So I was able to work it out with my bosses & stay home
I guess I never thought I’d be comfortable working anywhere except for the zone controlled Heating, Ventilation and A/C of the office I’ve been working at for nearly 17 years. Being a creature of habit is hard. I was pretty entrenched with being at the office. There have even been multiple job offers at other companies that I’ve turned down. I guess I just wasn’t up for the change. You can imagine how it felt when the pandemic started & I had to leave the zone controlled Heating, Ventilation and A/C comfort of my beloved office for my house. It was a big change for me and I’m terrible with changes. Also, my spouse was jockeying for time to do tasks from home too. We also had kids doing school remotely. Every one of us were all in the air conditioner together day in & day out. But we started to find a good rhythm before too long. That started with getting out of the air conditioning to go outside for walks or to play games in the evening. And before very long, I got the handle on how to do the online meetings for my job as well. By fall, I was doing more work, with a much higher quality than I ever had produced. That sort of stayed with myself and others as the office with the zone controlled Heating, Ventilation and A/C reopened. I realized that I’m much better off at working from a home office than going back to the downtown office. So I was able to work it out with my bosses & stay home. I cleared out a room upstairs and we added a ductless heat pump so it’s more like the zone controlled Heating, Ventilation and A/C at the main office.