Monday, March 09, 2009

Yesterday...

I got to take a bike ride.  It was a beautiful day.  I talked one of my friends from work into registering for an August triathlon with me.  Yesterday was our first training bike ride.  She was a little nervous, not having been on a bike for years, so we took it very easy.  Basically, we rode to a little resort town nearby and had lunch.  It was fun.

When I got home, my daughter was waiting for me.  She was so sick, she needed me to take her to the ER.  She couldn't breathe.  We went to the ER, and I got to sit and knit for a couple of hours.  I can actually knit and read a magazine at the same time, so I got to read magazines too.  She has a viral respiratory infection, and it will just have to take its course.  She did turn down all kind of meds - she told the doctor she is "in recovery."  She felt so good about that!  She did, however, get an inhaler and cough medicine.  

I have a very long day ahead and I am starting it tired.  I call myself "high-maintenance" because there are many things that are essential to my well-being... like good sleep, good food, good exercise, good down-time, good fellowship, good prayer, good meditation, etc., etc., etc.,  I could go on all day about the things I need to be quite careful about or I find myself way off the beam.  So others can deal with little changes like springing the clocks forward - it throws me for a loop ever year.  This year is a little worse because I am already tired.  

I'll stop whining about this in maybe a week.

Let's stay sober today no matter how dark and early it is, OK?

8 comments:

Scott W said...

I don't like messing with God's time. I want desperately to go back to bed.

Pam said...

I think it's odd that I never feel anything when we mess with the clocks.
Now riding a bike to a resort town for lunch sounds like fun. Usually your training stuff does not sound like fun at all!

dAAve said...

Personally, I think you'll make it.

Banana Girl said...

How wonderful that your daughter had the courage to declare herself in recovery to med. professionals! HUGE STEP! Don't take the dark too seriously. Your body and your determination will get your adjustments right. I too suffer from that off feeling when the clocks are manipulated without my permission. Ha! J.

Cat said...

The triathalon sounds like fun - are you training now for it then? The weather is finally cooperating - but I know what you mean about the clock changes... its hard on me too.

raino said...

you must be proud of your daughter! hope she's on the mend.

Prayer Girl said...

My internal body clock hates the changes of time - whether it's springing forward or falling backward. Usually takes me a week or two to adjust.

Prayers heading your way and for your daughter.

PG

Syd said...

I don't like respiratory infections. They hang on forever. Hope that the cough medicine helps. I'm trying to avoid getting sick this spring.
Hope that you get some rest.