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Yes, this is my 'thankfulness' post

I was debating whether or not I wanted to do a thankfulness blog or not but figured I have plenty to be thankful for so I might as well.

My friends and family

Lets get the obvious out of the way first. I have some really great people in my life, family,  friends who are family to me. Some new, some old, and I appreciate and am thankful for all of them. I'm a people person, and over the last year I lost a lot of friends, so it feels good to have people back in my life again. Especially awesome people.  "Families are like brownies, sweet, with a few nuts." Spot on.

My jobs

I feel thankful every day that I have two jobs that I absolutely love. I work in high end fashion retail sales. I love people so it's absolutely perfect. I very rarely have those days where I just don't want to get out of bed and absolutely dread going to work like I have in the past. The discounts don't hurt either ;) I know with today's economy people can't be picky, and I was hired 1.) by a friend and 2.) by being a regular customer that they liked and didn't mind having around all the time. :) I got very lucky to be in a situation where I can use my few marketable skills (my dazzling personality, charm and persuasiveness ;) to make a living. 

My furbaby, Fuzzy The Cat

Enough said. :D

My imperfect health

Sure, I have bipolar disorder, fibromyalgia, and ibs and whatever else, but it's made me stronger in a lot of ways. I have not had a perfect year. There have been more ups and downs than I'd had in the last few years but I'm still doing way better than I was 6 years ago. I'm still going. I remember a time I didn't think I'd make it to 30, I remember a time not too long ago I worried I'd end up in a wheelchair within' the next few years because of pain. I'm still struggling with medication tweaks every now and then, and I still need to get off my ass and do my physical therapy, but it's worth it, because I'm doing much better than I have in the past. Not perfect, and still struggling, but better. It's difficult when you have illnesses that no one can SEE. It makes you lonely. But as stated above, I have awesome friends and family that make it a little easier. 

Last but not least, my hardcore ability to daydream myself into oblivion

Sometimes it's all that keeps me going. Contentedness only gets you so far, daydreams instill drive. 

...Somehow I forgot that I've lost 70 lbs. Yes, I'm thankful for that too. :D


  1. You are awesome . I am thamkful I know you

  2. Happy Thanksgiving! Hope to see you soon!

  3. Awwww hi Fuzzy! Cats make everything even better!

    Good list, by the way. :)


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