I Could Use Some Time Off — Ironic, Isn’t It?

One very important lesson I’ve learned while being off from work is that when you are working full-time you really do have to cut yourself some slack. I am home everyday and still can’t get everything done around my home even though I am on the go all day. I think because I am home I feel as though I have to get things done whereas when I was working I knew it would NOT all get done because of time constraints.

I must tell you, all of this is self-inflicted. My husband leaves for work in the morning and says to me,”Try and relax a little today” but he knows me as well as I know myself so we both kind of roll our eyes at each other when he says that.

I’ve tackled projects around here that I NEVER would have gotten to if I was working and I still don’t seem to be able to get to other things. When my husband comes home from work everyday, I sit down for the first time all day.

My husband works hard, make no mistake. But as we all know, sometimes during our work day we take a few moments to check or to give ourselves a break. Last night, the following conversation took place between him and me:

Husband: “Did you hear that Bret Michaels of Poison had his appendix out?” (Yes, we grew up in the time of 80’s “hair bands” AND we watch ‘Celebrity Apprentice’.)

Me: “No, I didn’t. While you’re at work all day I am here, at home, actually working.”

He started cracking up. I meant it as a joke but there is some truth to it.

I need a job for many reasons, one of them being I could use the rest!

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