I’m currently almost three weeks in to the second semester of my freshman year of college, and I’m already feeling a little overwhelmed. I have had a lot more homework and a lot less time than last semester. The workload isn’t terrible, it is certainly still manageable, but I feel like it takes a lot longer and I have much less free time. That isn’t really a bad thing, as I frequently got bored last semester, but it has taken some getting used to. I have also gotten very little sleep. So this past weekend it was nice to get away and go home for a couple of days.
My brother leaves to go back to college this coming weekend, and because our vacation schedules don’t match up, I won’t see him again until June, so that was partly why I decided to go home. It was also nice to eat some home-cooked meals, go to my sister’s basketball game, hang out with my family, relax, and get outside. I didn’t get any homework done, which I paid for when I returned Sunday evening, but it was worth it.
On Saturday, I went cross country skiing with my mom, brother, and sister. I don’t downhill ski, but I usually enjoy cross country skiing. For some reason, I just wasn’t feeling it on Saturday. Let’s just say I almost went back, but then decided to continue on (the rest were way ahead of me by this point since I stopped for a bit). I didn’t know the trail circled, so I figured I would meet the rest once they turned around. Turns out I was wrong about that, which meant I did the rest of the trail by myself (and my mom, upon returning to the car, figured I had turned back, so went to find me on her skis and ended up doing the entire loop twice- good thing she loves to exercise and ski!). Despite a pretty hard fall, it was really peaceful in the woods, and I enjoyed most of it.
Luckily, this week has been a little bit easier, and I finally had a little bit of free time yesterday.
Have a wonderful next two days and enjoy the weekend!!