September Habit #27 Changing My Routine

Although I’ve been officially retired for ten years, I now have a new job title–it’s GRAMMY.

So, part of my “before bed routine” now includes getting items ready to take to my daughter’s where I take care of her 5-month-old baby daughter. That means I need not only the clothes I’ll be wearing but extras in case my original ones happen to get “blessed” by the baby during the day. These go in my baby-sitting tote. Next, I put in my blood glucose monitor and my medications for the day. Then I make sure I have both my cell phone and the charger. Important phone numbers have already been entered in the contact list. If I’ve bought anything for either my DD or my Dear Grand Dumpling, that goes in too.

Finally, I toss in the local food ads in case I have enough stamina to shop on the way home. I then check that all my alarms are set for the proper morning times, and I’m done.

Loving my new job,
Jenka in the “Burgh

Rebecca here: This month we are focusing on the before bed routine.

Part of this routine is gathering up everything you need for the following day and putting it in one place. This place is your launch pad. You will be able to grab and go!

Where is your place? Do you have a bag? A water bottle or your office in a bag?

Please share your own tips or stories on the benefits and blessings of the Before Bed Routine.

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