Friday, May 29, 2020

COVID Student Journal: Hours and Days

(Student submission Spring 2020)

Monday, March 30th, 2020

            9:00am    Wake up, brush teeth and throw my hair in a bun

     9:15am    Search YouTube for a morning yoga stretch and set my intentions for the day making  sure I pay attention to each breath 

         9:45am    Enter the family living room to check the current COVID-19 cases and deaths

         9:55am    For the last 2 weeks I have been following the keto diet, I checked Pinterest for a yummy   breakfast idea and began cooking while listening to music

      10:30am  Poor my morning coffee and begin eating field greens topped with poached eggs

10:45am  Sit outside out on the patio and listen to music while my brother plays with my dogs

11:00am  Pull out my school planner and write in the assignments due that week for all my courses and begin math homework

1:30pm    Finish math homework and begin working on computer literacy PowerPoint homework

2:45pm    Have a celery and peanut butter snack break 

3:00pm    Finish CGS homework and start watching the show All American on Netflix

5:00pm    Pick up friends and drive to the beach to watch the sunset and eat pizza

7:15pm    Find a hot tub to sneak into

8:00pm    Drop off friends and head home for family dinner

8:15pm    Help mom prepare ribs, corn, and sweet potato’s 

9:00pm    Yes I know its late but in my family this is has become quite normal. Finish diner

9:15pm    Watch the news for updates information on COVID-19 locally, nationally, and globally

9:30pm    Eat smores with my mother father and brother

10:00pm  Take a shower, get into comfy clothes, and hop into bed and resume watching All                                                   American on Netflix

12:00pm  Fall asleep and recharge for the next day



Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

12:30pm   Wake up and immediately put on a swimsuit, brush teeth, wash face, and apply sunscreen

1:00pm    Make breakfast consisting of a English muffin and turkey bacon

2:00pm    Review Earth Space Science notes for exam

3:30pm    Set up a beach chair in my front lawn and tan as I watch motivational speeches my favorite being

           Matthew McConaughey’s “5 Minutes for the next 50 years”

4:45pm    Watched VICE news segment about a COVID-19 regarding pets during this pandemic

5:30pm    Go to Publix and stock up groceries for the week, trust me I wore a mask and was cautious of               touching things

6:45pm    Watch the Netflix show Ozark

7:00pm    Eat celery and blue-cheese dressing for a snack before dinner

8:00pm    Finish watching the show Ozark and browse Pinterest for dinner ideas

8:30pm    Cook and make turkey lettuce wraps and panko crusted zucchini chips for me and my family

9:00pm    Play Heads Up; a charades app,

10:15pm  Have a late night desert and take a shower

11:30pm  Get into bed and continue watching Ozark

12:00pm  Make this daily journal

1:00am    Go to bed


Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

         1:00pm    Wake up sit in bed and watch 2 hours of Criminal Minds on Netflix

         3:30pm    Make Breakfast tacos and enjoy the sun on my back patio

         4:15pm    Go to the dog park

         5:45pm    Do a at-home HIIT workout

         7:00pm    Drinks tons of water and eat celery, peppers, and hummus

         7:30pm    Take a salt bath and relax

         8:00pm    Tie-dye and bleach a pair of sweatpants

         9:00pm    Buy and get sushi tuna from the local fish market

         9:15pm    Make at-home pok√© bowls

         10:00pm  Clean up and take and shower and get ready for bed

         11:15pm  Watch more Criminal Minds (I’m addicted)

         1:30pm    Fall asleep


Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

         9:30am    Wake up and immediately listen to Walking On A Dream by Empire Of The Sun and have a                               dance party in my room because it’s that kinda day

         10:00am  Do yoga with my mom

         11:00am  Make whipped coffee and oatmeal

         12:00pm  Paint on a canvas and watch Tiger King on Netflix

         2:00pm   Make cookies with my little brother

         3:00pm   Devour cookies

         3:30pm   Go for a 5 mile walk with my great Dane hank

         5:00pm   Do a HIIT workout in the garage

         6:00pm   Help my mom finish making tacos for dinner

         7:00pm   Complete computer homework while listening to music

         8:45pm   Eat a giant bowl of lemon blueberry ice-cream

         9:15pm   Play on my phone for way too long

         11:30pm Put on a face mask 

         12:00am Make this journal entry and watch Tiger King

         2:00am Fall asleep


Friday, April 3rd, 2020

         6:00am    Wake up and go for a run off of no sleep

         7:30am    Get home, take a shower and immediately fall back asleep

         12:00pm  Wake up and make a chicken salad for “breakfast”

