I love my life, perhaps I should make that clear from the beginning of this blog.
But every once in awhile, I start to feel overwhelmed or maybe it’s underwhelmed. It just depends on the season. At the beginning of last week, I found myself “there”. I have learned that when the same phrase keeps going through my head, I’m in a bit of a predicament. The phrase last week was “I just need a break from my life”, and really, truly there was no big reason for this. As previously stated, I love my life. I love being a wife, mom and involved in ministry. I am really enjoying my new business/hobby of being a Pampered Chef consultant.
I just get tired…tired of the laundry, tired of the cooking and the dishes, tired of sharing a car, tired of my wardrobe, tired of the routines and busyness of life. Sometimes I just need a break.
This week I feel much better. I went to see my counselor and now life is wonderful again.
I should probably clarify that when I say that I went to see my counselor, I mean I went to see my mom who just happens to be a professional counselor. I am currently in Illinois during Carter’s spring break, and I feel so refreshed. Between my parents and my grandparents watching my children and being just overall the best family I could ever have asked for, I have had some much needed time for me.
I’ve slept in.
I’ve played computer games.
I’ve been working out the details for bringing back the car my parents are giving me. (AHHHH!!!!!! I’m about to have wheels again!!!!!)
I’ve read a novel that had nothing to do with anything.
I’ve gone shopping BY MYSELF. A lot.
I’ve spent time with those I love.
I haven’t had to do all the cleaning up because this isn’t my house.
And, look, I even had a chance to write a new blog.
I feel like a new woman.
I do miss my Jeff though.
By the time I drive back home on Saturday night, I think I’ll be ready for my life again…but truly thankful for this past week’s reprieve!