August1 Making funny noises with sound effects with Matthew on his DSi
August 2 Today is my Friday! Beers, kielbasa and no work tomorrow!
August 3 Nicole is here!
August 4 Lots of shopping getting cute clothes with Nicole
August 5 Quarriors with Pete, Amber and Darren
August 6 Pete hooked up my Blu Ray & I have Netflix in my room now. I will be cocooning there until he returns from vacation & starts cooking for me again
August 7 I went to the gym and did so may crunches my abdominal muscles cramped. By so many crunches I mean 3 reps of 10. But in all fairness those were 10 to the front and 10 to each side
August 8 Dinner with a dogsitting family and an early bedtime
August 9 Today was a hard day. But my boss wrote a paragraph of nice things in a reprimand email which ended with 2 stern sentences, and you guys....I held onto the good for the first time in 33 years. God bless therapy
August 10 Putting into action the lesson that while anger is easier in the moment it costs so much in the long run felt really good today
August 11 Naps and cable at a dogsitting house
August12 Early night and naps in the afternoon
August 13 Sleeping in my own bed always feels the best
August14 Therapy is great
August 15 Loads of free stuff (goooood stuff) from a friend who is moving and creating a Spice Girls cover group at work
August16 Meatloaf Muffins and Mario Kart
August 17 I'm soooo glad it's Friday
August18 Dancing with Pete & Angie
August 19 Dinner with Alexis
August20 Growth Tracks meetings are my favorite meetings
August 21 Girlfriends Night Out!
August22 Wine after work
August 23 Watching cartoons with Mattew
August24 Giggly wine induced fun with Pete & Amber then Quarriors with them and Darren
August25 Laughing with friends almost all day long
August26 I have the best roommate who carried my laundry up and down the stairs and didn't laugh when ingot stuck on the sofa thanks to a thrown out back
August27 Chiropractic care at its finest
August28 Dinner with Brenna & Sharen
August29 Recognizing triggers of PTSD & calling a friend to talk me off the ledge. Using coping mechanisms from 18 months of therapy.
August30 Friends offering to take me to lunch, free lunch at work and an early bedtime
August31 The beer fairy came to my office today