2018 Fall December 13 Thursday
53 degrees this morning, 89% humidity, light rain, no walk
Getting very tired of this “cold” (head congestion etc.). Although it is two different types (the first part was a lot worse), it has lasted for over two weeks! Enough is enough!
I don’t know if people get “colds” in climates that are warm all the time or not. Probably have a lot of allergies.
I am always worried about something becoming the “new normal”, like not walking in the morning! I am sure once I get rid of this cold (and the need to sleep more because of it), I will resume walking i the morning again.
I wake up at the same time, but feel the need for more naps etc.
We joined a health club (with a swimming pool even), now the challenge will be to use it!
I have always heard “you make the time available for what you really want”, and I assume it is true up to a point. I guess the “point” is when you don’t have any time left!
Although I used to work a lot more hours than now, it made a huge difference that my hours were “flexible”. It is almost like I don’t have as much free time available when time isn’t all that flexible (during the day).
I don’t know how it would be arranged otherwise, but I always thought it was strange that most activities you want/need to go to are during the “normal” work day!
That has actually changing a lot over the past few years, although that also requires people to work “other than normal” hours!
It appears this (work time) is a no-win situation!
I am fortunate in that I have paid sick leave etc. I was thinking about how some people don’t have, if nothing else because of the nature of their business.
Ditto with health insurance. Even with health insurance, deductibles, co-pays etc. can be costly, much less not having any health insurance. If you add that into losing pay from taking off when you are sick, it can be a real problem!
Sometimes it is easy to forgot how fortunate I have it. The little things really shouldn’t bother me!
Thinking about the refugees, people in Syria etc. where life is just continual basic survival every day. I don’t know what the answer is, maybe there isn’t one.
In my work, I see a lot of people who work hard, long hours, and just plain hard work running their own business or working at a business. I have to admire them for (most of them) their hard work and maintaining a good attitude about their life. There isn’t a lot of “freedom” in running your own business, especially a consumer oriented business where you have to be open at specific times!
That’s it for now, Thursday, December 13, 2018.