100 lb. Club - ******An Attitude of Gratitude******




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Bunny1973
04-05-2014, 04:46 PM
I'm grateful that I cleaned my kitchen today and my feet weren't water balloons afterwards and I didn't need a nap. (:


Beverlyjoy
04-06-2014, 08:40 PM
- sunny morning tooday
- nice neighbors
- Mom came over for lunch yesterday
- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy
- new computer

Bunny1973
04-06-2014, 11:50 PM
* beautiful day
* generous friends
* good healthy food
* great TV (Call the Midwife was awesome tonight! and TurN on AMC was OK too)
* great kids


Beverlyjoy
04-07-2014, 07:54 AM
- my story went great. I gargled all morning and warmed up well... my voice was great. Thanks.

- Maya is turning two. Time goes by so fast.

- spring weather

- grass is greening up

- my wonderful friends from my guild

= friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

- bulbs starting to appear

Beverlyjoy
04-08-2014, 07:49 AM
- It's spring break for Alex and Maya is turning 2 this week.

- Spring weather

- doing my exercises daily

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

- indoor plumbing.

Beverlyjoy
04-09-2014, 08:49 PM
- being with my family
- maya is a breath of fresh air and a ray of sunshine
- Alex is such a wonderful brother
- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell
- good car and good roads

Beverlyjoy
04-10-2014, 01:47 PM
- time here with family

- Max sleeping in my arms

- Maya excited to see me in her class- friends, family, you all, fb internet, cell

- beautiful Spring weather

Beverlyjoy
04-13-2014, 08:42 AM
glad to be home. A great week with family

learning to keep my mouth closed when I should (butting out - it's hard!

sunshine today

friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, comedy, music

new computer

Beverlyjoy
04-14-2014, 08:01 AM
- feel better than yesterday - tummy doing better

- cold weather coming...why a gratitude - maybe it's the last one!

- memories of time with my grandkids

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

- my new computer

- Rachel is doing so well

- nice memories of Aunt Mackie

Beverlyjoy
04-15-2014, 05:12 AM
- starting to feel better from intestinal flu

- nice memories of time with family

- I am so blessed to have you ladies as part of my life... like my online sisters or more

- internet has enabled me to be friends with folks all over the world

- dh

- friends, family, cell, fb, internet, music, comedy

- my working well car

- my furnace (phooey on cold snowy weather again)

- seeing my bulbs up and blooming

Beverlyjoy
04-16-2014, 08:02 AM
Is anyone else here grateful for anything?


- a sunny day - BUT - freezing temps. Predicted to end soon in the morning

- weekend looks like nice weather

- my grandbabies

- neighbor's cat Mocha... such a sweet girl. I love to have a neighborhood cat

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

- car works well

- dishwasher - it's such a luxury

Beverlyjoy
04-17-2014, 06:46 AM
- a Spring day expected today
- got a lot accomplished yesterday
- invite to my nephew's first birthday - fun times
- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, comedy, music
- new computer - still figuring it out
- not all the bulb flowers died when it snowed yesterday
- my comfy chair

Beverlyjoy
04-18-2014, 06:02 AM
- going to be a nice weather day... and predicting a nice weather weekend

- I fixed my bank error easily

- music that keeps me company during the day, some days

- Mom said she will come over on Sunday for dinner

- friends, family, YOU ALL, fb, internet, cell, comedy

- grateful for a dishwasher

- grateful for hot water when I need it

- perennial plants starting to emerge.. some bulbs blooming

Beverlyjoy
04-20-2014, 07:11 AM
- dh just went to be the Easter Bunny and put out eggs for the neighborhood kids to find in their yards

- it's going to be a beautiful weather day

- wonderful neighbors

- wonderful family

- wonderful fsf sisters/friends

- plants starting to emerge - ysy

- friends, family, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

- having a dishwasher - really a nice luxury

- grass is SO green

Beverlyjoy
04-22-2014, 05:59 AM
Please feel free to post your gratitudes. This thread is not just for me. There are always things for which we are grateful.

- food sanity yesterday... grateful

- my seniors are doing ok

- birdies chirping

- pretty bulbs blooming

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

- ceiling fan when it's hot outside

Beverlyjoy
04-23-2014, 05:42 AM
- food sanity two days in a row... yay.... grateful

- errands done

- good talk with my sister

- seniors are doing pretty well

- coffee in the morning

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

- new friends

- if I speak Norwegian to telemarketers - they hang up.

- Spring like weather

Beverlyjoy
04-24-2014, 09:07 AM
- I woke up feeling like I wanted to eat chocolate and goodies.... but reading posts here has helped me get past it. Thanks friends.. so grateful

- Spring!!! yay

- dh - he's such a good man (even though he teases me all the time)

- having enough

- birdies chirping

- leaves & blossoms are starting to emerge on trees and shrubs

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

- nice talk with my sister yesterday

Olivia7906
04-24-2014, 10:37 AM
I'm going to join this thread. I keep a "grateful" journal on my computer and it helps me to keep that positive energy circulating in and around me. Beverlyjoy, you have been amazing at being consistent with sharing the things you are grateful for and I truly believe that energy will help you manifest your heart's desires! I'm trying to get to the point where I'm doing this daily as well....so here goes ;)

- having such a wonderful sleep where I woke up smiling

- fixing a healthy breakfast for myself and my 2 beautiful daughters

- jogging 1.5 miles on the treadmill without stopping after 10 days of taking a jogging break

- for the changes that will soon be taking place in my life

- for my willingness to surrender to the ebb and flow of life

- for the peace I feel in my heart at all times

Beverlyjoy
04-25-2014, 06:29 AM
Hi Olivia!! I am so glad you posted! :) Thanks for those kind words. I think having daily gratitudes keeps life in perspective.


Mine for today:

- Paula is almost in Italy... YAY...

- August has a cute new hair cut.

- April showers bring May flowers.

