I had a long, long Saturday. I was doing more volunteer work for the police department, at the annual Just Play event from 9:30 am till 4:00 pm. I normally love working this, being outside all day, joking around with the kids who come up, free food, entertainment, etc.
Except this year it was absolutely miserable. It was really cold, very windy and for the first three and a half hours it just poured down rain. Thank goodness we were sharing a tent with the fire department this year so we didn’t get too wet. But we stood around and did nothing but get cold since no one was outside. I could barely feel my fingers to eat lunch from one of the food trucks!
The rain finally let up around 1:00 pm and while it was still quite cool out and the sun never did come out, people started arriving by the droves. I was insanely busy for the next three hours, getting about 100 kids in and out of the squad car, along with my other two volunteer friends. I ended up having a pretty good time! At the very end of the day I had my friend snap a pic of me….
By the time I got home I was utterly wiped out from being cold for 8 hours and then all the work with the kids. I think I was in bed by 9:00 pm!
I was an absolute slug on Sunday, barely mustering up enough energy to get out of my pajamas. :-) I watched TV, read a book, played on the computer. I definitely needed one day of downtime. I had an insanely busy week at work, then the volunteer event and I have another really busy three days ahead of me this week. Ugh. Really not looking forward to it.
So how was YOUR weekend?
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I had such a horribly bad Friday, weekend and most of Monday that I had no energy to do my regular write up.
My frustration and stress level was off the charts because of our oh-so-wonderful healthcare and insurance system. Did my sarcasm come through there? I spent three days fighting with my doctor’s office and my FMLA insurance people over paperwork that should have taken five minutes to fill out, then got into an argument with my husband over it, which meant we weren’t speaking all weekend. It was just a clusterfuck all around that took until nearly 3:00 pm yesterday to get resolved.
Which was just in time for me to start my first yoga class in over two years. Boy, did I need it after all that nonsense! I like the instructor, though she can’t compare to my old one. But the class was good. A bit different, slower, than I’m used to, but I will definitely go back again next week. I felt SO much better after class. I’ve missed that feeling. Though, good gosh, I’m sore this morning! LOL!
Work is gearing up to be crazy this week. Had meetings at our other building yesterday, which required travel, then I have a four hour seminar on Thursday, again off-site. Ugh.
Getting together with a work friend tonight to go see King Arthur, which should be fun and exactly what I need to decompress.
That’s about it from me right now. How was YOUR weekend?
Sat in the sun and read. Sat in the sun and did story edits. Binged-watched half of season five of Chicago Fire. Scribbled down notes for a fanfic story. Did some ebook marketing in between loads of laundry. Messed around with this totally nifty new jacket I got from ScotteVest.com. And completely forgot to go to the comic book store. D'oh!
How was YOUR weekend?
I’m sure it will be tougher next year, when he’ll have been my boss for an entire year and not just the last 4 months. But we’ll cross that bridge when we come to it. Right now I’ve got high marks AND a raise and I’m feeling good! :-)