Oh, I would love to have a day like this sometime soon. This is a great way to cope sometimes.
I was very kind to myself today.
I wore sweatpants, took a long nap, ate chocolate, watched Harry Potter.
I’ve been terribly stressed lately. I really can’t say I recommend closing on a house and starting renovations at the same time your first draft is due to your editor. Just saying.
When I get really stressed– as in, very stressed, not just my regular run-of-the-mill stressed– my body starts to shut down. Sometimes I get really weird inflammations– like the inside of my mouth or the tissues around my eyes. When this happens, I know I’ve got to find a way to chill out.
Hence all the self-care today.
I’m in a tough spot with my first draft. I love the characters. I have a beginning, middle, and an end. I know those are both very good things. But I also get very overwhelmed by how much more there…
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