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Spiraling down, looking to rebound


It’s funny how irrelevant time becomes when you are under the weather. Oh I know, time is never irrelevant but when you are in the middle of feeling poorly it just doesn’t matter much to me. Then later in the day, I remembered my obligation to myself to create something each day.

So I moved from the couch with the idiot box watching me nap, cough, moan and shiver all day, to the office. I’ve always thought part of getting better was the mental approach. The other part is listening to my better half tell me what I should and shouldn’t do. I’m rather pig-headed and without her advice, I’d probably be gone a long time ago.

So I’m trying to stay positive and keep hoping that the next hour or two or day will be better. For I know it will be and I’m looking forward to being on the other side of this.

You can spiral up or down. A lot of times it’s our own choice. Photo by Mike Hartley

Random Thoughts of the Day.

  • Losing my sense of taste and smell is a troubling development. I hope they return. Then I thought to myself that would be the ultimate weight loss technique.
  • May 11th to 17 is National Peace Officer Week. Some of which make the ultimate sacrifice to keep us safe and that should always be respected. I believe that the memorial service is on Sunday the 15th.
  • My better half made a very difficult decision and gave up something very important to her and I’m proud of her for the decision she made. She always is the adult in the room.
  • No matter how I feel tomorrow I’m going to take some pictures. Even if it’s holding the camera out to take a shot of my red nose. Then again my coordination is so off I might get a shot of the top of my head.

Author: Mike Hartley

With a lifetime and a half in the Newspaper industry I'm preparing for my retirement career as an Artist, Writer, Photographer and Video content provider. I'm a proud father of two wonderful children and I'm still married to the first girl I fell in love with and probably only one that would have me.

2 thoughts on “Spiraling down, looking to rebound

  1. Hoping you feel better soon!

  2. Allow the pot to call the kettle black ” You are Pig Headed ” especially like me, politically speaking as well. I too would have gone long ago without my beloved, and advocate when chips were down. We are both very blessed men.

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