Our Health is Everything
Our health is our most important asset. When it is compromised, it can turn our whole world upside down.
When I count my blessings, I never forget to count my health (and the health of everyone that I love) twice. Having lost my husband to his own mental illness, I am reminded daily of how important our health is. It’s everything actually. To be completely honest, it is what I fear most, losing my health. My mid-life crisis that I have been referring to quite frequently lately, is based on losing my health. Not just my health, but watching the people that I love most go through their own personal health battles. It’s scary! There is a lot that we can do to help keep ourselves healthy and to prevent certain diseases. But in reality, it’s a game of chance that we have little control over. That’s even scarier!
Today is the first day in 4 days that I feel like a human. Other than going to work 2 of those days and to the doctor yesterday, I have done nothing but lay in bed. Turns out, I have the flu and it kicked me in the ass. My son had never seen me like this before and I think it freaked him out a bit. There’s never been a day when I haven’t gotten out of bed and for me to be in bed for 3 days… it was pretty rough, on all of us.
So I am very fortunate, that I only had the flu and that I was only really out for 3 days. I’m feeling much better today and I anticipate that I will feel even better tomorrow. Other than an occasional short term illness here and there, I am a healthy person. And I am so fortunate and blessed that I am.
Yes, you are right- health is wealth. It is only when we lose health we realise how important this is and how important it is for us to keep using what has been given us to use, like our legs, our skin and so on, instead of letting them sit and waste away.
God bless you and keep you safe.
Unfortunately you are right, health is something that is often overlooked and taken for granted until it is lost. Best of Health (& Happiness) to you Susie!