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Cyndi Saves the Workout!!

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

I packed my gym bag last night - water bottle, ear buds and MP3 player, running shoes, bra, panties, Tech Gear running shorts and wicking tank top. I packed raisins and crackers for Gwen and an apple for each of us. I had shampoo and conditioner, a big towel and a wash cloth. I had my favorite Saucony running shoes. I thought for sure I was ready. BUT after I got Gwen in the nursery and went to change my clothes I found I only had ONE sock. I almost cried. Once that happened to me before and I dashed out to Bealls and bought a pair, but today it would mean getting Gwen out of the nursery because the responsible party has to be in the building. And you are only suppose to use the nursery for 2 hours and I doubt they'd let me pick her up and drop her off again and they close at noon. So, I was sitting there almost in tears deciding if I could run with one sock or no socks. If I didn't get my run in this morning, it would be after 8pm when I had everyone fed until I'd have time to do it since Gwen doesn't nap any more. I'm not known for after supper energy, you know?

Well, to my delight, into the women's YMCA locker room came SparkFriend Cyndi AKA Aquagirl. When I explained my dilemma, she handed me a pair of socks!! WOW! She saved my workout and my training week. Without her I don't think I would have gotten it done. I gave her one back and now have one in my laundry room that I will get back to her clean. She could have charged me $100 and I would have gone for it and not even felt ripped off - or maybe just a little. But she understood my problem and came to my rescue. What a friend!! Thanks again, Cyndi.

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AQUAGIRL08 8/28/2013 9:28PM

    The pleasure was all mine! I live the belief that if I have something that another person needs and I can live without it, I let the person who needs it most take the item. I'm glad that you had a good run! I know what I'm getting you for Christmas, Marsha! LOL

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GABY1948 8/28/2013 1:00PM

    HOW wonderful is that! My face drooped when I read your dilemma of the missing sock...I have done things like that so understand totally!

What a sweetheart she is and you made it ALL today!

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IAMWINNING 8/28/2013 9:04AM

    emoticon Isn't it great to have such friends! I'm glad it worked out for you.

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COCK-ROBIN 8/27/2013 10:26PM


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JOYINKY 8/27/2013 10:20PM

    Wonderful! Thanks for sharing!

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WATERMELLEN 8/27/2013 8:00PM

    Lovely lovely story . . . and I'm sure you would have done just the same for her if the situation had been reversed.

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ONEKIDSMOM 8/27/2013 6:55PM

    Absolutely great friend. Ask On2Victory about his Oscar the Grouch socks... a gift during his 70.3 from a yellow-shirted volunteer!

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GOLFGMA 8/27/2013 5:28PM

    I bet Cyndi got a big hug. Good friends are wonderful! emoticon

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MANDELOVICH 8/27/2013 4:56PM

    Love the camaraderie!

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DONNABRIGHT 8/27/2013 3:26PM

    Yep, socks are definitely a necessary item for a run - glad it worked out for you.

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FROSTY99 8/27/2013 3:21PM

    Aren't friends great!!! What would we do without them.

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MSLZZY 8/27/2013 3:13PM


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NATPLUMMER 8/27/2013 2:56PM

    emoticon Cyndi!

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LEWILL1982 8/27/2013 2:31PM

    Yesterday, I went to the gym at lunch time and discovered I'd forgotten my shoes. Skipped the lunch time work out and doubled up after work. Some things can be shared, others can't. Yay for good friends that get us out of our jams! Way to stick to your schedule.

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