This post brought to you by too much thought, not enough action, and a complete failure of my daily routine.
Happy Sunday and Day 9 of #100DaysofHannah!
So,this is going to seem like a 180 degree turn around from yesterday’s post about going with the flow and just embracing the moment, but, y’all, I need a schedule.
And I never realize how much I need that schedule until it falls apart.
This morning, I slept in. For the first time in around a month, I didn’t set an alarm to ensure that I was up at least an hour before the sun. I’m not sure if I forgot, or if I just realized when going to bed last night that I should allow myself more than 5 hour of sleep. Whatever it was, no alarm was set.
And so I slept.
Okay, so, if I’m honest, I still woke up at 6:15 without the alarm, but for someone who’s used to being up between 4:45 and 5:15, it felt like I had already wasted half of the day.
So rather than going out for my typical sunrise walk/run/time with God, I decided to stay in.
Which meant reading devotions, which led to thinking, which led to journaling/writing, which led to more thinking, which, while probably good, ended up taking wayyyy more time than anticipated.
Much to my dismay, this thinking was also paired with food (without a pre-emotive 7-10k of steps), which, again contrary to the vibe of yesterday’s post, is something I can really struggle with.
So, here I am, 4 hours later, blogging and running in place with seemingly nothing else to show for my day.
Am I overreacting? Absolutely.
Is that knowledge enough to get me out of my head? Probably not.
Will life and the day go on? Well, yes.
‘Til tomorrow: May your thoughts be deep, your actions meaningful, and your hours well-spent.
Question of the day: What is the most important part of your routine?
Challenge of the day: Break up the monotony – find something to do today that you don’t normally do. (For instance, I expressed the existence of emotions to three separate people. Which, I think, is a new record.)
Picture of the day: One of my favorite walls, thanks to some of my favorite people