I am self-isolating, well, apparently the official term is quarantining, but they are virtually the same thing. It would be more fun if Ben was here, but he is now hoping to be back on Tuesday.
Yesterday I kept myself busy and I had lots to do. Maybe I was overeager in my approach, but I ended up with hardly anything to do today. So then I flopped onto the sofa and began channel surfing. I watched three disaster movies in a row. The first was probably the best, “The Day After Tomorrow“.
Both of the next two movies I watched had numerous shots of the two sky scrapers that were The World Trade Center, both being damaged catastrophically in the movies. That was weird to watch. It seems strange they have not removed those clips. I watched “Deep Impact“, and then the third film I watched was “Armageddon” which was awful. I used to love that movie, but it didn’t make any sense. Maybe it is this strange year that coloured my view, but the first two movies seemed more real in many respects. The Bruce Willis movie was so daft it was irritating. When the world is facing a crisis, I would prefer that a Dennis Quaid or Morgan Freeman were involved in the rescue plans that a bonkers Bruce Willis.
I have been exchanging short messages with “Greg” over the weekend. He is sweet. Ben knows I am still in contact with him and that Greg sends me little one or two line messages saying he wishes he was able to suckle at my breasts. Greg likes to say these things, but is not serious. He knows I am with Ben. I only keep in touch because I care about him.
By the end of the weekend I was bored. I have eaten pretty much the same food all weekend (I have an Ocado order coming tomorrow so will finally have some fresh food) and was bored with pasta. Once I have our groceries I can start cooking and freezing meals. I was bored with disaster movies too. I managed to do some more work on our novella which is due for release a month from now.
I realized that self-isolation or quarantining can be really hard. All I want to do is go for a walk to stretch my legs. Well today, I am gonna try out an online workout routine that a friend of mine recommended. I don’t think I want to spend two weeks being a couch potato.
Ben, come back soon! Don’t want to be all by myself anymore.