I’m just taking a short break right now. I’m in the process of cleaning the entire house, which is weird.
It’s weird because it’s my weekend and I should be resting. I still have 6 more days of work on the night shift and then unemployment. Meaning I will have plenty of time to clean and do anything I wish in a week or so.
Yet, I felt like cleaning. And it feels so good. I still have the laundry to do and to vacuum every inch of the house.
After that, I can watch a movie or some cartoons if I feel like it.
And, yes. This is a post dedicated to cleaning. I feel so proud of myself when things are clean and nice.
I don’t even know how to start this post. I think I should be happy, but I can’t seem to feel a little uneasy as well. It might be from the weather (we’re in June and it’s still cold and gloomy) or from being tired (I work on the night shift now).
I just quit my job. I have one more month at work (last day of work is on the 22nd of July). I did promise myself that I will not work longer than 2 years in customer service, and I should be proud for keeping that promise. But, I will miss my co-workers/friends and it feels I will not find people like them anywhere else.
It’s funny because at the first job I had, I loved what I was doing by not the people that I’ve worked with. And now, I love the people I work with but I hate the job. I should make a new promise to myself to not lose touch with my friends.
And there’s more..
We (me and Johnny) are officially living alone. Yup, just the two of us and Marlanu’.
I can honestly say I haven’t had a cooked meal in almost 2 weeks. That’s my only complaint. Not only that I don’t have time (because of the night shift), but I never actually cooked meal that involved more than potatoes and meat. So, at the moment I’m on Google looking for easy and quick recipes, like chicken soup. I also have to find recipes that Johnny would eat. After all, he’s a fussy eater while I could eat anything.
There is also the cleaning (which I love!), shopping (groceries and things needed in the house), making sure all is paid on time and the usual stuff that involves keeping up an household.
I’ve been a busy bee today. I’m proud to say I completed every task I set my mind on and even a little extra. I may be a long way till the end result, but I’m still happy.
I had work today, after work a short visit to the in-laws and back home. I finished ironing clothes for the next week, still have another batch prepared for tomorrow. I’ve cleaned our closet and it’s so nice now that I can find something without digging in a pile of clothes.
Somehow cleaning helps me relax but at the same time it kills my body. At least I am sure I will have a good night sleep.
~~~~ Cleaning Quote ~~~~
“But there is enough in life that has to be done, without vexing our souls and wearing out our bodies over work that is not essential either to the happiness or well-being of our fellow” – Mrs. Owev’s Cook Book and Useful Household Hints by F.E. Owens 1903