Well, I’m camping so it’s not very exciting. I just wandered down to the supermarket and got potatoes, tomatoes, avocados and these little beauties.
Hmmm, I think the combo of going to the gym, and snuggling on the sofa watching TV with Stephen.
If I’m honest, I would get tired of both these things if I did them too often. Variety is the spice of life!
Here are two photos – pre and post gym workout. That’s the RPM instructor in the background.
And here is how my day unfolded…
I woke up at 7.30am, got up at 8.30am, had a delicious pancake breakfast then settled in for some hockey admin and TV watching – Netflix FTW!
At about 12pm, I had a shower and then did some organising for camping tomorrow and some other tidying things. The cleaner was due at 2pm, so we wandered off down to Re:Start Mall for some lunch – dumplings for me and pizza for Stephen.
We came back to a delightfully clean house, watched some more TV, and then I went to the gym, to the supermarket and home for dinner.
And now I am sitting with my feet up watching more TV.
It’s been a perfect combo day.
When I pack a bag to leave the house I make sure I have my phone, watch, wallet, headphones, sunglasses and battery pack. These are my essentials. Number 1 is probably my phone.
Note, no keys. Our front door and car locks are digital so I often have no keys with me. For the most part I can also manage without bank cards now that I have Apple Pay.
I’m not really one to hide my talents…
I can think of a couple of things that maybe people don’t know about me:
- I am a chubby-bunny champ – I have a talent for shoving marshmallows in my face. I have quite a large mouth. I can get more than 20 marshmallows in my mouth at once.
- I can fit a lot of activity into a small amount of time. I am a well-organised person (most people know this) and this gives me the ability to jigsaw activities together in a way that maximises output/time.
I don’t have any. I truly believe that my life is as it should be – I can’t regret the past, it’s what got me here. And since I love my life, it’s hard to think about anything that has happened as regretful.
On a small scale, I sometimes regret a misspoken word or an action, but those things are easily remedied with a quick apology – no need to regret something if you clear it up as quickly as you can and are able to move on.
A sense of adventure
It’s hard to know what my worse habit is, so I phoned a friend for this one…
Stephen says “always needing to be right” is my worst habit – but that’s not really a habit, it’s more of a character flaw. Luckily, he’s not able to pin-point any particularly bad habits. The worst Stephen can come up with is that I move his stuff around so he can’t find it later, something that I call “tidying up”.
I have a lot of habits, but I’m not sure I can say that any of them are bad, so it’s hard to find the worst one. I’d probably say it’s interrupting and not letting other people finish speaking. Sometimes I physically put my hand over my mouth to stop myself from doing this.
I dunno, the usual things – death, loss, things not working out as I hoped.
I am generally an upbeat and positive person, so I don’t really dwell in sadness. I wholeheartedly believe that everything is just as it should be – that I’m exactly where I need to be doing just what I should. And when life feels hard and the going is tough, I know that everything comes to an end eventually and I just need to ride it out.
Hands-down, my family.
I grew up in a dysfunctional and disjointed family that never gave me a sense of belonging that others experience. As an adult I’ve been able to build good relationships with all my siblings and that makes me very happy.
But it’s the family I created for myself that makes me happiest. Nothing gives me more joy than the regular casual get-togethers that we have. They are my reason for being.