Daily Journal 9/10/2017

Hello, everyone. Sorry to have disappeared for a few days. I have been dealing with some health issues that we haven’t quite figured out what is going on yet. I have been so tired and feeling so fatigued that all I do is want to sleep. I have no energy for anything and it frustrates me because I don’t know what is causing it. It has been going on for a couple weeks now but I will be seeing my therapist on Wednesday to see if she might have any ideas.

I actually sat here yesterday forcing myself to stay up and created my book writing monthly goal sheet. With everything from writing the chapters to three rounds of editing to sending it off to a professional editor, I will be writing my current list of books well into February two- thousand and nineteen. Not considering any other books I come up with between now and then, lol. I have a few ideas for some more but I have jotted them down just until I get my already extensive list of books down some. I plan to stay busy and creative.

As far as how my day is going, it is manageable. Yesterday my nephew’s girlfriend celebrated one of her son’s birthdays with a party to which I pretty much stayed in my room. I have been feeling somewhat isolated the last week or so and don’t care to be bothered with anyone else. I put on that happy face for everyone in the house but my husband and sister-in-law know that I am not being real and hiding what is going on on the inside. I am a person who holds everything in until I find a safe way to release it. I call it throwing up to my therapist, lol.

I know that I am getting older because of the way my body aches and hurts but I try to stay young at heart. Walking is difficult at times because my feet haven’t been cooperating with me lately, or hurting so much that I can’t walk. My husband tries to get me up and walking throughout the day but it hurts so bad. I remember back in two- thousand and ten when I walked from Orlando, Florida to the border of Texas for a charity walk for the homeless and here I can barely walk about thirty feet without hurting or stopping to rest.

I need to find a way to motivate myself and to keep myself up during the day but cannot figure out what to do. I have no problem sitting up at night and I have stayed up until three or four o’clock in the morning without even being tired. Those are days when I would get up in the morning and stay up all day too. I don’t know but I will be seeing my primary care physician on the twenty- sixth of this month if it is not mental health being the culprit.

Well, I will stop here so that I can make use of my up time and finish the last chapter of my book “The Battle for Joshua”. I will begin the first round of editing tomorrow and look forward to sending it off to the editor. So, to everyone with a birthday today, “Happy Birthday”, and to everyone else have an awesome Sunday. Take care.

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Daily Journal 8/11/2017

Hello, everyone! I apologize for not writing until now. We have moved from the house we were living in and have gone off the grid for a bit. We are roughing it out in the boonies and have no internet as of yet. We are staying a few days with my sister-in-law so that we can take care of a few things online and plus we just bought brakes for our car and my husband will be installing them tomorrow because it is raining outside.

I have still been working on my book and will be able to send it to the editor around the first of the month before publishing. I am having a wonderful time writing my book and I find it very relaxing which makes it a good coping mechanism for my mental health. I am already looking forward to writing the next one and the ones after that. I have plenty of books to keep me busy for at least another year.

I just found out that my ex-husband and his new wife moved in down the street from where we were living so it was a good thing we moved from there before any drama got started. He and the woman they moved in with are both mine and my husband’s exes. They caused so many issues when we first got married it was unreal but they have been quiet for awhile now which we really appreciate.

We have been married for four years come October and we are still on our honeymoon so my husband says, but I feel that we are more in love with each other now than when we first got married. I love him so much and I am very thankful for him. He is truly my soul mate.

Well, it is time for me to get back to working on my book and relaxing. I want to wish everyone with a birthday today, “Happy Birthday”, and to everyone else, have a very awesome Friday. Take care.

Daily Journal 7/20/2017

It was two o’clock this afternoon when I woke up and feel somewhat rested. My neck was a little sore which gives me a slight headache. Other than that, everything is going pretty good. Our roommates outside dog started bleeding from his nose and mouth and we can’t figure out why, but she is asking everyone for prayers over “Rebel”.

I have begun writing the tenth chapter of my book and hopefully will be finished this evening with this chapter. I look forward to editing it and making it the best it can be before sending it to the editor. I will also be working on my notes for my addictions book because it will be so large that it will take a minute to complete but it is side work to all the other books I will be writing.

I still have some things to do today but you readers are more important so you get my attention first. I look forward to any feedback on my posts or short stories which will help create better writing.

It is time for me to work my daily list so I wish everyone a “Happy Birthday” if today is your birthday, and to everyone else, I wish for you to have a very awesome evening.

Daily Journal 7/17/2017

Good morning, everyone! I hope you slept well? Sorry for not posting yesterday but I was finally taking some me time. I checked my sales reports and I have sold a few more books, had some more pages read, and even made a couple audiobook sales. I know things are moving slowly but I anticipate it to get better over time. I am trying to get my sales campaigns ready and some ads, but it will come.

I have been up all night with a girl friend hanging out and we planned our vacation for October with our significant others and we just didn’t get tired enough to go to bed. I sat here watching movies while I finished off chapter nine of Joshua and should be able to get chapter ten done tonight. We have a full day of stuff to do and we will take a nap when we get home.

I am getting more excited about Joshua the closer to the end I get. I look forward to editing it and then sending it to the editor to get reviewed. It will be fun to publish it and get it out to everyone. I also did something I said I would never do and that is getting a tattoo. lol. I always said that if I ever got one it would be a great white shark and that is exactly what I am getting. I have gotten it started but I can only get so much done at a time since I have nerve damage in my extremities.

It is starting to look really good and like it is eating its way out of my skin. It is on the side of my calf and looks cool when I flex muscles in my leg because the shark moves. Well, it is time to get the coffee started before waking the guys up. I will post a picture of my tattoo when it gets completed and will keep everyone posted on my book progress.

To everyone with a birthday today, “Happy Birthday”, and to everyone else, have a happy Monday and I will talk soon. Have a great day!

Daily Journal 12/9/2016

I woke up this morning ready to start my day and am excited about fixing our house so we can move in. We visited Lowes yesterday and got all the wire, a breaker box, and junction boxes. I’m sorry I didn’t get a chance to write yesterday have been paying bills for the last few days and now I’m back on schedule. Thank you to everyone who is following me and please leave comments on my writing so that I can be a better writer. I’m looking for an editor currently to edit my first book for publishing. I am very excited and cant wait to hold my first book in my hands. I also hope that my books will help those facing the same struggles I did. Well, let me go get the next short story posted. Have a great day everyone and keep following your dreams.