- Kara passed her test.

- DH is done with some work activities he felt were worthless

- it's the weekend

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, comedy, music

- I'll get $1 off each gallon of gas this week

Beverlyjoy
04-26-2014, 07:14 AM
- it's a day that Paula has been anticipated for months and months. So exciting.

- free movie from Time Warner - coupon

- Spring

- my nephew & wife and their not yet born triplets are doing well

- very cool morning turning into no jacket afternoons

- friends, family, YOU ALL, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

- I remembered to buy shoe laces, finally

- friends from around the world

Olivia7906
04-26-2014, 08:21 AM
It really does keep life in perspective, I agree ;)

-having a sleepover with my beautiful nieces and sister-in-love this weekend

-late night conversation with my sister that lives in another state

-having a great weigh in this morning

-excited to make homemade pancakes for my kids and nieces (they love it)

-the lady at the bridal store who is working her butt off to get my dress here on time (only 20 days left)

:D

Beverlyjoy
04-27-2014, 06:13 AM
Hi Olivia!

- Paula is in Italy - or on her way, at least. YAY

- my friend, LeighAnne

- birdies are loud this morning... love it

- stories to tell

- nice neighbors

- my seniors are doing OK

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

- heat on cold days - fan and air conditioning on hot days... I will never take it for granted.

Beverlyjoy
04-28-2014, 07:05 AM
- we got a lot of spring garden cleanup done yesterday

- Paula is in Italy.. yay

- the kids in the neighborhood are so fun

- so many birds nesting in our yard

- coffee - good way to start the day

- did my exercises for several days in a row

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

- days for opening the windows

Beverlyjoy
04-29-2014, 08:29 AM
- only mild rain so far - today it will be more severe they say. I am ready, grateful.

- got some cute things for the triplets coming to my nephew and wife. I love baby showers.

- figuring out some things about my feet

- Paula is on her dream trip to Italy

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, comedy, music

- sumppump works well

- nice neighbors

time2lose
04-29-2014, 10:04 AM
Hi all, I need to start posting here again so that I remember all that I have to be grateful for. Today I am grateful for all the basics.

* Good health
* Family
* Good job with pleasant working conditions
* Friends
* Indoor plumbing and clean water
* God and Jesus
* More than enough

Olivia7906
04-29-2014, 10:44 AM
Hi ladies!

Today I am grateful for:

-signing the lease on my new apartment
-my parents for letting me stay with them through my divorce
-my beautiful daughters
-my 2.4 mile jog this morning that makes me feel SO great
-my dedication to my health
-the peace that resides with me on a daily basis

Beverlyjoy
04-30-2014, 08:50 AM
Hi Cheryl!! It's so nice to see you here! Glad you posted.
Olivia - hi back to you!


- the rain here wasn't too bad here

- stories went well

- sore ankle yesterday... it's been a long time.

- nice neighbors who can be so helpful

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy -


- our house with big windows - lots of light

Olivia7906
04-30-2014, 09:26 AM
Happy Hump Day ;)

I'm grateful for:

-a beautiful stormy night (it helps me sleep well)

-keeping my stress levels extremely low considering that I'm dealing with dress drama for my brother's wedding lol (ordered a dress last year.....I gained weight....dress too small.....had to order a bigger dress.....bigger dress not here yet and I leave for the wedding in 15 days)

-my funny daughters for telling jokes in the car on the way to school

Beverlyjoy
05-01-2014, 07:53 AM
- nice weather

- Maya is so joyful. She loves to sing and dance

- ankle improving

- planning ahead

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

- new friends

- sister in law coming in town this weekend. Can't wait to see her

Beverlyjoy
05-02-2014, 07:37 AM
- all the flowers emerging and blooming

- seeing Maya sing and dance on a video. I can't stop watching it.

- shower is tomorrow. It will be nice to have Murray's sister overnight

= friends, family, you all, fb, cell,internet, music, comedy

- triplets are coming to our family... wowzer

Ruthxxx
05-02-2014, 07:50 AM
+ my delightful little dog, Jazz

+ spring wildflowers are appearing in my woods

+ my new neighbours have turned out to be great - they rent but are cleaning up the property

+ three more interviews to do for summer jobs at the Mill

+ finished hand sewing binding on last quilt

+ therapy dog testing is coming together well - all set for the 11th

+ the rhubarb is up despite the cold and wet

+ the constant rain has washed my car beautifully! The Canada Goose calling cards are gone!

+ low carb seems to be working for me - 10 pounds gone in April!

+ I am back to thinking about gratitude!

Beverlyjoy
05-03-2014, 06:10 AM
Hi Ruth!!

- see family today and this evening

- beautiful springy weather

- managing

- baby shower today

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

- glasses that help me see better.

Beverlyjoy
05-04-2014, 07:33 AM
- wonderful time at the baby shower

- cousins & sister in law gathering last night - cookout

- garden flowers emerging more everyday

- seniors doing well

- cousin Harry will be with Rachel four days next week. Nice

- trees are blooming

- good coffee

- ceiling fan

- having enough

Ruthxxx
05-04-2014, 08:06 AM
+ my daffodils are starting to bloom despite the weather

+ my propane "woodstove" stove in the back room

+ Toni who is such a sweet and gentle soul

+ Dan who is going to handle the last interview for me (It's a distant relative and not a good idea for me to lead the charge)

+ last two quilts are now finished and labeled - ready to go to tomorrow mornings meeting

+ Anna (84) who is still so enthused about the Mill and has lots of ideas for summer programming

+ being able to sleep right through the night thanks to those wee blue pills

+ Spring who is flirting with us but tossing us little goodies

Beverlyjoy
05-05-2014, 09:04 AM
- springtime

- putting a dent in Spring garden cleanup

- my favorite perfume

- friends, family, you all, cell, internet, fb, comedy, music

- my favorite comfy chair

- every day is a new beginning

- cute kids in the neighborhood - bring me joy

- face to face with grandkids over the weekend

- Maya singing Let it Go... wonderful!!

bonnie2009
05-06-2014, 12:03 AM
Hi Beverly!

