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Forums / Staying well / Small achievement you managed to do today....How did it make you feel? Did it help you feel better today?

Topic: Small achievement you managed to do today....How did it make you feel? Did it help you feel better today?

  1. Shelll
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    12 August 2021 in reply to Emo
    I read what you wrote on some other threads Emo. My heart was so concerned for you. And feeling for you. I am so happy for you that you made a choice to make that call. Good on you Emo!
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  2. topsy_
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    12 August 2021 in reply to Ggrand

    Congratulations Grandy! Well done!

    I have my second jab this coming Saturday.

    It was so lovely & sunny here today, it lifts my spirits when it’s sunny. In an effort to stop sitting on the lounge all day everyday, I did some vacuuming. Not a lot, but I feel good that I’ve done some. You can sure see where I’ve done! Even that is encouraging.

    Cheers for now, T.

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  3. wail
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    12 August 2021 in reply to topsy_
    I got off the lounge and found the shower- again we are out off soap!!
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  4. topsy_
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    14 August 2021 in reply to wail
    I had my 2nd jab today. That earnt me a well deserved nanny-nap lol.
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  5. Ggrand
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    15 August 2021 in reply to topsy_

    Hello everyone...

    Congratulations Topsy....Well done...

    Wail...well done to you as well...Sometimes I will spend days and nights on the lounge....I hope you manage to get some soap...if not a nice warm rinse is refreshing as well....

    I am out on my front veranda just relaxing in the beautiful sun...I did sweep my floors this morning and done some washing...I think that’s about my achievements for today...

    Remember everyone...small achievements open the way for bigger achievements....

    Hugs everyone...🤗

    Grandy..

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  6. Sleepy21
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    15 August 2021 in reply to Ggrand

    hi all

    today i made my bed,

    self critic is telling me its not as nice as othr ppl make it

    but it looks fine

    i mismatched some spotted linen from kmart with some really nice from adairs that i got second hand

    it looks nice

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  7. Ezzi
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    16 August 2021 in reply to Sleepy21

    Hello. Yesterday (sunday) made my bed.

    Washed, dried and put away dishes in their proper places.

    Cleaned kitchen sink all. sparkling clean. That's the best i could do.

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    16 August 2021 in reply to Ggrand

    Hi Grandy 👩‍❤️‍👩 and everyone 😊

    Had a bit of a read back. You've all done very well.

    It's so hard to do when beasty (depression) or poor mh have a hold so I really hope you all allow yourself to feel good. Win to the good people 👍

    I'm working on getting more weight off, lost 17 + so far.

    Ate half the choccy bickies I habit often daily. Felt so proud and same today.

    Last couple days we got stuck into unpacking. Feels fantastic.

    Sleepy hi lovey. You know how the inner critic says the beds not as good as others. It's a bully. Don't accept that thought. You can tell beasty it's better than being unmade and that you're happy with it ☺

    Great thread beautiful Grandy Floss 🤗👩‍❤️‍👩💜

    I'm finding very gently pushing through "no I don't want to" and doing as you say Grandz is the beginning to bigger things. I'm not most of the time settling for no now days. Woot 🎈🎉🤹‍♂️

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  9. Ezzi
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    18 August 2021 in reply to demonblaster

    Yesterday (Tuesday) made my bed.

    Par boiled lots of veggies, packed into snap bags after it was cool and put into my tiny fridge/freezer.

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  10. Sleepy21
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    18 August 2021 in reply to Ezzi

    thanks Deebi, my bed is good enough :)

    much love to you.

    Well done Ezzi, having stuff packed up to go is an enormous self-care triumph! Love it.

    Today i went for a walk around the park. It was an interesting sensation as I have social anxiety. Well done me!

    I also made myself a nice makeshift dinner with fish, which is good for my brain and mood.

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  11. quirkywords
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    18 August 2021 in reply to Sleepy21
    I didnt apologize when someone over reacted to a reasonable comment. The old me would have cried and begged forgiveness.
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  12. Ggrand
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    19 August 2021 in reply to quirkywords

    Hello everyone....🤗..

