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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Grounded Two Days a Week

I have a confession to make: I am officially spent. I think for a good few months after my Little Cricket was born I was running fine. Sure it was hard being a new mom and it was hard to recover from surgery sure I was tired but I have worked long and hard hours before. Lately I have been feeling more and more run down. Maybe it was all the traveling my Little Cricket and I did (mostly without Mr. Rogue), maybe it has been the constant feeling that I am always behind it what I want to be getting done and my constant attempting to catch up. Maybe all my reserves are finally gone. I did start feeling slightly better once my Little Cricket started sleeping through the night but it isn't enough to make up for all the deprivation.

So I am making a new rule, at least for a few weeks, or maybe even longer. I am slowing it down and grounding myself until I feel more normal. I like a busy schedule, I like to travel, I like to go out to dinner and to the park and shopping and a million other things. My phone is always on, I am constantly checking email and facebook, I am constantly answering calls and addressing business concerns. I am running errands and cleaning up and cooking things from scratch and trying new recipes. For now I am done.

DONE.

I am going to use my sons two naps to relax and not get things done. I am going to nap, or I am going to read a book, or I am just going to sit in silence and stare at a wall. My phone will be off during those naps. And I wont be available as often. For at least two days a week I am not going out. I am going to resist filling my days with fun. And hopefully I can fill back up my tank and start living my life again full of energy.

1 comment:

paul peggy zeus said...

Gotta stop and gas up so you can go when you want to sometimes. It's just the way it goes.

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