We don’t appreciate health until we lose it.

Lets me start by saying that at the beginning of 2019 I was really excited (Like most people) to start the New Year, and even sent a mass email to my students/subscribers telling them how we were going to rock it.

Well, things did not go according to my plan, unfortunately; I got sick. I started getting sick in January 2019 and everything went downhill from there. Somehow my ears were hurting me, I was coughing, my throat was itching, I had headaches, I felt dizzy all the time, no energy, sleepy, irritable, frustrated, depressed, you name it I had it. So I thought all these symptoms were of a regular cold or something, oh boy was I wrong.

I had all the symptoms of most diseases out there, lol. I was so scared that I did not even visit the doctor because I thought he was going to tell me I had something really bad. Plus I don’t like the health system much because I had bad experiences in the past with bad some diagnosis.

Little by little things got worse and I was not able to work, read emails, and basically was in the worse shape of my life. I had to drink coffee among other things just to get out of the bed at times. I told everybody I was fine and just went with my day and prayed to a higher power to not let me go without seeing my kids grow and become productive individuals for the world.

After months of being sick, I decided enough was enough; I needed to visit a doctor and I did. They found out I had an infection, gave me some antibiotics two days ago.

I feel good enough to write in my blog again, but not only that but I am ready to work and deliver. I imagine this infection has been with me for a long time and who knows what damaged it caused.

What did I learn from all of this? You guessed it 🙂 . To visit the doctor once in a while and make sure that things are ok.

Things that I was doing wrong with my health:

  1. Eating too much junk food
  2. Eating out in different places too many times
  3. Not drinking enough water
  4. Not exercising
  5. Stressing too much
  6. Not sleeping much
  7. No balance, between work and personal life
  8. Not periodically going to the doctor
  9. Not eating enough vegetables and fruits

I started the antibiotics two days ago and (like I mentioned earlier), and now is when I can tell you how sick I was. Guys don’t neglect your health because you will end up paying a price you might not want to pay.

Take care of yourself, balance everything in life and don’t overdo anything; not even the good things.

Until next time your friend Edwin Diaz!

About the Author: Edwin Diaz Edwin Diaz is an Engineer / Programmer / Web developer, Instructor and Entrepreneur. Hobbies Include... traveling , biking, rollerblading , swimming, hiking , and writing. Personal Note: I believe in the higher power and I'm doing my part in giving without expecting to receive. I love helping people and I plan to leave my mark on this earth by doing all the best I can to help every human being I encounter.

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