Grateful for:

Hope
My dogs
Green grass
Dogwood blooming
Family

Beverlyjoy
05-06-2014, 06:30 AM
Hi Bonnie!


- a cancellation gets me in to see the dietician this morning - hoping it will help

- Springy weather

- been invited to Lily's wedding - nice

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

- working car

- flowers

= comfy chair

- favoritie perfume

- Cindy. shirley and Krista doing well.

time2lose
05-06-2014, 11:36 AM
I am so blessed and have so much for which to be grateful (I am working on my grammar. :))

* I am at peace with this weight loss stuff, my children, my place in this world, etc. Such a blessing.
* I have a job that is pleasant and pays the bills.
* I have reliable transportation.
* Friends (online and real life)
* all the modern conveniences such as dishwasher, washing machine, Internet, cell phoneetc
* and as always, I am grateful for indoor plumbing

Beverlyjoy
05-07-2014, 08:23 AM
- Springtime
- frozen peas & heating pad
- nice to see dietician yesterday
- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy
- still keeping tellemarketers away speaking Norwegian - it's a hoot.

susiemartin
05-07-2014, 09:27 AM
Aspirin
Soft bed
Internet
Family

Ruthxxx
05-07-2014, 09:53 AM
+ another sunny day

+ wildflowers along my lane and in the woods

+ the scent of wild plum - it lasts just a few days but is wonderful

+ was able to recover missing tool bars

+ bound another quilt so it's ready for hand sewing while relaxing with TV

+ Paul may hire Jason my neighbour for carpentry work :crossed:

+ all student hiring is now done

+ bought some herbs for planters on the deck - in sight from kitchen window

+ pet therapy this afternoon with Jazz who seems particularly perky

Beverlyjoy
05-08-2014, 07:34 AM
Hi Susiemartin!


- pretty spring trees
- invited to my cousin's daughters wedding
- gardens emerging
- Rachel has had a realization of what she can and cannot do
- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy
- my car
- dishwasher - such a wonderful luxury
- kindness

Beverlyjoy
05-09-2014, 06:36 AM
- birdies chirping
- ordering online
- Meg's birthday today
- ceiling fan
- friends, family, you all,, cell, fb, internet, music, comedy
- car
- my little nephew turns one

Ruthxxx
05-09-2014, 06:44 AM
+ a stressful week is nearly over

+ busy weekend ahead but a change from the usual

+ made a decision which should fix my accounting program problem

+ schedule for Mill supervision is now firm and I only need to do Tuesdays!

+ yesterday was a lovely spring day

+ Paul assures me that my leaky roof is now fixed

+ the daffodils at the Church are in full bloom and gorgeous

+ will be seeing my extended family for a Mother's Day BBQ on Sunday

susiemartin
05-09-2014, 07:37 AM
:)
Headache is gone
Sunny warm day
A little spare time to do what I like
The washing machine is fixed

Beverlyjoy
05-10-2014, 09:13 PM
- I am not allergic to pollen

- family time

- rained stopped in time for the party

- freinds, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy.

- frozen peas and heating pad

Beverlyjoy
05-11-2014, 07:36 AM
- my mama and my other mother, Rachel

- Nancy, my sister in law, will go out to dinner with Rachel in Cleveland.

- fog is lifting

- friends, family, you all, fb, cell phone, internet, music, comedy

- friends from all over the world via the internet

- next weekend is the plant swap

Beverlyjoy
05-12-2014, 10:25 AM
- Paula is home safely and had a good trip
- DH said he'd dig up a few things for the swap
- all the rain makes the grass so green
- I have a new little cousin.
- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy
- frozen peas/heating pad
- hazelnut coffee
- nice mother's day.

bonnie2009
05-13-2014, 12:27 AM
Hi Beverly!

Hope
Great weather
My dogs
Flower planting time

Beverlyjoy
05-13-2014, 06:54 AM
- I have done my exercises for seven days in a row

- got some gardenning done yesterday

- talked to my sister yesterday

- ran Mom around yesterday - she keeps on going forward

- nice mother's day

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

- working into wearing my new shoes

- Krista has had ten days on track... yay

Beverlyjoy
05-14-2014, 07:08 AM
- plants ready for the plant swap

- rain to keep newly potted plants moist

- Season Finale for NCIS - love that show

- friends, family, you all, cell, fb, internet, music, comedy

- heat for when it's cold.... air conditioning & ceiling fans for when it's hot - very grateful

- new grass looks good

- my measure of good health

Beverlyjoy
05-15-2014, 05:30 PM
- bad weather was all around us - but, we were OK

- exercised for 9 days straight

- getting ready for tomorrow

- things ready for the plant swap - glad I am not in charge of anything.

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

- my car

- DH likes his job

Wannabehealthy
05-15-2014, 07:04 PM
I am grateful that my DH is starting to feel better.

Beverlyjoy
05-16-2014, 04:59 AM
- furnace for cold days ... air conditioning for hot days I am so grateful

- heating pad and frozen peas

- birdies chirping

- pretty dish garden for a door prize at the swap

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy.

- some friends going to concert today

- my car

Beverlyjoy
05-17-2014, 07:26 AM
- grateful that some friends now run the plant swap .... it's good to be able to pass the torch and go as a 'civilian'.

- wonderful time storytelling yesterday

- love seeing the pretty dark red leaves on some of my trees

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

- DH is so helpful in the garden

susiemartin
05-17-2014, 10:34 AM
healthy livestock
plenty of yarn
herb garden
DH
:)

Beverlyjoy
05-18-2014, 06:46 AM
- the plant swap was so much fun - most fun I've ever had. I am not in charge any more.

