Being Dramatic on Broadway

Yesterday felt like an episode of 24. A very slow episode of 24… I seemed to do everything in slow motion, but I could hear the clock all day- if you don’t get this done, the whole world will end.

10 a.m.- roll out of bed

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10:01 – start my blog. Ponder it all for far too long- perfection is the goal, people!

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11:00 – Watch three episodes of South Park to prep minds for the night- Book of Mormon night!

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12:32 – Discuss going to the gym. Prior to our gym visit, I had a weird mix of motivation. Last night my girlfriends and I did Secret Santa, with each of us bringing a dish, needless to say, in the morning I had a slight food baby and I was slightly tired. The other side of me was saying, follow your motto… you will never want to go, so just do it- yep. That’s one of my mottos.

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12:37 – Go to the gym. When I hit the standard two mile mark I looked over at John as though to confirm, telepathically – are we there yet?! To which he telepathically said back, one more mile. I forced myself to do the one more mile. I told myself, remember those days two miles seemed impossible? You can do three. When it was over I can’t say I was high on life, but I did thank my partner in crime for the extra motivation.

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1:08 – Now the clock is really ticking. In t-2 hours we must be on the train. T-4 hours dinner. T-6.5 hours Book of Mormon. Begin beautification process.

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3:31 – make the train, obviously, I’m a serious time nazi.

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4:30 – 8th avenue we go for some Japanese barbecue. A Korean barbecue imposter.

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6:30 – pick up tickets!

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6:41 – cappuccino pump up time! Meander around the city time! Want to punch slow walkers time! – I get aggressive after cappuccino.

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7:30 – purchase $16 drinks. Yes. $16. Welcome to Manhattan. We then got cozy and ready to enjoy the show.

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Ready for the summary?! Book of Mormon tells the story of two Mormons as they head out on their first mission. The show is hilarious, offensive, and I loved it. The creators of South Park, for all of their disgusting humor, have such a sharp sense of morality as well. They ruthlessly create intelligent perspectives through their vile work. Kudos.

We spent the rest of the night wandering the city- there is something spectacular about the city in the winter. In fact, we walked everywhere all day. I love that. Use those legs you were given!

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At the end of the night Jack Bauer once again saved the day and all was right in the world. What will happen today?! Only the creators of 24 will know.

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