You know when you’re at work and you spend the whole time thinking about how much stuff you could get done if you didn’t have a job? Like, you think you would totally get up and go to the gym, make buttermilk pancakes from scratch followed by a big batch of fresh strawberry jam that you could pass around to your neighbors, all while organizing your over flowing desk drawer with cute little colored files in one hand and catching up on summer reading in another.
And then, you get some time off and what do you do? You wake up at 10AM, stumble into the kitchen for some cereal and watch Law & Order SVU re-runs for 5 hours. Or at least, that’s what I keep doing. And every day I tell myself, “Alright, today is my last day to just chill out for a while. Tomorrow I am going to get SOME. SHIT. DONE.”
And that has summed up my life for the last week. It has to stop. Soon. I thought today was going well when I got myself to a spin class by 8:15AM, but all that really did was give me an excuse to nap away the rest of the day. (I worked out for a whole HOUR! Surely I can’t be expected to do MORE THAN THAT?)
Tomorrow! Tomorrow I am going to be out of pajamas before 10AM and avoid the TV and I am going to get my food from my kitchen and not from the In-N-Out drive through. And then I’m going to clean my car, make a lunch date with friends, sweep the floors, organize my desk, bake cookies and reply to all the emails in my inbox.**
**This is all depending on what SVU marathon is on tomorrow. Old episodes from the early years? No thanks, I’d rather clean. New episodes focusing on twisted family drama? My butt will be glued to the sofa ALL FREAKING DAY.
To anyone out there that actually has their shit together and doesn’t face problems like mine:
2) I sort of hate/am jealous of/don’t understand you
3) What are your secrets?