Posts tagged ‘weight loss’

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!
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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.
2010/12/12

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.
2010/11/27

Gratitude Journal 20101126

I am thankful for or that

  1. Rain.
  2. A parking spot close to the office on a cool, rainy morning.
  3. My unlimited text plan from Verizon.
  4. LEB’s reawakened hotness.
  5. Being able to go back to sleep after taking GAB to work.
  6. Money to buy food.
  7. The ability to walk.
  8. All of the technical documentation available on the web, particularly for NetApps.
  9. A warm, dry house on a cold, damp night.
  10. LEB picking up GAB from work.

I acknowledge myself for

  1. Doing laundry.
  2. Fulfilling my on call responsibilities for work.
  3. Eating leftovers.
  4. Taking several short walks through out the day.
  5. Taking my prescriptions.
  6. Putting off impulse purchases.
  7. Turning off the Alabama vs Auburn football game and going to an AA meeting.
  8. Sharing during the meeting.
  9. Doing personal development reading.
  10. Going to bed early.
2010/11/26

Gratitude Journal 20101125

I am thankful for or that

  1. My daughter, GAB cooking green bean casserole from scratch!
  2. LEB cooking Macaroni and cheese from scratch!
  3. My son, CIB baking an apple pie from scratch!
  4. LEB driving us to ATL to my mom’s house.
  5. All the other food that my mom and sister cooked!
  6. BillD helping me figure out and solve the email/spam problem that was killing our customer email platform.
  7. High speed internet and wireless networking.
  8. Money to buy a Honey Baked Ham.
  9. LEB driving us home to Greenville, SC from ATL.
  10. A day spent with family.

I acknowledge myself for

  1. Working diligently on my problems on the job.
  2. Staying awake with LEB during the second half of the drive home.
  3. Loading up the car to come home.
  4. Doing some laundry.
  5. Taking a shower.
  6. Taking a walk at the rest stop on the way to ATL.
  7. Reading personal development books.
  8. Taking out the garbage and recycle.
  9. Drinking lots of water.
  10. Resting when I could.