You still have to be involved in blog worthy activities: cooking, reading piles of books and magazines, scattering fresh flowers throughout your house and redecorating. Apparently steam cleaning is hot.
I don't know whether to blame my inertia on February itself, the lingering traces of my cold, or my new ability to relax.
3 and a 1/2 months of not smoking has allowed me to linger longer in bed on my days off. For years, rain or shine, I was up around 6:00am, dripping the espresso inside and lighting up my first non filter cigarette of the day outside.
Without my body screaming for nicotine I sleep till 7:30 or 8:00, and upon awakening bring my coffee back to bed and allow myself an half hour or more of reading, relaxing and just lazing about.
And with the dog fully recuperated from her surgery I can enjoy a big lump of fragrant fur curled up and snoring on my feet.
You may have been wondering how the elf is doing. We missed out on seeing him for 2 weeks due to my cold and then his parents'. Finally last Friday we met and went out for sushi.
Two weeks are a long time in a newborns development.
He's grown a mustache!