Trying hard not to focus on the negatives of the day. I dwelled on past mistakes, failed to be in three places at once, did not fill out the appropriate paperwork on time for a bunch of school stuff.
Then I had a really fantastic day at work getting to see the class I will be co-teaching and getting the lowdown from the teacher I am replacing. Happily we are both happy with our new gigs. Win win win.
Respite over: sleepless toddler, long wait to pick up children from first day of school where they didn't know where to wait for me (thanks to the missing paperwork).
Finally arrived home only to realize that the keys to my home were in my home. And I was not. And the doors were locked. This did not make me popular with me or my children. And I realized that I hadn't had anything to drink besides a glass of iced tea.
I want to blame the heat. Or the lack of hydration. I want to blame the fact that I didn't remember to take my meds until 10:00 pm. However, the fact is I have always been somewhat scattered. Book smarts yes, I can't even think of the thing I often lack... oh yeah. Common sense.
If I were a skinny white man I would make a fantastic absentminded professor. It would seem charming and eccentric when I was forgot things here or there, didn't remember when my anniversary was or went around looking for my glasses when they were already on. I would eventually find some good woman w
I need to work on being in the present moment. Paying attention to what is happening now. Instead of letting my mind wander into the future. Because when that happens and I catch up to the future, I have no idea what I did in the past. And problems ensue.
Grateful Crap: Two days of nothing scheduled followed by a three day weekend (school cancelled due to heat!)
took meds (really late)
Quaker, teacher, parent,