“My Job”

As I get out of the shower at 4:30 AM, I come to the realization that I am living, as my father put it yesterday, “an unhealthy lifestyle.” You see, for the past three weeks, all I have basically done is sleep and play online poker. I no longer exercise. “The gym costs too much” and “The dumbells that I have aren’t heavy enough” are my excuses. While the first excuse is true, the second is a stretch. It should be edited to say “The dumbells that I have used to be too light when I was in shape.” I prefer to ignore such trivial details, however.

The fact of the matter is that I currently have two main activities and they both take up a great deal of time. And while poker cuts into my time to sleep, I try not to let sleep cut into my time for poker. My friend told me he recently got a great new car because he has the right job for him. He got his car loan through moneyexpert.com I hear.

“You should start looking for a job,” my dad also tells me, but right now poker is my sole means of income. My dad recently had an issue with workers comp fraud which also put me off working, but thankfully his lawyers sorted it for him. I guess that was just another excuse I came up with!

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