Down, but Not Out!

Down, but Not Out!

Tweet Oh happy day, it is good to be back with y’all! I know I only missed 1 week of posting, but it has been a horrendous week. I got suddenly sick. I mean, no prior symptoms, nothing at all, and in about 30 – 60 minute span of time, I went from feeling ok, to bleh, to full on fever, aches, get me to bed so I can sleep this off sick. I have to say, I haven’t been so sick with a high fever in a long, long time. It was the strangest thing too, completely normal one minute, completely not the next. If you will recall, my last two blog posts have been about not hitting the wall, taking care of yourself, and learning how to not running on empty If you missed them, you can find them here: 3 Things to help you Avoid Hitting the Wall Fill up, to Live Full I felt like I had been doing a great job of utilizing A.P.E. = Ask – Prioritize – Evaluate when assessing my weekly calendar and responsibilities. I had lightened my load, set new priorities, and adjusted goals to a slower pace, and was moving forward. Then, I found myself not able to do anything but sleep.  Finally when the fever broke, I was still not able to do anything other than just rest. Forced, recovery rest is so not fun. It is, in fact boring, yet necessary! As I continued to recover, I felt like I had waited the appropriate amount of time to rejoin the land of the living and pick up...
Fill Up to Live Full

Fill Up to Live Full

Tweet Have you ever been so busy that you think, if I can just make it through to ____(fill in the blank)________ then everything will be ok? So you just put your head down and keep moving forward. You may get a small break here and there, but for the most part you are a steam engine and you are going places. Got things to do, and people to see. I think you get the idea. Yeah, well that’s me…More often than I would like to admit actually. I have been busy, am always busy it seems – doing all kinds of good things, but a few weeks ago, I hit the wall. If you missed my post from last week where I shared about Hitting the Wall, make sure to hop on over and check it out. I shared 3 things we all need to remember to avoid hitting the wall. A.P.E. – Ask – Prioritize – Evaluate Or as Blogger Katie Reid, commented on my blog post from last week: APE = Important Steps to Avoid Burnout So what about that wall? I had been pushing through hard to get through the busy holiday season at church November – December, and then knew a small break would be coming between Christmas and New Year’s, and January is usually a pretty slow month for me at work anyways, so if I could just get through, it would all be ok. However, it was not slow and I was not ok. I made it to Christmas and shortly after, my amazing husband, who never gets sick, got sick. Not...