You know what it's like trying to do something new and difficult, it takes up all of you. Well it does me. I'm glad breathing is a natural reflex and I don't have to remember to do it. Anyway, it will soon be done and I will be able to get back to normal.
Meanwhile it's my birthday tomorrow and so today I'm trying to tidy the house so I don't have to begin my new year in a shit-hole, cooking tomorrow's supper so tomorrow's birthday self doesn't have to think about it, and will at some point bake a cake as a gift to that self. I know Friday's self will be distressed at my taking the time off from the 'thing that is new and difficult' but I can't think of everyone.
If anyone out there has time to give themself a break here is something that will reward. My last day of being this young gift to you: