I had a crappy end to the holiday season. Luckily I got my 900 miles in (DEC 30th) cause Mr. Murphy would have won had I not got that last run in. I picked up a "nasty ass"= BAD sinus/throat thing that made my life miserable for New Years. In fact, I spent New Years morning with ice packs on my sinus's cause they were just killing me!
I did not get out for a run until yesterday and man did it feel good. Still have the sinus's buggered but also got in a 11+ k run in today that gave me faith that all would be wonderful again soon.
But, back to todays life lesson. As I mentioned a few posts ago, I make bread over the holidays (and if you follow the link, you will know why) and this year was no exception as I made 18 loaves for distribution (the most ever). Now, you have to be very good to get bread....it does not come cheap....no freebies around here.
Last night I was having one of my low cal snacks...popcorn and beer...and I lost a filling. Luckily there was zero pain and after I got to work this morning, I called the dentists office and left a message that I needed to get in...soon. I got a call back about 1/2 hr later asking me if 3pm worked. No problemo I said, I will be there. I was in the seat at 3pm, out and gone by 3:45. But what was surprising was 2 things;
- The waiting room was packed and I got in....
- and the Dentist remarked how much she liked the bread I had dropped off at the office over the holidays (along with all the staff) and how much she enjoyed it for as long as it lasted...which apparently wasn't long!!
Somebody helped me with my BITE today as a direct result of my unselfeshness (if that's a word?). And that made me feel very good about myself .....just a little thing but sometimes those little things mean so much. Sometimes it takes so little of ourselves to make a difference in someones day.
I truly believe that you get as good as you give.
What have you done for nothing lately?
Or do you give freely all the time?