I have no ice


First world problem alert: I have no ice.

Actually, I have one small block that is sitting in my glass of cold creaming soda right now. That was the only one in the ice maker in my freezer. How disappointing. I went to the freezer thinking I would have half a glass full of lovely chunky ice cubes to crack in my teeth and that was all that I found.

I have since fixed the problem for the future by filling all ice makers including a new one that makes cute little pineapple shaped ice cubes. That was a bonus $5 buy when I recently made a purchase at one of those trendy shops with random things that aren’t necessarily needed but very fun to have.

It has been a fantastic day at work, in quite hot conditions, so I deserve (and need) a lovely sit down and ice drink. I actually don’t feel my illness right now, and that is a worry due to how much energy I spent. There will be repercussions. But right now I feel good and the ice in my drink would have finished off the situation nicely.

Reality check:

783 million people do not have access to clean water and almost 2.5 billion do not have access to adequate sanitation.   (www.unwater.org/water-cooperation-2013/water-cooperation/facts…/en/)

No, I’m good really. No need to worry about ice here.


About lisasretro

I'm a 41 year old teacher, single and have one adult son. I'm currently finding a new me and new style of living while learning to manage chronic illness. In short, my mind is over active and my body can't keep up. I love art, retro and vintage stuff, eclectic fashion and travelling anywhere and everywhere. I often also get all caught up in social justice issues, my fave being marriage equality, until it happens here in Aus. Bucket list enabled, hold on tight.

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  1. Hi Lisa, I am loving your blog. I’ve just been nominated for One Lovely Blog Award, which encourages us to pay it forward, so I would like to nominate yours. Please do not feel obligated to participate, but if you would like to, you can check out my post about it at http://melindatognini.com/2014/10/24/one-lovely-blog-award/ – apologies for writing on this post, but I couldn’t find any other way to contact you.

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    • Hi Melinda. Thank you for thinking of me! I feel like I’ve just started and don’t understand if people are really following my blog yet or not. It means a lot for you to support me and my thoughts in this way. I’ll read up on the One Lovely Blog Award and pay it forward. Thank you again 🙂

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