It has been brought to my attention that going on vacation means not working. Is this true??
What could be better than lying on the beach, frequenting the hotel’s swim-up bar, sleeping, watching movies, going out to nice restaurants for dinner, and working on your laptop with no interruptions by 2 kids who have absolutely NO understanding of the sentence, "Go back and watch Diego, just let Mommy finish up this email"?
We’re leaving tomorrow for a 4 day vacation, just the husband and I. Each set of grandparents gets one grandchild, leaving mommy and daddy free to bask in the sun in Osoyoos, BC (Canada’s hot spot, in case you didn’t know).
Since we planned this holiday several months ago to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary, I have found myself not only dreaming of the uninterrupted sleep we will get, the long walks on the beach, or the wonderful meals we will enjoy. I have also found myself dreaming of all the work I can get done.
Last week my dear husband pointed out to me that one can get burnt out, even by something that they love (what makes him such an expert? Just because he’s an almost Psychologist? Sheesh). I guess this makes sense, but wouldn’t your body start to give you warning signs before that happened? Wouldn’t you start to resent your work, be in a constant state of stress?
ANYWAYS, I’m choosing to believe that I’m OK for now, and wanting to work on your holidays is very normal. We’ll see if my husband actually lets me.