1. I went to a bachelorette party on Satuday night. One that ended up at a country-western bar. Not my usual sort of place…every dance was a line dance and there were dead animals hanging on every wall. I’m amazed that all the patrons knew which dance to do to which song, and even more amazed that so many men can wear a belt buckle the size of a turkey platter without major bruising and chafing. At any rate, I was looking forward to riding the mechanical bull there. Let me just tell ya…you use every muscle in your body to stay on the thing. Even if, as I did, you only stay on for about three seconds. I had the distinct feeling that I looked ridiculous, but it was great fun.
2. One of the things my urologist will be testing me for is a deficiency of magnesium–apparently people who don’t have enough of that can be prone to the kidney stones that have been bothering me. I was doing some research on this over the weekend, and after reading the full host of symptoms I am almost convinced that is what my problem is. Other than the formation of kidney stones, people who are magnesium deficient suffer from: Low Energy (yep), Fatigue (I can sleep nine hours at night, and need a nap after being awake only two or three hours), Anxiousness, nervousness, and irritability (some would argue that I am VERY irritiable at times), headaches (been getting more and more of those lately), inability to sleep (I do have trouble falling asleep), and muscle tension, cramps, and spasms (my legs are ALWAYS cramped up). I really hope that is what my problem is, and taking a supplement can help…I’ve felt vaguely “bad” for way too long.
3. I caught the tale end of something on the news this morning…a gal in the midwest somewhere is suing her school district because they won’t let her wear a tuxedo to the prom. Two thoughts: after seeing some of the Miss Hootchy Line of Prom Dresses that become more popular every year…is this really where the dress code line needs to be drawn? And why did this gal seek their preapproval? Why not just show up in the tux?
4. Thanks to everyone who became a fan of my little online endeavor at Facebook. I promise two things…1.Ill get some pictures and profile info. up there soon. and 2. I won’t become a Facebook zomby who never updates the blog. If you are on Facebook, just search for Vinyl Village and add me!