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Job Location: Seattle, WASalary: $17/hourly wage amount (2x/month)
According to the time I work, about $870.
I\'m just part time-
It\'s time, but I\'m full in a month. time.
Gender identity: monthly expenditure for women: $837.
50 my own room in a three-bedroom house.
Student loan: $0 (
I was lucky that my parents and scholarship paid for my tuition and I didn\'t have a car or credit card debt. )Wi-Fi: $25.
35 gas charges :~ $10-
Water and Electricity: $40 Spotify: $4 $30.
99 Spotify Premium Hulu with fresh student discounts.
This is the last month I get my discount.
I will pay full price for Spotify next month and lose Hulu subscription. :(
Netflix & phone bill: $0 (Shout-
Go to Patong people. )
Health care: my parents\' plan before I was 26.
My job offers medical insurance, but my sister, who is more mature in his career and still in their plans, I think that means I can do it as well.
Pilates yoga studio: $74 (
My membership fee is $109/month but up to $35 for work. )
Orca transportation card :~ $40 (
My monthly salary is $75 which is great. )
Savings: at least $100 plus the salary I don\'t pay. 401(k)
: I am not qualified yet (
I haven\'t been to work for 90 days)
But once I do, I plan to make enough contributions to accept the company competition. 8 a. m. —
When I woke up, the sun was pouring out of my window, heralding some warm and pleasant weather on this day.
It was over 80 degrees a week ago, but it was raining all week and it was over 60 years old.
I never knew what would happen.
After taking a break in bed and spending too much time on my phone, I went downstairs to eat some food and was very efficient. 9 a. m. —
I waited too late to get up and now I\'m hungry and don\'t want to wait for anything to cook so I ate the two cookies I made last night, at the same time, a huge smoothie made of bananas, Chiya seeds, spinach, blueberries, strawberries and raspberries was mixed with some10:30 a. m. —
I went to Starbucks on foot for some coffee (
Money on gift cards). My friend C.
I was planning for the weekend and she asked if I wanted a drinkand-
Painting class with her tomorrow night
I think it sounds interesting!
My artistic ability is very poor, but I have never had such a class, so I am very excited.
I book online right away to make sure I have a place in class ($39).
Then I went to Value Village by bus. $391:30 p. m. —
After convincing yourself not to buy something you don\'t need (
Look at you, mediocre T-
Only $2 shirt too)
In the end, I bought a cute little storage basket, new pajamas shorts, a floral handkerchief and a set of four wooden bowls for only $9. 83.
I had some time before the bus came, so I ran into Safeway and bought the tampon I needed urgently (ugh)
, Some coffee grounds and a bag of sugar because I almost ran out of making cookies ($18. 68). $28. 512:30 p. m. —
I was very hungry and needed solid food, and when I got home, looking at a bunch of cookies that were still there, I got the impact of sugar.
I texted my roommates to let them know they were ready and I ate yesterday\'s leftovers: homemade fridge beans, corn, cheese and some French fries. 3 p. m. —
My old colleague patted me and said he was working near my house.
I brought him some cookies with another of my old colleagues and then stayed to chat.
Then I went to the lake to rest, although it was still good outside.
When I was there
Watching my friends who study with me in college write postcards.
We\'re planning a get-together.
I haven\'t seen most of them for more than two years, so I\'m excited about the prospect of seeing them again! 7 p. m. —
When I got home, I watched the latest episode of bold type, ate some Dorma and then some homemade chocolate granola and fresh strawberries.
I\'m really not hungry, but I\'m not satisfied either.
When I went through a new show, my grandma called to say she was in town and wanted to have dinner tomorrow.
I\'m excited to catch up and get all the hot goss at home, and now I don\'t have to worry about dinner tomorrow night. 9:30 p. m. —
I called a la.
Pork sandwiches, with potatoes and booing puppies, then watch a documentary about the price, which is the right contestant to remember all the prizes.
Before I felt sick and saturated and bloated, I ate a few bites each.
I put the other 80% in the fridge as I knew I might have lunch or dinner on Monday. $20. 0910:30 p. m. —
The documentary is over, so I open some Ben Howard, shower, and do my night skin --care routine —
Shute skin cleanser, cococokind raspberry vinegar Toner, Shute skin moisturizing, cleareye cream —
Then start the dishwasher.
