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Monday, April 4, 2011

Pike Market, Seattle

Pike Market, Seattle

Have to blog even though I don't feel like it...have to put some space between me and the bathing suit shots. They're all right, but I am sick of myself.
Arrived home exhausted. We pulled off the highway in Hope at 9:30 last night because it was really snowing on the Coquihalla and Connector and icy. We drove home this morning. I am about to leave for a meeting at UBC and then rush the girls to piano and rush myself to Zumba. Peter will have to pick up the kids from piano and then drop  by Zumba and pick up Pip (who will have to watch the class for awhile).
Seattle was tiring because I had to work each and every day. The last 2 days were overwhelming. Dancing 9 h days and too much information for me!
My life right now is insane. I might even venture to say that at times I do not like it. No, I do not.
But I am in transition mode. I don't know what to give up for now and what to keep. I fear giving up something will limit my income possibilities. Yet, trying to work so hard in so many areas is killing me. Getting my painting going again, my writings published, Zumba teaching, applying to teach k-12 again, applying for every single job I can. Worrying about more workshops to further train myself in my fields. And at this time, defending my thesis and looking after my family of 3 kids. God, I am not enjoying this. It is too soon to know what door will open for me and thus what fields I can put on hold.
Right now teaching Zumba requires so much time and serious work--it is something perhaps I should have waited to do. But again, I think teaching it to kids will help me get a k-12 job
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YIKES gotta leave for that meeting...

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4 Comments:

Blogger Sandra said...

You might think of limiting yourself to one thing at a time. It's too hard to try and do so many things at once.!

April 4, 2011 at 3:16 PM  
Blogger Mix Hart said...

yes. true. This week it is thesis defense and applying for one job that I REALLY want.

April 4, 2011 at 9:08 PM  
Blogger Grace said...

You have been given many many gifts...you are good at many things. If you weren't good at something it would be easy to give it up. A problem many would want, but few of us have.

April 5, 2011 at 7:31 AM  
Blogger Mix said...

Thanks -you Grace, your words are too kind but I am enjoying them!

April 5, 2011 at 12:51 PM  

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