Posts tagged ‘Work’

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.
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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!
2011/02/13

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 andĀ 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.
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.
2010/11/27

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.
2010/11/24

Gratitude Journal 20101124

I am thankful for or that

  1. I was able to wake up and drive into work early to fix a problem.
  2. GAB getting home safely late last night.
  3. High speed internet.
  4. My Motorola Droid.
  5. Citrix XenApp.
  6. PuTTY.
  7. A good nights sleep.
  8. Hot, clean water for showers.
  9. A warm, dry house.
  10. Electricity.

I acknowledge myself for

  1. Having a frank, calm discussion w/ GAB.
  2. Working diligently on the job.
  3. Doing laundry.
  4. Walking two miles today.
  5. Walking long routes from & to my parking lot at work.
  6. Going to the library.
  7. Tracking my tasks and the time spent on them w/ the Pomodoro Technique.
  8. Asking for help when I needed it.
  9. Ordering our honey baked ham yesterday.
  10. Sending LEB a $6 off coupon for the ham!
2010/11/20

Gratitude Journal 20101119

I am thankful for or that

  1. The Ubuntu Linux distribution.
  2. The human brain, particularly mine!
  3. Free and open source software.
  4. All the food colleagues brought to work to share yesterday.
  5. Sunshine.
  6. My Android phone.
  7. GAB washing dishes.
  8. Medicine for CIB and MJB.
  9. Books and audio books from the library.
  10. Our house.

I acknowledge myself for

  1. Doing my morning routine of chores.
  2. Doing my work morning routine.
  3. Helping colleagues at work.
  4. Taking walks through out the day.
  5. Practicing the Pomodoro Technique.
  6. Reading rather than watching TV.
  7. Taking the trash & recycle out to the street.
  8. Completing my benefits enrollment.
  9. Allowing GAB to use the car.
  10. Picking up MJB from school.
2010/11/19

Gratitude Journal 20101118

I am thankful for or that

  1. A beautiful autumn day.
  2. Friends of GAB allowing her to use their phones to call me.
  3. CIB cooking porkchops & apples for dinner.
  4. GAB running the dishwasher.
  5. A warm house on a cold night.
  6. Gas to drive around town as needed.
  7. Fresh water to drink.
  8. Our laundry washing and drying machines.
  9. Our dish washing machine.
  10. Electricity.

I acknowledge myself for

  1. Taking walks throughout the day.
  2. Speaking up in our team meeting.
  3. Picking up GAB and MJB from after school stuff.
  4. Taking MJB to school.
  5. Continuing my quest to have the kids keep their rooms reasonably neat.
  6. Continuing my quest to have the kids do chores around the house.
  7. Continuing my quest to have the kids clean up after themselves.
  8. Doing laundry.
  9. Going to bed early.
  10. Helping to resolve numerous problems at work.
2010/11/13

Gratitude Journal 20101112

I am thankful for or that

  1. LEB inviting me to lunch.
  2. Money to buy gas.
  3. GAB getting home safely.
  4. A beautiful autumn day.
  5. Cyanogen Mod for the Droid.
  6. GAB cooking dinner.
  7. A warm house.
  8. My Motorola Droid.
  9. Linux.
  10. All of the various Google apps.

I acknowledge myself for

  1. Going to lunch with LEB.
  2. Leaving work early.
  3. Picking up MJB from the afterschool program.
  4. Doing laundry.
  5. Going to sleep early.
  6. Taking short walks throughout the day.
  7. Keeping this journal.
  8. Waking the kids up for school.
  9. Running the dishwasher.
  10. Brushing me teeth before bed.