Then around three or so I realized dh would be home soon. And wow. I was so worried about messing up and having to do "Day 1- take 5" that I was near tears. I called out to my girls on twitter and was met with the most enlightening tweet ever. (In my experience, anyway)
Krista of Typical Ramblings had this to say:
Day one doesn't have to be perfect. Mine wasn't - but it makes you aware of what you need to work on. And day one is cumulative for the 40 days so you get lots more chances to practice.
I can't thank her enough for reminding me that this is a matter of baby steps. One day at a time. Progress- Not perfection.
And then dh came home....
Just kidding! Actually the rest of the day went well. I asked if he would be ok watching kids while I went to Staples with my bff and he did. I came home later than either one of us expected me to. oops... And when I apologized I meant it. And he said it was ok??? Who is this man and what has he done with my husband? Whoever he is- I like him.
Twice today I thought I might say something negative but I took a deep breath and made sure I was calm before I said anything.
Do I think I'm cured of saying negative things? No. Do I think I could say fewer negative things than I have been? Heck yeah! And I will need to work at it every day for some time. But that's ok. Progress. Not perfection. Thanksagain, Krista!
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