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Friday, Jun 5 2009

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'Cuz life isn't hard enough already, we have to have too-high expectations of ourselves. I suppose the high expectations themselves wouldn't be a problem without the associated guilt and self castigation. There's the rub. I’ve really been thinking about how to help Ellen realize, as she grows, that she doesn’t have to put the words “I think” in front of every sentence, or compulsively apologize. Both of which I do, and both of which affect my own thinking/self-perception as much as they affect others’ perception of me.

Do any of you remember my eyeliner dreams? Well, I had one last night – the effects of which lasted for 20 minutes. 20 minutes! I had to finally look at the clock I was so amazed. Granted, not 20 minutes of thrashing, but 20 minutes of exquisiteness.

So, instead of selling our old house, we’re going to rent it out. We have found a woman who seems to be an ideal renter – she comes with high recommendations from her previous landlord, has two stable jobs, and would have preferred a two year lease to the one year we offered. As much as I’d like to have the property sold and off our hands, financially it makes much more sense to rent than sell right now. So, we’ll see if this works out.

What else?

I’ve not been making very good food choices lately. And I’m feeling it. So, its back to logging and tracking and reigning it all back in. The process never ends, for me. Which I’m okay with.

Been thinking tons about Jackie’s blogs – finding myself in much of her writing, but also appreciating her ability to articulate her thoughts.

Been thinking about Callie’s surgery.

Been thinking about more babies. It’s the right thing for us NOT to have any more, but that doesn’t mean I don’t dream about it.

Today is Friday and my motivation and attention span are dwindling by the minute.

Been thinking about Will’s preschool options. I am leaning very heavily towards the one Montessori in our general area. It’s the most expensive, but I think it’s the best place for him. Steve and I need to discuss, but I’m guessing Steve will defer to me on this.

I’m very restless, but not personally unhappy. Am keeping The Situation at a mental arm’s length, so it isn’t getting into my thoughts any deeper, which is good.

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8 years ago

:kiss: and :hi:




8 years ago





8 years ago

Okay, if I'd "had premarital," first of all there'd be no "a" in the sentence ... Second of all, I assure you, had such a thing occurred, it would have been such a monumetal occasion you'd have felt the rip is the cosmos causing the seismic shift all the way in MN. =)

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