I woke up at six, did ten minutes of yoga and five minutes of meditation and made breakfast. Took a quick look at e-mail which meant no time to work on the novel. I guess I’ll never learn. I started looking at the lessons for the publishing workshop and found that this week’s homework will be, um, pretty heavy. I’m excited about it but it will need quite a bit of time.
My husband showed up, we talked and that took, I don’t know, three hours? I would have preferred to spend a little less time on that. I went upstairs when the boy was about ninety minutes late for breakfast. I really wish he would adjust his bedtime and get up on time.
I got a message from my mother telling me that she will go home tomorrow and that my sister will be coming up to help my parents. I am beyond grateful to her for doing this. My mother will get help three times a week with things like taking a shower but is currently unable to even make herself a sandwich, much less do the grocery shopping, laundry or anything.
So I called my mother on the phone and we talked for half an hour. She is feeling a little better with less pain.
After that I walked to the health food store and then helped a little with cooking. Lunch was rather good:
I only had very little time until my first student. I taught her, had a short break, then taught some more and then went out to see my husband’s uncle and aunt. We hadn’t seen those two for a few years, due to the uncle’s health problem and it was really nice, sitting outside, having cake and talking. My last student canceled, so I didn’t have to tear myself away and they left right in time for dinner.
The boy and I watched an episode of ‚Enterprise‘ that was actually good for a change. Earlier that day he had suggested we’d become accountability buddies again for strength training, I want to do bodyweight exercises three times a week and he wants to add squats and chin-ups to his daily pushup-routine. That suggestion made me do twelve minutes of bodyweight training after doing a huge pile of dishes. I had help from both my husband and the boy this time.
I then started writing this post while yawning profusely, did most of my homework for the second day of the „special menu“-class, brushed my teeth and went to bed.
Answering all the emails and comments and such will have to wait until later today.
Today there will be running, more homework and class and maybe some sewing. I won’t give up hope!