Day 118 ~ puppers!

Day 118 ~ March 5th, 2018

Today’s Calendar Word: deipnosophist ~ a person skilled in the art of dining and dinner-table conversation.

Today’s Calendar Quote:Listen. Keep silent. You are not God’s mouthpiece. Try to be an ear,
and if you do speak, ask for explanations.
” — Rumi

I went had a quick meeting with one of our landlord peeps this afternoon. We have an opportunity to get a dog that will eventually become a service dog for my son so I was nervous as all get out!

But it was all for naught! I was talking for like two minutes and she was completely on board with it. All they need for their records is a letter of intent basically from someone working my son. I have plenty of those so I was easily able to accommodate that step. And yeah, we pick up the pup next Monday. *happy dance* Hooray!

I am so excited for my son, he is going to utterly lose his mind when he realizes this dog is his forever haha

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Day 113 ~ flowery words

Day 113 ~ February 28th, 2018

Today’s Calendar Word: forfend ~ to avert or prevent (something evil or unpleasant).

Today’s Calendar Quote:Conquer the angry man by love. Conquer the ill-natured man by goodness.” — The Dhammapada

Great morning with my son! He did some exercising with me and we did lots of playing. And he is chatting up a storm today too! I don’t normally have my son on Wednesday’s so it was very relaxed and we just hung out with each other, it was fun. His dad is back from vacation this weekend so I think everything goes (more or less) back to normal next week. I will miss seeing my kiddo every day, but we are both keen for our regular routine as well.

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Day 82 ~ for once something different

Day 82 ~ January 28th, 2018

Today’s Calendar Word: feinschmecker ~ a gourmet
Today’s Calendar Quote:Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as your own unguarded thoughts.” — Buddha

I’m a sleepy butt today, but that is because REM seems to be completely elusive lately. I don’t even have any dreams, which is the main reason I know that isn’t happening. I normally dream a lot and they are always extremely vivid and I recall them in the morning easily. I hope to get some deeper sleep this week.

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Day 73 ~ prepared worries

Day 73 ~ January 19th, 2018

Today’s Calendar Word: jollification ~ Lively celebration with others; merrymaking
Today’s Calendar Quote:Flow with whatever may happen, and let your mind be free: Stay centered by accepting whatever you are doing. This is the ultimate.” — Zhuangzi

I started prepping the a bunch of transportation crafts this morning. I like to get a bunch of them ready so I’m scrambling before doing the craft. It just makes my life a lot easier!

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Day 69 ~ small changed direction

Day 69 ~ January 15th, 2018

Today’s Calendar Word: adscititious ~ added or derived from an external source; additional
Today’s Calendar Quote:Tao is the storehouse of all things. It is the good man’s treasure and the bad man’s refuge.” — Lao Tzu

Kiddo is back and forth temperament-wise today and stim-ing as well… They happen now and then, but I am so grateful they are on the “not-so-often” end of things for him because they can be tough days!

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Day 68 ~ swimming, driving and sports (Oh, MY!)

Day 68 ~ January 14th, 2018

Today’s Calendar Word: slugabed ~ a lazy person who stays in bed late
Today’s Calendar Quote:I dwell in possibility.” — Emily Dickinson

It was a busy day!! I think we spent more time out of the house than it today!

Swimming lessons (through SwimAbility) at the pool across the bridge started early this afternoon and despite getting there earlier than intended and have to wait (which was difficult for my son!) he did amazing! He held hands with his instructor no problem so he wouldn’t run on the pool deck (a strange male! This is rare!), cleaned up the rings he was playing with before leaving the pool, didn’t freak out when he didn’t get the ball, and left the pool & right to me without a single hitch!
I am beyond pleased that this went so well because he loves water!!! *happy dance*

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Day 59 ~ this yo-yo game

Day 59 ~ January 5th, 2018

An up and down morning with the kiddo… This are tougher days because it’s difficult to play the same yo-yo game as him when we are not on the same wavelength. But we get through it regardless and at the end of the day he was a super happy camper so I count that as a win in my books. Every day can’t be smooth sailing so the hiccup-y days are to be expected!

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