Chores Done - 2020

By justanotherjen

Chronic illnesses leave you with little energy for things you enjoy, let alone chores... this is what I've gotten done while dealing with chronic fatigue, severe mental illness, and hypertension.

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Oct. 22, 2020


- made bed

- made coffee

- fed sourdough starter

- fed cats

- mailed ballot!

- made dinner (rosemary chicken and gravy)

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Oct. 21, 2020


- made bed

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Oct. 20, 2020


- made bed

- emptied trash in my room

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Oct. 19, 2020


- made bed

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Oct. 18, 2020


- made bed

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Oct. 17, 2020


- made bed

- fed cats

- cleaned desk

- made dinner (pea soup)

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Oct. 16, 2020


- made bed

- fed cats

- doctor appointment

- grocery shopping

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Oct. 15, 2020


- made bed

- fed cats

- took trash and recycling bins to curb

- emptied recycling in kitchen

- made coffee

- emptied litter box

- took trash out of my bathroom

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Oct. 14, 2020


- made bed

- fed cats

- made coffee

- emptied trash can

- organized dirty dishes

- emptied dishwasher

- loaded dishwasher

- made dinner (pork roast)

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Oct. 13, 2020


- made bed

- fed cats

- organized dirty dishes

- emptied dishwasher

- loaded dishwasher

- organized storage lids

- made coffee

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Oct. 12, 2020


- made bed

- fed cats

- made coffee

- made lunch (beef stir fry)

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Oct. 11, 2020


- make bed

- feed cats

- organize dirty dishes

- finished ugly sweater

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Oct. 10, 2020


- made bed

- fed cats

- organized dirty dishes

- made dinner (rosemary-garlic chicken)

- fed fish

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Oct. 9, 2020


- made bed

- fed cats

- made coffee

- grocery shopping

- made dinner (beef stew and sourdough bread)

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Oct. 8, 2020


- make bed

- make coffee

- load dishwasher

- unclog sink

- clean sink

- feed cats

- cut Nora's hair

- cut my hair

- clean up hair

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Oct. 7, 2020


- make bed

- feed cats

- make coffee

- unload dishwasher

- load dishwasher

- feed sourdough

- make dinner (cajun chicken and brown rice)

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Oct. 6, 2020


- made bed

- fed cats

- unloaded dishwasher

- loaded dishwasher

- unclogged sink

- fed sourdough starter

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Oct. 5, 2020


- made bed

- fed cats

- emptied trash can

- made coffee

- organized dirty dishes

- unclogged sink

- unloaded dishwasher

- loaded dishwasher

- cleaned counters

- cleaned stoved

- swept kitchen

- cleaned up backyard

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Oct. 4, 2020


- made bed

- fed cats

- made dinner? (Papa Murphy's pizza)

- cleaned counter in my bathroom

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Oct. 3, 2020


- made bed

- cleaned litter box

- cleaned outside of shower

- swept around litter box

- fed cats

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Oct. 2, 2020


- made bed

- fed cats

- fed fish

- made dinner (chicken parm sliders and chicken stir fry)

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Oct. 1, 2020


- made bed

- fed cats

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Sept. 30, 2020


- made bed

- fed cats

- made coffee

- emptied trashcan

- organized dirty dishes

- made lunch (mac & cheese)

- grocery shopping

- made dinner (steak)

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Sept. 29, 2020


- made bed

- fed cats

- fed fish

- made coffee

- unloaded dishwasher

- loaded dishwasher

- unclogged sink

- swept kitchen

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Sept. 28, 2020


- made bed

- fed cats

- fed fish

- organized dishes

- unloaded dishwasher

- loaded dishwasher

- unclogged sink

- made coffee

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Sept. 27, 2020


- made bed

- fed cats

- made coffee

- fed sourdough

- made dinner (tacos)

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Sept. 26, 2020


- made bed

- made coffee

- organized dishes

- fed cats

- cleaned litter box

- cleaned shower

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Sept. 25, 2020


- made bed

- fed cat

- made coffee

- organized dishes

- emptied dishwasher

- filled dishwasher

- doctor appointment

- made dinner (pork roast with brown rice)

