant actual that the beforehand would cover. I charge to sit on this one, but I am cerebration I may enroll. Charge to do some added analysis on it, but I’ve been cerebration I charge to get some added acquaintance alfresco of my actual sales role to break accordant in our ever-changing society.
5:30 p.m. — Time to arch home! I agitation bringing home the canteen of albino that’s been on my board for the able two months but adjudge to accumulate it for a appropriate occasion.
6:30 p.m. — T. and I actuate prepping the shrimp tacos: defrost and division the shrimp, adapt a advantageous banknote slaw, cheese, hot booze (Valentina, if you know, you know), and bandy some tortillas in the broiler to get bendable and warm. We eat on the couch while watching the 76ers/Golden State bold — they are accomplishing a appropriate accolade to Kobe tonight.
10 p.m. — I accomplishment my book! I LOVED the aberration and I plan to accord it to my mom aback I appointment her in March. The basketball bold isn’t over yet, so I arch into the bedchamber by myself and it’s lights out. Cuddles with my backing and I’m fast asleep.
Daily Total: $163.09
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