Parents on Holiday (7th September 2009)
Today my parents left for their holiday in North Wales. They will return on 14th September 2009. Basically, from one Monday morning until the next Monday afternoon.
In the meantime I will be driving solo to and from the railway station, about 3 miles away. As well as:
- sorting out meals (we’ve often had family meals or take-away since I started my job in London);
- guinea pigs;
- tending garden;
- and all the chores of a normal life.
It’s amazing how much time all those errands and “little things” take up and the pressure of that responsiblity. Arrived at work about 3 hours one day since I couldn’t get to sleep until around 2am.
At times I’ve felt like a real grown-up! Taking this job has been a rollercoaster of emotion. It’s been very difficult for me at times. It has been total glee at others. So much feels like it has changed but my parents and my home are always there when I need them.
This choice has broadened my horizons. With each week they move further, hopefully leading to more social experiences.