         1:00pm    Go to the local nursery and by succulents for my front porch

         3:00pm    Plot succulents

         4:00pm    Go on a 10 mile walk/run

         6:30pm    Make a protein smoothie

         7:00pm    Do homework and watch recorded Zoom lectures

         8:30pm   Eat a steak dinner

         9:30pm   Chill and watch Criminal Minds on Netflix

         11:30pm Finish homework

         1:15am   Take a shower and go to bed


Saturday, April 4th, 2020

         11:00am    My dogs come in my room and wake me up

         12:00pm    Finally get outta bed and make coffee

         12:30pm    Go on a 2 mile run/walk with my dogs

         1:45pm     Go fishing with my dad

         3:00pm     Eat the fish that we caught and sit our on the patio

         4:30pm     Study for final exams

         6:45pm     Eat celery and blue cheese snack and watch news on updated corona cases and deaths

         7:15pm     Follow a Bob Ross painting tutorial my brother

         8:45pm     Play Pictionary with my family

         10:30pm   Watch Criminal Minds

         1:00am     Fall asleep


Monday, April 5th, 2020

         11:00am    Wake and think about what I’m going to make for breakfast

         11:30am   Get out of bed, do some yoga outside

         12:15pm   Throw on a mask and latex gloves and go to Publix to buy strawberry shortcake supplies

         1:00pm    Make strawberry shortcake with my brother and miserably fail at it

         2:00pm    End up having oatmeal and strawberries for breakfast/lunch

         2:30pm    Watch and take notes on the film “Before the Flood” (its about climate change) for my Earth and                              Space class and realize how cute our United Nations Peace Leader is (Leonardo DiCaprio). Under                              the video in the comments section someone said that since the corona outbreak carbon emissions                       have decreased because of lockdowns around the world

         4:45pm    Eat pop tart snack

         5:00pm    Take a math quiz

         6:00pm    Eat a salmon dinner while news plays in on TV

         7:30pm    Paint over Jenga blocks and write dares on each block with my brother

         9:00pm    Eat a big bowl of icecream

Tuesday, April 6th, 2020

         10:30am    Wake up and tell my dogs how much I love them

         11:00am    Make iced whipped coffee (a trend I saw on the app TikTok)

  12:00pm   Have eggs and bacon for breakfast

         1:00pm     Go for a 2 mile run

         2:00pm     Go on a 12 mile bike ride with my dad & find a craft store that was giving away painting supplies

         4:00pm     Find out from my aunt that my Great Aunt Connie fell and broke her neck and then when                              admitted into the hospital found out she had coronavirus

         5:00pm     Watch the movie “Molly’s Game” on Netflix

         7:30pm     Watch a Vice video on YouTube about a old couple fighting corona virus

         8:00pm     Play the Heads Up app game with my brother

         9:00pm     Eat turkey burgers and sweet potato fries for dinner

         9:45pm     Make box brownies for my family

         10:45pm   Eat brownies topped with whip cream and caramel

         11:00pm   Take a Epson salt bath and watch YouTube videos till I fall asleep


Wednesday, April 7th, 2020

         11:00am    Wake up and eat breakfast

         12:00pm    Pack up and drive to Tallahassee

         2:30pm     Arrive in Tallahassee and pull into my college townhome

         3:00pm     Power wash my driveway and clean up my landscaping

         6:00pm     Finish cleaning the outside of my house

         6:30pm     Pick up dinner at California Chicken Grill

         7:00pm     Lay on the couch and watch the Explained series about coronavirus on Netflix

         8:00pm     Take a shower and then go visit my boyfriend that has been quarantine in Tallahassee

         10:00pm   Sleepover at my boyfriends house and make smores

         11:00pm   Fall asleep


Thursday, April 8th, 2020

         9:00am    Get up and go to Publix to fill my fridge

         10:30am  Make french toast and bacon for my boyfriend and I

         11:00am  Go back to my townhome and deep clean my kitchen

         1:00pm   Now clean my entire living room and do endless loads of laundry

         3:00pm   Eat a late lunch and go swim and tan in my complexes pool

         5:00pm   Go on a walk/run around the stadium

         7:00pm   Return back to my house and go to my boyfriends house

         8:00pm    Watch movies

         10:30pm   Go to Chick-fil-a

         11:00pm   Fall asleep


Friday, April 9th, 2020

12:00pm   Wake up and force my boyfriend to do yoga with me

1:00pm    Make a smoothie for breakfast

1:30pm    Do sidewalk chalk art

2:45pm    Go to Lafayette Heritage Trail and bring my boyfriends dog

4:00pm    Get Krispy Kreme donuts because the hot light is on

4:30pm    Get home and sit out on the porch and absorb the last bit of sunlight of the day

