Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Some days are good and difficult all at once. Kind of a rock-back-and-forth, up-and-down roller coaster. Fortunately, there were more "good" things than bad.
1. I love mornings when I get a good hour or so in a quiet house, all by myself. I love being around people, and I love talking/chatting/visiting, but on days when I can be by myself for a little bit, I have a better day overall.
2. I went on Post to get the ACS home vendor packet (finally) and wow... They practically want a sample of your blood!
3. However, I was able to chat with three people about different things and found out more places to do events and sell great products. :)
4. I really should have had a bigger lunch... My schedule is still so off-kilter that some days I lose all track of mealtimes. I eat when I'm hungry but sometimes I don't eat enough or I eat at the wrong times and it usually catches up to me in the evening.
5. For a job application, I had to take a typing test. Now, I took typing in high school as a freshman. Mom insisted (and thank goodness she did). I'm fast on the backspace, but I've never thought of myself as a particularly fast typist. That being said, apparently I remember more about touch typing than I thought. I thought I'd do well, but I was stunned to get 75 words per minute. Happy, happy...still on a high from that one.
6. My little G is in a tired/rotten/grumpy mood. Is this what I have to look forward to every day she's not 100% through her teen years?? I know what things were like with my Big G, but omigoodness this isn't going to be fun.
7. That being said, her concert last night was great and I love to see her face light up like that.
8. I also got to talk to my Mom today, which almost always makes me smile. I told her thank you for making me take that typing class.
9. My G got orders today, officially putting him on the manifest for next year. I'm trying to tell myself it's a different deployment. It's a different situation. It's shorter-- I can do this in my sleep because, after all, I've done 15 months. Cakewalk. (Remember the "denial" stage I mentioned in an earlier post?)
10. I'm determined to end this on a positive note. There are a few clouds in the sky and the temperature is cooler and wonderful. Chances of rain are improving, or so the weatherman says, so I am holding to that one thing that keeps me going most of my life: Hope.