Early to bed, show sleep you’re the Boss…
Then stare at your eyelids, the ceiling and clock,
What went wrong? I yawned as I lay down,
But co-operation soon became a showdown.
I feel tireder now, than when I went to bed,
My eyes are retreating inside of my head,
Regardless, I must cherish each waking moment,
Time’s of the essence, a fleeting component.
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Two nights ago, I had one of the worst sleep-related experiences I’ve had this year, I was pretty tired after an active day, so I turned in early, and in no time at all, my plans to recharge my batteries were smashed to pieces. It was a mixture of being too hot, with not enough breeze, having an over active mind, and a fly that must’ve thought I was playing hide and seek with it!
I got up in the morning, feeling as if I’d pulled a lorry with a tow rope, like a World’s Strongest Man contestant! I began to feel sorry for myself, but quickly had to snap myself out of it, as I have so much to be thankful for still, I have a roof over my head, a cosy bed, food when I’m hungry, a loving Wife and 4 precious children, good health, and so many other reasons to smile!
So, as tired as I felt, I got started on another action packed day, ensuring I’d be ready to pass out, come bedtime. Did I have more of the same, or finally have a good nights sleep? …now, that would be telling! 😆 All I’ll say, is my positive mental attitude, really helped get me back to my bubbly self!
As Dave Chapelle once said, “if everyone threw their problems into a pile on the floor, and someone ran off with your problems, once you saw what problems you were left with, you’d pray that you had your old problems back!”
Gratitude does so much for the soul, it makes a tough day brighter, and gives you the fuel to get through huge obstacles.
Love and Respect always,
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