When you just can’t keep up.

“I can’t keep up with anything”.

The house is never the way I want it, I don’t spend enough time with the kids, or at work doing things I WANT to try due to lack of motivation (unless it’s 2am and I can’t sleep) and I look around and often think- maybe I should just choose one thing and do it properly.

Then I remember who I am and why I am this way and figure screw it.”

I’ll pour the glass of wine.

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Maeve.

Maeve is an incredible athlete.

Every sport she tries, she does well at. I’m not just saying that because I’m her mom. Trust me, she can be a royal pain in my ass. But when she played soccer she was the leading goal scorer. When she tried gymnastics, she was able to do a cartwheel on a balance beam in 8 weeks. Just last year she decided to take acrobatics and at 5 ft 5 mastered an arial.

Maeve has been swimming in Stepford for a few years. She’d never once had a lesson, and was swimming with the fastest group of kids by the end of her first summer.

But she’s lost her focus, tonight was her retirement. A part of me is sad that she gets bored so quickly with things. A part of me is thrilled because swimming = heat and smelling chlorine and being at 7 hr meets….in all seriousness, maybe she’ll change her mind next year…?

 

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