Slept the afternoon away

So yesterday I basically slept the day away. After dinner, I went to bed, and I was reading my book trying to finish it.
I fell asleep 2 chapters in. So I turned it off. And I slept.
I woke up at 5 PM, ate a sandwich, and then went right back to bed again
I was sooo tired. I needed the sleep.
This morning, I feel great. All the sleep did me good. I was up early, have eaten breakfast, and now am ready to take on today.
Sometimes you just need to be kind to yourself. Sometimes you need to look out for you. Mind yourself and be gentle with yourself.
I’m glad I did that yesterday.

Music Monday:self care and love

I decided this week to participate in music Monday self care and love, run by Bee over at the bee writes.

Rules for participating are as follows:

1.~ I invite you to appreciate yourself!
2.~ Don’t worry if you are not part since the beginning. You can join anytime! We are looking forward to meeting you!
3.~ Preferably appreciate yourself at the beginning of the week but if that does not fit, feel free to choose another time.
4.~ I invite you to do this with music and to explore a self-care activity
5.~ Feel free to write a blog post about your experiences but it is perfectly fine if you just do it for yourself or if you share in the comments
6.~ Also, feel free to incorporate self-care into your everyday life.
7.~ If you write a post please leave your link here in the comments that we all have the chance to cheer you on!
8.~ Go and visit your fellow self-care explorer’s posts & blogs
9.~ I’ll share a round-up & invitation post with a self-care activity & suggestion on what sort of music to share on Sunday afternoons.
10.If you want to share your journey in a more private setting: Feel free to join the Google Group:

First, music. I am listening to a lot of great music lately. This is one song that I love. I love Ed Sheeran. This Ed song makes me happy every time I hear it.

What am I gonna do this week for a self care activity? Well, Bee recommended some great reads in her latest post. I encourage you to take a look at it to get some great suggestions for new self improvement books to read.

For myself, I think I am going to start reading you are a badass by Jen Sincero! It looks like a great read! And I think I’d enjoy it immensely!

And we can all use a little self improvement, right?

Right! So that’s on my to read list this week! 😀

I hope ya’ll have a fab Monday! Remember, be a badass!

The weekend!

Tomorrow my mom and sister are going camping, without us. I decided I wouldn’t go. Its not my thing, really.
I will stay at my parents though for the weekend with my dad. I plan on catching up with friends this weekend. I plan on visiting Norma on Saturday, and my friend Rose on Sunday. Monday will be a rest day, unless I decide to go to the movies with some of the members of the basement club, I am still thinking about it.
I will miss my mom this weekend. My dad is not the easiest to get along with. I always prefer to have my mom here. Also its a big thing for me to say I will miss her. A year or to ago I’d have never said that. So yeah progress!
Im planning on having a nice weekend though. I will also put some self care activities in to help me cope. Some nice hot showers, time to read, watch some tv, a treat for the kids, blogging, etc.

Question of the day

Do you find practicing self care hard and why? What do you do for self care activities?

For me I find self care to be a challenge. I try hard to do it though even when it seems to be difficult. I find doing some self care things really helps boost my mood and it helps me not to feel so depressed.
How about you?


Goals for Tuesday

i have just a couple of goals for tuesday.
im taking it easy although from my schedule it seems like i wont be doing much taking it easy even though i feel like i sorta will.
anyway, my goals…

take meds
go get my 3 monthly shot
eat a healthy breakfast, lunch and dinner
go volunteering
go visit my friend, and do some training with her
read a few chapters of my book
talk to my mom on the phone
make an appointment for nitro at the vets
exercise a little bit, maybe do the workout on my phone
have an early night if possible