Busy day at home
Sunday, April 07, 2019
I've been out running errands or keeping appointments every day this week. That's pretty unusual for me, and I was feeling a bit worn thin (and not in a good thin way) so I decided today I'd tackle things that were bugging me here at home that I haven't had time or energy to deal with. All the laundry got folded and put away. I found my kitchen and made my lunch for the next week (well the boiled egg part of it), and I finally did a few things that I really enjoy doing but hadn't had time - like uploading the last few weeks worth of photos to Instagram.
Earlier in the week, I got a bit grumpy about recording meals (which I've done faithfully for ages now) and updating the data from that to my diabetes glucose app. I decided to take a break. Not a long break, but just through the end of this week. It's helped stop me from feeling like I'm a hamster in a wheel chasing after the same thing day after day. I still measured my food as I cooked, still made healthy meals, but left the recording of said meals off the list of things I absolutely had to do. I know the importance of keeping track of these things, but I also know the importance of taking a step back and rethinking things a bit. I'll be back on the job tomorrow. This week I had to pay attention to my mental health and not be wrapped up in doing EVERYTHING. I needed a break but didn't want for it to become a big long term break. Just a stop, take a few deep breaths and get back to running again. (Not that I can run with my health issues, but it's a nice thought!)
Here's to a better next week!