Foggy Day and Random Rudeness

I woke up feeling really rested and a bit better than yesterday. I thought a walk might be the perfect morning exercise. When I went outside I noticed the fog was pretty thick…

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Wondering?

When the weather is like this-for some reason to me, the world seems so much more quit and peaceful.

I think the fog buffers all the harsh noises of the passing traffic out and conversely traps in many different scents. I noticed the distinct smell of cigarettes when I left my house, but I was halfway around the block before I noticed a couple out on their front porch puffing away.

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On a more pleasant note-one of the neighborhoods I passed had  Gardenia bushes planted along their entrance, sprouting gorgeous blooming flowers…they smelled so sweet and fresh.

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The suns looks so eerily beautiful trying to break through the fog(minus the hideous power lines of course).

My walk was okay…I’m definitely still not 100%-but it was sill nice to get out and get some fresh air.

Breakfast was delicious-

20130222_110245Strawberries and Apples with crunchy peanut butter.

Lunch-

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Tuna and a salad

By the Way-

Friday is a day of abstinence from meat but fish is an acceptable alternative.

I also got my haircut today-my hairdresser didn’t even mind I had the sniffles.

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Random Rudeness

I had to work today…and although customer service has ever so many positive rewards.. every once in awhile I let someone affect my day with their attitude.

Let me preface this-

I’m exceptionally uncomfortable with confrontation( like many people) and when faced with the opportunity of enforcing the rules at work, I tend to have these trademark habits: I clench my teeth,place forced smile upon my face, and speak in a( perceived) condescending voice. This “friendly” demeanor of mine has been misinterpreted on more than one occasion.

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For example today…a customer mistakenly thought I was talking down to her…she proceeded to yell and make a big stink…mainly because I questioned her about her membership( which is part of my job).

Frustrating and Embarrassing.

I know I bring some of this treatment on myself…primarily out of my nervousness…but dealing with sticky situations doesn’t highlight my better attributes…I’m much better with the easy going types…lol.

What’s a girl to do…

I’m not really sure…but I’ve been told

Practice Makes Perfect

So…For now..I guess I have to keep trying, and learning how to act in control during confrontations.

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