I'd vaguely planned to post something on the last night in the old house, to commemorate 4.5ish years, but it slipped me by. Now I'm on the couch in the new house, winding down for sleep. There's a cool breeze coming through the screen door (screeeens, oh my heart!), and the sounds of a new neighbourhood floating in -- faint music, parties, people's voices -- with it.
We're almost all moved in! samvara
did phenomenal jobs with the sheer amounts of stuff they have hauled over the last few weeks, and chaosmanor
in particular has done an amazing job of packing, unpacking and sorting
the kitchen. There are post-it note labels on cupboards, which has been invaluable. *takes my hat off to you both* I have moved and unpacked the bathroom, and my bedroom. Or rather, I have packed and put the boxes and crap in what-will-probably-be-my-room. I haven't in any way started to engage with what's in
them yet. Although that is also waiting on the movers bringing beds and desks and the like over tomorrow. (YAY movers omg!), and the like. Hence the couch sleeping tonight.
ETA: Mostly for myself, to remind future-me that tense thighs and soreness do have consequences, and that I should foam roller more, and massage in the shower. I'd been having sore and tense thigh muscles for a few weeks, and dashing uphill yesterday to catch the bus finally made my left thigh go 'no, no more' and tug on my kneecap. It wasn't as bad as it's been in the past, but it was enough to make me carefully hobble-canter the rest of the distance, and this morning, when I got up and felt the twinging and the way I was instinctively moving my leg to not move my knee, I personed up and called the physio and asked if I could be squeezed in for an emergency knee taping because moving today, omg! And they could, and it was a fantastically well-spent $15. I could even drive samvara
's manual car without complaint, although I kept the car in neutral for the l-o-n-g waits at some of the lights. Lesson to future-self: call expert people. They can help fix your problems and make life so much easier. You just have to ask
. /ETA Empire Pizza
seems like it's going to be our pizza place of choice, on the times we get pizza. All our super-convenient places nearby have shut until mid-to-late January. We're especially mournful about the cafe.
It's going to be fascinating to see if it all fits in my room, and how to best make everything work.
Queer feminist housing collective is Go! I still can't quite believe it :D