We’re in the fifth month of the year, guys. The FIFTH. That means we’re almost halfway through! That’s insane! I’m almost 25 😨 People still mistake for a teenager, for crying out loud.
Time is just a terrifying thing, and writing these posts will always make me more aware of how fast it moves, but they also are the only thing that helps me reflect on the month that has passed, and all the things that I was able to do within that month, and I did quite a lot in April!
Before I dive into the post though, I made a quick note that I forgot to include in last month’s post that at the end of March, a really nice customer told me after I served him that he loved my attitude. He said that he was a chef and knows many people who have bad attitudes and who can get very angry but that I was great, so that was awesome ☺️
Now, enough bragging about how good at my job I am, let me tell you about April! 👇
TIDBITS FROM THE MONTH:
♡ Seizures are going awfully, as usual. I had 10 this month, which is three more than last month. I mentioned last month that my neurologist thinks that my new medication is worsening my seizures, and then decided to increase my dosage – and now I had more. Still, 7-10 a month is average for me, so it might not be the medication, it might just be me. I still had my commonly occurring 3 seizures in one day as well, so that was fun 🙄 Increasing my dosage also made me really nauseous for a few days, but luckily that passed. Other than that, nothing new to report.
♡ Went to an Emo Nite at a club with a group of friends on the second of the month, which was super fun! It was the second time I’ve been to one of them, and it definitely won’t be the last. Whilst I listen to a huuuuuge range of music, some of my favourite artists fit under the “emo” umbrella, such as Bring Me The Horizon, My Chemical Romance, Sleeping With Sirens, Pierce the Veil, A Day to Remember, Escape the Fate, etc. We even saw Kim Dracula there which was awesome, but we didn’t go say hi 😅
♡ I was lucky enough to get out of the house quite a bit this month! Lots of lunch and shopping dates with Amelia (which means bye bye money 💸). I also went to the Lastlings concent in Melbourne with Amelia and a few other friends which was AMAZING – Amy is just *breathtaking*, and SO talented! Afterwards, I went to another bar/club with two others which was a lot of fun ☺️
♡ Because I had SO many shopping trips with Amelia, I knew I had to do some de-clutters – and boy did I! I’ve donated, I think, at least 10 bags of belongings to Savers, and have more to go. I’ve also moved into a smaller bedroom in our unit, so some of my furniture will be going too.
♡ I actually got to visit Sovereign Hill this month, but due to my seizures, I cannot remember much of my trip at all 🙃 I remember the candy being super expensive and not that good 😅 BUT I did get to see a gold pour demonstration – which I actually remember – and that was pretty cool!
♡ Dollar Sweets sent along a package of their latest products for me to try! I’ll eventually share them on my Instagram, and hopefully incorporate a few of them into some recipes, but for now I’ll just link them for those who live in Australia. Their new products are available at Woolworths. I got sent a pack of their food colours, vanilla extract (which will ALWAYS be my favourite flavour, despite my extensive collection), lemon baking filling, raspberry baking filling, edible birthday cake icing sheet, and some black fondant – but there’s even MORE new, fun goodies to play around with! Just go check out the baking aisle at your local Woolworths store!
♡ I also went bouldering for the first time this month, and then multiple times after that! It’s super hard, and whilst I’m not scared of heights, and I AM scared of falling and smashing my teeth on the rocks 😂 I have zeeeeero strength in my arms, so pulling myself up is quite difficult, and some of the levels are super difficult for super short people like me, but it’s fun to hang out with the people who go. It’s part of tradition for everyone to go to McDonald’s afterwards too, which is also super fun. It’s been very enjoyable.
