Monday was difficult (with the Spring forward on the clocks) and having gone ‘Unplugged’ apparently I missed the emails for a big announcement for work. But A.S. followed up (thankfully) but she seemed a bit curt with me about having to do so? Thus the guilt I felt all day. That caused me to feel stress and tensed again – that and also trying to help my sister.
I love being there for my family, but I also realized by the end of the evening that I was starting to take on those stresses, which isn’t good for me. I have enough of my own as well. How do you still support family, be there for them during the tough times, offer sage advice but also not let it become YOUR problem? Yes, I know you could just say no and not be involved (what M feels I should do) and of course I do get concerned that if I say or do the wrong thing it could come back to bite me in the ass! Been there before…
So before heading home, to try to clear my head, I went to University Village to just get some fresh air and also find my St. Patty’s day ‘outfit’. I like being the ‘silly butt’ for the office (aka, the Office Clown) if it makes people laugh. Well when I got home, the ‘caretaker’ had to take out the trash, finish putting away the laundry and I once again got tensed up!
The only good part about the day, was when I went out to throw the trash, this little brown bunny rabbit was in our front yard and scampered off to the side. It made me stop, I squatted down (lol – thinking I could get him to come over to me) but just seeing his little shadow under the tree and the fact that he stayed there the whole time I moved three bins from our noisy stone driveway down to the street and back up. He watched ME. He put a smile back on my face (even for a moment).