- put away food

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Sept. 24, 2020


- made bed

- fed cats

- made coffee

- emptied dishwasher

- filled dishwasher

- made lunch (pizza)

- cleaned counters

- cleaned stove

- unclogged sink

- emptied litter box

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Sept. 23, 2020


- made bed

- fed cats

- collected dishes

- emptied dishwasher

- filled dishwasher

- made coffee

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Sept. 22, 2020


- made bed

- fed cats

- made coffee

- emptied trashcan

- emptied dishwasher

- filled dishwasher

- unclogged sink

- cleaned two counters

- cleaned cast iron frying pan

- grocery shopping

- made dinner (chicken tortilla soup)

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Sept. 21, 2020


- made bed

- made coffee

- unclogged sink

- emptied dishwasher

- filled dishwasher

- swept kitchen

- fed sourdough starter

- grocery shopping

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Sept. 20, 2020


- made bed

- brought garbage bins in

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Sept. 19, 2020


- made bed

- cleaned bathtub

- cleaned litter box

- emptied trash in my bathroom

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Sept. 18, 2020


- made bed

- fed cats

- fed fish

- cleaned counter

- made lunch (pizza)

- cleaned up from lunch

- made dinner (meatloaf)

- put food away

- organized dishes

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Sept. 17, 2020


- made bed

- organized dishes

- took trash to the curb

- took recycling to the curb

- emptied dishwasher

- filled dishwasher

- fed cats

- grocery shopping

- cooked dinner (steak tacos)

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Sept. 16, 2020


- made bed

- fed cats

- made coffee

- organized dishes

- emptied dishwasher

- filled dishwasher

- made dinner (waffles)

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Sept. 15, 2020


- made bed

- made coffee

- emptied dishwasher

- filled dishwasher

- cleaned counters

- cleaned sink

- unclogged sink

- cleaned cast iron frying pan

- swept

- made lunch (hamburgers)

- made dinner (chicken & mushrooms)

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Sept. 14, 2020


- made bed

- cleaned litter box

- fed cats

- made coffee

- unclogged sink

- cleaned sink

- emptied dishwasher

- loaded dishwasher

- took recycling to garage

- made dinner (lasagna soup)

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Sept. 13, 2020


- made bed

- fed cats

- made coffee

- helped tape up vents

- fixed laptop

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Sept. 12, 2020


- made bed

- made coffee

- made dinner (pork chops)

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Sept. 11, 2020


- made bed

- made coffee

- fed sourdough starter

- made lunch (tacos)

- froze extra meat

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Sept. 10, 2020

It's TRASH day!
- made bed

- cleaned litter box

- emptied trash in my room

- emptied trash in kitchen

- took trash can to curb

- made coffee

- emptied dishwasher

- filled dishwasher

- unclogged sink

- cleaned sink

- put away food from last night

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Sept. 9, 2020


- made bed

- made coffee

- emptied dishwasher

- filled dishwasher

- cleaned counters

- cleaned stove

- swept

- mopped kitchen

- pulled weeds

- made dinner (burrito bowl for me; burgers for everyone else)

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Sept. 8, 2020


- made bed

- made coffee

- filled dishwasher

- cleaned counters

- cleaned stove

- made lunch (pizza)

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Sept. 7, 2020


- made bed

- fed cats

- emptied dishwasher

- filled dishwasher

- made coffee

- cleaned toilet in powder room

- tried to unclog sink in powder room

- pulled weeds

- made lunch (Philly-style steak sandwiches for 14yo)

- made dinner (steak with roasted rosemary potatoes and corn on the cob)

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Sept. 6, 2020


- made bed

- fed cats

- filled water dishes on porch

- collected dirty dishes

- grocery shopping

- cooked dinner (steak)

- put food away

- cleaned up dinner mess

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Sept. 5, 2020


- made bed

- made coffee

- fed cats

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Sept. 4, 2020


- made bed

- made coffee

- cleaned counters

- fed sourdough starter

- fed cats

- made dinner (hot dogs, french fries and mac & cheese)

