So, it's been a couple weeks since I re-entered the workforce, and I am really enjoying it. I am actually now on my second job. Things were great at the massage studio, but then I got a phone call from the sports centre in town. I made the decision to take that offer. In addition to some short term perks (slightly better pay, free membership), there's some long term career possibilities there. Spud was just excited when he found out we could go skating more often (since it's included in the family membership I get).
I'm really happy to be getting out and interacting with other people. My life as a stay at home mom is centred around the kids, and my life as triathlete is largely solitary. As silly as it sounds, it's nice to have regular adult interaction other then my husband.
In addition to the new job, we've had some household chaos. Our dishwasher was found to be leaking. Unfortunately, we didn't realize it until it destroyed a section of our floor. So, right now, there is a big hole in the kitchen floor (just to the sub floor), and no dishwasher. Oh, how I miss my dishwasher...
The thing that I am struggling with is finding balance. I've missed more then one workout, and it's because I haven't planned ahead far enough. Some of it was unavoidable, like the couple of days where I was training at my new job and still working at the previous one. I completely lost my training time for a couple of days. Mostly, I just need to get into a routine. I'm not beating myself up about it; I just need to find the balance. It's a matter of getting organized in the morning for the training I'm going to do in the evening. Or getting ready the night before. I still have the time, as my job is only part time and I have a wonderfully supportive husband. I just need a routine.
So, I know I've said in the past that a lack of blogging usually means I'm having a rough time. I'm not. I'm simply in a period of exciting transition. Busy, exciting, transition.