Really good day

30 Nov

Today started out kind of blah. I woke up on the later side because I took a Valium last night, when I wasn’t sleeping well. I also think I’m catching a cold. The semester is winding down quick with just three more weeks left. In french class there is a conversation Tuesday so I met with my group at Starbucks to prepare and practice.

I decided to get a pumpkin spice latte, usually I don’t have much caffeine. The decision was two fold, caffeine elevates my mood and curbs my appetite. It also makes me less sleepy so that was a bonus. Since this new medicine regimen makes me hungry and sleepy I think I may just supplement my Meds with a red bull or Starbucks each day.

After the Starbucks and getting the french conversation prepared I felt good. I went home and loaded my pill chart; this morning I had just taken my am pills out of the bottle and taken them. This is a habit I’ve gotten into where for three or four days the box of pills sits on the counter as I just take out one dose at a time. I also worked on cleaning my room.

I have a pretty busy week this week and I’m looking forward to that. I do much better with structure and less free time. I do have two phone calls, and I hate the phone. Intensive case manager and the DBT program leader are suppose to call Tuesday. At least I’ll get it out of the way in one day.

I still can’t believe they’re letting me join the year long DBT program. I’ve always been told you have to be stable. This year I had 3 hospitalizations, a month in partial, and a couple rounds of IOP. I guess they see something in me I don’t see. It’s been a hell of a year. I am looking forward to DBT though, with the weekly meetings it’ll keep my mind fresh and I’m more likely to use the skills.

4 Responses to “Really good day”

  1. myskinblues December 1, 2014 at 3:42 PM #

    A year of DBT is a great news 🙂 I wish you all the best with it!

    • mm172001 December 4, 2014 at 4:04 PM #

      I’m not for sure in it but it sounds likely, thanks and I’ll keep my followers posted on what we learn if I get in.

  2. manyofus1980 December 6, 2014 at 6:13 PM #

    Glad you had such a good day! You deserve that! XX

    • mm172001 December 7, 2014 at 6:50 PM #

      That’s what people are saying

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