Nothing calm about it.
People are completely freaking out around here.
The gas lines this morning were so much worse.
My BFF went to the store last night (she doesn't do the whole prepare for stuff when you first hear of impending natural disasters) and she told me that not only was it a madhouse, almost everything was gone. Shelves completely empty.
Apparently, the new credo round these here parts is panic to get all the things as soon as you hear about a major storm headed our way.
I am sooooo glad I got all my stuff before most people were up and out of bed. Gas tank filled up on my lunch hour the other day, and there was only 1 car in front of me.
I have plenty of food things. Healthy stuff, nothing processed, packaged, or preserved to death like I'm sure most people have. I have a feeling that the snack shelves in the stores are completely barren. Because, you know, that's the kind of food you want/need to have on hand when a huge storm is being hurled your way.
I'm good as long as the power doesn't go out. It's going to be freezing this weekend. I don't mind not being able to go out much, but I really REALLY want to make it to WI. The scale showed I'm down a full pound, but getting to WI will be tricky. I'mma figure it out. ;-)
They're saying the snow will start to taper off around 7AM, but that doesn't mean it will be safe to go out. At some point, I'm going to have venture out to clean my car off. And dig it out. Awesome. I do have a feeling they will be plowing all night tho, on the roads and around my development.
Work let us out early, thank goodness. We got to leave at 2 before the worst of it started coming down, and it was already starting to get bad.
I got a new Firm DVD in the mail yesterday, and I was actually pretty excited to try it. It had previously been available only on VHS - they only just converted it to DVD. The Firm Cardio Step Mix. I used my 8 inch step and got in a major calorie burning, no BS, no-using-the-storm-as-an-excuse workout. 535 calories torched!
I'm really hoping the WW center will be open tomorrow. Fingers crossed since I know my WI will be a great one!
Stay safe, peoples in the Northeast! No frenzy, no panic, no eating crap you'll regret after the storm passes, puh-lease.