MS Update — My Incredible, Productive Day

I had the most productive day today that I’ve had since a week before I went in the hospital. Maybe longer. I’m publishing what I did today not because I did anything particularly amazing, but just to show how busy I was today — and tonight, I still have energy and feel good!

7 a.m. — Got up with Christy, made her breakfast, and did dishes. Got ready for the day.
8 a.m. — Meditation and prayer
9 a.m. — Work out/PT stretches and balance stuff
10:30 a.m. — Rest, play on computer
1 pm — Counseling appointment (as a client!)
2:30 pm — Drive to Royal Oak to get hospital discharge statement from Beaumont, then back home
5 pm — Last minute tax stuff. Drive into downtown Flint to post office.
5:45 pm — Walk with cane in one hand and trash barrel in the other down the ditch in front of my house and the church, picking up trash.
6:30 — Helped Christy carry in groceries.

I’m still planning on doing dishes tonight. I totally feel up to it. I still used my cane and am still limping, but the point is having enough energy to get through a busy and productive day. So exciting. Planning on working full-time this week for the first time since before I got sick. Back in the office tomorrow. We’ll see what happens.

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I am a pastor and licensed counselor in Michigan. I have been a pastor since 1994. In 2002, my wife and I planted the church we are pastoring now. I do casework here and there, and also teach for Spring Arbor University part-time.

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One comment on “MS Update — My Incredible, Productive Day
  1. Daisy Morton says:

    Hi Dave. What you were able to accomplish today is amazing. From one MS person to another this was major stuff. Just going to the grocery store can leave me exhausted.

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