I don’t plan on turning my blog into a post only about depression, although I will do future posts on the topic, but I wanted to update my progress.
Writing down one thing to do each day that will force me to get out of bed was harder than I thought, but finally as I was going to bed last night I came up with not one, but two for today! What they are doesn’t really matter in the whole scheme of things, just that it gave me a reason to get out of bed this morning.
Actually completing two tasks before 4:00 p.m. is not newsworthy to most people. In fact, many people would think only a lazy person settles for two small daily goals. At one point my life was scheduled by the half-hour, including time for sleeping or eating. Twenty-four hours a day – all carefully planned to accomplish all I had to do, clearly written on a daily planner. Explains a lot, doesn’t it?
Getting out of bed, completing 2 tasks before 4 p.m., and writing a blog post IS a big day for me now. An exciting day. Do I plan to do anything else for the rest of the day? No, other than eating and going to bed, that’s it for today. Maybe some reading…