Day 72 ~ January 18th, 2018
Today’s Calendar Word: bodkin ~ a small, pointed instrument for making holds in cloth, leather, etc.
Today’s Calendar Quote: “Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.” — Martin Luther
The sun is out today!!!!!
It’s been over a week since I saw it last and it is glorious haha
The worst part of winters here isn’t the cold or the snow, but the lack of sunshine for long periods of time. It’s a lovely spring day today though and while it is so lovely, it is kind of cruel too. It’s only the middle of January in Canada so this beautiful warmer weather is a rather horrible tease, especially with snow expected this weekend! We already have a higher than normal snowfall so hopefully it doesn’t warm up too fast like last year and have crazy flooding for weeks. I live too close to the lake for this not to become a touch stressful!
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Day 71 ~ January 17th, 2018
Today’s Calendar Word: compeer ~ a companion or close associate
Today’s Calendar Quote: “No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” — Aesop
I had a couple of day stretch of where I didn’t feel completely exhausted, but I’m back to feeling that way again. It seems my body has decided that between 4:15 and 4:30 a.m. coming up on a week now…. -_-
I have my fingers crossed for a better end to this week in regards to my sleeping issues! I can’t keep going on like this and I can’t seem to find a solution either!
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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!
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 66 ~ January 12th, 2018
Today’s Calendar Word: gasconade ~ extravagant boasting
Today’s Calendar Quote: “Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home.” — Basho
This morning was the first solo session with the new Speech Therapist that is slowly replacing the one my son has used for the last two years. It went way better than I anticipated and I am so grateful that he seems to handle new people a hundred times better now than in the past. I hope he ends up liking her just as much as his previous one, but those are hard shoes to fill! She is amazing!
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Day 65 ~ January 11th, 2018
Today’s Calendar Word: knosp ~ a budlike ornament
Today’s Calendar Quote: “There is a basket of fresh bread on your head, yet you go door to door asking for crusts.” — Rumi
A fantastic morning despite being incredibly sore from my core workout yesterday! Kidlet was in a great mood so that means the day start off on the right foot and it gives up more options to begin his schedule with as well.
This morning we went to the indoor track as I’ve wanted to take him for a while and not able to get it planned just right. All that changed this morning and he did amazing there and he had fun!! It was a mish-mash of walking and running but we ended up going just under two kilometers. I can’t wait to take him back again and I am ecstatic that he seems to actually like running!
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Day 64 ~ January 10th, 2018
Today’s Calendar Word: velleity ~ a wish or inclination that is not strong enough to lead one to take action.
Today’s Calendar Quote: “We are born from a quiet sleep, and we die to a calm awakening.” — Zhuangzi
I went to my mom’s new place with a friend of hers to help do some piddley stuff around there this morning. It was a good little chunk of fix ups done in a few hours and it got me a couple of curtain rods for my place and two metal rods to make raised bird feeders that the squirrels can’t climb.
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