Back in Fighting Form

From last Saturday, 5-11-13:  First day I’ve felt close to human in over a week – shingles meds are finished and side effects are GONE!  Although I think I may have an ear infection on top of that whole mess.  

I ventured out to pick up Jackson’s asthma medication and also a gift card for a party he’ll be going to later – and finishing that up I realized, hey, I don’t feel all that great….just better.  I’m really thankful for better, btw.  I walked outside Target and just sat down on a bench vs. rushing back to the car.  I decided I just needed to sit for a few secs and think about what to do next and decided I needed food.  I can’t reach the fam so I’m going it alone….(wishing I had some loving company tho).

In the mood for a burger I took myself to Outback but ordered a nice salad with some grilled salmon on top instead….how awfully healthy of me, no? Sipping my iced tea and waiting on my salad I realized that this really has been a bit of another rough patch for me – what with getting shingles again, pressure on myself to put in at least 20 hours/week at work, if not more, and the demands of a needy friend who, since I jotted these notes down last week, has turned hostile on me.   

Anyway, at the time of the salmon salad lunch and the original scribbling I was feeling really glad that I felt better, acknowledging that I’m still not 100% and making a deal with myself to be ok with that, but at the same time vowing to come back fighting over the next few weeks!

and I did drag myself to the office even the days I didn’t absolutely have to be there – and I’m glad I did and I’m doing it again next week, and the week after that, and the week after that, and….. 


Author: The C-Sweet

I'm a Soccer Mom/Baseball Mom living the American Dream in northern Virginia. I work as a Business Advisor & Consultant focusing on small-medium sized businesses in my local community. I've drunk the chardonnay, practiced the yoga, driven the minivan, atomized the essential oils, made the spinach dip and attended many Southern Living at Home, Stella & Dot, and Pampered Chef parties. I'm a Catholic, Conservative, Spiritually Awake individual sharing my opinion on whatever catches my fancy and occasionally entertaining a few folks with tales from my ADDiva life!

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