POSTS OF MINE FROM THIS MONTH:
♡ DIY “Cherry Pop Tart” Pincushion for Lorelai Gilmore’s Birthday
IN APRIL I:
♡ WATCHED: All of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, obviously. I loved it because I adore Bucky and thought Anthony Mackie did amazingly. I loved the woman who played Karli, I thought she did great as well. I hope we see more of Torres in the next Captain America movie. I also hope Bucky is in it too, obviously, although I also read there’s talk of him getting his own show? I will watch literally anything with him in it so I don’t mind. Whilst there wasn’t as many mind-blowing moments in it as there was in WandaVision – although there certainly were a few, don’t get me wrong! – I still loved it, and I still cried many times whilst watching it. I also rewatched a lot more of Schitt’s Creek, and watched a bit more of Bob’s Burgers, but man is there a LOT of that!
♡ BOUGHT: flocked hangers in purple and pink from Spotlight (I buy these CONSTANTLY! So great for non-slip, plus they’re pretty!); a black crop top from Glassons; a pink and a blue belt from Sportsgirl so I can finally start building a rainbow belt collection; red checkered pants, dark purple turtleneck, and a gold top (SO gorgeous, found someone wearing it here on Insta) from Valleygirl; a Polaroid 330 Land Camera from a thrift shop; a black pleated skirt and a light blue pleated skirt from Factorie; platform black boots from Target (this style are my everyday go-to style boots; it took me FOUR Targets to find these!); pastel purple turtleneck sweater top and Friends Central Perk LEGO set from Kmart.
♡ LISTENED TO: Fearless (Taylor’s Version), obviously. As a die hard Taylor Swift fan, I bought it the day it came out. I was ecstatic to hear Mr. Perfectly Fine, That’s When, and All Over You, as well as all my old favourites. It’s a beautiful, wonderful album and I will be buying every single one she re-does, no matter how quickly or slowly she re-does them.
As for any/everyone else, this month I enjoyed: Demi Lovato’s Dancing With The Devil and Met Him Last Night ft. Ariana Grande; Sabotage by Bebe Rexha; Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home) by by Elle King and Miranda Lambert; America’s Sweetheart by LILHUDDY; Poison Prescribed As Medicine by Outline in Colour; A Little Bit Alexis by Annie Murphy (from Schitt’s Creek 😂); In The End – Mellen Gi Remix by Tommee Profitt, Fleurie, Mellen Gi and All Your Exes by Julia Michaels.
THINGS BY OTHERS THAT I LOVE:
♡ A superior collection of sauce packets – and a pleasing way of organising them too! 😯
♡ Monica knocks it out of the park again with her Baby Yoda shaped chicken nuggets. I will never NOT be amazed by this woman! 🙌
♡ 11 theories about Friends that make a lot of sense.
♡ This Togepi hot chocolate bomb is way too cute 🙊
♡ With soft drink, fruit, jelly/jello, biscuits, marshmallows, cool whip, and more, this marshmallow jelly pie is almost too sweet for ME 😅
♡ The DIY project that’s been missing from my life: how to make hoop earrings. Thank you, Amber!
♡ When memes help the world’s economy.
♡ This DIY fire pit is so cute, it *almost* makes me forget that it involves fire and is therefore scary 😂
♡ It’s like this 3D wallpaper was made especially for me.
♡ Me. Every single day.
Until next time,
7 thoughts on “In April…”
I agree how the heck is it May already???? I had a little chuckle at you lamenting being almost 25, I’ll be 50 later this year. You think time goes fast now, just wait!
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it’s nice to see that there are so many good things happening in your life. There are so many things to be thankful for. Anyway, I wish you good health.
I’m sorry to read your seizures and new medication is not going so well. However, I was happy to read that hasn’t stopped you doing plenty in May despite time going so fast.
I have always loved indie/alternative nights out, it’s good to know that scene is going strong around other parts of the world. Enjoy your nights out 🙂
Wow! How on earth did you get to do all that stuff in one month? I barely left the house in April. I went for a 30-minute walk yesterday, does that count? Lol!
I was surprised how fast the year went. A little slower than last year. 2020 went by and gone. It felt like most of the year, never even happened.
Sorry about your serizures. I pray you have less, or none this month. God bless!
Wow, you did a lot. I suffered from covid in April. And was stuck at home.
Sounds like you have been very busy and have managed to pack loads in. Nightclubbing with friends sounds like so much fun x