Monday, October 24, 2016

BookBuddyathon TBR & Wrap-up

Similar to last week this read-a-thon has five challenges two of which I personally changed to fit my goals since I am reading by myself. I will talk about the first two which have remained the same and then the two I changed.

 Read a book with pictures in it.

For this challenge I already had The Monstrous picked since I knew I would be reading it at the same time as the last read-a-thon. Between each story there is always a creepy drawing of what the next story will talk about.

 Read a book just because.

I decided to read Memoirs of a Geisha because I have yet to finish it. I also decided to take a picture of myself with crazy hair and upload it here for all to see. (:

 Buddy read a book with your buddy.
Changed to:
Read the sequel to a series you've started.

I will be reading Zoe Sugg's Girl Online: On Tour which I totally forgot about because I read the first book at the beginning of last year. The third book comes out in November so it's the perfect time to pick it up. 

 Read a book that's title starts with the first letter of your buddy's name.
Changed to:
Start a new series.

I couldn't figure out what book to pick when I went to the library and then noticed these three books and remembered that a lot of BookTubers I watch had talked highly of it so I decided to pick them up.

Read 5 books.

So if you've counted then you will notice that based on my picks I already have 6 books picked out, but I plan to read the new series towards the end of this read-a-thon meaning I'm only planning to read the first book this week. So the last book I chose to read is Behind every mean girl...there's a tragedy because I started it and totally forgot about it.

Monday October 24
I had the whole day to read The Monstrous today, I ended up reading 133 pages. In between reading I went to the library with my brother in order to look for books for this read-a-thon. We spent almost two hours there because my brother was playing Pokemon Go, the only reason he decided to go with me. It gave me enough time to look around and see if anything caught my attention or if there were physical copies of the Ebooks I am waiting to read. 

Tuesday October 25
Today I read the last 51 pages of The Monstrous. Then for the rest of the afternoon I read 97 pages of Memoirs of a Geisha. So in total I read 148 pages.

Wednesday October 26
Before heading into work I read 22 pages of Memoirs of a Geisha. After work I read 10 pages of Behind every mean girl...there's a tragedy (whose title I am not a fan of b/c length). So, in total I read 32 pages today, typically for a work day.

Thursday October 27
Before work I read Memoirs of a Geisha and while I was riding the train I read it too so I got to read 33 pages. Then while at work I got to read 9 pages of Behind every mean girl. So in total I read 42 pages.

Friday October 28
I didn't have to go into work today so I started my morning off by reading the last 20 pages of Memoirs of a Geisha. I then went on to read Behind every mean girl...there's a tragedy and read the remaining 118 pages. So I read 138 pages in total today. I was planning to start a new book in the evening, but that just didn't happen.

So, for this read-a-thon I completed only two challenges, and only read 3 books out of the 5 I planned on reading. Which is actually fine wi me because now I can start fresh with my new book series and not have other books waiting to be picked up again. There will be more read-a-thins in November so stay tuned for those.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Spookathon TBR

Some read-a-thons have a few challenges that you have to accomplish throughout the week in order to have had a successful read-a-thon. These next two read-a-thons are just like that, today I will be talking about the books I plan to read in accordance with each challenge for the Spookathon. I have 7 days to finish the 5 challenges for the read-a-thon that starts tomorrow Monday, October 17 and ends Sunday, October 23. The good thing is that if one book falls into more than one category you can use that book for any or all of those challenges so in the end you don't have to read 5 books total.

1. Read a thriller
Basically two of the book on my list fall into this category, but if all else fails I can read a Stephen King novel, Gyliann Flynn book, or anything from this list...

2. Read a book with a spooky word in the title
The Monstrous is a book that I saw once while walking out of the library, I took a picture to remember the title and I finally picked it up.

3. Read a book with red in the cover
Innocent by Eric Walters was given to me a few months before it came out last year and I never got around to read it so better late than never.

