Thursday, August 21, 2014

KBShimmer Beach Please and Hexy Bikini

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Today I have two incredible polishes to show you. I'm sure by now you've seen a million pictures of KBShimmer's anniversary collection, but they are so amazing you probably don't mind seeing them again.

This is 2 coats of Beach Please and 2 coats of Hexy Bikini on my ring finger. Beach Please is slightly darker and more blue-toned than this picture shows. Hexy Bikini was top coated with 2 coats of Gelous and 1 coat of HK Girl, which left it with just a slight bumpiness. I could not stop staring at this and wore it for a week. The only thing I would do differently would be put a peel off base under Hexy Bikini because I had a glitter explosion all over my hands trying to get that off. Oops..

The other color in this collection is Shore Thing, which I wore as a pedicure color. It is so gorgeous, but I didn't take any pictures of my feet, so I'm not showing it right now. This collection screams summer, and I always love a good bright summer color.


Thursday, August 14, 2014

I'm Back!!!

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I know I've been disappearing a lot recently, and I can finally explain why. Things have just been a little rough for me this past year. But, after a bunch of testing, seeing two different specialists (in addition to all my doctor's appointments), and getting sick way too many times, I finally know what is wrong (we think...).

Let me start from the beginning. Back in September (yup, it's been going on that long), I caught a really bad cough that made me lose my voice. So, I went to the doctor, he gave me antibiotics and an inhaler, and had me schedule another appointment to make sure the treatment worked. I went back in November, and was still having a little bit of a cough. He put me on a stronger inhaler and had me schedule another appointment. Fast forward to February, and I was on inhaler number three to try, plus another medicine with it, and ended up sick 3 times in one month. Obviously something else was wrong. That led to me being put on yet another inhaler, and having to do breathing tests. Then a chest x-ray. Then I had to go see a pulmonologist to see what he thought was wrong, and he had me do a blood test, and gave me a nasal inhaler to try along with my other inhaler. And then I got sick again because of the meds. I went to see an allergist, and he had me get a sinus x-ray. After all of that, every single test came back just fine. I know that is a good thing, it was just frustrating that after 9 months no diagnosis was found. 

Finally in July I was back at the doctor and seriously frustrated with the lack of progress. Basically I had my entire respiratory system checked, and nothing was wrong, but I still had a mysterious cough. The diagnosis that was decided on was that I'm too stressed and I'm making myself sick. This is why I haven't been blogging much, I have had zero energy because of all this. I'm in the process of figuring out how much I can blog without making myself sick. I'm thinking of starting out with 1-2 posts per week. Hopefully this is the last time I have to blog about my health.

If anyone had any ideas on natural stress relief, I would love to hear them. So far I am looking into aromatherapy and I will be trying yoga. "Puppy therapy" is another thing I am trying. Hopefully soon I will have my stress under control and be back to my normal self.

Luna is also interested in learning yoga...


Thursday, August 7, 2014

KBShimmer Rollin' With the Chromies

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Wow, I'm actually posting again!! Sorry for the random disappearing, I will try to make a post about that to explain. To keep it simple for now, there has been a lot going on. Now, onto the polish!

This was taken with indirect Ott-Lite lighting. Don't you just love my random orange fingers? This was 3 coats of Rollin' With the Chromies, and WOW I couldn't stop staring even before I turned the Ott-Lite on. That multichrome is so gorgeous and even in not so good lighting I could see the holo.

And here is direct lighting. This one shows more of that gorgeous holo, and makes my fingers look a little more natural in color (or lack of color). Seriously, I was staring at this all day at work, and then started wondering if it would be possible to make a hair dye that matched it. How awesome would multichrome holo hair be? 

Why did I wait so long to buy KBShimmer polish? I am seriously in love with her polishes, and now I feel like I need to buy all her multichrome holo polishes!