Saturday, May 17, 2008

Another Friend Saga

My friend had an appointment yesterday morning to meet some buddies for breakfast at 6:30 before heading for home, so I had him take the couch so he wouldn't wake me. I just sighed when I heard the door close and thought that finally I'd get to relax. NOT!! I settled into my morning routine (which I hadn't been able to do for a couple of days) and started reading blogs and posting. About the time I finished posting the phone rang. Yup, friend was still in the area and wanted me to meet him at the mutual friends rental cabins and help clean them for the new arrivals later in the day. The usual cleaning woman couldn't make it yesterday for some reason or another. I at first said no, because I hate cleaning house. But then he told me how high the owners blood pressure was and she needed the help, so I hopped in the car and away I went. They have 4 cabins and one was occupied so there were only 3 to clean. One was already done by the time I got there so I proceeded to strip the beds and sweep the floors. Someone else got the really sweet task of cleaning the bathrooms and kitchen counter and sink. I had really worked up a sweat by then and thanked him for giving me a workout that wasn't planned. And this time he really did go home. Whew!!

Since I was already out I motored on down to Wal-Mart and picked up an iPod Nano and some other things. Got some size 14 jeans and after getting them home realized they weren't the brand I usually buy but thought, what the heck. Tried them on and started to laugh. They are young girl jeans. Oh, they almost fit but they are low rise and oh, so, skinny in the legs. They only lack 1/4 inch to get them buttoned, so I put them in the bottom drawer where my other "I'll be able to wear those soon" clothes are and will just have to pretend I'm younger when I wear them. Got 4 new t-shirts and had to put 2 in the same drawer because of the spandex. My middle just isn't ready to wear anything that tight yet, but will be. I know, I know, why didn't I try them on at the store instead of waiting until I got home. That would have been the smart thing to do but who said I was smart?

Now I have my HRM and an iPod and am going to enjoy my walking today. Will let you know tomorrow how it all went.

Yesterday was a so, so day food wise. I ate a little more than I meant to but not really too much over my food "budget." I really had the munchies last evening but managed to keep it mostly under control with a big salad. All in all, I don't feel bad about what I ate. And that's a good thing.

Hope you all have a fun weekend. Mine will be, relaxing and enjoying the peace and quiet of my solitary life.


Cammy said...

I have the same problem with my middle! LOL Try on those clothes fairly frequently. I've bought a few things in the past that were a little too snug for comfort and by the time I got around to trying them on again, they were on their way to being too big!

I'm glad you've got your HRM and ipad situation straightened out. That should make your walks so much more enjoyable!

OH, and great choice on the salad! I forget that that makes a great snack!

Fatinah said...

you're going to be rocking your walk with your HRM & iPod!!

Sparky said...

Gadget city!!! :) Enjoy your walk!