Friday, March 5, 2010
What do you do when you're so overwhelmed you can hardly think?
You blog, of course!
Only after having a drink in the city with Caitlin. She is wonderful and I love her.
So, things are catching up with me lately. After the most stressful month I couldn't have even imagined, I thought I was getting a break. This week started off gently. I was horribly busy, but in regards to homework it seemed as though the huge blow of assignments that I trudged though 1-2 weeks ago was the worst of it. I could finally breathe.
How very wrong I was (sounds like the transition in a synopsis of a novel at the third grade reading level, doesn't it?).
It's just been constant. In four days, I was assigned four new papers. I still have work 1-2 days during the week, and then at my other job on the weekends.
And I'm the fool who can't turn down an offered shift for some extra money.
Stupidly enough, I thought I had picked up an extra shift for TODAY, not next Friday. So after class today, exhausted, I took the 45-minute trip to work, only to find out I had the day wrong.
I've wasted five hours of today. Five hours that could've been spent really getting these papers on a roll. Five hours that could have been spent napping and outlining papers. Five hours that I could have regained some sanity.
Instead, my heart is racing so fast that my body is shaking. After spending years during which that was a daily occurrence, I really hate it.
Now, I have two options:
A. Go to a coffee shop, suck down some coffee (and possibly worsen the aforementioned racing heart) and get work done, or
B. Try and take a short nap, THEN suck down some coffee (and probably have a steadier heart).
I'll probably go for the latter.
I really don't mean to complain, but sometimes if I write everything down, my mind becomes a little more organized and a little less manic.
Posted by Samantha at 5:47 PM