Good morning, villagers ~
I'm hoping for a calmer week. Wow, the last one slipped by way too quickly.
Last Monday was the monthly library board meeting with the bigwigs and the city manager. I don't have to attend because I work the service desk during that time, but we all have a stressful day as the boss gets all of her reports ready for the meeting.
Tuesday I worked an extra day as a substitute. I was there for story time and that is always fun. The littles are so excited about coming to the library for stories and crafts, and the parents socialize and make friends as well.
As a result of decisions made at the library board meeting, the boss asked me if I am interested in adding hours to my schedule. I said yes, I could manage that. As the discussion progressed, it turned out that she was talking about the changes not starting until next fiscal year, which begins July 1st. Good grief, that's almost a full year away, all sorts of things can and will happen before then! She has asked me more than once in the past about working more hours and I've even gone so far as to rearrange personal appointments and such, only to have nothing change on the work calendar. This time I'm waiting to see it in writing before I alter any of my personal plans.
Wednesday I worked hard on household chores. Thursday was more chores in the morning and then a super busy day at work.
Friday I felt awful in the morning but recovered enough in the afternoon to make a run to wm for cat foot and other groceries.
Starting after work Thursday and for the next 24 hours I was, as Nancy sometimes calls it, feeling puny with pain, nausea, dizzyness, etc. I remembered the boss and a coworker complaining of feeling ill earlier in the week and thought I probably had caught whatever flu virus they had. Then Friday evening I was reading a chat board online and saw a note from someone who had just gotten home from the hospital. Her coworkers thought she was having a heart attack and sent her to the ER. It turned out she had heat exhaustion and dehydration. I compared symptoms and thought back to how I'd been running around in the extreme heat all week and not taking time to drink as much water as I usually do. I'd had coffee and cola, but not straight water. Well, duh! As soon as I started sipping water and rested a while, I felt much better.
Lots of social stuff over the weekend. Lovely to see family and friends, but glad it's done.
Desk chores this morning and then to work for normal Monday busy busy at the library. Forecast high of 90F again. Hoping to sew a Tshirt tonight after I get off work, but will have to see if I have any energy left by then.
Water, water water!