2011/02/25

Gratitude Journal 20110224

I am thankful for or that

  1. Marshall attending the Worm Catcher’s Group.
  2. LEB cooking dinner.
  3. LEB bringing MJB home from the after school program early.
  4. A beautiful, sunny day.
  5. Mr. GH helping with our insurance claim for the roof.
  6. Being granted the claim, we’re getting a ROOF!
  7. Money to buy some doughnuts for the Worm Catcher’s Group meeting.
  8. Gas to drive around town as needed.
  9. LEB doing some grocery shopping.
  10. Money to buy my prescriptions.

I acknowledge myself for

  1. Doing laundry.
  2. Working with Mr. GH on the claim for our roof.
  3. Helping GAB with her log in to NC A&T computer systems.
  4. Washing dishes.
  5. Taking action on the Verizon bill and upgrading the plan.
  6. Realizing the kids could have 75MB data plans for the same price as 10MB plans.
  7. Connecting my new manager from hW to the people he needed information from on the lN side.
  8. Keeping this journal.
  9. Picking up GAB from track practice on time!
  10. Checking with MJB to make sure his homework was done.
2011/02/24

Gratitude Journal 20110223

I am thankful for or that

  1. My company pays for Oracle hardware and software support.
  2. Finding a kindred spirit on the hW side of the house.
  3. The opportunity to make change in the W environment.
  4. SharePoint wiki as it is much better than DocuShare.
  5. A beautiful, sunny, cool day.
  6. My friend CAW.
  7. Having prescription medical coverage via Express-Scripts.
  8. Leftovers for lunch and dinner.
  9. Money to buy breakfast.
  10. The public library.

I acknowledge myself for

  1. Creating documentation in the soon to be deprecated wiki.
  2. Raising the question of creating a team wiki for the hW side.
  3. Taking CIB to the library.
  4. Performing several therapies on my back.
  5. Working diligently to solve problems on the job.
  6. Helping people who asked me for help.
  7. Eating paleo style nearly all day.
  8. Taking care of problems w/ my prescriptions.
  9. Keeping in touch with GH about the roof replacement.
  10. Reading 10 pages each of The Way of Zen and Why I’m Not a Christian.
2011/02/23

Gratitude Journal 20110222

I am thankful for or that

  1. People gaining their freedom through non-violent protest all over the world.
  2. Gandhi.
  3. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  4. NPR.
  5. Money to buy a salad & sardines for lunch from Publix.
  6. A beautiful, warm, sunny day.
  7. The 12 O’Clock High group.
  8. LEB making sure the kids had food for dinner.
  9. LEB taking the boys to MJB’s basketball awards program.
  10. A parking space close to work.

I acknowledge myself for

  1. Doing laundry.
  2. Making coffee.
  3. Eating in a paleo fashion most of the day.
  4. Doing a little walking.
  5. Working tickets.
  6. Persistently working at solving the server bulldog’s patch problems.
  7. Listening and really seeking experience, strength and hope during the 12 O’Clock High group meeting.
  8. Drinking lots of water.
  9. Going to sleep early.
  10. Scanning medical receipts!
2011/02/22

Gratitude Journal 20110221

I am thankful for or that

  1. A beautiful, sunny, 70°F day.
  2. Money to buy lunch for myself and a friend at Trio.
  3. Money to pay a neighbor Girl Scout for cookies.
  4. The Worm Catcher’s Group.
  5. WordPress.
  6. Pidgin.
  7. Gas to drive to work.
  8. Finding my Motorola Droid.
  9. The ability to walk.
  10. Google.

I acknowledge myself for

  1. Getting to the Worm Catcher’s Group meeting on time.
  2. Volunteering to run the Worm Catcher’s Group meeting on Thursday.
  3. Eating a big, chicken salad for lunch.
  4. Picking up LEB from work.
  5. Stopping at Play It Again Sports to look at some equipment.
  6. Scanning some medical receipts.
  7. Helping GAB’s friend K to load music on her LG Android powered phone.
  8. Making coffee.
  9. Taking a shower.
  10. Keeping this journal.
2011/02/21

Gratitude Journal 20110220

I am thankful for or that

  1. Money to buy food during CIB’s basketball awards program at Fuddruckers.
  2. A chance to have a buffalo burger.
  3. The Greenville Public Library system.
  4. Money to buy food at Sam’s Club & Bi-Lo.
  5. Our grill.
  6. CIB cooking dinner.
  7. GAB cleaning up the den.
  8. LEB raking and bagging more leaves.
  9. JMcA coming over to play with MJB again.
  10. Watching NBA basketball w/ GAB, CIB & MJB.

