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It's going to get better....


Monday, October 01, 2012

OK. Not quite there yet. Overwhelmed. Family stuff. Friend who just lost her dad. Another who just broke her leg. Appointments and previously made commitments also feeling like they are draining me.

We are getting the kitten tomorrow evening. And NOTHING on my calendar for next week. I am hoping by then I can pull it together. Right now, just taking the time to plan a meal is too much. I made a huge pot of soup over the weekend, and we have eaten it for the past couple of days. Hubby was even in the kitchen cutting up fruit today (I don't think in 25 years I have ever seen him do that....he pretends he is normally culinarily challenged if I am in the house!)

I will be fine. I keep reminding myself. That this too, shall pass....
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EVER-HOPEFUL 10/17/2012 11:39AM

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AZIMAT 10/3/2012 9:39AM

    Sounds like you need to rest now. Hope you take care of yourself. glad to hear that DH has a sudden culinary inspiration.

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CRYSTALJEM 10/2/2012 12:34PM

    I'll give you my favourite mantra too... one by one, day by day, inhale, exhale, that's the way. One step at a time and all of a sudden this overwhelming rush will be behind you. Hope you can find some peaceful moments for yourself. CJ

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BECCA324 10/2/2012 9:03AM

    One of my favorite quotes, " Tough times don't last, tough people do." You will get through it, just take one step at a time.
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SHINTON1618 10/2/2012 9:01AM

    Sorry so many things have happened! I know that it will get better! Have a good day.

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HEALING_LORI 10/2/2012 7:55AM

    When it rains it pours but then God sends the emoticon
to remind us that things will get better. Remember to take care of you in all of the chaos. I hope you get lots of rest and peace and quiet next week! Sending lot's of HUGS in the meantime! So nice that your hubby is trying to help out!
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HEALTHY4ME 10/2/2012 6:24AM

    OH it will, glad hubby is there and your new kitten. Man we are in similar boats although mine is easier in diff. ways. We are renovating our basement to move dad in, okay, till hubby got way behind on renos, ( doing it all ourselves), arguing with dad on throwing anything out ( even down to expired meds that were mums!!! had to get a bit mean there and tell him she wasn't coming back to take her vit d and I wouldn't let her cos they are expired) I understand elder grief and moving etc. but he knows he is going to our basement and how can we take all hs stuff. omg then the even bigger issue is he smokes, I will not allow it in my house. I get sick, choke, fill up almost vomit. When at his house for even a bit have to come home and change all my clothes even underwear and he doesnt care. But then why would I expect diff as he smoked in the apt when mum had oxygen... so that is a huge thing as he seems to think he is, that we are changing our insurnace ( which we will cos I know I will lose this battle once it gets cold out)
So hugs cos yours is so much sadder and harder... and know that the kitten will help. COS
I know that our new puppy that should be here soon will help us, as we put our 11 year old dog down in Aug.
HUGS and lots of caring from way over on the eastern shore of Canada!

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CRYSTLE4HIMTX12 10/2/2012 6:07AM

    emoticon It really will get better. Hope you are able find some quiet time next week. Some special time just for you.

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GRANDMABABA 10/1/2012 10:54PM

    You can do it! I'm in a similar situation and I also know it will pass. Good luck!

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