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Then we went to Zellers (it's like a Walmart/Target, bargain basement type place). Inventory that doesn't get sold at The Bay ends up at Zellers. I picked out three to try on. *sigh* Next time, I'll know: if I want Husband Guy to be able to come into the fitting rooms with me and give me his opinion, I have to try stuff on in the Men's department. No Men allowed in the fitting rooms of the Women's.
So, the one I got was $39. Wahoo! That's hella less than $150. =) It wasn't the least expensive one, it's a notch or two above. It's a plain black one-piece with a non-uniform piece of mesh in front. It's still probably not the best quality, but for lounging around in a whirlpool and hanging around poolside, that's good enough. When I can swim more than one lap, backcrawl, then maybe I'll think about A Real Swimsuit.
So, the point of all that was so that we could jump in the pool after working out at the Y on Sunday mornings.
One of my fears is that I'll take forever getting showered and changed, so people have to wait for me. If you know me, you'll know that I have A LOT of hair. As in, extraordinarily numerous follicles per square centimetre of scalp. I'm a freaking mop. Shampoo just will not rinse out of my hair and I stand there rinsing forever. I didn't want to go swimming after working out at all.
But Husband Guy begged and I decided that I'd just rinse myself as best I can, then dry off and change so that I won't take too long. I might smell on the way home, but at least I won't keep everyone. Husband Guy's cousin, C, came with us, so the two of us girls, hit the showers first. She said she takes forever too, so I didn't feel so bad. She shared her shampoo with me and I tried to shower very quickly.
We went to grab our stuff to dry off. C took one changing room, but another lady took the only other changing room(!)... *meurf*... =( I looked around and thought, ah, what the hell, I'll just use an open locker area. I picked a corner area where there was more wall enclosing it and went at it.
Ha-HA! I discovered that this is GREAT motivation for me to HURRY. I kept thinking, OMG, OMG, I hope I finish before someone wants to change here!!! It would be such a pain in the ass if they turned into stone or worse yet, Petrified, you see. Then what the hell do I tell the Y staff?
So, the guys didn't end up waiting too long. =)