So, today, on a
He asked if I was cleaning out cabinets and I said, "Yes, am I bothering you?" He said, "It's a lot of noise." Now, that was my perfect opportunity to remind him that he has a tv and a recliner in his room. But, I followed my "raising" and stuffed those emotions right back down where they belong. And promptly put my earbuds back in, turned up my music, and started intentionally making a lot more noise. Childish, I know, but it FELT GOOD. :)
My creative outlet has been cooking for a very long time, but there IS no time for that now. So, I have adopted the "store-bought" approach to nearly everything. I feel a twinge that I am not giving my loved ones the best possible nutrition. But at this point, it is their health versus my sanity. Sanity wins. In a very big way.
Gotta run. Lots more noise to make.