09/04/2013 AT 2:00 PM ET
“This talk show is exhausting,” reads the caption of a Twitter photo, showing her beloved (and sleep-deprived!) pooch Cookie catching some Zzz’s.
Hours before, the talk show host, 42, whose talk show Bethenny debuts Sept. 9 after an earlier test run, Tweeted that each day is like a roller coaster ride with her 3-year-old daughter Bryn.
“When you have small children & don’t sleep, it’s tough titty, bc once the games begin, you’re on the ride til bedtime,” she wrote.