I set out a few months ago with an ambitious list of things I wanted to accomplish. And in true me fashion, I took that list with the intention of tackling the whole thing. And in true me fashion, I found the proverbial wall and crashed into it with impressive force.
I have incorporated a lot of the things I wanted to do. That includes both actions and schedule fillers and also just a better awareness for myself of what I want to use my time doing. And I’m happy with what I’ve done. But, I’m tapped out. All of the sudden all of the things, more prayer, more cooking, more reading, more exercise, more family time, more time with friends, more focused parenting, more time outside, more more more MORE MORE MORE MORE has gotten to the point of, well, too many “mores”. But it is also the season where it gets nicer outside and all of the sudden the schedule of things to do explodes. But the problem is that I don’t want to stop or slow down on any of the things I’ve added. So somehow I have to figure out how to reorganize what I have with what is coming. Now I have to make room for gardening and forest preserve walks and baseball games and swimming and vacations, and whatever else summer brings. Which is all good stuff. But my brain starts to smoke a little when I think about managing it all. And I kind of just want to crawl onto the couch and turn it all off and pretend I have plenty of time to do whatever I want.
But I can’t. So I won’t. I’ll figure it out. I think. Stay tuned.