Weekend Wrap-Up

Weekend wrap-up

wrapping paper, ribbon, and twine

Here’s what happened in my life over the past week:

  • My energy has been low, but I’ve tried to just push through it.  It’s been most noticeable when I’ve been out for walks, and even a short walk is really tiring.
  • I finished the first version of my trauma account.
  • I got my balcony garden planted.
  • I’ve made good progress on spring cleaning.
  • I found out my massage therapist will be moving in a couple months to a clinic in another city, so I’ll have to get comfortable with a new therapist.
  • There were things a couple of people said that were triggering, but I was able to let it bother me for a while and then let it go.  I’m trying to wrap my head around the idea that someone responding in a lukewarm way to something I’ve said doesn’t necessarily mean it’s a rejection of me as an entire person.
  • One of my employers is really shitty.  I work casual, and under the union contract shifts are supposed to get offered to casuals in order of seniority.  I’ve discovered that there are shifts over the next couple of weeks that I should have been offered, but they just didn’t call me.  This has happened before, and I complained to the union, but they couldn’t be bothered following up on it.  At this point I don’t think it’s worth the stress that it would cause me to pursue it.
  • One of my favourite clothing stores was having a good sale, so I decided to indulge in some pretty spring dresses.  I do almost all of my clothes shopping online because I don’t feel very comfortable in stores.  I’ve been trying to put more effort into my appearance lately, not because I necessarily care how I look to other people but more as a sort of self-care strategy.
  • Two of my guinea pigs are having some gastrointestinal problems.  I have some medicine left over from a while back, and I’m hoping it will clear up and not turn into something bigger.  Any time Oreo is bothered about something she leaps into action as a hairdressing phenom, and she has recently given her sister Cookie a mullet.

guinea pig with a mullet


How has your week been?



17 thoughts on “Weekend wrap-up”

  1. Awww!! So sorry about the guinea piggies!! I hope they get better soon!! My puppy, Sammy Samson, needs to go to the vet himself–he was acting bad earlier this week, and I just last night noticed a huge gash on his tummy. 🙁 It’s healing well–scabbed over, no sign of infection–but I’ll have to take him to the vet regardless, in case he hurt himself on one of our fence’s rusty nails, which could cause tetanus. He’s behind on his shots anyway. Keep us posted about your guinea pigs!!

    I’m glad you bought some new dresses!! yay!!

  2. Your guinea pig is cute. I’ve thought sometimes about getting a pet, but it’s not feasible in the flat I currently live in. I hope the sick guinea pigs get well soon.

    Sounds like you had quite a productive week.

  3. Looks like you’ve been keeping busy! As someone who is currently not in employment (after a career break), I know that having things scheduled in a day – even if just a small thing or two – is *really* crucial. Well done!

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