My life is back on the roller coaster as usual. I went thru a cancer scare this week which caused me to go into hyper drive of no sleep. Basically in 4 days I slept about 12 hours. Good news my abnormal mammogram turned out to be just that abnormal cyst that they just will keep an eye on. Prior to said scare my body was already on a hyper drive of the list of things I had to do and deadlines I placed in myself.
Beginning of the month was crazy. I was uber ill due to being completely HYPO on my synthroid (thyroid cancer survivor) My channelopathy was acting up (ion channels don't work proper). I got the wonderful jury summons. Thankfully dismissed! I am currently working with 2 charities in my town. I had to create artwork for one. For the other I worked on 2 costumes, makeup and photo session. I also created 2 Halloween costumes separate from the other costumes. I also had a few other professional items going on as well. I am having laptop issues, project issues etc., then the abnormal mammogram. My body has been screaming at me. Why? I have simply overextended myself.
Our bodies give us all the warning signs. Insomnia, headaches, achy, fatigue you get the picture. We simply don't listen to our body. We allow ourselves to keep moving along until we collapse. Do we simply work to hard? Do we take the few moments in our day to slow down?
So what was my great mistake? Although I had been taking moments to meditate, relax etc. I placed way to many deadlines on myself. I overextended, even though I was taking "breaks". I did not listen to my body tell me- "hey I want more down time..this can wait..." What is the price you pay? For many it's a lack of eating right and just feel crumby. So how do we prevent this?
Listen. That is all listen to our bodies. I made the mistake not listening. I can give you a million excuses why I did not listen. But honestly I knew better. I know that tomorrow is just tomorrow. Today is just today. I can reset some deadlines, but make them more manageable. What can be done for today will be done. What can not can be done tomorrow.
confessions of a starseed
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