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Having a moody day
alaska_mommy posted:
I am surprised at how different my mood is today from yesterday. Yesterday I was upbeat, hopeful, excited for the future, and industrious. Today I just crashed I guess! I was exhausted from the time I got up. I had a 3 hour nap and I am still tired! Ugh! All day I just wanted to crawl back in bed where I belonged. I was snippy at my husband and I think he's still kinda mad at me. He's not home at the moment, worked late tonight. We do need the money but I wonder if he wants to stay away today? I don't blame him if he does.
Anyway I guess when you have a lot of good days in a row it's still surprising when you have a bad one! I have been on auto-pilot today and I feel a little bad for my son. But he is such a forgiving kid. I yelled at him a little and he still was trying to be cute and make me smile. Now I know that's partly from a 2 year old manipulative point of view, lol, you know, I'm too cute to punish me! But I'm glad my irritability didn't phase him.
BeHapppy118 responded:
Hello Alaska Mommy,

I hope that you feel better tommorow, (today?!) lol I'm glad that you had some good days but I guess there is always that time where you just crumble back down again. That three hour nap sounds good! I hate that, when you go to sleep tired and then you think that resting is going to help, but then you just wake up even more tired..

Anyway, thanks for sharing!
So, this is my life. And I want you to know that I am both happy and sad and I'm still trying to figure out how that could be.
- Stephen Chbosky
Demons2011 responded:
A-Mom - actually sounds kind of normal. I don't think anyone has happy days every day. Some times we get up grumpy. Some times in the middle. Sounds like a great run of days, glad you had them.
alaska_mommy replied to Demons2011's response:
D, yes you're right, I think maybe I expect too much out of myself. Well that and my husband seemed to take it so personally, and he said it sort of threw him for a loop why I'd be so great one day and so not the next. Oh well. He doesn't understand me sometimes and that's ok. That's why I have you guys! Hehe.
BeHappy, thank you, today is some better. I stayed up too late last night (1:30am) even though I knew I should have gone to bed, I just didn't want to. And I'm really not as tired today as I was yesterday so sometimes I think it doesn't really matter how much sleep I do or don't get.
chez1 replied to alaska_mommy's response:
Hi a-mom
just want to put my tuppence worth in - don't worry about the off days, you are doing so well and everyone is so proud of you. Keep going with whatever it is that you are doing, and on the not so good days, let us help you through them
sending you hugs to wrap round you and the wee fella
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily....... Zig Ziglar
alaska_mommy replied to chez1's response:
Chez, thanks so much. I hope you are doing ok yourself, sounds like you're hanging in there! Which is good!
I appreciate the hugs very much, and send some back to you.
niteflier replied to alaska_mommy's response:
Hey AK Mommy, i believe all that has been said previously covers (got to admin the cutes 2 yr old can put on quite the grin...I do not have children, but when i am down and walking about town if i see a child smile, stare inquisitively at a makes my day that much better.
I hope you have a better day tomorrow. kudos to your child for making you smile

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