Monday, March 7, 2016

Tuesday @ Ten - I Am...

Another week is here; and another opportunity to link up with my friend, Karen, for this weekly prompted post.  Hope to see you there, too!  And, be sure to check out Karen's Facebook group for the Tuesday @ Ten followers here.

This week's prompt is a phrase rather than a word, I Am...:

I am...

I am tired!

I am "re-tired"...

The prefix "re" means "again".  Does this mean I have to be tired again?!

Actually, I am tired again and again and again.

I live a very full and active retired life-style; and I certainly do not regret any of the tiredness I feel from the activities.

I will "go go go", perhaps a bit like the "Energizer Bunny" that just keeps on going. As long as I am going, I know all is well.  But, once I stop and relax, I'm out like a light for one of those power naps.

But, sometimes I can't shut down; I am actually over-tired and have trouble falling asleep, especially at night when I should be able to fall asleep.

I can't shut my brain off!  There are always things on my mind: projects to complete or even start; things I should do (other than my projects); sometimes worries that I can't control anyway...

You know those things that always seem to be on our minds as women!!  I think we are born worriers...

I know I am!

But, I am happy in this life of retirement and know that I can eventually get my sleep.  There's too much to do to spend so much time sleeping anyway!!


I am tired and retired and loving it!

And, that's it for another week of Tuesday @ Ten...a rambling of words that must have crossed my mind while I was trying to sleep!!


  1. Love it, Barbara. I'm supposed to be retired too, and I'm not sure which of us is busier. From your graphic, I do take time to relax and read, usually both at the same time. The Bible says laughter is good medicine, and I got several good laughs reading your post.

    1. Thank you, Barbara! I try to lighten it up a bit sometimes...some of the posts can feel a little "deep". Glad you stopped by to read and thanks for commenting! I'll be doing some reading tomorrow; just opened my blog tonight to get a head start on tomorrow's weekly post for The Simple Woman's Daybook.


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