A week ago I was mailing off the last of the things I decided to keep into storage at my sister's house and sending a package to Scotland.
Today I am counting day 5 in my new little temporary - and I do stress temporary - home. I will be continuing the bike journey when my time here is finished.
My energy level seems to be about one hour of hard work and then I have to rest. That's the anemia talking. It will get better daily, but for now I just rest a lot. Some say you can't know that you have anemia without a test, but you can know if you've had it before. You know what it feels like. You know the constant exhaustion that dogs you.
I walked up 3 blocks to the CVS pharmacy to get some Epsom salts. I got a few basic art supplies there as well as I decided it was time to do some art. I see the great art work that shows up in my Twitter feed. I used to be darn darn darn good at portraits and I used to work mostly in oils, acrylics and pastels. Well, all that was at CVS were pencils, colored pencils, and some drawing pads. Okay, whatever. I don't need expensive art supplies to make art. Just go with the flow. I really wanted to get a spatula (for flipping things in the fry pan). Guess I will have to wait until I go to Smart & Final again.
I got the air bed set up. Might need to put a little more air in it.