5:00pm    Say goodbye and drive back to Destin, Florida

8:00pm    Arrive back home to my family and have a yummy porkchop dinner

9:00pm    Do some laundry and watch TV with my brother

11:00pm  Fall asleep


Saturday, April 10th, 2020

         11:00am   Wake up and eat eggs benedict

         11:45pm   Sit out on my porch and drink my morning coffee

         1:00pm    Make a fruit and protein smoothie

         1:30pm    Take a shower

         2:00pm    Go to my friend Cenedy’s pool to swim and tan

         4:00pm    Get home and eat turkey and cheese rool-ups

         5:00pm    Watch Botched on TV with my mom

         6:00pm    Do homework and study for upcoming exams

         7:00pm    Have tacos for dinner and make homemade guacamole

         8:30pm    Workout in my garage

         10:00pm  Make Oreo cookies

         11:00pm  Fall asleep


Sunday, April 11th, 2020

         12:30pm   Wake up and have cereal for breakfast

         1:00pm    Write in my planner my homework for the rest of the week

         1:30pm    Tan in my driveway and eat some fruit

         4:00pm    Go on a bike ride with my dad

         4:30pm    Stop at the local farmers market and get honey

         5:00pm    Finish our bike ride and eat shrimp and crawfish

         6:00pm   Watch the news and play Pictionary with my family

         7:30pm   Eat a bowl of lemon blueberry ice-cream

         8:00pm   Watch Live PD on TV

         9:00pm   Watch and take notes on a math zoom lecture because I missed it last week

         11:00pm  Take a shower and go to bed



Monday, April 12th, 2020

         8:00am    Wake up and study for my last math exam

         11:15pm  Make an iced coffee and oatmeal

         12:30pm  Take my math exam and score a 98 on it YAY!

         2:30pm    Go tan

         3:30pm    Make veggie spring rolls with peanut sauce

         4:00pm    Catch up on homework assignments while I watch Netflix documentaries

         6:00pm    Make another coffee because I’m addicted

         6:15pm    Do some painting with my brother

         7:30pm    Go for a night walk and collect flowers for my mom

         8:45pm    Paint my nails pink

         9:00pm    Have a ceasar salad for dinner

         9:30pm    Take a Epson salt bath

         10:00pm  Get into bed and journal my day

         11:00pm  Watch news YouTube videos about coronavirus

         1:00am    Fall asleep


Tuesday, April 13th, 2020

         10:00am    Wake up and make breakfast tacos with my dad

         11:00am    Do my makeup and curl my hair

         12:00pm    Take pictures outside my house to post on Instagram with a super clever quarantine caption

         1:00pm     Help my mom with dishes and cleaning the floors

         3:00pm     Workout in my garage

         4:30pm     Throw a football around with my little brother

         5:30pm     Go inside and begin making tacos with my mom

         6:15pm     Have a sit down dinner with my family

         7:00pm     Watch a movie with my family

         9:00pm     Began online shopping for bathroom stuff in my college apartment

         10:30pm   Sign up for classes for the summer term and stress about my future and the impact that the                            coronavirus will have my learning for the summer

         11:30pm   Stress out and eat a crap ton on ice-cream to cope

         12:00am   Fall asleep



Wednesday, April 14th, 2020

         1:00pm    Wake up and take a cold shower

         1:45pm    Wash all my shoes

         2:30pm    Have a late first meal of the day

         2:45pm    Watch the movie The Florida Project on Netflix and make popcorn

         4:00pm    Make banana bread with chocolate chips

         4:45pm    Make a face mask with leftover scrap fabric I had in my craft closet

         5:30pm    Have a celery and blue cheese snack while I play with my dogs

         6:00pm    Watch the news with my mom

         6:30pm    Buy jewelry online

         7:00pm    Do loads of laundry

         8:30pm    Tie-dye my pillowcases and sheets

         9:15pm    My mom and I braid each others hair

         10:00pm  Eat leftover tacos from last night

         10:30pm  Water my succulents

         10:45pm  Watch Criminal Minds on Netflix

         12:00am  Go to Whataburger for a midnight cinnamon roll

         12:30am  Watch more Criminal Minds

         2:00am    Fall asleep


Thursday, April 15th, 2020

         10:00am   Wake up and make a egg casserole for breakfast

         11:00am   Make a bird house for my dad

         1:00pm   Finish the bird house and tan in my back yard

         3:30pm   Go to the local hotel pool

         4:30pm   Get semi-permanent pink hair dye and dinner supplies at Walmart…. Super necessary

