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Friday feelings....

I got up today and noticed it was overcast.  The street was wet so it had rained at least a little.  I seriously thought about not walking today and just taking the day off.  I got up and walked anyway!  I'm glad I did.  There was no rain.  I may take a day off tomorrow, though.  My foot is still giving me issues, and I figured a day off wouldn't hurt.  I could lay around and read and play Pocket Camp all day. :p  We'll see!

So, I came home from my walk and relaxed a bit before doing my workouts.  It's stretch day so that is always good.  It's also painful! LOL!  After doing my workouts, I did my French lesson and then was about to fix lunch.  My friend texted me and said we were eating at 5.  I didn't know this, but I figured, why not. :P  We ate at one of our favorite local restaurants.  I had 3 1/2 cups of coffee with lunch.  They have such good coffee! Yum!  I had baked ham, creamed potatoes, and corn pudding.  They have really good corn pudding!  My friend needed to go to Walmart.  I don't shop there at all, but I told him I wouldn't mind waiting in the car.  I had my Kindle with me so I wasn't bored.  He brought me home and I took a bath and then fixed dinner. I'm watching the Olympics again.  Sunday is the closing ceremonies. What will I watch next week?! lol

After I post this, I'm going to Amazon to see if I can find more good true crime books to borrow with Kindle Unlimited.  I finished the one I was reading just a bit ago.  Hopefully I'll be able to find something good!


Skipping days.

Yesterday was pretty much skipped all around!  I didn't walk, I didn't do my workouts, and I didn't post to my blog!  What did I do?  Well, I laid in bed part of it.  I read, I relaxed, and just did nothing.  I have been feeling run down and like I am trying to get sick, so I decided that yesterday I'd just skip my walk and workouts and just rest.  I feel better today.  I am not 100%, but I do feel better.  The only thing that I usually do everyday, my French lesson, is the only thing I did!

I was going to post in my blog, but then I figured, I give it a day off too.  Today, I walked and it was sunny.  The first time it's been sunny and nice all day in ages.  It was cold and rainy yesterday, so not walking was not a big disappointment!  Today it got up around sixty and it was so nice!

I came home from my walk and did a few things before getting in my workouts and doing my French lesson.  After that, I had a few minutes to relax before I was off to fix lunch.  I had lunch and then watched the Olympics for a few minutes before going to wash my hair.  I dried it and then ran to the post office to mail off the shoes I received yesterday.  They were extremely uncomfortable.  As much as they cost, I couldn't see keeping them!  I'll buy something else next month.  In the meantime, I found an old pair of shoes a friend gave me.  I tried them on and they felt better than my worn out pair and much better than the new pair!  I tend to hit hard on the ball of my foot and my heel.  That is where my shoes wear out the quickest.  The ball of my foot has been giving me a LOT of trouble lately, so I needed new shoes.  

I have gotten everything done that I needed to do today except  but the bed linen back on my bed.  It's in the dryer, so when it's done, I'll do that and then I'm going to settle in and watch more of the Olympics.  Ice Dancing is on tonight!  

OH!  When I went to the post office to mail the shoes back, I checked my box and I had three letters from pen pals. Yay! Now I have four to write this week.  It's nice to have some.  They have been slow in coming lately!  


Posting between events!

Yes, I'm watching the Olympics again.  I figured I'd post between events.  I've seen the Super G and now it's the men's figure skating.  Everyone has done well so far.  Nathan Chen really made come back.  I hope he medals!  His short program had so many issues, but he really did great in the long program.  Six quads landed!  Whoo! It was great! 

Okay, they just announced that the lady that they thought had won the Super G is actually in second place!  Another skier beat her by a tiny margin.  I guess we'll see if she hangs on to the lead, but I'm thinking she will.  This has been a good Olympics!  

