Hi there. Gosh ... sorry you had to work yesterday, but glad that you get today to recover! When I worked at the hospital I always got stuck with holiday shifts because I was the "new one". It's interesting that you can't sell alcohol on Christmas ... I would think that would be one of the BIG days! lol.
I had a great Christmas Eve evening with my family ... even though my hubby was sulking ... I got some great pics of my kids, Dad, Mom, lots of informal family snapshots ... and they are the best family pics we have! Yesterday was a day of big breakfast (sweet rolls, fried oysters and screwdrivers are family tradition ... are we weird or what?!?!) Then it was home for a big nap and a quiet day of kids playing with new stuff ....
I am finding myself missing my oldest son today .. he is off to spend the day (and night!) with the family of his girlfriend. My middle son is enjoying the fact that my paretns got our family a Wii ... so he has a friend over and they are playing some kind of fishing game. Hubby took the youngest out for the afternoon .. to see a movie and visit a relative that I don't speak to anymore.
I have gotten a little housework done ... but find myself feeling kind of numb and sore and unmotivated. I am also wanting to eat .. a lot ... which is not standard for me. Generally when I am low I don't eat much of anything ... I just don't think about it. My assistant at work made a huge box of homemade cookies for me .. she knew that I hadn't had time to do any baking, and that I have kids that love cookies ... so we have nibbled on that amazing gift all weekend. (I have so many things to be thankful for .. really!)
My fibromyalgia is giving me a fit too .. I think that when I have time off I realize how sore I really am. I could hardly get out of bed today ... and that customary 'hour or two' of moving around in the morning just never really let go. I have the fog too .. like I am drugged .. though I'm not. My dad started taking Lyrica recently ... I have put it off for a long time ... maybe I need to reconsider though. That being said, I am thankful that I don't have to be at work today ... and hope that I'll be less sore (or too busy to realize how sore I am) by the time Monday rolls around.
I think the bears know what they are doing .. we should all have the luxury or eating til we're pudgy, then curling up and napping straight through winter! Doesn't that sound fantastic? lol. I mean really, you never see a BEAR shoveling snow or worrying about getting to work when there is ice on the road! ;)
Here's to hoping for an extra grin and time to relax this week! We all deserve a little break, huh? cheers!