I KNOW! Big step, right? At least, according to that therapist I took Muffin to way back in the spring. According to her, a little change would do us both some good and help us adjust to bigger changes more easily and blah, blah, blah... Well, as far as I know that's therapy talk for "switch it up a little! You're in a rut!"
Since my sister left to pursue married life and all the joys therein, Muffin and I have been trying out a few new routines. Not the kind that involve a trapeze or gymnastics mat (neither of us is that coordinated - sorry Muffin!) but the kind that involves grocery trips, dinner, baths, etc. I believe that we have developed one that works - but I'm concerned that it maybe be considered too rigid. AGAIN!
Is anyone else comforted by a nice strict schedule? Do you find comfort in knowing exactly what you're going to do on any given day of the week? Am I the only one who "schedules" relaxing time?
All I can say is that I am more content than I have been in ages. I sleep eight hours each night (without sleep aids!), I'm eating better and Muffin and I spend a lot more "quality" time together. I'm caught up on my homework, my leisure reading and my house/yard work! I'm actually planning projects and getting excited rather than looking around the house in despair.
Maybe switching up the routine once in a blue moon means finding a better way to do things rather than giving up a schedule all together. That's the lesson I'm going to take from this experience anyway. I'm sure we'll be do for another change in six months - so I'll just go pencil that in on the master calendar.