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As an aside, I listened to your podcast with Adrian about how you worry that when you work hard you save a life and when you screw around for an hour, someone dies. Morbid? - yes, Plausible?

And now I am a little bit past that. I do think there is truth to it. At the same time, this thought drove me to work harder and harder until .... I became broken.

First there was that weird neck-ache thing that many folks get when they try to do too much. Then there was the trip where I was trying to too many things for too many people while traveling and out of hotel rooms. And i got sick. The kind of sick that makes me cough a lot when I try to talk. And it has stuck around for over a month. I think I should be able to record podcasts again in a week. And Adrien has several podcasts he wants me to make.

So all the nutrition in the world does not compensate for working too hard (is this "work"?). So I lost a couple of weeks worth of hours because I managed to squeeze in an extra four hours of stuff into two days. Not worth it.

I need to cut back the amount of work i do. And by doing that, I will, in the long run, get more work done.
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I don't recall the exact wording but Andy Warhol once said something like: "Without your health, what do you have?" Glad you are looking out for your health.
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