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2. Start With the Basics
Now that you have your journal method, you can shift focus to what you want to put in it. When tracking your symptoms, including the date, day of the week, time and location makes the most sense. To make your journal easier to complete and refer to later, consider using a tracking sheet system rather than a narrative. A tracking system focuses only on the pertinent information while discarding anything extraneous. This process will bring the sought-after data to the forefront.