I'm not going to lie. This Covid 19 thing has REALLY thrown me for a loop. I know it has really affected many people. I am just beginning to realize HOW much it has been messing with me.
My husband's company has had him working from home during the pandemic and let me tell you....I knew that was really changing the way we went about things. Really, in the beginning, I just thought he was in my way a lot. Just in the last month, I realized what was really going on.
When my husband used to leave home to go to work, he would wake up at 5, have coffee, shower and head to work, making it there by 7am. I would then wake up, get ready for my day By the time we met up after work, both of us had accomplished a good deal and could enjoy our evening.
Well....Now that my husband works at home, sometimes he gets up as late as 9am. He works from his computer and phone and when he gets a small break, he showers. I'm been completely in my routine waiting for him. UGH!! It could be 11 before I entered the bathing phase - and I am not doing anything until I am bathed. HALF of my day was missing EVERY day and I was becoming a not very nice person.
When school started, I began waking at 7am, bathing, then getting on with my day. I start laundry, run the dishwasher, and do all the necessary things that feel like a mountain to do (for me) after noon. And I feel so MUCH better. I just needed to get my own groove back. The house is cleaner, I am nicer, I started not wearing a messy bun EVERY day lol! I started walking again - I just can't tell you what a difference it has made with my attitude to have things completed in a timely and orderly fashion!
It's a new day! Let's seize it (while remaining safe - social distancing and mask wearing!) There are lots of things to mess with us right now, but we need to take every opportunity we can get to enjoy the things that we can! And I am going to!
I am a recently retired small town librarian living the dream in Montana in my boujee yet redneck kind of way. Married to a mining engineer and mother to two wonderful young men.