September Fitness Update

Get Up

 

I am not going to lie. This months has been rough. I don’t know what it is, but I’ve lost a lot of motivation. Maybe my recent Vegas trip didn’t help in my motivation.

I have been doing Zumba and that is a lot of fun. I mean, zumba is always a lot of fun. But since I recently got out of a sew-in, I have been less likely to work out. It could be that I don’t want to sweat out my hair since I straighten it, but I still need to figure out a way to work out. Lately I have been watching natural hair videos on YouTube and they have been a great inspiration. I would like to see more videos on how women of color or women with kinky hair work out and still maintain beautiful hairstyles.

All in all, I didn’t work out that much.

Eat UP

I have not been eating very well in August and the beginning of September. Going to Vegas and eating all buffet style food didn’t necessarily help.

Calories Consumed: I don’t want to know!

It’s not about dieting, it’s about having a healthy lifestyle.  This lifestyle is definitely a journey more than a destination.  Check out my other fitness update posts!

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Birdie Chic • All White Everything

I hate being confined to rules!  I love white!  I like the way it looks – it makes everything appear to be cleaner than it actually is, right?

I did wear this on a summer day, but I would totally rock this during the fall too!  I really liked how everything came together.  My Banana Republic ballet flats are a nice pop of color!

Blazer: J. Crew  // Top: J. Crew (similar) // Pants: J. Crew (similar) // Ballet Flats: Banana Republic

Would you wear white in the fall?

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Birdie Chic • Shopping the Closet

I mentioned in a previous Birdie Chic that it is important to shop the closet.  New combinations could mean a totally new outlook on your outfit!  This is another great example!

The safari/cargo jacket has been featured SEVERAL times, but it is purely amazing!

Scarf: Brokedown Palace // Skirt: New York & Company // Sandals: Express // Cargo Jacket: Khols

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Birdie Chic • No Pictures Please

Another picture where I was feeling myself a little too strongly!  I totally do know what the occasion was but I have to say I like this ensemble!

The gold details on the purse, shoes, necklace and jacket help tie the look together surprisingly!

Sometimes you just got to bust out and try something new!

Jacket + Button Up: J. Crew // Jeans: Old Navy // Shoes: Tory Burch // Purse: Aldo // Sunnies: MinkPink (Nordstrom)

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DIBS!

My parents had this lying around in the basement.  Just chilling … nothing special.

Except that is special!  The most special thing EVER!  It’s super heavy though … I LOVE IT!  Some of the keys stick but it’s not a problem.

I looked it up and some people are paying top dollar for this sucker and others like it!

My favorite bloggers, like Jessica of The Lovely Side, and my favorite YouTubers, like Claire Marshall, all have decorated their apartment with sophistication of a typewriter.

I feel slightly cooler because I didn’t have to go far! *jk

Between this and my record player, I feel like my apartment is the perfect mix of modern technology and throwback style!

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Bird’s Eye View • June + July 2014

So I am going to try to do some compilations of my life via photos, whether they are from my phone or my camera. I think this is the best way to get a perspective on my ‘not so normal’ life! Welcome to a Bird’s Eye View! :)

Getting ready to play #videogames! 🎮

You know you are into social media and blogging when…

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Birdie Chic • Flawless

Man oh man, was I feeling  myself on this day!  You couldn’t tell me nothing – I know that’s a double negative but I am quoting the cocky one himself, Kanye West!

Sometimes you just got to strut your stuff.  Sometimes you feel like your crap doesn’t stink!

… then you awake to reality!  LOL, either way, I feel great!

I even did my make up!  What do you think?  Sassy?  LOL

Blazer: unknown // Shirt: New York & Company // Shoes: Madewell // Jewelry + Pants: J. Crew

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