On Monday night I started to feel it, that little tightness in the back of the throat.
It concerned me because I had just gotten over a cold from last week, one that I ran and swam through and generally fought the all-around good fight through. But Tuesday morning? Whole different story. I got into bed and have pretty much tried to stay there ever since.
Being under the weather sucks.
I remember when I worked in a corporate job, and how hard it was to balance sick time for you and for your kids. I remember how stressful it was at times to argue with my spouse about whose work day could better afford to be not attended.
As I layed in bed yesterday, watching the first 5 episodes of Big Love Season 4, I was very thankful to be able to simply focus on feeling better and not have to worry about what deadline wasn't being met.
Hopefully today will see even more improvement, and possibly more TV on DVD.
For all of you who are required to be somewhere 40 or more hours a week out in the workforce, I send you a virtual bowl of chicken soup for all those stressful sick days you try and figure out how to manage.
Until then, here are a few snapshots of my family in case you forgot what they looked like.
Dan making breakfast items which I did not eat and wearing a color that coordinates with our kitchen:
Aidan eating breakfast items which I did not make, and also matching nicely with our kitchen:
Coleman in our living room, where after 11 years he realized the piano bench can serve as an art table:
And finally, a few glimpses of part of our remodel. The back room is coming along. New cabinets and a new fireplace (the floors aren't new, but man, they sure look pretty with no furniture in the room):
I hope everyone who is kicking off Moving More and Eating Less this week is keeping the faith! I'm decidedly not Moving More at all. My last workout was Monday. But the anxiousness I'm feeling at getting back at it reminds me how committed I am to the task.
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