There are a pile of dishes in the sink and the other day I changed my own light bulb. Believe me…it’s a good thing. Aside from realizing how inept I am at certain things, I am discovering just how awesome I really am at other things. The experience is nothing new except for the fact that these revelations have arrived at a very tumultuous point in my life.
There are a great many truths about learning to live alone.
First, one has to conquer severe loneliness. Unless you are a person who is totally adept at self-soothing, this can be a daunting task. For years I’ve managed to always have a busy-bee lifestyle that involved catering to Carlos and the whirlwind that his tempestuous life demanded. There were always people in the house and laundry lists of things he needed or appointments he had to keep.
Next, I’ve had to re-discover my interests. This sounds so benign, but I really had to find out how to while away the hours…Dexter Marathon anybody?
I’m continuing my education while sparking that part of me that’s in love with info by taking some FREE Coursera courses online. I’ve submitted my work to 2 online contests and I’m still trying to get better about going to the gym (epic fail this week…my bad) for yoga.
I think it’s about that time to indulge. Good night!