Friday, July 10, 2009

note to self....get out of yourself

Today is to be awesome.....so let it be written, so let it be done!! I am hanging tough. Made good food choices and kicked butt walking this morning. I sweat my ASS OFF in this heat and humidity. Feels so good!

Even though yesterday was hard, and it was hard, I did not resort to food to deal. I cleaned! It worked wonders. It makes me feel so much better when things are neat and tidy. Plus it feels good to accompish something and see the results right away.

I also have been worried about my finances. I lost my part time income at the 1st of the year, and I was doing ok till my power bill more then double this summer and gas went up too. Anyway, good news! I got another P/T job. Taking care of an elderly man in his home a few days a week. It will be a geat P/T job. It won't make up for all the money I lost, but it totally will help me out. I love old people and the meaner they are the more I like them.....lol! They are usually so grateful for all you do for them.

Also, I am picking up my 3 year old grandson this evening for some swimming, a sleep over and then a movie tomorrow morning.

I really needed to get out of myself. When I am consume with self, I AM MISERABLE!!! (note to self...lol)

So have a great weekend, what ever you do......stick it out thru the tough times and you will be rewarded...........keep the mood and the food real

P.S. I just finished reading I Am The Mesenger by Markus Zusak......SO GOOD!!! I highly Recomend this sweet story.

10 comments:

  1. Great news on the new P/T job - am similarly worried about finances too. May have to seriously consider downsizing if no extra pay comes my way soon.

    I volunteer with the elderly and believe me, I get more out of them, than they get out of me - it is always a hoot! Mind you, they do want to feed you, round these parts, lol!

    Keep that chin up, you are doing brilliantly!

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  2. Keep on keeping on. You are doing great!

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  3. That "get out of yourself" is so good - thanks for the reminder! Glad you got a p/t job - as our electric bill triples in the summer, I can appreciate the need for mo' money!!!

    Hope you have a wonderful time with your grandson!

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  4. Helping seniors is a good thing and it well help with the finances for sure.

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  5. Good going! You know what works for you and do it.

    Congrats on finding the part-time job. That is so honorable. The elderly are wonderful, aren't they?

    Enjoy your grandson! =)

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  6. If you like 'em old and mean, I oughta introduce you to my dad, Horace.

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  7. Taking care of people is a humble, yet honest way to earn a living. And you really do earn EVERY cent of it!

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  8. You are so right, when you become consumed with yourself, you do become miserable! And I do that a lot! I'm glad you found a part time job and fun with your grandson tonight!

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  9. You are doing so well. I am so proud of you. Wish I could go to the movies too. Hope you have a great weekend!

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  10. Yay on the job. Bills going up are frickin' sucky. Totally felt that the last couple of months!

    I hope your friday was awesome the whole day. (sorry i came late)

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