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What I love about autumn

Every year, around this time, I get really excited. It's almost time to bring out my Hallowe'en decorations! I'm starting to see pumpkins for sale as I drive down the road. And of course, pumpkin-flavored everything! Here are just a few of my favorite fall things: Spooky soaps and vampire antibacterial gel Pumpkin spice iced lattes Halloween jammie pants & a spider head band (which is actually Keira's) Decorating the front of the house Boots! 3/4's of my collection Pumpkin farm fun with goofy kids  

Letting Go

There are times that having a husband with ADD makes me want to beat him with a frying pan. Like when we have a blow-out fight, and mere minutes later, he has forgotten about it and asks if I want to go watch a movie. When in fact, I'm still stewing and want nothing to do with him. ;) But there are other times, I wish I had the ability to move on and forget as easily. Lately I've been looking at the internal issues that are causing me stress and wondering how much of them are truly things to worry about, and how many are just those things that I cannot control and need to let go. Like not being able to sleep because I'm worrying about a friend who is mad, or spending hours being sad that I'm not part of the 'in' crowd in my twins' club, or the fact that I can't lose 5 lbs since I can't run with a bone spur, or that someone I know was given a really (really, really) expensive gift, and all I got was this stupid kidney disease. I'm a new age-y s