So, I have horrible nails. Mainly because I have a really bad habit of picking at my cuticles. And because I pick at my cuticles and cut them (I know I am not supposed to, but I do) the grow insanely fast and exacerbate the issue. My nail situation is further worsened by the fact that i cant quite seem to keep polish on my nails and as soon as it starts to chip, I can quite seem to keep it from picking off. So needless to say, my nails usually do not look that great.
So, several months ago, I did something to my back and I am not sure exactly what I did, but regardless of how much I slowed downed at the gym, my back stayed weak and irritated. Finally, one day when I was reaching into the dryer and my back seized, I decided I had enough. I had enough of not being able to sit without pain, enough of not being able to lift at the gym, enough of having to walk with very rigid posture. I had enough.
For years I have heard a rumor that Louisville has a home-grown circus. I can honestly say that I didn't really believe it was true. And if it was true, what kind of caliber could it be? So on a random Friday night, my friend Christina and I were trying to figure out what we wanted to do... I took to google to see what was going to be happening that weekend and came up Turner's circus. I didn't actually know anyone who had been to Turner's Circus, the closest I came was a friend's ex-fiance's new wife was a performer of the circus. Regardless of not knowing anyone who has ever attended Louisville's original circus, I figured it would be a fun adventure.
I fell behind another week - this adventure a week is hard! Harder than I thought it would be! Bare with me... I am trying to get back at it... Ali
Have you ever participated in a Polar Plunge? Do you know what a Polar Plunge is? Well, in Louisville, its when you jump into the Ohio river in February. Why? For charity. In Louisville, you pay at least $70 to jump into the freezing cold Ohio river and all proceeds are donated to the Special Olympics of Kentucky.
So, In February I had the opportunity to travel to San Francisco and Napa to help one of my sister celebrate her 40th birthday. It was my second trip to San Fran in 4 months and I still love the city as much as I did the last time that I went. There is something about the energy of the city, the enthusiasm of city, the friendless of the city ... any way, you get the point, I love San Francisco. If it was for the insane cost of living in San Fran (how do people afford to live there?) and all my family being in the midwest, I would seriously be considering a move. But, San Fran is not the subject of this blog post, mud baths are. I have been wanting to try a mud bath for AGES! Ever since I saw and episode of Rizzoli and Isles, where Jane (Rizzoli) and Maura (Isles) were having a girls day luxuriating in outdoor mud baths while drinking in wine and taking in amazing scenery. It looked so glamorous and relaxing and grownup that I have wanted to try a mud bath ever since. I guess I am fairly susceptible to advertising and the media...
Okay - i have told you before, and I will tell you again, i am clearly not a writer. Hence the reason I am MONTHS behind on my posts while only being a little behind on my adventures. I am working over the next week to really catch up, I think I have 8 readings to catch up on, so please bear with me! I am committed to seeing this through to the end - I don't want this to be something else I give up on mid project. So ... my 1st adventure to catch you up on is my psychic reading from .... mid January. (Face Palm) ... I have never had a true psychic reading before and to be honest psychics scare me a little. Okay, more than a little. A couple of years, ago I had my first attempt at psychic was with my coworker Susan and it was a comical experience. My session started with the psychic asked about my husband … I am not married, have never been married, and have never even come close. So needless to say I didn’t put too much stock (if any) in what she had to say. So, when my friend Christina recently asked if I was interested in going to a psychic fair in Lexington, I was hesitant, but eager to see if I could improve on my prior psychic experience.