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Saturday, December 15th, 2007
12:05 am
My life is so good. I have so much and so many opportunities. I am grateful for my wonderful partner, the chance to go back to school, my warm home, good friends, my sweet kitty, sobriety... I can't begin to list all the things in my life for which I give thanks each and every day.

Current Mood: content
Wednesday, September 12th, 2007
3:43 pm
I'm breathing life into a new project
which perhaps will take on a life of its own once enough people touch upon it.
If this is unwelcome, please accept my apologies.

i_thank_you - a community of gratitude

Be well!
Thursday, August 30th, 2007
3:42 pm
September Grats
So it's almost Sept. 1. I usually think of the end of January and February as the times of big changes in my life. But it seems that this time is as well (maybe it's just every 6 months...)

For years I worked seasonal jobs, teaching at outoor centers, and so changed where I lived and where I worked almost annually. Then I moved to DC and got a job as a contractor. So the trend continued, with annual layoffs.

(Crosses fingers) but it seems that things have finally settled down. So, as of September, 2007, I am thankful for:

6 years living in the same apartment.
4 1/2 years with pinkdomme(she was a February change).
3 years at the same job.
2 years with clonetwin.

For all of this, and the stability of it, I am truely thankful.

Current Mood: thankful
Wednesday, August 1st, 2007
10:47 am

--I am grateful I have gone 1 month migraine-free. After starting new meds, 30 days migraine-free! Yay!!!
--I am grateful I've had time to chll out this morning at work.
--I am grateful to have loving people in my life who support me whether I'm up or down.
--I am grateful for my health and that of my families'.
--I am grateful for a nice cozy home.
--I am grateful that there's only 45 more days of nasty summer weather and soon it will cool down.
--I am grateful for new friends and connections.
--I am grateful for living near the Metro so my commute is bearable (and often relaxing).

Friday, July 27th, 2007
4:49 pm
Better Late Than Never
Better Late than Never

Today I am thankful for: a very busy day that flew by, BLT wrap for lunch, great friends and family, giggles with co-workers, projects done a week early, pillow talks with my sweetie

Today I am thankful that: God loves me and gives me favor, I am getting stronger and stronger everyday, I am getting better and better everday, I get to watch 3 Joyce Meyers episodes today, I got 4 new stretches/exercises from the PT today, I have not been agitated or frustrated since Monday

My favorite part of yesterday was: hanging out with Sparky

God blessed me by: not letting the car in front of us cause an accident by pulling out in front of traffic on the way to work. By letting me stay really busy today. Letting the new meds work like a charm.

Current Mood: hyper
Thursday, July 26th, 2007
8:36 am

Where does the time go? This week is flying by that's for sure.

Today I am thankful for coffee, time to do exercises this morning, time for a lot of crocheting last night, a great new afghan pattern, opportunities to be a blessing to someone else, strawberry shorcake, opportunities to move up at work

Today I am thankful that I have a lot to do at work, I am learning daily how to rely on God, I have the opportunity to overcome challenges, my back is getting better and better, God loves me today, God is working in my life right now, I have the favor of God in my life today

My favorite part of yesterday was watching Damages on the FX channel the pilot was awesome and really surprised me so I can't wait to see how this is going to play as each new episode unfolds

Current Mood: optimistic
Tuesday, July 24th, 2007
8:29 am

Today I am thankful for a good physical therapy session yesterday, a new day

Today I am thankful that it's not yesterday, I had a good night's sleep and am ready to deal with what comes my way today, my back feels better

My favorite part of yesterday was going home

Current Mood: anxious
Monday, July 23rd, 2007
8:35 am
Thankful Today

Looks like I got a little behind last week ooopppsss. Today is a new day and there is so much to be thankful for.

Today I am thankful for a wonderful wife who made my lunch this morning, a great nap yesterday afternoon, a friend who after waiting patiently finally was able to get a car, that same friend having a great prospect of a job, another friend getting a job and a new place to live, Sparky and our music (which means we get to have lots of fun hanging out)

Today I am thankful that after getting the new cable box we finally got it hooked up right and were able to watch tv, I finished reading the book group book a whole week early, the physical therapy stretches are really helping my back, we got to watch the rest of 24 season 5 and now we get to start season 6, we have the opportunity to help a friend by offer a storage space and roof overhead for a few days

My favorite part of yesterday was having brunch with Alverna at Rugger's. We had a wonderful time with great conversation, great company, and great food.

Current Mood: thankful
Thursday, July 19th, 2007
8:39 am
July 19th

Today I am thankful for my family doctor who is finally going to get my back in shape, afternoon's to relax and rest my back, for kitty cuddles before work

Today I am thankful that I start physical therapy, I woke up on my own feeling rested and refreshed, the tornado was only actually a funnle cloud and didn't actually touch down, I got to talk to my nephew on the phone last night, that I saw Miah walking and was able to give her a ride to work

My favorite part of yesterday was sitting in my comfy chaise lounge yesterday afternoon to rest my back and getting to crochet

Current Mood: loved
Wednesday, July 18th, 2007
8:23 am
July 18

Today I am thankful for extra time before work, getting to sleep in again, peace of mind, nourishment, my faith in God, crochet time

Today I am thankful that I am a child of God, God gives me strength to keep on keeping on through the back pain, God loves me no matter what the circumstance, Aud made breakfast and let me sleep in, that I was funny when she was waking me up and made her smile, Aud got in touch with an old friend and talked to him on the phone last night it made her very happy

My favorite part of yesterday was getting all the units done at work it was a feeling of a job well done.

