Let me begin by saying that there are a lot of good things to come on Lovely in Lux!! I know you’re all waiting to read about my groundbreaking transatlantic candy bar experiment, I can’t wait to share my stories of mass coffee nomenclature chaos at work, and of course I’m not finished blogging about Starbucks...in fact I can’t wait to really get the energy flowing as far as getting one to Luxembourg!!
I’ve got several creative ventures going in my private life, too...Baby Lovely’s first birthday is coming up and I would love to create the Ultimate Birthday Painting for her (photos of course to be posted!), I would like to create some lovely table decorations for our little family birthday party, and – oh joy of joys – I need to do my tax returns. All of this needs to be blogged about. Hooray for creative energy!
But (and you probably guessed there would be a ‘but’...) The ‘but’ is...I’m exhausted. I’m absolutely exhausted. Baby Lovely has been crapping, puking, suffering from unidentifyable rashes, and getting fevers for a few weeks now and just recently has been staying up practically all night. We even had to take her to the children’s hospital on the weekend at 2:30am (the children’s hospital in Luxembourg was very nice!). And I really know I shouldn’t be complaining, because I’m sure it’s no fun for her to be sick, and I am truly grateful that she doesn’t have anything serious, but I am definitely feeling the crunch of work, staying home with a sick baby, trying to get things done at home, not sleeping, and then getting up the next morning and starting all over again.*
So as much as I blog in my head, there’s a bit of a pinch when it comes to the writing and publishing part.
But all hope is not lost. It’s not like I’ve gone without sleep before (pretty much the entire past year, actually!) and I’ve found a website with a plentitude of high-energy affirmations! Now at times like these, when I’m actually too tired to do affirmations, it is hard to remember to do them. But it’s when they’re needed the most, and I put them in places at work where I can see them (and no one else can) so I can repeat them throughout the day. Because it’s true – the more I affirm that I’m exhausted, the more exhausted I feel...and the more I release resistance and find things to feel good about, the more energy I have! And...the more I talk about allllllllllll the energy I have, the greater I feel!
I can definitely recommend the below article and the subsequent affirmations, as I’m sure I’m not the only one out there who is tired!
My favorites are:
I absorb universal energy like a sponge.
All the energy I require is mine for the asking.
I feel totally invigorated by each positive action I take.
So I’m going to stop feeling sorry for myself and wake up...even with lots of coffee I WILL tap into an omnipotent energy source!!
Therefore please stay tuned for exciting blogs in the near future... :-)
*PS I don’t know how those of you with more than one child do it!!!! If things continue like this I may never find out!!