A woman shared the extensive quarantine routine she followed to give herself a sense of ‘structure’ and ‘control’ amid the coronavirus pandemic, and while some people appreciated the motivation, others couldn’t resist her fraught schedule mock at by compared to their lazy days at home.
Last Tuesday, Twitter user @plntbasedcutie posted an extensive list of everything she does while in quarantine, starting with waking her up at 7am and ending with her going to bed at 10pm.
“My quarantine routine!” she tweeted. “This is just a general guide to myself based on my goals and what works for me! I allow a lot of flexibility with myself and don’t pressure myself to complete everything. this is just to give me structure and a sense of control and stability. ‘
Organized: Twitter user @plntbasedcutie posted a comprehensive list of everything she does while quarantined
Making it work: She explained in her tweet that the detailed planning gives her a sense of ‘structure’ and ‘control’ amid the coronavirus pandemic
The Twitter user organized the list hour by hour with different headings for each activity, starting with ‘Wake Up’ at 7 a.m.
During this time, she does her skincare routine, makes her bed, eats breakfast, and gets dressed for the day.
An hour later she meditates and reads for half an hour, calling this assignment “something for the soul.”
From 8:30 am to 11:30 am, she does “something for the brain,” which could be anything from attending an online lecture, doing schoolwork, or even working on a puzzle to stimulate the mind.
Play-by-play: The woman organized the list hour by hour with different sections for each activity, staring “Wake up” at 7 a.m.
Time for everything: from 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm she trains, does something productive and enjoys a hobby
It’s all there: she even made time for hobbies and being lazy before going to bed at 10pm. on the dot
The woman reserves an hour for lunch from 12:00 onwards. until 1 p.m., and she spends the next half hour outdoors reading, sunbathing, or taking a walk.
From 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm, she does ‘something for the body’ and explains that people can choose yoga, HIIT, cycling, treadmill training, or strength training.
After her workout, she likes to do ‘something productive’ for half an hour, whether it’s chores, cleaning up her drawers, cleaning her shoes, or washing her makeup brushes.
The Twitter user even made time for personal interests and being lazy. From 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. she recommends doing a hobby, such as baking or painting, followed by two hours of Netflix, board game, games, and social media.
Inspired: Some people appreciated the motivation and said they would make their own schedule to follow in these uncertain times
Dinner is from 6pm to 7pm, and after a free hour of doing what she wants, she starts to “ wind down ” at 9pm.
Before I go to bed on the spot at 10 p.m., she takes a sleeping pill and vitamins, takes a shower, puts on a face mask, writes in magazines and expresses her gratitude.
The woman’s quarantine routine was appreciated more than 530,000 times, and many commentators thanked her for the inspiration.
‘I love this! I tried to follow this today (with the only exception that I woke up around 11am), one person wrote, while another said, “Your tweet actually motivated me to get out of bed and make my own healthy routine. ‘
Not the same: other people couldn’t resist fooling the woman’s schedule by comparing it to their own lazy days at home
“I just know you’re a Virgo and I live for this routine now,” someone gushed.
However, others took the opportunity to fool the routine – and themselves – by sharing their daily schedules that mainly consist of sleeping, eating, and playing video games.
“Mines quite extensive: Xbox, sleep more, drink some water,” one person wrote.
‘This is mine. Don’t worry, my dog approves, ”someone else tweeted, saying she sleeps with her dog from 3 a.m. to 2 p.m. and spends all the time between feeding, cuddling and praising her beloved pet.
Time to kill: many admitted spending most of their day eating, sleeping, binging TV, and playing video games
Another added, “My list would be like: 1:30 PM Wake up 2:30 PM Eat 3:00 PM to 3:00 AM Watch movies while snacking on God knows what 3:30 PM sleep.”
Many commentators agreed that they spent their days quarantined, hanging out and doing the bare minimum to make ends meet.
One person joked about keeping busy eating ‘as if there is no f *** g tomorrow’ from 7am to 10pm
‘I just wake up at 10 a.m. and have lunch and watch YouTube / Netflix and go on Twitter / Instagram / TikTok / Reddit all day. Then dinner, ”another commented. “Keep doing the same thing until 2 a.m. ASMR. Falling asleep. And that’s about the fact that you’ve been isolated on your own for 2 years and despise all schedules. ‘
You do it: The woman who first posted her routine later returned to Twitter to assure people they don’t need to have a schedule like hers
“Cool, I just eroded a bit,” someone else replied.
The woman who first posted her routine later returned to Twitter to assure people they don’t need a schedule like hers; they have to do what they have to do to stay healthy in these uncertain times.
“Be nice to yourself and remember that resting is just enough !! We all do our best and that looks different for everyone. Stay healthy, “she wrote, adding,” A lot of people say their sanity is too bad to do this and I totally get it.
“I have a major depressive disorder, I make / follow routines as a healthy coping mechanism. Keeping myself busy prevents me from moving on. It is a process. Make yourself comfortable. ‘