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People often ask me for workout song suggestions. I think you constantly have to update your playlist, so I’ve decided to share a new playlist every month of what’s racing my laces at the moment. My tunes now (lots of Nasty Nicki, I know, but it’s what I’m feeling):

Just Do It Q1 2012
“Dog Days Are Over” ♦ Florence And The Machine
“Best Thing I Never Had” ♦ Beyonce
“N–s in Paris” ♦ Jay-Z & Kanye
“Turn Me On” ♦ David Guetta feat. Nicki Minaj
“I Like It Rough” ♦ Lady Gaga
“You Da One” ♦ Rihanna
“Rock That Body” ♦ Black-Eyed Peas
“Starships” ♦ Nicki Minaj
“Daddy’s Little Girl” ♦ Nas
“Take Care” ♦ Drake feat. Rihanna
“Tears Dry On Their Own” ♦ Amy Winehouse
“Right Through Me” ♦ Nicki Minaj
“Notion” ♦ Kings of Leon

Enjoy!
♥Gigi

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Startled to see
Charcoal-rimmed eyes
staring back at me
from my reflection in coffee
Black.

You sit
ashing your cigarette
on gray stones of patio

We laugh about time, circumstance.
You look at me
I look down
at new stiletto boots
Boots I wouldn’t think of buying before
now.
Now, when I’m to act sophisticated, mature

I am happy we can laugh like children
I still feel like a child
especially around you
older, smoother

In these moments
I know I’m in love with you
When I feel you looking at me,
and it makes me shy and insecure,
When I look at myself and see a girl
dressed beyond her years,
And then you see the image I project as me
Woman
I am suddenly secure
beautiful.

You ignore my naivete

And we embrace each other
as equals.

 

(2003)

This was an experimental dish that turned out quite well. It’s easy because I’m the queen of shortcuts, but it still takes some time. If you’re more inclined, trip it to the fish and farmers’ markets, but I found this to work out deliciously.

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It’s my new year, and therefore time for a resolution. Mine is to put myself first, to stop trying to be perfect and please/appease others. It’s exhausting, time-consuming and ultimately useless. Death could be tomorrow. Life is today.


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