This weekend I had a staycation. I wanted to take a mini vacation and go visit the parents in CT, but my neck decided otherwise. I figured the best way to relax the muscle spasms was a staycation. So I camped out in my apartment all weekend. I watched season 2&3 of Dallas on dvd. I ordered food in. I slept 13-14 hours each day. I cuddled with the dog. It was amazing to do pretty much nothing.
Of course, I slipped in 15 minutes of vacuuming and 7 hours of paper edits for my novel. Hey the conference feedback had to be worked on or it would just keep rolling around in my head. Anyway, overall it was a do nothing weekend. Very little got accomplished from my mile long to do list. But guess what? The sky didn’t fall in. No one died. It was okay to let myself slack off a bit. I’m going to try to be a little easier on myself for a couple weeks. I was pushing way too hard for the past couple months. Now I need a breather.
I’m still drafting one novel and editing the other one, but my online class wraps up this week. And I promise to not take another one. I’m going to try to give me more down time. I think that is what the neck and hand pain are demanding. And I’m going to order that dragon speak software so my hands aren’t forced to type in pain.
What do you do/not do on your staycations?