Do you ever have the urge to just shut everything down and move to the country? I've been having that feeling a lot lately. I think it has to do with having overcommitted myself in just about every way. I'm supposed to be building a new law firm, training for a half marathon, serving as a board committee member for a local charity, running Junior Woman's Club, writing special blog posts for the state bar, organizing my book club, cooking dinner, and being an overall good mother and wife. I have to admit that it all adds up to a bit too much sometimes. But I guess the best I can do is just keep swimming. Glad you all are out there to listen to me vent.
I feel like a terrible person mostly because I'm letting my running slide. At first, I was all about not running for a very long time after the marathon, but now, I just feel like I'm a lazy, fat slob who has no motivation to do anything healthy. Today, I'm drinking water and I ate a Kind Bar for lunch. Maybe it's time to get back to MyFitnessPal, but doesn't that just add one more thing to my daily to-do list? And let's not forget all those little things that aren't getting done like responding to Trivia Crack and Words With Friends, and Facebook posts, and blog entries, and bathing the dogs, and raking leaves, and the list goes on and on and on and on...
Do you guys ever feel this way? Am I the only one who thinks cooking at home only adds to my unending list of things to do?
I want to cut back on my commitments, but how? What do I cut? Exercise and blogging are the first things to go, but to be honest, those are probably the only things that keep me healthy and sane, other than my sweet husband.
Or maybe perhaps I'm feeling this way because I'm just coming off of a four-day weekend during which I was constantly surrounded by my precious children who I consider little nuggets of gold in small doses, but in large, extended doses, they seem to suck the energy right out of me.
Well, so much for that. Back to client meetings and phone calls...