Mr. Cody Pike

Avid concert goer, pop culture fanatic, TV binger

August 2020

August 1: Headed up to Amanda’s to stay the week and take care of Harper. Worked on my July blog post and getting caught up writing in my journal. I watched Hollywood, America’s Got Talent, World of Dance, Canada’s Drag Race, Orange is the New Black, and Schitt’s Creek throughout the day. Had food delivered and took a bath. August 2: My test came back and I’m positive for COVID-19. Very lucky that my symptoms are so mild. I finished Schitt’s Creek and Orange is the New Black today. 🙁 Picked up my Walmart pickup order so I’d have food for the week and not have to leave anywhere. August 3: Day 1 of a weigh loss challenge I’m doing with family and friends. At my sister’s for the week. Worked. Kaylee brought me a thermometer and a bag of food and treats, love her! I watched The Politician and Down to Earth with Zac Efron throughout the day. Took a bath and talked to my grandma. August 4: Did some cleaning and started work at 9. Finished Down to Earth with Zac Efron, watched The Bachelor: Greatest Seasons Ever!, and started Little Fires Everywhere. Andrea had Crumbl delivered! August 5: Started work at 7:30. Finished Little Fires Everywhere. Watched World of Dance, America’s Got Talent, and the premiere of Big Brother: All Stars. August 6: Started work at 8. I watched America’s Got Talent, The Oprah Conversation, and See throughout the day. Had Del Taco for dinner. Took a bath and listened to new music that dropped at 10. August 7: Got Starbucks. Had our All Hands meeting today. Played a scavenger hunt game. I watched Canada’s Drag Race. Harmon’s after work. Had pasta for dinner and watched Sex Education throughout the day. August 8: Got a haircut, picked up our book club book from the office, and stopped at Target. Did some cleaning. Caught up on Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist. Watched Katy Keene and worked on some goals to complete before I turn 30 in 101 days. August 9: 100 days until I turn 30. Posted goals on Instagram. I watched Katy Keene. Left Amanda’s at 11. Back home. My grandma and I had KFC for dinner. Watched Too Hot to Handle, Brooklyn Nine Nine and Big Brother throughout the day. August 10: Morning walk. Went to Rocky’s for a tire rotation, Jiffy Lube for an oil change, canceled chiropractor membership, Wiggy Wash, and the grocery store. I watched The Oprah Conversation, finished Katy Keene, and Too Hot To Handle. Took a nap. Made my dinners for the week and watched The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons Ever! August 11: Morning walk. Worked at my parent’s. My mom and I watched Selling Sunset throughout the day. Went to the gym after work. Finished Too Hot To Handle. Had dinner, got my Lindsay Lohan Speak vinyl, practiced Spanish, and read. August 12: Morning jog/walk. Started work at 8 at my parent’s. Bought some Joe Biden merch today. Went to the gym. Had dinner and watched America’s Got Talent and Big Brother. Practiced Spanish and read before bed. August 13: Morning walk and work at 8 at my parent’s. Got caught up on Selling Sunset. Off at 4 and went to the gym. Watched Big Brother, read, and listened to new songs that came out including Midnight Sky by Miley Cyrus. August 14: Started working at 7 today. Read for book club. Listened to all of the Dolly’s America podcast episodes. Off at 3 and went to the gym. I watched Canada’s Drag Race, World of Dance, and Seinfeld. FaceTimed with Kylie. August 15: McDonald’s for breakfast. I watched 13 Reasons Why. Hung out with Amanda, Bre, and my mom at the bar. Went over to Kaylee’s grandma’s house for a pool party with Kaylee, Jen, her kids, Andrea, Dan, Shinah, Byron, and Ahnika. Byron, Ahnika, Shinah, and I hiked the Y after and saw a tarantula. August 16: Got up and headed over to my parent’s. Ran some errands with my mom. Ranked my concerts. Amanda and Bre came over. We had dinner and watched Big Brother and some game shows. August 17: Had a dentist appointment. 0 cavities. Worked in the office with Kathryn and Zach. Zach and I went and got Green Me for lunch and then Kathryn and I went on a walk. My 1st Taylor Swift CD came. Listened to the lakes for the first time. Had Taco Bell for dinner and watched the DNC Convention. August 18: Normal work day. Went up to Salt Lake after work. Had dinner with Ciara and Nathan and hung out at their house. August 19: Worked at my parent’s house. Did some laundry and watched The Oprah Conversation. Had spaghetti for dinner, yum! August 20: Coffee truck. Work at my parent’s. I watched America’s Got Talent and Big Brother. Jody, my grandma, and I went over to Brittany’s for Kambree’s 5th birthday party. August 21: Starbucks. Went into the office. Watched Big Brother. We had book club today. Sarah came in. Went to Mick’s place in Highland with Danielle and Jessica. We had pizza and went to an escape room. Played games at his house after. August 22: Went over to my parent’s. Watched 13 Reasons Why. Met Danielle, Jessica, and Mick at Labyrinth in Lindon. We had sushi for dinner and got frozen yogurt. August 23: 1 year since Lover and 1 month since folklore came out. I watched 13 Reasons Why, America’s Got Talent, and The Umbrella Academy. Created a Taylor Swift fan account. August 24: 10th Anniversary of Katy Perry’s Teenage Dream album. I finished Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates. Worked. Went on a walk during lunch. I watched Canada’s Drag Race. Went to the gym, the store, and then home. Ate and watched Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Put on Armageddon before bed. August 25: Worked at my parent’s. Watched Love Island. Had dinner at my parent’s. We watched America’s Got Talent. August 26: Stopped at Starbucks to get a Nitro Cold Brew. Went into the office. Brittany was in today as well. Test drove a VW Jetta after work. Had dinner and watched Big Brother. August 27: Stopped at Joe’s coffee and headed to work at Kassidi’s with her and Kaylee. Santa Queen for lunch. I got a Taylor Swift blanket with a Capital One deal. Kassidi created a logo for me. We ate dinner at Mi Rancherito. Played Mario Party. Katy Perry dropped her new album, SMILE. 🙂 August 28: Worked at my parent’s. Watched Big Brother. We had a Digital Marketing department call. They have a menu of gifts we can choose from as a ‘thank you’ since we’ll be working from home for at least until the end of the year. Bought a Taylor Swift ERA hoodie. Test drove some Honda’s and the Jetta again. Had Del Taco for dinner with my grandma. August 29: Put together a new car playlist. Stopped at the bank and then Ken Garff Volkswagen in Orem. Went through the paperwork and left the lot with my new 2020 Jetta SEL around 1. Made my first post on Mr. Pop Addict. Had pasta for dinner with my grandma and watched Love Island. August 30: Hung out at my parent’s. Amanda and Bre came over. We had dinner and watched the MTV VMA’s. August 31: Worked at my parent’s. Watched Big Brother. Went to the gym. I watched Canada’s Drag Race. Made dinner and watched The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons of All Time with Nick.

