Sunday, October 03, 2010
I had to get up this morning at 6:00 as I am taking a friend and another friend of hers out for a Sunday breakfast (quiche is on the menu). Not sure what I will order as I haven't been to this place before. My friend does not drive and her friend cannot drive due to recent eye surgery. It is quite a jaunt from my house but consider it my good deed of the day and probably will be driving a total of 50 miles round trip to do this favor for my friend. There I go, tooting my own horn again. I just can't seem to help myself.
I would have liked to turn over and sleep in a couple more hours (of trying to sleep) but here I am sparking and waiting for my coffee to cook.
Speaking of coffee. If you have never had French press coffee, you should try it. I read somewhere that the reason it tastes so good is that there is not a paper filter which filters out the fat. (Who would think there could be fat in coffee?) I will check it out on the web if this is true and edit this paragraph if I find out otherwise. [Checked it out...apparently we are talking about a 10% increase in cholesterol, but 10% more than a miniscule amount to start with is probably insignificant!!!] I will drink my occasional French press coffee without worrying about it....
This afternoon I will be getting in my half hour of swimming/pool exercises. My hubby really likes going to the gym, especially the steam room and whirlpool where he talks to the other old guys. It also gets me to the gym for my almost daily sessions in the pool and I think it is really helping my fibromyalgia and stiffness issues.
My daughter called late yesterday afternoon and said she got the package I sent with her blue sequined dress which I found at a thrift store for $6.99. She is thrilled and it fits perfectly. She is going to use it as the base for her mermaid costume for Halloween....she really was excited. She said she was having a costume high on top of a sushi high. I was happy that she was happy!!!
P.S. I will soon be getting a $200 Target gift card from my health insurance company for taking an 8-week online class on stress (I believe it helped me because as I journaled I realized a lot of the worrying I do is not productive and I did find solutions to some of my stressors that have been helpful to my mental state...)In addition because of taking that class and doing other healthful things, I will be given a $500 reduction on my out of pocket expenses on health insurance costs in 2011. I have all sorts of things I would like to spend my gift certificate on....I go to a super Target and they even have a grocery store with fresh produce!!!! What a deal!!!!!
It just occurred to me I can use coupons when I spend my gift certificate and I have one for pizza, buy one get one free...so I basically will be getting 2 pizzas for free...also have other grocery coupons to stretch out that $200 even more...