I have been incredibly busy lately. I'm not sure I've been this busy before in my life. I'm juggling writing, running, volunteering with two schools and a running group, cub scouts, soccer, normal wife/mom stuff, trying to become a running coach, being the PTA secretary... I'm sure there's more, but those are the things that come to mind right now, in my five minutes before I need to run in another direction.
Two things have completely fallen by the wayside lately: reading and time with my friends. We've managed a few dinners out with friends, but I've missed four coffees and three moms' night out options in the last 3 weeks alone. While I'm unlikely to ever hit all the opportunities that arise, I'm not happy that I haven't.done.a.single.thing with my female friends lately. My physical health is great (I'm an obsessed runner and I've put in a lot of miles), but my mental health was beginning to suffer.Read more