As I walked past the trees outside the office today, it was hard for me to avoid noticing how lush and green they looked underneath their white blooms. All around my feet were fallen buds, springtime and genuine bliss. I couldn’t wait for a ride. Of course, I had to wait for the day to end in that stuffy, stuffy office, and then there was a 40-minute commute from the office to home, which left me feeling exceptionally woozy today. But I did manage to get some time on the bike.
Odd though, I didn’t feel so hot on the bike. My legs and arms felt a little weak, and I had a hard time getting my lungs pumping. And when I got done and came home, my throat felt scratchy and flegmy. And then it hit me–the sweet smell in the air, the beautiful trees, the lawnmowers, sprinklers and new life blooming everywhere–it’s allergy season. Well, at least that means I can take an antihistamine instead of taking a half week off riding to recover from a nasty cold.
P.S. Y’all will have to forgive me, by the way. Office rumor has it that two employees were recently fired for spending too much time on the internet, so my office browser is going to have to remain closed for a little while. Bummer. Don’t be shocked if I keep to myself a little more this week.