A week of too much work and too little time.
Little sleep and too many chores
We went last night to another town which is the closest DAN doctor – stayed at a dear friends' house and met R's DAN doctor this morning. Then we drove the 200 miles back and had to go to another good friend's dinner party!
And its midnight and I am trying to unwind after a lovely but frazzled day
I talk so much about "living in the moment" and yet in weeks like this it seems like my mind is always on my ever growing To- Do list
I am perpetually making mental notes
And yet the more mental notes I make, the more I seem to forget some small important thing ( like the Benadryl I forgot to take last night for our overnight trip though our friends have a dog and r seems slightly allergic to dander)
It seems to be that I must be missing some sort of organizational trick.
And yet of course – the truth is that- sometimes there really is no way to keep it all together
The plate is simply too full
Even now, as I sigh about having left R's Math game at the doctor's office in Nashville ( which means it will be 9 weeks before I get it again ) or the fact that I cannot find where his toothbrush is
I know there is only one thing to do
And that is- to let it slide
And forgive myself
I suddenly recaptured the feeling of loving life .
It made me think about how the plan for a day should not be simply a To-Do list of things to accomplish
The plan should be about how to live the day
And the feeling that you want at the end of it
What makes it a good day for me at the end of this day- perhaps at the end of all days- is to have lived that day with love, happiness, hard work, peace and purpose
Here is to starting the day with the happy ending in mind!