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Re: that's good news

Posted by Acheick on December 26, 2002 at 22:21:50

In Reply to: Re: that's good news posted by jo on December 26, 2002 at 18:17:07:

hey, Jo - about the same as yours, up and down. But that's life, isn't it? I have to focus on the good things or I could get real depressed, in fact, I will get real depressed. I have to realize that no one has the ideal life, even when it looks that way. We actually had a very nice Christmas day. I was very impressed with my family. when they were smaller, there was so much bickering and fighting going on, I could hardly enjoy anything. This year I thought, whatever, I'm not going to get stressed out over gifts and stuff, or anything, just let it happen. turns out, everyone was an angel, even though they only got one $20 gift and a few from their friends or co-workers, and that was it, but not a soul complained and they were all in a jovial mood. We sat around Christmas dinner nad laughed and joked and that's what it's all about, I think.

Even my hubby had a good time (he's not the father of any of them - except the little one), and that was a milestone. So, time does have a way of working things out and making them better, even if sometimes painfully slow.