Wednesday, 6 February 2013

House Arrest...

Its official.....I am having chicken pox and have been advised complete isolation by the doctor. When the doctor was giving this advice to me, he seemed to be the jailer sentencing me house arrest for 2 weeks...Oh head was spinning...worried not by the fact that I have this chicken pox but that I would not be able to step out of the house for 15 days which were sounding like 15 years for me...completely nightmarish..

The kind of person I am who feels suffocated even if I am made to sit whole day at home,,,and to be isolated to a room was an irony in itself.

I was almost up to tears thinking of my house arrest or rather room arrest and how now M will have to do manage everything alone. He took work from home for two weeks and I also informed my senior of my absence. But then, my problem remained... what to do??? At that thought, I thanked the person who invented internet without which I would have died of boredom in that room. Just sitting in that room of 16 ft by 12 ft, I had breakfast, lunch, dinner served in my room..All thanks to the care given by M...And here I was sitting counting days and praying to the almighty to somehow fast forward the time and make this week pass by quickly so that I can be a free bird again. M has made all arrangement to help me keep, music, books, movies, newspaper etc but my wanderer soul was craving to go out and this feeling was heightened & worsened on weekend when I would imagine all my friends enjoying out there  while I am sitting in the room due to this stupid thing....M would just tease me to keep things light that God had punished you for making me go out every weekend with you,,so now you are confined and to which I would warn him of the coming weekend where he will have to compensate for this one and we both would laugh our heart out.....

But all thanks to my doctor and my presence of mind that the viral attack was not a severe one as I had heard of and I have almost recovered in a week. Can't imagine though that I actually drank so much of cooling juice like coconut water, buttermilk, orange juice, litchi juice even water in just these few days. Probably more than what I had for a year. And the worse of torture was that I was not supposed to take bath for five days so as not to spread the infection. Poor me (:

For my wonderful hubby, thank you M for all the things you have done to ensure that I am given the best. Many thanks to my friends & relatives for giving me calls to check that I am doing good. 

So friends, I am all done from this itchy disease ridden captivity and out of my hibernation and ready to rock this weekend.


Sunday, 3 February 2013


Step out of the house and all you see in the market is big white boards printed in red shouting SALE SALE SALE!!! 

One thing which I still don't understand is that why the word Sale is (mostly) printed in Red color.  The only reason which I (naughty me ;) can think of, is the danger color warning for every guy before he steps in the shop with his girlfriend or wife...that his wallet is at the risk of getting raided and for the is in red as it is the most attractive color with a very high frequency to be noticed.

Well whatever be the reason, this sale season comes every year.....year after a very odd time of the year. December - February is generally the big sale season..when a person is already bugged down by so many things. After being depleted of half of his savings in the festival season..Dussera, Diwali, Christmas, New Year...people are already struggling to manage to make ends meet...Then comes the another villain named Investment..which rub salt on the wounds... Among all these..there is this sale season teasing  us at our crisis and laughing at our thinning wallets and shrinking bank balance which has achieved a size zero figure by now.

But I will tell you the BIG surprise....I too wait for this sale period :) like others..The happiness quotient is a notch higher and the frequency of the market visits increase 3 fold. The temptation to buy branded things at half or one third price is so luring though I understand that it is not the case...but how does it matters even if  I am able to save some of the amount and the personal satisfaction of getting my favorite branded clothes at a lesser price than original. It is so difficult to resist yourself of the mouth watering sale...

A very handy tip coming from the horse's mouth....I mean to come from a freaking shopaholic me....that .. it is very important to make a list what you need otherwise you may end up spending your hard earned money buying stuff that you may not be in need of, which usually happens. So, think before you buy....

And now a confession....whenever I step in stores to buy out in sale....I like all the fresh or new arrivals...poor me (:  Does this happen with you too?

Happy Shopping!!!