Day 134 ~ two easy picks

Day 134 ~ March 22nd, 2018

Today’s Calendar Word: stoup ~ a container for drinking beers, etc.; a flagon.

Today’s Calendar Quote:The eye may see from the hand, but not for the mind.” — Henry David Thoreau

Monday’s and Thursday’s seem to be the worst days of the week for me to get any kind of decent sleep. Not sure exactly why this is, but that’s what I’ve noticed over the last two weeks or so.

My son had his regular therapy session this afternoon and I went upstairs to fold laundry and nearly fell asleep when I took a moment to recline. Just so tired all the time and don’t have a solution for it for the time being.

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Day 124 ~ tape the eyelids open

Day 124 ~ March 12th, 2018

Today’s Calendar Word: uptalk ~ a manner of speaking in which declarative sentences are uttered with rising intonation at the end, as if they were questions.

Today’s Calendar Quote:Hurt none by word or dee, be consistent in well-doing: be moderate in food, dwell in solitude and give yourselves to meditation- this is the advice of Buddhas.” — Buddha

I’ve been up early the last few days and I am feeling today! I love getting my workout done by breakfast so much, but I so bagged come the late afternoon. It is a struggle to not take a nap. I hope I get acclimated to this schedule quickly because I don’t like feeling exhausted.

I go pick up the puppy this evening and I can’t wait for my son to meet Bolt on Wednesday when he gets back. He will be so excited! I can already picture all the crazy wiggles and running back and forth haha


Day 120 ~ biggest “ahhhh” sigh

Day 120 ~ March 7th, 2018

Today’s Calendar Word: athleisure ~ a style of clothing worn as athletic apparel but also suitable casually.

Today’s Calendar Quote:A flower falls, even though we love it; and a weed grows, even though we do not love it.” — Dogen Zenji

A relaxing afternoon by myself!!!!

I worked out, listened to music, just zoned out on the couch, went and got puppy stuff this morning, and sorted through a bunch of the kiddos “piles”. I didn’t do much else because it was so wonderful to just not have to!

So not much to talk about today other than I just took it easy. I am already starting to feel sore from today’s lifting so I will probably do some yoga soon. Here’s hoping my upper body isn’t completely destroyed tomorrow! 🙂


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 116 ~ musical coffeepots… ?

Day 116 ~ March 3rd, 2018

Today’s Calendar Word: pother ~ a commotion or fuss.

I decided to start lifting weights for the time being. I was missing it more than I thought I was I guess. I’m continuing with the Combat HIIT, but finishing the program on Level 3 is less important now. I’ll try to treat it as more of a warm-up before I start lifting. The ab days in the HIIT program are awesome, but the rest is not doing it for me. I should’ve gone with Power Cardio I think. Oh well, maybe do that one next.

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Day 109 ~ creed addiction, willpower & goals

Day 109 ~ February 24th, 2018

Today’s Calendar Word: ambuscade ~ an ambush.

I didn’t get much sleep last night… I feel asleep after 2am and then I woke up at 6:30am and ended sort of dozing on the couch after that until my son woke up. It’s too damn cold to do much else in the morning when you’re sleepy. I thought about doing my workout, but I clearly couldn’t muster the motivation to start it then.


Day 99 ~ back on track

Day 99 ~ February 14th, 2018

Today’s Calendar Word: philophobia ~ a fear of love, falling in love.

Today’s Calendar Quote:Gamble everything for love,, if you are a true human being. If not, leave this gathering. Half-heartedness doesn’t reach into majesty.” — Rumi

The super cleaning and organizing continued into most of today. I got the floors vacuumed and washed, my son’s room cleaned up and re-arranged again, the laundry done, the dishes done, swapped out the old kitchen table for a small desk, got the rest of the paper notes on my desk cleaned off and got some more stuff done for the action/pronoun cards I’m making for my son.