Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Life’s Debates

Lately it’s not the just the election that I’m confused about, but about what decisions I need to make for my own personal life. Working at least 74 hours in a week is taking a toll on me. I’m not young anymore to do this kind of exertion. I actually collapsed Sunday when I got home. I honestly don’t know how I made it home driving without hurting anyone, but it’s small miracles like that that make me thank God every day.

So my first debate is: which job do I choose to stay at? Do I stay at the one I enjoy that I don’t make as much money at and I love everyone I work with (The Document Group) or do I stay with the job that is mundane and boorish but pays better (USPS)? Plus, with the Post Office job, we’re coming into major overtime season, so I could work only one job and get the same paycheck as two jobs, but I hate being at that job more than I have to. This decision sucks…that’s all I can say.

Next debate is more about spending money on myself. I’m a hard worker and I think I deserve something for myself. I’ve been working to save up for the new Camaro. I was planning on ordering it May and possible have it delivered late June. But last week my dad got a call from a company in Australia, they want him to go there to train for 2 weeks. This has always been a dream of mine to go to Australia and swim the Great Barrier Reef. He’s invited me to join him and my mom, but those tickets are not cheap! Looked today and they were $3000 for a round-trip ticket alone, not including the other expenses I’d occur down there. Ouch! So, that’s my next debate: do I spend my saved money on this once in a lifetime trip, or keep it for my dream car? Argghh...this sucks also.

Ahhhh the joys of making decisions. I’m usually good at doing so, but for some reason these two have got me stuck.

Quirky Quote: A peacefulness follows any decision, even the wrong one. ~Rita Mae Brown


orangemily said...

The job decision is tough.
The other decision is easy . . . for me. I choose experiences over things anyday. This trip to Australia with your parents is only going to happen once, the car will still be there. My advice: Don't let experiences pass you by.
Good luck in deciding!

Pinky Lovejoy said...

I agree with orangemilly...you can always make more money for the car later, but the trip? That doesn't come around every day...Good luck!