So it’s August

Yeah that’s pretty much how I feel today. Yesterday (and probably most work days), I felt more like

I am in so deep it’s crazy right now. Literally every day I log in to my work email and I have a new addition to my job responsibility list. I don’t even know everything I’m responsible for right now. I just keep hoping that I will get a good handle on things once I get back to work full time and teachers come back. Maybe when the school year gets rolling I will be able to get my head above water. Don’t get me wrong, I’m SUPER excited about this promotion and all of the crazy awesome administrator stuff I get to do. It just gets incredibly overwhelming at times.

At least I have finished the last paper for my doctorate degree!!! I now have just 1 week left in this class and write chapters 4 and 5 of my dissertation. I can see the light at the end of the tunnel. I’m still flirting with the idea of hiring someone to help me with the data entry and analysis portion. I am so not a math person, and I didn’t have to take a stats class as part of this degree, so it’s pretty much a foreign language to me. Every time I start to work on it, I just feel like

The good news is all of the kids have new shoes for school, which I scored for less than $125 (for 4 kids that’s saying something). I managed to get two pairs of conservative closed-toed (read: boring) shoes for work. And my desk is just about all set up. So yay! Of course, life would be a lot more productive right now if we could actually close on our house, but that’s a whole different story. Maybe for tomorrow.

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