- some new pretties for the garden

- predicting a beautiful day

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell phonoe, music, comedy

- hot water for a shower - so grateful - some folks have very little water

Beverlyjoy
05-19-2014, 07:15 AM
- sunny mild morning... birdies chirping

- frozen peas and heating pads

- morning newspaper - not many folks get it... DH loves it

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cellphone, music, comedy

- perennials emereging - fun to see

susiemartin
05-19-2014, 08:15 AM
Sunny beautiful morning
Time to sew
Rose garden
Enough money
Plenty of food
Good friends

Beverlyjoy
05-20-2014, 07:10 AM
- DH got all the swap plants into the ground

-trying to stay cheerful with this painful knee - rest ice compression elevation. Please pray I can get through this without needing anything major

- birdies chirping - also wrens in the wren house - I love their song

- friends, family, you all, fb, cell, internet, comedly, music

- having enouogh

- toasted hazelnut coffee

- willingness to keep trying again

Beverlyjoy
05-21-2014, 09:36 AM
- spring weather

- found my knee sleeve from 14 years ago. I am hoping it's helpful

- lilacs are blooming

- Rachel sees the knee doctor Friday

- freinds, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, j
music, comedy.

- plentiful water

- my trees with the reddish purple leaves - so beautiful

Beverlyjoy
05-22-2014, 07:48 AM
- I have appointment with my doctor next week to help my knee

- beautiful spring

- my grandchildren

- talked to my sister yesterday

- friends, family, you all, fb, cell, internet, music, comedy

- love my comfy chair - grateful to have it

Beverlyjoy
05-23-2014, 06:57 AM
- nice neighbor helped me with a couple things in the garden

- resting, elevating, my compression sleeve, and ice/heat is helping my knee

- pretty flowers

- not missing the flower gardens that are now back to grass

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

- new friends are always nice

- wrens have moved into the wren birdhouse - I love their song.

Beverlyjoy
05-25-2014, 08:17 AM
- forecasting another nice day

- I got up the nerve to tell my neighbor her backyard looks like a junkyard. (in a nice way I think) It's terrible.

- friends on vacation who share their experiences on the way. FUN

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

- toasted hazelnut coffee

- having water to keep my garden going

Beverlyjoy
05-26-2014, 06:49 AM
- we planted the annuals - purdy

- nice weather

- pretty garden, chirping birdies

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

- dishwasher - such a luxury, love it

Ruthxxx
05-26-2014, 07:10 AM
- being able to work two very full days over the weekend doing tours of the Town Hall. (My knees are sore today but I managed!)

- a vase with several strands of Bleeding Heart on my desk

- getting to know (and like) Katherine better

- Jazz seems happier after my neglecting him during the past busy week

- my strawberry plants are in blossom

- my neglected front garden is looking pretty good

- the upstairs guest room is looking less like a scene from Hoarders

- I like my new hairstyle now that I've figured out how to do it the way Danny does. ("Vanity, thy name is woman!")

Beverlyjoy
05-28-2014, 07:55 AM
Hi Ruth!

- today I see the doctor for my injured knee

- nice weather - birdies chirping

- all the birdhouse have families

- friends, family, you all, cell, internet, fb, music, comedy

- dishwasher

- indoor plumbing

- having enough

Beverlyjoy
05-29-2014, 06:42 AM
- no surgery for my knee - so grateful

- my friend LeighAnne is coming over today

- my neighbor with the horrible backyard started to clean it up yesterday. Grateful.

- friends, family, you all, fb, cell, internet, music, comedy.

- some FB friends from Sweden & myself are going to learn to knit

- pretty flowers.

Ruthxxx
05-29-2014, 07:03 AM
- supposed to be a tad warmer after yesterdays cold, cold day

- got several boxes organized for the Saturday Yard Sale

- I have a strand of Bleeding Heart on my desk again - peonies and lemon lilies next

- more Mill memberships and donations came in yesterday

- nothing on today's calendar that has to be done!

- time to breathe!

Beverlyjoy
05-30-2014, 04:24 PM
- good storytelling at a school today

- beautiful weather today

- I thought I was lost but found my way to the school.. so grateful.

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

- new knitting group

- DH will be surprised when the kids come over to sing happy birthday tomorrow

- in a week, Mike and Family will be here to visit

Beverlyjoy
05-31-2014, 12:38 PM
- most of the mulch is down

- DH is capable of putting down 100 bags of mulch

- tonight we'll have a fire

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, comedy, musid

- knee is feeling better.

Beverlyjoy
06-02-2014, 06:27 AM
- overnight rain good for the flowers

- like Shirley says ... my measure of good health

- ds and family will visit

- neighbor said we can use pack n play this weekend

- friends, family, you all, cell, internet, fb, comedy, music

- ordered two new dresses

Beverlyjoy
06-03-2014, 07:43 AM
- a long good talk last night with LeighAnne

- rain for the gardens

- bought some perennials with color in the leaves = always makes me happy

- great talk with Rachel last night. She will have hernia surgery this week

- soon.. Mike and family here

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

- friends around the world via facebook

- ceiling fans

Beverlyjoy
06-04-2014, 10:02 AM
- Rachel is ready for her surgery

- Nancy will go with her

- new plants

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

- new friends - so nice

- ceiling fan

- tums

- frozen peas and heating pad

Beverlyjoy
06-05-2014, 08:55 AM
- I think LeighAnne and August are coming over this morning.

- Rachel is in surgery for her hernia... Nancy is with her

- I gave the house a quick pick up - good enough for now

- friends, family, YOU ALL, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

_ I am actually learning Norwegian and can converse with myself. LOL

Beverlyjoy
06-06-2014, 06:57 AM
- Leighanne helped in the garden yesterday

- DH brought home a porch swing for swinging chair thingy

- long rain gave us pretty flowers and easier weeding

- tonight Mike and family will be hear

- friends, family, YOU ALL, fb, internet, cell phone, music, comedy

- ankle improving with ice and ankle compression thing

- no rain expected for our Cousin's Party on Saturday.

