Gratitude


Sunday, April 23rd 2017
  1. One of my close friends kept her word about coming over to do yoga with me today.
  2. How relaxed and tension free my mind and body feel now after doing yoga and sitting in the sauna for a few. 
  3. Having a new friend I naturally value and am drawn to listen to, stemming from the variety of ways our traumatic brain injury journeys can relate.
Monday, April 24th 2017
  1. Owning a comfortable bed.
  2. Having the opportunity to get an education.
  3. Still having the strength to be resilient.
Tuesday, April 25th 2017
  1. Made a new friend today that I have a lot in common with and brainstormed ideas we can collaborate. 
  2. Scheduling a sooner allergy appointment for tomorrow instead of Thursday.
  3. Getting fit in to a sooner CBT program much earlier than expected.
Wednesday, April 26th 2017
  1. Not getting charged a no show fee when I was late and missed my appointment in Carrollwood coming from another one in Downtown St. Petersburg.
  2. A successful evaluation and acceptance into a CBT program at the Rothman Center.
  3. Coming up with a creative and tactful way to organize my closet.
Thursday, April 27th 2017
  1. Getting to see my Asthma, Allergy and Immunology Doctor today for help with my allergies.
  2. Discovering where I left a 1/2 set of my keys, and that they are still linked together on a separate key chain.
  3. Being able stay home and get some rest tomorrow.
Saturday, May 13th 2017
  1. Having a friend Facetime me to say what's up and see how I am doing.
  2. For a close friend who came to visit me today and offered getting me lunch.
  3. Having a place to call home where I can honestly say I am comfortable to be. Once I finish organizing it I will feel so happy and relieved.
Sunday, May 14th 2017
  1. The strength of my resilience after being stood up.
  2. Relearning how to properly use chopsticks, and surprisingly being really good at it.
  3. Owning my own reliable car.
Thursday, May 18th, 2017
  1. Being blessed with an astonishingly patient, optimistic and consistent blog mentor.
  2. The guidance and advice my new attorney spoils me with, being willing to offer me so much out of the kindness of her heart. She is one of a kind.
  3. Feeling like I am cared about, and actually questioning myself into believing it in real life.
Friday, May 26th, 2017
  1. Willingly accepting my physical limitations today. (Recognizing I am in pain, and limiting myself-all on my own, is unheard of).
  2. Having the opportunity to now put my physical therapy participation into play 3 times a week.
  3. Making a new like minded techie friend. When we speak, it's like oxygen to my ears, haha.
Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
  1. Owning a comfortable bed where I can lay my head down every night and sleep on while I'm sick.
  2. The gigantic window my bed is up against, that I never close the shades to, and has the most beautiful view from the 3rd floor.
  3. Overcoming my insecurities and finally being comfortable to just be me. Alone. Happy. And still feel cool with it.
Thursday, July 27th, 2017
  1. My new opportunities in life that I didn't even know were going to land right there in front of me.
  2. My forever family and friends.
  3. For just being given a chance to make it. In all the right ways. With the right ones standing next to me.
Sunday, July 30th, 2017
  1. Slowly regaining my skin tone and energy back as I conclude battling tonsillitis and pharyngitis with my immune deficiency and allergies. 
  2. Not missing the class registration deadline yet.
  3. Talking on the phone with an old best friend the other day from high school.
Monday, August 7th, 2017
  1. Meeting a helpful lady Doctor the other day in the business center who thoughtfully advised me with the steps I needed to take to feel better.
  2. Not missing the juco class registration or transfer deadline yet for some universities (ugh the pressure is on).
  3. Being productive even though I've been in bed sick for too many days in a row.
Friday, September 15th, 2017
  1. Waking up on time to make it to yoga this morning.
  2. Hurricane Irma not breaking my windows open and destroying my bedroom or living room.
  3. Feeling loved.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
  1. Being blessed with a good soul in my life (a real one), who is supportive of my goal to earn a PhD.
  2. Having a friend I've known since Pre-Kindergarten, visit and spend time with me at the beach. Played a little volleyball with me to get some hurt feelings off my mind before they had to go into work (now that's real).
  3. Having a new female professional best friend who I now look up to.
Thursday, September 21, 2017
  1. Rekindling a very close high school friendship that should have never been disconnected.
  2. That close friend reminding me of who I was, and the more I hear it from people I confide in, the stronger it makes me.
  3. Great advice from a few friends, with opinions I value. Which supported it was a good idea to meetup with my cast, for their last night in town. (So happy I did).
Saturday, October 21st, 2017
  1. Reuniting with friends who mean a lot to me on Thursday.
  2. Not being a drama queen.
  3. Having better things to talk about then poorly of other people
Sunday, October 22nd, 2017
  1. Getting back on track finally.
  2. A meeting I put in a request for was accepted.
  3. The energy. There's something in the air today, haha. It feels great. 

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