In a couple of weeks I get to go on a six week sabbatical from my job. It's one of the great perks of where I work and I'm totally excited about it. I have lot's of small adventures, art projects and blogging entries planned to pass the time in between naps and doing nothing. This will be my second sabbatical and I am really hoping that it will go better than the last one. Unfortunately, the first one was less than relaxing because of my diabetes. I was not on the pump at the time and the dramatic difference in routine from working to not working, totally threw off my control. I was up at night, chasing bloodsugars throughout the day, talking to my doctor a lot and generally miserable overall. But this time I'm on the pump and I'm hopeful. The focus of this time off is health, adventure, relaxation, strengthening (of the shoulder), walking a lot, rejuvenation and fun. I'm hopeful that I can do all those things better this time around. Fingers crossed, here I go.