fostering a grateful spirit

"If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams, and you will always look lovely." -Roald Dahl


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energy {day 360}

After a few pretty bad days (fibro and otherwise) I am thankful for a day full of people and things I love that ended with me still feeling good and full of energy. Although fibro sucks, I am so thankful that I actually have some days that I feel good now. A year ago I couldn’t have said that.

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prayers {day 358}

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grateful for ice cream from my sweet hubs

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and reminders of who Jesus is and who I am on a day that I just felt overwhelmed and sad. I am blessed to be surrounded by people who love me, pray for and with me, and who feed my spirit (and my Ollie’s cravings).


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home again {day 354}

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I had an amazing time at camp but I am SO thankful to be home and snuggling with my sweet hubs and pup. I am also grateful for my welcome home gift which I am excited to read and am told is meant to encourage me to “stay on the couch (reading) and never leave.” love my hubby.


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pre-camp missed days {days 344-345}

I am grateful for a sweet hubs who helped me work really late so we could go to bed with a clean house.

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and super grateful for a night out with my bestie to see new kids and boyz II men. It was SO MUCH FUN!! (and much needed!)


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long walk date night {day 337}

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Tonight sweet hubs and I decided to go for a walk. Our leisurely stroll turned into a 5 mile walk with dinner somewhere in the middle and an absolutely stunning view of the setting sun from the courthouse lawn. I am grateful for a short walk that turned into hours of holding hands, laughing and talking, exploring our little town and just being together with no distractions.