I have achieved Day 2 of my no-complaining project! Yesterday was a victory! Bob fast-forwarded through commercials for me, to hep out 🙂 It turns out the “triggers” for the past three days had all been food / thirst related, so I am being more attentive about those things. So we’ll see how Day 2 goes! So far so good 🙂
My no-complain-project yesterday *almost* made it through a day! I was fine until the very end. I was fine through Game of Thrones. Then there was only watching Castle, and bed. It was all the food commercials during Castle which did me in, I finally complained about them 🙂 Yes we were on a DVR but I still had to see them while fast-forwarding. Today is a fresh start!
In terms of No Complaining – So far today is going smoothly! I even raced to get a special origami order of 100 peace doves to the post office by their 6pm cut-off and all the lights were green in my favor, and there was no line at all. The Peace Gods are with me today 🙂
I may go an entire day without complaining, and with a smile!
My no-complaint day had a minor hiccup midday but is going smoothly since then 🙂 At a lovely lunch with my family, I drank all my water. I asked the waitress for another one. And waited. And waited. I got fairly thirsty. So I asked my Dad if I could have his, since he wasn’t drinking his. Someone at the table commented, ‘hadn’t you asked for a fresh glass of water?’ And I said, “Yes, I asked a while ago, and she never brought it.” I realized that that sounded sort of grumpy so I added “not that I’m complaining” – but really, there was a hint of a whine in there :). So I will own up to that.
OK restarting my no-complaint day. Bob complained about my handwriting on a recipe and I complained back :). Still, I made it a while!
Starting a fresh day of no-complaining! Let’s see if I can make it through just this one day :). So far so good!
Bob just got home from golf, and already I’ve complained. Ah well, have to restart my no-complaining counter from now.
Starting fresh with a complaint-free day. So far doing well. Getting lots done. Of course Bob is off playing golf, does that help? 🙂
Trying a challenge. Do not complain for a month. You can constructively point out issues to work on – just avoid “whining” or sniping. Anyone want to try this with me? If you complain you reset your timer. So starting now 🙂
Reboot 22 Day 1 –
Well, it was the mess that did me in again. I was in the kitchen climbing past Bob’s amplifier and over the Dremel tool we were using to wire up my photos for my photo show, to get to my morning shake. I got in OK, but on the way out I tripped and banged my knee fairly hard. So first I let loose with some oaths, which I don’t count as complaining as that is “pain reaction”. But then I got into muttering about the mess, which is more in the complaining department :). It shows again, if we’d just keep the mess down, I wouldn’t be triggered by it.
And the mess *was* down only a few weeks ago when we had friends visit – so this is all new mess. Which I think is part of what frustrates me. No need for dremel tools and amplifiers in the kitchen!
So starting the counter again at day one 🙂