I had right around 10,000,000,000,000,000 things I needed to do. But the hubs asked me to take a day off and...well...I kinda needed a break. So instead of staying home and working, I went HERE:
And had SO MUCH FUN!!!!!
Sadly, I didn't take THAT many pictures. But here's me at:
The Snow White "Wishing Well"
And Aladdin's lamp
And I personally would have spent all day here:
(The Animation Academy, learning how to draw a new Disney character every half hour.)
(But the Hubs wanted to do like...rides and stuff--the nerve!--so all I learned how to draw was Daisy Duck)
(which, sadly I don't have a picture of to show you.)
(The drawings got a little soaked when we went down the waterfall in Pirates of the Caribbean)
(yes, I realize the waterfalls in Pirates are super wimpy)
(but we were in the front of the boat, and the splashage was unexpectedly intense)
(AHHH--my parenthetical statements are officially out of control!!!!!)
The weirdest part?
I thought I'd come home SUPER stressed about all the things I still had to do. But, I actually came back relaxed, recharged, and ready to dive in. Which brings me to a lesson you'd think I'd have learned by now:
Sometimes you need to take time for you.
Can one of you PLEASE remind me of that occasionally, before I burn myself out??????
I even brought home a souvenir to try and remind myself of that--and I'm keeping it on my desk, front and center:
And I hope you guys will do the same thing.
Don't forget to take breaks.
Don't push yourself too hard.
Don't be afraid to take time for you.
It's hard--I know it's hard. But sometimes, you just need it. A day. A few hours. Even a few minutes. Take it. Enjoy it. And then come back to your To Do list refreshed and ready to tackle it head-on!
Who's with me?