Monday, June 22, 2009
Yup. That photo above just about sums up life for me right now. It's good! I have been wanting to journal for the longest time but after seeing how artful journaling is done by Mrs. Pam Garrison it kind of keeps me from the plain pen and paper type journal. Mostly because if I were to start writing and my handwriting starts getting bad it makes me want to rip out the whole page and start over. So here I am. I'll just type it and get it all out.It's been an interesting time for me. Although I've tried my best to handle the fun and success of this art career with the responsibilities of Stay at home Mom life I haven't figured out the balance. I would LOVE to have a calender of my week every week that went about the same. Time alloted for every priority in my life. But I've never been the consistant type. Sometimes it's easy to eat well and sometimes all I want is sugar. Sometimes I don't understand why I think cooking is so complicated and other times I don't understand why Cereal can't be considered dinner. It is hard to balance the yucky "Gotta Do's" as my Mom says with life's "Wanna Do's" .
It's been really fun having an Etsy shop because there is a reason and purpose for my art mess and maybe an excuse for why the house isn't prestine. But I don't want that to be an excuse. Oh I wish I could cook all of our families meals at the beginning of the week freeze them and have set days and times to work on Etsy fun but I don't.
I have been using the excuse I'm 23 and I don't HAVE to have it all figured out yet. I think it's good to give ourselves a break every once in a while but that excuse is henduring me from trying to get better. I need to quit with the excuses and try harder. Or try something new.
I don't know about you but also during my blogging/ Etsy career I've really let my self awareness go. I don't have to go out of the house to go to work so I don't make myself get dressed in the morning. I can't coffee dye and tie my tags when I 'm doing jumping jacks so I've forgotten all about any kind of exercise. Plain and simple I've been a little lazy. I like to rest instead of clean or workout. Those things give me so much pride and accomplishment though that I wonder how I ever forgot the feeling they gave me.
So, That's what I'll be working on this summer, working on some self care, set aside time for planning meals, a bath, a walk by myself. These all sounds like good things we could all use more of. Hope you all will work on balancing what you need to. I know it's not a matter of age by any means. I'm sure it's just new things to balance with different stages of life.
Thanks for listening guys!
Life is Good:)