Admittedly, titling today’s post as “chemistry” could be considered a stretch, but go with me on this one. We have spent the last week taping and painting the biggest room in our home. We agonized over color choices for three years, painted select small spaces, then decided the decision is made! Let’s do this!
I spent a whole day taking everything down off the walls and taping in preparation for the big event.
For those of you who don’t know, I am short … just over five feet tall … and we have ten foot ceilings. That means a LOT of time going up and down a ladder and stretching to reach things because the taping is all on me.
When we paint, I am in charge of the edges along the baseboards and the lower half of the wall, Greg reaches the ceiling line. We meet in the middle.
After several days of bending down and sitting on the floor, reaching up to tape and climbing up and down that stupid ladder. I was really feeling sore. I reached for the bottle of ibuprofen. There it is … chemistry.
The team of chemists and medical professionals who came up with this combination of ingredients that somehow know the exact way to numb your aches and pains deserve our gratitude! The resulting agony-free evening was joyous.
I can sit back and look at my freshly painted walls with ease, having rehung all the stuff we had to remove to achieve the look we wanted. Now that my muscles are no longer screaming, I can relax and smile.
There’s a whole world out there just waiting to be explored. When you’re ready to come home, it should be to a place of comfort and joy.
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