05:49 Wake up from restless, unrestorative sleep. Nagging stress fracture in foot makes walking painful. Dress and pack lunch.
06:33 Depart for work. Sun just above horizon triggers headache and makes driving difficult.
07:16 Clock in. Headache becomes more caustic. Back pain and muscle cramps related to sustained overtime with little leisure activity.
08:05 Overcome with fatigue and sense of hopelessness. Co-worker expresses concern.
08:12 Have first inkling that I might leave early.
08:47 Turn in schedule change request to leave before first break. Back feeling better.
09:30 Clock out. Headache nearly gone.
10:06 Arrive North Shore Disk Golf Course. Make best-ever drives on holes 4,7,8,and 10 plus several good putts.
11:32 Go home to retrieve current book, Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson. Feeling more in-control than I have in at least a year.
11:49 Surprise wife at son's therapy. Read book and BS with therapist.
13:10 Fire grill. Eat pork chops with rice. Take break. All pain completely gone.
14:56 Depart for Bella Vista with wife and son.
15:33 Completely explore Tanyard Creek Recreation Area and Trail. Foot pain returning but not restricting activity.
18:02 Change into dry cloths. Depart for Springdale McDonald's with play area.
18:38 Son freaked out by chicken mascot at Zaxby's Chicken across street. Not able to enjoy play area. Head for home.
19:10 Turn on Boston/Tampa Bay game. Boston ties series with 6 to 5 win. Go Kaberle!
21:21 Take narcotic pain pill left over from 2010 car wreck. Back pain not severe but hey, why not!
22:10 Put tired kid to bed. Watch Denzel Washington movie, Unstoppable, about runaway train. Acknowledge life metaphor.
00:15 Enjoy glass of wine with wife. Blog about fantastic day of spontaneous fun.
00:36 Slide into bed. Start next chapter of Three Cups of Tea.
01:10 None of your business!