I began today with the knowledge that it was not going to be an easy day and that I had some decisions to make. I had a lot planned and I could either carry through with the tasks and errands of the day, or stay home, take it easy, and choose another day to check off my “to do” list. You know already that I am a bit stubborn, so without a diagnosis to indicate otherwise, I decided I was perfectly capable of ignoring the pain and getting things done:
I finished cleaning the spare room.
I watered the garden.
I went to the cemetery and took several photos to fulfill requests on Find A Grave.
I took the last bags of donations to Goodwill.
I went to the library and got some more books to read.
I went to the genealogy library to do some research.
I have to admit it wasn’t easy. I was in pain most of the day and as I sit here typing my right foot is reminding me that there is a reason for more medical tests.
However, I am SO happy that I didn’t stay on the couch and feel sorry for myself. Because here is what else happened:
When I finished the spare room I felt a tremendous sense of relief and satisfaction.
While I was outside watering a pair of woodpeckers brought their young one to visit and they fed him some peanuts. So much fun to watch!
When I stopped by the post office on my way to the cemetery I discovered that my package of classroom decorating supplies had arrived!
At the library I got three books that I’m excited about reading.
I had a great visit with my friends at the genealogy library, heard a wonderful story, and found some information I need for my book!
I got home before it got miserably hot. I took a short nap. And now I am happy to say that for the next three days all I need to do is whatever I feel like doing! So I will probably be pain-free and feel wonderful. LOL
But I’m still glad I got things done today.