Freelance Day 1 – WTF Did I Just Do??!


I woke up yesterday morning excited, which quickly turned to worry and stress. Questions like, okay, sooo, I have no steady paycheck coming in, how am I going to make enough money to live? I have mouths to feed, bills to pay, what am I gonna do with my life??? What if I run out of money?? After a minor freak out moment…a moment lasting about 2 hours of debate, frustration and pressure, pressure, pressure, I took the Kidlet to her Thursday classes, did a load of laundry, cleaned up dog vomit in the back seat of my car and sat down to eat lunch.

And I realized how grateful I was to sit and eat and then leisurely clean the kitchen, take care of a sick dog, fold towels and underwear and just breathe…

What’s gonna happen tomorrow? I don’t know, but for today, I am happy to have the time to do the little mundane tasks that got neglected while I was working full time.

As Scarlett O’Hara says, “I’ll think about it tomorrow…”


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