When I started thinking of this post I was very far from where I am now, both physically and more importantly, mentally. I'll start with the now, where I am with laying on a sunbed next to the pool at Club-Med in Florida, where I am on vacation with my entire family.
Now the then, which was about a month ago. My man was gone for 2 weeks abroad, and I was home alone with my two little ones, a half a world away from any of my family. And I felt alone. Very alone. The winter decided to peak it's head back in for the last time, the sky's were grey and so was my mood.
My days were run by what I call "survival mode",where I do just what I need to do so that my work, both motherly and professionally are done properly. But when the kids went to sleep, I grabbed the quickest, most nutritious thing I could find that would make the least amount of dirty dishes (no allotted time for dish washing in survival mode).
The two times I get the most homesick for my far-away family is right after I come...
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