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Monday birthday times....

Just has I figured, I didn't hear from any of my friends wanting to do anything today. I expected no less.  I skipped my walk and my workouts since I felt like it.  I did walk on the treadmill for a little bit, but no where near what I needed to do to get my steps in for the day.  Oh well.

I went to Starbucks this afternoon and got a crazy sweet concoction.  I got a venti vanilla latte with 5 pumps caramel, whip, and caramel sauce drizzle.  WOWEEE was it sweet. @_@;  I'm so used to my Cascara latte. Oh well, it was good.  I saw Dookie the Corgi and his folks come in as I got there.  I had to park and go see Dookie and get Corgi kisses! ^______^ . That totally made my day!

I played with him a bit and then even got to give him his puppuccino! :D . I stayed a bit longer and then went on so I could drink my drink.  One of my prescriptions should have been ready yesterday, but they were out.  They were supposed to get some today, but they said it would be tomorrow! I was already a day late in taking them, so I asked if any of the other company stores had them.  They checked and said two of them did. I called the closest one and they said they didn't.  I called the one furthest away, and they had them! I had them fill them and drove to get them.  My car was acting up but I got there and back.

I did get something good for my birthday from myself! LOL I ordered a new Starbucks tumbler on eBay last week and two Starbucks gift cards to add to my collection.  They all came today.  Here is the tumbler and cards:

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I love the color of that tumbler and the two cards are cool. The second one is now one of my favorite Starbucks card designs ever. Books, snow, and Starbucks coffee? Yes!  


Hmmm

It has been a very long day.  I did get to sleep a little earlier last night, so that helped some.  I walked and the sun was out and it was hot.  BLEAH!  I came home and it got overcast. ~_~; I did my workouts and French and then had lunch. I relaxed a bit and then decided to go to Target for a bit.  I did and didn't buy anything in Target!  That is a first. :P I did stop by the Starbucks in there and get a drink to make day 4 and get my extra 25 stars.  I will go tomorrow to the regular Starbucks to get my birthday drink.  My birthday is tomorrow and I'm not really happy about it.  I've never been one to worry about age, but I'm turning 50 tomorrow and it SUCKS.  I still think I'm in my 20's with better sense!  Ugh.  How in the hell did I get this old.  I swore I wouldn't let myself get to 50.  Phooey. Phooey. Phooey.  


Meh

I'm just meh today.  I didn't get to sleep again until around 4am.  I was feeling pretty crappy this morning when my Fitbit alarm went off.  I got up anyway.  I considered skipping my walk, but I went anyway!  It was overcast so it wasn't has hot as it could have been. I'm so glad about that!  That heat is horrible.  I got home and cooled down and relaxed until I did my workouts.  I got those done and my French and then relaxed a bit.  I fixed lunch and then did some other things I needed to do.

I am on a Star Streak at Starbucks, so I went over there.  Today would be day 3 of 3 days in a row. I got a cookie for my purchase and a free drink (I had two free drinks on my card).  I got 25 bonus stars.  If I go tomorrow and make it 4 days in a row, I'll get an additional 25!  I may or may not do that.  I want to make sure I have the gas to get over there on Monday.  Monday is my birthday and they do a free drink for your birthday, but it's only on your birthday.  I plan to go and get either a Cascara latte or a caramel frappuccino, or maybe something completely different.  Who knows?  If I did go tomorrow and Monday, and went Tuesday, that would be 125 total bonus stars. LOL I'm probably not going to be able to make that, but that is okay.

 


Starbucks and GPS!

My old phone had a horrible issue with GPS.  It was readily apparent when I used my walking apps and Pokemon Go.  The new phone has no issues at all with GPS!  I was playing around with Google assistant and got it to give me directions to Starbucks yesterday.  It did okay, but it could have been more in depth.  I downloaded Waze last night to give it a try.  I loaded Starbucks in there and told it to take me there. Yes, I already know the way.  I could drive over there in my sleep.  I just wanted to test the app.  It did fine.  I got a drink while I was there. Of course. :P

I entered in the post office after that to see what it would do with that.  It kept trying to send me the wrong way!  I'm not sure if it was the app or me.  Probably me as I didn't pull over to start it.  After I left the post office, I told it to get me home and it tried to carry me quicker route home so that was okay.  I don't think I would depend on the Google directions or the Waze directions if I were out of town.  Of course, if I had been able to look at my phone, it would have been better.  I'll have to get a mount for my car.  I think if I could glance at the screen, it would be helpful.  If I get a mount, I'll try it again and see how it goes.  I think that would be good to use.  I can use it at the beach next month if I am walking and get turned around.   That actually happened one year.  I went walking and walked somewhere I'd never been.  It took awhile, but I got back to the ocean. LOL

I did NOT want to walk today.  I had made up my mind to skip it.  Then, I got my ass up and walked! It was so hot out there that I regretted it at first. I was happy when I got done and got home in the air conditioning!  I cooled off and relaxed and then did my workouts.  I wanted to skip those too, but I did them!  