4. Read a 2016 release
I have been waiting to get Harry Potter and the Cursed Child for a while now, if I happen to get it during the read-a-thon I plan on reading it straight away.

5. Read a book with a creature
The last book I want to finish reading is Library of Souls by Ransom Riggs.

More updates for this read-a-thon will be posted next week. The wrap up will also have a long recap of Dewey's 24 Hour Readathon on that Saturday section.

See you then (:

Monday, October 17, 2016

Spookathon & Dewey's Wrap-Up

Monday October 17
Workday: Only 3 hours of down time before prime time television because it's that time of the year again. I only read 29 pages of Library of Souls today because there was a lot of noise and distractions. 

Tuesday October 18
Today was my day off, I didn't read a lot though because I felt lazy and kept procrastinating. Not only with videos, but with appointments. I had an eye appointment scheduled today so that took around two hours out of my day, I then came home and looked for new glasses online. I did this all afternoon, and ended up choosing one of the first glasses I saw. Once they come I'll share them and what I think. I read 80 pages of Library of Souls, just a few pages from the end.

Wednesday October 19
I finished reading the last 19 pages of Library of Souls, the last book in the Peculiar Children series, this morning. I then read two stories (46 pages) in The Monstrous and stopped in order to hang out with my brother for the rest of the afternoon. I also took a quick nap somewhere in between that time and watched a few videos. I basically read 65 pages today on my last day off this week so that's telling you how this read-a-thon is going for me.

Thursday October 20
Workday: I had three hours to myself after work when I finally got to read.
Today I read 43 pages of The Monstrous and to tell you the truth I'm not in love with the book. The stories inside aren't scary and are very complex, the hot weather doesn't help either since I start to get sleepy when I read.

Friday October 21
Workday: I went into work a bit later, but got out even later than I originally intended to stay. When I work longer I get a longer break so I actually read a bit at work today.
I finished the story I started reading yesterday this morning before work and began a new story. This new story is actually really good and I want to finish it, I even read a bit at work, but once I got home my neighbors had really loud music on right next to my bedroom window so I couldn't read. So today I only read 14 pages of the monstrous.

Saturday October 22
Dewey's 24 Hour Read-a-thon|Spookathon|BookBuddy
I was planning to do a play by play of what I did every hour during the 24 hour read-a-thon today, but it would be very bleak to say the least. I was asleep the first 7-8 hours of it after 3 hours of getting ready and commuting I worked for another 6 hours and after an hour of going back home, I ended up in church, another hour lost. At the end of the night I had only read 11 pages of The Monstrous.

Sunday October 23
I worked the same hours as yesterday, but since it is Sunday there wasn't much traffic on my way to work so I got to read a bit before work. Once I got out of work I had to go run errands so I didn't read much that afternoon. For my final day of this Readathon I read 21 pages of The Monstrous. On the bright side it finally feels like fall weather, it was nice and gloomy today and it started to rain when I was out and about.

Although this read-a-thon wasn't eventful, I feel like this next week is going to be better since I am currently reading and it's my day off so I have time to read and am planning to go to the library. That explains why I didn't put up a TBR for BookBuddyathon, I knew I would still be reading The Monstrous, but other than that I have only two other books to read. One of the challenges is to read 5 books and I didn't have any that I could or would want to read next. Plus, although this is a read-a-thon were you have to read a book with a buddy, I am reading all books for myself and not with anyone else. So I still need to choose two books that won't really work with two of the challenges. Once I get all my books together I'll post that TBR or post it along side the wrap-up at the end of the week, we shall see.

Monday, October 3, 2016

FrightFall Wrap-Up

Monday October 3
I worked all morning today so I didn't get to read until maybe 6pm. I read a few pages of Library of Souls before starting work, around 5 pages although one photo takes up an entire page so let's say 3 and a half pages read. After work I read the first 69 pages of The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson. So in total I read around 74 pages on my first day.

