Cocaine Princess here.
Is it me or does anyone else think the summer is going by too quickly? I can’t believe it’s already the middle of August. I’ve been noticing subtle, little things that indicate Fall is approaching: the days are visibly shorter, the way the sun looks and the number one sign– "Back To School" sales.
If you’ve been following my blog then you’re well aware I have trouble sleeping. Mr. Sandman does not like the Colombian Princess. It’s a mystery that has baffled me for quite some time now. I lay in bed either tossing and turning or staring at the ceiling. Some nights I’ll just stare at the green digits on my clock other times I’ll turn on the TV and begin to channel surf.
I miss sleep. I miss being able to lay my head down on the pillow and drift away. I miss dreaming. I miss waking up feeling refreshed. I’m so tired of chugging back Red Bulls in order to function throughout the day.
A few nights ago I tip-toed into sister’s room. It was well around 2am and she was sleeping so peacefully. I leaned down and whispered in her ear, “Are you sleeping?” (I know, I know it was a silly question) When she didn’t answer back I softly pinched and held her nose for a few seconds. She woke up in an awfully cranky mood.
A: What’s the matter with you?
Very innocently I said:
ME: Oh, I see you’re up. I can’t sleep.
A: Don’t tell me the badminton scandal is keeping you up, darling?
Oh lord, did I ever go into one non-stop giggle fest! Even in the middle of the night my sister’s sarcastic sense of humor is sharp. In case you’re wondering what she said wasn’t an inside joke. Did any of you hear about the badminton scandal that took place during the London 2012 Olympic Games? "5 days into the Games a pair of Chinese badminton athletes in the women’s doubles event didn’t even try to win. They hit their serves into the net, purposefully trying to lose a match to ensure a favorable draw in the knockout portion of the tournament and avoid the other top-ranked Chinese pair until the final. Two South Korean teams and an Indonesian team followed suit in this Olympic farce. In total 8 Olympians got smacked down when the Badminton World Federation disqualified them from the Olympics." If anything I found the whole situation beyond hilarious. Seriously, come on! Of all the scandals to hit the London 2012 Games who would have thought it would occur in the world of badminton? Speaking of the Olympics, how many of my lovelies watched the Closing Ceremonies? I sat through all 3 hours and 10 minutes of it and enjoyed every second of it. It was brilliant, spectacular and definitely entertaining. I loved Ed Sheeran’s performance of Pink Floyd’s “Wish You Were Here” but the best part for me was when Brit band “Take That” performed one of my favorite songs from one of my favorite movies. I love this song so much.......
My loyal and dear readers, it's finally Friday.
Whatever your plans are have a dazzling weekend. ~x