I have made a conscious decision to be more positive in my life. Life is markedly better with a positive attitude, in my humble opinion 🙂 There is so much negativity in the world and I am a firm believer in the power of mind of matter when it comes to attitude. Now this new attitude of mine does not mean that I won’t break down in tears if we don’t get pregnant this month-I am not Superwoman, infertility is still painful-but I will try to limit my negative thoughts about life in general.
Having a job that I love definitely makes it easier to be more positive. I have seriously not ever been this happy at a real job. I love talking to soldiers and helping them with resumes, job searching and figuring out what they want to do after they get out of the Army. So many of them sell themselves short but today I convinced one not to do that. H came in wanting to look for jobs and start a resumes but he had no idea what kind of work he wanted to do. After talking with him for over 2 hours he decided to not settle for a crappy paying job; instead he decided to apply to college and major in civil engineering 🙂 THAT IS HUGE!!! We looked at a college curriculum for the program as well as looked at some job announcements and it turns out that he is great at math and would love to do that line of work. It is so nice to make a difference everyday. Yesterday I spent 2 hours with a retiree-job searching and writing his resume. He said that retiring from the military is the most stressful thing he’s ever done b/c the military is all he’s ever known. He thanked me several times for spending time with him to prepare for his future. LOVE MY JOB!
Today I get to start peeing on sticks again to figure out my ovulation. I might even try charting my BBT but that means I will have to get a thermometer b/c I cannot find ours. yeah, I lose thermometers every time we move. Hopefully I will ovulate and get knocked up this month so that we don’t have to worry about Tricare, IVF and travelling to Ft. Bragg.
The hubby and I have decided to try and do something fun at least every other weekend so that we can enjoy our time here. This weekend we are going fishing and maybe even going to Avery Island, the home of Tabsaco Sauce. It’s about a 3 hr drive so we have to figure out something to do with our dogs if we go-10+ hrs is too long to leave them cooped up in the apartment. Maybe next weekend I can talk him into going back Natchitoches so I can tour the plantation homes. Since we have at least 9 more months here we figure that we ought to at least try to enjoy it.
Ok, back to work. Lunch is over and am STILL hungry 😦