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 ESPN.com or TMZ.com 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!