I Will Find 365 Reasons to Be Grateful

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    Day 13 I Am Grateful For My Inner Strenght...

    I never really thought about it, but today my manager said to me" you really are resilient" and I was surprised. I thought I was just doing my job and I work in a very difficult field where I encounter people day in and day out in a crisis situation. But the reason for my...
    Makingmewrong Makingmewrong
    51-55
    Sep 20, 2010

    Day 5 Grateful For Girlfriends So I Can Have A Girly Night..

    Tonight I had dinner with 10 girlfriends, we wen to to a really fantastic Italian restaurant, where they are known for their Calamari, I am grateful for the closeness we show to each other, the empathy, the funny stories, the support and of course the wine. I am grateful to share...
    Makingmewrong Makingmewrong
    51-55
    1 Response Sep 8, 2010

    Day 7 I Am Grateful Today To Be Able To Have A Sleep In...

    Because life is busy, with work, family, friends, shopping, finding time to fit everything in I am so grateful for being able to lie in bed and just bliss out. I try and make this happen most weekends, so I never agree to anything before lunch time this way I can choose what I...
    Makingmewrong Makingmewrong
    51-55
    Sep 10, 2010

    Being outdoors in the countryside,

    overlooking new wide meadows, breathing pure cold air. Having a closeup, snuggly-purry encounter with a beautiful cat who jumped on my lap. Then, watching stars splashed across the clear sky, on a heavenly starry night. Sending a message of love to the one residing in my heart...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767
    46-50, F
    Feb 3

    Day One - I Am Thankful For My S G T

    FUNGIRL’S NOTE:   This is the first of 365 posts I will make about what I am thankful for in my life. I plan to post one of these stories each day that I am able to come here until I reach my goal. Your comments are welcome; however I am posting these as a reminder to...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    11 Responses Aug 16, 2010

    It's a beautiful day!

    !!.. Do enjoy it To the fullest and remember " lets be grateful for all the small wonderful things we experience today. I hope you will all a great day
    Jacy5064 Jacy5064
    51-55, F
    Oct 20, 2015

    Day 8 I Am Grateful To Live In A Country Where I Have Free Choice.

    I Love living in Australia, it is a place where you do not have to worry if you do not agree with anyone. Yes there are rules but they are there to ensure safety and some order. However you can do what ever you want and have a voice and know it's OK. Yes we have criminals and...
    Makingmewrong Makingmewrong
    51-55
    Sep 13, 2010

    Day 1 Of 365 Things To Be Grateful For

    It was this time last year that we found out that my dad was sick.  He had colon, liver, lung, and bladder cancer.  What seemed to start as a horrible case of the stomach flu in December turned into a death sentence in February.  It was a fast growing and inoperable cancer...
    lilmisplaced lilmisplaced
    31-35, F
    Feb 16, 2011

    Day 10 I Am Grateful For The Police..

    I am grateful for the police, they work hard and most do care about justice and fairness. I see their frustration i when dealing with victims and red tape that gives criminals much more power than they deserve, and then many times get away with their crimes. Yet the police go out...
    Makingmewrong Makingmewrong
    51-55
    Sep 15, 2010

    Day Three - Great Quotes

    I love great quotes, especially if they can teach me something or inspire me to move forward in my life.  One of my favorite quotes is the following.  "Love is a temporary madness. It erupts like an earthquake and then subsides. And when it subsides you have to make a...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Sep 2, 2010
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Oct 15, 2015

    Day 2 I Am Grateful For The Closeness I Felt With My Man

    This weekend I spent with my man, It was bliss, we cuddled up, watched a great movie, went out to a lovely resturant at a spur of the moment and were entertained with some really good music and singing , Went for a long walk along the bay, slept in and just lost ourselves in...
    Makingmewrong Makingmewrong
    51-55
    Sep 5, 2010

    Day14 I Am Grateful That I Am Soft Hearted...

    I am described as soft hearted, My close friends sometimes will chastise me about this. They say I am too generous of myself due to being too soft hearted and need to toughen up. I admit due to how I see things I tend to forgive other for being nasty, or petty and I always try...
    Makingmewrong Makingmewrong
    51-55
    Oct 16, 2010

    Day Two - Breakfast That Isn't So Breakfast

    I started eating strange food for breakfast when I was in college. I think it was a way of asserting my adulthood into the situation.  So today I am thankful for absolutely weird food for breakfast; whether it be cold pizza, lasagna, day old birthday cake with ice cream on...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Sep 2, 2010

    My Journey

    I have had a very very rough year but I have decided from today that I will focus on what is good in my life and ignore the negative thoughts. 1 I have a good marriage. 2 I have 2 lovely(most of the time) sons. 3 My health is improving (I hope/think) 4 The sun is shining and my...
    millyneary millyneary
    41-45
    Sep 1, 2010

    Today's Reason

    I'm grateful for a husband that may not always understand me but tolerates my inconsistencies.  This is a big one, actually for I know that sometimes I'm not pleasant to live with.  He's come to understand, I guess, that in order to recharge I need to be alone.  He's stuck...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Aug 22, 2011

    Day 5 Grateful For Girlfriends So I Can Have A Girly Night..

    Tonight I had dinner with 10 girlfriends, we wen to to a really fantastic Italian restaurant, where they are known for their Calamari, I am grateful for the closeness we show to each other, the empathy, the funny stories, the support and of course the wine. I am grateful to share...
    Makingmewrong Makingmewrong
    51-55
    Sep 8, 2010

    Day 12 I Am Grateful For My The Body!

