Wednesday, March 23, 2011

No Water

We are currently without water.

The pilot light of our hot water heater broke and and maintenance can't find a fix-it kit. Therefore, we are now going on our third night with no hot water.

I can't take a cold shower. It's painful to me, especially when the weather is not yet "summer" weather. So we're kicking it semi-pioneer style, heating water on the stove, then ladling it into another container to do the "bird bath" option of cleaning.

Followed up with deodorant and body spray, this isn't a horrible temporary way to bathe. But I want a shower. I really want a shower. I don't even like taking showers. Don't ask why. I like being clean, but I don't like the act of showering.

But when you take away my water and my ability to shower...suddenly, it's all I want to do.

Here's to hoping we have hot water again tomorrow. I feel like I should request some sort of discount on our rent, but I'm pretty sure it doesn't work that way.



  1. Can't you ask a friend if you can use their shower? They will probably help you out.

  2. We did have a couple offers, but decided to go it scrub style. I ended up sucking it up and taking a cold shower. Now we have hot water again and it's REALLY hot. No complaints though.