Monday, October 19, 2009

Slowing Down

Life has been going about 100 miles an hour the last month. Between work, coaching, marathon training, and life, I feel like I have been going 20 different directions. It's busy, and I like busy, I can handle that, but now I am ready for it to slow down. After Wednesday, everything will quiet down again. This weekend we had our district tournament for soccer and we got 2nd place. We lost 1st place by 1 point. UHHH. It was so disheartening. I think it was harder on me than it was for my team. I just get so competitive. While I really enjoy coaching soccer, often it is really hard for me to coach, because it makes me want to go out there and play. We also had 2 kids make the all district team, and one of them was a 6th grader who we moved up a year to play. (It is a middle school league made of 7th and 8th graders.)
I have my middle school cross country district meet this afternoon, and one more meet on Wednesday, and all of my coaching will be done for the semester.
I am finding that as I get older, I am less stimulated by having so many coals in the fire. I am finding that I want to do few things, but I want to do those well, rather than do a whole bunch of stuff half way.

I will post some of the pictures from the soccer tournament later tonight.


Anonymous said...

yep, you are right! too many coals in the fire and we get burned or at least burnt out. hang in there until Wednesday : )

A Friend Across the Miles said...

I can sympathize with the one-point groan.

Hang in there, friend!