    Now i am abit on the short side about 5ft 3inches or 163 cm, I am of average body, not your bombshell, a little pot belly and a bit more weight then when I was younger , but still quite fit. I am very healthy and I akways ensure I rest well, eat healthy, exercises to keep my...
    Makingmewrong Makingmewrong
    51-55
    Sep 17, 2010

    Day 6 And I Am Grateful For All Communication Systems.

    My boyfriend lives and hour away and my daughter lives in another state, I have another daughter working shift work and another works oversea, my friends all work full time and also have busy lives. I am grateful for then phone were we can chat for ages, I love the mobile where I...
    Makingmewrong Makingmewrong
    51-55
    Sep 10, 2010

    Today's reason: I got a hug from someone!

    My boys went with me to a (late) music event for the first time and held out till the end. I gave away a full-length mirror I didn't need. It's frickin weekend and I don't need to wake up at 6:25 for two days in a row!
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767
    46-50, F
    Oct 9, 2015
    DoorMattress DoorMattress
    16-17, M
    Oct 12, 2015

    Most Times I Forget That I Have Alot To Be Grateful For

    I have been going through some awful times recently, but taking time to stop and think about being grateful made me see that I never took stock of it, Oh I know in many ways I am by some considered lucky with alot going for me and also that I have achieved much. However I have...
    Makingmewrong Makingmewrong
    51-55
    Sep 3, 2010

    Simple reasons ... It's been a tough week.

    Yet - within and without - As I went through my days I noticed my feelings and I allowed them to be, I remembered to breathe and be still when I hurt or felt tense. I allowed myself to feel the aliveness and longing in my heart I allowed myself to feel a storm of...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767
    46-50, F
    1 Response Oct 30, 2015

    Installment 1: Crissygirl 1-25

    1 I survived puberty. 2 I still think my hubby is sexy ;) 3 I haven’t lost any of my 5 senses, yet. 4 I’ve written things I enjoy reading. 5 I have a job. 6 My coffee isn’t cold, yet. 7 I’ve experienced the love of a 25 lb. tiger cat. 8 I have...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Nov 4, 2009

    Day3: Grateful For My Work...

    I work for social welfare, and I work in one of the highest welfare belts in my city. Needless to say we are very busy, all day we deal with people who are unemployed, but more often than not it is not through any fault of their doing. It has to do with the downturn in the...
    Makingmewrong Makingmewrong
    51-55
    1 Response Sep 6, 2010

    Day 11 I Am Grateful To Being Entertained Via Tv...

    I know there are some people who hate TV, Movies, shows e.t.c., but I am so grateful for the,. My reasons are plenty, I see new things, I have connections with some stories, I learn from others and escape into others. I love dramas, comedies, musical, travel and documentary type...
    Makingmewrong Makingmewrong
    51-55
    Sep 16, 2010

    Day 4 I Am Grateful For Memories And Emotions Evoked By Music...

    I am grateful for the memories and emotions that are evoked by music, I found a stack of old tapes (yes I said tapes) where I had taped my favorite songs over 6 years, funnily enough the tapes were still good enough to listen to but nothing as good as my ipod. Anyway I have been...
    Makingmewrong Makingmewrong
    51-55
    Sep 7, 2010

    Today: remembering a good dream; allowing

    myself a home-office day; cycling in the sunshine; hearing my sons' laughter; finding another lucky coin. I am thankful.
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767
    46-50, F
    Oct 12, 2015

    It Wonderful Day

    8:00 AM WHEN I A LOT READING ON MY PC I FEELING ABOUT PEDDLER OF DIRT DESCEND ME AND AT C.R THERE NO WATER AND THANKS TO ALMIGHTY GOD AND ALL ANGEL AROUND ME. SOMEONE ANGEL TO HELP A PROBLEM AT C.R THE REASON NO WATER.I GET OUT AND TAKE IN OF WATER AND THEN ONE MINUTE MOMENT...
    geminiable24 geminiable24
    18-21
    Sep 8, 2010

    Day 8 I Am Grateful To Live In A Country Where I Have Free Choice.

    I Love living in Australia, it is a place where you do not have to worry if you do not agree with anyone. Yes there are rules but they are there to ensure safety and some order. However you can do what ever you want and have a voice and know it's OK. Yes we have criminals and...
    Makingmewrong Makingmewrong
    51-55
    Sep 13, 2010

    Good Morning Thoughts

    I think of life itself now as a wonderful play that I've written for myself and so my purpose is to have the utmost fun playing my part. ~ Shirley MacLaine When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another. ~ Helen...
    geminiable24 geminiable24
    18-21
    Sep 8, 2010

    Grateful... Reasons 1-10

    1. I am Alive 2. I have no major injuries at this moment 3. I have food to eat 4. I have shelter 5. I have teh abilities and materials to learn and get an education to help provide a successful career 6. I have a mother and father who love me 7. I have an older brother to help...
    SoulPain12 SoulPain12
    13-15, F
    Mar 28, 2011

    Not For the Faint of Heart

    A beautiful photographer from my home town embarked on this project first, and now I am going to do the same thing. I have been dealing with depression for most of my adult life.  Sometimes I am on top of it, other times it is on top of me.  The last couple of...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jun 13, 2009

    Day 2 Grateful For Botox

    I am grateful for BOTOX, yes I am, but not for the reason everyone thinks, although it really does stop the furrows between my eyes. 10 years ago I was suffering major migraine headaches, I tried everything, but unfortunately I would end up every month for at least 3 days in a...
    Makingmewrong Makingmewrong
    51-55
    Sep 3, 2010
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