I checked my weather app today before walking as I always do and it said there would be no rain until at least 2 or after.  They lied! LOL  It started raining on me not very long after my turn around point.  I had to hold my umbrella for most of the walk home.  I was not really happy about that, but what could I do?  I got home and was a bit damp, but not too badly.  I had a snack and relaxed a while.  It was stretch day so it always takes a lot less time to do workouts on Friday.  I did those and then was going to fix lunch, but my friend said we'd go eat.  We went to Westside diner which is a local place that is really good.  I had breakfast food and coffee.  They had some damn good coffee! I even got a cup to go! :p

I'm not sure what the weather is supposed to be like tomorrow.  I heard possible rain, but that doesn't mean it will.  I hope it won't.  If it's really rainy, I may just skip tomorrow's walk.  I hate to do that, but it really hurts my back to walk while holding an umbrella and I'm having some feet issues.  My shoes are worn out and the ball of my left foot is giving me a lot of problems.  I have ordered a new pair of shoes but they won't be here until tomorrow.  I'm hoping they will help.  I've never tried this brand for walking, so I hope I like them.  They are Sketchers.  I have only had one pair before that were just regular sneakers and I didn't like those.  I'm hoping I like these.  They look like they'd be really comfy and they had great reviews.  I just hope I like them!


What a day!

So, I woke up today to warm weather!  The high today was 72!  It was really nice.  The sun even came out for a bit.  It's been so cloudy and overcast for so long.  It was nice to see the sun.  I got in a nice walk and came home and relaxed a bit before doing my workouts.  I got those done and then did my French lesson and had a few minutes to relax before fixing lunch.  After lunch, I was just hanging out and then I thought about going to Starbucks.  I wanted to go, but I didn't want to get there and not have a place to sit.  I decided that I'd go and if there was nowhere to sit, I'd get a drink and bring it home with me.

I got there and one of the little tables was free!!!!  I put my messenger bag down to hold that table and went to get in line.  I got my cascara latte, a venti!  I also got two new gift cards that I didn't have.  They were just putting them out! I had my pen pal letters with me.  I wrote to all my pen pals and drank my latte.  While I was writing, I noticed that the couple that has the Corgi.  I had to go see him.  I got lots of Corgi kisses!!!!!! He is such a sweet pup.  The pair are regulars like myself.  I was telling her about this being my fourth time coming and trying to get a place to sit.  She said they'd been having the same issues.  I really wish the place was bigger.  We both miss the old location.

I stayed at Starbucks after I finished my letters for a bit and then headed out.  I went by the post office to check my box.  I couldn't mail my letters as I didn't take any envelopes or stamps with me.  I'll mail them on tomorrow's walk.  I only had one letter at my box.  I'm totally caught up except for the new one that just came.  I have the names of two potential pals and I'm going to write a couple of  small intro letters to sent to them with my 'new pal' letter.  I'll do that and then I'll read and play more Pocket Camp.  I'm watching the Olympics again.  More Skeleton tonight.  This stuff is nuts!  The male figure skaters are on tonight too.  


Monday, Monday...

Okay, so I didn't post much yesterday, so I'll make up for it to my readers.  Do I even have readers?  My stats say so, so I am hoping I do! ^_^  I got up today and it was overcast again.  I thought it was supposed to clear off.  Sadly, it wasn't clear today.   did notice that it wasn't raining though.  I went for my walk and it didn't walk at all.  I was glad of that.  It didn't rain the entire time I walked.  It tried to sprinkle a bit  but it didn't amount to anything.

I stopped at the pharmacy and got a couple of bags of Luden's Honey Lemon cough drops.  My favorites.  It's hard to find them these days.  They are the only place that carries them around here.  I got those and then headed back home.  The pharmacy is near one of my half way points.  I got back home and relaxed for a bit before doing my workouts.  There were six today instead of five.  It was butt day and my butt was already sore before I started.  It was really sore afterwards! LOL!  After doing those, I did my French lesson and relaxed a bit before fixing lunch.  I had a good lunch and then took a bath to soak my poor sore body. 

My friend's mom had a birthday today so I was invited up to their house to dinner.  I got some delicious homemade tortellini.  Yummy!  I stayed a while after eating and then came home.  Now, I'm posting to my blog and watching The Flinstones.  I had a nice warm cup of coffee when I got home from dinner!  I thought about going to Starbucks, but I didn't.  I actually got to go yesterday in all the craziness.