I mentally planned the day of tomorrow and fell asleep before 11: 30.
Total daily: $87. 605:30 a. m. —
I didn\'t sleep well last night.
I try to fall asleep.
When I can\'t do it, I go to the bathroom, wash my new ears, and lie in bed and browse some YouTube videos.
I fell asleep again around 6: 15. 8:30 a. m. —
My alarm clock rang and I felt 12 times more tired than I woke up at 5: 30.
I didn\'t fall asleep until my friend N.
Text me in 10 minutes.
I just want to get up slowly in bed, but if I want to catch the bus at 9: 30 and meet her at 10, I need to make a decent breakfast.
After stirring some scrambled eggs with cheese, spinach and everything but bagels seasoning (
One of the best seasonings ever
Thanks Joe trader)
I\'m ready to go back to my room.
My friend asked me if I could see her in her new place around 10: 30, which was completely fine for me.
I added some ice cubes to the rest of Starbucks\'s iced coffee and then went upstairs to prepare leisurely. 11 a. m. —I walk to N.
My house saw her new place, meet in front of the market, boy, is it hot outside?
I sweated after 30.
A few minutes walk to her place and hopefully the cookies I brought won\'t be loose. After a cool-
We decided to walk to the farmers market in another 30 minutes.
Wowza, I\'m more disgusting than I thought. 1 p. m. —
I went shopping, went shopping, and finally ate some apples. (One for free! Thank you, Mr. Apple Man! )
I have strawberries too.
A bag of frozen raspberry and homemade bread-rhubarb jam ($21).
When we left, I saw a lavender booth with a lavender eye pillow.
I tried on one with the matching lavender neck pillow and felt very relaxed.
The owner of the Booth took a picture of me and put on her Insta story, so in preparation for the instafame I found new, I bought an eye pillow.
I hope it helps me sleep better. $16). $372:30 p. m. —
I was hungry at lunch.
Discover the Tandoozy booth where her other friend works, which means free vegan naan!
It smells so sweet that I can\'t wait to dig in.
Her boyfriend came to pick us up and agreed to drop by the PCC before sending me home.
I got more coconut raspberry vinegar Toner and a large bucket of Chobani Greek vanilla yogurt there.
I have been trying to reduce waste and reduce the impact on the Earth for the past year, which means eating more plantsbased —
I never eat meat, but sometimes I want to, I will order (pulled-pork sandwich)—
Shop from ethical and sustainable brands like cococokind and Chobani. $21. 873 p. m. —
I finally got home and wrapped my naan with lentils, mango chutney, basemati rice and red sauce.
To reduce my aversion to painting and dinner, I jumped into the shower to rinse quickly. 4 p. m. —
I had a drink-and-
My friend left me a seat and helped me get the paint.
I went to get some wine and realized that even though it was a wine --and-
Paint class, you have to pay for your wine separately. Sad.
Hey, I want some cool roses. I\'m too invested to drink.
I tip the bartender to paint. $106 p. m. —
I had my beautiful painting in my hand and it wasn\'t messy at all, I boarded the bus and went home so my uncle could pick me up for dinner.
My aunt lives in the south of Seattle and since my grandma was with her, we decided to meet at tukvera. 7 p. m. —
My uncle finally came to pick me up. this is really a good car.
He has always been a quirky guy and I haven\'t seen him or talked to him for about 10 years, but driving isn\'t as embarrassing as I thought.
He told me where he used to live, \"go back to the past,\" where I was supposed to go, and told me to always take Mees with me, haha. 8 p. m. —
My grandma decided to claim the jumper because the Cheesecake Factory was too busy.
I bought a mojito salad and a Caesar salad and everyone shared the slider and fries.
I like to chat with everyone.
It was late and I needed to get up early so my uncle sent me back to my house around 9: 30. 10 p. m. —
When I got home, I made oats for the morning, packed lunch, packed work and Pilates clothes.
I make my night skin
Care routine, set my alarm and text my roommates who are not home yet to see if they are alivethey are.
I was tired and fell asleep at about 11.
