A Chilly Sunday
I woke up not in the best of moods. I wasn’t in pain, yet, but just had disturbing dreams that left me wondering what they were about. Then someone sent me a message just to chat and pissed me off because it was so damn early in the morning. Sorry but I am usually not up at 0630! When I did get up, I had to go to the bathroom. My mother was in it so I had to wait. More grumpiness ensued. My mother had the tea kettle on and it went off while she was in the bathroom. After I finished doing what I was doing, I turned off the kettle and decided to make some coffee. I didn’t feel like eating yet. I didn’t really want the coffee but the water was hot so figured what the hell.
Came back to my room with my coffee that wasn’t very good and started reading. I had to charge my phone because I left it off during the night. I hate when I do that. But I was so tired last night, I just wanted to sleep.
The book I am reading is called “Dark Tide”. It’s about the molasses flood that occurred in Boston in 1919. There was plenty of warnings before the giant tank collapsed but of course, upper management didn’t heed the warnings and just plainly ignored them. This was all before the tank actually collapsed. I had heard about the flood but didn’t know much about it until now. It’s all interesting to me, learning about this. The author is great and makes it interesting. I already read two chapters and plan on reading a few more before this evening. I’d like to get through this book this week. I have five books I need to finish before the end of the month for my reading challenge. I don’t know if I will be able to do it, but I will try.
A high school friend started a 21 day liquid diet. It sounds pretty simple but the stuff is wicked expensive. I am going to try it to see if I can actually lose weight and keep it off. The goal is to be within 1,000 calories/day range, which will be perfect for me as I am so inactive. I am doing some research on it before I start it, though I just bought some high protein shakes. I plan on getting more at the vitamin shoppe when I get paid as waiting by mail might be a problem, if I order online. And if I don’t like it, then I am stuck with the stuff. My brother in law has a nutribullet so I can use that for making shakes if I can get a good recipe. I know most of it will be trial and error.
I had to go to the basement freezer for some things. Before I start my diet, I want to make my pumpkin cake. I was glad I went because there was a tub of cool whip. YAY! So now I can make it tomorrow. The trip to the basement and helping my mother around the house caused my ankle to flare up. I had my pizza and am now resting my ankle for the rest of the day.
I have a dentist appointment tomorrow morning. I don’t know if I will go to Starbucks afterwards or just come home and make the cake. I guess it will depend on how much I want espresso. I need to take a shower some time either tonight or before my appointment. I have to wait for the flare to calm down a little bit before I can stand long enough for a shower. I decided to try and increase my baclofen to twice a day to see if it helps with the pain. I am supposed to take it three times a day but I am really bad at taking meds during the morning. That is why I have an app to remind me to take my blood pressure pill otherwise, I’d just be taking it once a day, which would not be helping my blood pressure.
It’s supposed to snow later this evening and into tomorrow. I hope that by the time my appointment rolls around, it has stopped and the roads are somewhat clear. I have to go up an incline sidewalk to get to the office building. It will be harder in the snow.