Year of Firsts: So behind

I’ve been completely absent minded about keeping up with my Year of Firsts posts, but I’m still trucking. So here goes nothing…

August 11th

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Giving this new Bevespi inhaler a try.

12th

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Never been able to buy this in NJ until now.

13th

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Not quite like our family recipe, but still a good deal.

14th

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Sobiyet plus baclava. Enlightening.

15th

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Halal Chinese food from China Pagoda in Paterson, NJ. Good stuff.

16th

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It was a legendary experience.

17th

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Turkish pastry shop with the essential group of elderly men sitting out front socializing.

18th

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A hair salon named after Palestine.

19th

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Not usually a fan of croissants but these weren’t bad.

20th

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It’s not easy being green but it was tasty.

21st

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I never win, but only play to see if I can beat my previous time.

22nd

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Rainbow bagels are strange. The green dough just takes over and gets all stuck in your smile.

23rd

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People want to talk to me about work and I have no idea what to say.

24th

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Just trying to get money for spending money.

25th

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Gave it a try. It’s not a bad collection.

26th

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I will try anything to help with this asthma. However, this was a failure and did nothing.

27th

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Trader Joe’s has these labelled as “teeny tiny potatoes.” Teeny tiny potatoes with lots of flavors.

28th

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This is the day I realized that all cards should be pop-up cards.

29th

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This is a really good book. I’m glad I picked it up.

30th

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I don’t make a habit of reading food labels, but this made me laugh. First I’ve seen of this Good Stuff.

31st

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Monstress is an interesting book, to say the least.

September 1st

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Now I know what my eyes would look like on a thumb.

2nd

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First time paying my phone bill with change.

3rd

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This lemon zinger cake was disgustingly sweet. I’ll pass.

4th

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Got a free jade roller. Can’t really see what the big deal is.

5th

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Trying to sniff the stress away. Why not?

6th

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Adding this to my list of favs.

7th

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This is probably the only time I’ve ever been able to read a graphic novel in its entirety in one sitting. I’d highly suggest this to anyone and everyone.

8th

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Sahara in Manville, NJ makes their own bread. It’s perfect.

9th

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Give a new hairstyle a try.

10th

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Poke bowl for the win! Okie Pokie is an amazing restaurant.

11th

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This is the day I learned that rabbits can be litter trained. Who knew?

12th

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Now I know why I never buy sandwiches at Wawa. So disappointing.

13th

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The freshest berry cake ever.

14th

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First time I’ve ever seen anyone pray for a hurricane. I think you’re supposed to pray to be safe from the hurricane or something but you don’t usually pray for one. Nice try.

15th

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Trying to keep track of my asthma symptoms. It’s like a full-time job.

16th

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First time seeing a pulmonologist. Let’s hope this leads somewhere.

17th

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I’ve never felt like a job description was meant for me until now. I can sweep and mope, easily.

18th

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Usually, I can coax these hairs to chill out with product, but not this time. They were too excited to sit down.

19th

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A blended pumpkin spice latte. How have I never had it blended before?

20th

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Gave the perky pigtails a go and now I wish I had a gold beard.

Well, that was a fun catch up. Can’t believe the year is almost over. Where did the time go?

Anyways, until next time…

Peace and Pistachios,

Heba

xoxo