So, I’ve officially decided that life needs a replay button. Where did summer go?! 😦
I started my senior year of college yesterday, and I can definitely say this semester might kick my ass, in a good way, of course.
As much as I might bitch and complain about the amount of work I’ve gotta do, I know it’s good for me and the real world isn’t going to be all rainbows and butterflies. Thank you Maroon 5 for that reference.
I had two of my 5 classes that I’m enrolled in starting at 3:30 yesterday, and lasting til ten at night.
My Monday through Wednesdays will most likely be all-day and night classes. Aka lots of time on my ass in a computer chair. Aka ants in my pants. Aka do you think it’d be socially acceptable to bring an exercise ball to sit on in class?
Ok, I’ll stop asking questions right there. But you better bet I’m doing that when I have my own office. I feel like Starbucks should just open a shop in every single office location across the globe. Agreed?
Do you work in an office?
Favorite Starbucks drink?
Anywho, I’ve gotten more than enough questions about what I bring to eat/snack on during class, since I don’t have the time or energy to cook when I get back from class. Plus, who wants to shovel down steak and potatoes at odd hours of the night when you could be stalking people on Facebook, Twittering or blogging? Duh.
So, here you go. This is what I managed to shove in my purse yesterday. Just note that this does not include my wallet, keys, notepad, pens/pencils/random items that somehow manage to crawl into my purse…like socks…what? Anyways, also note that my purse is large and in charge.
A scarf. Yes, I know it’s warm out and I know scarves usually belong in closets…BUT, here’s the method to my madness:
I am clumsy. I spill things. I find food tangled in the ends of my hair at 6pm from breakfast that day. The odds of me spilling or staining my shirt are pretty damn high…enter: the scarf! Wrap it around your neck and dangle it so that it covers whatever nastiness you just spilled, spewed or was thrown all over your shirt. Crisis averted. Just make sure the scarf is LIGHT and summery 😀
Food. I like to eat, I get hungry…a lot. More than the average college student. I find it hard to believe that some people “forget” to eat, no no, my stomach will NOT let me forget to eat. It won’t let anyone within a sound-bearing distance of me forget, either.
Bars, bars and more bars! Easy and convenient. I carry at least 4-5. Here’s the culprits from yesterday’s haul:
I also collect trash. Just kidding, kind of. Somehow my purse becomes a bar graveyard as well…
Fruit! Even when I’m not hungry, I try to snack every hour or so.
I usually carry some kind of stone fruit in a baggie, and an orange, banana or apple. They USUALLY withstand my romping around and slamming of my bag on the floor. If not, then I can usually smell the mess before I see it. “It smells like bananas in here guys!!” Ummm…about that.
Next up: lip care. I cannot go more than about 2 hours without applying SOME kind of lip product, whether it be chapstick, gloss, whatever…it’s an addiction. My favorite is Burt’s Bees tinted lip balm in “Raisin”. I hate raisins. Love this balm, though. It’s minty, not raisiny, by the way.
As well as a mirror for applying said balm:
GUM! And tea. I’ve explained the tea deal before, but basically – hot water is free at most coffee shops. So if I’m not carrying any cash I just ask for a cup and brew my own. Problem solved! Oh, and back to the gum, I am a gum FIEND.
Last, but not least, the necessary compact-Cara:
Just kidding 😉
What’s in your purse?
What’s your favorite type of lip balm/gum/bar/etc?
Off to get some work done.
Peace and love!
p.s. I caved in and got a TWITTER – follow me and I’ll follow youuu! 😀