I went to Target last night to see if I could find some Moleskine cahiers or something similar to use in my A5 Webster's TN.  Target now carries some Blue Sky brand TNs and they have some things to put in them.  They had a two pack of notebooks.  They are the perfect size for my new TN.  They are pink and white just like the TN I got.  They looks great in there and they fit perfectly.  

The other items I got at Target was a three pack of Brit and Co. washi that was $1.74. I also got four of the cute colorful heart washi from the dollar spot.  I got a roll of it earlier and liked it a lot.  I got four more rolls last night.  I love the colors of it and at $1 a roll, I couldn't pass it up.  The dollar spot washi rolls are small, so it will be nice to have extras.

I didn't go to the Starbucks while I was in there!  I actually had gone to the regular one earlier in the day.  My friend's asked me to ride with them somewhere and I agreed.  We went by Starbucks so I could get a Cascara latte. If I hadn't already had one earlier, I probably would have gotten one when I went to Target.  I also went to the grocery store while I was out and got a few things I forgot to get earlier.  I then ran by the dollar store because I forgot to get milk and I wanted to get a couple of Wise snack packs.  They are $2 and they have eight small bags of Wise snacks. (regular chips, popcorn, crunchy cheez doodles, and puffed cheez doodles.) There are two of each variety in the pack.  It's good for a quick snack and it's portion control too!

 


Another day almost done...

It rained last night and the street was wet this morning, but I didn't see any rain falling.  I was happy because I do not like to walk in the rain. It's such a pain to hold my umbrella.  Literally! It makes my back hurt horribly.  I got in my entire walk and no rain. Yay!  I actually got a few minutes start, so I got back a little earlier than usual.  I came in and relaxed a bit until I did my workouts.  After doing those, I was sore.  I soaked in a tub of very hot water.  I stayed in there a while and then got out and got dressed for going out.  I went to Hobby Lobby and got six new rolls of washi.  One two pack was marked down to $1.  The other two were on sale.  One 50% off and the other 40% off!  Everything else I got was a markdown item.  I got a Webster's Pages traveler's notebook. It's pink and cream striped and it's lovely.  It was $29.95 originally.  I got it for $7.49!  I also got some cute mini stampers, a little planner envelope, some page clips, a magnetic pencil holder, and some pretty feather designed paper.  It's on a roll but it's paper.  It's pretty.

I was leaving there and heading to Starbucks.  I got a text, so when I was at the stop light, I looked.  My friend wanted to go to eat dinner, so I texted him that I was on my way home.  I switched lanes and headed home. He picked me up a bit after that and we went to eat.  He ran me by the post office too.  I had two letters.  One from a pal that I haven't heard from in a long time and I was worried about her.  I'm so glad she wrote!  

I'm going to get off of here and read my book and then play some Animal Camp and then crash.  I'm yawning myself silly as I am typing this!


Sunday again...

I didn't try to go to Starbucks today.  I didn't even get in my walk at the regular time.  It was really cold and we had freezing rain and ice today.  They had said it would be over at noon, but then they extended it a few more hours.  I didn't want to go walk in ant of that mess!  I decided to skip my walk and so I did.  I was basically a lump.  I didn't even leave bed until lunch time!  I wasn't sleeping, I was just in bed.  I finally got up and put my bed linens in to wash and fixed some lunch.  After eating it, I did a few things and then ran to to the park to hit a Pokestop.  I was on a seven day streak and today was day seven.  As I was leaving the park and heading home, I realized that it wasn't too bad out.  The rain had stopped and it the sky was trying to clear off a bit.  I decided to take a short walk. 

I got home and then went for my walk.  I only went a short distance.  Right under 4 miles.  It was almost dark when I got home, so I just did make it.  I came in and did my workouts.  I hadn't done those yet.  I did an extra one and then relaxed a bit before making dinner.  I played Pocket Camp off and on all day.  I'm trying to finish this crazy event.  I only need ten more butterflies and I'll have completed the event.  I want to finish this one.  That last one, I didn't even come close!  

