Day 1 = 5 minutes :(

Well ….it’s here…..he left early yesterday morning. He was on and off flights all day long…staggered texts here and there….but it felt good. I felt good about it, thought I had a handle on it this year. Today….not so much. He slept all morning my time (there’s a 3 hr time difference now) then worked all afternoon and night. Very little texting today and a quick 5 min chat during his break. This is the part that is always so hard. I went from being #1, his main priority, having all of his time, to plummeting to the bottom of the list overnight. And I’m sick, and I don’t feel good. I was prepared, I knew this is how things would be. Soon as I’m done with my 5 minute pity party I’ll pull up my big girl panties and get over it. Plenty to do to keep me busy.

Re-cap of my day:

Hmm…let’s see….I couldn’t sleep last night because my bed was way too empty (pity party continues), so I’ve been awake since 4 am. Work was very busy…had to cover for someone’s day off. Which means doing their job and mine too! Had an interview this morning. I liked the girl, however, she is a college student, so summer only employment and breaks when she is home. I have another interview tomorrow I’m waiting to see how it goes before I make a final decision. Only need to hire one.

Had to correct 3 staff members today, that is never fun! One of my biggest weaknesses! But I did it! 2 for not following proper procedures and 1 for correcting her tone and way she talks. Ha….then had a call from a customer….the bank was holding their check because it wasn’t signed! Should’ve known I wouldn’t be able to slip that one by!

2:00 p.m. was called by the School Nurse saying my son had fallen while playing football during 2nd period (a long way before 2:00) and he had just now came to the office stating he was in pain. He also told the nurse he had blacked out for a few seconds after he fell. He can be a bit melodramatic at times. I talked to him on the phone and he assured me he was fine. So he stayed in school.

I left work around 4:30 and went straight to the doctor’s office. I have had terrible head pains for the last week. I’ve never had trouble with allergies or sinus problems, but I was diagnosed with a sinus infection. And wow! what pain! My whole face hurts! And the Dr. said I was running a fever (I felt o.k. before I knew that…did she have to tell me?!?) Went to the pharmacy and had my meds filled. Some strange guy kept following me up and down all the aisles while I waited. It was obvious and I was starting to get freaked. So I eventually went and set down and waited. Never saw him again.

Had to go to Sam’s to get supplies for work and went to eat with my son ( I had a salad :)) Then came home and played the new computer game I treated myself to just waiting for 8:30 to get here. I wasn’t supposed to feel like this this year. It  was supposed to be better. There’s always tomorrow…


One thought on “Day 1 = 5 minutes :(

  1. I miss you baby! Thank you for writing this blog, since it seems I don’t really get to talk to you during these long days! My schedule combined with the time change make it very difficult for us. Here was my day: I got your early text, but was so tired, I wasn’t even sure if I dreamed it, lol. Next thing I knew, it was 11AM here, and I was waking up from a jet-lag stupor! Oh, and I had to teach from 1:30 to 9PM, with a dinner break at 5:30. Even though I’m free all morning, you’re working; and when you get home, I’m working. But I cherish your texts, no matter how trivial they might seem to you.

    Unfortunately, the rehearsal area is a 15-minute walk from the cafeteria, so I barely have enough time to rest, eat, and be back at the field in 60 minutes.

    The good news is, that the 44 members here today are doing great! We are feeling good about our prospects, and looking forward to the rest of members showing up!

    It’s 11:45PM here, but it feels like 2:45 to me. I’m beat! I’m gong to hit the hay, and think about you all nigh til I fall asleep. I can;t wait to see you Saturday!

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