Tuesday October 4
It was my day off which meant an entire day for me to read. I read The Unexpected Everything hoping to finish as much as I could today because it is due in about four days. I read a total of 203 pages today.

Wednesday October 5
Today I finished reading The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson, I only had 74 pages left to read. I then read 35 pages of Behind Every Mean Girl...there's a tragedy, but had to stop because it felt similar to The Unexpected Everything. After giving myself a break I continued reading Library of Souls by Ransom Riggs, I stopped after a while so I only read 52 pages. After reading a little bit of each book  I read 161 pages in total today. 

Thursday October 6
Today was a busy day, I pretty much worked all day and once I got out there was so much traffic that I only had a few hours to rest. In the two hours before falling asleep I read 49 pages of Library of Souls.

Friday October 7
Another busy work day today where I decided to take a break from reading once I got home. I read a few pages of Library of Souls before and after work, but in total it was only 19 pages. I took the train home so I read a few pages of Memoirs of a Geisha which I have yet to finished, I keep it in my bag for train rides or other moments where I can sit down and read; I read 8 pages of that before having to stop. So in total I read 27 pages today which makes me wonder if I'm even going to finish my one goal for the week, read a scary book.

Saturday October 8
Today was all about number 8 not only the date, but also the number of pages I managed to read. I picked up Library of Souls before work and that's about it once I came home I just had no motivation to read. 

Sunday October 9
There's something about weekends where I just can't ever find time to read, which can be fine since I'm usually relaxing either way (when I'm not at work). Today I only read 8 pages (again) after work, but kept getting distracted so I decided to stop.

Basically I failed this week since I didn't get to finish reading my "scary" book which was the one and only challenge this week. I love week long read-a-thons, but they can get stressful if you have to work. Finding time to read was hard before, after, and during work and by the last few days I was burned out, as you can see. 

In the next weekly read-a-thon hopefully I have more time to read or just relax and not stress about reading every free moment that I find. 

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Reading for Halloween

Hello Everyone!

I am back again to announce that this year instead of doing daily horror movies for the month of October I will be doing some form of read-a-thon almost every week of this month. The first one being in the first week of October and the three read-a-thons that follow will all be connected by one day. So while I am participating in one read-a-thon another read-a-thon will take place for only a day and also another read-a-thon will begin the day before the first one ends. Sounds complicated, it's not here is a list of read-a-thons I plan on participating in and the dates for them...

Fright Fall              October 3-9
Spookathon               October 17-23
BookBuddyathon               October 22-28          

So, as you can see three of the read-a-thons overlap.  In other words there will be an hourly post on October 22, a post for BookBuddy on October 21, and a wrap up for Spookathon on October 24 so I'll annoy you guys for a few days straight. We'll see how that goes and if I don't just end up making a very long post for two of the read-a-thons. 

Before my blog gets taken over by all these read-a-thon posts I thought I would share a few pictures of what I did today. I was in the mood to play around with my makeup and am already excited about Halloween so put two and two together and you get a random makeup look. I wanted to see which one was better an evil dead mermaid or a cute princess type mermaid. I was thinking pinks and purples and of course green and blue. Once I finished this look I realized that the "scales" should have been used on the opposite side. So with trial and error I realized that if I end up using this look I will use green glitter scales for the evil mermaid and the blue for the princess mermaid.

My lighting isn't good so you can't really see the glitter and the colors might be a bit off, but in person it looked pretty cool. I mean for a trial version it made me want to use glitter and pink eye shadow every single day of my life.  The glitter on the side of my face was actually blue even though you can't tell much on this picture and there is pink eye shadow on my eye along with purple glitter on top  of that and on the lower lashes, I finished the look by drawing on thick eyebrows and adding a black lip.

You can actually see the pink eye shadow on this side of my face and the colors are true to what they looked like, but once again you can't see all the glitter I had on (and still have on even after scrubbing everything off). This side was my favorite because of the pink lipstick, eye shadow, glitter, and pink cheeks. This just made me realize that I need to use my glitter for Halloween or as much as I can while I'm still in love with it. 

