Oh gosh, 40s are survivable compared to 30s.
Prayers that the gen can be fix SOON!!!!
Like my problems yours have gone on to long.
As for washing dishes... Phew! Let them sit.
I totally agree with blanket over your head as a an escape. There are days where all I do is feed critters & myself. And disappear into Books, BBC, or sleep. They all work equally well.
Good luck!!! These too will pass, Eventually!
Love All Life; Thank You For Posting! :)