Man, I absolutely suck at updating. Horrible, I say!
I've been dealing with some personal stuff. One of my best friends died about 2 weeks ago. So I got really behind with school and then wham, this is Midterm week for me. I've been having to do loads of makeups and studying. Oh, and I got bronchitis again! Ughhh. I will update again as soon as I can, pictures and all. I've been experimenting with gold, silver and light pink colors for my eyes. Typically, I usually only wear brown. I also would like to try some lip colors for my eyes, but I think a lot of them wash me out. I just wear lip balm all of the time. Some input would be awesome! I'm not deserting ya'll and I like that I have readers out there. :)
Until next time...which will actually be before you know it! Sunday, perhaps?
Tuesday, March 4, 2008
Man, I absolutely suck at updating. Horrible, I say!
Posted by Mandy at 6:46 PM
Thursday, February 14, 2008
Sorry guys, I've been super busy with school this week and ended up working last weekend. I'm posting tomorrow. *cross fingers*
I also got my nails done for the first time and it's a new love. I'll post pics.
I may also be getting a new job at Coach! :)
More later. So sorry for the terrible updates!
Posted by Mandy at 8:01 PM
Tuesday, February 5, 2008
Now I finally have the time to blog about/explain why I haven't really blogged lately. Well, pretty much not at all.
My boyfriend and I have a somewhat complex relationship. We started out as friends, but started dating over 3 years ago. The first year was perfect. The second really tested our relationship...we definitely went through Hell and back, many times over. From August until January of this year, it was a nightmare. We were constantly arguiung and instead of talking through our problems, we'd just yell at each other, break up and then ignore our problems. I know that isn't healthy, but it just seemed the way to go at the time. For 6 months, I have been mourning the deaths of my grandfather and pappaw (Grandfather died in August, Pappaw in November) and my mood has gone up and down. At one point, I was so depressed that it took 200% effort just to get out of bed and I wasn't in the mood to talk to or spend time with him or my friends. It was brutal. I got out of my funk, but that didn't stop the arguing. I mean, we fought on Christmas and New Year's Eve--2 of the happiest days of the year for me. We took some time away from each other and realized that if we want to make this relationship work, it has to be a JOINT effort and he can't just scoff off and ignore the problem. I've been in love with him for a long time and plan on marrying him. We plan on moving in together next summer after I graduate college and secure a teaching job. There's no way we could live together right now...and I'm not just talking about finances. So far, we're doing pretty good with talking to each other. My main problem is I hate hurting anyone I care about's feelings and I'll hold them in. I have to be honest with him and have him possibly be angry at me instead of having him blow up at me after the truth comes out. It's hard, but we can do it.
Anywhoo, I've been so busy with school. I'm hardly working and I hate to say it, I have very little motivation when it comes to school at the moment. I got way too comfortable with the break. I'm trying though because this semester really counts...I want my GPA to go up and this is my last semester before I start my mentorship. I want to be seen as a professional and mature student/teacher. I'm forcing myself. Also, I've been working out more and actually liking it. I just want to tone up.
I have time to actually post makeup looks Friday! Not working til Sunday and all of my professors at school are out for the week! I found my card for my camera and fixed the problem with the software for the camera on my laptop. They're not the best looks but hey, it's a start! If I have to go into work Friday, the pics will be posted sometime Saturday.
Have a great rest of the week and weekend! Sorry the update was so long. And if you're into good music, check out The Canvas Waiting at www.myspace.com/thecanvaswaiting. I'm not just plugging them because I love their music...or because I went to high school and am friends with the drummer. :)
Posted by Mandy at 8:47 PM
Sunday, January 27, 2008
I hope people will come by to read that! :)
So much to blog about and pics of makeup looks to post. So stay tuned.
Posted by Mandy at 9:55 PM
Friday, January 11, 2008
My boyfriend and I are having a really rough time right now with our relationship and things are incredibly painful and hurts more than anything. Therefore, I need some time to be away from here and many other things. Please understand that I won't be posting for a while as I try to sort things out.
Posted by Mandy at 9:54 PM
Monday, January 7, 2008
You will be the death of me!!
I haven't been updating mainly because I've been sick since freaking Christmas! Basically, the weather here doesn't want to stay one way. It's either really cold, or it feels like summer. Currently, it's been rainy and muggy.
I'm asthmatic so anytime the weather changes/seasons change, my alergies and asthma go beserk and I'm susceptible to colds and flus. I have a cold that I feel will never go away, plus I refuse to call out sick at work. Working at Starbucks can exhaust a person, a sick one at that. Damn you Starbucks, cold, and crazy weather! *shakes fist*
Lack of sleep and being stressed has also made my face break out. I have combination/sensitive skin so lately I've been sticking to this beauty regime.
Origins Checks and Balances frothy face wash (morning and evening)
St. Ives Apricot Scrub (used three times a week)
Origins Clear Improvement active charcoal mask (used twice a week)
Origins No Puffery cooling mask (morning and evening)
L'Oreal Paris Dermo-Expertise Wrinkle Defense Advanced Wrinkle Corrector & Dermo-Smoother (morning and evening)
BLEMISH ACNE TREATMENT:
AcneFree Acne & Blackhead Terminator 10 Medicated Spot Treatment (evening, found @ Walgreens)
I hope this works. Anyone got some great tips for dealing with breakouts?
I'm also heading to bed...I have work in the morning and hope to feel somewhat better. I'll post pictures Friday, which is my next off day. Seriously!! (I found my camera, fixed it, and found my card for it). Hold me up to it, too. :)
Posted by Mandy at 10:04 PM