Ruthxxx
06-06-2014, 07:13 AM
Gotta get in here more often! It helps me put my busy life in perspective.

- Dame's Rocket is blooming in the meadow - looks great and the scent is incredible

- just a wee bit of planting left in my raised bed

- Liz, dear friend and neighbour, delivered my next Book Club book

- dumping my 2013 paperwork on an accountant this afternoon

- adorable kittens on my step - my barn cat produced - free kittens, anyone?

- Susan dropped in yesterday - nice to take a break from a busy day and have tea and chat for an hour

- going for lunch down on the St Lawrence with Dan today - another nice break! (I plan to take more.)

- the folks next door are considering finding another home for their badly behaved German Shepherd who now jumps out of the upstairs window to terrorize the Village :crossed:

- a lovely weekend is about to start - a beer-can chicken night tomorrow, I think

Beverlyjoy
06-08-2014, 09:06 AM
- wonderful family cousin's party yesterday. I got to see a new baby, Morgen. Aunt Mackie's newest grandchild.

- rain for the garden

- nice neighbors

- pretty flowers, LeighAnne helped with weeding, Murray has one plant to put in. We are going to get a Knock Out Rose to put where the butterfly bush died

- Rachel has come through her hernia surgery very well.

- my sister feels well enough to go to England.

- my FSF sisters -

- chirping birdies

- dishwasher - it's such a luxury really

Beverlyjoy
06-09-2014, 07:47 AM
- DH got me a pretty Knockout rose

- most of weeding done - Mimi's son will help

- weather forecast says no rain Saturday when we host the picnic

- friends, family, YOU ALL, fb, internet, cell phone, music, comedy

- ceiling fan - frozen peas - heating pad

- exercises that help me feel stronger

- redid some of my dish gardens that the COLD weather killed off - so fun

Beverlyjoy
06-10-2014, 07:33 AM
- dh may see the kids on Thursday

- cute fairy garden Meg's mom made for Maya - she loves it

- pretty gardens

- blood work today - maybe that will shake me into healthy eating

- ice/heat

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

- wonderful online friends

- comfortable bed

bonnie2009
06-10-2014, 03:28 PM
Hi Beverly!

Hope
Relaxation
Dogs
Birds
Getting to know myself better

Ruthxxx
06-10-2014, 03:40 PM
Today I am grateful for:

+ a complete and printed Financial Report for tonight's meeting

+ the super staff we have at the Mill this summer

+ my peach Oriental Poppy which has huge blossoms

+ beer can chicken worked out well again

+ enjoyed the Victorian Tea on Sunday and garnered ideas for our own tea next Spring

+ veggie garden is complete and well-watered

+ Jazz is being a very good dog and staying in the yard

Beverlyjoy
06-11-2014, 07:31 AM
Hi Bonnie!! Hi Ruth!

- I am avoiding neighborhood drama

- rain, good for the plants

- all the colors of spring/summer

- Rachel & mom doing well

- I now have a wonderful doctor now

- willingness to do my daily stretches and strengthening exercises

- friends, family, YOU ALL, fb, internet, cell phone, music, comedy

- LeighAnne is really helping Isaac. I am so grateful.

Beverlyjoy
06-12-2014, 08:03 AM
- Laurie came and dug up some plants to take home. She brought me a few and planted them. YAY

- the children in my neighborhood. Love 'em

- Max is starting to scooch along the carpet

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell phone, music, comedy

- having fun with my dish gardens

- dishwasher - love it

- good books, good stories, good songs

bonnie2009
06-12-2014, 11:55 PM
Thankful for:
Dogs
Birds
Family
Sunshine
Hope

Beverlyjoy
06-13-2014, 07:25 AM
- knowing that even though I resprained my ankle.. it can feel better if I do what I need to do.

- gardens look pretty

- 2 butterfly bushes aren't dead! YAY.(3 are dead, though - from the hard winter)

- friends, family, you all, internet, cell phone, fb, music, comedy

- comfortable bed

- stories

- Max is scooching around. I live when Mike posts a video!!

bonnie2009
06-13-2014, 01:36 PM
Hope
Pretty day
Elephant ear plants my brother gave me :-)
Birds
Dogs

Beverlyjoy
06-14-2014, 07:36 AM
- got most of the gated garden straightened up

- finally fell asleep last

- tonight the potluck at my house

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell phone, music, comedy

- it's going to be a beautiful day

- the habit of writing my daily gratitudes

- lots of water yesterday

Beverlyjoy
06-15-2014, 08:49 AM
- yesterday a great pot luck at my house!

- later in the evening a fire with the neighbor's house with the kids playing. I met new baby Reese, cutie.

- Happy Father's Day to all the dads I know and knew. Grateful that my son is a very loving father. He cuddles and kisses them all the time & tells them he loves them. (he's an affectionate husband, too)

- the garden looks beautiful

- just needed the ceiling fan yesterday

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell phone, comedy, music

- umbrella's that give shade in the gardens

- tums

bonnie2009
06-15-2014, 11:44 PM
Thankful for:
Hope
Love
More Confidence
Sunshine
Dogs
Birds
Nieces

Beverlyjoy
06-16-2014, 06:56 AM
- nice weekend

- checking up on Rachel

- pretty knock out roses

- celebrating Father's DAy with some friends

- toasted hazelnut coffee from Seattles Best

- pretty knock off roses

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell phone, music, comedy

bonnie2009
06-16-2014, 12:35 PM
Pretty day
Hope
Dogs
Birds
Family

bonnie2009
06-18-2014, 08:34 PM
Dogs vet visit over
Family
Hope
More confidence
Friends outdoors

Ruthxxx
06-19-2014, 06:34 AM
+ glorious peonies
+ pet therapy visit went particularly well yesterday
+ all the summer clothes are now out of storage
+ all my veggies are well up in the raised bed
+ Madeleine fixed my out of balance accounting system
+ strange man cancelled his Hall reservation for this afternoon - I was very uneasy about him
+ strawberries!!!!!
+ a stretch of nice weather ahead

bonnie2009
06-19-2014, 09:24 PM
Thankful for:
Hope
Dogs
Rain
More confidence
Comedy movies

Beverlyjoy
06-20-2014, 07:11 AM
- I got through the day healthfully yesterday. I am so grateful.

