outfit: for a 20 minute power walk in level 5 cold (+ my winter base layer)

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Here’s a quick outfit post.  It was 14 degrees today! 😬  I took a couple days off of work to focus on writing a research paper.  It’s tedious stuff, so I’m glad to take a little break to snap this OOTD photo. This is right before a power walk with my dog Freddy in the park.   I’m wearing my dad’s old Gap sweater that’s probably 15 years old.  He never wore it because it was too big for him (my dad is a very slender man).  He gladly passed the sweater along to me.  It’s still in perfect condition. Continue reading “outfit: for a 20 minute power walk in level 5 cold (+ my winter base layer)”

A few links (The Ordinary skincare, Barre3, and a music video).

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The winter has dried out my skin and lips a lot.  While at work, I got so desperate for relief, I ended up taking a tube of moisturizer from the supply room at the hospital.  Surprisingly, it was hands down one of the most effective moisturizers I’ve ever tried, and I’ve tried a lot.  The other night, I wondered out loud to the BF why there weren’t more highly effective beauty products without all the gimmicky marketing features that drive up costs but add no real value.  Why aren’t there more products like the ones you can find at the hospital? Continue reading “A few links (The Ordinary skincare, Barre3, and a music video).”