I’m being optimistic… but I am thankful for… impending sleep!
Too come, hopefully tonight!!!
For the last week or more, sleep has been rotten. Like seriously, I’m ready to throw this sleeping business in!!! Not because I’m not tired… no sir-ee!! But because our almost 3 year old French Bulldog Winston has out of nowhere taken to whining at midnight… or after 1 am, sometimes 2 am but last night it started at 11.56 pm to be exact. My husband and I are walking zombies! Fear the walking dead indeed… we are seriously auditioning for the next season if it doesn’t get canned!
Initially I thought I hadn’t been taking the hound outside enough in the evening (to do puppy potty)… Yes, my neighbours are likely seeing me prance around in my PJs like some creepy lurker of the night whispering to the bushes to “hurry up”, sigh! But it seems like this desire to go outside at night is all a bit of a farce, really!
I think I am being manipulated.
By a dog.
The last few months it feels like it’s one thing after the other with the terror hound… playing up, anti-social, grumpy, happy, excited, being good, naughty, passed out, erratic, pulling, chasing, jumping, lovable, squishy, wanting to chomp every passersby head off, chasing lots and lots of chasing, training…, oh the hours I spend training… and now we have whining!
Holy mother of terror… it’s up, it’s down, and then it’s blissfully peaceful! I can’t keep up! Are non-fluffy children this hard work?
Are we facing single fur-child syndrome?
German Shepherds were never this stubborn! Hahaha!
Tonight, hubby and I have made a pact… no running in to his room to see if he’s ok. We are going to tough it out! No rewarding this negative behavior. Wish us luck!
When sleep comes uninterrupted (“did you hear that Winston?), we will be ever so ‘blissfully and peacefully’ grateful!
Dear Naked, what are you thankful for today or are you like me and optimistically hoping for something on the horizon?
With love, light and bundles of gratitude xx
Image Credit: Unsplash