Closed Thread
Thread Tools
Old 04-11-2003, 11:39 PM   #1  
**No Excuses**
Thread Starter
Aradia's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 62

Unhappy What do you do

What do you do when you have had a long day at work, and looking at an even longer one coming up? What do you do when your daughter thinks she is ruler of the roost, and she is only 5? What do you do when you have words with your future husband, and everything in the kitchen is calling your name? You go to bed, lol. Thats what I'm doing ladies. I hope everyone had a wonderful day. Mine could have been a **** of alot better, but I think I am going to end it before I make it worse. Hope to get to catch up some tomarrow. Take care all of you.
Aradia is offline  
Old 04-12-2003, 08:20 AM   #2  
Senior Member
ellis's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Canada
Posts: 15,006

Height: 5'-2"


You get out your "grateful book", and write down all the good things you can think of. Even if it's only one thing. Like being grateful for your lovely little 5 year old. Think of the postive and not the negative, and you can surely turn your frame of mind right around.
Hope you have a better day today!
ellis is offline  
Old 04-12-2003, 08:59 AM   #3  
Old Cackler
jiffypop's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2000
Location: northern New Jersey
Posts: 7,525


great choice, aradia... sometimes sleeping is REALLY the best and only solution. when i'm really stressed and heading for the kitchen, if i stop and think about it, i'm often too tired to cope with whatever is going on and sleep is the solution, not cookies or mac and cheese or whatever i'd been heading for...
jiffypop is offline  
Old 04-12-2003, 09:35 AM   #4  
Student of the Hoof
RavenToy's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Posts: 1,028


Yep, sleep can be the best medicine for me, too. A dark room, a peaceful CD, and sleep. Sometimes I just "quit." I tell my kids and my boyfriend that I've had enough, and I quit. Yeah, it's only for the night, but they respect that. Well, like they have a choice?
RavenToy is offline  
Old 04-12-2003, 09:45 AM   #5  
Come on Spring!
Ruthxxx's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 1999
Location: Delta, Ontario, CANADA
Posts: 26,840

S/C/G: 232/170/150

Height: 5'0" on a tall day


I used to go "on strike". They had whatever they could find for supper and I retired to the bedroom with a book. Things always seemed better the next day.
I hope today is better for you.
Ruthxxx is offline  
Old 04-12-2003, 01:45 PM   #6  
Senior Member
Lidian's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: Canada
Posts: 693


I agree with Ruth - but I lie on the couch in plain sight (because they are going to come and find me if I go in the bedroom!) and announce that mother dear is tired and exhausted, and then the girls generally can do a lot for themselves (my oldest is going on 10). I like to bring a few magazines or a Nancy Drew or my journal along to the couch, and a soft blanket to hide under. Rest really IS better than a snack!

Lidian is offline  
Old 04-15-2003, 09:47 PM   #7  
HW 195/CW 152/GW 125's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: PA
Posts: 90


Look at it is a positive day!
You have a job to have a bad day at
Be grateful that inside that little girl is a woman waiting to emerge, she is learning to be strong and assertive, 2 traits all sucessful women have!
You have a man in your life that loves you & that you are comfortable enough with to talk about the problems that crop up so they can be addressed.
The food....well be glad it is there & with the knowledge that you yourself are a strong woman that can resist any unhelathy snack, knowing you deserve to treat yourself to a healthy lifstyle! is offline  
Closed Thread

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
What do you do for wraps? cbmare Food Talk And Fabulous Finds 39 08-19-2008 07:39 PM
What do you do to feel sexy? mezmerize 100 lb. Club 15 10-16-2004 11:25 AM
what do you do and how do you do it? Sexy Bookworm 100 lb. Club 17 04-18-2004 03:01 PM
What do you do for SNACKS? aphrodeia Food Talk And Fabulous Finds 26 04-17-2004 11:42 PM
Move More - what do you do ?? Smiling Sal UK Fat Chicks 37 08-27-2002 09:06 AM

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:57 PM.

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.
Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.