Sunday, February 27, 2011


I promised Daughter that if she helped me get some things done around the house this afternoon, we'd go to a movie. She thought that was a wonderful idea. So she's been sleeping ever since we got home. I finally thanked her for saving me the money on tickets and food. I have to confess, though, that I'm not real motivated to do the work, either. I've done a few things in the kitchen, but there is still much to be done.
This is going to be a very busy week, to say the least. I'm going to have to get quite a bit done tomorrow while I'm alone at the church. Hopefully there won't be too many people dropping by. I need to follow up on several people struggling with health issues right now. We had our 4th Sunday meal today, and one of the women came over and expressed concerns about a woman who has been struggling with health issues and a heavy load as family caregiver for quite some time. I tried to go see her last week, but we couldn't find a time to go because of medical appointments. I'll see if I can schedule something for this week.
The newsletter is going out this week, and I have a number of articles to write for it. I also need to start preparing the Wednesday studies for Lent. We've had a lot of people sign up for the Wednesday studies, so I need to make sure that it is good so they'll want to be involved again next year.
I guess since I don't want to do the housework alone, and we aren't going to the movie, it would be a good time to get started on some of those newsletter articles....


maeve said...

Another mom here with s similar issue. We had a total meltdown last night with a girl who thought she should eat steak after doing nothing all day long. There was screaming and yelling and ugly posts on Facebook but I stood firm: I love you and I'm sorry you're feeling terrible. By this morning she'd settled down and is now doing her work. YIKES is my word for the month.

Reverend Mom said...

I like that. Yikes. I'm glad she turned it around within 24 hours. I wish Daughter would do that

maeve said...

She will. Just give her time and you'll know when she's ready. She's behind so she'll take a while longer. Thinking of you.

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