So, I was sitting at my desktop doing some consulting work for one of my clients. It was not a big job, and that was good for with my current back issues, sitting at the desktop is something that I needed to limit my time doing. It should take me less than 15 minutes to do this job.
So, in starting this minor technical thing, I ran into a glitch. Glitches are common in technical work. So, an hour later of investigating and figuring out how to deal with the glitch, I got back to the one thing I originally sat down to do. The glitch had to do with something in WordPress and just before I shut down my own blog that I use to test things, I noticed a few errors in my blog posts. How log can it take to fix these few errors?
An hour later, my back hurting I got up to take a break. I answered a call, then as I went to put my phone down, I noticed an email arrived. I checked it and saw I needed to do another minor task for another client of mine. I returned to the desktop, with a bowl of cereal in hand.
An hour later, now my back hurting more and my cereal bowl empty. I went to shut down my blog that I had been working on to fix those minor errors. Hum, I never noticed that many of the posts I imported from my Google blogspot had some many ‘uncategorized’ entries. That needed fixed.
An hour later, I was still not done, now my back is really hurting and I needed to sit in front of the piano to practice some pieces before my lesson tonight.
So after five hours of sitting in front of my PC, I got up from my chair and left my screen with the blog still needing work. I hobbled away, my back bent and leaning to one side.
And we wonder why we are so busy these days, and why our body aches.