Today's Steps and Other Thoughts
Friday, November 02, 2018
I've been a bit of the fizzle on the step counts even though each day has been dedicated to someone. Yesterday, I did not alert the world that my steps were for my friend and coworker, Amy, who died last spring. I miss her. Somehow, on Halloween, her passing hit me extra hard. Lots of ugly crying as a friend calls it. I can't help seeing her name at work since I am still covering her areas of work and, most days, it's an honor and a privilege to cover her desk and honor her memory that way.
Cumulatively, with all the various losses, the looming budget cuts which could mean job cuts, it all has made me realize that this season of holidays is going to be a challenge. First holidays without Mother, 2nd holidays without my stepmother, etc.
I did not dress up for Halloween. I am just not that creative, but I admire those who do!
Yesterday, there was free food at work. Leftovers from a catered all-day meeting. I had scrambled eggs, a sausage patty and a bit of cantaloupe and a strawberry. I passed on the potatoes and the biscuits. It was hard to walk past the biscuits! I did not even go into that room after lunch, so I don't know what was left over and was not tempted.
But - I need to get moving! Today's steps are for a few friends named Linda. They are going through some hard times. Each step is a prayer for each of them.