Greetings to you, my lovely readers! Last week I was sitting here, laughing in the face of blue monday, but alas… It seems to have hit me a day late, and lasted a whole week for good measure. This past week wasn’t great for me, even though I had no reason to feel down whatsoever, and so it happened that I ended up fulfilling my last new year’s resolution much sooner than expected. I had told myself that if at any point this year I felt like I could use a bit of help in the emotional department, I’d go ahead and get it. So here we are! I went to see the doctor and we’re currently looking for a therapist who would be a good match for me. Going into the process I was expecting to be really nervous about the whole thing, but actually I just feel relieved and excited to finally start working on my anxiety issues with a professional. I’ll keep you updated on how it goes!
I feel like a part of why I’m struggling a bit at the moment is that I still haven’t been able to regain a structure and/or routine after the move. I used to rely quite heavily on my routine and not having one is starting to get to me. Right now it feels like all I do is take care of the rats and do house work, and I’m having a hard time with finding a good work/life balance. I do feel like I’ve been able to cut down on the rat care last week though, by moving everybody into a new large cage, as you’ll see in my photo diary. Less to clean, woop! Let’s take a look.
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