That's right if you couldn't tell by the second picture, I did half good and half evil of my face. This is how crazy I looked in the end. And once again the colors look faded and there isn't any glitter. My black lipstick is matte though which I accomplished by tapping black eye shadow on top of a black opaque lipstick while it was still sticky. The other side is a shiny pink color I loved to use a few years back and should have probably thrown away by now, but I don't think I would be able to find it anymore.

I had so much fun though just trying colors I wouldn't normally wear. I even feel like I am going to start tapping a bit of that glitter on the side of my eye next time I do my makeup just because it looked really pretty, maybe a muted skin tone color. Who knows if I'll actually walk outside wearing glitter though, we shall see.

Fright Fall 2016

The first read-a-thon that I will be participating in for October is Fright Fall which is a week long readathon where the only requirement is that you read one scary book.

There are many books that I want to read, but don't have with me because I am borrowing them from the library. Most of them have more than one person waiting to read them as well so, I might not even get them until after October. Here are the books I hope to get at some point this month and the number of people waiting for it as well.

I plan on reading the sequels to those as well, but won't request them until I have started or finished the first book.  I made a list of some books I do have and can read if the other books are not available to me by the time the readathon begins. These may change by the time it starts or during the read-a-thon, but you'll know if that happens once I post my wrap-up.

The first book on my list is the "scary" book. I bought it maybe last year, but haven't had a chance to read it. I don't know why, maybe because it does look like it's going to be pretty scary.
The fact that the word demon is highlighted in the title is creepy enough, but I am also writing this at night and looking at it makes it that much more scary. I have no idea what the book is about, but Pandemonium by Daryl Gregory is eye catching enough to be on this list.

The next book is an e-book I received a while ago and have been waiting for a good time to read it. The cover page alone reminds me of a book I read in high school named Go Ask Alice that I enjoyed so I had to get this book and see what it was all about.

Behind every mean girl... there's a tragedy by Hermione Daguin is a short read which is the best kind of book to pick up during a read-a-thon. It also looks as if I can read it at dark without getting scared about some scary monster.

This next book I picked out randomly for a past read-a-thon, I didn't get it until after the read-a-thon had already ended so I thought I would try to finish it during this read-a-thon. What better way to end summer than by reading a contemporary book like The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson. I'm going in blind to all of these books so as the title suggests I have no idea what is going to happen in this book.
I only have these three...four books to read during this week because this last book on my list is pretty long so my time might be taken up by it. And like I already stated there might be books I end up switching or adding into the list. 

For example...
*** I just got Library of Souls so I will be reading that as well during this read-a-thon. I'm glad I got it in time to start off this read-a-thon with the book already in my possession. ***

Just like last time I will do a daily wrap up for this read-a-thon and post it the day after the read-a-thon ends. I hope you are as excited about this month's bookish posts as I am.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

RYBSAT ROUND 9 Daily Updates

Wednesday August 31
I started reading Maybe Someday by Collen Hoover early in the morning and did not want to put it down at all, until I finally had to. I just downloaded it onto my phone so I can try to finish it tomorrow at work. I read 240 pages today of that same book. Agh I don't want it to end.

Thursday September 1
I finished reading Maybe Someday, it was so good I had to give myself a few hours before reading anything else. I only read one story from Slasher Girls and Monster Boys today, which reminded me of  I know what you did last summer. In total I read 65 pages this afternoon. 
***listen to Maybe Someday soundtrack along with the book, it is so good... the feels!!! Just make sure you don't listen to songs ahead of time because...Spoilers.***

Friday September 2
I totally forgot that this is a holiday weekend, well not totally, but yeah I forgot that my family would all be home. So, I didn't really read much I started reading one of the stories from Slasher Girls and Monster Boys before walking into work and I only now got to finish it. The story was 18 pages long, it was about zombies and it was sort of funny. I don't know if I'll read much this weekend, but I'm glad I have this book to read because of all the short stories I can complete throughout my day. 