I acknowledge myself for

  1. Doing the Intu-Flow recovery routine from the Bodyweight Blueprint for Fat Loss.
  2. Taking the boys to CIB’s basketball lunch.
  3. Doing laundry.
  4. Putting fresh sheets on our bed.
  5. Putting fresh towels in both bathrooms.
  6. Making coffee.
  7. Reading.
  8. Taking CIB to the library.
  9. Helping w/ dinner.
  10. Grilling a pork loin after CIB finished the steaks.
2011/02/20

Gratitude Journal 20110219

I am thankful for or that

  1. A beautiful sunny day.
  2. All the volunteer coaches & staff that made MJB’s Upwards basketball league possible.
  3. MJB’s team won their final game.
  4. MJB had a great performance in the game.
  5. LEB cooking dinner.
  6. The McA’s letting their son JMcA come over to spend the afternoon w/ MJB.
  7. LEB raking up a bunch of leaves.
  8. Our working washer and dryer.
  9. The massage pad & hand held shiatsu massager.
  10. All the ice produced by the ice machine.

I acknowledge myself for

  1. Going to MJB’s basketball game.
  2. Watching a movie with MJB.
  3. Performing various therapies on my back.
  4. Doing some Prasara yoga.
  5. Doing a lot of laundry.
  6. Drinking lots of water.
  7. Making the coffee.
  8. Moving for with the project to get our roof replaced.
  9. Trashing a lot of old papers.
  10. Taking my prescriptions.
2011/02/13

Gratitude Journal 20110212

I am thankful for or that

  1. GAB putting gas in the car.
  2. LEB taking MJB to the Furman Universitymen’s basketball game.
  3. LEB & MJB getting home safely.
  4. GAB getting home safely.
  5. Being able to go to MJBs basketball game.
  6. A warm, sunny day.
  7. Our high speed internet connection.
  8. Citrix.
  9. Google Voice.
  10. The SyFy Channel.

I acknowledge myself for

  1. Working out.
  2. Eliminating a box of junk from the storage room and letting LEB know I did it.
  3. Shooting baskets w/ MJB.
  4. Going to MJB’s basketball game.
  5. Doing tasks for work late at night and for a second night in a row.
  6. Eating mostly paleo.
  7. Taking all my prescriptions.
  8. Getting some fresh air and sunshine.
  9. Reading.
  10. Saying no.
2011/01/02

Gratitude Journal 20110101

I am thankful or that

  1. Waking up to a new year.
  2. LEB making the coffee.
  3. LEB cooking  a nice brunch.
  4. Rain.
  5. A warm, dry house.
  6. GAB coming home safely from work in the rain.
  7. Food to eat.
  8. WordPress.
  9. Facebook.
  10. Text/SMS messaging.

I acknowledge myself for

  1. Doing laundry.
  2. Cooking dinner.
  3. Keeping this journal.
  4. Exercising.
  5. Washing dishes.
  6. Watching E.T. with the family.
  7. Interacting with people on twitter.
  8. Getting GAB to put up dinner leftovers and to wash the dinner dishes.
  9. Running the dishwasher.
  10. Putting away dishes & shining my sink.
2011/01/01

Gratitude Journal 20101231

I am thankful for or that

  1. An extremely challenging year personally.
  2. The party hosted by SM & her husband G.
  3. GAB getting home safely from her party.
  4. Our working washer & dryer.
  5. A nice neighborhood to walk through.
  6. A quick response from Adam Steer of Tacfit Commando.
  7. Wireless networking.
  8. High speed internet.
  9. Gas to drive around as needed.
  10. Hot, clean water for showers.

I acknowledge myself for

  1. Doing laundry.
  2. Going for a walk.
  3. Going to SM’s party with LEB.
  4. Encouraging FLYLady followers via twitter.
  5. Washing dishes.
  6. Listening to Drive by Daniel Pink while walking.
  7. Not drinking at the party.
  8. Showering.
  9. Shaving.
  10. Reading.
2010/12/26

Gratitude Journal 20101225

I am thankful for or that

  1. Snow on Christmas day.
  2. Money to by Christmas presents.
  3. Phones to call relatives.
  4. Being in touch with so many friends on Facebook.
  5. The kids having fun with their gifts.
  6. LEB wrapping so many gifts.
  7. A warm home and a great dinner.
  8. The kids bringing us coffee, cinnamon rolls and croissants in bed.
  9. The gifts I was given.
  10. GAB getting home safely from work.

I acknowledge myself for

  1. Helping cook dinner.
  2. Doing laundry.
  3. Helping MJB build his Lego Jedi star fighter.
  4. Playing DJ Hero with the kids.
  5. Eating fruit for lunch.
  6. Taking out the trash.
  7. Doing a swish-n-swipe of the master bath.
  8. Calling Mom.
  9. Calling Aunt Pam.
  10. Showering and getting dressed.
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