Total daily fee: $68. 875 a. m. —
Well, I woke up again and felt tired and sweaty and gross in general.
I put on a lavender eye mask and tried to fall asleep. 6 a. m. —
My alarm clock is ringing.
I need to get up so I can go to hot Pilates by bus, but I am still very tired and consider skipping it.
Knowing that I would feel worse if I skipped it, I got up and got dressed and ready to go. 7 a. m. —
I relax in the studio and prepare for the next workout.
Ten minutes before class, I was still the only one in the studio.
The coach said I was the only one to sign up so maybe it was just me.
I really want someone else to join me.
Soon four more people came in and we were all sweating. 8:45 a. m. —
This is not my favorite class.
I\'m not sure if it\'s a coach (
Her first class)
Music, or the fact that we didn\'t do burpees, but felt a little uncomfortable.
After a quick shower, I walked to work and started the rest of the day. 9 a. m. —
I had a night of oats at my desk and started filling out orders and replying to emails. 12 p. m. —
I was a little hungry again, so I started eating the rest of the smoothies from the weekend. 6:30 p. m. —
My last few tickets for the day were very pleasant and easy and I hardly had to wait for the bus once I left!
As soon as I got home, the cramps kicked violently and I wanted to vomit.
I drank some ibuprofen and lay down because I knew I was going to make dinner soon or I would be sad and hungry. 7:30 p. m. —
My roommate drove to the housetrader\'s house and I felt like a human being again, so I took a chance.
The parking lot was crowded but we managed to find a parking space.
I took oatmeal, apricots, coffee, Dorma, ice beans, eggs, almond milk, apricots, frozen berries, a box of fig granola, bananas, frozen spinach and my friend recommended it to me and the caramel brownie in my womb Cup. $34. 998 p. m. —
My roommate needs to stop at Safeway to buy some rice and body wash and I can\'t help but look at Ben & Jerry\'s pint on sale.
I grabbed the peanut butter fudge core and checked out before I could get anything else. $4. 128:30 p. m. —
Back home, when we watched the episode of Game of Thrones, I ate a apricot and my spinach lasagna.
I \'ve seen a small number of episodes throughout the series, and we all know what\'s going to happen in the last season, but my roommate looks at them in order as I go in and out.
Nevertheless, I managed to accidentally destroy the fact that --spoiler ahead —
Shireen died because I was an idiot and didn\'t seem to understand the number of the episode thinking it had happened. 9:30 p. m. —
Like my grandma, I was exhausted and ready to go to bed, I ate a few ice creams to satisfy my sweet tooth, took a shower and was ready to go to bed.
Starting today, I managed to pack up some clothes, empty my gym bag, and then get off work at 10: 30.
Total daily fee: $39. 117:30 a. m. —
My alarm clock is ringing. I\'m still tired.
I woke up all night, alternating hot and cold.
I wanted to sleep a little more, but once I checked the bus schedule, I realized that my bus was much faster than I realized, so I rushed to get ready and gave8:45 a. m. —
I walked into the office and was the first one in front of my desk so I took some time to get ready for the day.
I\'m drinking Joe\'s tin latte.
Much cheaper than latte at the coffee shop! )
Eat a banana to replenish the toast I sucked in on the bus. 11 a. m. —
When I ate my fig bar I replied to a bunch of emails and placed orders. 1 p. m. —
My lunch was Apple with vanilla Greek yogurt, cinnamon and peanut butter.
It was delicious, but I knew I would be hungry in the future.
I have a meeting at 3 and there is still a lot to do. 4 p. m. —
I ate three little apricots and quickly browsed on the last ticket so I could try to get home before 6. 6:30 p. m. —I speed-
Just after Hannah B went through the door.
Out of the first group-
Date Rose on Bachelorette so I didn\'t miss much!
My roommate has a viewing party every week, so I give people a bottle of wine, get myself a drink and some snacks, settle in here, observe and judge myself, feel better about yourself. 8:30 p. m. —
After everyone left, we cleaned the kitchen and watched the new puppies of our neighbors.
My other roommate went on another episode of GoT and I started preparing food for tomorrow.
I think it\'s fruit.
