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Default Feb 26, 2024 at 11:09 AM
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Oh jeeze, I just checked, my current laptop only has 8gb of RAM. No wonder it can barely run any games. Yeah 20gb is gonna be a huge upgrade

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Default Feb 26, 2024 at 07:46 PM
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I'm thinking of doing one thing that scares me every day (What I think are positive things).

Should I do it?
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Default Feb 28, 2024 at 05:59 AM
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My splurge with my state tax refund was I bought some crayola colored pencils, sketching pencils and a rubik's cube.

I considered getting better colored pencils but these are fine for now if I get more serious about drawing I can always get better in the future when I can afford it

The rubiks cube I'm gonna use as a fidget toy and I also want to learn how to solve them, my boyfriend is gonna teach me. J

ust trying to make sure I stick to a reasonable budget. The total for the colored pencils, sketching pencils, and rubik's cube was like $26, so that's not bad. I'm trying to build up my savings some cause it's not where I want it right now.

I'm holding off on the laptop because I need to have money set aside for vet visits for the cats. I need to take mocha for a checkup soon.

I still have my federal refund coming. That's a lot more. $160 of it is going to 4 violin lessons. (weekly) and the rest goes to household essentials, a vet visit for mocha, transportation to get to the vet and back (uber pet), phone bill, bus fare for my bus card, my netflix subscription and that's it.

I won't need to take Mustachio to the vet until this summer.

So those are the plans. I feel pretty good today. My mood is pretty good. My anxiety has been severely bad though. I really need to start taking my propranolol more often for that. I never take it, even though it helps a ton with the physical symptoms of anxiety. I've been sleeping a lot better with the thorazine increase. I had my volunteer shift with the kitties yesterday and it went well.

Not a whole lot going on today. They want me to decorate the bulletin boards in the building again, they said to pick items and they will order them and I can use them to decorate them. Should be fun.

I'm probably gonna sit outside later with some coffee. Gonna practice violin for an hour, and work through my music theory workbook some. I've developed calluses on my lefthand fingers. I have a violin lesson on Monday. I have to get bloodwork that day too. My psychiatrist said he'd prescribe some vitamin d along with my meds if my vitamin D levels are low (they probably are)

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Default Feb 28, 2024 at 12:16 PM
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I have an interview at Walmart tomorrow

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Itís a stocking job

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So the job would be full time which I canít do because it would make me lose my disability benefits.

So I decided to do the ticket to work program with social security instead. Iím waiting to hear back from one of the network providers for ticket to work. I just left a message last night with one from the list they provided me with. They provide job placement, job coaching, onsite job coaching if necessary, benefits counseling, and job accomodations etc. you have like a 9 month trial period where you c an make as much money as you want without it affecting your benefits at all. Iím hoping to get a job where I only work like 15 hours a week. That would be a lot more manageable with my mental health. Canít do 45 hours a week. Even 20-25 when I was with my last job was pushing my limits with my mental health. 15 hours would be manageable.

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I got a dialectical behavioral therapy workbook Iím working through. My paranoia and anxiety have been through the roof.

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This forum is pretty much dead

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Yeah sorry. I read but I donít have much to share.

I had a day at work on Tuesday of meetings, lunch, networking event, health coach talking about stress, and then a dinner and drinks. During the day was eh but dinner was fun. Had good conversations and food - it was all gluten free and dairy free.

Iím taking a risk management course still. And also taking an insurance course. Both go towards different certifications that will help me advance my career.

Not much else going on.

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I'm thinking of doing one thing that scares me every day (What I think are positive things).

Should I do it?
I'll take that as a no =[

We're snowed in, so couldn't go to the echocardiogram =[
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