Journal Recap for January 2023:
January 1: I slept in, got ready, and went to Walmart. I organized the fridge and pantry. I watched Miley’s New Years Eve Party and had lunch. It was so good! I then watched Canada’s Drag Race: Canada vs The World, Seinfeld, and Glee. Kylie came out into the living room. I made dinner and we watched Bros and Hercules. I slept out on the couch. January 2: I woke up early and moved from the couch back into my bedroom. I posted countdowns of things I’m excited for in 2023. I went down to the apartment gym. I started and finished Awaken the Giant Within by Anthony Robbins. I showered, did laundry, put away Christmas decorations, cleaned up the kitchen, and set up in the living room. Kylie and I put on Summer House. I worked on my 2023 budget, made dinner, and we finished season 2 close to 9. January 3: I went to the apartment gym, got ready, and went into the office. My record player came. I went to Smith’s after work. Kylie and I watched Summer House. I made dinner. I set up my record player and put on Midnights. January 4: I woke up around 5:45. I got ready and went to donate plasma. I went into the office and got a smoothie. Sarah came in as well. We had lunch with Spencer and Jake and chatted zombie movies. I left work at 4:30. I chatted with Tasha, had dinner, listened to podcasts, and went to bed. January 5: I went to the apartment gym, got ready, and headed into the office. Shae and I played basketball for my 1-1. We had book club. Brittany’s mom, niece, and Grayson came in. I went to the Provo Mall. I walked around and Colten arrived. We saw M3gan. I headed home, had dinner, and went to bed. January 6: I went to a doctor’s appointment and then went back home to work. Jen Shah was sentenced to 6.5 years in prison. I had lunch with Kallie at Gourmandise. I had dinner and watched Seinfeld. Kylie and I watched Abbott Elementary and The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City. January 7: Chill day in my room. I played around on my phone, posted weight loss results, put on The Vampire Diaries and then took a shower. I made lunch. I watched more of The Vampire Diaries in my room and read some. Shinah picked me up. We had dinner with Alex and Cassidy at Blue Fish Sushi Bar. We stopped at 7-Eleven and then over to their place to play games. January 8: I got ready and then Kylie and I met Colten and Destiny at a place called Insomnica for coffee. They came over to see our apartment after. I went to the store. Kylie and I watched Summer House. I did journal stuff. Kylie went down to Payson. I watched America’s Got Talent: All-Stars and Special Forces: World’s Toughest Test. When Kylie got home, we watched RuPaul’s Drag Race. I listened to podcasts and went to bed. January 9: Didn’t want to donate plasma or go to the gym this morning so I fell back asleep. I went to Dutch Bros and then into the office. Groggy day. I donated plasma after work. I got Jimmy John’s for dinner and watched Untucked: RuPaul’s Drag Race and The Pit Stop. January 10: I went into the office. We celebrated Sarah’s 1 year work anniversary by going to lunch at Pizzeria Seven Twelve. I watched the Golden Globes after work and had leftovers for dinner. January 11: I woke up at 5:30, donated plasma, and went into the office. Sarah and Briant came in today as well. Sarah and I went over and got our picture taken for a headshot. I chilled in my room after work. I put on America’s Got Talent: All Stars, looked at Airbnb’s for Vegas, sent them to Sarah, and did some journal work. I watched Special Forces, Seinfeld, and Doordashed stuff from Fiiz Drinks. January 12: I went to the apartment gym, got ready, and went into the office. I secured Sam Smith tickets. We had our All Hands meeting. I went to Smith’s after work. Kylie and I watched Abbott Elementary and The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City. January 13: I went into the office today. Worked on local stuff, chatted with Zac and Shannon, and did some journal work. I watched Summer House throughout the day. I met Shinah at the Orem mall after work. We walked around. I went to T-Mobile to get a new screen protector ordered. We went over and ate at Blaze. We then met up with Dan and Andrea at the Orem Cinemark. We watched House Party. January 14: I woke up early, did some chores, and put on Summer House in the living room. I went to the store. When Kylie was home, we watched RuPaul’s Drag Race and Untucked. I watched Seinfeld, more of Summer House, TikTok’s, and then watched Velma before heading to bed. January 15: I made breakfast, did some chores, showered, and put on Summer House. I booked an Airbnb for when Sarah and I are in Las Vegas in March. Kylie