Gym/Workout Count: Walks, hikes

TV Shows: 13 Reasons Why, America’s Got Talent, American Ninja Warrior, Big Brother, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Canada’s Drag Race, DNC Convention, Down to Earth with Zac Efron, Hollywood, Katy Keene, Little Fires Everywhere, Love Island, Match Game, MTV VMA’s, Orange is the New Black, Press Your Luck, Schitt’s Creek, See, Seinfeld, Selling Sunset, Sex Education, The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons Ever!, The Oprah Conversation, The Politician, The Umbrella Academy, Too Hot to Handle, World of Dance, Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist

Books: Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates, me and white supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor by Layla F. Saad

Movies: Armageddon

Music: Katy Perry’s new album: Smile, Ice Cream by BLACKPINK with Selena Gomez, Badlands Live by Halsey, Expensive by Ty Dolla $ign and Nicki Minaj, JoJo’s new album, Physical remix by Dua Lipa with Gwen Stefani, Midnight Sky by Miley Cyrus, Rooted by Ciara and Ester Dean, Levitating by Dua Lipa featuring Missy Elliott and Madonna, Dying Breed by The Killers, Laugh Now Cry Later by Drake with Lil Durk, So Done by Alicia Keys with Khalid, Hard On Yourself by Charlie Puth and blackbear, If I Hate You by Fletcher, Happy Now by Pentatonix, Save the Day by Mariah Carey with Lauryn Hill, Imploding the Mirage by The Killers, Troye Sivan’s new album, Lennon Stella, Maluma, Mary, Did You Know by Dolly Parton, Dance Like Nobody’s Watching by Iggy Azalea and Tinashe, folklore: the escapism chapter by Taylor Swift, Charlie Puth, Fletcher, Pharrell Williams and Jay-Z, Tim McGraw, the lakes by Taylor Swift, Wap by Card B and Megan Thee Stallion and music video with Kylie Jenner, Rosalia, and Normani, Rager teenager! by Troye Sivan, What U Need by JoJo, AUATC by Bon Iver, Freak by Doja Cat, Quarantine by blink-182, Exile cover by Damian and Anna Claire McGinty, my ex’s best friend (with blackbear) by Machine Gun Kelly, Daylight by Joji and Diplo, Would You by Cameron Dallas

Fitbit Steps: Total steps: 250,968. Average per day: 8,095.74.

Gratitude: catching up on shows, a bath, food delivery, mild symptoms, ordering new books, finishing shows, staying at Amanda’s, Kaylee bringing me stuff, chatted with my grandma, FaceTiming with Jacob, my BFF Andrea, productive morning, Big Brother starting, Del Taco, new music, Starbucks, pasta, haircut, good shows, putting together goals, heading back home, new season of Big Brother, morning walks, productive morning, meal prep, watching a new show with my mom, my Lindsay Lohan Speak vinyl came, got some good ideas for Mr. Pop Addict, that I jogged the first part of my morning walk, getting into some habits, got my morning walk in, new Miley music, early work days, book club at work, McDonald’s breakfast, the fries at my grandma’s bar, saw a tarantula, chill day, all of the concerts I’ve been to, dinner at my parent’s, seeing Kathryn and Zach at work, 0 cavities, the lakes is now on streaming services, Sharna is back on DWTS, dinner with Ciara and Nathan, Oprah, my dad’s spaghetti, my mom making me breakfast, saw Sarah in the office, book club at work, fun escape room, sushi, hanging with friends, Taylor Swift’s music, pasta, Katy Perry’s music, dinner at my parent’s, Nitro cold brew, working with and seeing Brittany, test drove a new car, working at Kassidi’s, bought a Taylor Swift blanket, Kaylee letting me use her Capital One card, Kassidi created a logo for me, dinner with friends, playing Mario Party, work department giving us a present, new Taylor Swift ERA hoodie, Del Taco, got a new car for a great deal, pasta, making my first post on Mr. Pop Addict, that Amanda was safe from her encounter at Walmart, MTV VMA’s, weekly stand ups with the team, saw Byron and Ahnika at Macey’s