Sunday pacting

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Date Joined Sep 2005
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   Posted 10/4/2008 7:51 PM (GMT -6)   
Feelin' dodgy, so keeping things slow and sedentary:

* basic chores - make bed, do dishes, shower, 15 minutes gardening
* get the house tidy, because it's a mess this morning
* Sunday chore - clean kitchen (if I can. If not, just do the obviously dirty bits)

* I'm not very mobile today, so here are some optional productive jobs I can do while sitting:
- do some Guide stuff (done)
- devotions
- file while watching tv / listening to the radio
- catch up on ironing while watching tv / listening to the radio
- catch up on newspaper reading
- get hair off legs
- watch the churchy videos I rented
- read
- write letters
- meditate

Bonus points if I make some pureed soup.

Ivy. (I want my Humira!! mad )
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Date Joined Feb 2008
Total Posts : 493
   Posted 10/5/2008 12:11 PM (GMT -6)   
Hoping on your thoughts folks. These great pacting posts always ground me. Thank you for that and the great support.

I'm carrying a full time job and then some. Can barely get household stuff done in addition to that. Yesterday, I went shopping again for clothes b/c of the weight loss and change of season---felt ok and then poured poo out the front and back for hours. Weakness and dehydration this am.

Am I trying to do too much while I'm waiting for the humira to truly kick in???? It's the beginning of my fourth month. Do I need to cut back and wait for this stuff? Or do I need to try a new treatment? I told myself I'd stay on committees, etc through the end of Nov before making the decision to change my roles.

I just don't know what to do.

--sammies with a moldy freezer, dirty toilet, and a 16 hour day on Monday.
23 years with moderate Crohn's/colitis; fistulizing crohn's; pentasa, just started humira

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