Friday, July 19, 2013

I think I did good

Well again it is Friday and I am off.  I must admit it is nice only working four days a week.  Even though I must push harder to have all my work done in four days.

 Yesterday I was quite upset.  Talking with my daughter, she made a comment that really hurt.  I am trying to keep in mind that she at times gets very stressful, especially with the wedding.  Anyhow, I held onto that feeling.  With that feeling I wanted so much to eat but I didn’t.  Spoke to her again late last night and things are somewhat better.  I know at times we all say things not meaning to hurt another but it does happen.  It is just at these times I feel I try to do as much as possible for them and they just don’t care.  Then I also try to reminisce about times with my own Mom.  Wishing that things that I said I could take it all back.  I know that this is a new phase of my life that I need still to adjust, meaning that they are on their own.  The relationship between me and my daughter is good, but kind of wish it was better.  She is one tough cookie to deal with at times.  Then that is the way she is, lump or like it.

One piece of good news that I am excited about, is that I picked up my dress for the wedding.  The dress is so pretty.  I can hardly wait to get it altered and fitted just right.  I just hope I can pull it off wearing it.  Below is a picture of it, only thing is that mine is a cranberry color.   The wedding is in October.  A complete fall theme.

Unfortunately last night there was no TOPS meeting because of the heat.  Our meeting place is at an older church parish hall and there is no air-conditioner. Plus being closed up, well the heat is intense.  So I was unable to get weighed in.  I will just have to wait until next Thursday.

Oh and next week I will be going to Delaware with my dear girlfriend’s shore home.  I am looking so forward to going away.  I know I will have a great time.  She is so much fun and just enjoy being in her company.  I just pray that the weather is nice. 

Well I finished cleaning up the kitchen and need to move on.
 Tonight I will be meeting with my daughter at the bridal shop.  Her dress has come in and she is going to check it all out.   Time is ticking and the wedding will be here shortly.
 Oh and before I forget, I did a little reading about grain free on Gwen’s blog.  I still want to read some more.  Hopefully maybe I will get some time after the bridal shop. 
 I am still using the visual about me being in a circle eating like crazy as I am also outside the circle watching all of this.  So far it is helping me NOT to eat out of emotion.  I read today in Holly’s blog about when a situation comes up to do a 180 turn reaction.  I am going to try to remember this also.  All these great tips I am trying to hold onto.  Anything and everything helps.  These people and God are guiding me, which I am grateful.

Until later…..


  1. Hi Anna, I would love to have Friday's off! That's a nice dress and I bet it is beautiful in cranberry, and with the fall colors...

    Sorry about the comment you received. Like you said, your daughter may be stressed and not as in control of what she says. I love my mom as we have a great relationship. We had a fight once and I didn't speak to her for a year. It was strange, because that is not the kind of relationship we have. It reminds me to not take for granted our relationship and be mindful of what we say even to family. You can't take something back, when it is out there, it's out there.

    Have a great weekend.

  2. I'm sorry to hear that you had a little disagreement with you daughter. I can tell you this, when I am having an argument with my mom, I sometimes say hurtful things, and there is nothing I regret more than causing my mom pain. I'll be praying for you and your daughters relationship. My mom had a HORRIBLE relationship when I was younger, and now she is my best friend.

    That dress is stunning, and you are going to look stunning in it! I hope you have an excellent weekend, you're doing great!

  3. Aww, I am sorry to hear that your daughter said something hurtful to you. I hate to admit but I have said hurtful things when I have been stressed too and then apologize as I feel guilty! I hope things are better as time goes on. Sometimes when people are close they hurt each other without meaning to.

    The dress is really lovely! Have a restful weekend!

  4. I'm sure it's just the stress of the wedding and all will smooth over soon. The dress is gorgeous! :)