Okay so I never worked out a year ago and this past year I began to. The reason I did was not just because of my flabby muffin top but also that exercise was the best way for me to get out of my head. I was constantly talking to myself and got annoyed with too much talking in my brain. Now I work out about 3 times a week and do 100 leg lifts every morning. It truly changed things and made me so much more positive and excited.
Went through a break up a little over a week ago- surprisingly I have been doing well. I got a good stand-up bit out of it too! It’s about how much crying I experienced as we said our good-byes. I had tons of boogers and made him leave right away from my grossness. Haha! Life is too short- Got to laugh at everything that happens!!! I think what is helping me remain so strong is the fact that I remind myself that life only has tougher challenges ahead so I need to learn how to mend faster and be strong now with little bumps on the road. So hell yeah for me for being a tough muscle person! Going to the gym helps as well as my martial arts classes! Ah I love it! Also, stand-up comedy has become not only my love in life as it has always been, but also a form of therapy to open my heart to an audience.
Just wanted to share with you that I couldn’t be more excited for things coming up as well as enjoying the changes life brings to learn to grow and continue to accept all that I am.
This is my third Summer attending the Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal, Canada. Which is nice! I enjoy seeing a lot of other great artists and comedians perform in this festival along with being in such a lively town!
I have shows every night for a week and some at different venues but the majority of them will be at Club Soda. Tonight were my first two shows of the week and I had a great time. The first set I felt okay about but the second I got heated up and excited to share my thoughts and feelings. Whenever I tend to feel the emotions more for all of my stand-up bits the set always goes smoother. I also didn’t judge the audience the second time- in my head I told myself they were all my best friends and that mental thought made me feel incredibly safe and trusted myself.
This show that I am performing in is called, the “Ethnic Show” and there are a total of 5 comedians I believe. The other comics in my shows are all so nice and cool so thank goodness- I always tend to get intimidated by comedians I don’t know well or if they look unfriendly it makes me shy away and sit alone somewhere in a corner in the green room. But not tonight- yay! Talked to them and laughed with them.
The comedian that is hosting the show introduced me for the two shows as “Here next we have a female comic! Yes! The one female in the show…”
Now I know him personally and he isn’t doing that to be rude by any means so it didn’t bother me at all- in fact it made me feel proud that I was the only female in the show and that I could represent them so I took it as hell yeah I am!
A funny and sweet comedian named, Godfrey, that was performing after me had told me said backstage, “Hey I am going to tell him to stop saying that. It makes it seem as though you are handicapped or something. He should just say let’s bring on our next funny comedian.”
I said, “Thanks!” I do get a little annoyance in my head whenever stuff like that happens, but I push it aside and focus on my jokes and do my best to be myself and have fun. Hearing someone say what I was thinking out loud was nice and cool to have help with weird things that occur in comedy shows.
So thank you Godfrey. Excited for all my shows this week and while the other comics went out to eat I am in my hotel room in my cozy Christmas snowman pajamas and going to do some writing. Also! I have Lucky Charms cereal! Mmm!
Goodnight friends! Hope you sleep well and have a great day tomorrow. Smile at the sky when in doubt.
Now if you know from my performing I do a lot of singing with impressions, but in my hidden time at my apartment I attempt to write my own original songs… I did my best to record this one. Hope you enjoy! It’s free! The song is also called “Free”!