Today, this very day, August twenty third two thousand eleven was the FIRST day I have ever done this. I actually feel a sense of relief by doing this. What is so HUGE that it would have me feeling this way??? Well, let me tell ya. Today I took my hub's shirts to be starched at the dry cleaner. I know HUGE huh!!!! For fifteen years I have slaved over the iron with my bottle of Stay-Flo starch to get his shirts extra crispy just the way he likes them. I couldn't quite work up to sending his jeans....baby steps, baby steps...right?
I have been so busy with life that I just don't have time for the nervous breakdown I deserve....hahahah!!!! I would usually take a few hours and get my ironing done, but time seems to be a precious thing lately and I feel so good knowing I don't have that on my to-do list!!
This has got me pondering what could be next on my "hired" to-do list. I think a maid would be right there at the top. Maybe a personal chef....the kind that cooks really delicious healthy food and I would be on a diet, but it wouldn't taste like I was. I could hire someone to mow the lawn and tend to my garden and flower beds. The list could go on.
However, when I really think about these things I would like to "hire" done I have realized deep down that I wouldn't want someone else doing it. Okay, other than the dry cleaner. I will probably keep that up....just because. I actually like housework. It is a great feeling to me when my house is sparkling clean. I love to cook!!! I find it therapeutic. I think the mouths in this household appreciate it too. And then the mowing, I enjoy that as well. I love being outdoors and looking at the yard right after it has been mowed. My flowers have been beautiful this year and I love caring for them and watching them grow. These things are me and I don't want someone else doing them.....they probably wouldn't do it right anyhow!!!!
I guess the solution would be to have more hours in the day. Time seems to be the reason I can't keep up. I rarely have a day that is not full of interruptions. I am sure most you feel this way. I get right in the middle of something and then "POOF" something comes up that takes precedence over what I am currently doing. I need to find balance in my life.....which will just take TIME!!!!