Me & My Stodie– Annabelle and Her ONE Me & My Stodie– Annabelle and Her ONE

I Need Some “ME TIME”  ….

Setting: 

Annabelle’s Weekly Visit With Her Community Group

Event: 

Katy:  Annabelle, it’s your turn.
What do you have to share with the team tonight.

Annabelle: Everything around the house is getting to be too much.
Since we’re at home, I’ve got dishes piling up, clothes all over the floor that need washing. The floors need cleaning. I just can’t do it all.

Katy: And how about taking care of your own needs?

Annabelle: Are you kidding?
There’s no way. I can’t accommodate my family while trying to get all my needs met. It’s impossible.
I really do need some “Me Time”.

Lori: It’s definitely a problem, Annabelle.
I can remember those days—like there isn’t enough time in the day to get everything done.

Katy: Me too.
I can’t believe I’m saying this, but I would sometimes feel bad because I was always putting everyone else first.
And then I’d feel bad because I’d say that not taking care of my family first makes me a selfish person.
I couldn’t win in my own mind either way.

Dylan: I’d say that you were applying a good principle for the first part of your statement, Katy.
Annabelle, Katy, & Lori: Huh? What? Are you serious? …

……The Story Ending? 

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