I was awake about at eleven o’clock, and decided to get up right away because I knew that lying in my bed dreaming away would not make my dreams come true.
It’s weird, I know that the only way you can deal with housework or homework is simply doing them, no matter how much it hurts, but sometimes lying in bed feels better.
I took my morning medicine and changed from my nighties into my bathrobe. I drank two cups of coffee, and then I decided to have a proper wash and dab lotion on my face; nowadays every morning when I get up, the skin on my face and especially around my mouth is so dry that it hurts when I flex my face and the little crinkles open.
I wore yesterday’s clothes, my new olive green blouse and the black trousers that Suavecita gave me. I also wore a heart- shaped pendant around my neck.
I logged in to the online bank service to check out the balance of my account, it has become a part of my everyday routine. And what do you know, I had received 85 euros! I didn’t know if it was supposed to be next week’s allowance, or just good luck after reblogging the Money Birb on Tumblr, but I paid for my Netflix subscription for another month, and decided to go shopping later today.
I received a birthday card from Gaia_Child in the mail, she had also sent me some cute pictures of animals. I am going to tape them on my collage walls.
Now that it was Friday, I replaced the towels and took the sheets off my bed and put them into the laundry basket, and put my blanket, pillow, and mattress to the balcony.
Mirette left at noon, we agreed to meet again tomorrow when we celebrate the new year.
My H&O worker came to visit me. We filled out some forms, I washed the dishes and knitted a blanket quilt all the while talking to her. I was really happy after I had finished washing the dishes; it’s always the same, the huge honkin’ pile of dirty dishes feels like a huge chore, but after it’s finally finished, I feel happy and satisfied.
After the H&O worker left, I took a train east and visited the bank to withdraw the money.
Another customer strike up a chat with me, we had a good time.
I withdrew the money, and then I took a train to Helsinki.
I went to Hennes & Mauritz in Forum shopping center and bought a dress (pine green, sleeveless, long skirt, patterned with tiny translucent squares), a blouse (turtleneck, black and white and turquoise and pink horizontal stripes, long sleeves, decorated with lurex), a tank top (grey with small white and pink flowers and the print “Not My Fault”), a necklace for myself, and some gifts for my friends Alene, Zoya, and Michi. Here’s to hoping they will like them.
I took a bus back home, on my way there my friend Emjuso called me and asked if she and Elyseé can have a sleepover at my home, they were going to sing karaoke. I said it’s alright, I would be happy seeing my friend Elyseé again after she moved up north. I have missed her so much.
I went to the department store in the shopping mall to buy a can of freshly squeezed organic orange juice, and then I went home.
I washed three loads of laundry, including my new clothes, the shirt from RedBubble and the clothes I had bought today, and the towels and bed sheets.
Later the night Emjuso called me and told me there had been a change of plan, Elyseé was going to have a sleepover at her parents. I said it’s alright, and later we agreed that they could always come over to my home for a little coffee tomorrow before I go see Mirette.
I spent the evening watching classic Doctor Who episodes, the ones with Tom Baker and Jon Pertwee.