Tuesday, September 21st, 2004 • No Comments on Balancing Act
I have kind of a crazy week going on. I’m coming off a nice break from the library (five whole days!), but I’m working for the next five days because of some scheduling issues and a sick co-worker. I can’t complain, as I volunteered to work the extra hours, but it’s messing with my sense of balance. It doesn’t help that autumn allergies are kicking my ass and I didn’t feel like doing much of anything yesterday (though I did make some yummy chili).
There are a couple other things going on this week, including a houseguest this weekend (hello, Christine!), that aren’t part of my usual schedule. So though there are a hundred things I want/need to do (including massive quantities of writing), most of it is going to get pushed until next week. Which is okay, but I’m feeling a little off-balance right now.
I get cranky if I don’t have a good mix of social time, alone time, work time and writing time (Who am I kidding? I could easily give up the work time and divide it amongst the others. Heh.), but I also need time for things like laundry and house cleaning and bill paying and phone calls and e-mail and reading and Pilates and coffee and cooking. I also apparently need a huge chunk of time to go through the 1,296 magazines and catalogs that have somehow accumulated in the past three months. Where does all this stuff come from?
It’s all about balance. I wonder if Restoration Hardware has anything that can help me?