We Can Make It Somehow


My commute to work this morning was a ball of stress. The subway line that I usually take to work was delayed for quite some time due to a signal malfunction at a stop a few miles away. What does that mean for the morning commuter? Time to find other methods of transportation in order to get to work on time. This leads to insanely long lines for every single bus going downtown as well as taxis being hailed every which way. Luckily, I ran into my co-worker who lives in the same complex as I do, so we endured the crowded and slow-moving bus to work together. Misery loves company, right?


Forever 21 Denim Jacket
Beaded Collar Blouse c/o Ali & Kris (similar)
Vegan Leather Skirt c/o Lulu*s
OASAP Shoulder Bag (similar)
Ruffle Flats c/o Pink & Pepper

My old college roommates and I decided to sign up for a gym together as a way to prep for our trip to Miami in April. Well, more like we decide to sign up for a bunch of free trials at various gyms around near our individual offices in the city. We were supposed to meet up for a Zumba class after work today but both of them ended up having to stay late at work. After forgetting my sneakers for Monday's work out, I thought this was yet another sign that I wasn't meant to exercise. And just as I was about to gorge myself in junk food I thought, maybe I'll just exercise from home. So I pulled up a Zumba exercise video on YouTube (the instructor had a british accent so I figured that would keep me motivated - everything is better with an accent) and sweated my butt off for an hour. I felt like an idiot but within the confines of my own bedroom, which allowed me to be completely shameless. No one else needs to see me rocking those dance moves and swinging my arms from right to left.


13 comments

  1. haha free trials are awesome! i keep telling myself i need to get in shape before hawaii! but.... it hasn't been happening. i had ice cream for lunch today lol fail.

    -marsa
    The DayLee Journal

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  2. I am in love with your flats!! You look so cute all the time. I am so glad I came across your blog! xx. McKenna Lou
    www.lynnandlou.com

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  3. Love the leather skirt! Leather and denim can never go wrong together! xx

    http://rosalindatj.blogspot.com

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  4. Aw Jen, that's awesome that you did Zumba!! You should check out "Pop Pilates" on youtube... she has some really good stuff, especially her older routines, if you want to try Pilates. Good indoor stuff for rainy days!

    I adore your leather skirt, and girl, you are really rocking this look~ you look like a supa staaar.

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    1. Ali, you rock. Definitely trying out Pop Pilates tonight! Gonna get my workout ON.

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  5. Okay, you and your site are absolutely adorable! In love with your style, and that beaded collar :)
    xo TJ

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  6. love this look jen! that skirt is AMAZING!!!!!!!

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  7. wow, i love your outfit - especially the skirt! you look gorgeous :) i really enjoy your blog so far. if you like mine too, do you want to follow each other? xo jess
    www.stylizedluxe.blogspot.com

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  8. Love the sleekness of this look which both the black color and leather parts give.

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  9. love this. That skirt is perfect!
    I love your anecdotes. =)
    xo,
    nancy

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  10. Hahaha funnily enough this made me want to try out Zumba! I've tried Yoga last month but this month is blah. I don't even have plans to exercise for the remaining days. Zumba... hmmm let's see. I might try it for next month! :D

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