I worked crazy hours at the day job this week. Nothing too different hour wise, just going in at different times. Like most of the week it was 7 a.m. then we threw a 6 a.m. in there, and tomorrow will be a 4 a.m., then back to 7 a.m. for a couple of days before another 4 a.m. on Wednesday.
It does mess with the body a bit that's for sure. I don't mind but after awhile I find myself having to take an evening or afternoon completely off from the world. Like, locking myself in the house, put on pjs, turn on the tv, curl up with a pillow and blanket and just sleep. It happens.
Well this week I've been pushing the mark both in my day job and my writing work, and then it happened. Someone wore a strange smelling cologne into the store. Normally when this happens my sneezing stops after they leave. But not yesterday. I don't know what it was about this particular cologne, but it stayed with me all day. I couldn't stop sneezing to save my life.
I remember when it happened, because my nose started twitching and the smell was just strange. Not overpowering, not one of those 'whew, did you bath in that' kind of things, just strange.
By the time I came home I couldn't wait to take an allergy pill and call it a day. I sneezed a ton and my nose wouldn't stop running. Finally late last night it was over. Man, it threw me for a loop. I imagine that mixed with all the late hours and early mornings just finally caught up with me.
I emailed my writing partner this morning and told her I would get back to it this afternoon, which I plan on now that I feel normal again.
Strange how things work like that.
I'm a firm believer in if you don't take a moment or two for yourself, your body will say, "Enough is enough" and will take it for you. So, I try to keep this in mind and take a few moments here and there to just breathe, take a bit of quiet, and rejuvenate my body and soul.
I am excited about getting this writing back on track. I can't believe how much I've accomplished this week alone. This afternoon I should be ready to do a listen through and then move to the next one. I have some pretty fun surprises in Improbable Bride for my readers and some links to what is to follow in the next stories mixed in there. I hope everyone enjoys the changes I've made.
Well time to hit the shower then head to the second granddaughter's basketball game. Then it is back to writing.
Everyone have a lovely day!!!
Blessings to all!!!