So I woke up yesterday and thought ‘oh, after breakfast I must get started on some work’. By the time I finished breakfast? I ended up reading all day again. I was mostly working through old books I’ve read before on my Kindle. I was in a romance mood so was enjoying some happily ever after moments.
Today I decided to be more proactive and get going with my novel planning. National Novel Writing Month is just 4 days and 11 hours away so I need to start making some progress on what I’ll be doing during the month. I have some ideas but am still struggling to bring everything together. My beta reader has said I’m much better at the family stuff than I am at the politics stuff which I totally agree with. Sadly I think I have to have the politics stuff so I am going to have to heavily work on those scenes.
I woke up happy today though. The Gabapentin certainly seems to be working to some extent. I definitely woke up in less pain than I have in a couple of weeks. The dizziness I had on the first day seems to have calmed down so hopefully this is a new dawn of a headache free life. But of course I never get too hopefully. During my Cognitive Behaviour Therapy session (Thursday 25th October) we got to talking about relapse and my anxiety about the possibility of that happening. My therapist wants me to think through a scale of ‘blip’ days to full relapse symptoms. So now I have to pour over my memories and try and figure out what the different gradations of health I’ve experienced are. Not something that makes me feel very cheery. Oh well, never mind, there is always a good book to take my mind of it all!
Hours Sleep Today so far : – 7 hours in 2 sessions 😐
Headache intensity / pain level : 2 😀 😀
Nausea level : 0 😀
Joint / muscle pain : 2 😀
Fatigue : 5 😐
Brain Fog : 3.5 🙂