Christmas With My Parents From AR

Christmas with my parents went just fine.  No talk about my weight, my home, or the smell of cat. Hmm?  It was a pleasant morning and early afternoon with my parents from AR today.  We had our Christmas.  I heard the story about my ottoman they had bought for me in September for Christmas not having legs added to the package, so I got to pick out an ottoman online from Target as a gift from my parents and I shall be getting it December 27.  This is the ottoman I will be getting https://www.target.com/p/shelton-tufted-top-storage-ottoman-threshold-153/-/A-15678552?preselect=16594074#.  I also looked at another ottoman, but I did not like the way the legs looked. https://www.target.com/p/lemoor-mid-century-ottoman-with-storage-project-62-153/-/A-52385042?preselect=52642784#.  So, as far as Christmas gifts are concerned, I have to wait for the ottoman.  That is okay.  It is yet the Christmas season.  I also got $50 to spend.  I have plans for the money, but until then, the money is going into my savings account and $10 is going to towards laundry next week.  It was a fair day with my parents.  We watched last years A Christmas Prince Netflix.  For dinner we had round steak/Salisbury steak, green bean casserole, and sour cream mashed potatoes.  My sister KLK did not make it, but she made some cookies for me.

Curb

I have gotten a call from my dad this afternoon and we are indeed getting together on Tuesday for our Christmas.  I wonder what my dad will bring up in conversation like he did before hanging up with me.  He talked about my weight again!  It is so discouraging and demeaning to me.  He did this to my mother while they were married and now, he is doing it to me!  I have kept my end of the bargain and have not called Dad since he got back from PA. It feels really good not calling my dad and now when he calls me, he can call me and be pleasant.  Not calling my dad is kind of hard, but I have been able to curb my calls for now.  We will have to wait and see what Tuesday’s “Christmas” visit will bring since it is not here yet.