I’ve been doing work stuff this morning and I’m going for a walk in a few minutes. I have four private lessons this afternoon starting at 1 and ending at 4 via Zoom. The private lessons aren’t so bad it’s mostly the groups I’m still not confident managing. I’m resolved to eat healthier, exercise more and stick to a schedule better this week. Trying to not feel like my entire life is one big doomed blur.
Monday, April 13
Sunday, December 29
As you already know, I love my still morning times. I love the peacefulness and the slow sunrise. I get my best ideas in the morning perhaps because there are fewer distractions. I indulge in my silent alone time. I have been sleeping very well lately on my comfie gel-infused memory foam therapedic super squishy mattress topper, my foam wedge pillow with my dog-bone-shaped neck pillow and my vaporizer going misting eucalyptus essential oil and my Bill Maher Real Time podcasts playing on low. Good sleeping in that big super dark bedroom.
My nightly routine includes a whirlpool tub bath or warm steamy shower, exfoliating with a nubby washcloth, retinol & vitamin C facial cream rubbed in really well, flushing my sinuses with warm salt water with the water pik on gentle, using my Flonase spray, flossing my teeth, brushing with whitening tooth paste, rinsing my teeth with minty fluoride rinse, putting dry skin cream on my neck, chest, arms, legs, feet, putting on fluffy socks and soft stretchy pajamas, pulling my hair back in a big thick soft hair crunchy and lastly putting on a spritz or two of lemon balm essential oil. I’m pretty high maintenance but that all helps me sleep better. I also will use my nebulizer before bed if I remember.
Today Casey is coming over to watch the last Bears game with Mike. We’re going to the store in a while to buy stuff to make sub sandwiches. I don’t think I’m going to hang around and watch it with them. The Bears suck and I can’t stand it. I’m thinking I’ll go to the lodge and work out and swim. That sounds good.
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