- Lowes will deliver our new refrig. today. It will be nice to have one again.

- no flooding where I am - grateful

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music comedy

- air conditioning takes the humidity out of the air. Ceiling fans are nice too

Beverlyjoy
06-20-2014, 07:12 AM
- I got through the day healthfully yesterday. I am so grateful.

- Lowes will deliver our new refrig. today. It will be nice to have one again.

- no flooding where I am - grateful

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music comedy

- air conditioning takes the humidity out of the air. Ceiling fans are nice too

Ruthxxx
06-20-2014, 07:21 AM
+ a lovely coolish morning - my kind of summer!

+ found the right cord for the electric wok - $2 at a yard sale and barely used but no cord

+ the roadsides are gorgeous with daisies and buttercups

+ Donna seems happier and did a though job yesterday

+ the neighbours are leaving their dog in doors when they go to work - I guess my discussion about all the barking sunk in

+ my accounting files loaded back correctly

+ lunch with Barb was fun and well worth the extra pound of waterweight that showed up today

+ coffee, strawberries, music and good friends like Barb who almost force me to take a break and relax

Beverlyjoy
06-21-2014, 07:49 AM
- new fridge came yesterday -Today we can actually start using it!!

- two days of food sanity YAY

- will see long time friends today at their new condo

- my sister made it to London safely

- friends, family, you all, cell, fb, internet, music, comedy

- air conditioning & ceiling fans

Beverlyjoy
06-22-2014, 07:14 AM
- three days of food sanity... I am so grateful

- we didn't go to our friends last night... but, Murray made a fire last night and it was so nice.

- dh cut back some plants that really needed it

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

- summer is officially here... some of the neighborhood kids were catching fireflies last night.. loved it

- new fridge is a gallery of photos and artwork - love it

- all the birdies chirping

Beverlyjoy
06-23-2014, 08:25 AM
- mostly a healthy day yesterday - even though I ate extra last night... I still had no sugar.

- neighbor kids came over with their little planters where the frigid winter killed off there little sedums. It was fun.

- this week we will see Mike and family

- garden looks pretty

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, comedy, music

- new fridge

- air conditioning & ceiling fans

- I thought the dishwasher was leaking, but it's not. A dishwasher is such a luxury. Grateful.

Pink Hurricane
06-23-2014, 11:08 PM
*My husband, our marriage, and his improved health!
*Our healthy, beautiful baby boy who is continuing to grow every day!
*Bills paid, clean water, A/C, good healthy food, technology
*3FC!
*Happiness of our family and friends!
*Being able to have a wonderful job!

Beverlyjoy
06-24-2014, 07:54 AM
- yesterday was a very healthy food day - so grateful.

- willingness to keep track of fat, sat fat, cholesterol & carbs - it is making me mindful of getting my triglycerides down... Grateful

- lightning last night that put on a light show - It was beautiful. No flooding here... grateful

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

- a sting that has rescued hundred of young girls from sex trafficking in the USA. They arrested lots of pimps too. Amen.

- bright sunny morning with chirping birdies

Beverlyjoy
06-25-2014, 05:39 AM
- tomorrow grandchild come to visit

- pieces and parts feel some better

- counting fat, sat. fat, cholesterol & carbs daily seems to be doable and helpful

- got another call for summer work

- friends, family, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy, good friends

- birdies are chirping - so cheerful

- I got a word processor for my computer... couldn't believe it was 'standard'.

Beverlyjoy
06-26-2014, 06:09 AM
- another healthful day - I am so very grateful

- see those cuties today

- rain for the garden

- good talk with a friend yesterday - she has fibro and is suffering so.

- having faith

- grateful that I am learning that worry doesn't change anything... kind of a wasted emotion

- friends, family, YOU ALL, fb, internet, cell, music comedy

- having enough at this moment in time

Beverlyjoy
06-27-2014, 10:37 PM
so glad to be with my family

Max is such a little 'person'

Mike and Meg are such good parents

Folks are getting ready for the golf tournament. It's sweet

Friends, family, YOU ALL. fb, cell, internet, comedy, music

Beverlyjoy
06-30-2014, 07:41 AM
- nice visit with family

- paid work this week

- healthy food at home

- friends, family, you all, cell, fb, internet, cell, music

- stories

Beverlyjoy
07-01-2014, 10:00 AM
- every day is a new beginning

- almost ready for tomorrow's performances

- the birdies chirping

- having enough

- seeing my babies last weekend

- daylilies are starting to bloom

- got things straightened out with Mimi

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

- car with air conditioning - how did I survive before

- comfy recliner

bonnie2009
07-01-2014, 03:51 PM
Beverly- Thank you for keeping this thread going. It is much appreciated.

Grateful for:

Air conditioning
Hope
Work
Family and friends
Dogs
Birds
Chubby rabbit that comes out just before dark. He is soooo cute.

2salads
07-01-2014, 04:15 PM
Beverly- Thank you for keeping this thread going. It is much appreciated.

Grateful for:

Air conditioning
Hope
Work
Family and friends
Dogs
Birds
Chubby rabbit that comes out just before dark. He is soooo cute.

We have baby rabbits under our shed! They ARE Cute!

I am grateful for
- interviews for work for my husband
- a great teenager who is so great with his little bro (taught him to swim this week)
-purring kitties
-ebay and etsy
-being able to finally braid my hair (it's taken so long to grow out!)

