"Nope. End of the road for me, friend. Time to carry me."
This was me today, all day.
24 years old. Queer. Indiana/New York. BA in Gender Studies. Counseling student. Germanophile, writer, reader (see my books here), feminist, runner, writer, lover, Nerdfighter. More about me :) In recovery from an eating disorder & PTSD, living with depression. Trigger warnings always apply, please take gentle care. What's up, babycakes?
today: up too early. work on paper (references and little edits). breakfast, shower, campus. meeting 10 - 11. work on adolescent development paper. lunch. class 1 - 3:30 (share Earl Grey tea shortbread cookies, turn in final paper, get info regarding next week’s exam). break: chill or work on ad. dev. paper. adolescent development 4 - 5:15 (hear other peoples’ paper presentations). back to library to work on ad. dev. paper more (and paper presentation!). home. dinner. skim multiculturalism readings, walk, and early to bed. (pilates if time allows?)
today: up late. breakfast. shower & nails. clean apartment. cook lunch. lunch w/ David. head to campus. read for ethics. adolescent development 4 - 5:15. more ethics reading. head home. dinner. log an hour for SACS maybe? read for fun w/ tea. brush up and bed early-early.
Highland Coos out in the wilds of Caithness
today: up super late because tired. pray and tea. shower and campus. class 9:30 - 12. meeting for work sort of, at 12:15. home. lunch. yoga. drive to K’s house to babysit so she can go to a meeting. keep a sick 1-year-old entertained for a few hours. hand off baby to his dad and drive home. dinner & job-work. bed.
today: hit snooze five times. up. tea. pray. yoga (easy on the wrists!). shower & breakfast. campus. meeting @ 10. skim readings & lunch. class 1 - 3:30. tiny break. class 4 - 5:15. head over to David’s neck of the woods and do reading. home. dinner. monthly in-service for volunteer job in the evening. bed early.
p.s. please accept that you aren’t doing reading responses this week. they are only required 12/36 in adolescent dev. and 10/15 for multicultural so it is not the end of the world I repeat it is NOT THE END OF THE WORLD
New decision: I hate making wedding websites. Like, HATE. So David will do it.
Also, I made about twenty sample Save the Dates and I am done. Like are you kidding me? No. David, do your job. So, uh, he is finishing them and selecting the finalists and editing the rest.
I am going to go read my book, drink sparkling cider, and eat cheese puffs. Peace out.
Audrey Hepburn arrives at Idlewild Airport on TWA from Los Angeles with her dog Assam. Dec. 10, 1963
today: ughhh up at 5 am. check flight is on time. shower. dress. get ride to airport from David’s dad. hug, cry, etc. lug unbelievably heavy carry-on through security. flight #1: journal a bit, try and do some work. layover: grab food (REAL food that is — sandwiches? we have tons of cookies). flight #2: work or read for fun. grab suitcase and go to bus. bus home. another bus home…HOME! shower. throw on comfy clothes. organize apartment and settle in. WORK. dinner. MOAR WORK. bed early please I am le tired.
my sister just tried to ask me if i wanted to go to bed but instead it came out “Do you need to use the sleep?”
and then she just kinda looked really horrified at herself and whispered
"Maybe i need to use the sleep"