I started a puzzle one night. Hubby got me one of those special puzzle saver things. It’s a felt mat that rolls around a cardboard tube with elastic bands to hold everything in place. So you can puzzle, put away and then continue.
The night before hubby left for his conference I took out the puzzle. We had had a nice couple glasses if wine with dinner and it was something to get the brain going. I should not have done that. Friday hubby left for the airport and I was feeling icky so I sat down to play with the puzzle. Eventually I had to tear myself away to get some work done. At 5pm – work day was done, I sat again in front of the puzzle. At 10pm hubby called to check in. I had not moved or spoken or apparently swallowed… I could barely get a work out! Very humorous. Saturday morning I got up with all kinds of plans. Again… in front of the puzzle. 3 American Justice’s and a Cold Case later… I went and did the bills and met friends for dinner but was thrilled as punch to be back in time for a good night with the puzzle. By this point I’ve gotten to the sky… ick. Sunday I get up, again with big plans to go to the gym, get some ugly shoes for Italy, laundry, get ready for my weekend in so.
So, no more puzzles when I have things to do. Or at least not 1000 piece ones with ½ sky and ½ water!