Saturday September 3
It seems like this whole weekend is going to be one story a day from Slasher Girls and Monster Boys. Today's story was 26 pages and reminded me of Psycho, but with a just ending. 

Sunday September 4
For some weird reason I read more on days that I work longer than on shorter work days, maybe because I have a longer break time and I don't feel rushed. The first two stories I read before going to work one of the stories was M similar to an old movie because of the blind justice (pun intended) and the fact that a blind person solves the murder while everyone who sees can't even figure it out. The one after that was pretty dumb and I actually forgot about it. And the last one that I read at work since I got there early was a three person POV that was pretty good and reminded me of something I can't really remember what though. 

Monday September 5
It's my brother's birthday today so I felt like I wouldn't read at all, but there are two stories left in Slasher Girls and Monster Boys so I can get through it before the read-a-thon ends. I only got to read one story in the morning and a bit of the last story at work. In total I just read 22 pages, but I can finish it in the morning.

Tuesday September 6
I finished the last 7 pages of Slasher Girls and Monster boys. I started reading Finale, but kept getting distracted, it took me a while to get into it. After a few hours I decided to hang out with my brother for a while since he bought a few new games yesterday, one of which was Street Fighters which I haven't played since I was little, it was so much fun. I had to stop playing because I started to get sick so I came back to my room and watched Friends with my sister until I couldn't take the pain anymore and decided to take some medicine, get a back rub from my sister, and take a hot shower among other helpful things I do when I get sick. I laid in bed for an hour trying to recover and watched a few YouTube videos before the hour was over I felt much better. So sometime after 10 I decided to keep reading a bit of the book and am just now going to stop reading because I have chores to do early tomorrow morning. I ended up reading 113 pages of Finale so in total I read 120 pages from the two books.

Wednesday September 7
Today I read 99 pages of Finale which means I only have around 9 chapters left of the book. I thought I was going to finish it today, but I hung out with my brother again so I didn't read for a whole afternoon. Although the read-a-thon is ending in a few hours I can read the book whenever I have time and so it won't be so tedious.

During this week long read-a-thon I finished two books, Maybe Someday by Colleen Hoover and Slasher Girls and Monster Boys. I also started reading the last book in the Hush, Hush trilogy titled Finale by Becca Fitzpatrick. I am currently reading said book and plan on finishing it by tonight, I only have a few pages left. 

I don't plan on participating in any more read-a-thons until I think October, but if any come up that sound appealing I will be doing more posts like these since they are actually an easy way of sharing my reading process and daily life. 

Tuesday, August 30, 2016


Read Your Bookshelf A Thon (RYBSAT) is the next read-a-thon that I am participating in starting tomorrow Wednesday August 31 thru Wednesday September 7. In this read-a-thon you must pick a spot in your bookshelf to start reading and read that book and the books that come afterwards. Since I don't really have a bookshelf where I keep my books I am planing to read my eBooks. I have a few books on my library app that I want to read before having to return them. So here are the books I have on my library bookshelf that I am planning to read during this round of RYBSAT.

First off is the book I didn't complete in the last read-a-thon which is Slasher Girls and Monster Boys by a collection of authors.
It is supposed to be a collection of scary stories written by different authors and collected into one book. So far I have been liking the stories in the book none of the stories have been scary, but they can get weird at times or just turn out to be an awfully good romance story.

The next book is Maybe Someday by Colleen Hoover, which I heard a lot of from a few BookTubers I am subscribed to.
Although a lot of those BookTubers bring this book up plenty of times I am going into this book blind and am only guessing that this is a young adult romance novel.

And the final book on my virtual bookshelf is Finale by Becca Fitzpatrick which is the last book in the Hush,Hush series.

