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Fabulous Friday

Friday, July 01, 2011

Struggling with writing a blog. Hubby visiting daughter in Florida. Enjoying time to myself but have been booked solid. Trying to work on that some. Debbie Downer came back to work after 4 days off and she was in rare form. Seems like I'm her victim of choice to release her frustrations, At the end of the day she apologized to me for being so quiet...it wasn't her quiet that I have a problem with...it's her mouth and attitude. I'm not good at verbal sparring so figure it's better to keep my mouth shut. Besides if I hit one home she'd e-mail the boss I was being mean to her. So keep my mouth shut. Question whether this isn't my nitch...but where to look. Got to go to meeting for my boss and that really reves me up. I enjoy being out and networking and being around positive energetic people. Working in the other office today...which will be a good break...unless Debbie Downer is sick today. Know this isn't job I hired in for...but with Debbie Downer being sick and other co-worker going out on surgery soon...I fill in where they need me. I'm a team player...but it seems to be wearing me down. Trying to read a lot of business books, positive readings and praying and drawing close to God. He may be working and growing me to deal with difficult people. I'm a pleaser and like to get along with everyone and this is wearing me down...fighting a loosing battle. Hubby says she's jealous...I go out and do buying for the office and run errands for the boss and fill in for him...so I'm her victim to take out her jealousy on. Besides most business writings tell you...be prepared...there is always change. After her baby is born she may not want to work or drive the distance she does. So only a couple more months to see what happens. Hubby not getting a paycheck right now so my working is good..So going through alot of thinking and striving to stay close to God and learn through this.

Taking Mom to Community Night tonight. They block off streets once a month and have entertainment. Tonight is Big Band Music. I enjoy listening to it and gettingout especially when the weather is nice. Tomorrow Farmer's Market. Sunday afternoon travel to my son's to meet up with them and daughter in law's grandma and Mom for Brunch to a place we've talking about adventuring to. Hope Mom is up for an adventure. Change is sometimes upsetting to her and she is dfficult. But I think change is good for her so she doesn't get stuck into such a routine and can't get out of it. She loves Kristie's Grandma so maybe it will be okay. Then Monday back to son's for July 4th celebration with Kristie's family. They celebrate it right! Mom enjoys their family celebrations. Makes her feel part of a larger family. So much for struggling not to blog...I'm rambling on and on.

I will make it a great day! Enjoying time to ponder and think through things.

  
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MOMMA_BEAR_69 7/2/2011 8:58PM

    Hope you are enjoying your weekend with your family. Sounds like a lot of fun things are planned. Happy Fourth of July to you and yours...keeping it safe and enjoyable!!!
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CJWORDPLAY 7/1/2011 11:46PM

    Your situation at work is certainly stressful. What a bummer. I'm glad we have a place to "tell it like it is" here among friends. emoticon

The community night sounds like great fun - especially Big Band Music. I hope you have a fun time tonight and over the rest of the week-end. Enjoy! emoticon

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VICKY073 7/1/2011 8:56PM

    I understand this situation totally and it does drain someone down. Take good care!

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EDITOR 7/1/2011 4:04PM

    Sorry Grumpy still works with you.
Sounds like a terrific 4th of July weekend celebrations.

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ANATASHIKI 7/1/2011 7:44AM

    I'm sorry you have to deal with that. working with people you can't get along with is the most unpleasant . I rather face an absurd and hysterical manager than working with someone I don't like or who doesn't like me. fortunately most of my colleagues are wonderful and friends . maybe you'll get lucky and she'll stay at home after birth : ).
hang in there!


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Sunday

Sunday, June 26, 2011

Went to Farmer's Market with Mom yesterday and walked and walked. Then had baby shower to go to..then home and then engagement party to go to....then home to practise piano music and off to bed. Hubby leaves to visit daugter on Tuesday. He is looking forward to it and i'm looking forward to some quiet/alone time...can cook smelly foods and eat whatever I want :)

  
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MOMMA_BEAR_69 6/26/2011 7:22PM

    I love going to the Farmers' Market and getting the extra walking in. Sounds like a super busy day...hope you are having a blessed Sunday!!

