What a week it has been. Christmas, New Year and spreading ourselves thin over all the family. I’m so happy I got to spend it with all my loved ones but does it make me an awful person to say that I’m seriously happy it’s all over?
January, the month where I start my new venture into the world of a workplace that involves being sat down – seriously though, does it get better than that? What makes it even better you ask? Oh just the fact I start on my 24th birthday. I have discussed, a lot, my recent flare up. I’ve discussed how I’ve tried to keep positive through it all and the treatment I was on to speed up recovery. I very briefly touched on the fact that this flare up has made me come to the realisation that I couldn’t do my job anymore.
I won’t bore you with the details but I worked in retail, in a visual job of dressing mannequins and playing with clothes. It was brilliant. It involved being on my feet 80% of the time and many, many stairs. I was crashing and burning. I was pushing myself, not sleeping properly and too scared to open up to anyone about the struggle. Worried it made me weak. It did not make me weak. It made me a person going through a big change in my life and in need of adjustments. I’ve now realised that there isn’t anything wrong with that. There is nothing wrong with asking for help.
I am so excited to go into this new job, with new challenges and meet meet new people. I think it is going to be so good for me, less hours and a shorter commute. It means more time with my family after work and shouldn’t leave me shattered at the end of every day – hopefully. I am excited to be able to spend so much more time with my better half, having time for a nice tea on an evening rather than worrying about getting home at 8pm. Let’s see what 2018 brings!
So many aims, not resolutions so to speak, just aims
- Focus on happiness
- Enjoy spending time with loved ones
- Happiness, happiness and more happiness