Hello. I’m off today. Here are some updates.
8:00am Breakfast & Book:
Not pictured: me vacuuming up the dirt from the succulent Penelope knocked over while chasing her tail on a windowsill.
9:00am: Exercise Around the World Time!
Kukuwa African Dance Fitness!
Leila Isaac Bellydance Abs!
Give Me Five Thailand Kpop Dance Fitness!
10:00am: Porch Hangs with Wet Hair Kid
“I’m taking pictures of everything I do on my day off.”
“Wow. That’s so cool,” Chooch said dryly.
Then he ditched me for Blake so it became Solo Porch Hangs until the sun started burning my arm so then it became Couch Hangs as I read more of my book.
11:30am: Morning Snack
Half pink grapefruit, longan, dates.
Not pictured: me scouring Chooch’s garbage dump bedroom in search for his swim trunks so he can go swimming over Haley’s dad’s house; also I finished my book.
Also not pictured: Me walking into Drew’s trajectory as she attempted to leap from the stool to the coffee table, resulting in her giving my right calf a nice deep scratch, and then having to clean up a container of cat treats which she knocked off the dining room table. This is a great day off work so far!!
12:00pm: CATCHING UP ON NEW KPOP VIDEOS, STARTING A NEW BOOK, & SURPRISE VISIT FROM HENRY
Henry sits amidst the cat playground.
Not pictured: Henry is also unable to locate Chooch’s swim trunks.
1:00 POST-SECOND-WORKOUT LUNCH TIME
I was bored and did a kickbox abs workout on Popsugar and now I’m eating a salad which henry had to help me with before leaving to go back to work. I’m relaxing and starting “Patsy,” because I just realized it’s due to be returned in 2 days—ugh library deadlines! Keeping me under pressure!! I love to be stressed.
3:30ish: CHAI LATTE WALK
After spending most of the 2:00 hour researching side dishes around the world for our unAmerican 4th of July celebration (I mean, it’s only gonna be the three of us), I wanted a chai latte and made the mistake of walking to Muddy Cup, where the new-to-me young girl working was not wearing a mask, so that’s cool, and also I forgot that Muddy Cup uses that shitty liquid chai premix that Starbucks uses so it was not great.
You can tell by how light the color is!! Gross.
Oh well, at least I got in some steps. I guess now I will read some more.
4:30ish: IKEA TEXTS
Henry is at IKEA getting shit for the kitchen and I’m outside texting him more things to get while watching this lady spending the last 10 minutes examining my neighbor’s refuse:
She has gone through every drawer three times like she’s looking for a hidden cameo or treasure map.
Oh shit! I just realized what she’s doing. She’s removing all the handles/knobs. Fuck. I wish I had thought to do that.
5:00pm: STILL ON THE PORCH, I AM BORED
But I’m wearing my favorite Cure shirt :)
6:00PM: WAITING BY THE WINDOW
Chooch still hasn’t returned from swimming (in soccer shorts because his swim trunks have mysteriously disappeared without a trace; look for the upcoming made-for-Lifetime movie, is Lifetime even still a TV channel?) and Henry is still “at IKEA” allegedly never mind he just called me and he’s almost home thank god because Drew and I are attention STARVED.
(Penelope has been crashed out in Chooch’s room all day and could give a shit about what the rest of us are doing, so.)
Update! Henry is home with the IKEA stuff and when he was unloading everything into the house, TOURETTES came ambling last and spent a long time looking at this garbage:
Then! He had a conversation with HNC!!
He used to live in the house next to HNC and they are still friendly, I guess. I think I heard HNC call him Dave, who would have thought he has an actual name??!!
6:30PM: IS WHEN WE HAVE DINNER
Henry uses frozen cauliflower as the base for my smoothie bowls and it’s a freaking game changer.
7:00PM: WAITING FOR CHOOCH LIKE…
OMG HE’S HOME:
Also, I know this is shocking but it’s time for more exercise! But more specifically, ITS JILLIAN TIME!
(I’m an exercise addict; there were some I didn’t even account for on here today lol ugh my life is so rich.)
8:00PM: IT’S WIND DOWN TIME
Ok, I’m going to spend the rest of the night watching Booktube and eating fruit, and also getting on Henry’s nerves with my unAmerican 4th of July non-celebration.
Here he is on Amazon looking for a knopfli sieve in preparation for the weekend lol.
(Apparently he just needs a ricer which is funny because someone recently asked me at work if henry used one and I was like THE FUCK IF I KNOW, SON. Guess I have my answer now.)