Saw my parents over last weekend. Picked up some supplies I was needing and had a good visit with them. Also decided to sell my car. I wasn’t using enough to justify having it. Besides my town now has Uber service in addition to a shuttle bus service. And I can still get my groceries and medications delivered to my place.
I’m spending more time with my neighbors. One of them volunteered to help me out with laundry once a week for a small monthly charge. After having them over a few times I now realize how much I was missing from not socializing much. I still don’t leave my apartment very often but I do make a point of standing up and walking around at least once an hour. It seems to help keep the back and knee pain at bay. I took a few days off from lifting weights but am starting back on that today.
Decided to shave my beard and trim my hair. I buzzed my hair quite short. Any shorter I’d look bald. Haven’t had my hair this short in a few years. I also haven’t gone clean shaven for a few years too. But I figure if some people can update their look a few times a week, I can update mine every couple years.
Overall things are looking alright as we press closer to winter. We got our first snow a couple days ago. We had patches of snow still during Halloween. I didn’t do much for Halloween besides play some background music via youtube for much of the morning. I was going to watch Dracula (the Francis Ford Coppola version) as I own that on my amazon account but didn’t get to it. Chatted with a couple old friends last night on facebook. I’m still going to bed earlier and waking up for a few hours in the middle of the night. I get my sleep and I’m still able to enjoy the quiet hours. Best of both worlds for me. Haven’t had any bad flare ups for a week now. For awhile I was having them pretty bad for a couple days. But I changed my routines some, changed my diet some, and got more consistent sleep. So far it’s working.