and I watched a movie called Sick. I then watched The Last of Us, Velma, and more Summer House before heading to bed. January 16: I went to the apartment gym, did laundry, the dishes, and got ready. I went and donated plasma. Dustin and I had lunch at Tsubame Rotating Sushi. I dropped off my dad’s Yellowstone glass that came and picked up my jury duty check. I then went over to my grandma’s. I changed out the lightbulbs in my mom’s room. The shoes and hair stuff she got me arrived that I took home with me. I went home, watched Summer House, ordered dinner, and ended the night watching Seinfeld. January 17: I got ready, went to Dutch Bros, and then into the office. Brittany, Kenzie, and I went to Saver’s during lunch to get vases. We then got flowers at Trader Joe’s and I deposited a check. I left work around 4. I watched Summer House, had dinner, did budget and journal stuff, and did some work before bed. January 18: Up at 6 and went to donate plasma. I went in the office. Had a very productive morning. Read for book club during lunch. I left work before 4. I went to the VW dealership and Dustin did an oil change on my car. I went to The Wandering Stones and dinner at Village Baker with Sarah T. January 19: The new Scream trailer dropped. Dolly Parton’s birthday, I wore a Dolly shirt. I went to Beans & Brews and then into the office. Brittany brought in more sour dough bread, yum. I took Sarah to the frontrunner station, stopped at Smith’s, and then headed home. I had sushi, watched Winter House, and then did journal stuff while catching up on podcasts. I pieced together the new music playlist and went to bed. January 20: I started working in my bedroom and listened to music. I worked on my 2022 self evaluation and then moved to working in the living room. I watched Winter House and had lunch. I went to Walmart. I texted Shinah to chat about Sundance for the weekend. I went into my room, watched Summer House, got wine drunk, had sushi, and went to bed. January 21: I lounged in bed watching Summer House. Shinah and I got Starbucks and made our way up to Park City around 11. We parked at the park and ride and rode the shuttle to main street. We checked out the Acura lounge. We joined the waitlist for Theatre Camp but didn’t get in. We went to the Canada Goose lounge where Brandi Cyrus was DJ’ing. We stopped at the Lyft section and Shinah won us 2 small mustache pillows out of the claw machine. We went back to our car, saw a shooting star, stopped at Taco Bell’s, and went to Andrea and Dan’s. We hung out, played Donkey Kong and Kirby’s Avalanche, and then headed home. January 22: Shinah and I stopped at Starbucks and made our way up to Park City at 9. We got on the waitlist for Drift and were numbers 4 and 5. We got our 2023 Stanley water bottles and headed to the Eccles. We got let in. Drift starred Cynthia Erivo and Alia Shawkat. It was very sad and I sobbed. We got on the waitlist for Shortcomings and were numbers 35 and 36. We went right into the waitlist line and got in. It was Randall Park’s first time directing and the cast was amazing. We went back to our car and slowly drove home through the Salt Lake way because of the weather. I got Panda Express, chatted with Kylie, watched Summer House, and did budget and journal stuff before heading to bed. January 23: I woke up at 5:30, got ready, and headed to donate plasma. They had to adjust the needle a few times in my left arm and then switched to my right arm. Wasn’t doing well so they ended the donation. Still got paid though. I went into the office. Made picks for my Bachelor brackets. I finished my self evaluation. I watched Summer House and the premiere of The Bachelor. January 24: I stopped at Dutch Bros and then went into the office. Kylie bought us VIP tickets for Ruston Kelly. I went to Walmart and then over to Brittany’s. I had dinner with her and her kids. We made soft pretzels and watched The Traitors. Drove home in snowy weather. January 25: I worked from home today. I watched a webinar. Kylie worked from home as well. I watched The Traitors. I finished piecing together a list of albums and things to watch of Taylor Swift’s before her concert. After work, I set up my reclining camp chair. I had some wine, ordered Costa Vida, and we watched Drag Race, The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City Reunion Part 1, Untucked, and Abbott Elementary. January 26: I went into the office. Shae took me to Dutch Bros. Had a few meetings before lunch. My afternoon was full of meetings as well. I went to Smith’s after work to get sushi. I chilled in my room listening to podcasts. I moved into the living room, had dinner, watched The Traitors, the premiere