January is the hardest month for me. Christmas and New Year's are over; I have to go back to work, the weather is bizarre. The worst part is coming to work in the morning and by the time I'm done in the afternoon, it's pitch black. I really just feel like ordering in and curling up with a good book or watching a movie. I think without having to audition, I could hibernate for a long time without having to leave my house. So, I came up with some fun things to do until February makes it around. So Strap This On for January:
The Top Ten Ways to Beat the Winter Blues without Leaving Your Home or Apartment
10 ) Watch the L Word reruns. Showtime rocks and so does this show. Season two is just around the corner.
9 ) Watch videos/DVDs. Pick out some old favorites or make some new ones. Make sure to hide the copy or at least take it out of the VCR before you invite people over. Or don't. Depends on your comfort level.
8 ) Use the internet. If you don't have laundry close by, it doesn't matter. You can order new clothes off the internet. I suggest the Victoria's Secret catalogue. Leafing through that could take up an entire evening.
7 ) Email and instant message others while you're working from home just to torture them especially on days they have to shovel their cars out or walk in the rain.
6 ) Use the internet again. Order your groceries from Peapod...pizza on the speed dial...what more do you need.
5 ) Invite people over. Have them go to your mail box and bring you the mail and anything else you may need. You can also break out the board games.
4 ) Let everyone know how you're doing. Take pictures with your camera phone or digital camera in your blue sweat pants, pink tank top, maroon slipper boots, and black and red flannel shirt and matted hair from not showering for 3 days.
3 ) Call-in sick for those of you who don't work from home. ( Don't hate me cause I'm in the outfit I described above most days. )
2 ) Catch up on some of the good TV out there. I suggest Desperate Housewives, The Medium with a very real bodied Patricia Arquette, and Queer Eye for the Straight Girl with lesbian hottie Honey Labrador.
1 ) Create your very own Bed Olympics. Keep track of how many orgasms you have in a variety of categories including hands free, solo, toys you make out of vegetables and team events.
Lisa Rock can be reached at StrapThisOn@aol.com .