- cleaned up dinner

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Sept. 3, 2020


- made bed

- made coffee

- emptied dishwasher

- filled dishwasher

- cleaned counters

- cleaned stove

- fed cat

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Sept. 2, 2020


- made bed

- made coffee

- emptied dishwasher

- filled dishwasher

- cleaned counters

- cleaned stove

- put away canned food

- emptied trash can

- fed cats

- made lunch (tacos)

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Sept. 1, 2020


- made bed

- made coffee

- emptied dishwasher

- filled dishwasher

- cleaned stove

- cleaned counter

- cleaned sink

- cooked dinner (chicken & dumpling soup)

- put away groceries

- fed cat

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Aug. 31, 2020


- made bed

- made coffee

- emptied dishwasher

- loaded dishwasher

- cleaned counters

- cleaned stove

- unclogged sink

- fed cats

- filled catfood container

- made lunch (Kraft mac & cheese)

- made more dinner rolls

- cleaned up from baking

- put leftovers away

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Aug. 30, 2020


- made bed

- made coffee

- emptied dishwasher

- loaded dishwasher

- cleaned counters

- cleaned stove

- cleaned sink

- unclogged sink

- made dinner (salisbury steak and homemade dinner rolls)

- cleaned up from cooking

- put food away

- fed cats

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Aug. 29, 2020


- made bed

- cleared off dresser

- cleared off book shelf

- emptied trash cans in my room

- pulled weeds

- sprayed weeds

- made dinner (velveeta mac & cheese bake)

- cleaned up from dinner

- fed cats

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Aug. 28, 2020


- made bed

- fed sourdough

- cut son's hair

- cleaned up hair

- pulled weeds

- trimmed bushes

- sprayed weeds

- made coffee

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Aug. 27, 2020


- made bed

- made coffee

- hung hook back on door

- went to Walmart

- made dinner (Minestrone soup)

- cleaned up kitchen

- put food away

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Aug. 26, 2020


- made bed

- pulled weeds

- trimmed bush

- grocery shopping

- cooked dinner (homemade pizza)

- cleaned up after dinner

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Aug. 25, 2020


- made bed

- emptied dishwasher

- filled dishwasher

- stacked dirty dishes

- got mail

- fed cats

- took recycling to garage

- cleaned counters

- cleaned stove

- cleaned high chair trays

- picked up baby's toys

- put away popcorn maker

- put away recipe tin

- load of laundry

- folded t...

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Aug. 24, 2020


- made bed

- made coffee

- fed cats

- folded donation clothes

- put donation clothes in storage

- moved boxes to garage

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Aug. 23, 2020


- made bed

- organized upstairs hall closet

- vacuumed hall closet

- cleaned counter in my bathroom

- cleaned sinks in my bathroom

- cleaned toilet in my bathroom

- cleaned litterbox

- emptied trash in my bathroom

- cleaned counter in kitchen

- made dinner (creamy chicken tortilla soup min...

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Aug. 22, 2020


- made bed

- made coffee

- made breakfast for kids/grandson

- fed sourdough starter

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Aug. 21, 2020


- made bed

- filled cat food

- fed cats

- organized dirty dishes

- ran errands (to bank, Dollar Tree, Grocery Outlet and Safeway)

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Aug. 20, 2020


- made bed

- fed cats

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Aug. 19, 2020


- made bed

- organized dirty dishes

- fed cats

- made coffee

- put board games away in closet

- took trash cans to the curb

- pulled weeds

- trimmed bush

- cleaned porch

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Aug. 18, 2020


- made bed

- collected dirty dishes

- emptied dishwasher

- loaded dishwasher

- unclogged sink

- made coffee

- pulled weeds

- cleaned driveway

- fed cats

- took kid to store

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Aug. 17, 2020


- made bed

- made coffee

- fed cats

- helped son load stuff into the car (he's officially moved out now)

- made dinner (pork roast, mashed potatoes and veggies)

