Day 16 – Day One of something new …

Day One of something new … People around the world experienced this Day One weeks or months ago. They seemed to have survived so I know I will too. It’s just getting from point A to point B. I know I’ll make it through today, probably limping a little since e-anything is not my forte. So that’s par for the course. The e-stuff will get easier as the week goes by but it’s the other part, the mental part, staring at my computer or phone for hours on end anticipating not a lot of activity. How to combat boredom? Again, millions of people around the world had the mental strength to do it, so I will make myself do this too. Day one might seem o.k., and day two, not so bad, but day three and four and so on is where I anticipate the difficulty. I should feel happy and fortunate. I live in a house, I have food, a car, people around me. I live in an area that’s safe, I can get out and take my dog for a walk (many walks!). When I look at it from this lens, it really doesn’t sound so bad. So maybe I sit in front of my computer and experience a little boredom, frustration, or whatever emotion of the day, there is no reason and no excuse why I can’t survive this. Be positive, be grateful, anticipate the best for today is Day One of something new.

3 thoughts on “Day 16 – Day One of something new …

  1. Love the prose in this piece! So succinct yet powerful and full of the tension that I know many will be experiencing in the coming days/weeks … I am right there with you we were just informed of closing today.

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  2. I do not know what today or what the rest of the days to come will bring… how many parents are really going to reach out? What really is our expectation? I feel like I have become Luke’s teacher though trying to keep him occupied… we’ll see how long that lasts!

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