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Currently....
It's been a while since I have posted one of these for you guys.  I miss it, updating you on all the random things that I have going on.  I am hoping to have the time to get it up and going again. As well as the rest of my blog since I have been neglecting it just a wee bit.
Loving...
It's almost fall again, the weather is cooling down, I can wear boots everyday and jackets and hoodies.  This is my best time of year.  I was given both new boots and a new hoodie recently so I will be wearing the heck out of both.



Reading...
Right now I am reading The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection From the Living Dead by Max Brooks and listening to Chainfire by Terry Goodkind on Audible.
Watching...
Right now I am binge watching a lot of Criminal Minds and Supernatural while I study.  Not sure what works for you but I am on fire with my marks so I am going to keep it going for now.
Making...
Working on my Christmas present list and using up my yarn stash.  We shall see how…

Friendly Fill Ins 103

Hi everyone! Time for the Friendly Fill-Ins. Be sure to leave your link at McGuffy’s Reader. 1. I could really use ____________________. 2. ________________________ is a charity that I like to support. 3. One time, I broke , and                          . 4. I wish that I had  , when I was young(er).
My answers:

1) I could really use a workout buddy to motivate me to stick with my scheduled workouts.

2) Big Brothers Big Sisters of York Region is a charity that I like to support.

3) One time, I broke my thumb, and my dad had a heart attack on the same day.

4) I wish that I had cared more about school, when I was younger.

Throwback Thursday

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A snapshot from a few months ago which will just give an idea of my starting point for my She-Hulk transformation.  There is quite a bit of work to make it to that point but I am excited for this project.

Cosplay Plans: She-Hulk

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I have never before felt the urge to cosplay a super hero, usually I stick to easy to cosplay with out much criticism characters.  But I am on a huge kick to get back in shape and something about She-hulk calls to me so I thought that she would be a great goal for getting into shape.


 Going through pictures on the internet I have found quite a few different costumes that I have varying degrees of fondness for.  There will be lots of research till I find something that suits my comfort level for wearing to a convention I am sure.


The bigger part of these plans though is to get into a cosplaying She-Hulk kind of shape.  I know that a year is no where near enough time to go from my current shape to body builder shape.  However, I think that with a lot of hard work and dedication I can get into decent enough shape to feel comfortable with it.

There will be periodic updates here on the blog but if you want to hear all of the nitty gritty follow @murderchickencosplayfitness on Instagram. …

Kindle Book Review: Kiss Me, I'm Irish

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Emily Musgrave is heading a direction she never wanted to go in Regency England--namely a convent to turn her from her waywardness. But it's more loneliness than rebellion that motivates her to escape her certain fate. Liam Jackson is going nowhere fast in modern-day Tennessee. Playing his Dobro in seedy bars and backward dives along with his fiddling sister, Tinker, is doing nothing for his music career--and even less for the dark places in his soul. Pixie mischief can not only change time-lines, it can change hearts. Because sometimes a girl just needs a little magic in her life.

I found this book to be an interesting time travel fantasy story. Would I have picked it out on my own from a bookstore?  No way.  Did I enjoy reading it? Yes.

Tinker was my favourite character in this book, sheis a mischievous sort of fun which is always lovely.  Besides a punky, pixie?  Totally my spirit animal! (person?) 

I did not relate to Emily very well, I understood the reason the character…

A to Z Challenge 2018: H

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Happiness can be faked.

What?  I know that was what I said at first.  However it really does work.

One of my favourite take aways from Gretchen Rubin's The Happiness Project is that a part of being happy is acting happy.  Playing the part of what you want to be is advice that people give you all the time in so many areas of life.  Why?  Because it works.  Dress for the job you want, act professional etc.

Acting happier works as well, when you start acting happier you are training your mind to be happier with what you have right in the moment and and it becomes a habit.

A to Z Challenge 2018: G

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Good begets good.

Feeling down?  Hold the door for the lady behind you juggling three bags and a toddler.  Instant mood boast.  Putting good out into the world makes you feel good.  Hold doors, smile at people you interact with, say hello or good morning.  Wave to small children.

You don't need to know how those actions effect other people (they won't hurt them) only how they effect you.