Five Things – Week 08

Five Things – Week 08

I can not believe that this is eighth edition of my weekly five things post, where the hell is this year going?! Looking back I also can not believe and the sheer amount of content which I am creating. Last year I wanted to do 2-3 posts a week then it was every other day, but now it’s almost every single day which is awesome. Here is more about how my week has gone:

Five Things I Did This Week

  • On Monday I had my rearranged catch up with a friend of mine so naturally this involved a nice Nando’s meal as per usual. I actually had their veggie wrap for the first time and it was so good!
  • On Thursday I was invited to Pro Clinics to have a microdermanison treatment on my face and who doesn’t love an intense facial?! The treatment was really good and my skin felt great afterwards. Keep your eyes peeled for a post all about it soon.
  • Seeing as I was in London on Thursday I met up with a friend and we went to the Icebar. We’ve been talking about going for years and it did not disappoint. Plus I had the most amazing cocktail.
  • On Friday night I had a lovely catch up with a few friends and after a lovely dinner in Hoxton we stumbled across a great bar which had some awesome old school 90’s and 00’s music playing which was amazing.
  • On Sunday it was my mum’s birthday so I had a lovely family meal and a nice catch up which included watching my mum get pretty tipsy on prosecco and playing a few games. Lots of giggles.

Five Great Things To Happen

  • I finally got round to watching The Matrix and I am so glad that I did because it is an excellent movie.
  • This week saw me book my April trip away which is four days in Paris with one of my lovely friends Amy. The trip also happens to coincide with a Bring Me The Horizon show (how convenient) so I’m super excited.
  • As me and my parents are heading to Edinburgh in August I managed to find us a really nice hotel at a reasonable cost so I got that all booked up. I’m looking forward to being able to show them around the city I’ve fallen in love with.
  • I finally took the plunge and bought hosting for my blog and have downloaded It’s a massive step which I have been planning for ages and although it’s not live yet once my themes are sorted you’ll all be able to see it and I’m pretty excited.
  • I finally managed to head back to the piercing place and get my cartilage bars loosened so that I could change my earrings which was great. They were so tight that I wasn’t able to do it myself.

ice bar cocktails

Five Things Which Sucked

  • Monday was one of the worst days I have had in ages. I lost my work pass which is such a pain, I also forgot I had a meeting in London so had to leave the office at 1030pm, and then I left my mug in a meeting room and it seems to have disappeared 🙁 Bad day!
  • I booked to go to a spin class on Thursday morning but did not go. I really need to properly start pushing myself with morning gym classes/ routines but it’s so hard!
  • Mid week I managed to split my fingernail and it just got worse, so bad that on Thursday evening I had to pop a plaster over it to avoid me snapping it off. Those few days before re-getting them done Saturday went so slowly!
  • I put on half a pound this week but in a way it wasn’t that bad as I had a whopping 5 meals out between weigh ins this week so it could have been a lot worse, but I still hate putting on weight.
  • I feel like I wasted my weekend a bit. Even though I didn’t sleep in loads I don’t think that I did as much as I would have liked with my two days off. Then next few months are super hectic as well :/

Five Things I Need To Do Next Week

  • Book the flights/ trains for the trip me and my parents are taking to Edinburgh in August
  • Take a whole load of blog photos and get scheduled in advance. I am doing so much better than I ever used to but it would be good to have a few weeks worth of images ready for the content.
  • Find a copy of Labyrinth and watch it!
  • Sort out my new hoover and see how it works. I haven’t been able to open the filter to start it up yet but I’m excited to give it it’s first use. This is how fun life gets when you have your own place haha.
  • Get to the gym/ to do a good exercise session five times this week. I don’t have long until my next obstacle course run and it’s my first 10km so I need to step things up a gear.
What have you been up to this week?


  1. Charlotte
    March 14, 2016 / 10:57 am

    This is a great idea for a post and a good way to get organised for the following week. I love Nandos too! x

  2. sarah Lea
    March 14, 2016 / 11:26 am

    Argh! Monday sounds like a hectic day! I am glad you got meet up with your friend for a Nandos meal though!
    The facial sounds fab, I could use one of those!! xx

  3. March 14, 2016 / 11:38 am

    I hate when nails break that is my pet hate lol. Good luck with scheduling and booking your transportation. I need to take my parents somewhere soon

  4. Angela Milnes
    March 14, 2016 / 4:03 pm

    ooh sounds like a productive week. Enjoy taking your blogging photos. I’m hoping to get some of my daughter now the sun is out! The microderm treatment sounds fab!

