…and surviving LASIK.

This is part 3 of my journey through LASIK. To read part’s 1 & 2 please click the links! 🙂

So I was done. I put my black-out shades on and walked cautiously out the facility door clinging to Mike’s arm. I was so excited to look at everything but the light was so bright that I had to eventually walk with my eyes closed as he directed me back to the car. Once inside, we made a quick stop at Whole Foods to pick up some things he could make me for dinner and then we headed home for my post-surgical slumber.

After surgery they give you a Tylenol PM so that you *ideally* sleep for the next 4 hours and wake up feeling marvelous. I’m not going to lie, that did NOT happen.

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…new hair.

blog16New city, new hair. The last time my hair was short was in my freshman year of college…yikes. I’ve been growing it ever since and never thought I would cut it off again. Pre-cut it was falling around my waist. Yeah, THAT long. Let me start by saying that this was not an un-premeditated decision. I have been debating chopping my hair off for months – since sometime last summer actually.

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…simple sugars.

Simple Sugars

Being a New England girl, when the winter weather comes around I am all about every possible product to keep my skin from drying up. Between the frigid temperatures and blistering wind, what’s a girl to do? Well I just ordered some sugar scrubs from Simple Sugars and I am completely smitten!

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…to diy a face scrub.

diy face scrubCreating your own face scrub at home can seem like a daunting task when you have no idea where to start or what ingredients you need. Luckily, most of the necessary ingredients are probably sitting in your pantry just waiting to be mixed together. The recipe I am going to provide is my favorite version that I’ve come up with after trying this a few times but you can certainly add in anything else that you like!

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…to diy a halloween costume.

diy halloween costumesOkay, full disclosure…I HAVE thrown together a few Halloween costumes in the past so this is not exactly a fresh out of the gate attempt at creating a costume this year. However, most of my previous costumes consisted of finding things I had in my closet and putting “dead” makeup on. If you’re in the market for a real quick costume option

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