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Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Mother knows best!


Although it's technically still half term, today was the first day since retiring that I had nothing planned - no outing outside of the home / no appointment to attend and so forth.  As such, then, today was the first test - how would I cope with all this spare time?

With my mother's sound advice ringing in my ears - I did try to pace myself - honest!

Woke up at 6:58am (this would normally be the latest that I could lie in until before setting off to work) and enjoyed a leisurely breakfast.  By 9am I had cleared the kitchen, loaded the dishwasher and tidied the table and chairs area in the garden ready for these long sunny meals!

I then set about making the bag pictured above - quite a simple design but loved the fabric since it reminded me of my Labrador  - Millie.  Phew - I needed a break so had a leisurely coffee and caught some rays - before washing down the walls of the conservatory with sugar soap and then rinsing them off - preparation for painting on Saturday.

After a healthy salad for lunch (no more "pack ups" - yay!) and a short afternoon nap (well!)  it was off back into the garden to mow the lawns before the rain appeared. 

With a dog walk at the beach to round the day off it has felt like a good day.  I could get to like this retirement lark!

Oh - and one more thing - today has been the first day for months that I have not taken any paracetamol for my headaches - RESULT!

2 comments:

  1. Sounds like a wonderful productive day...and all at your own pace....no clock watching either...the best kind of days! Great news about the headaches too! Love the weight and exercise charts!

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  2. I'm getting the hang of this blogging lark - its amazing what you can find out when you've got the time!

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