Just had another fulfilling nutrition session. As I was counseling the client, a prayer popped into my head: that my own daughter find a career as fulfilling as I find mine. I am ever so grateful for my journey of following in my father’s footsteps and becoming a health and wellness professional. I am doing … Continue reading Like Father, Like Daughter, Like Grandaughter
Early voting Covid tests Working mama With no rest Closer to the edge But not of glory Stress, pressure, fear Tells a different story Hasn't my week been hard enough On call Sunday evening was so tough Indulged my kid when I got home Slept crappily that night again, like a drone— Got up the next … Continue reading Early Voting, Covid Tests
A Psalm to the L-rd Weary are my eyes and downtrodden is my soul Day after day I toil to bring home daily bread Sit in gnarled posture, slaving away on me computer A thirst for money, for financial security. For affording a comfortable life. Nevertheless my heart aches For the time when I can … Continue reading Working Mama’s Prayer
Monetize, synchronize Synchronized swimming When I'm making money I feel like I'm winning Monetize, synchronize Synchronized clocks When everyone's on schedule My life really rocks Throw a wrench into it Or a curveball Everything around me crumbles, It all falls. Monetized, synchronized Life as it should be. Learning the hard way The need for adaptability.
I tried to pack in as many billable minutes as possible before I ordered my ride to my scheduled doctor’s appointment. I’ve always been one to pack too much into the moment. This remote job really brings it out in me. What a mess. Here’s the thing. Yes, I might get another 5 minutes of … Continue reading Packing So Much Into a Minute; Missing the Moment
I was blessed to spend a week visiting my family over winter break. I'm going back to my teaching job this Thursday, but still "off" these past few days. Being "off" doesn't have the same meaning it did a few years ago. I still have to take care of my toddler daughter and I still … Continue reading Vacation: An Opportunity for Fresh Perspectives
Previously I blogged about reducing my hours at my preschool job and wondering what I would end up doing instead. My intention was to have more downtime: for myself, and my toddler daughter too. And I do—that is, when I'm not training to become a water safety instructor in the evening. I guess I'm not … Continue reading My Current Work-Momlife Balance