Hello there, groove masters!
It’s Friday and goshgollydarnit, I’m so ready. SO READY. It’s been a week. A week of good, but exhausting things, like a red-eye flight on a weekend for a whirlwind fabulous Halloween party trip and having Indian food with a good friend I haven’t seen in a while. And a week of work deadlines and a grad school paper due yesterday and feeling like I’m probably behind on a lot of things. I am definitely behind on a lot of things.
But it’s almost the freakin’ weekend. I took today off from work and I’m going on another little road trip this weekend. I get to hang with my boi toy today and probably will eat an Egg McMuffin at some point and generally, TGIF.
Mostly I’m just feeling like this right now.
But also kind of like this a little bit?
What I really need is a good dance party in my underwear, maybe singing into a hairbrush. Are you game?
What are your favorite jams to shake yourself out of a funk and into a frenzy? Personally, I can’t sit still if I put some Big Freedia on. I mean, seriously, try not to work it out to this.
I can also get really into some cheesy pop. I’m still having a slightly-troubling-but-really-I’m-fine-with-it-because-isn’t-everyone-in-the-same-boat-here crush on Demi Lovato. I know it’s the fall, I know. I’m still not over her.
Oh, and my slow jam right now is definitely Alessia Cara’s “Here.” I mean, it’s kind of a downer I guess, but like… I just relate so much, you know, and also so catchy and also great for singing into a hairbrush.
And sometimes I just like to put this song on blast and play it over and over and over, especially on car trips. I just love this song so much. And Laura Jane Grace makes me swoon.
Finally, this song always gets me pepped up like a radical cheerleader at a queer rugby match. It’s a go-to. It’ll get me revved up every damn time.
What about you? What makes you feel tingly in your toes and jiggly in your hips? What makes you want to dance like no one is watching but also feeling yourself (or whatever that inspirational quote is)? What jams get you pumped up and ready for the weekend? Post a link to your fav songs if you can! Let’s make a pump up the jams comment mix-tape!
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Also, also, tell me about your life, boo. What are you doing this weekend? Are you getting enough Vitamin D? Give me your life updates. Let’s jam!
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