It’s been over a week since I gobbled down peanut butter & jelly at breakneck speed. This is a “dinner” I eat often during my evenings at work because it’s easy to do in 15 minutes – which is the time I get for a ‘break’. I think I’m going into withdrawal. I may need to break down and have some soon. But not tonight.
Back at the day job, I resumed the paper-sorting I started last week. I had hoped that the task would prepare me to continue to do the same when I got home, but I’m not that motivated. I was able to go through one pile of papers, separating into such categories as: tossing, recycling, shredding, filing and “saving”. This latter category encompasses such things as recipes, which I love to print (and never have time to make). I guess one pile is better than none.
Actually, I’m looking for 2 things. One is a birthday card I made a month early. Now that I need to mail it, I can’t find it. The other is a file folder with recipes. Now I know exactly what the folder looks like. I also know where it “was”. It “was” on the corner of a box a few months back. It was within easy reach the minute I needed to use it. Then my mother decided to visit and I moved it. Somewhere. I’m sure it’s in a pile. I just don’t know which one.
They say the memory is the first thing that goes. Actually I heard on TV this morning that menopause “can” cause memory loss. At least now I have a scapegoat. It’s not me, it’s menopause. I like it. (not the menopause, the excuse.)
I ate fairly well today. It’s hard to change your eating habits over night, I realize that. But today I ate a piece of fruit and two vegetables (and chips and dip and ½ a brownie). It’s a step in the right direction. By the time I’m eating right, it will be day 30. Maybe I’ll have to re-enlist.
UPDATE: I finally remembered where I put the birthday card “for safe keeping”. The person who gets it will be getting it late, but better late than never, right?