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Monday, March 23, 2009

Preserving What Sanity Remains

T and I are in the midst of a much-needed vacation, visiting my sister and her boyfriend in Arizona. There is never a "good time" at work to spend time away from the office, but this trip, planned in late January/early February, came at just the right time. Anyone who has known me for the past few years won't be surprised to hear that things are "crazy" at work.

I'll admit I almost never say that things are slow or have calmed down. That said, it seems the demands on my time have been particularly pressing over the past couple of months. True to form, I was "cramming" to get things done before we left for this trip. In the past, that meant I was up all night packing before a trip. This time, it resulted in the following:

I slept in a tad on my birthday, Thursday the 19th. I also allowed myself the treat of stopping for a Frisco breakfast sandwich on the way in. After dawdling a bit, I finally started working/billing around 9am or so - late for me. As another birthday indulgence, I let 2 sweet friends treat me to birthday lunch; we were out of the office for about an hour and a half. The rest of Thursday was spent working - steadily. I worked all day, all evening, all night. I kept right on working through the night - freezing my arse off because the HVAC was off and it was cold out. I finally managed to escape around 11:30am Friday morning.

I raced home, showered, hastily packed, and T and I made it to the airport with time to spare, thank goodness. Vacation prep has for years been a last minute endeavor for me, but that was cutting it just a bit close - and I definitely don't want to get in the habit of pulling all-nighters!

We're having a fabulous time in Arizona with my sis, including a wonderful visit with my aunt and uncle - this trip was just what the doctor ordered for preserving whatever remains of my sanity. Hi from sunny Arizona!





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