  5. Beautyqueenuk
    March 14, 2016 / 8:05 pm

    Wow now that is a heck of a week Rhian! Labyrinth is one of my all time fave films, so do find it and watch it x

  6. Ickle Pickle
    March 14, 2016 / 8:20 pm

    sounds like a mixed week – I love The Matrix it is a great film. Oh I HATE it when a nail splits – I always catch it 🙁 Kaz x

  7. Emma White
    March 14, 2016 / 8:31 pm

    Is it sad I have never been to Nando’s – I used to go to Edinburgh a lot as a child as have relatives there but have not been there in years – I know I need to get some blog posts written and scheduled in too – get yourself to that gym and inspire me

  8. March 14, 2016 / 10:25 pm

    I love Icebar! Such a fun place to go. Paris and BMTH sounds awesome too! 🙂

  9. Renna Creighton
    March 15, 2016 / 9:54 pm

    You have been a busy lady. I really enjoyed icebar, fab place. I’d be gutted about loosing a fav mug too!!

  10. Laura
    March 16, 2016 / 4:09 am

    I am yet to try a veggie nandos… I’m a slave to the chicken pitta!! xxx

  11. Leanne Dolan
    March 16, 2016 / 7:33 am

    I’m going to Edinburgh in July! Can’t wait! Paris should be fun too. I’ve never been there! X

  12. Hungry_Healthy_Happy
    March 16, 2016 / 9:32 am

    I went to an ice bar in Prague and it was so much fun. It was much colder than I was expecting it to be though haha.

  13. Natasha Mairs
    March 16, 2016 / 2:13 pm

    Yeah!! you finally watched the Matrix! I loved watching these, but I had to watch the first one a second time to really understand it

  14. March 16, 2016 / 2:44 pm

    Everyone loves the Ice Bar, I went to one in Amsterdam and it was rubbish! Maybe I need to try the London one.

  15. March 16, 2016 / 2:48 pm

    I”m totally intrigued with the Ice Bar. I need to visit one as soon as humanly possible!

  16. Joanne Mallon
    March 16, 2016 / 5:17 pm

    I am quite jealous of your microdermabrasion, I have only ever done that as a home treatment before. And what a treat to see The Matrix for the first time. I did a movie marathon last year watching all three movies in one day, it was epic.

  17. March 16, 2016 / 5:45 pm

    I really want to go to the Ice Bar 🙂 Aww I hope you find your mug soon!

  18. Jessica Dearnley
    March 16, 2016 / 8:14 pm

    It sounds like you’ve had a fun busy week. I love a microdermabrasion facial 🙂

  19. March 16, 2016 / 8:18 pm

    Oh my gosh this place is amazing just “wow” so want to go to the ice bar.

  20. Cassandra Mayers
    March 16, 2016 / 8:50 pm

    I Love the idea of doing this every week. So many weeks blend into each other so its good to pull bits out that have been good, I have never been to the ice bar and always meant to check it out. It looks so cool!
    This week for me the best was actually getting loads of blogging done, im really happy at how much ive managed to blog about this week.
    My worst was having to go have the dreaded smear test at the doctors but better safe than sorry.

  21. March 16, 2016 / 8:58 pm

    Oooh hope you have fun on your trip hun I have always wanted to go to Paris! Glad you liked the treatment I am having mine done soon as well so I am glad it went well!

  22. March 16, 2016 / 11:15 pm

    That sound like quite a successful week (apart from Monday obviously!) Visiting the gym 5 times next week sounds very ambitious!

  23. March 17, 2016 / 12:18 am

    Enjoy Paris. It is a beautiful city. Congrats on a good week.

  24. Elizabeth
    March 17, 2016 / 7:24 am

    Sounds like a great, busy week! Yay for Paris too! 🙂

  25. Zena's Suitcase
    March 17, 2016 / 9:47 pm

    Good luck with going self hosted. You will not regret it in the slightest. It was the best thing I ever did

  26. March 18, 2016 / 3:45 pm

    I always love reading your weekly posts! The ice bar is a favourite of mine, and I have been a couple of times. Love their cocktails x

  27. March 18, 2016 / 6:40 pm

    Love your weekly round ups! Four days in Paris will be lovely 🙂 Good luck with the move to self-hosted, I did all that a few months ago so if you need any pointers then give me a shout! Excited to see the new look. xx

  28. Hannah Malanga
    March 19, 2016 / 12:07 am

    OMG the ice bar looks incredible! I need to go there

  29. March 21, 2016 / 3:41 pm

    Ice bar is a place i always wanted to go! I wat to get schedule in advance too! if you find magic formula please help 😉

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