 


Cardio day!

So it was cardio day on the workout calendar.  I didn't do my workouts today.  I did walk though.  I also cleaned and did a lot of other stuff that could be considered cardio so I'm good lol . I had a lot of things to do today that certainly got me moving. I have been organizing things and moving things around in my room.  My bed has an issue where sometimes the box spring falls through the frame.  I had to take the mattress off the bed and get the box spring back in place and then tighten the bolts on the bed so hopefully it won't do it again.  That is an entire cardio workout on it's own! LOL!  I also went to Target today and got a few of those under the bed boxes to organize more stuff and keep it out of the way and clean!

I did a bit of painting in my closet and also touched up a few things in my room that needed it. I have a trunk and my nightstand painted the same color, so I fixed a few spots on those while I had the paint out.  I got so much done today!  I was good, too.  I went to Target and didn't go in the Starbucks there.  Well, I did go over there but it was to look at a pretty blue tumbler. I didn't get anything.  I even drove by the regular Starbucks and didn't go.  Now I'm wishing I had. LOL Oh well.

I am probably going to go back for that tumbler.  I haven't seen one in a while that I like so much.  Since it's something I collect, and it's my favorite color, it's got to be added to my collection. ^_^ . I'm pretty sure it's grande size as it looks like my white one that I got last year.  

DOH! I just got a notification from Duolingo about my French.  I usually do my lesson after my workouts in the afternoon, but since I didn't do my workouts today, I didn't do my French. I'll go do that as soon as I finish typing this up!  I'll do a post tomorrow about my new phone and how I'm liking it. I would do that tonight, but this is already a long post and I want to do a post just to it.  Look for that tomorrow! ^_^


Oops!

Sorry about yesterday.  I fully meant to post to to my blog and then Pocket Camp happened. lol . It was the last day of the gardening event and I was busy trying to finish it up at the last minute.  I was able to finish so that was good.  It wasn't until after midnight last night that I realized I had never posted to my blog.  Oops! I even had the Macbook Pro on my bed so I could do my post.  

I walked and did my workouts yesterday and I also went to Starbucks!  I had to get two things to finish a star dash I was in.  I did that and then got my stars.  I walked and did my workouts today, too.  I also went to the recycle center and got myself a frappe at McDonald's while I was out.  I came home and mowed the front lawn.  I planned to do it yesterday, but a storm came up and it was pouring rain.  Can't mow in those conditions!  I got the front done today and I need to do part of the back, but I have a migraine.  I'm in my room with only the lights that are strung on my bed frame and a candle for light.  I have the brightness on the MBP at the lowest level.  I had a migraine last night too.  I need to figure out what is triggering them.  I hate them.  I get them a lot where it's more being sick on my stomach.  The last two days it's been the sick on my stomach and my head is very unhappy!  Sitting in the partial dark does help.  

 


Wednesday again.

At least I think its Wednesday.  I didn't sleep well last night and I've been sort of out of it today. lol . My walk was horribly hot.  I forgot to carry a wash cloth with me.  I usually carry one on really hot days to wipe sweat off.  I was dripping.  It was pretty gross.  I got home and rested for a bit.  I noticed that it started to cloud up some.  When I was getting ready to do my workouts, it started pouring rain and a storm came up.  The lights blinked once, but they didn't go out.  I was able to get my workouts in and done without any issues.  Well, except for being hot! LOL! 

I didn't go to Starbucks today .... well... I did... sort of!  I went to Target to pick up a few things I needed.  Of course it was Target and  spent a lot more than I planned!  I went to the Starbucks in there and looked to see if they had any giftcards I didn't have.  They did!  They have the 'welcome back' cards for back to school. I picked up a few to add to my collection.  I went to Target to get a set of Mildliners as they carry them now.  Well, some Target stores carry them, mine doesn't. I'll find them eventually.  I looked at a Target when I was at the beach and they didn't have them either.  