of Taylor Swift’s Lavender Haze music video, pieced together and listened to the new music Friday playlist, did some work, bought tickets for Titanic, and got caught up on my journal. January 27: I did the dishes, listened to podcasts, started laundry, and set up for work in the living room. I vacuumed, dusted, and mopped. I finished the new music playlist and put on The Traitors. I went to Costco to get pillows during lunch, a Mickey shirt at Walmart, and then got Del Taco. I finished The Traitors and put on Summer House. My new Fitbit arrived. I had dinner, got fully caught up on Summer House, and went to bed. January 28: I got ready and read on the couch. Kylie and I went to Walmart and then to Jaidy’s for our book club with her and Sammie. Her cousin Brendon came over. We chilled and chatted until we left around 4:30. I went to the gas station and then met Kaylee at the South Jordan Walmart. We ate at Alberto’s and then went to the Metro Music Hall for Be Our Guest Disney DJ night. Sarah met us there. It was such a fun night. I got home after midnight, posted videos, showered, and went to bed. January 29: I listened to podcasts and finished i’ll start again monday by Lysa Terkeurst. I went down to Salem. I stopped at the gas station. I set up on the couch and listened to Taylor Swift. I did budget and journal stuff throughout the day. My dad and I watched the 49ers vs Eagles and then the Chiefs vs Bengals games. He made a pot roast for dinner. Dustin cleared the snow off my car. I drove home super slow because the roads were bad. January 30: I went into the office. I filled out my Bachelor brackets. I went to Smith’s after work, watched Winter House, had dinner, and then watched The Bachelor. January 31: Waited in my car while it defrosted. Super cold this morning. Ate lunch at my desk, watched Winter House, and wrote in my journal. I left work at 6:20. I went to the mall to get an Orange Julius and Flaming Wok for dinner. I went home, watched Winter House, and did journal stuff.
49ers vs Eagles football game, 80th Golden Globes, Abbott Elementary, America’s Got Talent: All-Stars, Bengals vs Chiefs football game, Canada’s Drag Race: Canada vs The World, Glee, Miley’s New Year’s Eve Party, RuPaul’s Drag Race, RuPaul’s Drag Race: The Pit Stop, RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked, Seinfeld, Special Forces: World’s Toughest Test, Summer House, The Bachelor, The Last of Us, The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City, The Traitors, The Vampire Diaries, Velma, Winter House
- House Party
- Awaken the Giant Within by Anthony Robbins
- i’ll start again monday by Lysa Terkeurst
Miley and Dolly’s performance, funny movies, fun year ahead, finishing a book, piecing together a budget, getting to the gym, my new record player, back to donating plasma, chatting with Tasha to plan Florida trip, pushing myself to go to the gym, Brittany’s family coming in to visit, watching a movie with Colten, lunch with Kallie, chill day in my room, binging a show, dinner and games with friends, coffee date with Kylie, Colten, and Destiny, sleeping in, getting into plasma after work, celebrating Sarah’s 1 year work anniversary, watching the Golden Globes, working in the office on a work from home day, free headshots at work, having a gym at our apartment, getting good Sam Smith tickets, chill solo days in the office, dinner with Shinah, going to the movies with Shinah, Andrea, and Dan, productive morning, lazy day, getting an Airbnb booked for a trip, productive day, going to lunch with Dustin, new shoes, points for a free drink at Dutch Bros, getting flowers at lunch, my heart rate dropping in order to donate plasma, Dustin working at the shop to take care of my car, hanging out with Sarah T., new Scream trailer, Dolly’s birthday, getting started on my work self evaluation, getting wine drunk, getting up to the Sundance Film Festival, seeing Brandi Cyrus DJ, hanging with Andrea and Dan, getting a Sundance Stanley, getting into two films, driving home safely, still getting paid at plasma even though it wasn’t a full donation, new season of The Bachelor, getting VIP tickets to Ruston Kelly, having dinner, making pretzels, and hanging with Brittany and her kids, binging The Traitors, my reclining camp chair, watching shows with Kylie, Shae taking me to Dutch Bros, meeting filled day, very productive evening work-wise, cleaning, new pillows, getting my new Fitbit, book club, Disney night with Kaylee and Sarah, finishing my second book of the year, chilling at my dad’s, Dustin cleaning the snow off my car, Bachelor league with coworkers, shrimp, heated seats and steering wheel, being able to start my car from my phone