Monday, January 31, 2011

Cold, Tired and Happy as a Clam

Remember when you were a kid and tomorrow was Christmas?  Or maybe your memory is more like tomorrow you're going to Disneyland?  You were so excited you barely slept, and you ended up getting out of bed the next morning before anyone in your neighborhood?

Yes, that was me this morning.  I could not wait to get to work!  And it all went pretty darned well.  Best transition I have ever had coming off of a leave of absence.  Got my computer up and running by 9AM with total access to all my lovely numbers.

But oh yes, I am totally exhausted now, but it's such a wonderful, almost gleeful exhaustion.  My Boeing family welcomed me back with such warmth.  So, I probably talked too much, which tired me out even before the cancer.   I ended up leaving a bit early and finishing up my day at home telecommuting. 

It was so much fun working on my formulae in Excel and getting reports and things formatted for January month-end.  Gads, I missed it all so much; and it all came back to me so fast!  I was whipping through pivot tables like crazy. :D

Now, I am starving and need to go see about creating dinner.  I have no idea what we have in the house, but I bet I can come up with something.  I'm going to be working from home tomorrow, so I can sleep in a bit.  It's gotten rather cold, and we're expecting another overnight freeze this week.  What a bizarre winter it has been.

And in the mail today, I received a card from the congregation of which my Reverend sister is a member.  That card pushed all the chill from my day; it was full of love and kindness and a powerful fellowship.  Thank you to each and every person that had a hand in that card; I can't help but be touched and feel loved.

Ok, off to find food!  Keep warm, all!

3 comments:

  1. Oh, I am so glad it all went well, but then I knew it would. You sound so happy and content and yes I'll wager tired as all get out. Good for you. Have a nice warm lie in tomorrow, you deserve it. It is good to get back to doing what you love.
    Stay warm, we are expecting 3 days of freezing rain and snow, funny old thing it seems to happen every Wednesday, same thing this week, the worst is due to come in by then.
    Do not work too hard :D, although I am sure you will.
    Get plent of rest and good food
    Keep us all updated
    fay in the family room

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  2. I was reminded today that this is my 35th year at Boeing. Well, of course, I started at a company named Continental Graphics, which Boeing bought. Then I went to work for Hughes Helicopters, which McDonnell Douglas bought, and then we... *cough*... merged with Boeing. But all together it makes up 35 years.

    Yes, Fay, it was a great day, but now I am feeling kinda achy and cold, but no fever, thank the dieties. Just need to rest up tomorrow, and that's a lot easier telecommuting, as I don't have to go out of the house, and the commute to the ladies' room is not so much of a walk. :D

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  3. Well done you, that is a good work record. You take it easy girl, do not overdo it, I know easy to say.

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