Well, it’s that time…the kids go back to school and this momma goes back to her big-girl job. While it was a wonderful break (aside from the awful sickness that plagued our house for two weeks) I did few things for myself that I don’t normally do.
I slept in.
If you don’t know me on a personal level, I’m usually up at 4:30am plugging away at my latest novel.
For me to sleep in is like—the world is caving! What in the hell is happening? Jenn is doing WHAT?
At any rate, I had to force myself to stay in bed until 7am without a computer, and a phone.
You know what?
It was nice.
So nice in fact that I’m not sure how I’ll get back into my 4:30am wake up call. LOL! But, it will happen because I have a writer’s heart and my brain works best in the early morning hours of the day.
2. I took a break from book stuff.
You guys, I felt SO guilty. So guilty. But I’m glad I did it. It helped refresh and rejuvenate my mind. We, as humans, can get so bogged down with the idea of:
It was really nice to just be. Nice to just be in the present moment with my family. I did do a few things, but not like normal. <3
The only thing I didn’t get done was reading. While I had the idea to read A LOT before I started the next book in the Granite Harbor Series, sadly, I didn’t read—but! I’ve added to my TO-DO list for 2019 as a priority.
2019 is a brand new year. Make it your best year. Remember to do things for yourself. I know as a mom, a wife, and a professional it's hard to find to balance.