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Start Strong, Finish Stronger or TGIF

I read this #mondaymotivation on Monday and felt completely discouraged. I’ve been in start strong, crawl over the finish line mode.
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I suppose pacing oneself is something to aim for, but it’s legislative session in Georgia and I have a 9 month old I’d rather be cuddling.
The only thing I like about that statement is that it has made me look at the week as a whole, and it has been pretty awesome.
Of course, whatever is so attractive in this bedside box, kept us up a few nights, but she is sleeping like an angel right now.

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My husband cooked some amazing meals. Salmon and steak on consecutive nights.

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I got to meet with an Armenia delegation of higher-ups from their national prosecutorial and law enforcement agencies. Talking about the difference and similarities in our systems fed my love of comparative law.

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And then what I thought would be a boring hotdogs dinner, got fun, fancy and foodie, when we added homemade (grandpa) chili sauce, homemade (husband) yogurt, carrot and pickles, and put them on homemade (me) Persian bread.

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Zoya has been super fun, learning something new each day. Yesterday when she didn’t want her diaper changed she suddenly burst out with na, na, na, na, na; which is exactly what her daddy tells her No. O boy

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She was much more accommodating when given hummus.
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She is starting this Friday strong.

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