Monday, July 03, 2017

Rewards

We're back from vacation; it was a fantastic few days. Sun, sand, kayaking, family. Exploring local state parks, walking around downtown. I wish we could have stayed longer.

While we were in Rehoboth, Sir went into a candy store. I didn't know it at the time, but he bought a bunch of Swedish Fish.



When we got back home, he put them into the fridge and told me that I am not to eat them unless he personally gives them to me.

If I have been good, or he decides that I have earned it, he has given me a few. It is definitely a lesson in temptation - to NOT eat them on my own; to follow instruction.

The other night I earned my first fish, for being nice and baking my coworker a cake for his birthday (his kitchen is under construction, so no cake for him!)

Yesterday, I earned about 5 fish. I cleaned the living room while having an injured back. I pulled my back something terrible a couple of days ago, and our house was a wreck. There were things all over from vacation, things all over from my work trip, and just... things. So, I slowly and with breaks did the living room. Sir was happy, and I got fishies!

Today we've set the house to rights, thankfully, and can enjoy it.

4 comments:

  1. Hi Lea, this all sounds wonderful! Glad you had a wonderful vacation and congratulations on the rewards :) That would certainly be an exercise in resisting temptation! I hadn't heard of sweedish fish lollies, but I think we do have similar, though maybe not that shape. Chocolate fish though :)

    Hugs
    Roz

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    1. Pushed the button too fast lol. I meant to add I hope your back heals quickly.

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  2. I havent heard of swedish fish either but glad to know u're enjoying them. Also, dont overdo it till your back heals! Speedy recovery!

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  3. My back is finally more or less healed. I do love me those Swedish fish. They even make an ice flavor of it at Rita's (an italian ice shop)

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