Friday, 15 February 2008
So I promised I would be so good about keeping up with the blog thing...it figures I wouldn't do it. I just find that I get so wrapped up in other things and activities that typing a message on my blog is the last thing on my mind. Just to give you an idea of my busy life, here is a sample schedule
6:40am wake up
7:30am bus call
7:30am-8:30am computer time-scrapbook.com-I sneak alot of time on this site!
2:30pm home/drop off goodie bags for cheerleading/errands/etc
3:15pm bus call
4pm guitar lessons/church classes/make dinner/do laundry/etc
5pm computer time or type emails to the many Girl Scout cookie moms that have a million questions
6pm dinner/sometimes a meeting/basketball games 2 times a week/homework help/laundry
7pm-11pmdinner/more meetings/more laundry/cub scout meeting/Girl Scout meeting/make corsages/answer phone calls from girl scout cookie moms with a million questions/ catch up on more emails/sign all school papers/get crafts ready for next volunteer activity/ the list goes on and on
11pm-bedtime/sometimes I can catch a few tv shows that are on earlier in the evening before my eyelids get heavy! Rarely do I get through an entire show, but last night I watched 2 survivors! I can't believe it, but dinner did not get cooked and my ds did homework for 4 hours! He really likes to drag it out.
Just by looking at my schedule it doesn't seem all that busy, but for some reason I always feel like I am coming and going constantly! Especially for the month of February...I have more plans for this month than any other month of the year...note to self:plan better next year! I did not realize I would be involved in so much volunteer work: girl scout cookie coordinator, cheer video, banquet prep for cheerleading, teaching 2 classes at a Girl Scout retreat, International Bazaar for Girl Scouts, basketball championship games, not to mention that my work is slammed right now!!! Put in sick kids, a sinus infection, dentist appt, dermatologist appt, and there are no days left in a week!
On a positive note my dd's girls basketball team has made it to the championships! We play Saturday evening for the title! I am so excited. Our school is not well known for our winning teams! Except for our cheerleaders, we have been state champs since 2004! So this is a big surprise for our basketball team to be so good, and what a fabulous feeling to be winners! Our football team never won a game all season!!! Needless to say we are getting a new coach this year, hope that will turn our luck around!
I am by no means complaining, I love my busy life, but sometimes it is necessary for me to take a step back and breath! This is one of those times! I just need a few more hours in my day to get more things done, like housework, cleaning, bill paying...as it is I do that in spurts, I carry a glove duster around with me and just dust as I go getting everyone up in the morning and such...I am sure my schedule is no different than many others, it just seems at times overwhelming...must learn to say NO!!!! I actually know the word well, just didn't realize my commitments with all these volunteer activities would overlap each other during January-March with the busyiest month being February! Not to mention that my dh's company is moving and he has been working non stop this month, long hours, weekend working, so I have to deal with the kids by myself, get them everywhere, take them with me everywhere, my ds just loves this...he's gone to work with me several times this week...my 2 day a week job turned into 3-4 days this week, and again the last week of the month, so as the saying goes when it rains it pours...well the flood gates are open at my house for this month!
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