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    My heart daughter believes (believed?) in self...

    My heart daughter believes (believed?) in self made people. At one point she owned a twelve year old car and two trash bags of clothing and books. The car was also her house. She was too stubborn...
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    Didn’t get anything done over the weekend, but...

    Didn’t get anything done over the weekend, but back to yoga this morning.
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    ANM, yes, ideally as a renter you call the...

    ANM,

    yes, ideally as a renter you call the landlord when something breaks and he fixes it.

    practically - as a young woman renting one of the two notably worst places in a nice neighborhood,...
  4. Forever. I hold people responsible forever. ...

    Forever. I hold people responsible forever. Because no matter what you may have done to render yourself incapable of making intelligent decisions, you are still responsible for your behavior.
    ...
  5. Ok, at six the kid is only minimally able to make...

    Ok, at six the kid is only minimally able to make those decision about clothing. Hopefully the parent is involving her - to both help her learn to make good decisions and to respect her preferences,...
  6. How old is the kid?

    How old is the kid?
  7. Does she do that to her kid, or to other adults?...

    Does she do that to her kid, or to other adults?

    i’m pretty sure if you do that to other adults, it’s called “theft”. If you do it to your kid, (or other family members) imho, it’s called...
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    “Baking”

    Mil brought me a bunch of box tops for my school - which was nice.

    she said “I have so many of them because I bake a lot.” (By which she means “make a lot of box mix cakes”)

    i thought, but did...
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    I’m with Robert Reich on the corporations (“i’ll...

    I’m with Robert Reich on the corporations (“i’ll Believe corporations are people when Texas executes one”)

    i’m bad at boycotts, because I don’t shop enough to matter. Usually the places I would...
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    My daughter is renting a house with a roomate. ...

    My daughter is renting a house with a roomate. It is an interesting experience for her and also for me to watch. They have similar educations, jobs, and income. Dd struggles to understand her...
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    Today wasn’t good because my inlaws are here. No...

    Today wasn’t good because my inlaws are here. No exercise. Dinner wasn’t bad. Wearing my brace.

    I hope your pain eased up over the day.
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    H SiouzQ, how is the eating going? How are...

    H SiouzQ,

    how is the eating going? How are you feeling today?

    i did yoga yesterday morning. I’ve started iron for anemia (doctor’s orders), and i’ve been wearing an elbow brace for...
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    Great day at work. House is a mess. along with...

    Great day at work. House is a mess.

    along with the usual mess and the additional “accumulation by Friday”, Dh has just started putting facings on the ceiling beams which involves moving furniture,...
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    SiouzQ, i don’t know how you keep going. You...

    SiouzQ,

    i don’t know how you keep going. You are doing well. Keep being kind to yourself.

    i swam 1200 yards tonight.
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    Good news - doctors office called with my results...

    Good news - doctors office called with my results and I have significant anemia. I’m supposed to pick up a prescription iron supplement on the way home today (I could also do this over the counter,...
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    Short version - physically tired, feeling...

    Short version - physically tired, feeling stressed, wishing I had skipped the wine and gotten some work done last night.

    struggling to get started this morning and already feeling anxious about...
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    Rest, heal, and advice that is easier for me to...

    Rest, heal, and advice that is easier for me to give than to take - treat yourself the way you would treat one of your children.

    change takes time - you are a bonzai, not a topiary.
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    And I called roll today. And when I called my...

    And I called roll today. And when I called my “missing tool” student, someone said “she went to public school.” And I drew a line through her name without missing a beat.

    the non reader is...
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    An easy walk us good too. And I don’t see...

    An easy walk us good too. And I don’t see anything wrong with a little wine now and then, you will keep up with your plan better if you stick to moderation.

    i did yoga this morning.
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    Swam this evening. good choice on the walk!

    Swam this evening.

    good choice on the walk!
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    Yes, usually it’s “try to do too many things,...

    Yes, usually it’s “try to do too many things, work until the last minute, cover whatever needs to be covered, leave behind dirty tools and come back to the house with clay under my nails.”

    that...
  22. Those 15 minuteses count! did my 5 rounding up...

    Those 15 minuteses count!

    did my 5 rounding up recycling in the pottery studio today.
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    Worked on pottery today. Did not make the kind...

    Worked on pottery today. Did not make the kind of progress I wanted, but made some discoveries (learned some things) and wrote them down. This is also progress.
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    Well, the easing is definitely over. spent a...

    Well, the easing is definitely over.

    spent a good chunk of time in the pottery studio today, and left my work surface clean - which I tend to not do.

    subbing for the other art teacher three...
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    SiouzQ, how are you feeling today? i did yoga...

    SiouzQ, how are you feeling today?

    i did yoga this morning.

    dh made a green bean and potato curry for dinner.
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