I’ve basically had all of ten minutes to breathe today. And while I’m grateful the day went by quickly, it would have been nice to have a moment or two to just sit down and breathe. But, no such luck. Have you ever had a day like that before? Who am I kidding? I’m sure you have. We all have those crazy, hectic days where you just wonder when it’s all going to end, but it never seems to. Well, today, I had one of those days. One of those hair pulling out kind of days. But no matter the stress and anxiety, more than anything, it just makes me extremely grateful.
Grateful? Yes. Grateful. I am extremely grateful to have a job. I am grateful to be employed in the city of my choice, that of which is extremely close to my family (as in a half marathon would get me to my parent’s house). And I’m grateful to be employed making pretty decent money giving me the ability to pay for chemotherapy for our sweet ‘daughter’ and still have extra cash left over to pay the bills. I’m so very grateful. Grateful that I am pursuing a career that is exactly what I went to school for (thanks Waynesburg University.. err.. thanks Mom and Dad for paying for my education). And grateful that at the end of the day, I simply have a job. I am so grateful, especially in this devastating economy. And because crazy days like today just ensure the necessity of my job and that when I come in tomorrow, my stuff will still be in my desk. Continue reading