Today was really great. I went to Glen Ivy Hot Springs with Mandy, who is Roy's sister and my wonderful Woman of Honor, and my friend Myra. We swam, laid out (in the shade), sat in the steam room, sat in the hot tub, and played with mud. By the time we left, I felt so relaxed and very sleepy. We grabbed lunch at a little Mexican restaurant nearby and then walked around this little craft fair. After that, we came home, and I took a nap. I thought it was a very satisfying end to my bachelorette day.
But then my friend Melinda texted me and then she came over and picked me up. We went to a nearby bar and had a few drinks. A rockin' band was playing, and we couldn't hear each other talking, so we wrote notes back and forth. It was rather appropriate considering our friendship began online and through typed emails.
I was home a little after 10 PM, and Roy was home from his bachelor party by then. I think it's pretty interesting that we are so old that we get home from our bachelor/bachelorette parties by 10 PM.
Something else: I wore the bikini I bought last night and didn't feel self-conscious all day. There were so many different body types there at Glen Ivy that I couldn't have easily felt self-conscious. Plus, it is an entirely different story when you're not in a dressing room under flourescent lighting.
So, today was really affirming in many ways. A new way of looking at my body, good times with good friends, and more time to bond with my new sister. Thanks for the great day, ladies. :)