I’m Up At The Crack Of Dawn/Productive Day

Chile, it is 5:23 a.m. and I am all the way up! I woke up a little after 3 a.m. ready for the day to start. I’m like, why the birds ain’t chirping? I reckon they still sleep. (Ha!) I was up before the roosters this morning. I slept good, I just went to sleep too early last night. But my Mondays be book and busy. Elle’ has gymnastics at 10:30 in the morning. We come home, do school, eat brunch, ya know all that good stuff. Then before I can sit down good Naomi has piano lessons at 2 o’clock. We get home and these churrin be ready to eat again. I do what I need to do, which is a ton of things. Then, I start dinner. I like for Bae to walk in a house that smells like dinner time. And yes, sometimes he walks in the house that smells like left overs. By the time I’m done doing that, Naomi has Lyrical dance. Sometimes my husband takes her. We try to rotate the practices. Either way, I be tied. Yes, not tired but tied. You sure did read that right! Tied!! I just be tryna get bath time done and out the way at this point. So I can get my tied tell in the shower and then bed.

Anyways, when I woke up at 3 o’clock this morning, I did think about going back to sleep. But I decided to just get on up instead of laying there thinking about everything I had to do today. My goal is to do beginner yoga 2 to 3 times a week. You see I said, beginner. I haven’t done yoga in years. And back then I wasn’t good at it. I filled my water bottle up with strawberries, kiwi, and lemon. (Yay!) I already took out meat for tonight’s dinner and now I’m talking to you. I’m on a roll, okay! I feel good! But please do pray for me. I don’t want this to just be a thang ya know. I want this to be a lifestyle. I want this to be a habit, a routine, and second nature to me. So yeah, I’m really looking forward to it. I even downloaded the Nike app. I mean, why not be cute while working out.

I already know I’ll be knocked out before 10 o’clock tonight. Oh well. I need to get back on a bedtime schedule anyways, because these last few weeks have not been consistent at all. We’ll if I’m being completely honest, the last month when I think about it. But that’s okay. That’s alright. One thang that I have learned to do is give myself grace. I’m always praying for patience. Patience when it comes to people. Patience when it comes to thangs. Patience in timing and time.

But I had to stop and think, what about having patience for April? What about me?

I say all that to say this Chile, give yourself some grace.

**HOURS LATER**

Okay, I’m back. It is 12:30 in the afternoon and I am beat. I did get a lot of thangs done. But I feel like I’m crashing. I losing my jazz Chile. I still have to cook dinner, do one load of laundry, and last but not least, workout. I prefer working out in the morning, or well I used to anyways. Maybe I will fall back into it the more I continue to workout, but right now that’s just not it. I want to do everything else I have to do so I can workout, shower, and get in bed. I’m not hungry. I just had lunch. So, I ain’t even thinking about eating right now. If I get hungry and it’s pass 8 o’clock tonight I’ll just make a smoothie.

Overall it has been a chill, peaceful, productive day. Thank God the sun is shining! It has been gloomy and rainy here for weeks.

I am going to try and stay up as long as I can tonight because I don’t want to get up too early tomorrow morning again. I prefer getting up between 6 o’clock and 7 o’clock. This morning was too early. Plus, I don’t play about my sleep. I like my eight to ten hours. Keep that immune system up Chile, mmkay. Forget all that you can sleep when you die mess. It’s a no for me.

Ummm yeah, so I passed out. I ain’t even fitna sit here and tell you no lies. It was Elle’s nap time, I laid down with her while submitting school work, next thang I know I’m waking up looking around like I have no clue where I’m at. Chile, what in the world! I mean, I was up at 3 a.m. this morning, so. Let me get on up and finish what I need to get done. Brb!

I worked out! Lord, thank God for Jesus! I got it done! My first day done and done. I’m already looking forward to the rest of this week. I just showered, lotioned up, and face mask is on.

Have a good night or day!

Talk soon.

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