It is March 23, 2020 as I write this. I have been on voluntary self quarantine for a week. The last time I left my apartment was March 16 so maintenance could spray for bugs. I had to be out for an afternoon. So far I’m holding up. Found myself sleeping more than usual. But I haven’t been as anxious or irritable as I thought I would. One thing I think is helping me is that I gave up most caffeine. I’ve had maybe three cups of coffee in the last three weeks. I know that too much caffeine can make it irritable and twitchy. I still lift weights three times a week. I call family at least once a day to check in on them. A man in my parents’ church tested positive to covid 19 a few days ago. My brother and his wife have been working from home for the last couple weeks.
Overall I’m doing alright. I had some groceries delivered this afternoon. I’m good enough I don’t have to leave my apartment for awhile unless absolutely necessary. I haven’t had any visitors for the last two weeks besides my cleaning lady who arrives once a week and my neighbor who helps me with my laundry once a week. I know I wouldn’t be weathering this crisis nearly as well if I didn’t have the aid of friends, family, and neighbors. So glad that I stayed on good terms with friends and family.