In Recovery

“Low Disk Space!” said the error message on my laptop. “You are running out of disk space on your recovery drive! Delete old or unnecessary files!”

I had been getting this message every three or four minutes for over a week, ever since a failed back-up attempt. I had tried clicking where it said to click, deleting the files it suggested I delete, and reinitiating a back-up, but still the error message kept flashing, infuriating in its persistence. I had far too much to do to figure out how to make it go away.

See, that’s the thing, I was busy. I had deadlines, both external and internal, and I had my hands full with flogging myself to meet them. There wasn’t time to cook dinner, or eat healthily, or exercise, or meditate. There wasn’t time to read, or watch TV, or go for a walk. I had important things to do, urgent things. I was taking care of business.

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