Pep-talk

What I have:

I have great kids (well most of the time)

I have great friends (only a phone call away)

I have great family (most of the time 8))

The in-laws are pretty great too

I have an open mind, I can accept what is given to me

I have faith that things will work out (even if it’s not “my” plan)

I have lots of junk food (keeps the kids busy)

I have an understanding of death that brings me peace

I have an acceptance of death (only because I have no choice)

I have pretty fast internet

I have a wonderful fantacy life that I can visit whenever I want

I have fantastic memories

I have loved and been loved

I have a warped sense of humor, I crack myself up at times

I have the ability to be responsible and act like a grwn-up (even if I don’t wanna)

I have lots of upper torso strenth (thanks to splitting wood)

I have very creative housekeeping skills (LOL)

I have the best excuse to be lazy and not get out of bed (although my kids don’t care)

I have hope

I have a nice ass (I may need that later)

I have people who care about me

I have the coolest angel watching over me (even if he tells me what to do)

See, I have no reason to wallow in self pity.  I’m gonna put on my big girl panties and kick some butt.  No more mopey and whiney.  (well, maybe…remind me tomorrow)

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14 responses to “Pep-talk

  1. Wow, I’m glad I found this blog. I don’t have as many kids as you do but I can really identify with lots of what you say!

  2. K, I didn’t realize that you just lost your man. Perhaps I can’t exactly identify then. I’m so sorry for your loss.

  3. Laura,
    You DO have a nice ASS! I hope your big girl pants are pretty enough for it! You are loved, cared about, and have so many people that are VERY proud to call you a friend. I’ve ALWAYS admired your mothering skills and your “creativeness” wink. Keep hanging in there. The sun will shine again.
    Love, Jen

  4. As a computer guy, this “I have pretty fast internet” is critically important.

  5. A great ass and a good excuse to be lazy are all a girl really needs to get by some days.

  6. You crack me up too! I liked the ‘fast internet connection’ -very important! 🙂
    Now just keep remembering those words! You are doing a great job.

  7. ‘atta girl!
    Don’t worry, we’ll remind you.
    so amazed by you.

  8. yeah, you totally rock squirt (guess the movie line)
    X

  9. Go Go Laura!!!

    (I love those days when I feel like I can actually FUNCTION!)

  10. Your strength and courage is amazing.

  11. You go girl! Kick ass and take names 🙂

  12. zenmommasgarden

    >>I have very creative housekeeping skills (LOL)>>

    You and me both! And I’ve got no excuse that would fly with the Fly Lady. Hah! In honor of our creativity, I would like to award you the “Who Needs Perfect Award.” Stop by my blog to pick it up.

    http://zenmommasgarden.blogspot.com/2008/01/so-not-perfect.html

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