I was deprived of cheese and other snacks during Bach, so I ate a banana. 10 p. m. —
I packed up my luggage and Pilates clothes and went to work tomorrow and tried to clean the room.
It has become so chaotic that I just cleaned it last weekend!
This always seems to happen. 11 p. m. —
I brush my teeth and do my night skincare routine.
I fell asleep a few minutes after I hit the pillow.
Total daily cost: 06: 10. m. —
After I woke up, my last alarm and speed was ready downstairs.
I changed the jeans I packed today, bought a apricot as a snack, and packed my food.
Everyone was awake, downstairs, it was very rare for us and we all giggled. 7 a. m. —
I went to the studio by bus and was ready to put my sweat on. 9 a. m. —
Class was good and I took a shower soon.
We have three people using these two showers and half the time in the morning is always a fun startnaked middle-
Older women ask if you like classes and the like, lmao.
At my desk I took out my oats to complete the order. 11 a. m. —
Even customers who do not have delays, if they do not receive the package before the Memorial Day weekend, they are acting like life and death.
I ate a fig stick and went back to eat it. 12:30 p. m. —
I heated the grilled cheese I made last night with my delicious farmer\'s market bread, mozzarella cheese, tomatoes and garlic sauce.
It was delicious. Thank God, there are not many tickets. 4 p. m. —
I ate two apricots because things were a little slower. 5 p. m. —
I finished all the tickets and there was no order so I went out to catch the bus.
The bus is crowded because it is 5.
I managed to find a seat and noticed an empty row with a bag with brown paste on one of the seats. (
It doesn\'t smell like poo, but you never know. )
No one stood brave enough to move the bag and claim the seat.
The bus was getting more and more crowded so I looked and waited to see what was going to happen. 5:30 p. m. —
I came home from the bus stop and received a voicemail about my upcoming hair appointment.
The stylist I arranged had to cancel:/I won\'t be able to make an appointment with her until next week.
I rescheduled with a different designer. 6:30 p. m. —
I was trapped outside to chat with one of my landlords (
They live next door)
About 20 minutes.
She was very nice but I really had to pee too and no one came out to help me finish the conversation. (
The three of our roommates have an agreement that if someone is outside talking to any of them for more than 10 to 15 minutes --
They are famous talkers.
We will give them a chance by claiming that their clothes, food or other things have been done. )
After going in, I opened some Schitt Creek while making dinner with eggs and toast.
I also ate an apple. 8:30 p. m. —
No one was at home and I realized I had been a potato on the couch for too long.
I wanted some dessert so I made a caramel from TJ
Chocolate mug cake and add a spoonful of Ben & Jerry\'s to it.
Great, but now that I\'m full, I\'m sure I don\'t want to get up and work. 9:30 p. m. —
My roommate finally came home after seven times. Happy hour
We talk about our days unless)
You are at the beach/pool or B)
We all agree that men should not wear sandals, especially jeans and offices.
Like it\'s not the same, disgusting, put your feet away, thank you.
This has led to some discussion about our high school dress code, which is always interesting.
Sometimes, according to my high school rules, I still like to play a game in which I think of all the ways people violate the dress code. 10 p. m. —
Made my skin-
Nursing routine, I turned on the fan, jumped on the bed and fell asleep quickly.
Total daily fee: 07: 30. m. —
I woke up again without an alarm clock, and this time I felt rested, what a good concept it was.
This is the best night I have slept in a week.
I didn\'t have to be in the office before 12: 30 today, so I fell asleep quickly. 8:30 a. m. —
Okay, I\'m true this time.
I walked downstairs and made some coffee for myself and an egg with tomatoes, spinach, cheese and nothing but bagels seasoning. It\'s delicious! 10:30 a. m. —
After some cleanup and reply to my text message (
I\'m rubbish in responding to people)
I realized I should be ready.
I decided to get my hair straight to do it today because I\'m not the one that just finished washing Pilates drops. 12:45 p. m. —
I have confirmed that my hair appointment is 11: 30 and bought myself an iced coffee at Starbucks (
Already used money on my app)
And is preparing for my call at 1.
I eat my packed lunch.
Pasta, tomato, spinach, Parmesan cheese, yeast (
You will never have enough tacky flavor)
And vodka sauce.
