I started a fitness regime that comprises a combination of Yoga and Pilates as a part of the 'Self Improvement Plan' I make every year(In other words,I made a resolution at the beginning of the year).As a result, I've purchased a yoga mat and a set of hand weights;things kept at a strategic location so that I feel inspired to roll out the mat,grab the weights and get started.On the bright side, I feel a lot better and more energetic.On the flip side; sports shops are now on my list of places to visit while on a shopping spree(as though shoes,bags and clothes weren't enough).
I had a shopping spree inspired dream that took place in an RbK showroom.I usually don't visit RbK showrooms.I am more content with Addidas(so that I can swoon over Zidane jerseys) and Nike(I usually walk in with the hope that someday I'll buy an Arsenal jersey and cheer the gunners at the Emirates stadium).I vowed never to walk into an RbK showroom ever since Thierry Henry left Arsenal,joined Barcalona and had Rbk as his sponsor.
Allegiance to sports teams aside,my dream was relatively football free.The new fitness regime made me want to run to the nearest place and buy some 'exercise clothes'. I went from store to store till I landed at RbK. I found a pair of jeans that caught my fancy(what happened to 'exercise clothes'?).The jeans were well fitting and flattering (the wishful thinking starts here). To add to that, they were a part of a new line of clothing exclusively for women.I was then given an offer that I could buy a Tata Nanao (the cheapest version priced well over Rs. 100,000) at a 'discounted' price of Rs. 44,000! Amen!
I still remember the excitement with which I made out a cheque of Rs. 44,000(This was excluding road tax,insurance and registration fees.I sometimes wonder if I subconsciously crunch numbers in my head).I've just read 'The Secret' by Rhonda Byrne which says that one just has to ask and the universe will provide.Since then,I've decided never to dismiss nice and lucrative dreams as merely an outcome of wishful thinking.