All this coronavirus stuff is wildin', huh? It got even more wild last week because I am NOW an ESSENTIAL WORKER in the MEDICAL FIELD!!! Woot! I got a new job!!! I gave up all hope of being released from furlough from my previous job and have been job hunting and applying since middle of … Continue reading The New Normal (and a little life update)
Anyone else feel like the Coronavirus "thing" is over? I mean, I know it's not over, but eventually we have to move on with our lives and do whatever it is that we need to get back out there. I realize that's not exactly the case for every state and every country, but Texas has … Continue reading Baby Steps
In the 5 minutes that it takes me to walk to the community mailbox tower and back I could already feel a full body sweat breaking out. It's a blood blistering 95 degrees here already and I kid you not if feels as if I have walked into an oven every time I step out … Continue reading Coronatine Adventures – “Big, fat life lemons” (Wednesday, May 20th)
It's called "Name that disgusting pastry filling"
It wasn't obvious to me that when we were sent home due to COVID and then I subsequently was furloughed from work that my entire schedule would change. This might seem rather obvious to you since if I normally spend very little time at home and am now coming up on my second week of … Continue reading Coronatine Adventures – “New Normal” (Thursday, April 2nd)
I kid you not, taking classes during COVID is saving my butt right now. Despite being out of work and having virus-related nerves, I have something with which I can completely engage and my days are moving much faster than I would have expected from being confined to my home. It's 8:54pm and I cannot figure out where this entire day went.
...is puzzles and sweet British films!
When I first started following the guidance of Dave Ramsey and began to stockpile cash for an emergency fund, I never imagined that the reason for dipping into said fund would be a killer pandemic sweeping through like a whirling dervish wreaking havoc on the lives of everyone.
When I workout at the Physical Therapy gym I get to look myself in the eye in a floor to ceiling mirror while doing some of the sequences. A couple weeks ago during a particularly difficult session, my mental strength was really starting to slip as my heart was pounding and sweat was dripping and I was getting just a tad bit dizzy from not breathing properly. In the mirror I could see my male PT (I have a female one I see as well) coming up behind me as I started to "cheat" more and more with each rep. I thought he would call me out instantly, but instead he dead eyed me in the mirror.
Just wanted to pop on here to offer a little encouragement across the world. According to my stats I have readers from every inch of the globe (surprises me, too!) and I know we are all hurting in much the same ways. I'm here to remind you all that we. can. do. this.