i went back up to the 50mg of sertraline cuz the symptoms of reducing were annoying (catch-22?) and things have been fine since.
i’ve completed the 21-day yoga and will start the series over on monday. the time change is already affecting my sleep, so i’m hoping to wake up early enough to enjoy and not have to rush.
the trapeze has also been a big help for inversion/traction. i haven’t gotten on it this week but will start a pattern of use soon.
we had a routine vet visit last weekend and, since jones is 14, had a senior blood panel done. the vet said she sees “age-appropriate kidney changes” and we need to get him onto a low protein food. luckily(?), i have some royal canin leftover from nora, so i’ve been mixing that in with the mounds food to get him used to it and will be checking the pet store for other options that don’t require a prescription (royal canin is about 200% more expensive than the current food).
merle needs to be scheduled for another teeth cleaning. i don’t know if you remember, but last year, i had her in on one of my birthday week days and i spent the entire day on the couch in a panic, waiting for the vet to call.
and now for some food:
it’s really nice being able to spend time with my person and make food together and enjoy hanging out at home.
i purged a bunch of kitchen stuff last month and was able to make some major improvements with the counter space in the kitchen last weekend. i also cleaned up the front room as we’re preparing to find a dining table that seats at least four. i’d like to start having people over for dinner/brunch/meals (rodney makes kick-ass scrambled eggs; you wouldn’t think there’s really a comparison of scrambled eggs, but there is).
work is going okay… we’re down a few people and have plenty of work to do. i feel like i spend a lot of my day as an air-traffic controller as far as receiving, assigning, tracking, managing, and monitoring tickets. i might be able to help develop a site in a couple weeks, but my dev is so speedy that he’ll probably have it done before he goes on vacation for a week.
anyhoo, hug your pets and your person, smile when you wake up, and take on each day with purpose and resilience.