I am thrilled to report that today was a GOOD day. Yes, it was completely necessary and appropriate to capitalize every letter in the word “good” and use bold font, because (as my fellow spoonies will understand) days like this can be few and far between.
I woke up to my alarm clock at 9:00 am, which I reluctantly set on a Sunday, because I knew I had plans for the day and without an alarm, I inevitably sleep until well after 12:00 pm and sometimes all day long.
I started my daily routine, beginning with my morning meds and drinking coffee and smoking cigarettes (I know, I know … I am trying to quit and will hopefully succeed soon) while waiting for them to kick in and the worst A.M. pain levels to subside. Luckily that happened relatively quickly.
Billy and I watched Sunday Morning and Face The Nation and then I took a shower and got ready to go visit my Mom. Unfortunately, my Dad had to work all weekend (again) but even though I missed spending time with him, I enjoyed spending time with my Mom and was glad to keep her company, as she often gets lonely on the weekends that Dad has to work. Continue reading