Sunday, August 09, 2009

Self-Care List: Distracting & Comforting

I've been thinking of ways to comfort and distract myself tonight, since my Twitter tweets are apparently invisible, or more probably nobody wants to talk to me when I'm like this. So here's what I've come up with

tidying/cleaning
sudoku
knitting
reading an engrossing fiction book, preferably by a familiar author


Things that won't help include taking a bath or shower since I'm bound to think about things while I'm in there and I don't want to think.

Right now I'm playing cards on the computer but that probably won't last much longer as the fatigue and pain (from sitting up and not sleeping) become too much for me.

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