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Terrific Tuesday

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

Struggling with my attitude at work. Not liking all the pressure from making sales calls now and work piles up. Putting off doing things I don't like to do. I know do them first. Really not liking my job but know I should be thankful for the job I have. We have people coming in struggling looking for jobs and I grumble and groan about my job. Trusting God to help me through this season. When I think about it I feel like God has provided and I'm so ungreatful. Going to bloom where I'm planted. Hubby still struggling to find a job and I'm wanting to quit my job....

Boss will be in today...with God's help we can get through the day.

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DGFOWLER 10/10/2012 5:49AM

    I'm lucky to work somewhere that I enjoy. I will be praying Kathleen for your situation. It's tough going to a job everyday that you don't enjoy. Hang in there. God will provide!!!!.. hugs,, Donna

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AVANELL 10/9/2012 7:55AM

    I can understand your feelings. I spent a lot of my working years in insurance and I never liked making the sales calls. But God got me through it and He will you, too! Keep looking to Jesus and depending on Him. This, too, will pass!


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Magnificient Monday

Monday, October 08, 2012

Had a good rest and ready to start the week. Planning to go to Curves after work. Mom stated several times she WASN'T going to go today...not sure we'll see what she says this AM when I talk with her.

House a little chilly this AM may need to think about turning on the heat. Fall is sure here.

Off to begin my week!

Daughter made it safely home around 9 pm...

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DGFOWLER 10/10/2012 5:48AM

    Good to hear that your doctor made it home safe and sound. Like most of us mom will probably changer her mind about Curves.. we have a Curves here in town too, but I've never been there...

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SUNSET09 10/8/2012 6:33AM

  It's the start of a great week. Way to go and hopefully, Mom goes with you. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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Sunday Evening

Sunday, October 07, 2012

Daughter in flight home. She should get there around 8:30. Had a wonderful time with her. Got to spend a lot of time with her, Grandma got to spend time with her, got to spend time with her dad and with her friends. Hard to see her go but know she's become the beautiful lady she is by doing what she we give them wings to soar.

Hopefully she and boyfriend will be home in 2 1/2 months for Christmas. Just when they become wonderful people to be with...they move far away.... emoticon

Mom was a pill today. I woke up and thought about calling her and then forgot. She called us at 8:30 and wondered where we were...we had told her 9 -9:30 and we always call before we come get her...and she called on my cell phone and boy was she mad at me because I'd told her 8 am. Daughter and hubby and I had together told her 9 - 9:30 but she was hot at me....probably why she called my cell phone. Guess it's part of the Alheimers...used to let it roll off but it really ticks me off. I try never to say anything and tend to get quiet and take it. It does no good to argue as she gets more upset and angry. Guess it's another clue that moving her in with us would be a very bad idea down the road. Not sure I want to live with all the anger and confusion...will have me thinking I'm right there with her. It would be so much easier if she was easy to get a long with but she has always been and Extra Grace Required and it's growing worse as the disease progresses. My dear sweet aunt at 90 is such a joy to be around and my mother in law is 76 and so contankerous and difficult and moody and seeminly so ungreatful. She is always complaining about something and my Aunt is always talking about her blessings....and dwelling on the positive.

I sound like her right????? I have felt so blessed with this visit from my daughter. She is so good with Grandma...more like I used to be. I enjoyed my time with my daughter. God knows doesn't He! It seemed just what my heart needed. A good long visit. And time with my son here as his wife was traveling. How precious to have them both under our roof once again. How very blessed and special memories I have to treasure. Daughter and I got many early walks in before I went to work. Precious times together. I am so thankful and feel so blessed, Our God is truly awesome. He sometimes blesses us in ways we never dreamed or beyond or dreams and thoughts.

I do try to remember that Mom is so precious to us as our only living parent. I try to remember how fragile and fleeting this time is with her. One day she too will be gone and I will wish for the aggrevations back just to have her around once again. I try always to remember that which helps to keep my mouth shut when I want to argue or speak back when she is angry with us or mean., I know this is a scary season of her life and control is slipping out of her reach.

I'm in this seaon for a reason and planning to learn and grow from my experiences.

Have a report to type up for work tomorrow. So hard to focus with phones and customers coming in to think it all through and put it down.

Off to enjoy the evening and treasuring memories of a lifetime.

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MNABOY 10/7/2012 11:30PM

    Bitter sweet is still sweet.

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NDTEACHER1 10/7/2012 9:33PM

    Glad you had some good memories and hopefully your mom will have a better day tomorrow. Hang in there and just love her even when she is unlovable. Too bad you get the brunt of her anger.

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CSDAYS 10/7/2012 8:18PM

    Glad to be with your daughter and I had a day with my granddaughter. We baked her first pumpkin pie together (she's 11), went shopping, and of course enjoyed each other.


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Terrific Thursday

Thursday, October 04, 2012

Took the day off and am going to spend it with my daughter. There is a little town Waynesville about 45 mintues away that is full of lillte antique shops and gifts shops. It's really a neat little town. Daughter doesn't remember ever going there and we are going to spend the day wandering around it. It has little restaurants and one I especially like. It will be fun just spending the day with her.

I have enjoyed her visit so much. Usually she is just here for a few days...the 10 days has been wonderful...a very good visit. She's gotten to spend time with Grandma and she just loves time with her Grand daughter. They have had a good time together.


Terrific Tuesday

Tuesday, October 02, 2012

Have thoroughly enjoyed my time with my kids. Son left for home yesterday after dinner. It was nice having our kids around the table for meals. It was just nice having them around. Talked to our daughter in law in Turkey. Amazing what these electronic things can do. We can see people far away in seconds. Makes the distance seem not so far. She travels back this weekend. So far her event is going smoothly. She organizes and sets up training for her company. I would love the travel...and she dislikes traveling overseas. I would love hearing all the motivational speakers she hires to speak at the events.

Planning to take Thursday off for a day of adventuring wth my daughter. She went to a friend's daughter's soccer game and went home with them and spent time with her kids. Little kids just love her.

Not raining so planning to walk with daughter this AM. Been so nice to have her around.

Off to make it a great day!

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EDITOR 10/4/2012 8:43AM

    Good for you! PTL!

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CLWALDRO 10/2/2012 6:19AM

    WOW you are blessed to have such a wonderful family.
Best wishes on you journey to better health and your walk with God emoticon

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MARYJOANNA 10/2/2012 5:35AM

  Your Tuesday sound eventful and high-spirited. You are an optimistic person and that is great. How nice to have your children around. Have a blessed day!

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WILSON1926 10/2/2012 5:32AM

    Great post

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EDITOR 10/2/2012 5:29AM

    Make it a terrific Tuesday, Kathleen. You have such a lovely family that God has blessed you with---and BTW, praise God indeed for technology! I will catch up on that one day.

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