So most people know the drill. Right before you go on vacation, work piles up and what becomes a countdown to relaxation and a few stress free days become days of preparation that are more stressful than a normal day in the office would be. From a full workload at work, to fitting in time to workout, grocery shop, get things done for the wedding, pack and un-pack for our trips, Justin and I have been too very busy people the past few months. And even though we just got home on Sunday from MI, we are headed to Amelia Island, FL tomorrow morning for Justin’s companies annual work outing.
Here I am in the city of Tulum in Mexico on last year’s trip!
Butttt, let’s back it up a bit. So these past few weeks have been less than ‘stress-free’ and this morning as I was driving to work, it dawned on me. I am not superwoman. I’m a very motivated and driven professional and I definitely take on more than I should with the “pile it on” mentality. But today, as I was mindlessly driving to work, it dawned on me. I’m not going to succeed in everything I do. I am going to fail, once and a while. I’m not a powerhouse, I can’t just say pile it on, I’ll be fine and BE FINE every single time. I AM HUMAN. And humans are NOT Superwoman. And so right then and there, while driving down the highway I decided. I decided to just live in the moment, be proud of who I am, and what I am capable of with the notion that I can’t be everything to everyone. All I can do is the best that I can do. And with that, I’ve decided to leave my work behind for a few days and completely check out. (if you know me at all, you know that this is like asking me to not breathe air!) but I’m going to do it. Because I work hard, and because I deserve it. So, here’s to 5 relaxing days in Florida with nothing to do but lay in the sun with one of those frozen drinks with a pretty little umbrella on top! 🙂
All our bags are packed…
And now it’s time for bed! Our flight leaves at 6:30 am which means that we have an alarm set for 4:15 am! I hope everyone has a great rest of their week! I can’t wait to blog from Amelia Island, FL (anyone ever been there? is there anything we MUST do?) I plan to take a beach run almost daily and hit up their amazing fitness center for yoga!
See ya at the pool! 🙂