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Giant Fail.

Usually I keep this bloggity blog puppies and sunshine, but I had a crappy night. (Which may have had to do with my lack of coffee today?)

I was running late to meet Kendyl at spin. When I finally got to the gym, I realized that I had forgotten shorts. I have a credit that I was going to use to buy a pair of shorts, but the shop people couldn’t get their acts coordinated with the front desk people, and I ended up missing the class. Luckily, I’d already worked out this morning so at least I didn’t forgo working out today; just my “bonus” workout.

Rumbly tummy and all, I trudged back to the subway thinking about how I could have been home already if I had realized earlier that I forgot the shorts. Woulda, coulda, shoulda. A gross dude was rubbing up wayy closer to me than he should have on the subway. I got off a stop early to stop at McDonald’s for a 150-calorie ice cream cone. (What? There can’t possibly be real milk in it ;)) Of course, they were out. 

I have food, but I needed some comfort food. If it weren’t for my stomach problems of late, I might have gotten some junk food. Instead, I got some Pump with the vegetable of the day: mushrooms. I don’t like mushrooms, btw, but Joel basically told me to suck it up!

I forgot to mention, for the opening of my OpenSky shop, everything (by everything, I mean the one foam roller I’m selling so far—I’m not selling anything I haven’t tried yet!) is 25% off if you use the code EXCITE25. I also added a disclosure on my shop page that yes, I will make some money off of any sales. I think it’s an interesting concept that I want to give a try, but please let me know your feelings on it.

Wanna Go Shopping?

Who doesn’t, right? 

I’ve seen the OpenSky Project on some of my favorite blogs. The idea looked intriguing. Help my readers find the products that I enjoy? I had a few phone calls with OpenSky, and I was cleared to launch my shop on Aug. 10. (That’s what the countdown on the right sidebar is for.)

But, I’m pretty puritanical about appearing ethical. I don’t want anyone to ever think I’m being coerced to say good things about a product because I think I can get free stuff or make a buck. But the more I talk to people, the more I realize that there are a variety of products—food and fitness—that help me maintain this healthy lifestyle, and it’d be great to make it easy for you to find them. 

I still wasn’t sure I was ready, until I realized the great customer service OpenSky has. I tried Tina at Carrots ‘n’ Cake’s birthday cake coffee because the way she wrote about it made it sound so good. To be honest, it was totally yummy. However, it just wasn’t caffeinated enough for this Starbucks junkie. I wrote an e-mail to the customer service team, and they refunded me, no questions asked. And they’ll do the same for you, if you’re ever unhappy with anything you buy from my store.

Some of the products I’m thinking about launching with include:

  • foam roller
  • soba noodles
  • sunflower seed butter
  • stretching strap

Let me know if there’s anything else you’d like to see or if you have any other questions. I need to put my e-mail back in my sidebar, but it’s theodora AT theodorablanchfield DOT com.