It was delicious and gave me the energy I needed for this meeting!
I\'m going to crush it! 5 p. m. —
I have eaten my figs but I am still hungry and I know it will take me at least 7: 30 to have dinner.
I ate the two baby apricots I packed and then finished something to help my manager as my body won\'t be back in the office until Tuesday. 7:30 p. m. —
30 Pilates is great except that we have to do two different sets of burpees which is good in theory but I did too. Hate. Burpees.
The only really bad thing about the class is that one guy outside the two cushions smells so bad!
Like, I probably can\'t smell too hot myself, but come on, man, we\'re in a hot, crowded room with at least 20% humidity for sure --
You have to eat more deodorant or something.
I texted my dad on the bus home, and on the way from the bus stop to my house, I called my mom and asked her to catch up and see what\'s new.
I want her friend\'s bulgur dip recipe because I\'m going to the Memorial Day BBQ this weekend and want to bring some vegetarian food. 8 p. m. —
I had the rest of the pasta from lunch and a couple of blueberries.
My roommate and I discussed our respective days while unloading the dishwasher and cleaning the kitchen.
I took out a few dates and replaced the pits with a bunch of peanut butter. Yummyyyy.
Delicious. 9 p. m. —
We all remember it was garbage day tomorrow, so we took out the garbage bags.
Only one in a week, woohoo! —
Add our compost and recycling.
I remember I received a text message from my resume about my prescription and made a mental note to get it tomorrow.
I realized that I still haven\'t taken a shower since Pilates, wearing the same disgusting clothes, and I know it\'s not healthy for your lovely lady, so I jumped into the shower very quickly. 10 p. m. —
After doing my night skin
Nursing routine and going to bed, I was attracted too long by the YouTube world.
Total daily fee: 07: 30. m. —
I woke up without an alarm clock and made myself coffee and breakfast.
French toast, eat more!
I received a text message from an old colleague;
She had some friends coming over and wanted to go out for a drink on Saturday night.
I have spent a lot of money this week, from my leisure time at the farmer\'s market to paint classes.
Besides, I got a haircut today.
But I also want to go out and be a good friend.
I\'m just part time-
It\'s time so I should really save more time but I\'m full in a month
Time, I have a healthy amount ($12,000-ish)in savings.
I decided to buy a drink or two before the game. 10:30 a. m. —
I cleaned my plate from breakfast and looked at some Brooklyn 9-Nine.
Then I\'m ready for my hairstyle! !
I usually get my hair cut once a year, maybe twice, so I\'m happy to have healthy, smooth and silky hair and the little head massage you get when they give you shampoo. 12:30 p. m. —
My hair is too short! ! ! And soft! ! ! And swishy! ! !
It feels so good. I really like it.
My stylist even told me that they do free bangs trim, which is perfect as I still grow my disgusting wisps out of the front bangs in the winter.
I\'m trying to be more mature and take care of myself better, which also means taking care of my body, skin and hair --
So I bought a counter, too.
Everything including hair style, style, tip and cream is $89. 89. $89. 891 p. m. —
I put a bunch of clothes and made myself a huge smoothie with the remaining spinach, almond milk, frozen mango, frozen mixed berries, bananas, Chiya seeds, and some coconut slices.
I watched the latest episode of bold type while drinking and sent everyone a photo of my new hairstyle. 2 p. m. —
I put the last shipment in the dryer and went upstairs to make the bed.
Because I felt a little efficient, I decided to vacuum it too. 5 p. m. —
I took a break and made some dates with peanut butter. this time I put chocolate chips on it.
It was delicious but I needed some real food as well. 7 p. m. —
I decided to make a simple pasta and vegetables and browse my girlfriend\'s Collective website while I was cooking.
I like their fitness equipment.
In addition, this is a brand with moral and environmental awareness created by women for women; ).
I have a code for free leggings that I \'ve been sticking to since December, but I can\'t seem to decide to use it on it. 10 p. m. —
It is quite productive today.
I\'m tired and it\'s good since I agreed to go to two
I had an hour\'s dance class with my roommate in the morning and I was warned that classes would be hard.
I decided to get ready for sleep and call it a night.
Total daily fee: $89.
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