With Covid-19 daily cases have tremendously increase to crazy 5K numbers, I no longer put any hope that this MCO 2.0 will be over soon. That also means that I will be in ‘working from home‘ mode for quite awhile; maybe for the year of 2021 – who knows, right!
On normal work from home days (pre-home office setup), I will work from the dining table and sat on the dining chair which is very uncomfortable. It is because our dining chair is made of wood and not ergonomic at all. I even bought a small table for me to work on the bed and invest in good quality of wireless mouse but my back and neck still suffered from the long hours of work. The only good thing come out from all these stiffness is that I started to do yoga again, which is to stretch all the sore points.
So, I had a productive discussion with the husband – giving him my pros and (less) cons for setting up our home office. He was surprisingly very OK with my plan. Probably because I plan to split the bills 50/50. We did our round of research on good ergonomic chair – gaming chair preferable because the husband will use this setup for his gaming time and also good monitor that serve as normal monitor and our TV. Here’s our cost breakdown for each purchase for our home office setup: