Having my vacation leave work out for holidays
Good work conversation with cute guy
The blessing of my son’s drumming and hearing his concert tonight
That a guy who is special to me showed up to the concert (but didn’t talk to him…his child isn’t in concert either)
That I survived having my ex at the concert
That I realized the nice lady sitting next to me was my counselor/coach I usually have phone meetings with. What a blessing when I needed strength the most!
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Having my vacation leave work out for holidays
For a long chat with the shrink today. I don’t know that helps me more than talking to friends yet it does.
For an open debate on FB between G and me. First time, since we’ve started talking again that it’s been public.
For resolving some sticky items at work.
For figuring out the weather is going to be awful by Sunday and so making plans to get the winter tires on the car in the morning.
For getting the good news that I have been approved to graduate in May of next year without having to retake any of the expired course work.
For a lot of good articles to read today across many topics.
For the sadness of loss as one of the giants of my lifetime passes out of life. RIP, Nelson Mandela. 19 hours ago
For making it to the office in time to meet the project architect so we could discuss some key issues.
For the blue paint color being right this time round.
For making it to the dentist’s.
For the tooth discomfort being a matter of inflammation rather than infection.
For the fix being just to feather-touch the crown at the cost of $68 and then taking Advil for the next few days.
For being kind to myself and allowing the skip of my networking event since, although a minor procedure, the driving and then the dental work had taken a toll.
For getting sweet potatoes and cranberry sauce to go with the left over turkey from KT. 19 hours ago
Getting to sleep an extra hour because of school late start
Much support from a coworker
Lots of nice people surrounding me at work today
I made my bed again
Remembering to eat dinner tonight since I was by myself
Getting rid of some more ex stuff 1 day ago
For having energy to do more purging in guest room…discovered more ex stuff in there that needed to go elsewhere!
Getting master bath cleaned
For a good dinner
For making my bed again 3rd day in a row
For a more peaceful bedroom now that many books are gone 2 days ago
For waking to G’s flowers still looking beautiful and reminding me that he finds me amazing.
For waking only a little later than I wanted given asleep me has found a new way to disable the alarms…
For a really good job interview which has already locked in a second job interview.
For a note from G, waiting when the interview was over, saying that he was 90% there and still safe.
For getting through the shopping list finally and being ready to buy.
For not having gotten the call for the freight delivery that would have had me at the office for no reason since they had issues.
For a call from my sister checking on the interview. 2 days ago
Lunch with a friend
A birthday party for me at work
The wheat free goodies from my co-workers, some made from scratch!
Getting one Christmas Tree up
Making my bed this morning
Feeling good due to decluttering in bedroom
The 65+ people who wished me happy birthday yesterday on Facebook…sometimes makes me wonder how I can often feel so alone when I have so many cyber connections…I need to work on face time or something! 3 days ago
For waking to flowers in my home.
For getting through all of my morning routine quickly this morning.
For walking over to the cleaners instead of riding the metro.
For being greeted as “hello, beautiful” by a random stranger.
For all the people who smiled back or said hello.
For a quiet day at work.
For the minor emergencies being easily fixable today.
For KT asking me to dinner.
For getting to catch up with KT and An. 3 days ago
Being able to enjoy my birthday even when many forgot
For the blessing of my son
For a good lunch
For time to de clutter
For starting on Christmas decorating 4 days ago
For waking to the flowers in my home.
For not setting the house on fire while reheating the cinnamon rolls.
For having cinnamon rolls to go with breakfast.
For gorgeous sunshine all day.
For the kindness of friends checking in on me.
For getting the house cleaned a bit and some laundry done.
For the call from G as he waits for his flight back… 4 days ago
A friend stopping by and remembering my birthday is tomorrow
New motivation in updating my bedroom
Pulling out of the sadness I had this morning
Getting the rest of the Thanksgiving mess cleaned up
For the load of laundry and dishes that were done
For Not spending money
For renewed inspiration with a song I am writing 5 days ago
For getting up on time and having a warm and filling breakfast of oatmeal before escorting.
For having the clothes to dress appropriately for 4 hours of 0-2 degree weather.
For lots of familiar faces and good conversations with fellow escorts.
For flowers, my first.
For watching Man of Steel.
For a grilled cheese sandwich and tomato soup for dinner. 5 days ago
For sleeping in and then waking to fresh coffee and cinnamon rolls. So nice when someone else is in charge of breakfast.
For getting to see Catching Fire with Sa.
For getting the kid-sized combo and a Disney Princess figurine.
For Mk tossing me into a pile of leaves for a bit of autumn fun.
For a funny Twitter war account about how to deal with that passenger on an airplane6 days ago
Successfully cooking my first turkey…on my own
That the gravy that caught on fire when I was on the phone didn’t burn down the house and that I had 2 packets of instant gravy on hand as backup
That my dessert turned out good in spite of blender exploding and spewing stuff all over kitchen
That my company was late and I had lots of crock pots to keep things warm
That people enjoyed the dinner I cooked
That I got the smoke out of the house before people arrived
That I survived Thanksgiving 1 week ago
For a lovely quiet morning.
