Good things that have happened to me since quarantine Part 2

You can read Part 1 here.

Today was supposed to be my graduation ceremony. I have gone through it once already when I got my BA in Psychology in 2018, but I was still looking forward to it. I’m glad that it got cancelled because it’s not safe to do it right now. At the same time, I’m a little upset. I’ve seen classmates write that they are grateful and other positive things, but I’m allowed to be mad, aren’t I? Sorry, but I’m not as cheerful as others.

Anyway, perhaps writing this post will brighten my mood.


8. I’m grateful to be able to work from home.

I quit one of my jobs, and I was able to do that because of my other jobs! I feel fortunate that I can shop online (one of the things that brings me joy) and more importantly, pay my bills during this time.

9. I have more time to watch shows.

If it wasn’t for quarantine, I wouldn’t have the time to watch this many shows. Watching a show is like exploring a whole new world. I’ve learned a lot about various topics through different series… Now to think of it, I think I’m quite knowledgeable about a wide range of topics.

10. I have time to replay my favourite video game.

My brother is still doing high school online and he uses my laptop to complete his assignments. I naturally ended up playing on the Xbox 360 whenever he went on my laptop. I’ve started replaying Lost Odyssey and I’m having a lot of fun with it.

11. I have time to try out new recipes.

Cooking is quite fun. It’s satisfying when your food and drinks turn out good. I think I’ve improved as well.

12. I’ve improved my driving.

Since public transit isn’t super safe right now, I’ve been waking up at 6 AM six days a week to drive my mom to work. I also pick her up from work and do all the driving for grocery shopping since I’m the sole driver in my family. My sleep schedule is not ideal, but it is what it is.

11 thoughts on “Good things that have happened to me since quarantine Part 2

    • Nice! Yeah, it’s given me a break before I have to work a standard day job. Right now I get to relax and work when I want to at home (given that I do my hours, of course) 😀

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    • Yeah, I skipped both my college graduations in favor of working. I attended my high school graduation, but was drunk off my arse and don’t remember any of it. Pics (way before Photoshop!) prove I was there, though. . .

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  1. I’m sorry that you missed your graduation! Also, you never have to apologize or feel guilty for the way you feel – there are no wrong feelings.

    Speaking of favorite video games, I was able to replay Skyrim thanks to the quarantine. I forgot how relaxing it can be to disappear into a fantasy world for hours 🙂

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