I have been thinking that I should slow down.
Stop working so much around the house.
Stop filling each day with a to-do list that leaves me exhausted.
But then I just do the same old same old day after day.
Today I awoke with an achy back.
That didn't stop me.
I was out weeding the garden.
I just had to. It was super windy and I
knew there wouldn't be any mosquitoes.
An hour later my hips, knees and elbows hurt.
I could do no more.
I had an Epsom salts bath.
I did an hour of gentle yoga.
I had lunch and then read my
I took a leisurely walk with Athena.
I sat on the hammock swing.
I guess if I won't do what I know to do
my body will make me.
Some lessons are harder to learn.