We will not be doing anything at all sadly. Thanksgiving has been odd for me for a number of years. Growing up, my mother always hosted, and it was a big family affair (her family), until it just wasn't. I don't honestly know why she stopped doing it, but it felt like all of a sudden, she just didn't.

We also went to my grandparent's (dad's parents) which was always nice. When they passed away, the tradition died.

As an adult, I tried to keep the tradition going but it felt like no one really wanted to be there, so I stopped.

For the first time in years, I had decided to go to my Mother's for Thanksgiving and then COVID. She's 71 and though she's in good health, as she put it, she isn't ready to die yet so she's going to keep everyone away.

You know how I feel about my in-laws. Ugh. Plus, my MIL can't boil water without burning it, so even if they do have something, I'll be skipping that. On top of all their drama, hubby's youngest sister is living here again with her 2 small children (2 and under 1) in their place (which is a whole other story)...2 bedroom single wide that used to be a crack house. Nope. I'm good. Don't want to be there and definitely don't want my child there.

We were supposed to go have dinner with the lady who helped raise C before we got him, but she's unable to host now due to moving etc.

Of course, all this to say, I didn't plan on cooking, so when I did our monthly grocery shopping, I didn't buy a thing for Thanksgiving. You know how budgets are, it's depleted until December so I guess we'll just treat it as business as usual that day.

It makes me kind of sad honestly.

I hope you and Levi and family enjoy your day. xoxo love you much.

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