I woke up in a seriously blah mood today. Like seriously blah. I woke up to a text from a parent that my only lesson today wasn’t coming. And I went back to sleep after that. The next time I woke up was when my alarm went off. It was quickly followed by a phone call surrounding some difficulties at the job that ended back before Memorial Day.
But I did not want to get up. At all. I just had no energy and I no longer had anything planned for the day. Have you noticed how exhausting to have nothing to do? It kills me. I cannot stand it. Having no energy and no plans, I did the only thing I could think of. I got up and went for a walk and then started planning a very busy day.
While cooling down from my walk I started cleaning out my closet. I have way too many clothes. (Okay, I know that Sunny is going to remind me that her daughter has more clothes than I do, but, I have more clothes in there then I wear regularly, so in my opinion, that’s too many clothes.) In particular I have more clothes than I’m willing to pack and move all over. So, yeah, I got rid of three trash bags full of clothes. Two are going to GoodWill and the third is just trashed out clothes. I’m so happy. Seriously I got a huge endorphin rush from cleaning out my clothes. I’m not sure what that says about me…if you are, keep it to yourself unless it’s really complimentary.
Well, since I was already in a cleaning out mood and I had decided that I was going to go home in the evening to spend it with my family. (Top Chef: DC premier!) I decided to also pack up the books that I was going to leave at home with my family. Mostly some YA books that I want to keep for the future, but don’t want to move with me right now. Well, while I was doing that I started grabbing books that I don’t actually like at all. I ended up with two and a half bags of books and half a bag of dvds. Those went straight to Half Price to be sold.
At this point I drove out to where my mom works and stole her away for some shopping. Because nothing is better than some retail therapy. I picked out some cute outfits for July. When I’m meeting B’s parents. And brothers. And sister. All at once. For a week. There may be some anxiety over this meeting. But, I now have a cute outfit to fly in, a cute dress to wear to dinner, and another cute shirt that’s fun and dressy. And again the retail therapy works.
Overall I feel like I made a good turn around on today. Because, from today’s start it would have been easy to stay on the couch all day. And then I would have gone back to bed feeling as bad as when I got up. Instead, I exercised, cleaned, and got stuff ready for packing. Plus some shopping and spending the evening with my family. It’s been a good day!