Blog

Don’t let me get me

 

Today I am sweating it, the small stuff. I know the saying goes DON’T SWEAT THE SMALL STUFF but really, who doesn’t get stressed out and overwhelmed with life from time to time? Today, ME.

I am in the process of working on a big project, refinishing a dining room table, making my kids learn how to clean the house and do their own laundry, taking care of dogs, learning how to do the in’s and out’s of my job at Church, facilitating hang outs and play dates, caring for my little container garden, getting a construction guy in to cut a hole in the side of my house for a dog door (it really is the best place to put it) hosting the extended family for the Fourth of July, worrying about a possible foot surgery, not exercising because of the foot problem that may lead to surgery and gaining some extra poundage because i’m not exercising and I am comfort eating what ever I want and, last but not least, trying to create a menu plan of healthy food to stock the house with so that the comfort food that I love so much is not in it…

Whew, and now I feel like I need a nap.

When it comes to all the little things, they can bury me under an avalanche of my own making. These are the kind of days when I have to stop, take a breath, and remember that there are things I am in control of and things i’m just not. That there are battles that are worth fighting right now and some to put off so that I can retain my sanity and live to fight another day.

Today the big project is waiting on a big decision that is not mine to make so i’m going to pin this stress on tomorrow’s  board. The house is clean enough, the kids are not going to run naked in the streets for a few more days and my church job can wait until after the Fourth to do. As for my foot, well it just sucks, hurting makes everything else worse. However, since I cannot magically heal myself, i’ll just keep wearing the brace until my next appointment, take some meds, elevate and see what the doctor says.

Today, my kiddos are out running around with new friends. YEAH BABY!!

Today, I can eat a little healthier.

Today, I am choosing to look at myself kindly, this body of mine might not be what it once was but I am grateful that it works (mostly) and does what i need it to do.

Today, I can work on the table (thanks to my power sander 😉 and a willing helper I am lucky enough to call Mom.

And today, that is enough.

 

 

2 comments on “Don’t let me get me

  1. sothisisbliss

    Ugh! Injuries are the worst. They always mess with the groove!

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

FITin56

56 Days to Fitness

Live Healthy and Well

A healthy lifestyle blog that brings you the best, most trusted resources created by real experts to help you achieve the best version of yourself

Learning to write

Just your average PhD student using the internet to enhance their CV

New Dog New Tricks

Giving Your Dog The Time of Their Life

The Alchemist's Studio

Raku pottery, vases, and gifts

Be Inspired..!!

Listen to your inner self..it has all the answers..

. . .

love each other like you are the lyric and they are the music

IV Quotes

.... and Viral Images

Ron Tamir Nehr

Self Empowerment & Business Coaching

rachelmankowitz

The Cricket Pages

Running Faster

Fitter. Faster. Healthier.

Daily Keto 4U

Delicious Keto Recipes Everyday

Penelope Burns

Write | Blog | Create | Earn

People of Payson

Living life in Payson Utah

RTW Roxy

A girl travelling around the world on a motorcycle.

Natalie Breuer

Natalie. Writer. Photographer. Etc.

Pointless Overthinking

Understanding ourselves and the world we live in.

%d bloggers like this: