Archive for December, 2010

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.
2010/12/19

Gratitude Journal 20101218

I am thankful for or that

  1. A quiet day at home.
  2. A warm house on a chilly, grey, winter day.
  3. College football on ESPN.
  4. Our laundry washing and drying machines.
  5. GAB getting home safely for her friend’s house.
  6. Free movie tickets!
  7. Money to buy dinner from Krystal for LEB & myself after the movie.
  8. The actors, cast and crew who made Unstoppable.
  9. Gas for us to drive around
  10. LEB’s Aunt SJM allowing MJB to visit her for a few days.

I acknowledge myself for

  1. Doing laundry.
  2. Reading.
  3. Showering and washing my hair.
  4. Going to the movies w/ LEB.
  5. Insisting that GAB pick up her dirty clothes & put away her clean clothes before going out.
  6. Buying dinner for LEB and myself.
  7. Checking the oil in the van.
  8. Doing a quick Swish-n-swipe in the kids’ bathroom.
  9. Keeping this journal.
  10. Going to sleep early.
2010/12/18

Gratitude Journal 20101217

I am thankful for or that

  1. GAB taking MJB to a basketball game.
  2. GAB and MJB got home safely.
  3. CIB’s opportunity to go to the NC mountains with friends for the weekend.
  4. The Furman Faculty Christmas party.
  5. Money to fill the van with gas.
  6. Our Christmas lunch, organized wonderfully by MG.
  7. A warmer, winter day.
  8. NBA basketball on TV.
  9. Electricity.
  10. Our van can use E-85 which is $0.20 per gallon cheaper than regular unleaded gas.

I acknowledge myself for

  1. Doing laundry.
  2. Garbage duty.
  3. Standing my ground in a minor dispute at work.
  4. Going to the Furman Faculty Christmas party with LEB.
  5. Being sociable.
  6. Taking my prescriptions.
  7. Keeping this journal.
  8. Being encouraging to others using the FLYLady system.
  9. Showering and shaving.
  10. Not consuming alcohol at the party.
2010/12/12

Gratitude Journal 20101209

I am thankful for or that

  1. LEB, CIB and MJB raking and bagging leaves.
  2. LEB & MJB putting Christmas lights on the bushes in front of our house.
  3. CIB’s basketball coach and team members.
  4. CIB’s basketball team winning their game.
  5. MJB’s basketball coach and team members.
  6. LEB taking MJB to basketball practice.
  7. Gas to drive CIB to his basketball game.
  8. Money to buy a Christmas tree.
  9. The nice man at the Grandaddy’s Christmas Tree lot.
  10. A warm, dry home on a cold, wet night.

I acknowledge myself for

  1. Taking CIB to his basketball game.
  2. Driving GAB to work before dawn.
  3. Going with the family to get a Christmas tree.
  4. Helping to put the Christmas tree up.
  5. Making the coffee.
  6. Taking CIB to the library.
  7. Keeping this journal.
  8. Taking my prescriptions.
  9. Washing and conditioning my hair.
  10. Eating a fresh orange.