Of course, we’ve all dutifully adhered to our routines since closing, doing our daily exercise, monitoring our diet, taking our vitamins, and engaging in healthy activities to keep our minds engaged, right?
I come out and say – as long as I don’t make a habit of it – I let go of the routines and habits.
There have been whole days of moderate temperature and bright sunshine that I have parked in front of the TV for a Charlton Heston film festival. I spent nights binge-watching Peaky Blinders. I threw out a whole bag of chips in one sitting and called it dinner. (And one glorious night, I had three slices of pizza! Heaven!) I ignored the to-do list to spend hours watching dog videos.
As long as I don̵
But what about you? What are the guilty pleasures that you indulge in from time to time that keep you going? Let us know in the comments!
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Virge Randall is the editor of Senior Planet. She is also a freelance culture reporter who searches for hidden treasures and unsung (or underrated) treasures for Straus newspapers; her blog “Don’t Get Me Started” puts a quirky new twist on Old School New York City. Send your suggestions for Open Threads to her [email protected]