by SHARYN ANDERSON
There have been times over the last few years when l have been very depressed because l retired early due to bad back, and shoulder... Not realizing then how this would affect me personally & emotionally for the next few years.
That was five years ago and so over the last few months l decided to not live like that any longer so l made a few changes in my life-style.
My young grandson recently gave me his old computer and l began learning how to use IT. The computer opened up a whole new world for me and l was so delighted.
As the days and weeks flew by my depression flew with them!
l felt deep down that l wanted to get back to work, part time only ~~ l applied for several postings l found on the computer and was granted 3 interviews, and 3 positions!
Community nursing was my goal and decided to go for it. l didn't have a car so l began a quest to find 1. Something not too expensive but very reliable, so back to the computer to see what was available in my price range. There were several to choose from, so l called the dealership and spoke with the sales manager. Pleasant young fellow who seemed to know exactly what l needed.
Just came in off the truck, he said, come have look and tell me what you think? 2008 silver automatic in super condition; just like new, couldn't believe it. Explained my situation to him, no problem, come speak to my finance manager. I'm now driving that same car and loving it.
64 years old and back working and driving, something l had been thinking about for a long time, but you know what, it is nice to sit and think about what you want from this life, especially when were are in our 60's, however thinking doesn't get you what you want, you have TO DO.
Hopefully, between work and volunteering and yes playing, we still do that at our age and even better, I am looking forward to a lifetime of joyful moments!
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