Feb 27, 2010

Stress can make you sick

Well, once again, I am back to work, feeling a little better. Through lots of reading, I have discovered that stress is a huge factor in getting sick. So, I have decided to give my brother a time frame. 30 days I think is fair. We got denied for the apartment due to my mother's credit. Well at least we didn't pay for the credit check, and that gave us an example of where we stand credit wise. So my next bet is to find a private owner to rent from. There are many places to rent, with the economy being in such a mess. I moved from Georgia, with my main concern being finding employment. Did it. I found a place to live. Done. Now I would like to find more decent housing. I have found that making small goals, one at a time, that are attainable, work best, at least for me. When you make goals that are simply impossible it leads to depression and feeling hopeless like a failure. So now I make my goals realistic. It is almost spring time coming so I might try to find a job at a steamed crab house. The money selling steamed crabs is phenomenal in Baltimore. A dozen runs about $50. So your check averages are nice, especially with liquor thrown in. This is where I am at today. I feel good. Baby steps are the ones that I am taking. One foot in front of the other.. Peace....

3 comments:

Whitemist said...

Keep making those baby steps, at least you are walking. i do find your progress amazing!

the walking man said...

You got the right train now Lori, one station at a time. 30 days is reasonable but when it comes and goes are you ready to not cave?

Lori said...

Whitemist- Thanks for the encouraging words. You, too, have made some major progress of your own!..Don't ever forget that on those bleak days.

WM- Nope, not gonna cave. I need my personal space. If this place was larger, I wouldn't care. It's basically made for one person to live comfortably. Baggy Boy and I are so used to living together in small space, that we have no problem. There simply isn't enough room for him here. It doesn't take a genius to see that.