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Thursday, March 31, 2011

Today. I am stressed because my son was upset. When my son gets upset it is horrible. I should state that he has classic Autism and is mostly non-verbal. So when I can't understand him and what he wants we get a tantrum. Crying, head banging, chinning, and new kicking. I usually can head them off but not today. I finally got him calmed down but I am now stress at work and trying to relax myself.

The rest of my day should go OK. I am hoping the school will give my son a social story for sitting on the bus. So he isn't crying when he gets off the bus. I don't think I can handle it today.

I should mention, I got my period also. Which doesn't help. I feel blah anyways.

Today for breakfast I had 1/8 of my egg whites, tomatoes, spinach breakfast. My son ate it. (That is what set him off he didn't want his cereal (which he asked for) he wanted my eggs) So then I had an English muffin with peanut butter. Already had 2 cups of water and 1/2 cup of juice.

Exercise yeah right!!! My plan was to walk/run while my son was eating and while mine was cooling down. So the plan is to run/walk when I get home at 1pm from work. Hope now problems with my daughter or husband so I can.

Continued for later......

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REALLYHOPIN 3/31/2011 12:01PM

    I bet if you think about it enough you can come up with some things to be thankful for... sometimes that helps me turn a day's outlook around...

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REALLYHOPIN 3/31/2011 12:00PM

    the last thing you probably need is someone to tell you 'this too shall pass'... so I won't say that...

You and your family are in my prayers today...

Maybe you could come up with a little treat for yourself, something special just for you (even if you can't do it now, sometimes planning it and putting it on a calendar is enough to get you by)...

~ Be good to yourself
~ Barbara

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JESS0107 3/31/2011 10:54AM

    Bless your heart! You have got a lot on your plate. Make sure that you take care of you as well. Don't let the stress of everyday life bring you down nor the monthly visitor.

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ASALMONS80 3/31/2011 10:33AM

  I'm sorry for your stress. Hope he has a better rest of the day!

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KRMFREEONE 3/31/2011 10:21AM

    Wow i hope your day gets better,,,,, emoticon

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