So last weekend we
were staying in a hotel after visiting some family..
There was me and the Fruci family were
Watching the sunset (where’s the weather gone from last weekend? 🌞)
Looking at planes in the sky
And planning a trip abroad for next year…
Things took a little turn for the ‘worse’…
You see, if you know anything about going away with 2 babies?
You’ll know that it’s AT LEAST 4 trips to and from the car to unpack.
(How do such tiny humans need so much ‘stuff’? I literally have room for my T shirt and shorts ha)
I’m bringing one of the travel ‘pop up’ cots upstairs with a suitcase
And as I bring the suitcase into the room
The door closes, leaving the bottom of the travel cot outside
For about 2 minutes.
I open the door and…
“who takes a travel cot?”
Anyway, trying not to stress whilst babies are getting tired
And wanting to go to bed …in a bed that is no longer there.
Whilst trying to stay cool in a bedroom where the aircon had broken…
I speak to reception
Who inform me they will ask the housekeeping team
To see if they picked it up
As they have travel cots that are EXACTLY the same.
And that we will have to move rooms as there is a problem with
The air con..
So there I am…
Just after unpacking..
Packing up and moving rooms AGAIN..
I know it’s a small thing..
But – wow – it’s so easy to get frustrated with little things like this in the moment…
Especially when you’re a bit tired
And the hotel staff then tell us they didn’t know where the travel cot is
“you should buy a new one” haha
This was just 2 minutes after a I was charged £14 for a glass of wine and soda water haha
You have to laugh..
Or at least I was…
Until my daughter then wakes up the next day
With a face looking like it’s triple the size of what it was…
Eyes swollen, cheeks ballooned…
She’d had an allergic reaction to
So after getting off the phone to them…
off we went to A & E
(we even missed the hotel breakfast 😉)
Now, all was OK after a few hours…
But it’s always scary seeing any family member not well, right?
Is how when you have perspective
The cot, the £14 wine and soda water, the broken air con
The little things…
Really don’t matter..
So why am I sharing this with you?
Well, there’s ‘problems’ in life…
And then there’s real problems…
And so often do we get stressed
About things that don’t really warrant the stress and ENERGY
(which is so precious to you and me)
That we give them,,
So my advice?
Whenever something happens…
Before you push the ‘panic’ button
And waste energy stressing and worrying
Put a date in your diary for 3 days time
And call it ‘panic’
And if what you are STILL stressing and worrying about that ‘thing’?
Then panic about it then…
But I can guarantee..
That more often than not..
You won’t even remember what you were worried about..
And the best thing about that?
You can use the energy you would have wasted to control the things
That you can control…
Matt ‘where’s my cot gone’ Fruci
PS. Whenever you’re ready, here’s 3 ways I can help you think differently, get motivated, take control of your eating and exercise habits, and stop relying on ‘willpower’:
1- Watch my free training on how to get yourself do the things you know you need to do where I go through how to change the way you feel, burn off anxiety, and finally get out of your own way >>> CLICK HERE TO WATCH
2 – Join Our Signature 4-Week Kickstart Coaching Programme For Ladies 40+ in
Every month, I open up the opportunity to work with us inside of our ladies only 4-Week Coaching programme, designed for ladies 40+ that want to take back control of their eating habits, fitness and lifestyle habits.
If you’d like more details on this? Just reply with the subject line ’4 Week’ and I’ll get you the details.
3- Watch How Cassie From Wiltshire Went From Mobility Scooter To Running Her First 5k & Fitting Back In Her Favourite Clothes Without Long, Boring Workouts Or Giving Up Her Favourite Foods >> CLICK HERE TO WATCH