#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

When I got up this morning…

I really thought I was sick, that I’d have to spend the day in bed.  Since I’m finishing “Big Sky Wedding” today, and have a couple of other pressing responsibilities to fulfill as well, this would not have been a good thing.

I took some Aleve and drank some water–I was workng hard all weekend and I got behind on my water quota–and voila!  I was well enough to ride my exercise bike and do my strength training, albeit at a much slower pace than usual.  I’ve spent the morning writing, and will spend the afternoon the same way, and trust me, I’m not complaining.  Add my usual good health to the long list of things I have to be grateful for.  :)

So it’s President’s Day and thus pretty quiet around the old homestead.

I don’t know about you, but I need tomorrow to be an easier day.

Are You listening, God?  :)

23 comments to “When I got up this morning…”

  1. Brenda
      · February 18th, 2013 at 2:44 pm · Link

    Hi Linda,

    I’m glad that you’re feeling better and can continue to write.

  2. Juanita Rice
      · February 18th, 2013 at 3:08 pm · Link

    Better health to you, Linda. Rest up. :)

  3. Norma Stanforth
      · February 18th, 2013 at 3:17 pm · Link

    I am sorry Linda, that you are not feeling well hope you get to feeling better soon.
    God bless you and keep you safe and healthy.
    Norma Stanforth

  4. Crystal F
      · February 18th, 2013 at 3:33 pm · Link

    Linda, I really hope you get to feeling better. I can’t help but think of Mandy ( Kades Bride from the McKettrick Series) where she says the prayer ” Good Evening God this is Sister Amanda Rose Speaking” And Kade is eyeing her!!!! Oh I’m so laughing right now! I may have to pull that one out and read! So your prayer can go……. Good Evening God this is the Amazing author Linda Lael Miller, you know i have deadlines to reach and EAGER readers anxious to read, please let me wake up rested and restored!!! :wink:

  5. Lorena
      · February 18th, 2013 at 4:00 pm · Link

    Glad that drinking the water helped you to feel better. :)

    I am looking forward to the next installment in Big Sky series.

    Right now I am enjoying reading another of your early books, JUST KATE.

    Happy President’s Day!

    • Gloria
        · February 18th, 2013 at 7:15 pm · Link

      Lorena, I just finished the book, “Just Kate”, thanks to Sam. It was so good.

      I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

  6. Teri Iezek
      · February 18th, 2013 at 5:12 pm · Link

    Hes listening , he let you get up and work on that great book we are all waiting for:) Hope you feel better:)

  7. Lois Rotella
      · February 18th, 2013 at 6:19 pm · Link

    I hope you feel better. I know how that feels. I was walking to get my bus last friday and pulled a leg muscle. I fell better now and am not running.

  8. Gloria
      · February 18th, 2013 at 7:17 pm · Link

    Linda, I hope you feel much better by now. Sometimes, you just need a jump-start to get going. I’m a slow starter, but once I get in gear, I’m good to go. I didn’t go out till after lunch, but once I got outside, I worked till dark.

    Take care and have a good night, and wake up refreshed in the morning.

  9. Kathleen O
      · February 18th, 2013 at 7:56 pm · Link

    We have to watch that dehydration problem. I know with my sugar and the meds I take, I have to make sure I drink lots…

  10. Emily
      · February 19th, 2013 at 8:32 am · Link

    Linda, so glad you are feeling better now. Sometimes we just need to take time and remember to “smell the roses” and drink water. :)

    Can’t wait for the next books.

  11. Hilda
      · February 21st, 2013 at 12:43 am · Link

    Linda, it’s almost Thursday and I don’t think I’ve received a post from you since Monday! Did I somehow miss it? Or: ARE YOU OKAY? Not that you are obligated to post on a schedule, but …. where are you??? 8-O Just giving you a bad time, girlfriend. I hope all is well!

  12. Emily
      · February 21st, 2013 at 9:45 am · Link

    I am also worried about you Linda. Do hope you are not sick and that you are just very busy. I look forward to your up-dates, so have been saying prayers that all is well with you and yours!

    We are having snow…..any moisture is welcome as we have been so dry for so long! I love snow! :)

    If you are sick, get well soon and the prayers will continue!

  13. Crystal
      · February 21st, 2013 at 11:43 am · Link

    Linda, you must be very sick or very busy. Thinking of you and missing the blog! I do hope you feel better and meet all your deadlines depending on which applies!!!

  14. Rosemary
      · February 21st, 2013 at 12:53 pm · Link

    Dear Linda….

    I hope you’re feeling better and getting some rest. I’ve added you to my prayer list – just in case you need them and if you don’t a few extra prayers never hurt anyone :)

    Sending Love and Support from Texas!

  15. Juanita Rice
      · February 21st, 2013 at 11:06 pm · Link

    Please tell me Linda isn’t sick!!!!!!!

    • Marie Jones
        · February 22nd, 2013 at 10:18 am · Link

      Me too. She hasn’t blogged all week!

  16. sam
      · February 22nd, 2013 at 2:30 pm · Link

    Hello Linda, I do hope you are well. Just had to tell you that on Tuesday I was making a shepherds pie and had put on the potatoes to boil. Well, I left them, and was reading “The Rustler” and I had just got to the part when Sarah had burnt the potato soup and realised I had forgotten my cooking!! Yes I had burnt my potatoes too!!! So you see Linda, your books are so good that it makes me forget where I am ;) Do not worry, I did manage to make the shepherds pie, so all was well:) Take care Linda

  17. kathy copeland
      · February 22nd, 2013 at 2:43 pm · Link

    Linda, Sending you good thoughts, good wishes, and sweet prayers. Hope your just busy with the next great book, or getting the house all redone, know you’ve got a thousand things going on.

  18. Norma Stanforth
      · February 22nd, 2013 at 4:37 pm · Link

    Linda, i have watch for a blogg from you everyday sure hope you are feeling better, sure have miss you. You are very important too us. Get well soon. God bless and take care of you.
    All ways your friend
    Norma Stanforth :(

  19. Gloria
      · February 22nd, 2013 at 9:31 pm · Link

    Linda, I think we are all concerned about you. I pray you’re OK.

  20. Norma Stanforth
      · February 23rd, 2013 at 4:14 pm · Link

    Linda, hope you get better soon, miss you, Praying for you.
    God bless and take care of you
    Your friend always,
    Norma Stanforth :(

  21. Backpacking Gear
      · March 12th, 2013 at 11:47 pm · Link

    Outstanding post. Take care!

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