So on Thursday you planned to go to boot camp, drop the kids off at school, get a haircut, check out the open house down the street, drop by the food court to pick up a curry, go to the car yard to talk about an upgrade, have a massage, pack yourself off to the hospital to have your ingrown toenails operated on and then hobble off to your friend's wedding.
It was going to be a very busy day.
But thanks to a flurry of government announcements in the past 24 hours or so, your day has suddenly become a lot quieter.
You can still work out with your boot camp group, do the school drop off, see the hairdresser and kick the tyres on a new car, but after you should probably just head home.
On your way back, you might be wondering why you can get a curry from the Thai restaurant around the corner but not the food court, or why you can see the car dealer but not the real estate agent, or even why you can't go to the wedding (limit five people) but the boot camp (limit 10 people) is fine.
Don't worry, you are not alone.
Around the country, people are trying to do the right thing and obey the increasingly severe social distancing rules and business shutdowns that have hit with rapid succession in the past week.
But the blizzard of directives is such that you probably need a dedicated app just to try and make sense of them all.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison insists it is all very clear.
"Last night I gave a very clear list of those businesses that were unable to continue in their premises because of the risk of spread of coronavirus," the prime minister said on Wednesday. "The message we gave last night was very clear. Our preference and our instruction is...stay at home unless you're going out for essentials."
Which, apparently, can include going to the local jeweller.
The government's rationale seems fair enough. It wants to eliminate large organised gatherings and limit the occasions where people come into close proximity outside the home while at the same time avoiding unnecessary business and service shutdowns.
It is trying to balance the competing demands of combating a health crisis while simultaneously limiting as far as possible the economic damage.
It confronts a terrible trade-off between saving lives and protecting livelihoods.
But in seeking to navigate a way through the dilemma it is sending out messages and advice that, however clear to those issuing them, seem bewildering and contradictory to many receiving them.
Increasingly there are calls for governments to implement a general shutdown to get on top of the virus's spread and to bring to an end all the confusion and uncertainty.
This is something the prime minister and his close advisers are not contemplating, or at least not yet.
The government's reluctance is understandable.
A total lockdown would take an enormous toll on people, not just in terms of lost jobs and income but damage to mental health and lives. Health workers worry about increased rates of suicide and family violence for starters.
But unless the measures taken so far begin to work in holding down the spread of Covid-19, the strain on the health system will quickly become severe.
That, at least, seems clear.
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