Currently (May 2015)

by Khushboo on May 18, 2015

Hey guys!  It seems to have become tradition that I post a Currently Survey right before travelling.  I’m pre-scheduling this post so I’ll actually be on board and a few hours away from London when this post goes live.  To say I’m excited would be an understatement.  Between all the packing and making my way through my evergrowing “To-Do list”, I wanted to keep it light-hearted and share some of my current favorites: 

Current Book: After reading & loving Liane Moriarty’s Big Little Lies, I downloaded another one of her books: The Husband’s Secret, which I equally devoured.  It’s so cleverly-written and full of suspense- definitely a page-turner. 

Current Music:  Throwback to one of my favorite Michael Jackson’s tracks that I can’t stop listening to since last week: Rock With You ♪ ♫ ♬And we’re gonna ride the boogie ♪ ♫ ♬


Current TV Show: Empire…more like obsessed!  I finished all 12 episodes in 2 days so use that as some kind of indicator that you need to start watching it if you haven’t already. 



Current Drink: Homemade iced soy lattes- the weather has gotten way too hot in Bombay to drink coffee any other way.

Current Food: That being said, I’ve been eating a lot of soup lately like this homemade Black-Eyed Bean & Mixed Veggie soup every night this past week…with the air conditioning blasting obviously! 

Black-Eyed Bean & Mixed Veggie Soup

Current Excitement: Aside from London, I’m mega excited for a girls’ trip to Budapest over the upcoming long weekend.  It’s a new city for me so if anyone has any recommendations, please share. 

Current Guilty Pleasure: I don’t feel guilty but a recent little pleasure of mine is pairing Digestive biscuits with my evening cup of chai/coffee.  My sister & I started this habit while I was in China and it stuck.  While it’s certainly not as nutritious a snack as a piece of fruit or nuts, it sure hits the spot…and the rest of my diet is balanced enough to handle a bit of refined sugar. 

Digestives dipped in chai

Current Obsession: The TV channel Romedy which is basically the TV gods gift to all women.  It predominantly shows romantic comedy films and in this past week alone, I’ve watched New Year’s Eve, One Fine Day, The Blind Side & Notting Hill.

Current Bane of My Existence: Hotel exchange rates.  The last hotel I stayed in outwardly told me they were ripping me off.  The conversation went a bit like this:

Me: Hi, can I change $500 into dhirams please?

Hotel: Sure but please note that we offer a lower rate than you would get outside.

Me: Er okay, actually I’ll just change $100 for now.

Current Indulgence: New gym-wear from Nike (which, by the way, has gotten so pricey), although I think it’s worth the investment as I probably wear gym clothes more than my regular clothes.  Along with that, there’s nothing like new gym swag to motivate you to work out ;) .

Current Instagram Fave: Pardon my French but I love the posts that @phuckyoquote puts up including this:

Phuckyoquote- You don't need a reason quote

Current Blessing:  Being able to call 2 places (London & Mumbai) home :) .

Current Need: Your advice on whether I should buy a Jawbone (if you own one)Based on the feedback I received on Facebook, the general consensus is a big, fat NO- can anyone convince me otherwise?

Current Mood:  Summer state of mind aka the best kind of mood!

Current Triumph: My Words with Friends addiction has only increased and clearly it’s paying off – 137 points baby!

Words With Friends - 137 points

Current Link: While I’m all for the Dadbod, I absolutely loved this lady’s rebuttal: I Refuse to Celebrate ‘Dad Bod’, Until We Appreciate the ‘Mum Bod’ Too.

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