I get so hyped up about stuff. Not during actual events as much as the ANTICIPATION of them.
I'm like this about everything. Even little things. Example: If I know we're going out somewhere for dinner (and by that I mean Moe's or Jason's or something...actually who am I kidding, even Wendy's or Taco Bell) I am excited ALL day. I think about what I'm going to order and what Jordan's going to order and if I'll possibly have leftovers for the next day and everything else.
Oh and let's talk about lunch. Every day I try to eat lunch later than normal, but every day when I see that clock strike 11:00am I go into full lunch mode. I look forward to it all morning and for some reason when I see that it's 11 that means that the morning is over in my mind. Therefore, food time. I am weird.
So, as you can imagine, when my high school varsity girls basketball team is going to the state tournament (tomorrow), I get pretty crazy antsy. I mean, this is a lot more than lunch - it's what MONTHS of work comes down to. Was I like this when I actually played sports? Not as much. Because back then I would go out on the court and give it my best. Now that I'm coaching, I can't do it for them. I have to be there yelling on the sideline, hoping that they know what they're supposed to do and that they do it right. Coaching is stressful, people. (But I love it. Oh do I love it.)
Oh and I start work on Monday. (HALLELUJAH PRAISE THE LORD) As in a full time job which I have never had before and that I am completely pumped about but also quite scared about. What if I'm terrible at it? What if they don't like me? What if they do like me, but then read this blog somehow, and figure out that I'm weird, and then decide to not like me?
This is what happens. What starts out as excitement and anticipation turns into worry.
And worrying means I'm not giving it to the Lord.
So I'm just going to give it all to the Lord tonight, rest in His peace, and go to sleep. Easier said than done, but I think a little story about a certain Katniss Everdeen can get my mind off of things... :)
And how could I worry with this team? We're ready.