Last week I shared my reading journal from last year and, as the way things are with reading challenges, it’s time for me to share the ones I’m doing this year. It’s more of a shoutout to the hosts, rather than acknowledging what I’m going to be reading. As I mentioned, in my 2013 Journal, I’ve accepted I’m not going to read the majority of what I set out to read.
I’ve also noticed my focus has changed from being obsessive to being very laxed. When I’m in either a depressed state, an anxious and stressed state, or my world narrows dramatically (as it did with the onset of ME/CFS) my OCD tends to dominate. I become obsessed with numbers (including calculating how many pages I could read a day for each book), lists, and very competitive. I don’t know who I’m competitive with, but the urge is there. Continue reading