With the beginning of March comes a new resolution, something small that I can do to improve life around these parts. Last month, I focused on my husband’s daily note. And though he might have only gotten a few scrawled sentences some mornings, he did get a note all but two or three days.
There are a lot of things I need to improve (aren’t there always?), but this month, rather than tackle some domestic duty I will only fail at keeping, I’m going to focus on getting myself out of bed when my alarm goes off. Sounds like a basic plan, but lately, there’s been a Whack-a-Mole game going on with my hand and my snooze button, a game that has been stretching out for as long as an hour some mornings recently.
There’s a reason I set that alarm for the time I do, and it’s because my getting up early is one of the hinges in making things run smoothly around here. With the extra time to play and putter and wake up in the mornings, my approach is miles better than on the mornings I’m rushing out of bed and setting world records with how fast I can move.
So, in March, I resolve to roll out of bed and limp around with no more than two snooze hits (barring weekends). We’ll see if I can keep it…(or if I get wise and change the wake-up time…)
LOL! Whack-a-Mole! I play that game sometimes too–and always regret it later.
With your recent Announcement, fatigue is part of the deal.
We need to get out of bed earlier, too. I’ve tried working on the other end–going to bed earlier–but it hasn’t worked for more than one night.
Discipline… we need discipline.
THIS is one of the many reasons I LOVE you!
Just when I think I am the only one dealing with certain issues, you reassure me I am NOT the only one AND you bring a sense of humor to the table.
I’m so impressed that you’re even attempting this. I am SOOOOO not a morning person, so the idea of getting up a little earlier than the kids is just so painful to me, even though I know it’s key to starting the day right.
This is actually going to be one of my resolutions for next month.
And regular notes to your husband — I’m so impressed! If I were to write a note to my husband in the morning it would read like, “I’m so tired I think I’m going to die. Maybe you should quit your job so I can sleep all day. Enjoy McDonald’s.”