I feel a little like the poor wounded potato in the picture above.  (I like this picture and this gives me another excuse to use it!) I took a couple of days off work in order to have a medical test done.  No worries, routine stuff.  And Boy have I ever paid for it!

The day before my test, I got maybe 3 hours of sleep.  The next night, I got Zero.  So on the 3rd day of my “time off” I am running on empty and my head feels like it was stuffed with cotton.

I tried to take a nap on that 3rd day, but my little dog Rocket would have none of it! (sure, sure, he looks sweet and innocent!)  Can’t you just hear him?  *Mommy’s home!  Let’s Play Mommy!*

When you have a pet, (at least a pet like mine) or a two year old, you do NOT get to sleep late on the weekends.  You do NOT get to nap during the day!

So please forgive my absence from WordPress lately.  I am still trying to play catch up here a little bit.  But soon, I should be back to normal (whatever THAT is) and be posting more of my riveting writing.  🙂

I hope all is well with all of my WordPress peeps.  You are missed!




About Penny Wilson Writes

Penny Wilson is a freelance writer who writes in several genres. She has written articles for WOW Women on Writing. Her poetry has been published in online journals, such as Ariel Chart, Spill Words Press and the Poppy Road Review. Penny is a member of the Austin Poetry Society. Her poetry has been featured in the publication America's Emerging Poets 2018 & 2019 by Z Publishing, Poets Quarterly and Dual Coast Magazine published by Prolific Press. You can find more of her writings on her blog at and follow her on Twitter @pennywilson123.
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23 Responses to Stats

  1. Pingback: The Sunshine Blogger Award 2018 – Musings Undwindled

  2. I hope you’re feeling better soon and get that much-needed rest.


  3. Hope all is well Penny.


  4. Donnalee says:

    Good luck with sleep. It is so important.


  5. Michael says:

    Catch up and stay well Penny.


  6. WaltPage says:

    We miss you too! 😊💛


  7. 80smetalman says:

    Take your time and recuperate Penny. We’ll be here when you come back.


  8. trentpmcd says:

    Get some sleep! 😉 Yeah, I’ve seen stas like that. I’m blogging a little less than last year, but that 20% less posting/reading = a 50% cut in traffic`…. Just the way it works.


  9. Michael says:

    See u soon P !


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