This weekend I was a bridesmaid in my cousin's wedding. It was an honor to be asked and a pleasure to participate. The weekend was fantastic but I knew it would also be hectic. (Major kudos to my friend, S, who came as my +1, kept me laughing the whole weekend and even helped out with a smile!). Because of this I specifically planned to take Monday off and had to promise myself that I wouldn't turn it into an impromptu unofficial work day.
I almost succeeded. Except for an hour in the morning of sorting through work emails, I managed to have a great, relaxing day. Slept in, played with my new hula hoop (oh, did I mention I bought a hula hoop...? I'm still in shock), and treated myself to lunch. In the afternoon, I hung out with three of my favorite people and then went grocery shopping. I came home, managed to cook dinner and even watched The Godfather for the first time (how did I make it until now without seeing this?).
I know this day doesn't sound very exciting or particularly relaxing, but it really was the best.