Monday, October 21, 2019

Resting on Monday

I felt tired and sleepy by 12:30 a.m., last night, but, by the time I cleaned the litter box, said my nightly prayers and blessed the house (I go around from room to room, chanting a blessing and sprinkling blessed water; it's a nightly ritual), etc., it was around 1:30 a.m. when I went to bed.  I got up once, around 6:30 a.m., and, again, at 9:30 a.m., but I let myself sleep in, till noon, because I knew I needed the rest.  I decided that Monday would be a day of rest.

In the afternoon, the doctor's office called to confirm tomorrow's appointment.  After that, I drove to the library to return the one book I couldn't renew online (it had a hold placed on it).  I didn't borrow any new books because I still haven't finished reading the other books I borrowed!

After I came home, I worked my way down my To Do list, until it was all done, with little breaks in between. It was a lovely, October fall day, southern California style, with an afternoon high of 95F!  My kind of weather!  LOL!

Friend R called in the evening to check on me and to tell me how much she enjoyed herself at the prayer gathering.  She thanked me and I told her it was I who should thank her for all help!

Today, I am grateful for:
- Being able to sleep in
- A productive afternoon and evening
- A safe drive to the library and back
- Friend R's phone call
- Chatting with my daughter

Today's joyful activities were sleeping in and watering the garden.

Monday's To Do List:
- Lint roller (to remove cat fur) and recover the sofas with dust sheets - DONE
- Put away the bottles of drinks - DONE
- Put away the laundry - DONE
- Do another load of laundry - DONE
- Return the library book that couldn't be renewed - DONE
- Water the garden - DONE
- Take the trash cans and recycling bins out to the curb for pick up on Tuesday - DONE

Tuesday's To Do List:
- Doctor's appointment in the morning
- Bring in the empty trash cans
- Change my bed sheets
- Dust my bedroom
- Water the house plants

How was your Monday?  What are your plans for Tuesday?

8 comments:

  1. I'm having an easy day today. Probably a reaction to all the recent stress!

    I hope your doctor's appointment goes well for you. I'll keep my finger crossed and say a little prayer. xx

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    1. Glad you are taking it easy, today, Eileen.

      Thank you. The appointment went well. She was concerned about a couple of my blood test results and wants me to do a follow up blood test. Depending on the results of that, she will recommend a few changes to my medications. I have to be fasting for that, so, I'll do it, tomorrow.

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  2. A relaxed day where you also got everything done on your to do list. Sounds just right. Good luck tomorrow with your appointment.

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    1. Thank you, Live and Learn. Doctor's appointment went well and I got the flu shot. :)

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    2. Good to hear your appointment went well. I got my flu shot a couple of weeks ago when I got my allergy shot. I think my whole family has had them now.

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    3. That's good. I need to remind my daughter to go and get hers!

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  3. I'm not surprised you were so tired after all your hard work. I'm glad you took the time to rest up. X

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    1. Thank you, Jules. It's a reminder that I need to pace myself!
      I'm getting older and tiring more quickly!

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