The Doctor knows what he's talking about. The video from which this is taken (shut gour mouth) is wonderful. I ain't bovvered! As a student of osteology I feel like saying shut up a lot when ever I watch Bones.
Whether you're a fan of the basic burpee, you like to mix it up with crazy variations, or you just do them so you can drink that evening glass of wine, you'll appreciate these quotes all about the love and hate of burpees.
If you know you need the time & space then take it. Step away for 3 days, a week, however long you need. Tell them, give me "X" amount of time to think & heal & just be. If they love & respect you, they will wait.