The great machine that was Thanksgiving has come and gone, we devoured it and it devoured us. My son returned to college for another 2 1/2 weeks and I emerged from the other side Grateful and worn out. Not much in the mood to cook as I was in food production for most of last week. Exhausted but happy though. All the things that I wanted, I got. Watching my family be together and enjoy one another,
As prep for Christmas begins, I am in a really good place once again. I have made efforts not only to prepare for the craziness of the onslaught of Christmas like creating the Christmas cards and doing the majority of my shopping before Thanksgiving, but I have also been taking care of myself in big ways, both mentally and physically.
I am researching the cost and care for my hormonal imbalances. There are many of us are here in this place, but I can no longer stand back and wait for someone to tell me the answer. I need to actively seek it for myself. And I have an appointment to test and discuss options.
I’ve also made a return appointment with my therapist which I’m so relieved and excited about. She took a full-time job a year and a half ago and I assumed she couldn’t take me back. But when I asked, she said yes. We’ll be getting back together, albeit virtually.
And lastly, I have enrolled in a financial education course that I feel is going to take me to a whole new level when it comes to not only being in charge of my finances, but also can lead me to understanding investments. I have felt like a victim to my debt all of my life and overwhelmed by how to handle them but I have decided I need to turn that story on its head. I need the peace of mind and confidence that only I can give myself around this area.
I have a wealth of spirit, of hope, and of love. I want to be able to feel this feeling everywhere in my life including in my finances.
Christmas creativity is in full swing. There are ornaments to be made and presents to wrap and a tree to decorate. So onward we go into a brave and unknown holiday and future. Together.
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