Beverlyjoy
07-02-2014, 07:17 AM
Hi Bonnie! - So glad to see you here. You are welcome. My gratitudes always help me keep life in perspective.



- nice weather predicted for today

- Max will get an ultra sound because he doesn't move his head to the left

- pretty flowers

- three performances today... grateful

- all the kind people I know (makes up for the 'crazies'.

- friends, family, YOU ALL, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

- proud of Team USA in soccer

- working car - so grateful

Beverlyjoy
07-04-2014, 08:40 AM
- ultrasound was good. Grateful

- a beautiful day today

- daylilies are blooming - beautiful!

- our nice neighborhood

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

- mighty Max can pull himself up to standing now

- today is Mom's birthday - she's suppose to come over for lunch for a grilled cheese burger.

- neighborhood party for dinner

- fireworks for the kids last night. It was fun.

- counting my blessings... always puts life into perspective

- morning cup of coffee - the Keurig is nice

Beverlyjoy
07-05-2014, 08:39 AM
The triplets are born - they came out breathing and crying... this is good.
Babies are all in the NICU doing even better than expected - all breathing on their own as of now. So grateful.

- a nice day with friends and Mom.

- it's going to be another beautiful day

- my recliner

- cool morning

- Mom was so tickled that I used our wedding china for lunch yesterday . - that was fun.

- a good nights sleep

- so many funny things to see and read on FB

- dishwasher... such a nice luxury.

Ruthxxx
07-05-2014, 11:28 AM
+ this thread which forces a reality check once in a while

+ fresh bread picked up from the baker at 7:15

+ the green world I live in

+ my wonderful summer staff at the Mill - The Fab Five!

+ Barb who always makes me laugh and knows when I really need it

+ my wee dog Jazz who is a delight

+ having enough - I know I copied this gratitude from someone on here but I am grateful for my comfortable house and financial stability

Beverlyjoy
07-06-2014, 09:26 AM
- DH and I worked in the garden yesterday and it was fun.

- had a fire last night... fun and a few neighbors

- Mom and Rachel are doing OK

- so many birdies

- so many daylilies blooming

- my sister is home safe from London

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, comedy, music

- turkey sausage.. tasty

- working car

- ceiling fans

Ruthxxx
07-06-2014, 10:44 AM
+ cold pure water from the well in my garden

+ my neighbour did NOT cut his grass and disturb the Sunday morning quiet

+ I made a list last night and cleared up a lot of "niggles" this morning

+ my day lilies are in bloom too - Mateus is particularly lovely

FitFanny
07-06-2014, 11:44 AM
* A daughter that I love and who loves me
* My parents and brother who support me no matter what
* Fresh air, birds chirping, beautiful trees all around
* Everyday is a new opportunity to turn things around
* Always feeling hopeful

bonnie2009
07-06-2014, 02:20 PM
Gorgeous. Day
My dogs and their absolute unconditional love
Hope
Birds
Beautiful annuals I bought at 90 percent off!
Work

Beverlyjoy
07-07-2014, 07:42 AM
Hi fitfanny - nice to see your post.


- have a cold, took some medicine and stayed awake all night. My gratitude is that I am not working today. Yes, grateful.

-sunny morning... birdies chirping

- comfortable bed

- Mandy's new promotion

- friends, family, YOU ALL, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

-flowers look so pretty

- car works well

- new fridge - even with an ice maker.. that's nice

bonnie2009
07-07-2014, 03:13 PM
Grateful for :

Family
Pretty day
Hope
Dogs
Work
Air conditioning

Beverlyjoy
07-08-2014, 07:21 AM
- started to gather information about getting a new phone

- sump-pump is working well with all this rain

- I tried to help someone yesterday - but, not having a phone prevented me. Grateful I tried.

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, music, comedy

- chirping birdies

- coughing some better today

Beverlyjoy
07-09-2014, 08:48 AM
- new phone... just have to figure it out

- sunny morning

- daylilies look so pretty

- Mandy got a wonderful promotion

- friends, family, you all, cell, fb, internet, music & comedy

- ceiling fans

- every day is a new beginning

bonnie2009
07-09-2014, 03:00 PM
Hope
Brothers
My Brother fixed my stopped sink-yey!
Pretty day
Work

Beverlyjoy
07-10-2014, 07:28 AM
- I've done my exercises already

- learning about my new android and tablet

- my friend LeighAnne is trying to be honest with Mimi

- beautiful weather forcasted for the next few days

= friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

- friends from all over this earth via FB - absolutely joyful

- I saw a cat chasing a groundhog...RODENT

Beverlyjoy
07-11-2014, 08:23 AM
- dh and car were hit by a truck backing up... he is FINE... grateful. Car needs fixing... grateful for insurance

- beautiful weather

- so many flowers

- having fun with my new android and tablet

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell

- crockpot

Ruthxxx
07-11-2014, 09:56 AM
+ a day with no appointments

+ lovely summer temperatures for working outside and for sleeping

+ spent some time yesterday making things for the freezer

+ sold my Sage50 software to my accountant

+ enjoying sorting through Dr. Mess's old papers about the Mill

+ baby skunks on my lawn this morning - cute but glad they moved off down the street

+ the black caps are ripening - a nice little treat on the way to the back garden

+ just got a call from a friend agreeing to assist in the schoolwork judging for the Fair early next week. Yippee!

bonnie2009
07-11-2014, 03:09 PM
Hope
Family
Dogs
Air conditioning

Beverlyjoy
07-12-2014, 10:42 AM
- seeing that Rachael and wonderful to catch up

- seeing long time friends today

- pretty flowers

- working through some depression... one day at a time

- the grandkids

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

- my new android and tablet... LOTS of fun. They both take great photos. Good bye camera.

