Top Five List of Creepy Crawlies (#Blogoween)

Happy Friday, Book Monsters! And to all my fellow Canadians, Happy Thanksgiving!!

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I wish this long weekend was going to be relaxing – full of reading and eating candy I shouldn’t be putting into my body – but unfortunately, I’ll be hosting a Thanksgiving dinner on Saturday, which will also double as a family birthday party for my husband. That means I need to go home and immediately clean my house and prepare. REAL TALK: I fucking hate being a hostess!

No one ever tells you that if you’re the oldest child the role of hostess becomes your unofficial job like allllllll the time after you buy a house.

It is not fair. But I’ll do it.

My in-laws will be crossing the border from NY and spending the whole weekend with us as well, so that’s draining fun.

I figure, I better do a post today because I’m likely not going to be floating around the blogosphere very much for the next 3 or 4 days.

I just want to add, being a deeply introverted person, the anticipation of a big family weekend always gives me a low-rumbling of anxiety. Sometimes I have to sneak away from a party to reclaim my energy. I think of it like when you’re playing a game and you hide your character behind something during a fight until your health starts to regenerate.

I knowwwww that sounds terrible.

On one hand, I have this amazing, loving, blended family who I do like being around. And then, on the other hand, I’m an introvert who needs to be alone or she loses her goddamn mind.

So… *shrugs*

My fellow introverts know what’s up.

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