I looked at the phone selection while I was in there.  They have a lot of iPhones and a lot of Samsungs.  I still don't want either. lol . The Samsung Galaxy S9 wasn't bad looking, I just am not a huge fan of Samsung.  I came REALLY close to ordering a LG V30 last night from AT&T until it said that the taxes and upgrade charge would both be on my next bill.  That would almost make my bill twice as much as usual!  I'm still looking at the LGV30 and I'm also considering the Moto Z2 Force.  I had the Moto X and Moto X second edition and I loved them both.  Now I just have to decide if I want the Moto or the Lg or if I want to wait and see what else comes along.


Rain, sun, rain, sun, rain, rain, rain!

This morning when I woke up, it was pouring rain.  It was insane.  I looked up the weather on my phone and it looked like it was going to rain pretty much all day.  I decided to skip my walk.  Then, when it was the time I'm usually leaving, the sun came out!  I was so irritated.  I decided to just get up, dress, and go!  I made it almost home when it began to sprinkle just a little bit. Not enough for my umbrella.  I got home and had changed into other clothes when I looked out the window.  It was pouring again.  Luckily I missed that!  I didn't do my workouts because my schedule was off by that point.

I was going to do them later, but I never got around to them. Oops!  With all the rain, I wanted to go look at the river.  I live in a river city and I knew it would be high with all the rain we've had lately.  I went and it was really high.  I am sure that parts of the Riverwalk trail are under water.  Since I was heading in the direction of Starbucks, I went. :p . It was happy hour after 3pm today on all Frappuccino beverages, so I got a a caramel one.  My favorite Barista was at the window. I hadn't seen her in a while. :) . She knows I'm the cascara latte girl. lol I told her I got the Frappuccino because of them being half price. ^_^ . It was pretty tasty, too!

I came back home in case it started raining again.  The sky was getting really dark when I was heading over there and back.  I haven't gone back out and the few times I've looked out since I got home, it wasn't raining.  I hope it's not raining tomorrow during my walk time.  I don't want to miss another day of walking. My friend is going to get me a treadmill soon!  His mom is going to be moving to assisted living soon and she has a treadmill.  He asked her if he could get it for me and she said yes.  That will be great.  Rainy or snowy days won't keep me from walking then. ^_^ . I'm not sure when I'm getting it, but I'm happy about it!


That was more like it!

I got in my walk today.  It was sunny and overcast during the walk.  It was like it couldn't make up it's mind. :p . I didn't get rained on, so that was good! It was extremely hot though.  That part wasn't great.  I got through though.  I came home and cooled down a bit and then did my workouts.  I just finished those a little bit ago and then did my French lesson.  I am now blogging before I do anything else today.  I may go to Starbucks tonight with my pen pal letters, an dI may not. I haven't decided as of yet.  I might just run over and get a latte through the drive thru and come home and write letters.  I need to run by the post office and pick up a few that have come in since I last checked it.

I use Informed Delivery at both my house and my post office box.  I like it at the post office because I don't waste a trip down there when there is nothing in my box.  I have two or three waiting.  I need to go get those so I can answer all my letters together.  Now I just need to figure out what I'm going to fix for lunch!  I can't wait to go to the grocery store on Friday.  I'm out of everything I like! lol


Never satisfied.

I changed the background and colors of the blog again.  I just can't seem to stick with one thing.  I like this for now. I'm not sure how I'll feel about it tomorrow, though. LOL!  Who knows. :P . 

I walked today and it wasn't as hot as it's been.  It was a bit overcast at times, but it didn't rain.  I hope it stays like it is. It's warm, but not too bad and it makes walking so much nicer.  I came home and had time to relax and cool down before doing my workouts.  It was leg day.  That wasn't too bad.  I did those and then my French lesson and then did a few things on the MBP and then fixed lunch.  It's almost time to fix dinner and I'm ready now! LOL!  I will fix something after I post this.  I try to eat my supper after 8pm each night.  Since I stay up so late, that keeps me from getting so hungry later in the evening and snacking.

I may go to Starbucks tomorrow and spend some time, and I may not.  I haven't decided yet.  I just hope that if I do decide to go I can get a table.  That is always a struggle.  I haven't been in such a long time.  I'm hoping to go time it and go at the right time to get a place to sit that I like and stay awhile.  It also won't hurt to have a latte. :p . I can always use a Cascara latte. :D