Yesterday, I got to do something I haven’t done in a really long time.
Go to the farmers’ market!
I am very fortunate to live in a neighborhood that has its own farmers’ market. It’s big too! No, I can’t get all of my groceries there. I am living on a graduate student stipend after all… but I visit my regular vendors and can pick up some really tasty snacks. I used to go every week. Sometimes, I would go twice a week (yup it’s on Wednesday nights and Sunday mornings). It was always really nice getting outside and interacting with the neighborhood. Lately, it’s been way too hot to go. The last time I was there, I fainted. Yesterday was perfect. We are experience a “cold front”, and by that I mean we are not experiencing weather above 90 F. It feels like heaven.
Afterwards, I snagged a bench by the lake. Yes, the farmers market is next to a lake. And I lost myself in my newest book. My wallet is already freaking out. It’s telling me to slow down or else we will be back buying more books soon!
Tomorrow is Friday, and it can’t come soon enough. It has been a very long and very terrible week. I can’t remember when I have felt so low, as I’m sure you could tell from my blog posts. I still feel myself slowly lifting out of it. It’s hard. I have to force myself to do things. I know this won’t last forever. It’s temporary pain. I just hope it’s worth it.