Goodbye, April and May,
and hello June. Yup, skipped a month again, but let’s be honest, it’s not like a lot happened. Or was able to happen. What a shitty year 2020 has been so far. But despite everything that is going on – which is definitely a lot – I’m doing good. Which feels weird to write, cause I know that a lot of people are not. It’s just all really crazy, but who am I telling this. I guess we’ve all realized that by now.
So obviously I didn’t really have a lot going on with lockdown and all. Although it didn’t feel like a full lockdown in Germany since we were always allowed to leave the house, go for walks and lots of shops were open. So at least in the countryside, I didn’t find it so bad. I’m not so much out and about anyway and was already used to working from home. And since I still live with my family, I wasn’t alone either. Although the situation has of course brought some problems on, I do feel privileged in this unusual situation.
Even though things have eased up, I’m still social distancing as much as possible, don’t hang out with people indoors and all that jazz. I take this very seriously and get upset over everyone that doesn’t. Occasionally, I go grocery shopping, I went into a clothing store like twice but that wasn’t super fun. In general, I find going to stores a bit stressful now, so I don’t go often. I go to physical therapy once a week and grab the occasional Starbucks drink and some Chinese takeout. That’s about it.
I had some fun video calls with friends and I absolutely loved it. Totally looking forward to more of them. Honestly, I had so much fun during every single one of them and I didn’t even have to get ready or leave the house for it. I call that a win. And I met up with my bestie here and there to go for walks with the dogs or some ice cream but that’s pretty much it for my social life.
But with all this time, I can at least focus more on all my hobbies. I’ve done a lot of scrapbooking and definitely made a little progress with reading. Unfortunately, blogging just never seems to fit in which is a shame, but I still have hope. I just have to catch the writing fever again. I also worked on a little project, meaning I repainted an old desk I inherited from my grandparents and that turned out beautifully.
I also went absolutely crazy with online shopping. Oh, the things you think you need… But you know what? I had to cancel my trips for this year and well, why not buy some pretty things with some of the money. I now have a ton of new clothes and no place to wear them, so expect me to look amazing while strolling through the aisles at the grocery store.
So that’s it. I honestly don’t have anything exciting to say but that’s ok. Life can’t always be filled with fireworks. Maybe June will bring a bit more action, since I will have 2,5 weeks off and not fly to the US, and I’m not planning on just sleeping through the days. I’ll think of some things to do, mainly outside things probably, and of course, go about my hobbies. As sad as I am about not going on a trip I wanted to go on for 23 years, it will be ok and I’m looking forward to lots more me-time. Cause I like being around myself.
Try not to get overwhelmed by the craziness that is 2020. Spend a day watching Disney movies. Educate yourselves on important topics. Have an open mind and an open heart. Reach out to people you haven’t seen in a long time. Be kinder to one another. And please, stay safe.
Tons of love,
♡ video calls ♡ old furniture ♡ online shopping ♡ Loungefly Disney backpacks ♡ all my new shoes ♡ sheet masks ♡ my doggies cute little face ♡ Starbucks ♡ days when my back isn’t all bad ♡ reading ♡ supporting important causes ♡ scrapbooking ♡ ice cream ♡ providing my friends with toilet paper ♡ bbq ♡ nature in bloom ♡ new arts & crafts supplies ♡ cake ♡ Chinese takeout ♡ the quiet of the woods ♡ cute stickers ♡ me-time ♡ lemon iced tea ♡ the sound of rain ♡ car rides with good music ♡ informing yourselves on important topics ♡ long voice mails ♡ mom cooking my favorite food for me ♡ walks with a view ♡ organizing stuff ♡