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I am more than ready to get back into the swing of things... I can only relax so long before I get bored of it. When I start looking around the place and trying to figure out how difficult it'd be to paint the walls in the dead of winter, and whether or not I'm really so terrible at sewing that I can't patch all the older pieces of bedding (for the record: Yes, I am. In home ec they banned me from using the sewing machines after the third time I accidentally sewed my fingers to my project - then a few years later when working at a living in history museum, they had a rule to give me any craft
Slow down. Breathe. Take your time. Use discipline to make that time. While I succeeded the last challenge, I did so flying through it without a minute to reflect upon my process, my goals, my achievements. I was also never able to check in here because of how busy my days were. I can't say I was stressed, but I regret not making time to check in with the people supporting me here and my friends in real life. I also found myself falling into the old pattern again of not being able to sustain routines. Mostly because as I added building stones to m
â€œDonâ€™t get your hopes up yet.â€ That was how Erik started this morning. He was holding a brown folder. An official looking brown folder. Didnâ€™t he know that being told not to get your hopes up did just the opposite? Itâ€™s just like someone telling you, â€œDonâ€™t think about elephants.â€ Whatâ€™s the only thing youâ€™re thinking about right now? Elephants. The folder contained a mission. A real mission. Not training. â€œItâ€™s not your official deployment. Not yet. We still have several more months of training before youâ€™re ready for that. Itâ€™s a short-term scouting mission. Weâ€