Today was the first day in months that I can say I truly felt 100% relaxed, no underlying anxiety about anything, and I haven’t even had the Sunday night blues!
I slept this morning until I woke up on my own (about 9:30 am), took my time on a walk with Marley, and had a leisurely morning watching those Sunday morning news update shows. It is so sad what has happened in Arizona. I know they say the suspect was mentally ill, and that just makes me realize that as far as we have come in this country with treatment of mental illness and awareness of it we still have a long way to go. I am in no way condoning what he did – we are all responsible for our actions, and for seeking help when we need it, but it makes me wonder, “could it have been prevented?”
I got a lot done around the house; laundry, cleaning the bathroom, cleaning out the fridge (eww). I decided to continue the theme of leisure in the afternoon by watching, “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”. Great movie but it was dark and with subtitles and I fell asleep 45 minutes into it. I woke up 2 hours later (I did say the theme of the days was
Walked Marley and headed over to mom and dad’s for dinner and then came home and watched the rest of the movie.
Not an active day but a perfectly rejuvenating day!