DRAWING THE MAPS TO MY SOUL

2017-10-20

Finally in the current year: January and half of February

It's about damn time I'm finally writing about the current year... As it's coming to it's end... (⊙_◎) I'm committed to catching up so lesgooo!!
January: Sunday the 1st
Angelica always looks either mad or sad lol.

Tuesday the 3rd
Charnae snapped a car with the license plate "EMBRYO" like a month prior so I was super amused.


Tuesday the 10th
Don't remember why I was over at Angelica's but look at her cute dogs!
With my french bulldog socks.

It's the little things.

Thursday the 12th
I was a med student for the day at Northwestern for a commercial. I was confused about where I was supposed to go (signs can only do so much) but luckily someone from the crew on the other side of the window saw me and pointed to the doors that would lead to where he was. After walking through, a person in medical garb asked me if I was a student, I answered yes, and he told me I could put my stuff in the closet and wait in the conference room. So I sat and waited as more people in plain clothes and medical uniforms walked in. I started thinking "Oh wow, they're even using real doctors for the shoot.", "This is a lot of people.", "Shouldn't I get changed? It's been a while and no one's checked me in..." It wasn't until someone announced the conference was about to start that I realized I was in the completely wrong place and that person from earlier wasn't asking which part I was playing... Walking out of there with a red hot face was probably the most embarrassing thing I did in 2017. (((( ;°Д°)))) BUT in my defense, the actual shooting area was right next to where I was, I just didn't see it cause of the moving wall....ಠ_ಠ

Saturday the 14th
Don't remember how but ended up having dinner with Anna and her brother at Burrito House.
This isn't what I got that night but it's from there and their nachos are the best so ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Omg Anna infecting her own eyes with expired contacts smdh 눈_눈 (this emoticon is so appropriate cause the eyes are actually the word "eye" LOL)

16th ~ 19th
You guessed it. Played again by the weekly special.

Anna Babushka


She's too much sometimes ahaha

Saturday the 21st
Had dinner with mom at Hoanh Long.
Forgot to take a picture of the rest of our food.

Stopped by sam chon's on the way home and finally got to meet Cookie!
Could not get a decent picture of her for my life. She's so little and cute!!

Saw all the Meitus and downloaded it myself. Had a huge laugh for at least a couple hours.

Wednesday the 25th
Honestly.

The white people at work can't tell us apart.

Thursday the 26th
Tried Taco Madre with Anna before tagging along with her to school to get my own work done.

The food is good but the portions... But who eats fries with tacos anyways???

I don't know why seeing the inside of different schools excites me so much.

Dad needed some groceries and we both heard good things about the food court at Seafood City so we went.

It was all way too salty. We were both very disappointed.

Always on the hunt

Friday the 27th
I think I was on the way home from work when I got a call from Angelica saying that her dogs had eaten her antibiotics! ( ;゚д゚) We took them to an emergency pet clinic. Luckily they were okay.
The face of a troublemaker.

Monday the 30th
I swear it looked way cooler in person.

No one on my snap is a kpop listener so no one knew what the hell this was. Sadness.

Went to Angelica's after work for Charnae's shenanigans. 


Tuesday the 31st
The cool ceiling of the building I parked in.

I just want to do one good audition for Adam Belcoure! JUST ONE. (ノಠ益ಠ)ノ

Angry Crab for dinner with Anna, Ronnie, Angelica, and Amanda + her friends.
Still wanted McDonald's after I guess?

February: Wednesday the 1st
Had another audition for the Goodman the next day. (◐▂◑)

LOL I just think this is so funny.

I was suuuper stressed and slept zero hours in two days trying to work, prepare the auditions (of course I would get two big auditions the week the School At Steppenwolf application is due), and write my personal statement. Being me, I pushed the most difficult part off till two weeks before it was due. I'm a terrible writer and don't know how to write about myself so it took the entire two weeks to churn out a shitty paper. Thank the universe for having met Ciera at that Comcast shoot the previous year who had done the school and graciously offered to edit it for me. Honestly, I don't think I would have gotten an audition if it wasn't for her. 。゚( ゚இ‸இ゚)゚。

Thursday the 2nd
Finished/surrendered the statement, quintuple checked that I had every step of the application done, and put everything in the manila envelope to deliver personally later that morning.