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Aug. 16, 2020


- made bed

- emptied dishwasher

- filled dishwasher

- cleaned counters

- cleaned stove

- grocery shopping

- made dinner (chicken & rice)

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Aug. 15, 2020


- made bed

- finished my laundry

- washed husband's clothes

- put washer on clean cycle

- made dinner (Kraft mac & cheese and hot dogs)

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Aug. 14, 2020


- made bed

- folded clothes

- washed 5? loads of laundry (I lost track of how many)

- dried laundry

- folded more laundry (none of it mine)

- finally washed my clothes

- fed cats

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Aug. 13, 2020

It's SOURDOUGH day!
- made bed

- fed sourdough starter

- took apart bunk bed

- put bunk bed back together

- moved boxes in garage

- swept garage

- organized book shelves

- organized garage

- brought trash can in

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Aug. 12, 2020


- made bed

- organized garage

- took apart Nora's old bed

- swept garage

- fed cats

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Aug. 11, 2020


- made bed

- fed cats

- pulled weeds

- swept sidewalk

- trimmed bush

- moved junk on side of house

- took shower

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Aug. 10, 2020


- made bed

- fed cats

- pulled weeds

- swept sidewalk

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Aug. 9, 2020


- made bed

- go for walk

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Aug. 8, 2020


- made bed

- go for walk

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Aug. 7, 2020


- made bed

- straightened up bedroom

- organized embroidery floss

- fed cat

- made dinner (white bean soup)

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Aug. 6, 2020


- made bed

- rewashed clothes in machine

- put clothes in dryer

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Aug. 5, 2020


- made bed

- doctor appointment

- grocery shopping

- put away groceries

- washed mask

- fed cats

- cleaned litter box

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Aug. 4, 2020


- made bed

- made coffee

- fed sourdough starter

- loaded washing machine

- folded clothes

- VOTED!

- ran errands

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Aug. 3, 2020


- made bed

- emptied dishwasher

- loaded dishwasher

- cleaned sink

- made coffee

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Aug. 2, 2020


- made bed

- fed cats

- organized dishes

- cleaned griddle (from cooking burgers the other day)

- marinated pork chops

- cooked dinner (Hawaiian pork chops, brown rice, rosemary potatoes, baked beans and broccoli)

- put food away

- loaded dishwasher

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Aug. 1, 2020


- made bed

- fed cats

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July 31, 2020


- made bed

- fed sourdough starter

- made dinner (hamburger and Kraft mac & cheese)

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July 29, 2020


- made bed

- made coffee

- fed cats

- made breakfast for grandson (Eggo waffle and microwave sausage patty with a banana)

- unloaded dishwasher

- loaded dishwasher

- cleaned high chair

- made lunch (beef stir fry for me; veggie stir fry for grandson)

- emptied trash can in kitchen

- babysa...

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July 28, 2020


- made bed

- made coffee

- made breakfast for grandson (French Toast, microwave sausage patties and scrambled eggs)

- emptied trash in kitchen

- unloaded the dishwasher

- loaded the dishwasher

- wiped down counters

- wiped down stove

- babysat for 7 hours!

- cleared out the coat closet

- ...

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July 27, 2020


- made bed

- ran errands (Dollar Tree, Grocery Outlet, Walgreens--all in one shopping center)

- washed the car (power went out and there was nothing else to do and it was really hot outside)

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July 26, 2020


- made bed

- filled cat food for upstairs

- finished loading/started dishwasher

- made coffee

- helped fix my overhead light (YAY!)

