Pandemic pastimes: bread-baking, mask-making, symptom paranoia.
Pandemic brain, tiredness, lack of focus.
I tried a different way of balancing my time with my kid, and my time as myself. It wasn't great.
Therapy homework: A list of what makes me feel cared-for or loved.
The pandemic diet: guilt, self-care, frustration, exhaustion, uncertainty, rage, and reading the news.
There's a metaphor here about mending and friendships, if you try.
It's getting harder to brain. And we're settling into a kind of routine, which is good and bad.