She was good at writing little notes to herself. She was good at making lists. To-Do lists mostly. And sometimes things on the lists actually got done!
She had prepped and listed for all that needed to get done for the gathering. Cooking, baking, and cleaning the place.
All were enjoying themselves so she felt happy.
(Alternate dark ending)
What did and didn’t get done? Let’s take a look at her list! Got done: make cake, make soup, wash utensils. What didn’t get done: meet new people, stop living in an imaginary world, get out of the house once in a while.
New item on her checklist? “Don’t call Charlie an insensitive jerk-off.”