I been tired this past week.
Tired like a slug.
In bed, asleep by 8 pm.
At the latest.
Sleeping in til 6:30,
which is like noon
in my world.
I did get my video in for B-School earlier in the week
Like floating on a cloud to Marie Forleo.
It was a life-changing experience,
even if I'm not doing B-School this year.
But after that, I was done.
To just let myself rest.
Rejuvenate with sleep.
But sometimes it feels depressing.
This Portland rain doesn't help.
Seems like I have a week like this,
once a month.
Full days, yes.
Nothing left at night.
Sleeping hard and sound.
And then it shifted
with Friday night.
I cried, danced, got my head on straight.
Got some time alone.
Saturday morning, woke up.
Did a work-out for the first time in a week plus.
intenSati and Patricia Moreno are such a saving grace.
Work it out and get my head on straight.
intensati has connected me with the strength of me.
Saturday, went to a Memorial Service for a dear monk
and attended a fund-raiser for our new school building.
Back at it again on Sunday, but with energy renewed.
And the sun shone for us too.
Making all the difference.
I talked to my grandma,
who's getting close to 90
--and still wears heels
wherever she goes.
She asked me,
"Do you have a new friend yet?"
--- for New York time.
"Uh, not really Gram.
"Oh, that's too bad."
Yeah, I guess it is.
"Did you finish school?"
"Nope. I'm busy.
It's hard to fit it in."
Guess I'm busy.
Too busy for a man.
Too busy to finish that degree I been working on for 8 years.
But I keep on.
By Sunday evening,
I've scheduled a pod cast
and two potential guest blog spots
on my story about parenting after child abuse.
I notice this trend,
when I feel most exhausted,
I'm usually right around the corner
from my next breakthrough.
So here's to the week ahead.
Getting my stuff together.
And here's to your next week of...
embracing the rejuvenation
that leads you
to your next breakthrough.
And if you got a grandma still on earth,
go give her a call.
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