    I love reading all your achievements..they are all so inspiring and helping so many people to get that tiny ounce of motivation to achieve something...

    Well done Deebi, 17 kilos...that’s a huge achievement over time...small achievements can become a great big achievement when they are blended together...

    Sleepy well done going for a walk around the park...as hard as I try I just cannot myself to be outside walking alone...I wish I could..but it’s really frightening for me to be walking alone..,,

    Quirky...Wow, that must have been so hard for you to do..I know like me..you apologise for things you don’t do wrong...very hard habit to break...so very well done....

    I mowed my lawn yesterday..it took 3 half hours in between completing it all....Today I needed to rest..as my body isn’t getting any younger...seems it just wants to grow old and sore....

    Kind thoughts everyone...

    You’re all amazing people...

    Grandy...

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  13. Ezzi
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    20 August 2021 in reply to Ggrand

    Hello Sleepy. Awesome job to give yourself some commendation after you had walked around the park. Love the way you had made yourself a makeshift dinner. Oftentimes they are the best meals! Yesterday, *(sorry I always seem to be a day behind when posting)* did some clothes washing, hung on clothesline, all dry and folded. Made bed. Cleaned toilet/bathroom/laundry all fresh sparkling clean. Took in wheelie bins. Was a huge of an effort on my part yet a satisfied what had been accomplished. Take care

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  14. Sleepy21
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    20 August 2021 in reply to Ezzi

    thanks Ezzi - re what yuo noted on the coping with covid forum, i have had a really hard time for a long time, and am working on staying well, loving the little wins, and sharing them with u here

    i thought of you the other day when i packed up some vegetables in a little bag and took them with me to snack on - huge achievement of organisation etc!!

    well done on cleaning ur bathroom!!!

    today i cleaned the bathroom tiles with vinegar and i was so pleased with how clean they came up, i mopped and it didn't look great, so i went over it again with watr, vinegar and a micro fibre clothe. It was really satisfying, and looks shiney, which makes me proud!!

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  15. ecomama
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    21 August 2021 in reply to Sleepy21

    Wow cleaning your bathrooms, power on ladies!

    I did our food shopping early this morning.
    P.son went in first to do his shopping.
    When he came out, then I could go in to our family shopping.

    Loved that there were some great bargains on food my kids love to eat lol.

    EMxxxx

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  16. topsy_
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    21 August 2021 in reply to ecomama
    My achievement for the day - I cooked biscuits, 43 of them! They are yummy & they’re already half gone lol.
  17. Ezzi
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    22 August 2021 in reply to topsy_

    Dear topsy. Those biscuits you had baked sounds so you. My mouth is watering just reading about it. My achievement for Saturday was i didn't watch or hear any news It felt so wonderful to get away from that negativity that's going on. Focused on looking on good postive things and in turn i felt a whole lot better within myself. Take care Everyone

  18. Ezzi
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    24 August 2021 in reply to Ezzi

    Dear Grandy

    A wonderful thread to motivate oneself.

    Thank you regards

  19. Guest9337
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    29 August 2021 in reply to Ezzi

    G'day All, my "small" achievement today was to arise at about 7 am, feeling fully refreshed.

    Some call that a small achievement which is why I present it here, but truly it is a monumentally wonderful achievement for a person whose sleep hygiene is as mine is.

  20. Ggrand
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    6 September 2021 in reply to Guest9337

    Hello everyone...

    Thank you Ezzi, I am pleased this thread helps to motivate you and others here...

    Today I got so sick of looking at my garden filled with more weeds then plants and flowers...Although weeds are okay..but not in my garden...

    So today I spent a long time sorting out the weeds, from my plants and took them all out...(well most of them)..then turned the soil around a bit with a small spade...

    Now my garden looks quite beautiful with the daisies, irises, peter pans and a gorgeous big white Lillie’s all blooming with lovely colours...

    My back hurts, my legs hurt but my eyes are so happy now..

    Was it worth it?....It sure was.. 💐 🌸🌺🌹..

    Kind thoughts beautiful people..

    Grandy..

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