Then went to sweet sweet sleep ( ु⁎ᴗᵨᴗ⁎)ु.zZ

Saturday the 4th
Went out to Boystown with Amanda and her friends. 

Roscoe's music is not my thing and I was super sober so I didn't really enjoy myself until near the end. Amanda's group wanted Steak and Shake so we went back up to Niles. Bless Angelica's brother for picking us up lol.

Monday the 6th
This is honestly one of my favorite days ever. ( •⌄• ू )✧ These two kill me when they're together. We were in the car for at least two hours and another hour and a half inside the Target when we finally went in.


Tuesday the 7th
The only good sandwich left on the cafe menu.


I still have all my notebooks and pencils too. I remember thinking that I would use them up in college but I've been done with school for so long and I still haven't made a dent...

I guess I saw that Tina wanted nachos somewhere hence the sorry? I'm honestly so obsessed. I need Burrito House to be closer to me. I want to be able to enjoy these nachos in the comfort of my own home without driving Fast and Furious style to and back only for them to be soggy. \|  ̄ヘ ̄|/

Saturday the 11th
Went out for Angelica's brother's 21st. I got very inebriated and woke up the next morning in dire need of soup.
It was everything.

Monday the 13th
Back at Taco Madre with Charnae this time.
I love their jalepeno/salsa bar. The one in the middle is so good!

She constantly wants nachos like Anna wants tacos. Can't lie though, they were really good. That cheese!


Tuesday the 14th
Never thought this day would come when I was a teen but here I am closer to 30 than 20. Nuuu !!(ノ*゚Д゚)ノ

Jay baked me brownies.

Charnae saw my snap and was like y u do dat (not a direct quote) and gave me hers! An angel I tells ya! I lost mine and needed it for the plane ride the next day. I always push off packing till the last minute and it was like five in the morning by the time I was done. I don't think I slept in fear of missing my flight. I don't think I ever do?

And this is where I end this post cause the next one is gonna be GINORMOUS! (/ ‘з’)/

2017-10-01

The rest of 2016

I knew that I wasn't gonna update right after finishing school, but I can't believe I let myself fall almost an entire year behind. (╬⁽⁽ ⁰ ⁾⁾ Д ⁽⁽ ⁰ ⁾⁾) But I am still not gonna skip anything and just consolidate posts! I'm gonna catch up!! I owe it to myself and my ocd won't let me. Here I goooo:
November: Tuesday the 1st
Angelica and I grabbed Panera for lunch.
The chipotle chicken avocado melt looked like it would be good but it sucked. Argh I hate it when I stray from my usual and that happens.

This was the time of the Cubs craze with the world series and all.


Thursday the 3rd
A historical moment: the first time I ever saw Angelica finish all her food.


Friday the 4th
The Cubs won the World Series, so there was a parade for them starting from the stadium all the way through downtown.


I don't know a single thing about baseball, I just tagged along with Anna and Angelica. Angelica even lent me a cap.

The trophy

When they were passing by, I didn't realize the people on the buses were actually the players...woops (; ̄▽ ̄)


Met up with Michelle after the parade.
Didn't realize those things were right there while waiting for my Corner Bakery order that got forgotten.

Argo Tea for dessert.

Monday the 7th
Met up with KT and her friends for the first time in a while and watched the Bulls game.
The worst.

Tuesday the 8th
Voted and got Blaze?? It's been too long.
You gotta get the double dough for it to taste decent.

Wednesday the 9th
Charnae, Angelica, and I had to eat our woes away after the bullshit that was the election.
We also made several stops for donuts, cookies, and ice cream. Finished the night at the harbor.


