Wednesday, November 22, 2006

Thankful

I’m thankful for my friends. You keep me grounded. You support me, love unconditionally, make me laugh and let me cry. Most importantly, you share your wine! I love you all.

I’m thankful for TheBoy. We’ve had one hell of a year haven’t we? No matter what I love you. Remember.

I’m thankful for my family. My mom is my number one fan. It never fails to amaze me how she comes through for me time and time again. I’m thankful for my grandmother’s continued heath and for the recovery of my Aunt Sue from her surgery earlier this year. I’m thankful that I finally got to visit with most of my family at our reunion this summer.

I’m thankful for my health. Even though it’s been a tenuous year as far as my health goes, I think it’s under control now and for that I am TRULY thankful! What’s a little scaring among friends… Right?

I’m thankful for my job. Even though lately it’s been difficult and (why lie?) I’ve been very unhappy, for the most part I like the people I work with and times are good. I’m thankful that it affords me food on the table, clothes on my back and the opportunity to go back to school.

I’m thankful for all the wonderful vacations I’ve been on in the last year. Maui with Liz was truly the trip of a lifetime, hopefully we can do it again. My family reunion to Oregon was a whirlwind two day extravaganza and even though I was freaking exhausted… it was fun. SunRiver with TheBoy and his family is always a good time. Trips to Lake Shasta, though few, were a blast. Two trips to Donner, one of which DID NOT result in a flood (thankyouverymuch), thanks Michele. And last but not least a vacation to Cabo San Lucas. Whew! I’m exhausted just remembering all of that!

I’m thankful that I was able to participate in two of my close friends weddings this year. Best of wishes to Angie and Erik and to Michele and John! I love you guys! Also, I’m thankful for being able to be involved in the wedding of TheBoy’s brother. Best wishes to Josh and Kristi!

I’ve spent a lot of this year just wishing it would be over. It’s been a rough year for me. Rough in my personal life, rough in my professional life, rough on my health… But when I started jotting things down for this post I realized.... I wouldn’t have missed it for the world.

I’m thankful for perspective.

I’m thankful that it’s only 39 days until 2007!

2 comments:

kate said...

me too!

have a great holiday.

Liz said...

I am thankful for you too. I hpope for many more vacations together.