More Night Shifts

Night week #1/3 – done. It wasn’t so bad. For me, the worst part of working nights is the lack of quality sleep… I’m the worst daytime sleeper ever. And after a few days of crappy sleep I go into a constant state of zombie, stumbling around, tripping over my own shoes, running my shoulders into walls… that sort of thing.  Today I was walking home with groceries and I somehow tripped and kicked the paper bag in my right hand. The whole bag ripped in half. My groceries scattered. And my artichokes vanished (no artichoke chicken tonight… sad). Similar acts of embarrassing clumsiness have happened at yoga (especially during inversions), but at least there have been no injuries.  Yet.

Graphic Print Tee
Prada Cardigan (pre-owned), Givenchy Top (pre-owned), Barbour Scarf (pre-owned), Faux Suede Leggings (old), J. Crew Shoes, Fendi Bag (pre-owned)
I posted a while back about my first retail purchases this fall. I don’t have a lot of keepers so far (only one, actually), which is good! I knew I was going to like the J. Crew Elsie pumps in blush stone (the same style pump that I’m wearing in these pics), but I didn’t realize how much I would like them! Their color is absolutely perfect for me (more nude than pink), they’re stunning. I can’t decide if I want them in a 6 or 6.5. The ones I’m wearing are a 6.5, but the new colors seem slightly larger (or maybe its just my pair?). I’ve ordered a 6 to compare. Honestly, I love these pumps so much I might get two pairs of the blush stone, as crazy as that sounds. Its so hard to find pretty pumps that are comfortable enough to wear all day at work.

givenchy top
The only item I still haven’t received is J. Crew’s Chateau parka, but some reviews have popped up saying this runs large. I’m assuming my usual 00R will be too big, then. If that’s the case, I might exchange for a 00P and see how that goes. Or I might totally switch gears and look for a puffer instead. I love the classic look of wool coats, but I almost always reach for my synthetic jackets over them. My Arcteryx winter coat doesn’t make it on the blog, but I wear it almost daily in the winter. Its the warmest coat I’ve ever found (I’m always cold), and its comfy, non-restrictive and easy to clean. Perfect for now, but one day I’ll upgrade to a Moncler coat similar to this one. But not soon. I’ve decided that there will be no big purchases until my car fund is >10k. Maybe I should moonlight more… 🙂

givenchy shirt
Back to work again tomorrow after a couple of days off. Just in time to for Halloween at the hospital (aka, people getting too intoxicated –> fighting or passing out –> being brought in by the cops)! At least costumes will make it more entertaining. Have a fun Halloween (just not that fun).