Time to Rest and Recoup

A summer cold has knocked me out the last few days, so I guess my body is telling me I need to slow down and rest. My two-year old son keeps seeing me and saying, “Mama’s sleeping.”  “Mama needs to blow her nose.”  He even tries to help by bringing me Kleenex- sweet boy.

Thankfully, I am starting to feel better.  So, Friday and this weekend I will try to slow down and recuperate.  I will prioritize my mile-long to-do list and make SLEEP the #1 priority.

Are YOU getting the rest you need?  My Grandma always tells me, “Take care of YOU!”
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21 Comments

  1. July 20, 2012 / 2:15 pm

    I feel you, I've totally not been getting enough rest lately either. As my mother always says we need to put the oxygen mask on ourselves first…it's so hard sometimes when our to-do lists seem never ending. Cheers to a restful weekend!

  2. July 20, 2012 / 2:18 pm

    oh no! feel better soon friend!

  3. July 20, 2012 / 2:19 pm

    Oh, sweet thing. So sorry you are still down and out. I agree with Grandma, take care of you! Easier said than done with little man but hopefully the hubby can take over now that it's the weekend. Rest well.

  4. July 20, 2012 / 3:20 pm

    Summer colds are the worst! Hope you feel better soon!!

  5. July 20, 2012 / 3:20 pm

    Hope you feel better! (I totally thought that first lady was holding a pregnancy test. Ha!)

    • July 21, 2012 / 3:50 am

      I did too!! Lol. Feel better ladybug 😉 xo shel

  6. July 20, 2012 / 3:53 pm

    haha @emily clark, I did too!

  7. July 20, 2012 / 4:24 pm

    Oh my gosh I totally thought that was a pregnancy test at first glance! Then I thought, 'she doesn't really look that happy about it' and I realized it wasn't. 🙂

    Get some rest! Hope you feel better soon!

  8. July 20, 2012 / 5:22 pm

    Where did you find that cute poster – let her sleep…???

  9. July 21, 2012 / 12:46 am

    Feel better soon!!! I know what you mean, sometimes us mamas forget about ourselves. I was so beyond exhausted earlier I put Olivia in her pack and play just so I could take a little nap. She went in with a little fight but when I woke up a little while later she was OUT so I actually got to enjoy a real nap! haha

  10. July 21, 2012 / 1:26 am

    Summer colds are rough! I think they are worse sometimes! It is okay to take a weekend to relax every now and then!! We don't have to move mountains every week. 🙂 🙂

    Those two year old boys are getting so big, aren't they? Reid is growing like a weed and turning into a little man. Crazy!

  11. July 21, 2012 / 1:27 am

    Feel better soon Megan!

  12. July 21, 2012 / 7:35 am

    I just found your blog and love it hope you feel better and remember you do your best work when you are at your best. Grandma is right you need to include yourself when caring for others.

  13. July 22, 2012 / 1:08 am

    I hope you feel better soon. I just signed up as your latest follower & I look forward to popping back soon for some more gorgeous inspiration.

    Melissah

  14. July 23, 2012 / 12:35 pm

    Hope you got some rest this weekend and are feeling better!

  15. July 28, 2012 / 3:20 pm

    I hope you are feeling better!! I was on vacation for 2 weeks and am just now catching up on all my blog reading.

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