Today IS Ridiculously Amazing
Today I woke up and decided I am going to follow the concept of this quote. I follow Lady Brady @karren_brady on Twitter and she posted a pic saying Make Today Ridiculously Amazing. So I thought ok I will but I could not fit in the ridiculously bit on my fabulous-how-did-I-live-without-it lightbox. Lady Brady with her 200K followers is quite the inspiration and very motivational with her tweets so it is usually best to do as she says!
I sort of chuckled to myself as today I have tonnes of cleaning, washing, ironing and Mummyshit to do. On the surface it would seem not that amazing. Yet it is. These shitty little jobs that fill my day are my life. Ok so they are a little bit crappy but I love my life. I do love my life. Mostly. Nearly all the time. Quite a bit. Sometimes for more than five minutes at a time!
When I was younger and I looked into the future I saw a journalist on what I thought of as a grown up lady publication like Red or something. Obviously I was really thin, had great hair at all times and a super stylish wardrobe. I knew I wanted to get married and have children but I just did not realise the impact it would have. Work became something that would not make my day amazing anymore. Babies sleeping for 5 hours became amazing. Walks jumping in puddles became amazing. Family trumped it all.
Which is lovely isn’t it. Ahhhhhh. Bless. Yet it goes deeper than that now. Oh I never saw this coming……..
Did I ever think that one day I would be excited that we have created a little airing cupboard area on the landing? No I did not. Did I think that separating my bath towels from the beach towels would make me feel so accomplished? No I bloody did not. Did I think that sorting through the kids ‘creative’ cupboard (aka where they shove all their crap) would make me happy. Did I heck!
What is amazing is that these little chores have made me feel like I have accomplished things today. Do I love the crappy little chores. No I do not. Do I love my life. I sure do. So learning to appreciate the work I put into making out little life run smoothly is something I need to learn to do. Yet now I am writing the blog and other little snippets I am getting the best of both worlds and starting to remember the ballsy little madam I was. I quite like her!
So yes, today is amazing.
Maybe even awesome.