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Weekly Diary: 25th – 31st October 2021, I’m Back!

I’m back! Between staying at my parents and coming down with a bit of a bug I completely lost track of time and before I knew it my journal had fallen behind!

Monday 25th October 2021

Seeing as I fell asleep so quickly last night and stayed asleep I was ready to get up when my alarm went off. I got up and made a cups of tea and had a cereal bar for breakfast before getting dressed and ready for the day.

The first thing on my list to do was get a little bit of shopping for the next few days so I headed off down to Aldi. It was raining on and off but I luckily just about missed each of the showers by the time I got back.

I chilled out for a little bit after putting my shopping away before heading into town as I had a few things I needed to get for Christmas. Town was actually quite busy but despite this I managed to get everything I needed.

Once I got home I had a quick chat with my Mum before I wrapped up the things I had bought. I pretty much spent the afternoon watching Wentworth before jumping in the shower.

I am going to have an early night tonight after reading for a bit as I am going into the office to work for the first time since March 2020!

Tuesday 26th October 2021

It felt very strange to have to get ready and go into work this morning as I was working in the office for the first time since March 2020!

I was quite groggy to begin with as I didn’t have time for my morning tea and I was trying to make sure I got into work a bit earlier so that I could swap my laptop over.

It was quite nice being in the office for a change and actually being able to speak to people face to face but I do think I prefer working from home.

The day went by quite quickly and before I knew it it was time to pack up and head to the bus stop to get the bus home.

When I got home I had some dinner and a bit of chat before heading off to crash for the evening.

Wednesday 27th October 2021

It was my day off today although I forgot to turn my alarms off so I work up a bit earlier than I had wanted to. However despite this I stayed in bed dozing for a little while before eventually getting up and dressed.

I decided to head straight out for a walk and get out into the fresh air to wake myself up a bit.

Once I got back I had a quick cups of tea and breakfast.

My day consisted of flicking through my uni work, getting overwhelmed and watching Wentworth instead.

I have come to the conclusion today that I really need to get my routine back in order and stick to it when I am away too so that I can keep on top of everything that I need to do.

Thursday 28th October 2021

When my alarm and light turned on this morning I could have quite happily stayed in bed for a while longer.

As soon as I got out of bed I got dressed, made a cup of tea and had a quick breakfast.

The day seemed to go by quite slowly compared to working in the office.

Late morning I had a bit of drama where my watch overheated and burnt my arm. It had done a few strange things over the last couple of weeks and had overheated a few times. I rang O2 and they have arranged for a replacement to come tomorrow.

The rest of the day went by without anything too exciting happening.

After I finished work I rang my parents for a quick chat.

I cannot wait for this week to be over with and I can see Marysia next week. This time of year always seems to be really crazy for us so that we struggle to see each other.

Friday 29th October 2021

Considering I have been on a day off today, I have been quite busy.

When I first woke up it was absolutely chucking it down so I decided to wait it out for a bit to go on my walk. As a result I had a bit of a slow start to the day.

After I had had my breakfast and a cups of tea I hoovered my room and tidied up a little bit so I wouldn’t have any distractions whilst I was studying.

I managed to get a couple of hours of studying done before getting ready to go out for a walk and get some study snacks from the shop. I thought I had timed it right to go during a break in the rain… I got absolutely soaked. It did feel very autumnal.

Once I got back I did a little bit more studying before making my lunch.

I had a quick catch up with my Mum before getting back to studying.

I have managed to get back up to date with my coursework and submitted my assignment which I wasn’t expecting to get done today so I am happy that I have!

My evening is going to be spent watching the last episode of Wentworth and then I will read for a while before heading to bed.

Saturday 30th October 2021

When my alarm went off this morning I was not prepared to get up. I spent a little bit of time flicking through Facebook before eventually getting out of bed and making a cups of tea.

My head felt a bit stuffy and headachy so I did a lateral flow test to be on the safe side (it was negative) took some paracetamol and got dressed.

Once I was ready for the day I got set up for work and read for a little bit.

It felt like the day dragged a little bit, which probably wasn’t helped by the fact I wasn’t feeling 100%.

My evening has been pretty chilled, I had a nice hot shower, spent a bit of time reading and also tidied up a little bit.

I need to put some more cream on the burn on my wrist and then I will be getting cosy to hopefully finish the book I am reading.

Sunday 31st October 2021

I was so glad the clocks went back last night as I definitely needed that extra hour in bed.

I didn’t give myself too long between getting up and getting ready for working so I was pretty much up, dressed and working today.

It was quite busy but that helped time to go by quite quickly until I started clock watching this afternoon and then time seemed to stand still.

I was so glad when the clock hit 7 and I was finished for the day!

I have a bit of a later start tomorrow which I am looking forward to.

The rest of my evening will probably be spent reading my book and chilling out before having a relatively early night.

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