Saturday, January 31, 2009

My Week in Review

Last week in spite of the snow and ice and general bad weather, I had a lot of work to do.

Monday I wrote articles for the newspaper.

Tuesday I attended a supervisors' meeting. When I go to meetings, I sit through them and then write about them. The meeting lasted from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. with a break around 5 p.m. for the supervisors to eat dinner. I came home and had dinner, too.

Wednesday I interviewed for articles for the newspaper. I also prepared my invoices for the month for my work.

Thursday wrote up the meeting and worked on a few other articles. I had lunch with my friend whom I had not seen since Christmas. She was looking great and I was pleased to see her feeling so chipper.

Thursday night my husband and I took our nephew a birthday card. He turned 18. I can't believe he is that old now. Seems like just yesterday...

Thursday night I was up most of the night with my husband, who somehow wrenched his back. He was in a lot of pain and sleep was out of the question for both of us.

Friday morning I visited the beauty parlor (it did not improve my looks, I'm sorry to say) and then it was back to writing more articles.

Friday evening I hovered over my husband and alternated heat and ice on his back in an attempt to get the muscles to loosen up.

Today I cleaned the house this morning and then went to the book store with my friend. I just love Books-A-Million. I walk in and there is the smell of coffee and new books. There is not a better fragrance in the world some days.

I did buy a couple of books. I didn't need anymore but I like to support the arts.

My husband just a few moments ago said his back feels better. Thank goodness.

6 comments:

  1. first...glad your hubby's back is doing better. i am sure your treatments helped it.

    and i too...love to shop for books. i can spend hours browsing...

    and i can relate to the beauty parlor...i changed where i go last saturday and am not happy but then i was not happy with the one i previously went to for 6 years...alas.

    keep warm and have a good weekend.

    erin

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  2. Glad that you did all that safely...don't know how I'd be able to do driving around in snow and ice!

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  3. Glad your husband is feeling better. My husband has a bad back and I know he's in awful pain when it acts up.
    I love book stores. I could live in one :)

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  4. What a busy week you had!

    Aren't bookstores great?! I could spend all day in one.

    Glad your hubby's back is better. I pulled a muscle in my hip this week and sleep was not easy for a few nights, so I can sympathize.

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  5. So glad to hear your husband's back is better---I know from experience just how painful that can be. I do hope he recovers fully soon.

    Oh, I love bookstores too! All that paper and ink---intoxicating! I do have to watch myself though---I have a terrible weakness for books, so I have to control my book-craving urges!

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  6. Back pain is horrible. I'm glad he's better. Sometimes that can be a long recovery. I'm glad your week is behind you, hopefully this one will be better!

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