In an attempt to focus on the positive, here are some happy thoughts/things I loved about the episode..

  1. Killian’s worried faces. Allll the worried faces!
  2. Swan Believer interaction!!
  3. Badass Captain Charming Swan strutting down the street
  4. “Everything I could ever want is right here.” AU EMMA GREW UP KNOWING HOW LOVED SHE IS I’M FINEEEEE
  5. Princess Emma’s hair and outfits!!!
  6. Aladdin’s “Ew.” Same.
  7. ‘On this spot Snow White and Prince Charming heroically defeated the Evil Queen’ lmao
  8. Actual Disney Princess Emma Swan walking through the woods with her lil basket of flowers, humming ‘Some Day My Prince Will Come’. 
  9. Positive Emma/Regina interaction!
  10. Aged Snowing being badass/aged Charming being fine as hell still
  11. Captain Charming bro team up YAS!
  12. Bobby as Rumple was flawless, oh my god it’s amazing how well he slipped back into S1 Rumple
  13. In fact, just the entire Golden Queen scene, that’s the dynamic between them I love!
  14. All of the pilot callbacks were A+++
  15. When Regina threw the palace doors open.. CHILLS
  16. The Charmings being together, happy and regal looking in their palace
  17. Regina and Emma being proud mama bears during Henry’s knighting
  18. Princess Emma’s hair and outfits!!!
  19. JMo’s acting was on point, as usual
  20. “David! Let him go!” Captain Charming bromance was strong tonight
  21. The EQ being turned into a literal snake lmao
  23. Jaladdin were adorable

I would just like to say that all in all, this season has been an epic disappointment that consisted of:

Too little Captain Swan (like they moved in together give me cute moments!!!!!)

Too much Regina/Evil Queen (yes both of them), 

And waaaaay too much Rumple (just existing and threatening Belle).

We also saw the birth of Golden Queen, which was something no one ever needed.

Monday 8:27am
I woke up with you on my mind.
You called me babe last night —
my heart is still pounding.

Tuesday 10:53pm
Today I realized we won’t work.
What we are is hurting her.
And I think she matters more to me than you do.

Wednesday 11:52pm
I broke things off with you today.
She barely said a word.
I’ve never regretted anything more than this.

Thursday 4:03pm
I shouldn’t have sent that message.
You shouldn’t have been so okay with receiving it.

Friday 9:57pm
I almost messaged you today.
I didn’t.

Saturday 8:49pm
I’m walking around town in search of alcohol.
They say that liquor numbs the pain of having a broken heart.
I want to put that to the test.

Sunday 2:32am
I heard you texted a girl you’ve never spoken to before.
I wonder if it’s because you’re trying to replace me.
I can’t help but wish you weren’t.
I thought I was irreplaceable.

—  a week with you on my mind, c.j.n.