Yogi, I worked them out according to my medication and appointment schedule. I have my Humira on Thursdays and my methotrexate on Fridays, so I tend to be pretty tired on Saturdays. I do my lightest job, paperwork, on Saturday mornings while watching tv or net surfing, and rest at the same time.
Sundays I tend not to have any interruptions, so I clean the kitchen, which I consider to be my most important job.
Mondays I still have a bit of energy (not having worn myself out running to appointments for several days) so try to clean the bathroom.
Tuesdays I try to do a bit of dusting, but don't fuss too much if it doesn't get done.
Wednesdays I try to vacuum / mop the floors - no point doing them before Tuesday, because they'd just get dirty from the dusting.
Thursdays I tend to be pretty tired, so I try to do the ironing (sitting down, watching tv) and a load of washing.
Friday mornings I try to change the sheets on my bed before the district nurse arrives to do my mtx injection, because then I can crash, knowing that all the chores are done.
Oh, I also try to do 15 minutes of gardening (or pull out 120 weeds) a day, as well as do a bit of tidying. And I do the dishes after every meal. I know that if I do a little bit of work every day and, most importantly, keep the kitchen clean, things are less likely to get on top of me.
The chores don't always get done on time - I'm yet to clean the kitchen this week - but at least I know that if I've scheduled them in, I'm likely to do at least *some* of the chores. This is one of those weeks where I haven't been able to keep up with the housework but, as you can see from the pacting, I'm at least trying to keep the schedule and I am getting the daily tasks half done.
I also try to do one thing each day that will get me closer to a goal. The references to chess are because there's a chess club that meets very close to my house, and I figure that if I can play a reasonable game then I might be able to go to the club meetings. It's not exactly exciting, but it's something that doesn't require a lot of energy so might just be do-able. And I'm guessing that there might be some blokes there... and I need to find an activity where there are some men, because they are scarce in my life at the moment. (Been housebound too long; and live in a country town where the social activities are dominated by elderly ladies).
Update from me - done the appointments, done the grocery shopping. Going to get changed now and start fixing up the kitchen.
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