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Just keep swimming . . .

I think everyone knows that if sharks stop swimming they'll drown. I wonder if the sharks ever get tired? I have these days when I just feel like I'm terrible at everything I do. No matter what I do there are always too many balls in the air and things get dropped. My focus just seems so shattered. At school, I worry about my daughter and my home life. At home I'm thinking about my kids at school and what needs to be done there next. Do I have what I need for the next lesson? Does my daughter have what she needs for her school day? Can I carve out a little time to try and do some marketing for my book? Can I find an hour to write when thoughts of what else I should be doing won't crowd in?

Laundry piles up, dust gets thick enough to write messages in and on the way to work I realize I never entered those grades and I forgot to take the chicken out of the freezer to thaw. Groceries need to be purchased and did I wash the karate uniforms? I'm chief purchasing officer…