Today I Thrived not just survived

Today I done a little more than survived, I thrived a little.

I got up and had a shower so that is a good thing. I dropped my girlfriend off at the train station as she has work and I had plans to spend the day with my mum.

I picked mum up at 1pm and we went to a café for lunch. We then went a drive to some stores looking for some plants to put in the tyres I created into planters. Honestly they are fab if only you could see. The project has taken me some amount of time to complete but im nearly at the end now.

Mum and I had a good chat about stuff such as my girlfriend and general family gossip! it was good to have a rant to her about stuff that's been happening.

My relationship with my mum is fab just now.

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