It's Wednesday evening; I'm home from work, showered, and sat in bed in fresh bed sheets. It feels blissful to have an hour, sat in bed reading and scrolling online, feeling warm and cosy, after quite a busy few days in work.
There's murky grey clouds outside, there's no brightness, and it's raining. It's actually raining quite hard now.
Gemma's next to me, lying down, scrolling and reading her news app on her phone. We've been debating how to magic up an actual meal for dinner given that we forgot to get the mince out the freezer this morning that we'd planned on eating tonight, and we're now toying with the idea of getting a curry delivered. We don't ever really have back up food in the house as we don't keep a big stock in our home kitchen as we eat all our breakfast and lunch meals at work.
Work's felt a bit uphill today; it's got to that time of the year again, the change in seasons does it, where lots of people who come in as our customers seem full of cold and snuffly. Kids who are off school ill are brought in for hot chocolates and breakfast, and all I'm left thinking is please don't be contagious as I really don't want to be ill/being self-employed means no-one pays me if I'm sick and off work! Don't know about anyone else, but when I was ill from school, I was in bed and asleep, and if I was well enough to be dressed I was put on that bus and shipped off to school!
Anyway, the change in seasons, and the colds lurking, have meant I craved an extra slow evening tonight in a bid to ensure I don't feel shitty tomorrow. IS THIS WHAT SELF-CARE IS? Just doing what I felt I NEEDED to do to make sure I'm in my best shape for tomorrow's me...
So, a shower, and a sit in bed has helped, and I'm soon going to consult Gem and see if we've concluded on the dinnergate discussion!
Have a lovely Wednesday evening to anyone who's read this very random post about how I am, and where I'm sat, right now, in this very moment.