why keep it so simple?
well even though leah is much easier to deal with now, i still feel like--
hold on. she's crying. it's time for her to eat.
...okay, i'm back. so as i was saying, it feels like anytime i try to get anything done--
just a minute. caleb needs a banana.
...alrighty. i get to the end of my day and can sometimes look around & get down on myself for not having the hot dinner waiting for ben, or the house is a mess, or i haven't even brushed my teeth yet---
um, the phone is ringing. be right back.
...as i was saying. it's difficult to feel productive lately. so i decided to simplify it and set two goals so that at the end of the day i have something to pat myself on the back for and say to myself, "well, at least i've showered. or at least i have deoderant on. or i'm just glad that i---
hold on again, caleb needs help after going potty.
...for example. this posting so far has taken me an hour and a half just to get to this point. each night i look back and try to think of how i could use my time more wisely. yes there are times when i sit down and read blogs, but it's rare these days when i even get the chance to comment because i've been interrupted so many times that i can't remember what i was going to say in my comment anyway --
okayyyyy. she's crying again. probably needs to burp for the 40,000th time today.
...so yes, there is some down time that i could give up. but that's difficult to do. when i don't give myself a breather i tend to get more stressed out because i haven't taken a moment for me--
caleb is yelling to me from his quiet time in his room. needs a snack. for the love.
...if you're finding yourself in the same boat i am each day, maybe try to simplify it for yourself. i've realized that by doing this i actually end up getting more accomplished than i plan on. by getting these two seemingly small tasks done, i can end things on a positive note by looking at what i have done instead of what i haven't. and i realize that there is a silver lining that maybe someday there will be a time when i can actually put down 3 goals a day, then 4, then maybe 5 --
oops. time to exercise, otherwise it will never happen.