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Small achievement you managed to do today....How did it make you feel? Did it help you feel better today?

Ggrand
Community Champion
Community Champion

Hi everyone..

Their are days when just getting out of bed is a huge achievement...Other days we can achieve things like washing up the dishes or clothes, sweeping the floors, mopping the floors..very mundane and automatic robot like chores for the mentally well...They do these chores without even thinking about them...for people struggling with their mental health..these are huge tasks...

Very often I’ll get my vacuum cleaner out to vacuum ...then it will sit their for days, me looking at it, walking over it...until I can get motivated enough to vacuum..after I do find the motivation to vacuum...I am pleased with myself...
Right now I have a small foot cycling peddle machine, sitting on my front veranda..I got it out last week..to start exercising..it’s still their, I’m still looking at it...My thoughts each night is I’ll use it for a few minutes tomorrow..

My car hasn’t been washed getting close to a year now I think...Today I did managed to wash it....and discovered that it has a nice shine on it.....I did it...I achieved something positive today..which made me feel better in myself...

Have you achieved a little something today...and how did it make you feel...If you want to share that achievement it might make other people a bit more motivated to achieve something they need/want to do..

Looking forward to hearing about your achievement....and how it made you feel..

Little steps and achievements can lead to bigger steps..and bigger achievements...

My kindest and most caring thoughts...everyone.
Grandy...

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Ggrand
Community Champion
Community Champion

Hello everyone….🤗..

 

Yesterday I drove 100 kilometres to see my Cardiologist, waited for around 20 minutes in a not so crowed waiting room….Cardiologist done a heap of tests on my heart, then waited again for over an hour before my tests results were ready, then took in most of what he said about my results…then I was ready to now go back home…I decided that a coffee frappe would go well on my long trip home so I go through the Macca’s drive through order my frappe, then headed for home…..First time in years that I’ve been out on my own, so far from home and being amongst so many strangers…..I did it!   My next appointment with my Cardiologist is in 4 months time….and I’ll have to do it all over again…

 

Hugs everyone 

Grandy..

 




 

Paw Prints
Valued Contributor
Valued Contributor

Dear Grandy,

 

Yay you!!!!!

 

Big hugs

Paws

Ggrand
Community Champion
Community Champion

Hello everyone…🤗..

 

Today was cold windy and very much raining on and off throughout the day…the perfect day to wash my car..😂..Why on a rainy day?…well the reason was I haven’t washed my car for more months then I can remember, plus washing my car in the town water leaves it with white streaks all over it…we have hard water and it’s got so much lime in it, nothing looks clean when washing things in it….especially the car windows, even after washing them they look cloudy and dirty, so by doing it in between rain showers….when the rain resumes again…it rinsed off all the white lime streaks and has left my car sparkling…. 

I did good today…😁.

 

Hugs everyone…🤗🤗🤗🤗🤗😂..

Grandy..

 

quirkywords
Community Champion
Community Champion

I gently put my point of view to someone who had been negative to me.
I was quiet and calm and felt good I was not rude. 

Wagtail84
Community Member

I managed to get a bit done today around the house, showered which was nice. 
By about 3pm ish I started getting heart twinges which is usually a sign to slow down, so got back into bed… but feeling satisfied washed towels, made lunch, brought in the boyfs work shirts. 


wag x 

Ggrand
Community Champion
Community Champion

Hello everyone….🤗

 

It pouring rain here…I collected 2x15 litre water bottles with fresh clean rain water…

 

Since I have to buy my drinking water…I saved a few $’s….and now have some nice rainwater to drink….

 

🤗 hugs everyone..

mmMekitty
Valued Contributor
Valued Contributor

Hello Grandy & everyone

Nice to see this thread again. Thanks Grandy.

Today I am doing my best to NOT have the little bit of coffee I so want, just to help me NOT want to go for a sleep this afternoon, so I can begin my dinner & watch a couple quiz shows I like.

I like a little rain, but not too much. I think you liked the rain more, didn't you? 

Hugzies

mmMekitty

Today I helped my partner mover heavy paver stones. I rested in between and explained when I had done enough Usually I keep going in pain. 

Hello All,

 

My small achievements today were doing some still life photography projects I set for myself at home, and doing some weeding in my garden late afternoon. I actually had very heavy depression today and it took all my strength to do these things. But the photography helped me feel like I created something and the weeding gave me some exercise. I think the exercise in particular helped the depression. I have so much still to do in the garden, but better to have got a bit done rather than none at all. I will just keep plugging away at it. Feeling better than I did a couple of hours ago.

Ggrand
Community Champion
Community Champion

Hello mmMeKitty, Quirky, Eagle Ray and everyone…..🤗

 

Its so inspiring to read all you’re achievements….

I did tidy my yard up a bit so the lawn mowing man can mow my lawns…..not much I know…I do need  to sweep my house through, wash my fur babies…..mop the floors, dust the furniture…so many tasks I need to do…..

 

I will choose one and hopefully find motivation enough to get it done….

 

Hugs lovely people….doing a bit at a time accumulates over time,  to a lot being done…. and that’s okay…🤗🌈💜

 

Grandy..