I took a bath and washed my hair a bit ago after I put the bed linen back on the bed.  I'm now sitting with my head under the hair bonnet dryer.  It's almost dry.  It's so convenient to have this thing!  I love it so much.  After my hair is dry, I'm going to fix a small snack and then play more Pocket Camp and then read.  I'm enjoying the book about Lizzie Borden that I'm reading.  It's pretty good! 


Well then.

I guess I should do a real post today since I didn't yesterday.  I got in my walk today and it was a little warmer than yesterday, but not a lot.  I came home and relaxed a bit before doing my workouts.  It was ab day.  It was insane, but I did it!  I was happy when I was done! LOL!  

I was surprised when my friend wanted to go out and eat.  Usually Wednesday is not the day for that.  We did go, though, and then I came back here and did some things.  Later, I rode with him to the dollar store and he gave me some money to pick up a few things I needed.  I was going to print the February calendar for my workouts, but it isn't out yet.  Hopefully she'll release that soon.  If not, I can always use the app.  I have her app and it has each day's workouts listed.  

So far I'm enjoying the book on the Borden murders.  It's quite good.  I do want to go back to that zombie series I was reading.  I looked on Amazon and there are a lot of books in the series and it looks like most of them are available to borrow via Kindle Unlimited.  I'm going to have to give it a try!  I can read that whole series in a month's time and that is the length of the trial.  I'll know by the end of the month if it's worth it to me and if there are enough of the books I want to read.  I'll do a review of it after  I've given it a go!

 


Phooey!

So, I finished book two of the zombie series today and was hoping to get the next one.  Sadly it isn't available for Prime users, but it is under the Kindle unlimited. I am seriously thinking of giving the Kindle unlimited a trial.  I have not been thrilled with Prime.  The shipping has been bad and there are not a lot of books to choose from.  

I walked today even though it was overcast and had rained.  It rained a bit during my walk, but it wasn't too bad.  I only had to use the umbrella for a bit.  I got home and did my workouts.  I had lunch and then I read the rest of the book.  It was good and had a cliff hanger ending, so I really want to read the rest of the series!  I went to the library to see if they had it as a ebook to borrow, but alas, no.  I did find two books that looked interesting and I've borrowed those.  One is about the Borden murders.  As in Lizzie Borden's father and stepmother.  I think that will be a good read. I am going to check in with Pocket Camp and then start on my new book.  I think the weather is supposed to be clear tomorrow or at least no rain.  Yay!  It makes walking so much easier.  


Starbucks time denied!

So, I decided to load up my messenger bag and go to Starbucks this afternoon.  I wanted to work on pen pal letters and spend the afternoon relaxing in Starbucks.  I got there and they were completely full.  There was no where for me to sit! :(  I got my cascara latte and a multi grain bagel and left.  I was very disappointed as I was looking forward to staying quite a while.  I came home and crashed on my sofa and I have been here ever since.  

I finished the zombie book I was reading and found the second one in the series was a free to borrow on on Amazon Prime.  I downloaded it to my Kindle, but I haven't started it yet.  I got in my walk today.  It was overcast and a bit drizzly at times.  It didn't really rain though so that was okay.  I did get damp and I had to use my umbrella a bit, but it wasn't too bad.  I came home and relaxed a bit.  I planned to do m workouts at the usual time but then didn't.  I will do those later. 

I packed up and headed to Starbucks, but like I said, there was no where for me to sit.  I miss the old location.  There was more seating there.  I like the new locations drive thru and how nice it is, but it's just not big enough.  They really need more seating.  

I created my habit tracker in bujo for February.  I am doing color themes for the months this year.  January's theme was blue, February's is going to be pink.  I have my habit tracker done and I plan to put something on the other page, I just am not sure what.  Probably a February calendar.  

I need to be thinking about what I'm going to fix for dinner.  So far, I have no idea what I want!  I'll eat dinner and then do my workouts.  I'll only have to put my bed linen back on my bed and I'll have everything I needed to do done for today.  I took a bath earlier and washed my hair, so that is done.  I also already did my French lesson.  I just need to finish this post and then put the linens back on the bed.  Oh, and do my workouts!  Those won't be bad as it's arm day.  Those are usually not too bad!