The Latest and Greatest

The Latest and Greatest

Ekkk I can't believe it's been almost two months since my last post! I have been so absolutely boggled down by classwork, working, Jasmine and my latest pinterest obsession that blogging has sadly taken the backseat to my many many responsibilities.

So there have been a few significant changes in my life since my last post. For one, I am now employed...sorta. More specifically I'm interning. Which is awesome because I absolutely love my internship. The only thing I would love more about my internship, is if it were paid... Just sayin'.

 Anyhow, this summer, I am the newest intern for The National Kidney Foundation Serving the Carolinas, North Carolina Region. So if you have a moment, please swing the facebook page that I have created for our region and show a little "like" lovin' 

National Kidney Foundation Serving the Carolinas

I've also been taking summer classes at UNCC. Those of you who have had the misfortune of taking summer college classes, know that it's typically 16 weeks of work condensed into 5 weeks. Basically the end result is you finish faster, but you wound up having so much information crammed into your brain that it basically renders you emotionally unstable by the end of your 5 weeks. I swear last night James asked me a question about 50 Shades of Grey and I replied "There are 4 basic types of privacy, informational, bodily, communication and territorial." (By the way, in case you haven't heard, 50 Shades of Grey is more like "50 Shades of Total Sexy Goodness." It should come with a warning label. Warning: Reading this book may lead to you attempting to perform "acts" which you have not, nor should ever try. Unless you are a gymnast a ballerina... or married to the Rock. Just sayin').

"I'm sexy and I know it!"

I've also decided to take more of an interest in my health. A few months ago, my idea of exercising was walking up one flight of stairs...and then catching an elevator for the remaining two flights...while eating a twinkie.... Anyhow, I've definitely made quite a few positive changes. For one, I no longer eat past 8:00 pm. I've also made it a point to wake up at ungodly hour of 5:30 am at least three times a week for an early morning jog. I'm attempting to get myself in shape so that I can actually run the upcoming 5k Color Run. This will be my first attempt at running a 5k. In that past, you could typically find me leisurely strolling amongst the sweaty, heavily panting runners. This September, I am proud to say that I will be joining the ranks of those aforementioned sweaty, heavily panting runners. Yay! I'm also planning to participate in the Diva Half-Marathon in Myrtle Beach, SC next April. Double yay!

As life dictates, there's also always a bit of bad news to go with the good. Last Saturday, my grandfather passed away. The saddest thing is that he never got a chance to meet his beautiful great-granddaughter. I guess, I'll close this post by saying make sure you tell the people in your life how much they mean to you. Tomorrow is not promised for anyone. Hold your babies, husbands, wives, boyfriends or girlfriends close and let them know that they mean the world to you. 

Until next time my friends.

- Reese


  1. What a great post, thanks for sharing, and I'm so sad to hear about the loss of your grandpa..

  2. Oh at first I thought you said you had a job "internetting" and I thought, wow, now that sounds like fun. Blah, too many hours in front of the screen (I blame work) and you start seeing things....

    Good for you on your new job and your commitment to get in shape. I'll admit I hate running, with a passion, but I am all for being active and healthy.

    My condolences on the loss of your grandfather. I feel for you that he never got to meet his great granddaughter. That really is sad. I am estranged from my parents and feel sad for them that they don't want to reach out and get to know their amazing granddaughter.

    1. Thanks Shayna :)

      It's funny that you left a comment. Your blog was actually part of the reason I wrote my most recent post. I happened to be on your page the other day, reading your about me section, and then a few days later got into an argument with a friend who told me I was neglecting my daughter by trying to work. It was not pretty. But I imagine you hear a lot of the same.

      I'm sorry to hear about your family. Your daughter is so adorable. It's difficult to imagine anyone not wanting to be a part of her life. Hopefully they come around eventually.

      Looking forward to swinging by your blog and reading more posts.


  3. Great post, so sorry to hear about your grandfather passing. Congrats on the job position, and good luck with the running! I want to do the color run 5k as well! seems like crazy fun.


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