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6th of feb

Mon, 02/06/2012 - 10:58 -- mamanopajamas

1. Little Dude survived his 1st night without me -- he had a real doggy & his stuffed one to sleep with him & that made it all ok

2. it seems our real dogs have not been "charged" with the sheep killing crime (all the facts point to something wild as the culprit)

3. knitting projects & the time to do NOTHING but sit here & knit & watch movies -- joy

4. finally buying minnows and aquatic plants for our froggie

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4th of Feb

Sat, 02/04/2012 - 09:48 -- mamanopajamas

1. giving my kid a waffle with a scoop of ice cream for breakfast

2. my bestest having a cell charger like the one which is misplaced (by my aunt) and that he is sending it to me

3. the next 2 weeks are off parent duty

4. all the spinach & kale i have been eating

5. all the salmon and fish i brought which we are utilizing

6. my resilience & patience (though it is wearing thin...)

7. that my "attitude" *was* getting better sigh

8. trying to be determined to get thru this "phase" too

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February 3rd

Fri, 02/03/2012 - 10:21 -- mamanopajamas

1. i will be thankful for the email from someone in re a job - back in SD -- sigh

2. i will be grateful for the ability to sleep in after an insomnia filled night in which i was chatting with some clown until 3 am (literally, the guy IS a performance clown)

3. I am grateful for just enough leftover pizza dough that we know what is for lunch today ; )

4. i am thankful my uncle bought us a bag of spinach

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February the Second

Thu, 02/02/2012 - 12:10 -- mamanopajamas

1. egg white, kale & cheese scramble for breakfast - we're doing a 21 day Greens for Breakfast Challenge

2. when my son laughs, really truly laughs - it's a helluva sound

3. home school means if Mommy didn't go to sleep until after 3 am and then slept in until 10 am it is all ok

4. we have been getting dressed everyday instead of staying in our pjs

5. i am going to make homemade pizza for dinner tonight

6. the winds mean we can hear wind chimes, even if they are not ours - which I have hanging in my bedroom from my ceiling fan

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February the First

Wed, 02/01/2012 - 09:54 -- mamanopajamas

1. sleeping (almost all of the night) in my own bed, alone

2. when the Little Dude climbs in with me in the morning to cuddle & snooze a little more

3. homemade oatmeal & brown sugar waffles

4. being able to listen to our music again

5. hot tea & cocoa

6. sigh, being in the house alone with my son -- so much nicer, less stressful

7. starting to get ourselves on a routine as best we can in the middle of everything else & everyone else's attempts to control our days

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Day 19

Thu, 01/26/2012 - 11:34 -- mamanopajamas

1. more hot tea & cocoa for the Boy

2. sleeping in still feels ok & good & necessary -- one day it won't & we will get back on a schedule

3. the flexibility of home school is going to at least be one less stress on me today & tomorrow during this hellacious next move

4. spending last night playing LEGO games with my kid was good for us both

5. i am really truly soo grateful I didn't unpack but a handful of boxes and that repacking and shuffling around is my priority during the day time hours today

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Day 18

Wed, 01/25/2012 - 09:41 -- mamanopajamas

1. slept better last night

2. got up at a decent hour (meaning before 10 am - actually it was even before 9 am)

3. really am grateful we do have somewhere to go

4. i haven't mentioned that i am thankful for this art app on the iPad which has given me something to do creatively that is not writing -- good to use other parts of my brain & to not be so stuck in thoughts & words

5. so appreciative of the friends i do have

6. grateful for $10 in free groceries we need to go use up

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Day 17

Tue, 01/24/2012 - 10:52 -- mamanopajamas

1. it's been 9 amazing years since Little Dude was born ; )

2. he is STILL asleep

3. more moving details have been arranged - just days until we leave here

4. i am grateful i feel as if my emotions are in check, for now

5. i am thankful Mr is delivering the boxes he had stored in his garage just before i leave

6. i am appreciative of everyone who is helping with any part of the move

7. i am grateful for my son, without him these past years i don't know what choices i might have made differently

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Day 16

Mon, 01/23/2012 - 10:37 -- mamanopajamas

1. hot tea

2. warm enough bed

3. home school = not having to get up for "real"

4. today I HAVE to sleep - a. i haven't slept for shit in days b. i am soo sick

5. Pandora radio is wonderful

6. not running a fever (I think this is good, but i wonder)

7. i am grateful to be leaving here (as in this room of this apartment) this week

8. i am thankful we are going to have our own rooms & silence & no more someone else's drama in our lives

9. i am still appreciative of Love & how it is & has been in my life

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Day 15

Sun, 01/22/2012 - 21:30 -- mamanopajamas

1. i am glad i got myself up and stayed committed to giving Little Dude a huge day out for his birthday (it's on Tuesday)

2. uber grateful for the eldest daughter buying movie tickets, and lunch & bring him a HUGE kick ass cupcake cake decorated like a dragon

3. so thankful for her 2 friends who joined us later in the day

4. so appreciative of the random guy who gave us a handful of tickets at the arcade & the redemption counter dude who gave the Birthday Boy extra prizes



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