I always want to write stuff down much more often than I actually get around to doing so. I always think but my thinking is often done simultaneously while also doing some other activity which does not lend itself well to pressing buttons on a keyboard, like washing dishes or folding clothes or driving a car. I would really love to have a peripheral device for my computer or iPad that I could dictate into straight from my brain. I know that voice recognition has gotten quite good but I don’t want to say things out loud. That is too hard. Even when it is only me there, it feels like it is too exposing to use my voice to express my thoughts rather than using a more tangible method such as writing or typing to record them.
I used to write my journal entries towards the end of the day.. when I was not completely exhausted at the end of the day. It has been a long time since that happened. I have always slept oddly – not quite turning off all the way, and when it was just Daniel and me I suppose the lack of interruption to my sleep and responsibilities that necessitated getting up at a certain time allowed me extra sleep that made up for the less refreshing sleep, maybe.