[LMB] teamwork

Sara Kasper skasper at gmail.com
Wed Jun 26 16:09:06 BST 2019


Thank you for posting this - it made me think quite a bit and in rather
productive ways. I think we all need a reminder sometimes of what people in
our support systems mean to us and what we mean to other people.

~Sara

On Sun, Jun 23, 2019 at 6:59 PM M. Haller Yamada <thefabmadamem at yahoo.com>
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> This post reminds me of some of what we do around here.
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> https://www.exurbe.com/thoughts-on-a-bad-pain-day-and-how-teamwork-accumulates/
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> Jerrie
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> That post . . . and Jo's poem in the comments. What I need to hear this
> month!
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> I was just thinking about systems this morning. I'm not extremely
> depressed, but I think I suffer from a low-grade depression that keeps
> me from fulfilling my potential. Some mornings, having a system in
> place keeps me plodding one step at a time forward. "OK, I'm tired,
> but I need to make up some tea to take to work. X, Y, Z, OK, tea is done."
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> I don't know where I'd be without my support systems. I do what I can
> for the family (grocery shopping, making supper). My MIL takes care
> of my FIL (bathing, taking him for walks) as well as her gardening
> (less grocery shopping for me if we've got cukes and peppers). My
> husband takes care of the family business, and keeps that running.
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> I think we've all got problems, but we step in to fill in the sad spots.
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> If we all wind up with a crappy day at the same time, the whole
> thing may come crashing down. But no . . . I think it'd take a crappy
> month for all of us.
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> Expand that support system out -- all the thousands of people out there,
> building our cars, driving the truck that takes the groceries to the
> store,
> the farmers, the health care workers, the bureaucrats who keep the
> standards in place so we can trust our food, our homes and our cars . . . .
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> Really amazing. We need each other.
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> Micki
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