Friday, May 27, 2011
I sometimes wonder where my days go, but when I finally set down in the evenings and think about everything I did that day, I sometimes wonder how I got it all done! I am realizing I am just one person trying to take care of more than I can and I am now recruiting others to help me with taking care of the park gardens. I am trying to get them to adopt certain areas so I won't have to do anything in that area and so far I have gotten 2 ladies to volunteer and hoping to get at least one more and that would lighten my load.
I walk every morning with my DH as the dr wants him walking for exercise and he is not to lift anything more than 10 lbs so that leaves just me to pretty much do everything at home and dads but hopefully I will get him healthier and he can do more to help-we got thru his back surgery and after several months he was able to do more.
Today I planted 2 new yellow knock-out roses in my flower bed on the west side of my house and tonite we got rain so hoping that helps get them off to a good start. I also got up enough nerve to trim back my sweet potato plants where I saw the black snake recently and got those cuttings planted in park gardens.
After I finished with that, Abbie got a bath and I had to be at a finance committe meeting at 10. I was just put on this committee as were 2 others so the older members were bringing us up to speed and we brainstormed on some upcoming issues we will have to resolve. By the time we got done, it was 1:30!
I had planned on making something for dinner but was missing a couple ingredients so had to make a trip to the grocery store and we are planning to do some tile in our living room-replace the carpet and I want tile on my bathroom walls, so took time to check out things at home depot while I was out. I also had to stop at Target for a gift card for one of our granddaughters birthday so I didn't get back home till 3:30 and now it is time to start dinner!
Geeze, no wonder my days are full.
Now add in taking care of dad and that doesn't give me a lot of me time. I am trying to figure out how to take a couple hours to go to the gym 3x a week and I also volunteer and take Abbie to visit nursing homes and the hospital at least once a week.
Anyone else feel overwhelmed like this?