Ah, what a relief! It’s like I got my life back again. Yes, that’s right, while I worked at the Major Home Improvement Retailer both days, they were nice easy 4-hour shifts. Those excruciating 8-hour ultra marathons are (hopefully) done for the season. Activity in the garden department is going through its normal seasonal slowdown, and some of the newly hired people are moving on to other departments. Just as long as I don’t get overwhelmed with hours, I’m happy.
On Saturday evening I made my long-delayed return to the gym. I did some bench presses and shoulder work, and suffice to say that the weeks off really took a major toll. What were easy warmup weights not long ago were a big struggle. It may take a while for things to get back to normal, but I’m sure they will.