Lightening the Load

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Today I found myself back in the orthopaedists office, where I was last getting my purple cast cut off. There was a slight tingle in my ankle, but it wasn't constant and was definitely much, much better than it has been in one year. Five minutes later, I was walking out with the all clear to ease back into physical activities and to just call if I needed. I waltzed out of the office and back to the parking garage where I was so happy I damn near Continue Reading

OOTD: Fitted and Fun

I feel like I must redeem myself after that dress from yesterday. Resounding "hell no" from you guys, which is what I was expecting. I was excited to try something different, you know? Anyway, here is the real outfit I wore yesterday (not the raspberry potato sack): Dress is Tiana B via Ideeli, 3x, $39 Shoes, Cole Haan  On the nails is another application of OPI Axxium Gel Color in Cajun Shrimp: Continue Reading

Keep or Return?

Ever since I started having major Rachel Pally lust, I have wanted this dress that has been featured in her Spring 2012 White Label collection on her website, but has not yet been for sale. I have stalked Bloomingdales and Zappos websites weekly looking for this dress, as new items seem to trickle out from the Rachel Pally line weekly. Yesterday, I saw that Zappos finally had the dress, and of course I snapped it up. Less than 24 hours later Continue Reading

Newsletters and New York

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When I was in middle school, I took my first trip to New York City. It was a school trip, and I was so excited to go. NYC represented the land of grown-up, successful, fancy people living in a metropolis of awesome. In high school, our senior trip was to NYC and again I felt the wonder and awe of Broadway shows, public transportation, and shopping. I always wanted to get the hell out of Kentucky, and idealized NYC like a crazy person. When I Continue Reading

Testing: One, Two, Three…

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It feels like ages since I've been able to do much on my feet with my ankle injury. If ages equals several months, then it actually HAS been ages. Super frustrating and I lost my groove quite a few months back. This past week at physical therapy, my ankle pain has significantly lessened. Instead of working on strengthening the tendon in my ankle, we've worked on stretching my back like crazy, which has relieved pressure from the nerve that is Continue Reading