My Advent calendar to-do for today is the baking for my Open House tomorrow but that's not going to happen now as I've changed my Christmas plans.
Tomorrow's Open House has been cancelled but may possibly happen in the New Year instead. I've dropped out of the Christmas Day carol playing around the hospital - even if I feel better it's unlikely I'll be up to playing a brass instrument for a couple of hours. I'd accepted a couple of invites for the last week of December so I have let everyone know the situation and to count me as a 'maybe' for those.
I wanted a quiet Christmas so I'm not too upset about the change of plans. Disappointed but not upset and I will still enjoy myself at home. I don't really feel up to being sociable anyway - this is always a difficult time without Ced. I won't be maudlin on my own and will make the effort for myself, but now won't have to deal with all the well-meaning people who've had a bit too much to drink and seem to want to keep reminding me about Ced and how much he is missed!