Breathe

Sometimes I get so busy or so involved with my son that I have to remind myself to actually take a breath.  I will need to stop what I am doing and take a conscious breath.  Do others actually need to do this as well?  I’m not talking about a mindfulness or meditation deep breath, but a literal simple breath.  It’s as if I have been holding my breath through the tasks and now need to breathe.

It has been happening more frequently.  Since it is near the end of the school year, there is a lot on my mind, lots of schedules to coordinate.  Add to that our upcoming vacation, my upcoming surgery and my mom’s chronic pain, I think my thinking makes me forget to breathe! It sounds so silly but by the time I take that breath, I really need it.

How many other things am I forgetting to do if I cannot remember to breathe?

2 thoughts on “Breathe

  1. Yikes, Leah, stop adding more guilt to your plate. Everyone, during intense concentration, occasionally forgets to breathe. Fortunately for all of us there is an inner consciousness that forces us to breathe. Try to relax. You really have a lot on your plate! You’re doing a wonderful job of everything! Your are….your are!

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