Gratitudes August 1 – mistake – it’s july 231! leaving all grats alone though + 1 = I just gained a day lol

July Gratitudes First, Specifically:

  1. My eye exam which went so well!
  2. J. staying with mother the other night omg SO grateful – no words
  3. New bathroom
  4. New bed. So now I have both.
  5. Sleep. I did sleep well most all nights.
  6. ww through July
  7. oa through July
  8. Eyesight through July
  9. My birds were fine
  10. I had gotten the great colonoscopy results before then.
  11. I maintained taking good care of my house
  12. I practiced some piano
  13. I went to the beach once. That’s more than i did last few years!
  14. I became closer with my friend, D.
  15. M and I did well with our friendship.
  16. A is well physically – so much better in the big way and even other ways. I am so grateful for that
  17. I did have some nice times with my mother
  18. I saw St twice
  19. I have been there for others in need, including B and KC and KZG and M
  20. I have lost a little weight in July
  21. I am not struggling with it as I had been
  22. Reading. I enjoyed reading in July
  23. I did not have work stressors on top of everything else
    I made it through
  24. I kept up with my house
  25. I had people here for Jo’s birthday. And I stet the table nicely with colorful plastic things and fresh flowers and a birthday balloon. And we had a nice time!
  26. I had cleaning lady 2 times
  27. I breathed despite the construction allergies
  28. I drove safely
  29. I kept up with my car
  30. i kept up with my mother
  31. I had support when I needed it too
  32. I paid my bills
  33. I did not go totally bat shit crazy with the stress-caused HUGE financial mistake that has put me in debt
  34. I called a therapist. It didn’t work out, but I did try.
  35. I kept up here enough.
  36. I kept up with my two facebook pages.
  37. I visited N
  38. I cancelled E. Both were right.
  39. I went to lots of meetings. Didn’t quit after all.
  40. i think I wasn’t suicidal at all – or once i was a little scared but got through  and talked –
  41. I have stayed close to my Higher Power
  42. I had all the medicines i needed
  43. i had manis
  44. i had pedis
  45. even specialty pedis
  46. i had magazines. These are all luxuries
  47. bought new bras – much need –
  48. I have FIVE now! – 2 black, 2 beige, and 1 red!
  49. and a great sports bra for exercising
  50. and – I bought clothes! 10 tops, 5 pants, and 4 dresses!
  51. i have been crocheting – and well
  52. The screened thing got put up in backyard – no mosquito bites even at dusk if want to sit in there!
  53. I watched a sunset
  54. I did not get sick (meds are regular things)
  55. This was a lot of good in July and now today: Today I am alive
  56. and the windows and doors are open
  57. and the birds are chirping
  58. I just did call my mother. It’s hard. But I did the right thing
  59. J will see her later today
  60. I will see her tomorrow. That’s good. That’s enough I think
  61. I am wearing a conscious ink temporary tattoo manifestation – pic won’t work on this so i’ll just tell it says: Choose Love Now
  62. jo working to get architect for wall to get on it
  63. i had good shower in new bathroom
  64. i put away all laundry clothes
  65. i ate good breakfast including broccoli (for emotions)
  66. I’m not shopping for/visiting mother today – will do tomorrow – MIGHT visit her later we’ll see
  67. J will see her today
  68. I will go to either ww or oa this evening – in either case, an easy to get to and good one
  69. I have meditated once today ( and will do more I’m pretty sure)
  70. I have the other two therapist’s numbers right next to me…
  71. I have looked them up… – getting closer to calling..
  72. the weather feels great in there
  73. my outdoor flowers are still alive despite my lack of watering them –
  74. Okay I’m back. I just watered. Front and back.
  75. And it felt great.
  76. And I even put the hoses up – I’ve been VERY lazy about that lately and they’ve lain all over the place. But not today: )
  77. It is dry and breezy out
  78. with a beautiful blue sky w
  79. and little bit white clouds
  80. and lovely breeze
  81. I am very grateful that flowers need water – it “forces” me to…
  82. Took care of birdies first thing this am
  83. and indoor plants, which needed water (once a week)
  84. the indoor plants are doing well – yay lovely!
  85. my med was just delivered
  86. as my drops were last week
  87. I now do tip the guy and made up for years didn’t
  88. D invited me, last night, to go away for a few days soon with her and her daughter – and – I think I have a man who will stay at the house so I’m not leaving it! Awesome
  89. I was remembering last night how desperate my morning work used to be. How i was sitting in the l.r. and despondent “God, I hope I’m not alone in cyber-space” and it’s not like that anymore. I’m not like that anymore. Putting this in “Changes” category now!
  90. And that day – that day when there it was: “You are not alone in cyberspace, Honey” I will always be thankful to EJ. ❤
  91. I believe in miracles
  92. and I think I’m starting to expect another one…
  93. J’s help with my mother. Omg huge.
  94. D’s idea about it all.
  95. This is really a very self-care day for me. Lucky.
  96. My father. I had a really great father. None better.
  97. How h always made me feel ok just as I am.
  98. How he loved education
  99. He was brave and was in WWII
  100. H was so loving to my mom
  101. so patient
  102. so intelligent
  103. so funny
  104. Us watering the grass together for a month
  105. He was so good with animals, knowledge, compassion, understanding, care
  106. And convinced my mother for us to get a puppy xo
  107. I hve hope
  108. and I am ok. Been listening to so many people lately – and realize – we all have stuff…
  109. Not in a war
  110. Not ill
  111. free
  112. not a slave
  113. not working 2 jobs or 12 hours a day or in horrendous circumstances
  114. have home
  115. have car
  116. have people
  117. not bedridden
  118. Law of Attraction – and may i tap into it only more amen
  119. SO MUCH more acceptance
  120. meditations D has sent me –
  121. stop, breathe, and think
  122. finding my misplaced ywbd ring (Your will be done)
  123. M. C.
  124. JL
  125. Li
  126. Et
  127. ER
  128. Ju
  129. and others from oa meetings
  130. I have a sponsor nw!
  131. and can (and will) continue on with steps – from now Step 6. LATER – NEED MORE GRATS – DOING NOW:
  132. i am smart
  133. i have degrees
  134. i ahve a job
  135. i am funny
  136. i am warm
  137. i am affectionate
  138. i have great hugs mine and from – so giving and taking and sharing
  139. i am liked
  140. i am honest
  141. i am an upstanding citizen
  142. i can be trusted with a confidence
  143. i can be trusted in an emergency

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