General musings on the ups and downs and ins and outs in the life of a 30 something, unmarried, life loving, some times interesting and sometimes not, mostly happy girl just trying to figure it all out!

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Best Mani Ever

OK, so I have nothing to show from my trip to Pittsburgh. Literally, nothing, because my camera wouldn't turn on. My hotel room was great- I really liked it and the bed was ridiculously comfy. The conference was pretty boring. And I had no clue what anyone was talking about at any point in time. And that free time I thought I'd have- non existent. So there you go. I do have one good story:

I had to get up at 2am to make it to my boss' house in time to catch our flight. It was pretty much horrid. I was so exhausted by the time we arrived! Plus, the night before, I found out my friend Michael's dad was in a motorcycle accident and critically injured. So I was pretty upset. All of this led to my leaving my luggage in the lobby of the hotel. I checked in, went up to my room to relax for 20 minutes or so before we went to set up, and didn't notice until I went to get my makeup. So I run back down to find it, thankfully, sitting right where I left it. Unfortunately, my boss was already waiting for me and got to witness my stupidity. Great impression made there...

About the mani- I have horrid finger nails. I can go and get a professional manicure and my nails are chipped by the next day. I have tried everything- all polish types, manicure types, vitamins, clear coats, you name it. I even got fake nails once and my nails were so oily the fell off in 3 days. Honestly. And while my nails may be oily, my cuticles are ridiculously dry and my nails chip and peel like crazy. It's really rather tragic.

After moving (I'm a nail biter when stressed) and a new job- you can imagine my nails were a complete disaster. There's a place right by my office called "Rehab for Nails." I saw that name and knew it was for me! So I went in and got this gel manicure guaranteed to last for 2 weeks. Of course, I had no confidence it really would, but 3 days would be a record for me. Guess what- it's still on and good as new! I have a new obsession. And I'm PUMPED about it!

It's called the CND Shellac 14 Day Manicure. In love!!

2 comments:

  1. My girl has been trying to get me to get this!!! she said it's awesome! I need to do it!

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  2. I've been wanting to try this!! :) I'll have to make an appointment at the salon now!

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Spring, TX, Southern, United States
Playing with and keeping up with my nephew and niece take up a lot of my time. Van Geaux takes up the rest of it. Work is an afterthought most days! I like to be outside- but not when it's too hot. I get bored at my desk all day. Niki keeps my world spinning and without her and AC I'd lose it. My work ethic crashes at 4 p.m. daily and I live my sweet puppy and my hedgehog whenever I am not at Niki's. I truly believe naps are quality pass-time events, and sometimes I say bad words at work. I'm pretty sure I'm insane on multiple levels and I believe rules don't apply to me.
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