So today was our first "official" class of The Munch Bunch....this has been a DREAM of mine for at least 5 years and to have it come to be is a bit overwhelming and a bit stressful. You see, I am a class A, number 1 PERFECTIONIST. Now, I may not always LOOK like I am (just come look at my office or the inside of my truck/mobile office) but I can tell you for sure that I am. It took me a LOOOONG time to figure out that my "procrastination" problem, in certain areas of my life, was due to the fear of not doing it perfectly.
I'm trying, trying, trying to just "let go" and appreciate and see the beauty in the entire process of starting a new program. Reminding myself that we WILL have bumps along the way, we WILL need to scrap some ideas, we WILL need a "plan B" and we MIGHT not reach every participant right away. I'm trying to "rewind" and "playback" the mom today who said "she's just never played with food like that before!" and experience her JOY in seeing her non-eating daughter interested in food....she saw the light at the end of the tunnel and THAT is what it's all about, right? We gave her HOPE.
So, even if I didn't cue my music just right and didn't follow my laminated agenda complete with times just perfectly....I WILL remind myself that I'm doing it. I'm making my dream a reality and by doing that I'm going to help a lot of non-eaters or picky eaters ENJOY food and BECOME eaters and they are really NOT going to care if I cued the music or followed the agenda in the process.
Remind me of this from time to time......:)