Well, what can I say about Day 4. Day 4 makes the midway of the Book-A-Thon and should show where I stand with how I plan on going with the remainder of this week long solo reading challenge, of sorts. However, on this day, I will admit that my reading did take a knock, both physical reading and listening to my current audio book, because I can’t be one of those people who says that listening to an audio book is the same as reading it sorry, it is listening to it.
As I went to physio yesterday, and with it being my last session, we went at it hard, which meant I was really feeling the results of at the following day. Now, I know by now not to sit around and do nothing as this only makes things worse, so I grab the kids (school holidays so siblings, nieces and nephews) and took them out. I took them for a walk up the park, to get all those muscles moving, up hills, and we took a ball to actually play some games. I wasn’t sitting around and couldn’t read or listen while doing this, so both books were out of the question. The energy that kids have can go on for hours and can be quite infectious, regardless of how I was feeling, it was a great workout and nice for everyone to be outside and away from tablets, phones, xboxes and so on, myself included.
But I needed to keep that up and keep working out my muscles, so when I got back home, I started doing some house work, but this time I did it while listening to the audio book Zodiac by Sam Wilson. I listened for about an hour but then had to give up, both the audio book and the house work. I did start reading a new book in the night, The Trap by Melanie Raabe, a book that I had won in a Goodreads Giveaway that I had entered a few weeks, maybe months ago. This book has been starring at me for a while, so I finally decided to take it down from the shelves and begin discovering the story within. I honestly haven’t gotten that far into the book when I left it last night, but I can’t wait to delve further into it today and see what happens. However, my goal for today, or at least for this week now, is to finish my first ever audio book, Zodiac!!!!
Let’s see how Day 5 will go. . .