7:20am: Get out of bed
7:30am: Drive to Burger King for breakfast and get Value Meal #2
7:55am: Arrive at work
8:00-8:30: Have a meeting with my clinical supervisor about the meeting we're about to have
8:35-10:00: Have an intense, argumentative meeting with 8 other people about one of my clients (who is apparently one of the ten most difficult clients out of the 3000 we serve)
10:01-11:00: Counseling session (40something year-old female)
11:00-12:00: Counseling session (30something year-old female)
12:00-1:00: Counseling session (27 year-old male)
1:00-2:00: Counseling session (14 year-old female)
2:00-2:45: Diagnostic assessment for 11 year-old female
2:45-3:00: Eat lunch I brought from home
3:00-4:15: Counseling session (30 year-old female)
4:15-5:00: Group Supervision
5:00-6:00: Counseling session (42 year-old male)
6:15-7:00: Drive 53 miles to Appalachian Outfitters while having a telephone session with my executive coach
7:00-7:15: Call A.O. because I am lost
7:15-7:30: Shop for a sleeping pad, another pair of trekking socks and pick up my glacier glasses (FINALLY!)
7:30-8:15: Drive toward home (another 53 miles) while returning a call to a friend. Stop for McDonalds on the way. God, I'm healthy.
8:15-9:00: Stop at Wal-Mart to purchase waterproofing spray for my hiking boots, a sleeping pad (they were too expensive at A.O.) and a box of cereal.
It is now 10:13pm. I have another load of laundry in the wash. I still have 7 progress notes to do from yesterday. It's time for ice cream. A big bowl.