Tuesday, September 16, 2008

And now more on the same....

I just spent the last 10 minutes reading some of my favourite blogs and realized I should take some time to write my own post rather than just think how great everyone else's posts are. So, here I am.

Thanks for the encouraging words about my predicament: too much to do, too little time. I am going to stick with the course. I am going to stick with the physio. I'm going to figure out a way to be in Emily's class fairly frequently (calling in some favours for people to babysit). I'm going to get Children's Hour underway and then ask for more help through the rest of the year and possibly not do it next year. I'm likely not going to be knitting much in the next while or cleaning the house all that often. In other words, I'm just going to try to do it all and grin and bear it and try not to complain (much).

I'm motivated to get this certificate finished. The course I'm taking is on the path to getting a certificate to teach ESL. The reason I want this is so I can have a job that allows me to be at home when the kids are at home. Teaching ESL would do this. My current job does not. I'll still have to put one more year in with the government at some point but after that, I plan to go elsewhere. The pay won't be nearly as good but life will be better.

And so, now I have to get to one of those projects. Enough blogging, back to the grind.


Pam said...

Taking on too much may bite you in the butt, but your resolve, strength and determination to plow through are inspiring Karen! I hope you can find a way to delegate, call in favours (wish I could help in that regards, sorry) and find time for your aspirations as well. Thanks for sharing, may the venting relieve some pressure, somehow.

jannie said...

It would be so wonderful if I could come by to do any number of things to ease the work load!! But - we both know the facts of the matter make this impossible.
But it is so good to hear you stick to your plan - and let go of that which doesn't matter so much. Believe me, it will all still be there when you do get to it.
Good choice - great focus.