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Finish Every Day

Finish Every Day Ralph Waldo Emerson F inish every day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt have crept in; forget them as soon as you can.   T omorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense. T his day is all that is good and fair. It is too dear, with its hopes and invitations, to waste a moment on yesterdays.

Today

Depression is kicking my ass today. I forced myself to go to the gym this morning when I would rather stay in bed. I carried on a smile when I saw a familiar face this morning.  While I enjoy seeing people I know and like I had moments of relief when I didn't bump into someone I new.  Saying hi to someone would mean I would have to put on a mask with a smile.  My legs felt like I had bricks attached to them as I ran 3 miles. I didn't want to run but I knew I would feel worse if I went home without that accomplishment.  During my run after the first mile the endorphins kicked in and I felt 'ok' from that time until a little while after I finished my exercise. So the big question is why am I getting my ass kicked today after doing so well for many weeks after the outpatient program?  Not sure.  There has been a change in my meds as of three weeks ago and I'm sure my hormones are affecting things on some level.  One of the frustrations I have with meds is it can