There are a couple of "dark clouds" on my horizon that I have to prepare for and/or deal with.
The first and probably minor one is that I tweaked my neck yesterday, so it's sore and has been sore all night. I have yoga today and possibly cardio (cardio either today or tomorrow, as it is my "rest-weekend", so I plan to go gentle with yoga and see if that helps. If I feel better I'll do some light cardio, otherwise I'll let it rest today and hit things tomorrow instead.
The second "dark cloud", and I have to put it in quotes because it's actually a good thing, is that I have a job offer. So hooray me, I'll be able to survive and pay rent while I go to school. It's a part-time job that promises LOTS of flexibility and no more than 2-3 shifts a week unless I want them, which is lovely. The "dark" part of this is that they have a rigorous training program so I will be working 40 hours a week for 4-6 weeks, which, on top of school and my gym training, leaves me with very little time and I'm worried that something's gotta give.
Still, 4 weeks is not the end of the world. I'll give it my best shot to manage everything. I still have a week or two before I start, so I will focus on getting as much school work out of the way as possible, so that while working that much I can focus on keeping my physical goals in sight. When I come through this I know that I'll be in a much better place, more financially secure, and probably a little bit better psychologically, because it will be nice to be out of the house a couple days a week.
I'm a complete convert to this new way of life, building my body and achieving my goals, so I wish that I could spend all day just doing that, working out at the gym and managing my diet, but that is impractical at this point. But I'm also a very different person from who I was a couple of years ago, and I know that I'll be better able to handle different responsibilities at the same time. I'm worried, but not TOO worried.
Okay, time for breakfast! Take care and happy lifting!