         5:30pm   Dye my hair and wait for my dad and brother to brutally make fun of me

         6:30pm   Make a giant salad with tuna for dinner

         7:00pm   Watch the news for updated cases on coronavirus

         7:45pm   Make homemade dog treats

         8:30pm   Watch YouTube videos

           10:00pm   Eat banana bread with vanilla ice-cream

           10:15pm   Watch a video on climate change

           10:45pm   Go to bed



Friday, April 16th, 2020

         12:00pm   Wake up and deep clean my room

         2:00pm     Paint canvas to decorate my room

         3:30pm    Do my own eyelash extensions

         4:30pm    Do homework

         5:30pm    Go for a walk with my Great Dane Hank

         6:00pm    Come across a pond that my dog couldn’t resist to jump into

         6:45pm    Get back home and wash my dog

         7:00pm    Make a protein smoothie

         7:15pm    Watch my favorite chefs from Bon Appetit test kitchen cook from home their favorite pantry pasta                                dish

         8:30pm    Take a shower and paint my toes

         9:00pm    Go over to my friends house and play Jenga 6 feet part

         12:00am   Start a bonfire and make smores

         2:00am    Fall asleep at my friends house


Saturday, April 17th, 2020

         6:30am    Wake up to my friends dog licking my face

         7:00am    Fall back asleep after watching infomercials that happened to be left on the TV from lastnight

         11:00am  Wake up and make a giant brunch with my friends… trust me we didn’t forget the mimosas

         1:00pm   Go to the local creek in our neighborhood and float down the creek

         4:00pm   Go to Walmart and get aloe because I forgot to wear sunscreen

         4:15pm   Take a cold shower

         4:45pm   Eat celery and blue cheese for a pre-dinner snack

         5:00pm   Continue painting canvases for room

         6:30pm   Make celery juice

         7:00pm   Make air-fryer barbeque chicken wings      

         7:30pm   Make homemade sweet potato fries

         8:00pm   Eat dinner with my family while we watch the news

         8:15pm   Clean up the house and finish homework that’s due Monday

         10:00pm  Eat banana bread and do yoga

         11:00pm  Fall asleep

Sunday, April 18th, 2020

         11:00am    Wake up and go to the famers market with my dad

         11:30am    Play with the baby chickens for sale

         12:45pm   Get back home and make breakfast with the some of the fruit we got from the farmers market

         1:30pm     Pack my suitcase to go to Troy University in Troy, Alabama

         2:15pm     Say goodbye to family and leave with my friends to go to Troy

         3:30pm     Arrive in Troy and immediately go to Cookout and my friends apartment

         5:00pm     Go to downtown Troy and take pictures… every business was closed! We had the place to                                  ourselves

         7:00pm    Get back to my friends apartment and go to Publix to get food for a barbeque

         7:30pm    Make burgers, hotdogs, grilled corn, and homemade macaroni

         8:45pm    Clean up after dinner and sit on the couch and watch movies

         11:00pm  Play Jenga and get ready for bed

         1:00am    Fall asleep


Monday, April 19th, 2020

         11:00am   Wake up on deflated air mattress

         12:00pm   Take a cold shower after 4 other girls take a shower

         12:30pm   Sit on the front porch and drink my morning coffee

         2:00pm    Go get pick-up breakfast from Cracker Barrell

         2:45pm    Eat pancakes and bacon in the trucks of our cars in the parking lot

         4:00pm    Load up our luggage and drive back to Destin, Florida

         5:30pm    Get back and take a nap

         7:30pm    Wake up and catch up on homework that I didn’t do over the weekend

         8:45pm    Eat pizza for dinner

         9:15pm    Paint flowers and leaves on my bedroom door

         11:00pm  Pause painting my door and take a shower

         11:30pm  Eat my nightly banana bread and go to bed