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Black Friday blessings and You're Welcome Day joys
Friday, November 24, 2017      2 comments

This is the first year I have actually had a Black Friday agenda and shopping list. It only had two items on it. On Monday, I checked off the Kindles that were on sale for fifty dollars less than normal price. Then they list shrank to one item. ... Read more
Thanksgiving success
Friday, November 24, 2017      2 comments

I brought fruit trays and an olive tray to our Thanksgiving dinner. I had a fabulous time and enjoyed both the kids and the adults. Food was delicious but didn't overdo it too badly but certainly are less than normal. The turkey was still spatch... Read more
Wonderful Wednesday - Busy Day
Wednesday, November 22, 2017      2 comments

Wonderful day today. I started out with a doctor's appointment first thing. It was the first time that I have seen this doctor. My previous doctor stopped working except one day per month. She recommended this doctor to me after giving me severa... Read more
Monday finished and Tuesday planned
Tuesday, November 21, 2017      3 comments

Monday was successful and I found a pre-Black Friday sale on a much improved and bigger kindle as and I bought two of them. My son's is still working but running out of memory, but mine is already out of memory and the screen is becoming so dim ... Read more
Monday morning making my movement matter
Monday, November 20, 2017      5 comments

Instead of overlooking my week, I have a very active week ahead but more time set aside for spontaneous movement and relaxation. I desperately need to recharge my batteries. I also am making time for the dreaded Black Friday sales. I have occasi... Read more
Sunday set aside for serenity
Sunday, November 19, 2017      4 comments

Started Sunday with a trip to church. The service was a Thanksgiving service and the focus was on gratitude and the abundance of blessings we all have to share with those less fortunate than we are. It was a great reminder of how many times... Read more
Saturday recap of the week
Saturday, November 18, 2017      4 comments

The week was long and challenging. I always struggle when preparing for an IEP meeting especially for a particularly challenging student. It is hard to remain positive while still addressing the student's needs and often severe behaviors. I had ... Read more
Tackling Thursday's challenges
Friday, November 17, 2017      5 comments

I didn't give up. I woke feeling cruddy with sore throat, and aching all over. I had to be at school for bus duty - supposed to have three of us, but one forgot to tell her sub that she needed to help. I also knew that one of my aides was going ... Read more
Tackling Thursday's challenges
Friday, November 17, 2017      2 comments

I didn't give up. I woke feeling cruddy with sore throat, and aching all over. I had to be at school for bus duty - supposed to have three of us, but one forgot to tell her sub that she needed to help. I also knew that one of my aides was going ... Read more
Working Wednesday wishing wonderful things for all
Wednesday, November 15, 2017      5 comments

Today was a pretty good day overall. Kids are getting excited and their excitement is contagious. Several of my students will be going home for all or part of the week. Others will go home with staff for thanksgiving dinner. It is a special ti... Read more
Tantalizing, terrific, thrifty, thriving Tuesday
Tuesday, November 14, 2017      4 comments

Today was a pretty good day. Minor issues on the part of several of the kids but nothing major. I also checked off several boxes on my small goals today and did better than yesterday. 1. I meditated this morning and plan to again tonight. ... Read more
Checking off some of the boxes today
Monday, November 13, 2017      4 comments

I did meditate this morning. I did exercise for short periods today. I didn't manage to keep my eating within an 8-10 hour time frame - hard to do when someone brings a breakfast sandwich in for me first thing in the morning and then I don't... Read more
After setting some small goals, it's time to activate them
Sunday, November 12, 2017      6 comments

Woke up early this morning, meditated as planned. I also did ten minutes of core exercises. In fact, although starting today, I did BOTH last night as well. Got dressed, used the energizing essential oil combination and felt on top of the world.... Read more
Setting my small goals for the next month
Sunday, November 12, 2017      7 comments

After my workout today, I have a special plan in place to reach some small goals. First of all, I am starting a meditation practice each morning before school and each evening before sleep. I have done twenty minute meditation in the past but ju... Read more
Saturday successfully completed
Saturday, November 11, 2017      3 comments

Ed and I went to the fitness center and worked out. We did our strength training and then spent almost theme hours exercising in the therapy pool. I did a lot of core work and then combined water walking and additional toning exercises. We ran i... Read more

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