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Stress and me

Monday, August 09, 2010

Getting my kids ready for a new school year has been very stressful this time around. I have 2 in High School, 1 in Junior High, and 3 in grade school. Meeting teachers, buying clothes, supplies, and getting everyone situated has worn me out. In addition it has been very hot here in the valley of the sun, and that drains me too. I am looking forward to the brief week and a half that I will have here at home alone, before I, myself, head back to nursing school.

Having ALONE time has been something I have desperately needed this summer, yet haven't been able to get here at home. And since my workouts are done at home...that is always a challenge. Usually I make it work. But, the last 2 weeks, with all this school preparation I find myself sinking into this lowly place of exhaustion and stress. In 2 days, on the 11th, the kids will all be in school. And I will finally have some peace. I will take that opportunity to do all that I need to do, to get back in this game! I need my Mojo back. I miss me! And I need to be fully engaged, because I have every intention of reaching my goal this year! YES!
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    Hey girl.........whooooooooooo.........
    .that is alot of school preparations. But, I am sure you handled it like a pro! I feel ya on needing to get my mojo back. I do too. I have been under the weather far too long, and it is time to get myself together. We can do it!!!!!!!!!!!! Enjoy your week or so before your own school starts! :)
    Miss ya cupcake!
    2600 days ago
    It's understandable that you are worn down. This is a really stressful time of year. It started for us yesterday. There is respite just around the corner. You can do it!! Any chance you can have your husband take the kids for an afternoon so you can get some me time in before school starts for you? How exciting that school starts up again though! You are almost there!!

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    2600 days ago
    You'll get that Mojo back! August 11th is tomorrow right now! It's really hard to find "you" when you're busy with everyone else.
    Hang tough....it's almost the first day of school - and we have a November goal!

    2600 days ago
  • ANGE1010
    You are right. even us parents need time for ourselves. After all, if we don't take care of us, then who will take care of the family? Blessings to you are you family and enjoy your "me" time. Get your mojo so you can be a size 10.

    God Bless,

    2600 days ago
  • 82TMOMMA
    Oh my And I thought I had it rough. You sound like a wonderful mother and you can only stay that way if you get that "me" time. Good for you and good luck with nursing school! emoticon
    2600 days ago
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