Thursday, August 26, 2010

Small Successes Thursday, August 26th


It’s important for moms everyone to recognize that all the small successes in our days can add up to one big triumph. So on Thursday of each week, we do exactly that.

1. I cleaned the burners and drip pans on my stove. It took a combination of vinegar, baking soda, steel wool and elbow grease, and I felt like I should have been wearing a Hazmat suit while I did it. Yuck and major yuck. At least now I can put it off forever again.

2. As a result of #1, I had to give my sink a heavy-duty shine, FlyLady style. And I’ve kept up with doing a quick shine every day since.

3. I started jogging again after a 3-week hiatus. And when I had to skip Wednesday because the girls got up early, I went this morning to make up for it instead of catching a couple extra minutes of sleep like I usually do on Thursdays.

What were your small successes this week?


  1. Wow... Jogging... that is ambitious! I applaud you. I can barely get myself to do my Yoga like once a week even though I know it will help with childbirth... ugh. :)

  2. You are good girl! Cleaning and exercising are major accomplishments in our house!

    1. I followed my daily chore list everyday this week. I never have time to clean the whole house at once so I split up all the chores throughout the week and it makes cleaning so much more sucessful for me.

    2. Tried a new recipe, Shrimp Risotto. MMMMmmmm, so good. I love a new recipe that turns out delish!

    3. I worked on being more consistent with dicipline and my expectations with Charlotte. I feel like I am making progress with her. The last 3 weeks have been really hard to parent her. Major success for me!

  3. You had a really good week! I sooo would have opted for the sleep, kudos to you.