For cinnamon rolls for breakfast.
For hearing from still many friends across the globe.
For my first Thanksgiving in the U.S. in 6 years.
For all the people who now fill my life.
For all the wonderful things in my life. 1 week ago
New turkey roaster
Finding a good book
The turkey popup thermometer timers I found in my drawer
Vacation 1 week ago
For not even being expected to work today so I could catch up on some much needed sleep.
For not having to go outside on this cold and rainy day.
For nice thoughts from G.
For Mk reaching back today, giving me hope for him.
For getting the house straightened and my life a little more organized.
For finding the Simply Naked unoaked wine for Sa for tomorrow’s dinner!
For garlic and chives chèvre on toasted sour dough bread. Yum.
For French Onion soup and a big salad for dinner. Again yum.
For finding this great TED blog to refocus on Thanksgiving: http://blog.ted.com/2013/11/27/a-non-cheesy-guide-to-gratefulness-what-to-read-and-watch/ 1 week ago
For not sleeping the day away after a restless night.
For overcoming some of my ADHD tendencies today in handling an uncomfortable situation.
For taking care of myself throughout the day so I could handle the stressors life threw at me today.
For not losing my temper while I tried to find parking in the rain in DC.
For making time to stop by and wish TS a happy Thanksgiving before she left for the day.
For a baked potato and Vienna Lager for dinner.
For having the wherewithal to have two difficult conversations tonight. Both were needed and important. 1 week ago
For waking early and having a leisurely morning before waiting around for Comcast.
For great conversations with the construction superintendent.
For interesting articles on Facebook which led to interesting discussions.
For the lovely weather to walk around in, even if it was a bit brisk!
For getting in 8 hours of work today!
For my parents finally getting to move back into their house.
For a good, honest conversation with Mk about all things us. 1 week ago
The morning discussion with the cute guy :-)
Morning routines done
Making it to scouts and having fun
My son getting homework done 1 week ago
Starting to feel better
Dinner with a friend
New hair cut/color
Getting rug steam cleaned
New turkey roaster
Finding a fresh turkey
Getting grocery shopping done
Purging more ex stuff
Jamming with my son 1 week ago
For waking on time and getting a good breakfast before my long day of flying.
For easy traveling all day.
For choosing aisle seats.
For finally getting to be with G again after 5 long months.
For a long, easy morning with G.
For Eggs Benedict for breakfast.
For getting to meet G’s two little girls.
For easy flights home.
For smartly catching a taxi home instead of waiting for the metro.
For having planned not to ride this morning in the wind and the cold.
For being able to sleep in.
For taking care of my suburb errands.
For the new LED flood lights. They are ever so bright.
For Mexican with KT. 1 week ago
Time with my son
My cousin’s heart surgery went well
Marshmallows 1 week ago
Thankful for sick leave
The nerf gun dart that swiftly executed the spider on the ceiling above my bed
Hot tea 2 weeks ago
An extra hour to sleep in because of school late start
Morning routine being successful
Good meetings at work
A coworker asked what I had been doing different lately because I was looking so good/healthy/happy
For the benydryl in my purse that stopped my afternoon sneezing 2 weeks ago
For lots of being thought of this morning.
For a good lunch with KW and catching up. For it not being at all awkward like I feared.
For finally finding the right pair of black riding boots for my winter wardrobe!
For getting the last pieces needed for my date with G on Friday.
For a busy afternoon at work and identifying some other areas that need attention NOW!
For a fun evening of exchanging ideas with G over current political issues.
For getting to see pics of B & De’s new house. Very excited for them. 2 weeks ago
A good day at work
Being surrounded by happy people today
Feeling grounded and not being concerned with judgment from others
Great talks with coworkers
Good soup that my friend made and sent leftovers home with me
For my son connecting with another friend via phone
For my son having a smart best friend in the neighborhood who loves to do homework together
For spotting attempts at manipulation by others
Fora good quick dinner 2 weeks ago
- For G arriving in the US.
- For AP switching things up and coming to visit me.
- For finally getting my coat back.
- For my mom calling me.
- For AP making me breakfast: pancakes from scratch and bacon.
- For B and his family. I just love them.
- For making all 40 miles of the ride. OMG!
- For the good decision to stay another night with B and his family
- For a buffet dinner which meant I could have a baked potato and a sweet potato, and carrot cake, pumpkin pie and apple crisp for dessert
- For a really busy day at work
- For beautiful sunshine
- For a tasty dinner of caprese pasta
- For a hot shower in the morning
- For catching up with an old friend
- For having fun taking pics of my boots
- For having not yet faded 2 weeks ago