My typical weekend of home & eats

My weekends are typical: run errands, eat, sleep and repeat until Monday. šŸ™‚

It’s not only my Caribbean lifestyle but was my usual routine in LA as well. I would always make plans Friday night in lieu of Saturday night because I needed the off time during the weekend. I commuted over 2 hours everyday for work, juggled friends, family and time with my boyfriend during the week – by the weekend, I was in major need of some R&R.

And as of last week, I’ve been feeling the physical strain of this pregnancy. By Thursday, I am flat out DONE with the work week. Even with this weekend alone, I think I’ve slept more than 12 hours each day. I fell asleep before 8PM on Friday! It’s the kind of tiredness where you feel it everywhere. My arms feel like jelly and I try to find any way to take a nap.

Here are a few random pictures of our new home.

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Paul’s work space at home. Our company has graciously set this up for him in preparation for our baby’s arrival. They want Paul to be able to work from home as a new dad. šŸ™‚

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My alarm clock since my freshman year in the dorms. He’s a Korean cartoon character called Jjang Gu (ģ§±źµ¬). And yes. That is his little wee-wee. It lights up. šŸ˜€

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I don’t think I mentioned this but I currently have 2 bosses at work (I’ve been juggling 2 different departments workload and that’s probably another reason why I’ve been more tired lately.) and my newest boss’ wife sent over some of her used maternity wear! I love them! I was never able to find any fashionable or cute maternity shorts before and I’m so grateful for them. Happy mama-to-be!

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I’m in between 30 – 31 weeks and everyone has been saying that my belly is considerably smaller than the norm. I thought it was big! But like they say, every woman’s body is different just like each pregnancy is different. I also think my abnormally long torso is probably contributing to the smaller bump.

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She also sent 2 huge bagfuls of unused baby clothes! I’m so grateful! ā¤

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And here is my husband working out at home. Since we moved so far away from work and our usual gym, he had to find a way to make it work. He found our detergent and softener useful. :mrgreen:

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For lunch today, we both wanted something that tasted of home so we decided to eat Chapagetti for lunch! Yay!

Chapagetti is an instant ramen based on a Chinese/Korean hybrid dish called Jjang jang myun (ģ§œģž„ė©“). It’s one of my most favorite foods. It’s black bean paste sauce over chewy noodles with bits of pork and vegetables.

Here’s the actual restaurant dish that I inhaled during my latest trip back home:

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And here’s the instant ramen version:

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Close enough! You can’t be picky when you’re so far away from home. I took a 3 hour nap after this. I woke up to some fruits. Yummy!

Like I said earlier – eat, sleep and repeat. šŸ˜€

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