I’m feeling very much at a plateau. I haven’t been able to sit down and write because try as I might, I am idea-less. And I’m still without any idea what to write about. Don’t you just feel lucky now?
It’s hard to know where to start.
It’s hard to put words to this. It’s difficult to conscientiously avoid the trap that I can easily fall into of making something that isn’t about me, about me, in what’s a very human reaction to try and help, in some way, to connect. To make it better.
OK, today was abnormally productive, and I think I know why.
I will say that I have a renewed vigor for all that I’m doing — whether it’s the spring, or the nice weather, or the fact that the sun is generally visible, or because it’s not so darn cold all the time… who can tell?
Today, I have a little 3-year-old hanging out with me while his mom and dad work. He’s very personable and easy to entertain, so I’ve been cleaning while he’s playing and chatting with me. I’m working on our bedroom (which a normal person would call “The Master Bedroom” but we don’t really live in that kind of house.
I lamented my slow running time to my husband who suggested I do some different training routines.
“Ah,” I corrected him, “but I want to BE faster. I don’t want to GET faster.”
Today the weather is gorgeous. Finally some nice weather! Got the kids off to school, husband off to work, and the week begins. We had a lot of fun this weekend and it was a good balance of relaxing, enjoying the kids, and being productive. Read the rest of this entry
I was so excited last night, looking at the 10 day forecast for Pittsburgh. It promised sun and the kind of temperatures where we could actually open the windows! Of course I jokingly thought I’d wake up to a foot of snow, given the track record of the meteorologists this year.
So, illness happened. A second autism diagnosis happened. Spring Break happened. Easter happened.
And now it’s April. How’d that happen?
Yesterday, I did a bunch of grown up things I didn’t really want to do.
I’m sure every parent has heard this, right? I remember saying this to MY parents.
My daughter said this today. She told me that she can’t wait until she’s a grownup so she can do whatever she wants!