- cleaned out the fridge

- rinsed recycling

- made dinner (chicken parmesan sliders)

- cleaned the porch and driveway with the hose

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July 25, 2020


- made bed

- filled dishwasher

- fed cat

- made dinner (Kraft Mac & Cheese)

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July 23, 2020

It's SOURDOUGH day!
- made bed

- emptied dishwasher

- loaded dishwasher

- fed cat

- fed sourdough starter

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July 22, 2020


- emptied dishwasher

- made breakfast for Arrow

- filled dishwasher

- cleaned sink

- cleaned counter

- scrubbed pans

- cleaned cutting board

- swept the floor

- babysat for five hours

- cleaned out cubby under the stairs

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July 21, 2020


- made bed

- fed cats

- picked up trash/recycling in my room

- babysat grandson

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July 20, 2020


- made bed

- filled dishwasher

- made pizza for lunch

- cleaned up mess from lunch

- made bed again (after nap)

- babysat grandson for two hours

- fed the cats

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July 19, 2020


- made bed

- filled dishwasher

- picked up recycling in my room

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July 16, 2020

It's TRASH Day! It's SOURDOUGH Day!
- emptied trash in my room/bathroom

- emptied trash in kitchen

- took trash out to curb

- emptied dishwasher

- loaded dishwasher

- made coffee

- fed sourdough starter

- cooked dinner

- loaded dishwasher (again)

- put food away

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July 15, 2020


- babysat grandson for an hour

- made dinner (pot roast)

- put food away

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July 14, 2020

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, JACK!
- emptied dishwasher

- filled dishwasher

- cleaned counters

- cleaned stove

- made lunch for grandson

- took out trash

- took out recycling

- picked up living room

- made homemade pizza crust

- baked pizzas for dinner

- cleaned litter box

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July 13, 2020


- made bed

- made coffee

- babysat grandson for 3 hours

- folded laundry

- grocery shopping

- put away groceries

- fed cats

- cooked dinner (hamburgers and homemade Velveeta shells & cheese)

- wrapped presents

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July 12, 2020


- made bed

- fed cats
Not a good day at all.

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July 11, 2020


- made bed

- filled dishwasher

- fed cats

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July 10, 2020


- made bed

- fed cats

- made coffee

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July 9, 2020

It's SOURDOUGH day!
- made bed

- cleaned litter box

- made coffee

- organized dirty dishes on counter

- fed sourdough starter

- cleaned counter

- fed cat

- grocery shopping

- put groceries away

- made dinner (minestrone soup)

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July 8, 2020


- made bed

- made coffee

- cleaned off my bathroom counter

- babysat for 3 hours

- filled dishwasher

- fed cats

- cooked dinner (grilled hot dogs, mac & cheese and french fries)

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July 7, 2020


- made bed

- fed cats

- babysat grandson for 3 hours

- got lunch for grandson

- filled dishwasher

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July 6, 2020


- made bed

- entry for illness journal (now including this as a chore on bad days)

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July 5, 2020


- made bed

- filled dishwasher

- unclogged kitchen sink

- scrubbed a burnt dish

- scrubbed around one burner of the stove

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July 4, 2020


- made bed

- emptied dishwasher

- filled dishwasher

- fed cat

- washed cast iron skillet

- cooked dinner (steak sandwiches with sauteed mushrooms, onions and green peppers, corn on the cob, mac & cheese, french fries)

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July 3, 2020


- made bed

- filled dishwasher

- cleaned sink

- put a load of clothes in washing machine

- grocery shopping

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July 2, 2020

It's SOURDOUGH day!
- made bed

- took shower

- fed sourdough starter

- doctor's appointment

- cooked dinner (tacos)

- put food away

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July 1, 2020


- made bed

- babysat grandson for two hours

- cooked dinner (chicken & dumpling soup)

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June 30, 2020


- made bed

- watched grandson

- cooked dinner (steak tacos with Spanish rice)

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June 29, 2020


- made bed

- cooked dinner (chicken and gravy over instant mashed potatoes with mixed veggies and brussels sprouts)

- watched grandson for an hour

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June 27, 2020


- made bed

- made coffee

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June 26, 2020


- make bed

- fed the cats

- put away clean clothes

- cooked dinner

- made cookie dough (but didn't bake it)

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June 25, 2020

It's TRASH DAY! It's SOURDOUGH DAY!
- made my bed

- cleaned the litter box

- emptied the trash in my bathroom

- emptied the trash in the kitchen

- took trash and recycling cans to the curb

- took empty bottles to the curb

- made coffee

- fed my sourdough starter

- made blog posts

- cooked d...

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