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When does life give you a break?

As a child, I felt like my days were long. They felt like they would last forever. I had so much time in my day to attend school, play outside, do my homework, watch MTV music video in the morning, watch Toonami or whatever was good at night, play video games, and read a whole book. All in one day!

As an adult, I struggle to manage to fit everything into one day. I find it hard to do multiple tasks into one day. By the evening, I am exhausted. My day felt an hour long but drained a year of energy out of me. I just want one day to do absolutely nothing! I understand... I'm a parent, a teacher, a student, a wife, and a few other roles.

When will I ever get a break?

How do you master the game of life you ask? You don’t. No one really wins but no one really loses either. It’s so filled with ups and downs that even on the highs you’ll hit the lows. It’s so damn complicating and infuriating playing a game you are not going to completely dominate.

But you know what?

You've got this. …

Life Update 2/12

Sorry for such a delay! It's been 10 days since my last post. I wanted to... I really did. I just couldn't. The website I use for my blog doesn't have an app and then my Suddenlink (internet and cable) went down for five days. It was fixed about 20 minutes ago so here I am.

I figured I'd take this time to update everyone on how life is! It's Monday, February 12th. I'm about a month into my last semester of graduate school. Only like two more months left! I've been teaching for a few weeks now too. I've definitely decided this is what I want to do for the rest of my life. I want to be a professor. Unfortunately, I missed the deadline for an online doctoral program. So, I decided to take a year off since I went directly from my bachelors program to the masters. I'm excited to start this next chapter of my life.

We should be closing on our house within the next month! I cannot wait to move. The house we currently live in has carpet and mold/mildew. It&…

January 2018: TV Renewals and Cancellations

Welcome to the new year! It's 2018, baby. Lots of new television shows are being released this year, but there's also a lot of old shows that will most likely end this year. Let's hope this is a good year for TV. I have a hypothesis that a lot of shows will be cancelled this year and next year will be the year of mostly new television shows. Let's see what was renewed and cancelled in January.


Renewals

She's Gotta Have It (Netflix) - Season 2The Circus (Showtime) - Season 3The Gifted (FOX) - Season 2Young Sheldon (CBS) - Season 2The Gong Show (ABC) - Season 2Floribama Shore (MTV) - Season 2Future Man (Hulu) - Season 2Marvel's Runaways (Hulu) - Season 2Ellen's Game of Games (NBC) - Season 2Full Frontal With Samantha Bee (TBS) - Seasons 3 and 4American Dad (TBS) - Season 15 and 16Stan Against Evil (IFC) - Season 3The Walking Dead (AMC) - Season 99-1-1 (FOX) - Season 2The Tick (Amazon) - Season 2Grown-ish (Freeform) - Season 2Fuller House (Netflix) - Season 4The…

Groundhog Day 2018!

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Every February 2nd, a groundhog crawls out from his home and tells the world about the weather. It's an interesting concept that America and two other countries follow. As a child, I treated Groundhog Day as a true holiday. As an adult, I google it, if I realize the date, and see what prediction he had. 
Legend has it if a furry rodent casts a shadow on Groundhog Day to expect six more weeks of winter-like weather. If not, expect spring-like temperatures. Historically, when the German colonists arrived, there were no badgers in the East, so they drafted the groundhog to do the prognosticating. The idea was that if there was sun and warmth that the groundhog would return to their home. 

This year's prediction: SIX MORE WEEKS OF WINTER!

Talk about a bummer. I'm missing those warm temperatures, especially today. There's snow outside. Yuck! Can't Phil move to Miami? There's bound to be sun there.



BUSYBEEMAMA'S 100TH POST!

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This is BusyBeeMama.com's 100th post! That means for the last 393 days, I've posted 100 times! That's an average of a post every 3-4 days. I think that's a good average. What about you?!

How can I make this post special? I'm going to share a few things! So here we gooooo!

Prozac: My Mental Health Journey

I haven't blogged in a while. The reason is because I've spent the last week being someone else. I started medication for my GERD and my anxiety/panic attacks. I was prescribed dexilant and prozac. I've never taken prozac (or dexilant) before, but I was really happy to try something to relieve some of the discomfort I was in. I've been dealing with increased anxiety over the last year and GERD so bad that it was burning my throat.

I started the medication last Tuesday. I felt better immediately when it came to my GERD, but of course, I didn't feel anything with my prozac except I slept through the night. Then I slowly became relaxed. I don't think I've done anything since I started it other than sit and stare. This weekend, though, I started having panic attacks that were worse than normal. Unfortunately, I started graduate school again on Monday (yesterday) and I felt like garbage and actually left class early.

I was nauseated. I felt like vomiting any tim…

Du North Designs Review

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Du North Designs is a company out of Canada, but they have distributors in the US and other countries as well. I am a distributor with them, but I don't focus on it much. Just to get cheaper leggings to my family and friends. Everyone deserves to have affordable clothing.

The leggings are similar to other companies. They are 92% polyester and 8% spandex. A lot of their shirts also have spandex or rayon in them to give them bounce or flow. The waistband is stretchy rather than a yoga waistband, though there are a few (less than a handful) that do have the yoga band if you're really in love with that style. I really like their items. Am I trying to sell you on them? I mean, a little, but I wouldn't sell them if I didn't love them. I wear them often. I really like wearing them under my jeans now that it is winter time. They aren't overwhelmingly thick so they don't feel uncomfortable under my jeans or overalls.

Adult sizes: Classic (2-10), Curvy (8-20), Diva (12-2…