I broke Joy today. 😦
I really didn’t mean to. I was having a mad tidy and dusting session in my bedroom as:
1. I have a little more energy today – yippee!
2. Although I have more energy, I’m sooo tired from a terrible night’s sleep. (Makes no sense, I know, but that’s the whole chronic fatigue versus general tiredness thing for you.) Anyway, I thought cleaning was a good way of getting some exercise, which might help me sleep better tonight.
3. Tomorrow we have a house agent coming to take photos of our house to put it on the market. Step 1 in the moving to Australia dream plan. YAAAAAY!
So, there I was, balancing precariously on the edge of a stool whilst reaching up to the top of my dresser to dust a shelf. When the picture I had just put back slipped on the now super clean, slippy surface, knocking over some of my precious ornaments.
With lightening quick reactions, I reached out and caught two china thimbles I’ve had since I was a child, but I didn’t have enough hands to catch Joy, who hurtled towards the tiled floor as I watched on in horror.
I didn’t want to get down off the stool to look at the damage. I mean, nobody wants to be responsible for destroying Joy, do they?
But, I bravely ventured a peek and discovered that it was only her arm that had snapped off in a very clean break. Phew!
Joy was a birthday present from my Aunt in Australia and I really treasure her. So, this afternoon, with care, attention, love and some glue, I restored Joy.
Day 238, Reason 238: Today I am so happy, grateful and relieved that Joy has been restored! 🙂
I’m sure there’s got to be a lesson to learn from this little tale!
As her message says, “Joy frees the spirit!” 🙂
September Juicing Challenge – Day 19, Juice 19: Off to make a carrot and apple juice right now!
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127 reasons to feel glad/happy/joyful to find
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