As I get older, I’d like to think I’m also becoming wiser.
This video might show you a couple examples of how I am disciplining myself as an adult.
For one, at work, I might be considered to have the messiest desk in the office. Oh boy, I hope that’s not true, but I wouldn’t be surprised if it is true. It’s a good thing they only see the TOP of my desk, yes, it’s pretty bad, normally, but if they were to see inside my desk drawer… they would be mortified.
So I opened up my desk drawer, started the camera and cleaned it out. There’s a lot of pauses in between the tidying up because I only worked on this drawer in between taking calls and talking to co-workers. The results are stunning (if I do say so myself.) As you can see, I don’t have much to store in my desk drawer. But as you can see in the first video, I do like to hoard a thousand Chipotle napkins and cutlery. I am proud that I finally cleaned it out and organized it better. Woo Hoo! One point for me!
The 2nd video is a little grosser. I was in a VERY bad mood and instead of yelling at my kids and husband or sulking in my bed until I fell asleep, I decided to lock myself in the bathroom with a container of Clorox Wipes. Yup, you read that right. I put myself in a Clorox Wipe Time Out. I sat on the floor and hit record on my camera and wiped everything in the camera’s site. When that was done, I checked in with myself to see if my temper had subsided and it hadn’t, so I turned the camera to another corner of the nasty bathroom floor and Cloroxed that section too. Woo Hoo, 2nd point!
This bathroom will never, I repeat NEVER be 100 % clean at the same time, but using Clorox wipes here and there instead of wasting tears in my pillow is a very productive use of my energy. And maybe, just maybe, the bathroom might actually get fully clean one day.
I think this spoiled child personality of mine might ACTUALLY be maturing. ((GASP))
Thank you for your kind words of encouragement, please remember that we are all here to support each other so there is no need for harsh opinions. Depression isn’t easy to live with every day, especially when you’re expected to go to work and still go home and clean up your house.
But we’ll make it through somehow, right?
Thanks for reading (and watching)
-Crystal Deslob Student
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