practice.. 2023 Nov 7 Tue.. literary rug!

   ☒ practice 
   ☐ portfolio 
   ☒ participate 
   ☐ learn 
   ☐ connect 
   ☒ renew 
   ☒ sustain 
   ☐ explore 
   ☒ play 

first half.. breakfast and vr fun

I'm trying to lift the depression again. It's not easy. It's slower than I wish. That might be the only thing I'm saying about that. How that goes is the same. I'm down and feeling blah blah blah, then I get up one day with just an inkling of energy and I try to get things moving again. The first thing I do is look around and pick up the pieces. I remember now how that was the worst part sometimes. I don't think I've felt this low for a while. At that time, I set up the stash of stories in Google Drive that I still use.

Today.. this week.. the last few times I've had this burst of energy.. I noticed physical things.. my hair and beard and nails were out of control. The energy goes to start fixing those things. Lately that's the limit. I'm wiped out and the next burst comes so much later that it feels like I'm doing the same things again. I'm always catching up. It's similar to pushing to get in shape.. too hard.. and injuring myself. The answer there is to maintain.. I find a level that doesn't invite myself and that I can do consistently.

The same could be my strategy with all the life stuff. I've been doing this practice blog fairly consistently. I've been attending jam sessions and open mic sessions regularly. I've been playing Wordle, sudoku and other little mental games each day. Today, in addition to all that at breakfast, I came home and played Beat Saber for 25 minutes, writing up a pretty good sweat.

6pm.. literary rug!

Ken brought some of his clients and we had a great time with the usual stories and readings. I talked about having the stuff stolen from the car. For the writing prompt, we wrote about people important to us. I chose Ken since he was sitting right there.. haha! I'll keep it going, I think. I just did a couple of limerick verses so far.