This book has been on my bookshelf plenty of times, but I have been putting it off because it isn't the greatest book on my to be read pile. I wasn't in love with the characters or the writing, but I have come this far and its time for me to get over with it. Hopefully, I can be done with it and move on to a better series of books.

If by some miracle I finish reading all three of these books (which I highly doubt) before the week is over I will continue reading Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden which is another book that I just can't seem to finish.

Once again when the read-a-thon ends I plan on posting a wrap-up of what I read each day during the read-a-thon the day after it ends so expect that next Thursday September 8th.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

BoutofBooks17 Progress

Monday August 22 
The worst day to possibly start a Readathon, at least for me. I got called into work an hour earlier than I had planned so I didn't read in the morning. I worked all day and the two hours I had left of my day I decided to relax with a few videos. Luckily this week Monday is actually my Friday so I have two whole days to read. 

Tuesday August 23
My first day off meant reading time. I started off by reading memoirs of a geisha, it was a hot day and for some reason I wasn't hooked on reading this book so after coming back from errands with my brother I started reading Tex. At the end of the day I read 30 pages from Memoirs and 5 chapters from Tex. By the way my app still doesn't work well so I'm reading Tex from my internet safari instead of the actual app. I don't know how many pages I read because the book doesn't have page numbers so I'm going to be talking about chapters finished instead for Tex. I am currently on Chapter 9. 

Wednesday August 24
I know Tex is a small book so I knew I would finish it today, I only had four chapters left. I finished it during a sprint with Riley @rmfickfack and Jeanne @SuchaBookaholic on Twitter, which felt so nice since I was starting to feel like not a lot of people were participating or at least posting about it on Twitter. After looking through the #boutofbooks I realized I had to switch between All Tweets rather than Top Tweets which only showed a few tweets from the prior days; there are so many people participating who I hadn't noticed beforehand. Then I continued reading Memoirs of a Geisha for a few hours, I ended up reading 62 pages.

Thursday August 25
Basically my Monday which meant I worked, got home and only got to read a few pages. I decided to start reading Slasher Girls and Monster Boys since it's a collection of stories, but I didn't even finish the first story. I only read 23 pages which is fine because tomorrow morning I can read before going to work.

Friday August 26
I had the morning to myself which means I got to read for a bit. I finished reading the first story in Slasher Girls and Monster Boys and then read the next two stories. The stories aren't scary, but so far the second story in this book was the best/creepiest. I ended up reading 41 pages before having to get ready to go to work. During my lunch break I started to read another story, I finished it once I got home. In total I read 65 pages today which isn't bad for a work day.

Saturday August 27
Once again I had the morning off so I got to read one story from Slasher Girls and Monster Boys, a good story about death that reminds me of a joke I learned as a child. Hopefully I can read another one during my break at work again. Weekends are usually harder days to read because of all the noise and people at home, and weekends are busy at work as well. I only got to read around four pages when I was on my break at work. Pages read today were 25.

Sunday August 28
Hopefully I can finish reading Danielle Page's story on Slasher Girls and Monster Boys before work. It sound good so far, but I'm waiting for that ending to see if I'm actually happy with what she's written. I went to the market in the morning and I only had a few minutes before heading to work so I tried reading a bit. Once I was at work I actually got to finish Danielle Paige's story and only her story so I only read around 15 pages today. I like Danielle's writing, but I was hesitant about how she finishes her stories, overall I fell in love with her characters. 

To wrap this all up I finished one book, Tex by S.E. Hinton, and I read and almost completed two books, Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden and Slasher Girls and Monster Boys. This read-a-thon was great because I didn't expect to finish any books and I got to read more books than I usually would on a workday. Luckily I will be participating in another read-a-thon very soon so I might just finish the other two books soon, but more on that tomorrow. 