Ruthxxx
07-13-2014, 07:16 AM
+ grateful that the wedding at the Mill went well yesterday. It helped that the bride was an events planner

+ as usual, my dear wee Jazz who is so delighted to see me when I get home

+ having pre-prepped meats in the freezer ready to pop on the grill after thawing

+ the huge crop of kale I am getting from six plants

+ tiny Herb Robert growing in the lane - too often ignored

+ hot water and the time to soak in the tub this morning

Beverlyjoy
07-13-2014, 08:06 AM
- we had a really fun time last night with friends.

- DH did a big weeding at the side of the house. YAY

- I did some gardening yesterday

- having fun taking photos with my new devices

- lots of water

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

- ceiling fans

thewalrus0
07-13-2014, 01:14 PM
Hi guys, I need to jump in and reintroduce some gratitude into my life!

I am grateful
-for being 85lbs lost in less than a year.
-for being able to tie my shoes without getting breathless.
-for being able to squat 40lbs.
-for having a job.
-for my amazing supportive family.

:)

bonnie2009
07-13-2014, 10:53 PM
Grateful for:
Hope
Work
Dogs
Chubby bunnies in the yard so cute!
Small steps

Beverlyjoy
07-14-2014, 09:02 AM
Hi - Thewalrus0 - so glad to see you posted.


- I am doing my exercises daily =-even when my food isn't right on plan

- finished cleaning my office. Looks nice.. yay

- the children riding their bikes last night.. so nice to live on a cul-de-sac.

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

- rain for the flowers

- learned a lot at my class

bonnie2009
07-14-2014, 10:23 PM
Grateful for:
Hope
Family
Dogs
Birds
Work

Ruthxxx
07-15-2014, 05:55 AM
+ the schoolwork entries in the Fair are now judged and ribboned - all 1000 of them

+ had yummy raspberries yesterday

+ weight is the same with no gain as expected

+ Doug was really appreciative of the New Yorkers I dropped off

+ my replacement glasses are ready - a week early!

+ had time for a nap yesterday afternoon - 20 minutes does it!

Beverlyjoy
07-15-2014, 08:04 AM
- I fell out of bed last night. (how does that happen????) I am a little sore in my shoulder and bruised on my arm. But, I think I am OK. Grateful.

- milder weather predicted for this week

- took some pretty photos of the flowers

- I like my new phone

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

Beverlyjoy
07-16-2014, 07:03 AM
- work went OK - all things considered. .

- beautiful mild weather - I love a sweater day in the summer

- I am loving my flowers even more - with my new cell phone camera

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

- our sweet neighborhood cat.. Mocha

- the dear children in our neighborhood

- cup of coffee in the morning

- I love thinking about my grandchildren

- still doing my exercises - grateful for the willingness

bonnie2009
07-16-2014, 01:33 PM
Beverly glad you are doing okay from your fall!

Grateful for:
Family
Dogs
cooler weather
Work
friends

Beverlyjoy
07-17-2014, 08:12 AM
Thanks, Bonnie!


- I've done my exercises already - a good way to start the day

- sunny morning and birdies chirping - very cheerful

- so many pretty flowers make me happy

- mom feels better

- Rachel is doing her PT exercises at home. She is realizing her limitations. Glad for that.

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

- car that runs well

- deep breathing - it's very settling

- my 'grabber' - very very helpful

Beverlyjoy
07-18-2014, 07:23 AM
- I told two good friends that I can't be in the middle of their arguments. Whatever each tells me stay with me and I won't tell the other.

- July is daylily month in my garden.. so pretty

- predicting a beautiful day today

- our neighbor's 19 year old son is getting his head straight - grateful

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

- working car

Beverlyjoy
07-19-2014, 06:48 AM
- so nice to eat outside at supper last night. Fun to see the flowers.

- rained last night... good for the flowers

- only slept one hour last night... grateful that I can take nap or go back to bed


- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

- tylenol

bonnie2009
07-19-2014, 10:20 PM
Air conditioning
Family
Friends
Dogs
Flowers
Hope

Ruthxxx
07-20-2014, 07:37 AM
+ being able to get a rescue dog - my Jazz needs a companion

+ Anna gave me four wee filet mignons!

+ my small raised bed is producing just enough veggies for me

+ raspberries!

+ my fitbit which is showing me I really need to move more

+ the front perennial bed which is finally coming back into colourful bloom with daylilies

+ weight is slowly dropping now that I'm eating fewer carbs

+ the school entries in the Fair are now all mounted for display and the winners list is WIP

Beverlyjoy
07-20-2014, 07:58 AM
took a nap yesterday and went to bed early

- nice to sit and chat last night with neighbors on my street - watching the kids play is nice too

- pretty flowers in the garden

- talked to my sister yesterday

- my seniors are doing OK

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

- working car

- had a sore back yesterday... it's improved today

- watching golf with DH - after 37 years I am actually enjoy it

Beverlyjoy
07-21-2014, 07:19 AM
- working today

- rain - but, not too much

- three mild days

- soon I will see the kids

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

- working car

- pretty area of hibiscus toward back of yard - looks so nice

Beverlyjoy
07-22-2014, 11:52 AM
- Shirley's good news.

- staying out of the feud my two friends are having

- daylilies are still blooming

- sweet neighbor kids that helped bring in my recycling bin and two yard waste trash barrels.

- saw the ground hog today - he was eating a weed... gotta get that rodent!

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music, comedy

- working car

- ceiling fans and air conditioning

Beverlyjoy
07-23-2014, 08:15 AM
- good news from my doctor

- I can hardly wait to hug those babies.

- even though my weight is up and down it's been in a five pound window for months.

- I am grateful that DH says he is onboard to help by keeping junky food out of the house. (time will tell...)

- beautiful flowers

- milder weather predicted for the next five days

- I really really like my doctor.

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music

- good car

- money in the savings. I can remember years when there wasn't any - so grateful

Beverlyjoy
07-24-2014, 06:52 AM
- grandbabies... yay

- mild summer days ahead

- willingness to try

- car that works well

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell, music

- birdies chirping

- my seniors are doing OK