Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Balancing Acts

This last week has been a failed attempt at combating imbalance in my life. What I have noticed is that when balance goes, so does everything else: emotional sobriety, physical stability, and social well being. Sometimes it feels like I am walking on a tightrope, and with one turn I will fall. Show me someone who is depressed, who is physically struggeling, or who has social issues, and at the bottom of it all there will be imbalance.

I talk a lot about sobriety in my life because although I have no substance abuse issues, I do struggle with sobriety. Sobriety is not just about drugs, and alcohol, it is about every day life. It is about being happy, healthy, fit, and building your life one block at a time. For me balance is key to my sobriety so this week has been a struggle, and it shows in my excercise blog.

So what has been going on? I am moving next week, and I have been temping for a rehab facility. Perhaps even scarier is the possibility that I might get a job offer this week or the next. I could literally be getting on the freeway to head to Colorado with no place to live in Oregon, and get a call that could change everything.

Last week I interviewed with a company that coordinates organ procurement and donation. I really, really want this job. The employment agency says that this company really liked me, and there was a good possibility they would offer me a position. It is just something I could not turn down period (if it happens). Still my lease is up, I am out on the 26th, and all my furniture is gone. For all intents and purposes I am out the door.

What else is going on?????? Well...... did I mention the temping that I have been doing is a graveyard shift? So my body's sleeping schedule is all out of whack, and trying to regain some normality. In the process I feel tired all the time.

Truthfully I think I need running now, more than I ever did. But......the real question is can I hit 30 miles this week without injury??? I guess we will see.


  1. I came across from eatdrinkandbemeiri. You run through some beautiful places.

  2. Hey thankyou!!!! I makes running a whole lot easier!!!!