Tuesday, February 26, 2013

It Has Been A Year

Ever been told you are too passionate?

Not in a romantic sense but just care too much about something or can be vocal about an issue or a hobby?

I have. I am passionate about my job. I care whether something is done right. I care about my job. Co-workers said that I needed to be less passionate about my job. Just to get what needs to be done, done and let it go.

It will be tough. I don’t have the don’t care attitude of many of my co-workers. It is hard to let go. Why be passionate and care when it gets me no where at all with the company?

I have had a killer migraine for a few days, which includes ear aches and non-stop buzzing. Gah! I get so tired of it. I feel like I need to be stretched on a medieval stretching machine and then maybe my tired self will feel better.

I have to take care of myself.

Plus this week makes it a year since Mom died. She died on March 2, 2012. I miss her so much. Plus with the snow, getting down to the National Cemetery is pointless since the graves are flat and probably snow covered. I feel guilty for not visiting. I did not even get down at Christmas.

It is going to be a tough few days.

6 comments:

  1. I'm sorry - I know the anniversary of your mom's death must be so hard for you. Don't feel guilty about not visiting the grave site. I like to think that we carry the memories of our loved ones in our hearts and those memories come with us every where we go. Hugs.

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  2. Jen, I'm sorry this is such a tough time. I know how tough anniversaries like this can be, and I'll be thinking about you.

    I like to do things right on the job, too, and I've been where you are, feeling like what's the use. But I think it's in the nature of some of us to just want to do a good job--to do it right. That's important in and of itself.

    I hope your headache clears up soon!

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  3. That one year mark is always tough...your blogger fmaily is here for you and sending positive thoughts yuor way.

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  4. Hugs to you. That's a rough anniversary!

    As for passionate...you continue to be passionate...to deny that side of your nature that wants to do everything correctly is to deny who you are!

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  5. I'm sorry. I know that's a hard anniversary to get through. Thinking of you!

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  6. I know this must be such a difficult time for you.....anniversary's are so difficult, and none more than the first one. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

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