I haven’t the faintest what I did on Saturday, but I borked my ankle something nice. It looks fine, but feels horrid — keeping it elevated is about the only thing that keeps it from aching (and even that, not all the time), and trying to straighten it or turn it to the side sucks. *sigh*
What did I do on Saturday? I got up at 10, ran around getting myself ready, had a massage for an hour, then went home and played video games all afternoon. Granted, I’m incompetent enough that I can get a sliver from dried chocolate, but seriously, a borked-out ankle from sitting on a couch all afternoon? It’s about time to give up on my body, ’cause I think it’s thrown in the towel.
I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about various relationship-related issues over the last few days. I had dinner with the AB the other night; it was the first time we’d seen each other in about 8 months. Oddly… the evening went fairly well, but it’s left me with various memories and other thoughts over the last few days. Good memories, but… hrm.
Several months ago, the DB had a dream that I was cheating on him, and it bothered him when he woke up. Understandable; I’ve had some crappy dreams myself. Well, sometime last week, I had a dream that he was being hard-core pursued by a nursing student, who hated me because I was with him — and he was considering leaving me for her (which he told me in the dream). Often when I wake up, he wakes up too, and so I shared this dream with him. His response? “Only one? Nursing students always travel in packs of four.” Yeah, we have different methods of reassuring each other. 😛
Although, to be honest, I’m the one regularly sticking my foot in my mouth. I had a cold last week, and now the DB’s dealing with it. Coincidentally, the AB has a cold as well — so I told DB last night that if it made him feel better, the AB had a cold too, and I was claiming responsibility. Apparently, telling your boyfriend that you’re claiming responsibility for an ex-boyfriend’s cold isn’t all that reassuring. Who knew?
I have to admit, I’m impressed with myself a bit this year. I’ve managed to finish pretty much all of my Christmas shopping, and I spent time yesterday wrapping everything. I still have to pick up a gift card for the DB’s father, finish the scarf I’m working on for the DB’s mom, and get some keychains for my uncle, but I’m miles ahead of where I normally am this time of year. Many of the gifts that I’m giving people came from the two craft shows I went to (including the citrus sea salt that I bought for the DB and gave to him early). I don’t feel that I have any real “wow” gift for the DB, but I’m just going to have to accept that I might not find something of the sort — especially since he’s being no help whatsoever for ideas (“I don’t want anything; save the money you’d spend on my gift for our trip”). Ah well.
In other news, work is driving me insane, bit by bit. I make a practice of not discussing work on my blog so as to minimize any kinds of problems, but let’s just drop one big hint that sort of summarizes things: one of my coworkers (who pulls shit like this daily), went into my boss’ office, crying, because she disagreed with how I’d placed commas and hyphens in a document that she had originated and I’d edited for web-posting/completeness.
Oh, how I wish I were kidding… god, some days I seriously miss retail.