Current Mood: accomplished
Tuesday, July 17th, 2007
8:15 am
July 17th

Today I am thankful for: a loving wife who let me sleep in while she made breakfast, a good night's sleep despite the back pain, time to crochet, dinner at Ruggers

Today I am thankful that: it stopped raining long enough for me to get from my car into work, we are getting some well needed rain,

My favorite part of yesterday was: watching Joyce Meyers over my lunch hour, her guest was Joel Osteen and it was my two favorite people on the same show

Current Mood: awake
Monday, July 16th, 2007
9:59 pm
life is good
grateful for:

2+ weeks no migraines
connection with the transcendent (best way I can think to phrase it right now)
a decluttered dining room table
the internets to satisfy my bizarre curiosities (see fake hair post earlier today)
Hitachi Magic Wand
sweet loving partners
3:40 pm
July 16th

Today I am thankful for: a good review at work, Fruit (the band not what you eat)(They are awesome), wonderful Saturday walking friends, a loving partner who does my chores when my back won't let me do them

Today I am thankful that: work provides ibuprophen, I have a chiropractic appointment after work, Aud is finished at Pearson and gets to come home with me tonight, I got to spend quality time with Wendy and catch up on our lives (it's been awhile), Wendy is so happy in her life

What I liked best about yesterday was hanging out with Christa on the patio and yummy cheese dip

Current Mood: frustrated
Thursday, July 12th, 2007
12:47 pm
Today I am Thankful for Everything!
Since I'm feeling especially grateful today I have a rather long post.

Current Mood: grateful
9:15 am

Today I am thankful for a good night's sleep, a good adjustment from Dr. Kelley, a beautiful sunny morning, understanding friends, surprise emails from a new friend

Today I am thankful that tonight is the last night for the Pearson project, I get another adjustment from Dr. Kelley, my back feels much better today, I got another unit to enter at work, the universe hears all my thoughts and dreams and makes them a reality, I woke up at 9:30 pm last night when my alarm didn't go off so I could pick Aud up from work at 10

My favorite part of yesterday was relaxing and watching 3 episodes of Joyce Meyer and going to bed early.

Current Mood: cheerful
Wednesday, July 11th, 2007
10:16 pm
Daily gratitudes
1. The chili I made kicked some serious ass. Used an international award-winning recipe (go me!).
2. Productive day at work.
3. My boss/support system has returned from vacation. I can exhale.
4. Laundry is folded.
5. Recognizing the importance of balance.
6. Houseplants.
7. Houseboys.
8. A partner willing to take over bill-paying.
9. Sleep.
10. Beautiful thunder storms.
11. Events in my life that have led to a positive outlook.

Current Mood: bouncy
12:33 pm
Tank You Tank You Olivia

I am thankful for Dr. Kelley, insurance, a clean kitchen, the swish and swipe, a great appt w/Dr. Little, precious kitty kisses, cuddling w/my kitty, pillow talks w/Aud

I am thankful that I lost 33 lbs since January, I am on track to getting my back fixed and healthy, I got to surprise Aud with a clean kitchen thanks to Diana, everything is moving in the right direction, being positive is beinning to feel like the norm and negativity jumps out at me whenever I am around it, my dreams are becoming reality and my life is right on track

My favorite part of yesterday was surprising Aud after work with a super clean kitchen. I love doing little things to make her life easier.

Current Mood: peaceful
Tuesday, July 10th, 2007
8:34 am

I am thankful for friends to hang out with, a lil buggy to drive, chiropractors, surprise lunches with Aud, treats, kittens that purr in your arms

I am thankful that I could get out of bed this morning, I was able to walk around the track for 10 min, we are getting Ani DiFranco/Melissa Ferrick tickets today, we may be getting Queen Latifa tickets today too,

My favorite part of yesterday was hanging out with my friend Diana and realizing I remember the mile a minute pattern and talking with her son John.

Current Mood: groggy
Monday, July 9th, 2007
11:02 pm
sleepy time gratitudes
1. the 2 hospice job openings I found.
2. my newly updated resume.
3. yummy foods pet brought home, which I used to pack tomorrow's lunch.
4. expertvillage.com haircutting videos so I can cut quicker
5. feelings of hope after a hopeless 9-5.

Current Mood: snoozy
10:49 am
Monday, Monday

I am thankful for air conditioning, a clean house, a loving partner, Rugger's Cafe, an indoor track to walk on.

I am thankful that friends came over to watch a movie, Aud and I went to a movie, the food didn't spoil in the heat on the way home from Sam's club, I got my haircut yesterday, Susan gave me a referral to the chiropractor and they can get me in today, we got our annual pass to use the indoor track at the rec center and it was free,

My favorite part of yesterday was sitting around in my robe watching the 24 season 5  DVD with Aud after a wonderful luke warm shower to cool off.

Current Mood: exhausted
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