Thursday, July 9, 2009

i am as clumsy as ever....

yes ladies it's true, i said it yesterday and i'll say it again, i broke my toe. the itty bitty little baby one. i was running like a nut to get out of the house and get to work on time and ran right into a weight machine. i am not sure why my spatial vision has failed me, but it did a long time ago and these little accidents are not really uncommon for me. yet actually breaking it.... thankfully i work at a hospital and a doctor friend there taped me up as good as new. sort of.

when it started to swell and cut off circulation i had to change the tape....then it turned all kinds of pretty black, purple and red and i gave up looking at it.

then something wonderful happened! i opened my front door and a brown box was sitting on my deck waiting for me. it was my candle from sarah and i was so excited i started to jump up and down until i felt the pain in my foot and remembered oh yeah, my toe. but i clapped my hands instead and grasped the box close to my chest and did not look at all like a terrorist when my husband found me sitting on the deck like that.

this was a hard week at work and tuesday night i was at my wits end! so i decided to lift everyone's spirits and make an iced coffe bar. now realizing the limits of both my coffee making abilities and also our break room at work i cleaned it up, brewed a pot of double strength coffe, set out big cups of ice, sugar, sweet and low and creamers all pretty like and then invited people to come on in a relax with an iced coffee.

so silly, i know and really not at all fancy, but everyone really seemed to perk up afterwards. i'm sure it had nothing to do with the double strength coffee coursing through their veins....

i am off work until monday night now and really looking forward to relaxing with my guys at home....soaking up some sun...dinner out tonight with my girlfriends....and not working! did i mention noto working. this always happens to me when it gets to be less than a month before vacation. i just keep thinking about being away and i guess i get a little crabbier about work....

so i have two things i want to dicuss and beg for your opnion/advice/comical stories about...

the first is bra shopping. a few years ago some genius decided it might be a good idea to give me a victorias secret credit card. and since then, they also decided that every couple of months they should increase the limit to entice me to buy more. it was really a veyr clever plan for them because back then i couldn't fit into anything they sold. guess they weren't prepared for me to lose some weight. the first big purchase i made was to buy my ugg boots after hearing how much cammie loved hers....
then as i lost some weight i started to buy some underwear, then i bought a bra.

well ladies, that was the beginning of the end. it was the best bra i ever bought. it loved my girls the way no other bra ever has. so recently i bought a few more and i was stuck on how to measure for one. i went to a couple of websites, did some measuring and finally decided to go with a slightly smaller band size and bigger cupsize.

it totally worked. I am in love with the lift and curve of this bra! so i want ot know your preference. i like lightly lined, underwire and lots of colors to choose from. what do you like? any specific bands?

and nwo to my next question. maybe a year ago i discovered the blessing of waxing my eyebrows and mustache/chin hairs ahem....extraneous hairs. then of course, the place i went to closed and i discovered the microwave wax kist. which i was skeptical about. turns out they aren't half bad, but i really prefer for someone else to rip out hair on my face. it is pretty hard to inflict that kind of torture on yourself regularly. so anyway....

i am going ot the beach in less than a month and i am so tired of shaving......down there. yup my vagina. not the whole thing, because i am not 10 and do not wish to look so, of course if you do that's great and more power to you, but me, not so much. but i also don't wish to feel like a band of tiger mosquitoes has taken over my crotch either which is usually the result of hair removal via razor. so .....

i want to get a bikini wax. but i also do not want to get herpes. if the place is clean, i think i might survive. i am also afraid of what it will feel like. or look like.

so any advice on down there hair removal.

i have tried nair. i curse whoever invented it. i got a chemical burn twice! so i am thinking since i am not rich and cna't afford laser treaments, waxing is my answer. help me out girls give me the lowdown!

hope you are having a great week! i will raise my drinking glass to you all weekend long!

8 comments:

Shannon said...

Oh wow. I could've totally walked you through on how to measure for the bra, since I worked at VS for a short period of time... I've never bought one their bras (gasp!) but I'm currently looking for new ones too...as I've lost weight up top and have nothing that fits correctly besides sports bras..And yes, I've worn them to work for the past 4 days!! shhh!

And, as for the hair removal.. No idea. I do the razor, but hate the time it takes and how long it never lasts... So, I'll def be checking back to see what people suggest!

Kristina P. said...

I was just having a conversation about this with my coworker. I don't wax. I break out horribly. On my upper lips. I don't need to do that to my other lips.

Good luck!

Marshmallow Circus said...

ha ha, I have to have someone else rip my face hair too. I'm a big chicken!!

the girl with the pink teacup said...

This post made me laugh so much :)

Hmmm. Let's see:

The bra situation? I think I'm with you on what I like. A little bit of lining to minimise nipple show-through and I like them in lots of pretty colours, although I've recently developed a new appreciation for white lace. Don't need the underwire so much because I have mini-boobs, but it helps when I'm after a bit of booster action.

And as for the waxing situation? I'm a waxer, not a shaver. If you go to a good salon, there shouldn't be anything to worry about hygiene-wise, as most places are really careful to keep everything clean and sterile. It doesn't hurt anywhere near as much as some people say it does, and once you get used to the sensation it's fine. If you've had your legs waxed before, you should be fine with ordinary bikini waxing. Brazilians are a bit different, but also completely fine once you know what to expect. As far as regrowth goes, it's much better than for shaving (although I haven't really done much 'down-there' shaving!) as it tends to be a bit softer/finer/whatever, and doesn't feel anywhere near as uncomfortable.

OK - really too much information there! Hope it helps, and hope your toe feels much better soon.

Sunshine Mama said...

Wow. you are so funny to read. I feel like your talking a million miles a minute.
Oh. the bra thing at Victoria's secret? I love their bras and I totally know what you mean with having to lose weight first to fit into their stuff. But the bras...they lift you up and out and it's unbelievable how much better they make you look. I won't use anything else.
Also love their body wash, lotions and sprays. You have to try those if you haven't already.
Yep, the only credit card I own is Victoria's Secret.

Sunshine Mama said...

I actually LIKE the way you talk and write. I think it's great. Up here in the North country everyone talks fast.
Great job on the weight loss. Let me know how it's going.

J said...

Hmmmmm...I know what you mean about shaving - it drives me insane. Plus my skin is super-sensitive so just having soap on it for longer than the five seconds it takes to lather up and wash off basically kills it. I'll do the waxing thing if you do and then we can both blog about it and officially have absolutely no secrets from the internet universe LOL!

J said...

Oh! And I hope your toe feels better soon!!!!! I did that to my finger once just by waving my arms around like a spaz and banging it into a door!