The other night I was laying in bed, just processing the last couple weeks and thinking about things. We have had a lot of awesomeness going on, and it occurred to me that I had been neglecting to write about these things too much because I don’t want to “hex” anything. Then I realized that the Law of Attraction would assure these hexes happen if I kept thinking like that, so vowed to myself that I would not slip into this negative thought pattern.
So, I am writing this post partially to help me stay positive and keep my head in a good place, and partially to journal for myself – this is my blog after all!
One of the most exciting things happening right now is Poppy going to school a couple hours a week at a farm. He has been twice now, and really seems to be enjoying himself. Last week he spent a lot of time with the animals and his 1:1 teacher. This week he brought his table-top cotton candy maker and did a show and tell for the other students, giving them cotton candy to bring home. He also spent some time with the other students that were there at the same time, and played outside with one of them. If you have a kiddo with Autism and anxiety issues, you know what a big deal this can be!
Ivan is enjoying his permanent position with the company that he was working as a contractor for. He took us over there this past weekend so we could see his office and the inside of the building, since we had only been to the front door previously. Poppy and I are working on putting together some goodies for his desk, since he has nothing on it aside from his computers and work stuff. He needs pictures, maybe a plant, and some decorations.
Aside from spending quality time with my Poppy and Ivan (which is my favorite thing to do!), I have been enjoying spending time getting to know some new people here in San Diego. I joined a group for moms of kids with Autism, and I have really connected with a few of the women in the group. It is awesome to go grab lunch, or a coffee, and have some chat time. And, these women “get it” when it comes to some of the quirks of having a kiddo with ASD, so it is great to speak the same language!
I have also enjoyed getting to know people in the Lyme community. People that don’t think that Lyme exists in San Diego are wrong! I have met people that were bitten by ticks and infected right here in San Diego county! My LLND (Lyme doc) has meetings at her office, and I have to say, this is not a “boo-hoo I have Lyme” crowd. It has been overwhelmingly positive, and I think that a huge part of that is how my LLND is a positive person herself, and believes that thinking and staying positive is a big component to healing.
And speaking of healing, I am really enjoying the healing process right now. Things are going really well for all of us in that department. Yes, there are still days where we are herxing, but they are not as hellish as they have been in the past. I have had days where my mind is clear and I could remember things that I haven’t thought of in years. I am having more and more of these days, too, and it is amazing. I didn’t realize how much brain fog I had until I started having this clarity.
I am also excited to be learning new things. I have mentioned that I am studying essential oils more in-depth, and I am enjoying helping others find a path to wellness for themselves. A lot of you have been reading my blog for a long time, so you know my willingness to share what I have tried so I can help others. And, I love the friendships that have come from that.
So, that is my Thankful Thursday post for this week. If you read this far – thank YOU! I hope that you have some time to reflect on some things that you feel thankful for today.