Thursday, September 21, 2006

Drowning Here...

Ever have one of those days when you know you already have too much on your plate and you are struggling with it as it is and then someone adds a few other things to the pile and you can't say no? Don't worry - I'm not being a pushover - it's a work thing. And it isn't even *extra* stuff - my normal quarterly tasks - but in this quarter it seems that everything is due within the same 3 day period. And I will be in class three days next week (Foundation in Accounting and Statistics then Introduction to Pharmaceutical Marketing). And I'm not exaggerating about the 3 day span - usually I have 2-3 weeks to knock all this stuff back.

Sigh...

I love my job. Who knew that someone as artsy-fartsy as I am with a degree in Applied Linguistics and a background in teaching would get such a kick out of accounting, spreadsheets gloriola, and the sociological aspects of my industry? This is something I want people in college and university to know - that just because you are inclined to study one discipline does not mean you cannot excel in another discipline altogether.

I repeat, I love my job. Just right now I wish things were spread out a bit more.

4 comments:

Jae said...

Good luck in juggling the work load! I'm sure you will find a way to manage it with good humor.

Your Knitty Pal said...

Sending good thoughts your way while you wade through all the work - this time will pass soon and you will finally be able to "come up for air"!

cpurl17 said...

Oh boy, I know what exactly what you mean!! Hang on!

tara said...

Ya, I got a degree in Anthropology and ended up a nurse. Go figure. And yes, you are very artsy (and talented) but I can also see how you are good at accounting stuff.