Monday, April 28, 2008

Moments For Me Monday Week 2


Here it is! Week two! Better late than never. I'll work on my own "Moments For Me" post today and hopefully get it posted before the end of the day. And I know I said I'd post the winner of the giveaway today but it'll have to wait till tomorrow morning.

Put the link to your own Moments for Me post below.
AHHHHHHH! I'm back! I'm refreshed! I had an UNbelievable Moment for Me experience this week! No....an unbelievable WEEKEND for me....NO!.....an UNbelievable 4 1/2 DAYS for me!!! Blissful I tell you!
Waiting for our flight to Florida
I spent the last 4 1/2 days in Florida with four wonderful friends. We started these girls weekend trips four years ago and decided back then that it was an annual necessity! Our usual group of six was down to four this year due to a pregnancy and a previously planned vacation....but we still had a fantastic time. The only stress we experienced over this weekend was trying to strategize our SPF usage for our days on the beach....
The weather was perfect. High 80s and sunny!
Most of our days were spent on the beach. Sleeping, relaxing, chatting, swimming and sizzl'n. We spent one of our afternoons at a spa being pampered. We all got an hour long massage and a pedicure.
Gotta tell you about this pedicure. So, I'm sitting in very cozy chair soaking my tootsies in a hot bath while sipping some red wine and in walks Anna. Anna is a 60 something y/o very short and round Russian woman with enormous boobies (boobies that were dangerously close to spilling out over her shirt neckline) who doesn't speak very good English. I tried to make small talk with her but she struggled to understand me and I struggled to understand her so I gave up and just closed my eyes to enjoy this pedicure. With my wine in hand and having just finished my massage I was quite relaxed and happy. The first half of the pedicure was uneventful...clip, file, scrap, sand....you know the drill.....when she finished with the instruments on my feet she motioned for me to pick my feet up off the towel...I was peaking through half an opened eye as I was almost asleep at this point....
UNTIL.....
This woman picked up the towel....you know....the soaking wet footfunkified towel....rung it out in the tub and then proceeded to wipe her sweaty brow and forehead with it!!!!!!!!
OMG! ....... @@ ......... YOU. DID. NOT. JUST WIPE YOUR BROW WITH THAT FOOT FUNK INFESTED TOWEL!!!
EWWWWWWWWWWWW!
I was dangerously close to high-tailing it out of there with a mouth full of vomit when she began my foot and leg massage. She was man handling my feet and calves and OMG giving me the best damn foot massage these feet have ever felt. My feet were having sex with this woman's boobies and I didn't even care. My feet and calves were being molested by this woman's boobies and all I could think to myself was......you're forgiven.....I forgive you for wiping your brow with my foot funk and I forgive your boobies for molesting my feet.....just please don't stop........
ever........
It was quite the experience. Had another interesting experience at this spa that I'll have to tell you about some other time...quite freaky...but I need to hurry up with this post so it'll have to wait.
We also all went parasailing for the first time ever. It was a BLAST! SO much fun!
Getting a boat lift to the parasailing boat

The four of us on the parasail boat

UP....

UP.....

And AWAYYYYYYYYYYYY.......


Dinner at an outdoor grill/bar off the boat harbor.


No girly vacation would be complete without a little bit of shopping in town! We found and bought the greatest shirts. They were black tank tops with rhinestone martini glasses on the front and under the glasses it says "GROUP THERAPY"....that's our official girly weekend motto from now on!

And then, of course, were our nightly therapy sessions complete with vodka and cranberry and pineapple and rum concoctions! We spent our evenings blissfully drunk during our group therapy sessions and spent our days recovering in the sun. Life is good.

Women, mothers, and wives....hear me now....TAKE A VACATION!....AWAY FROM YOUR KIDS AND SPOUSES! It's good for the soul I tell you!

I'm a little rushed in posting this as I have a lot of catching up to do on laundry, grocery shopping, house keeping, etc. And having been gone for the last 4 days I missed my kids and need to spend some time with them. I returned home to pig sty....sink full of dishes....a mountain of dirty laundry in every room....every room is a mess. Normally this would have sent me over the edge as this is NOT exactly how I'd choose to spend my birthday....BUT....hubby got sick with fever/flu/cough 2 days ago and has been down and out since. And now the poor thing has to fly to Europe for work. He's forgiven for leaving me a mess.

A little birdie told me I'm getting a late birthday present when he returns from his business trip......A LAPTOP! WOOOOOOOOOOOOO! Oh yeah! He's definitely forgiven!

I don't know what I did but when I came back to edit this post to add my own "Moment for Me" post I somehow deleted the mister linky and lost the links that were already posted! I apologize! Please link up again! I'll get this down eventually....I hope!



17 comments:

Colleen said...

Looking foward to your M4M post!

Hope you had a GREAT time with the girls!!!

Kate said...

I've joined in on the M4M and my post is up. :)

Can't wait to hear about your getaway!

Marni Tiani Self said...

I can't wait to see yours! I'm taking this week off, but I've been totally reading and enjoying tons of time to myself!

Marni Tiani Self said...

Oh ya... I went into the Mr. Linky and did all the stuff but it just seemed like too much work to go and do it everytime so I figured I'd go without. :)

Colleen said...

I'm so jealous! Do you believe that I'm having TROUBLE convincing my friends to go on a trip?!? C'MON, PEOPLE!!! LIVE A LITTLE!

Happy to hear you had a great time!

Happy2bme said...

That's great you were able to get away like that with your girlfriends. Looks like the weather cooperated for you too. AWESOME!!!

Kate said...

Oh man. Group Therapy. That rocks. I need a little of that! Coincidentally, one of my BFFs is in Florida also right now and called me from the beach to inform me that I would be joining her next year. No argument here!

stitchin' girl said...

What a fantastic weekend you had!!! This is my first M4M Monday and I had to start small. I am not used to spending time on just myself but I can tell you it felt totally great!!! I sat down in the middle of the afternoon!

Marni Tiani Self said...

HOW MUCH FUN!!!
YUCK about the Russian chick and towel. Ugh.

But I would LOVE to go parasailing... can I be invited next time? LOL

Randy and Kelly English said...

I will sooooo be there next year. Missed you all!!!!

Domestic Accident said...

Tammy- way to rock the bathing suit, girl!

We are THAT Family said...

What a great weekend away. I'm so jealous. Wow. I need to do SOMETHING for me, so I can join in. It's sad that nothing comes to mind. I'm working on it.

Swishy said...

I wanna go to Florida!! (she says in a 6-year-old whiny voice ... ha ha). So glad you had fun!

Not So Perfect said...

You have inspired me I want to do something like this with my girlfriends once a year. Looks like lots of fun.

Heather J. said...

Your trip looks like so much fun!!!!!!

LittlePaintedPolkaDots said...

Parasailing is great isn't it. I just read all your posts at once, so this might not go here but...I can NOT believe she wiped her brow with that towel. Yuck!

Bahama Mama said...

I am so late in catching up. But I just wanted to say that looks liek a FAB weekend. I want one.