100 Days Healthier Me – Day Eighty-Two

Some of these prompts really interest me. This one for instance, it’s asking me to take five minutes out of an incredibly busy day to just breathe. I have trouble doing this, or at the very least, I have trouble thinking of things to write in relation to this.

My day is actually going to be incredibly busy. (Hopefully). The rain outside may cut into the amounts of money I’m making at the event today, but I am hoping that people still come out and have a really good time. It’s weird to consider money as a way to ‘breathe’. The more money that I make at work on any given day means less I have to worry about in terms of bills. That means I have a little bit more room to breathe in terms of my trip to New Orleans.

I also will get to work with a couple of my favorite co-workers. They two parts of the three people who started me in bartending which is great. It’ll also be busy which I means I will be running back and forth and doing awesome things. The event today is a Lesbian Event, so it means I get to surround myself with gay people all day. It’s brilliant! The best part is that my friends will actually be at the event supporting it so that I get to interact with them as well. It means that I’m literally doing something I love, surrounded by people I love, doing an event for a group of people that I love and support. That is truly awesome.

This is not me taking a second on a calm beach to breathe in the salty sea air. I am not closing my eyes and feeling the wind on my face. I am not breathing out all the negative energy and breathing in that sweet tasting air. I am not that kind of person. Nor will I probably ever be. I am the kind of person who gets irritated, I put on my big boy pants, and walk with determination towards my goals. I am learning to balance my mind, and it’s a process, but I also know that I need to be able to do it in the hustle of bustle and the day.

Regardless, today is a bit of a breather in its own right. Last night, I felt like I did not do anything and felt like I earned little money even though I earned a good amount for the time I worked. Tomorrow, I will be working at the pizzeria again for a shift which means a bit of a stressful day getting back into the grove of that. I have to go over everything and make sure I do it right as to actually make the money I am getting paid for. Today will be busy, but it’s also a situation I love to be in. I can’t wait.

I may not take a breather like most people, but it is a breather nonetheless. Breathe in the good shit, exhale the bullshit. And then keep running.

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