Today, I woke up at 10:00 a.m. (after falling asleep around 2:30 a.m.) and decided to take it easy. I had a cup of tea, replied to blog comments, and flea combed Dancer. I found fewer on him than before (just two), but, went ahead and gave him his next dose of flea medication, 10 days early! (I combed him, again, later in the afternoon, and didn't find anything on him; hopefully, with the new dose of medication, he will soon be flea-free!)
I had a slice of toast and a banana for breakfast and was trying to decide what to do in the afternoon, when the pharmacy called, saying they haven't had a response from the doctor's office. I had a suspicion that they were calling the old doctor's office and I wondered if I gave them the old insurance card by mistake, yesterday. So, I went to the pharmacy in the afternoon and gave them my new insurance card and told the pharmacy to call that doctor, instead. The person who attended to me checked their computer system to see if any refills were due and, according to her, there was nothing due. Neither she nor I could figure out what they were calling me about, in the morning, and I had forgotten to get the name of the person who called me. Oh, well.
After that, I went to the dollar store to buy some dishwashing detergent and a few cans of lemon-lime soda. I try not to drink soda, but, I've been feeling a bit nauseated, again, and I feel that the soda helps to relieve the nausea. It certainly helped, today.
It was hot in the afternoon, today (103F). I considered turning on the air conditioner in the bedroom, but I didn't. Instead, I managed with the fan, went through this week's grocery ads, finished reading the book I had borrowed from my friend, watched news on TV, dozed a bit on the sofa, and brooded about the housework I didn't do because it was too hot to clean the house, today!
In the evening, I watered the garden, front and back, helped neighbor T bring in her trash can (my good deed for the day), handwashed the skirt I wore to water the garden because it got splashed with mud, and put out the six bags of donations by the front door for pick up in the morning, tomorrow (I probably won't be up in time to put them out in the morning before the donations pick up van arrives!)
Today, I am grateful for:
- Electric fans
- Lemon-lime soda (even if soda is bad for you)
- Helpful pharmacy staff
- Cool evenings
- Books to read
- Watered the garden
- Watered the house plants
- Went to the pharmacy again
- Went to the dollar store
- Gave Dancer another dose of flea medication
- Cleaned his litter box
- Brought the trash cans in
- Put the donations out for pick up in the morning
Wednesday's To Do List:
- Dust the house
- Do the dishes/run the dishwasher
How was your Tuesday? How are you coping with the summer heat?