Tuesday, January 31, 2012

GIST - Day 241


Things I am grateful for today

1. treating myself to breakfast after work

2. being able to be home & make supper for everybody.

3. clean laundry

4. time to read a book

5. the next couple of days after I get done working at 7 in the morning.

Monday, January 30, 2012

GIST - Day 240


Things I am grateful for today

1. love

2. Smiles

3. Chocolate chip cookies

4. working 11 to 7 overnight tonight

5. hot showers

Sunday, January 29, 2012

GIST - The Sunday Edition # 35


Things I am grateful for today

1. spellcheck

2. hugs

3. the schedule that is currently posted (will be even more grateful if it doesn't change)

4. Chris & the kids cleaned up part of the house.

5. being able to take a nap before work

Saturday, January 28, 2012

GIST - Day 238


Things I am grateful for today

1. I remembered to wish April a happy birthday.

2. I had a chance to pick up Dylan and bring him to the house before I came to work.

3. The hotel is sold out again for tonight.

4. Coffee

5. Being loved

Friday, January 27, 2012

GIST - Day 237


Things I am grateful for today

1. It was busy at work.

2. The hotel sold out.

3. People were nice & friendly.

4. Patience

5. Peppermint candy

Thursday, January 26, 2012

GIST - Day 236


Things I am grateful for today

1. Hallie texting me to let me know paychecks were at the desk a day early.

2. Going out with Chris for awhile tonight & getting pizza for supper.

3. There will be good food for work tomorrow since I had ribs in the crock pot & we decided to get that pizza instead.

4. some quiet time

5. laughter

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

GIST - Day 235


Things I am grateful for today

1. making time to do something just for me

2. being able to sleep

3. a husband who tries his best to be understanding & does a really good job of it.

4. funny pictures sent to my phone

5. finding a game that allows me to mindlessly kill some time

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

GIST - Day 234


Things I am grateful for today

1. hugs

2. having tomorrow & Thursday off in a row this week.

3. leftovers

4. conversations with friends

5. some sunshine peeked into the day

Monday, January 23, 2012

GIST - Day 233


Things I am grateful for today

1. The kids had a half day of school so I got to spend a bit of time with them before heading to work.

2. coffee in abundant amounts

3. snuggles with the cat

4. making time to do something just for me

5. knowing when to just be quiet

Sunday, January 22, 2012

GIST - The Sunday Edition # 34


Things I am grateful for today

1. I slept in. (It was something I apparently really needed as I managed to sleep until almost 11:30 this morning.)

2. Chris made me breakfast/brunch/lunch... whatever you want to call it.

3. My work day has not been too taxing.

4. A random guest made me laugh & it was a really good thing.

5. This work day is almost over.

Saturday, January 21, 2012

GIST - Day 231


Things I am grateful for today

1. We had a full house at work tonight.

2. It was not overwhelming because I did stuff to make things easier on me at the beginning of my shift.

3. People were nice.

4. I got a chance to do a few things before work today.

5. Beth seems to finally be feeling better.

Friday, January 20, 2012

GIST - Day 230


Things I am grateful for today

1. It is Nick's 17th birthday.

2. Elizabeth made it the whole day at school today.

3. I was able to make lasagna that Nick wanted for his dinner.

4. Dylan was able to spend most of the day with Nick.

5. Carly is getting better & her dizziness wasn't related to the surgery she had a few weeks ago.

Thursday, January 19, 2012

GIST - Day 229


Things I am grateful for today

1. the ability to turn off the news

2. being loved

3. hugs for no reason

4. some patience

5. the dark cloud seems to be lifting.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

GIST - Day 228


Things I am grateful for today

1. Coming back to work.

2. Amelia had left me a welcome back note & that made me smile.

3. Being able to afford medication.

4. coffee

5. a new book to read

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

GIST - Day 227


Things I am grateful for today

1. I relaxed on the last day of my vacation.

2. sunshine

3. coffee

4. a sense of humor.

