Welp, I’ve officially blown up my life. On February 13th, I quit my job of almost two years to build up my freelance business. On March 9th, I broke up with my boyfriend of almost a year. I tried so hard to make these two relationships work. I ignored all the warning signs, I squashed down all the gut feelings. Screw my intuition! I never know what I want, so why trust it anyway?
The day I looked at my task list in Asana and felt overwhelmed all over again. I’ve never been great about writing daily. Which is ridiculous because I want to write. I enjoy writing. Well, it’s never been writing so much as reading and writing better than what I read. I enjoy editing. My mother once said “You’d be a great editor” and a recent employee named Crystal said, “I know your dream job! Editor!
(Or, the day I researched how to build a freelance schedule so you don’t have to) 7:00am – wake 7:30am – yoga 8:00am – paperwork and payment fumbling to replace a roommate in my house (With this new roommate I now pay $190 per month, so I consider managing the house one of my jobs) 8:45am – continue developing a schedule template 9:30am – leave to the gym 10:00am – workout 11:30am – leave for
What to do you might do your first few days of freelancing full-time Day 3 Taking a nap at 1:12pm. The usual. At the office, I’d gotten in the habit of taking lunch around 1pm and napping under a tree in a nearby park. I’d nap for 20-30 minutes. Woke up at 2:40pm. Not usual! Why was I so tired today? Perhaps I woke up at 7am out of REM cycle cadence? The schedule I
What to do you might do your first few days of freelancing full-time Day 2 I woke up at 7am, right after Taylor kissed me goodbye. I jumped up to watch him leave from the window – he is a very good-looking man. I stayed in bed for another half hour, exchanging messages with a new client, reading the daily mass readings (the last time I’ve felt the space to read the Bible, I do