One of the good things about taking leave from work last year was all that time alone. I didn’t feel lonely. I think it helped me cope.
I’ve had a lot of very positive feedback from colleagues about taking on the new role and that’s been wonderful for my fragile ego. Though most people who know me would say I’m a confident extrovert, the few people who know me well would not be surprised by my self-identification as a timid introvert.
I have spent years telling my husband that it won’t be that ‘the money will come and then everything will be better’. It will be that ‘we will get better and life and then the money will come’. I take it back.
Long day yesterday, working from 9.30am to 5.30pm, but the sound track in my head was pure Dolly 9 to 5. Then personal training at the gym, late dinner and then my husband came home from Uni and we had some good chats. Finally made it to bed about 10.30pm to fall asleep to the … Continue reading Day 259 – Well isn’t it?
I’ve tried not to try. I’ve let my desire to increase my hours/duties/pay be known, then I’ve stepped back. I didn’t fret about it, I didn’t try to force conversations about it. Opportunities seem to be popping up organically.
It’s not a perfect science, such is life. Try something, hope it works but be prepared for it not to and to have to make a change. Nothing stays the same for ever. Nothing stays the same for very long at all.
There is always enough. Somehow. It always works out ok.
Things can I control: None of the above
What the fuck do I know about anything? I tell him that I misunderstand what he’s saying because I take him literally. Nope, I create meaning based on my bullshit, not on his specific words.
I have often gone through periods of attending a gym, or running, or extended walks, but they tend to last for a few months then I stop for whatever reason. I don’t decide to stop, even if I consciously decide to end a gym membership I keep going with other activities for a while before my activity falls off.