5. getting some much needed sleep

GIST - Day 217


Things I am grateful for today

1. Hugs

2. Coffee

3. Music

4. The medicine that keeps me alive

5. Hugs

Monday, January 16, 2012

GIST - Day 226


Things I am grateful for today

1. When I called for my schedule, I was off tomorrow & for Nick's birthday like I requested.

2. Even though my vacation didn't go anything like I wanted it to go, it was still restful and I am happy for that.

3. Cooking supper.

4. The kids were out of school today so I got to spend the day with them.

5. We brought Dylan over so they could play video games together today.

Sunday, January 15, 2012

GIST - The Sunday Edition # 33


Things I am grateful for today

1. Spending the day with Chris.

2. That neither of us was seriously hurt when the driver side window exploded.

3. Being able to find the humor in the event after the fact.

4. Having a pretty good day overall.

5. Feeling special.

Saturday, January 14, 2012

GIST - Day 224


Things I am grateful for today

1. a day spent with my babies.

2. I got a few things done around the house.

3. Mostly I was lazy and I don't feel guilty about it.

4. Hugs

5. Coffee

Friday, January 13, 2012

GIST - Day 223


Things I am grateful for today

1. Chris had the day off with me.

2. We went and did a few things that we needed to get done.

3. Mostly we had a great day.

4. The truck wasn't ready early like we had hoped it would be but we did get to pick it up tonight.

5. I am learning patience.

Thursday, January 12, 2012

GIST - Day 222


Things I am grateful for today

1. sleeping in

2. chocolate

3. coffee

4. being able to selectively listen to the news

5. puzzles

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

GIST - Day 221


Things I am grateful for today

1. learning to say no

2. being able to let go

3. Bingo Heaven on my phone

4. Also, Scrabble games

5. ham, egg & cheese sandwiches

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

GIST - Day 220


Things I am grateful for today

1. It is the first day of my vacation.

2. A whole week off.

3. being able to laugh

4. hugs

5. coffee

Monday, January 9, 2012

GIST - Day 219


Things I am grateful for today

1. I am learning to do for myself.

2. Amelia came in early today so I was able to leave a few minutes early.

3. I got off work at 7am officially and I am off until at least, next Tuesday.

4. Coffee & breakfast from Hardees

5. Someone making the effor to understand.

Sunday, January 8, 2012

GIST - The Sunday Edition # 32


Things I am grateful for today

1. Getting to work at 11pm

2. Coffee

3. Having all day to get things done.

4. Television in limited amounts.

5. Being loved

Friday, January 6, 2012

GIST - Day 216


Things I am grateful for today

1. This week has been kind to me mostly

2. Hugs from my children

3. coffee

4. guests that made me laugh

5. being loved

Thursday, January 5, 2012

GIST - Day 215


Things I am grateful for today

1. finding reasons to get out of bed however dumb other people might find them to be.

2. a doctor's appointment tomorrow.

3. coffee that Chris made for me.

4. rain drops

5. reading blog posts that speak to me.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

GIST - Day 214


Things I am grateful for today

1. the cat who curls up with me and sleeps in the mornings.

2. smiles from random strangers

3. reconnecting with old friends.

4. making new friends

5. love

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

GIST - Day 213


Things I am grateful for today

1. Coffee

2. sunshine

3. knowing that I will be on vacation next week this time.

4. reading a good book

5. learning from mistakes

Monday, January 2, 2012

GIST - Day 212


Things I am grateful for today

1. understanding that this depression won't last forever.

2. being able to laugh when I found out the lab was closed after I drove all the way there despite not feeling well.

3. Giving myself permission to stop and get breakfast.

4. being loved.

5. coffee

Sunday, January 1, 2012

GIST - The Sunday Edition # 31


Things I am grateful for today

1. That the day is almost is over. It has been super busy in here tonight and my legs are screaming at me for not sitting down in the past 8 hours.

2. I had really good coffee.

3. I got to sleep in this morning & then had a nice hot shower that worked the kinks out.

4. I made the best with what I had for supper tonight in between the guests who have kept me hopping all night long.

5. I got a midnight Happy New Year's call that made me smile. And gave me a warm, fuzzy feeling for the rest of the night & most of the day today.

GIST - The Sunday Edition # 175

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