Over the years, we have managed to get together quite a bit, she's always been my outlet for "Nights Out" and "Girls Days" filled with shopping. When I need a break from the boys, Linda Leigh has always been game to help give me a girly-fix!
But, as life happens and things change, we don't see each other nearly as often as we should! She's now married, her parents and sister and brother-in-law (and one of her nieces and nephews) live right down the road from her so she has family commitments with them. And I have them too!
You'd think only living 20 miles away, we'd see each other more! Now with school starting for my boys and her work schedule and travel, it's more difficult than ever to get together.
That is why I was so excited when she invited me out to a "Girls Night Out" with some of her friends! We had a great time!
We got a hotel room at the Marriott Suites, right in Mid-Town Atlanta near the restaurant we were going to. We all got down early to get ready together at the hotel. We went out to eat and then out to a few bars to meet more of her friends. And what Girls Night Out isn't complete with out Karaoke singing and Nachos? Before we knew it is was 1:30 a. m. I can't remember the last time I was up that late!
Luckily the hotel was just across the street! And best of all, I got to sleep in until 9:30 a.m.! I can't remember the last time I did that!
It was a fantastic time, that came right when I needed it. Because on Sunday, I entered a neighborhood "Biggest Loser" contest that goes on for the next 9 weeks!
I've felt like I need to loose a few pounds for a while and this is just the kick I need to get me motivated. I'm not really in it for the money (although it would be nice), but I need an incentive! So, we'll see how it goes!
Oh, the boys... while I was on my
And if you're not familiar with Red Dwarf, you need to watch this.... It's the BEST conversation EVER in any bit of TV or Movie or anything.... If you don't laugh, you have no sense of humor and you just can't be helped!