Weekend Tea (Coffee) Share

 

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If you were hoping for beautiful photos of Andalusian Horses, I am very sorry to disappoint you. I’m kind of disappointed myself. I’ll be happy to provide you a cup of delicious coffee. Or, if you’d rather have tea, that is what I’m having today.

I’ve been tired for a couple weeks. Not so strange since the past few months have been pretty intense. I’m now constantly surrounded by a lot of sounds, it is slightly stressful when you’re used to the peace and quiet of the countryside. I’ve also been working 7am-6.30pm Mon-Fri. It’s a lot of hours. Sometimes even more hours. I love my job, but I have been experiencing having less energy than I’m used to, for a couple weeks. Combined with not getting a full 7-8 hours of sleep every night, I feel a difference in my body. For a few days I’ve been a little dizzy on and off. I’m taking it seriously, since it’s not at all the way I usually feel. So I’ve been choosing to rest, instead of looking at, and taking photos of beautiful horses. I’m also drinking ginger tea this morning, eating strawberries, and almonds – all super food when it comes to getting rid of dizziness.

I’m going to do my very best to make sure I get the rest I need from now on. I want to find that balance that creates a sustainable situation. No point in living close to my daughter if I don’t feel good. I’m used to waking up full of energy, and I’m intending to find a way back to that. My daughter and I did have a good time yesterday, building with lego for many hours, and playing in the pool. I can hear that she’s about to wake up now, I’m looking forward to spending this beautiful new day with her. I am very excited about the weather cooling down a little. That makes life more comfortable as well. It’s only going to be 99 today..but soon we’ll hopefully reach 70-80 degrees.

How was your week? Are you experiencing a beautiful fall? I hope your weekend is everything you wish for. I’m looking forward to catching up with the coffee shares later today, and tomorrow. Until then…

Love,

Ms Zen

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28 thoughts on “Weekend Tea (Coffee) Share

  1. I hope you feel better soon, it must be a shocker being in a big city now. I was the same way coming here from the woods in Michigan five years ago. Rest and sleep well. ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ˜Œ

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  2. Only 99 today… Yes, I know, it’s a dry heat, like being broiled in an oven instead of steamed ๐Ÿ˜‰ I’m glad you are having a good time with your daughter. I hope you feel better and less tired. It sounds like you are taking care of yourself, which is great – you need to ๐Ÿ™‚ Have a great week ahead!

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  3. Ugh Maria, I’ve now known you long enough to know that indeed, this is not normal for you. I have one thought that you might want to try. Once I moved to a place where i worked very long hours in the hot sun and found one day that I felt really weak and tired. The story short cut is that it was salt… I was not getting enough and between work and the heat, I was losing more than I took in because I rarely add salt to my food. It may be an experiment worth trying. I took maybe 1/3 – 1/2 teaspoon of table salt with a big glass of water and was fully restored in about 30 minutes…! It was remarkable how fast it worked. Regardless of what it is for you, I hope you sort it out quickly because life waits for no one. and you have a great one ahead of you. Blessings.

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    1. That makes a lot of sense! I purposely don’t add so much salt, if any to the food I eat, and I rarely eat processed food. I’ll see if adding a little more salt will do the trick. Thank you for your thoughtful comment. I really appreciate it.

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  4. I would have added the salt comment, if Gary hadn’t. I usually don’t add salt to foods, and I don’t like salty stuff generally, but I have to be careful during hot weather, too. I do hope things are going better as the day(s) pass. And I trust that the time with your daughter has been great, even without horses in it. I like the idea of adding part-time working with horses, once you’ve settled comfortably into your new routine. Best wishes for your week!

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  5. Awe, the heat can be unbearable sometimes and thankful it will be cooling down soon in the fall and winter months. I agree with Gary, that a bit of salt should really help! Hope you feel better soon. I forgot about coffee share weekend! Love sharing coffee with you late. I’ll try and remember for next weekend! โค๏ธ Diana

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  6. Glad you are getting your groove back. Being with one’s child is the finest of ways to spend a day. As for me, now until October 8 is going to be a day-to-day slog. I don’t so much mind the physical labour ahead; it’s the constant drama in the background, with grown men and women whining and wanting attention, while I am trying to get work done with my charges, that drives me to distraction.

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