Summer

Jun 14, 2014


Right before I finished second year, I had a checklist in mind as to what I wanted to accomplish this summer. I decided not to take summer school this year so I had a lot of free time I needed to make productive.

- Find a part-time job
- Volunteer at the hospital
- Learn to drive

I am happy that I can check off all the things on my list! The hardest thing to get was a volunteer position at the hospital because they have so many applicants per year. They placed me in the NICU/pediatrics area! The families and volunteers there are so sweet which makes the shift a lot more rewarding.


Top: H&M // Shorts: Bluenotes // Hat: Ardenes // Shoes: Keds

One thing I really should be doing this summer is exercising. Half way into the year, I think I've only "broken a sweat" twice. I do a lot of walking but it isn't physically demanding cardio. I'm convinced that I grew half to a full pants size over the year. Two pairs of shorts from last summer no longer fit me and neither do two pairs of pants. I need to break the habit of solely depending on my metabolism.

Book reading has been on a hold. I finished reading The Program by Suzanne Young and I really recommend it if you're into dystopian novels. I've instead been busy watching TV dramas- anyone ever watch Flashpoint? The series ended but I've only recently started the show and I think I've already watched half of the episodes already- it's that good.

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6 comments :

  1. seems like you have a busy summer!

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  2. Congrats on getting the volunteer position! That polka dot top is adorable on you!

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  3. i love your outfit! congrats on all your exciting accomplishments, that's awesome!

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  4. That is such a great summer outfit! The polka dot blouse is the sweetest thing ever- it looks adorable on you! :)
    And I really like your hat, it is such a perfect summer accessory!

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  5. Happy First Weekend of Summer Joyce! Congrats on getting the volunteer position in NICU! That is so awesome! My cousin works in NICU at UCLA hospital! Love your summery outfit! :)

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  6. Good for you getting everything on your checklist accomplished!
    And I feel ya - I'm trying to get back into working on on the regular - so I can feel your pain about clothes fitting differently! Thanks for sharing with Manic Monday!
    Carylee | morepiecesofme.com

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