Thursday the 10th
The night I had been waiting for!! o(*≧□≦)o
I had a lot of fun and CL was born to be onstage but it definitely was not my favorite concert. I feel like the planning could be better? This was only my second YG concert so I don't know if all of them do this, but so far both have played all their music videos before it started. CL only has a handful of songs on her own so we had just heard her entire repertoire right before seeing it all over again. I just thought that was poor planning. And the 2NE1 concert I saw years ago at least showed music videos of the other company artists. She also sung her parts of the 2NE1 songs, but that just made me want to see the other members do the entire song with her. 乁[ᓀ˵▾˵ᓂ]ㄏ


Friday the 11th

Saturday the 12th
Fell for the weekly special trap again. It was bad. Again.

Sunday the 13th
The best sandwich at Panera. But so expense, ugh. But also convenient cause it's right across the street from work. ┐( ̄ヘ ̄)┌

The usual sky pictures to go with my work lunch pictures.

Wednesday the 16th
Had dinner at Dancen and then crashed Anna, Angelica, and Ronnie's dinner in Chinatown.

How wholesome are those kids though?! I love it so much ( ; w ; )

Gem of the night <3


Got home and started looking for a picture of me with my ajumma perm and found this instead.

Sunday the 20th
Anna's birthday!
Omg I'm so annoying lol. Also tried mild Buff Joe's for the first time and it was really good!

I don't know who did this but how the heck lmao

Monday the 21st
I got my headshots done. Definitely going to do my own makeup for headshots from now on.

I did like the way the mua did my eyeliner though.

Found the best filter on Snow

Thursday the 24th
Angelica suddenly had the urge to make spinach dip for some reason so we went all the way to Georgeanne's to do it lol.

Thursday the 29th
Finally got Tablo's book! So prettyyy~~! ♡(ŐωŐ人)
Oh! And those are the glasses I ended up getting. They look better not on me lol.

December: Wednesday the 7th
Went to Umami Burger against my wishes.

Mindy's after.
I'm still mad at myself a year later for forgetting to finish the half I took home.

Tuesday the 13th
I think I slept a couple hours and then headed to a casting that I wasn't feeling too good about and ended up not having to go. Wish I had gotten the call before I walked to the station and got on the train lol.

What happens when you are sleep deprived and haven't used snapchat in a while.

Saturday the 17th
Went to the Mid for the first time to see Valentino Khan. People kept telling me that the Mid was small, but, that place is downright minuscule!
Lol I somehow found Charnae and me.

Dunno who that guy is lol.

Tuesday the 20th
Braved the freezing cold after work to pick up Pokemon Moon at Gamestop. Discovered that a Jersey Mike's had opened right next to it so I had to get it. Sadly was not as good as the one's downtown. But the game is soooo cool!! The developments with the animations are sooo cool!!

Wednesday the 21st

Picked Angelica up to get unlimited sushi with Georgeanne!

All three of us were wearing grey tops and black jeans. I accidentally deleted the group picture that I took T__T
Georgeanne always looks so good.

I forgot what the place is called but they were quite decent for unlimited!
Love a good fireplace ~w~

Sunday the 25th
Mom and I spent Christmas having Chinese.
I forgot to take pictures of the other dishes...

Wednesday the 28th
Reunited with Summer and finally got to meet her baby!!

Eleven City Diner for old time's sake.
Cutie Skylar! (´⌣`ʃƪ)

Dunno where I'm looking.
It was sad that Yuvin couldn't join us but it was sooo good to at least see Summer!

Friday the 30th
Tina came to visit for the holidays which means...
After like 50 years lol

So bittersweet when your gems become popular.

Are y'all tired of Dancen pictures yet?

Saturday the 31st
Added archery to the "cool things I try with Tina" list.

She realized she got them mixed up after.

The neighborhood has this amazing mural!

The last clouds of 2016.

Met up K, Alan, and Eryn to have a chill New Year's Eve. We were going to go to headquarters but then turned right around when the door guy said it was $60 to get it. BOI BYE. We went to the diner we had passed by instead.

Forgot to take pictures of the food again.

It was really nice! They even gave us champagne for the countdown!

And that's it! Can finally move onto the current year (that's almost over (゚Д゚||) )! Woo!
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