Oh look at the cute little bat I painted not long ago.
I feel that it is important to admit mistakes, even when you don't want to. Most of the time I just admit them to myself, deal with it, and move on, but not today.
My first mistake and the reason yesterday was worse than it needed to be, was due to me missing my meds. I have a nightly routine of removing make up- if I wore any-, washing my face, using my facial toner, and then I take my my meds and vitamins and give Amanda hers, all before getting into bed. When you don't go to bed until around 5 am and pretty much crash into pillows, wiggle under blankets, wrestle some from your mate who thinks your side of the bed is somehow, suddenly better, you tend to forget that stuff. Or you say fuck it but forget that you said fuck it until the next evening when you're itching from allergies, ready to cry from depression, hurting so bad you can barely stand to have said mate touch you.
Mistake number 2 was deciding to make my phone case situation into my own hands. I have a lovely Alphonse Mucha, Autumn, cell phone case, but I have had it as long as I have had my phone. It is cracked in a couple of places, the design is wearing off, and it just looked dingy. So I pulled the back off, painted it black to help hide the cracks and put some Halloween stickers on it. I even used a workable fixative to kind of help seal it. Well, now it just looks weird and while I can do weird, I don't like how slippery it feels. A good scratch would probably take some of the paint off and I don't like that one of the stickers has the potential to be easily removed. Needless to say, I don't be doing that again. Ahh! this is all especially bad because I am having trouble with my hands and tend to drop stuff, like just now, when I picked up my phone to move it off my note book and dropped it on the floor. It just slipped right out of my hand. *sigh*
A third mistake was putting too many herbs in a spell candle and burning it in the original tea light holder. Not only did it get so hot that it melted the metal holder into oblivion, it burned right through my altar cloth and had Narcisa not been drawn to the altar to look at it and us worried about her lighting herself on fire, we might have had a bigger issue on our hands. We were in the same room, mind you, I don't leave candles burning unattended, we were just watching a movie. So, lesson learned with spell candles, put them in a stronger, more heat resistant container and use less herbs.
On a more amusing note, Narcisa is quite annoyed with me. There was another neighborhood kitty perched on a tree branch and I went out to take photos. Narcisa doesn't like it when we are outside and she is left inside. She thinks if we are out, she should be too, never mind that she might get fleas, or get into a fight with a squirrel or another cat. Also, last night we had the first fire of the season in our fire place. Narcisa was so happy, so excited, and then melted on the floor right in front of of the fireplace. We meant nothing to her except when the fire got low, then she needed us to stoke it and add more wood. Once it was toasty again, she had no need for us.