Update on things

I've been going outside to test my limits I can chop wood while seated move the wheel barrow full of branches weed for an hour or two I have modified my garden exercise to include squatting, lunges sitting on the ground and carrying moderate sized trees Dead dry fallen portions of trees Sitting in the…

Now we wait

I feel like if you don't teach children about life when they are young, they learn the realities when they are adults. ESR is 18 now and his previous actions have finally caught up to him. I think karma is giving him a view of the sentence he never received for beating the crap out…

When the boat is sinking, what will you do?

Well, there's the urge to panic which does nothing productive, chums the water (for my shark acquaintances) wastes energy and proves to yourself that you have finally "lost it" Scream "AAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH! THE BOAT IS SINKING!" Feel better? You're still sinking, you're starting to hyperventilate and need a drink of water. Surrounded by water you cannot…

Sleepy

So sleepy, that girly went straight to bed with no complaints. She never really does unless her teeth are bothering her in which case, I give her a hug and back to bed and she self soothes herself to sleep. There was gardening in our day, plus some boy posturing and angst from the eldest,…

I pushed

He does not enjoy homework. This is an understatement. I request lists of back homework from his 9th grade teachers. I get a two page line item pile of incomplete or F's Struggling, he pays attention in class. The medication is working He can focus now The minutia was swallowing him. The tall one humors…