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Bout of Books 17

Bout of Books

I've participated in many read-a-thons and many of which I posted videos of on my YouTube channel, but this time I thought I would post about it here. The next read-a-thon that I will be participating in is Bout of Books 17 which is a week long read-a-thon. This round will be taking place from August 22nd @ 12 am through August 28th. It doesn't matter where you live the time zone is based on YOUR location. Since I will be working 5 out of the 7 days of the read-a-thon I don't plan on finishing any books, but I have a few I want to start or continue reading.

The first book has been on my to be read list for a long time and I started reading it a few months ago during a different read-a-thon. I want to use this read-a-thon to actually finish it or at least try.

The next book I started reading in high school and never got to finish. I recently downloaded it onto my phone using a library app and am having trouble with the app. Hopefully I can turn the page on the app and finally go ahead and finish this book. It's currently stuck on the cover page so all i can see is this...

The last book is a book I heard about on BookTube, it is of course a "horror" book. A few authors came together to write this book and I'm curious to see if it's anything like the Scary Stories trilogy by Alvin Shwartz which I loved as a kid.

I'll be updating how I do on my twitter account throughout the week and once the read-a-thon ends I will be back here to let you know which books I read (if any).

Saturday, August 6, 2016


I think I've gone too long without updating this blog and it's time I stop procrastinating and get back to it. I have been working these past few months and haven't had enough time for myself and for my favorite things like writing on this blog. After Halloween I was burnt out and had no idea were to go from there and what to write about because my life is very boring, at the moment I do nothing but work. But recently I received a few things to review from influenser and decided I can start from there.

The first box I received was a box which contained a new product from the creators of Vicks NyQuil that product being ZzzQuil. I wanted to try it out because the weeks prior to receiving it I had been working at hours that were beginning to wear me down. I got my birthday off so the night before I took the two capsules that came in my box. The product had a few points that I wanted to address in order to see how correct the product is to its statements.

The card that came along with the capsules had these few points written about the product...
  • Helps you fall asleep in less than 20 minutes
  • Sleep Soundlessly. Wake Refreshed.
  • Not for Pain. Just for Sleep.
  • Non-habit forming
  • Ensure time to get a sufficient night's sleep (7-8 hours)

I take showers at night before going to sleep which usually takes me 20 minutes so I decided to take my capsules before going into the shower in order to see if they made me feel sleepy or had any noticeable effects. I didn't feel any different and was not sleepy when I got out. I laid down after my shower and it took me a few minutes to actually fall asleep.

I can say that this is true I slept through the night even though it was very hot and usually that keeps me up. I woke up earlier than usual and I didn't feel like going back to sleep like other days. I actually woke up and felt like I had slept and didn't need five extra minutes before waking up. The entire week that followed I actually felt exactly the same way when waking up, I don't know if it was because of that one good night's sleep or because I got used to my schedule. 

Because of my bad sleeping schedule and the change of weather I was starting to get sick (sore throat) and when I woke up the next day I still felt sick. So yes this did not cure my sore throat, but I already knew that it wouldn't going in. 

I am not the type of person that gets addicted to things like coffee and such, so I wasn't scared of getting addicted to taking a sleep-aid. I only took it once and had no desire to take more, it is good to know that if I need help sleeping this product can help me, but I won't be buying it any time soon. I have people in my family who I think this can help though since they too have trouble sleeping.

I can't recall what time specially I went to sleep and then woke up when I took this, but it was some time after 11pm and then woke the next day before 8am. So, yes it did help me fall asleep the recommended hours in order to get a good nights sleep.

I truly think this product works as many of the other Vicks products do for me. I have never had a problem when taking any of the other medication from this company and I am proud to say that this is another medication I can now rely on if necessary.

Let me know if you have tried this or will try this any time soon and let me know some reasons why you can't fall asleep at night whether it be stress, the heat. or noisy neighbors (which are all my reasons as to why I lose sleep)... but please do let me know what keeps you up at night?

***I received #ZzzQuil for testing purposes from @Influenster and @ZzzQuil I #gotitfree this is not a #ad that I am being paid for, I am just a part of the #SleepLovers.***