I do believe I am managing a fine medium between all the things I need to do in a day. I'm setting goals, writing lists, and making things happen finally.
I have a good start on my cookbook :) A somewhat all right start on my anthology story, (which my goal this month is to complete the first draft of this story). Believe it or not I've also kept up with my outside job and yes, even my housework. So something is working with me these days :)
Each morning I say a prayer asking my dearest Lady to help me keep on track and thanking her for helping me stay on track the day before. I know if left to my own accord I would find any way possible to procrastinate, yes, because I'm good at it :)
I haven't blogged as often as I would like, which I'm working toward changing that but I've also learned not to badger myself over the things I am not able to accomplish in a day, but just smile as I put it on my list for the next day :) One thing I am pushing myself towards is being happy with what I do accomplish and not putting myself down for the things I don't.
I've noticed some changes in my attitude about life. I look at it from a healthier perspective. Each day, even if I don't feel like it, I crawl out of bed, drink that morning java, and then get my day started, even if that means a day to chill with cheesy Netflix movies :) Which I do allow myself once a week or so :) We all need our down time to recharge our internal batteries :)
I'm very excited about this writing year. I will be branching out and self publishing some of my own stories this year. We've had some super educational speakers at our monthly writing meetings which have helped greatly to keep the energy levels flowing. The excitement over our new anthology is starting to build and soon we will be hosting a facebook party for the first anthology story :) So keep your eyes open for an invite in the near future :)
To sum this up, I am feeling very hopeful for the up and coming year. Is the depression behind me, it is something I deal with daily, but the getting back to normal is starting to take over :) Each day I keep focused is a day closer to my goals :)
Everyone have a lovely day!!!
Blessings to all!!!