Tode’s Weekly Assessment 2022-23

This week for the most part felt pretty good. My therapist had suggested that I try getting back in the habit of doing small, meditative tarot readings for myself and I felt that my Daily Draw series fit the bill for it nicely and since it was for the blog I figured it would help me stay accountable for it. What I didn’t expect was for it to make any quick changes. But it did. Nothing dramatic. Just small steps type of thing but those add up, don’t they? First I started doing the readings by setting my computer desktop to show a daily slideshow of a tarot card. Then I started writing a phrase about the card that came to mind in my journal. Now I’m writing a full journal entry about that card on the blog. This week I started linking to those entries in the mood tracker. Which in turn started helping me to remember to document the stuff I want to be doing and keeping track of. Started setting goals again. This is the first week in a long time that I have felt so close to normal. I hope this is a sign of progress and not a delusion.

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Tode’s Weekly Assessment 2022-17

Every week these come up and every week I ask myself why I haven’t been filling them out. It seems like my migraines have increased in frequency but thanks to not filling these out, I have no idea why. Is there a new trigger or have I just been slacking on some type of self-care that is really good for preventing them? Does it just seem like they’re more frequent? But of course, when you hurt the way it does from a migraine, looking at anything is the last thing you want to do – much less a screen. Pretty sure I’m not imagining the increase in frequency based on just that alone. Writing of any kind hasn’t been getting done and I need to do something about it other than blaming and shaming myself.

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