Too tired and sore to post a real post today. Two walks again. My shoes came but I haven't worn them yet. I'll update tomorrow!
I, like a crazy person, went for TWO walks today. I really should have just stuck with one! My poor foot is still hurting. It's also swollen. I hope the new shoes I have coming help out. I've had this issue before and when I got new shoes, it helped a lot. I'm hoping that this will do the same.
Today, I wore a old pair of my shoes that still feel okay. The ball of the foot area isn't as worn down as the pair I've been wearing. This particular pair was replaced because the heel area inside the back wall of the shoes was worn out. They will do for me until the new ones come. I hope they hurry up!
As for my workouts, today was a PIIT workout and it was supposed to be done four times. I didn't make it. I did it two times, though. There were some moves that really hurt my foot, so I got through two rounds and that was it. I figured since I got in two walks, I was good!
I'm currently watching the Olympics. I am waiting to see the women's short program of figure skating. They showed one skater and then went to other things. I'm wanting to see more skating, but I'm enjoying the rest of the events too. I'm going to continue watching the Olympics and then I'm going to read a bit before bed. The current true crime book I'm reading is good. I should finish it tonight or tomorrow. After that, I'll either go back to the zombie series, or read something else. I haven't decided yet. ^_^
Tonight is the final skate in Ice Dancing. It will decide who gets the medals. I've been watching the Olympic coverage since 7:30. They are in the middle of the ice dancing at the moment. There is a commercial on, so I figured I'd post while I could!
I got in my walk today and my workouts. My poor left foot is hurting more tonight than it has been. I got some new shoes but they didn't fit right at all so they went back! A friend offered to get me a pair and let me pay him back. I found a pair and he ordered them, I just have to wait for them to get here! That is the worst part. I don't know what to do about tomorrow. The shoes I wore today didn't feel too bad when I was walking, but my foot is really hurting tonight so I am not sure I should wear them again. :( I might just have to wear my worn out pair. They make my foot hurt, but not this much!
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!
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!
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.
I walked and worked out at the regular times today. I really wanted to go to Starbucks today, but I never got over there! I was a bit hesitant since the last several times I've gone, I haven't been able to find a seat. I knew if I went and couldn't find a seat, I'd be pissed, so I just stayed at home!
I am now on book five of the Zombie series I'm reading. I am loving that all the books were available on Kindle Unlimited! I finished book four today and started book five. The books are really good and they are quick reads. I am really loving this series! It's the Killing The Dead series by Richard Murray. I'm really enjoying it. This author likes to leave books on cliff hangers! I'm glad I'm able to borrow them all from Kindle. I'll read these and then look for more books to try on my Kindle Unlimited trial. As fast as I'm reading these, I'm definitely going to get my trial's worth!
I'm watching the Olympics again. I'm waiting on the Pairs free skate, but I'm enjoying the other events That skeleton event is CRAZY! LOL It's scary just watching. How in the hell do they steer with their arms back?! Yikes!
Well, I started this post a few minutes ago and my crazy Macbook restarted! It does that every so often. It usually only happens when I am not using it. It's never happened when I was actually using it. I'm just glad none of this happened during Nano!
So, as I was saying in my first post, I walked today and then didn't do much of anything until just a bit ago! I finally got in my workouts. I found a channel on the Roku where it was streaming a NBC channel and I've been watching the Olympics. The pair skaters are on tonight. I love figure skating. I'm going to watch this and then play more Pocket Camp! They introduced dressing up your campers today. I have already dressed all the ones at my camp. Goldie is wearing a tiara! :D
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!
I have had a really long and stressful day. A few good things happened, but a lot of the day was just bleah. I'll post tomorrow. The one good thing that happened, is that I found some nice inserts for the Webster's Pages TN I got. I'll tell you about it tomorrow.