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VTORIA3 6/26/2011 3:33PM

    With all of the busyness, it sounds like you will really enjoy your time while DH is away. What fabulous foods will you be planning to cook?

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VICKY073 6/26/2011 1:27PM

    Glad you did all that walking and some time alone in my case are always welcome!

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ANATASHIKI 6/26/2011 11:20AM

    good for you! I love to be home alone sometimes. what do you mean smelly foods? and why doesn't he like them?

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WINE4GIRL 6/26/2011 7:10AM

    I hope you have a great Sunday! Love the Farmer's Market and all the yummy goodness you can get there.
Wendy

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Taking Tuesday in Stride

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Survived Monday. Co-worker jumps to conclusions and she was wrong yesterday but won't admit it...but tried not to grumble about it or dwell on it. Let it roll. Think I want justice and that may not be for me to see. A month or two and she will be on maternity leave and we'll see how it goes. Start networking and see what other opportunities there are out there for me.

God is working on me..molding me...I am to do my best and have a right attitude. I'm letting the stress of this get me down. I'm tired all the time and it's on my mind all the time. Need to keep turning it over to Him.

  
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MOMMA_BEAR_69 6/23/2011 9:03PM

    I totally agree with you...let go and let God!!! Hope you can get out from under the stress.

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DGFOWLER 6/21/2011 5:56AM

    Glad to see you are turning it over to God. He can work miracles. The hardest thing I have to do is pray for those who I have problems with. I pray that their mindset will change, that their eyes will open and they can see the truth in the matters around them. That is how I let go and let God. Have a blessed week. emoticon Donna

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Learning Self Care

Monday, June 20, 2011

Learning there are times I need to take care of myself. Feeling much better after resting alot this weekend. Took a nice walk last evening and did some self talk and prayer time. Came back refreshed. Being with God and his creation always helps to put things into perspective and helps recharge me.

  
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MOMMA_BEAR_69 6/23/2011 9:04PM

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GATOR12 6/20/2011 10:08PM

    Great job!! When you are refreshed and cared for, only then can you give best.

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MARYJOANNA 6/20/2011 5:29AM

  Amen and Amen!

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EDITOR 6/20/2011 5:29AM

    Sweet victory--He refreshes!

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CRYSTALGL77 6/20/2011 5:25AM

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Feeling much better

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Had a difficult week. Thursday was teary etc. Friday decided not to go into work. It was my dad's birthday and not sure if that was a part of it...but felt weepy and just exhausted. Feeling like I just can't do anything right at work and feeling discouraged. So got up exercised and went back to bed. Guess I was exhausted as I'm not a big sleeper but slept and laid around until 11:30. Hubby and I went to a Homearama in the evening about an hour away...where you go through fancy homes. The walk did me good. Like to look at the pretty landscaping. I think I just needed a day to rest and take care of myself. Never did that before..but I feel so much better today. A lot going on and it felt like I was having a meltdown..everything bothering me. Son and daughter in law always too busy to spend time with us...but sure they make time for her family especially with Father's Day weekend! Hubby not getting paid for the last month, waiting to get new airconditioner in while guy is on vacation, piano music for Praise Team is hard this week...on and on.

I am focusing on what is wrong and not how much I have to be thankful for. My blessing far outweigh the negative in my life. The rest has done me good. I feel much better. Taking mom to farmer's market this morning. We both enjoy that and get to stop by our favorite gift store in town. Maybe stop for a cup of coffee. Will make it a nice morning for us both.

Need to pay attention when my body is worn down. Also need to be careful who I am around...

Off to make it a great day!

  
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MOMMA_BEAR_69 6/19/2011 1:14AM

    So glad you decided to focus on you and took time just to allow your body the rest it evidently needed. Glad you got to spend the morning with your mom also.


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CJWORDPLAY 6/18/2011 1:49PM

    You did good things for you by paying attention when your body is worn down. Our poor bodies work so hard, don't they? Sounds like being good to you is helping you with all the "stuff" life is throwing your way. Blessings and peace, my friend. CJ emoticon

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FCARMICH 6/18/2011 8:19AM

  okay

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