Hey everyone, how are you?
Half way through a busy week and today I have a day with no appointments. I plan to spend the day half resting and half writing.
At the moment it’s the early hours of the morning and my body has decided to stop sleeping, and I am certain that I am coming down with a cold. Husky voice, sore throat, dry mouth that kind of thing. My main concern is not to end up in hospital like last time. I know that it is unlikely but it is my first cold since my pneumonia so am a little weary.
So, I’ve decided that the best thing for me to do is to rest, and allow myself the time to recharge a little. This is due to the fact that I have stuff on the rest of the week and want to be able to contribute. I have some things that I want to catch up on online so will be spending time doing so.
I may read and watch a lot of TV throughout the day, but a lot of the time it’s on as background noise. I’d like to get some drum practice in as I wasn’t able to practice yesterday. Overall I just need to chill a bit and allow myself to relax. This is not something that I’m good at, at all.
The rest of the day will be spent writing. I have many things I need to work on. One of the things that I did the other day was print the first seventeen pages of my novel. So I want to sit through and edit harshly what I’ve written. I started writing it a year so more ago and I’d like to think that I’ve grown as a writer since then. I know that I have learnt new things about writing and so I’d like to incorporate them.
The other piece that is constantly on my mind is my first short story “Missing. suspect.” I have been putting it up in chapters, and I want to continue on and get the rest of it written, or at least drafted. I believe that it is going to be no longer than two more chapters and I have a thought pattern in how I am going to end it, so I’d like to crack on with it.
The third thing that is on my mind for today is poetry. I’ve been looking at the news and reading a lot, and want to get going on some fresh pieces. I have a couple in mind. It’s just a case of writing them down. They may work, then again they may not. One piece I want to write is about how fantastic the NHS is and how it has helped me battle and live with my mental health disorders. I wouldn’t have been able to do it privately.
I am hoping that I get at least one of these things done. If not then I will be very annoyed at myself, and will feel as though the day has been wasted, even if it has been because I’ve been resting.
Thank you for reading and I hope that you have a good day.