Thursday, April 21, 2016

Dizzy pills, tennis, baby pictures & the cutest Frozen song EVER ... all for Thankful Thursday {Link up #68}

when you are grateful abundance appears:


This week I am Thankful for:
(The numbers refer to my journal for the One-Thousand Gifts... in other words, just ignore them)

325 / Vertigo medicine left over.  Whew. I was so dizzy last week that I thought I was going to DIE.  I couldn't get things to stop spinning for ANYTHING. I had to hang onto walls to walk from place to place.  I felt like I was on a ride from Hades.   Luckily, I have some extra pills my doc gave me from my last episode of it & I took one & it helped me make it through that little spell.  I hope this doesn't happen often. I'm going to have to keep these pills near me at all times apparently.

Medicine:

327 / Nothing to do when I'm sick.  I have to say, I dont know how you moms do it.  On days I dont feel good (having that vertigo) I am reminded that I have it easier than you moms that have to take care of kids even when you feel bad.  I get to tell my dogs to hold on, lay down in their bed & toss them a bone & I'm good for a few hours.  While it makes me a heart broken 99% of the time that I never had children of my own, these 1% days where I'm glad I can come home  & crawl in bed with no responsibility, I'm thankful.

328 / Seeing my niece play tennis.  I have said it many times here before - I don't get into watching or caring about most sports. Basketball? Nope. Baseball? Could care less.  Football?  Just give me a half time show for the Super Bowl is all I know... but tennis?  I'm ALL ABOUT!  I love playing it, love watching it... & now, I'm excited my niece is getting into it.  She's not the kind of kid who takes discouragement well so I thought she may give it up if she didn't match up well with others - but she really likes it & is sticking with it... & has a REALLY good back hand too!  I'm excited to see her progress in it!


329 / Ice packs for my knee.  Thank you baby Jesus.

331 / Taxes done for the year!

332 / Ricky's lost phone found. I mentioned this on Monday & told you it would be on the list.  So glad he found it & no one walked off with it in the tax office.

333 / Time to OPEN THE WINDOWS!  I love when I can open my windows & my back porch door & just let all the bugs in the air in.  Sleeping with the windows open? The BEST thing to me.


334 / Ricky got our garage clean. Like CLEAN CLEAN. Like I would have a picnic on the floor in there.  Like, I dont have to fear for my life anything is going to fall over on my car as I drive in!

336 / Got to see some of my aunts.  I could listen to their stories all day long.

338 / Started our new adventure in middle school ministry at our new church.  I think the Middle School Minister there is just fantastic. & I got to meet his wife & their new baby. She is all sorts of adorable too. Can't wait to get to know them & the whole MSM team better.


339 / Familiar youth faces. It made it so much better being in a HUGE room full of middle school kids & look up & see some faces from our last church. It just instantly makes you feel more comfortable to see faces you know & love.

340 / Got to do Grand buddy #2 pictures.  & he was a perfect baby. Seriously. Perfect.


341 / Spending time with Emerson.  Usually when I'm around Emerson, she's surrounded by people she loves & that loves her.  So it was great getting to spend some one on one time with her this past Sunday.
Check her out singing "Do you want to build a snowman"... ALL THE CUTENESS!!!




342 / Good health news for my daddy.  My dad has been having some chest/heart issues & had some tests done the past week... & the results came back in & its nothing serious. Whew!  So thankful for that one.

344 / Watching the Boston Marathon from work. ... & ever since that tragic bombing, I'm always thankful now when the event is pulled off safely.


347 / Sitting outside finishing up reading a book. Just note - any time I get the time & the weather to do this, it'll be on my Thankful list. I love being outside with a book.  I will say, I have a hard time going on my front porch in my rocker & reading since I lost Sydney. She was my partner in that reading spot. Oh mercy - how I miss her.

So what are you THANKFUL for this week?






15 comments:

  1. I'm sorry to hear your vertigo was so bad...that's so tough!! So fun that you watched your niece play tennis - I love watching my nieces and nephew play their sports! xo, Biana -BlovedBoston

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  2. Backhands are tough! I'm glad your niece is enjoying herself! And I'm glad everything is all good with your dad :) That Frozen duet was the cutest!
    We're been at the "I think we're ready for children" point for a while but whenever one of us gets sick I'm just a little bit grateful that there's no one in the house relying on me to stay alive (except the dogs... and the husband, ha!).

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  3. That baby picture is so precious! I'm glad to hear your dad's health issue is nothing big, that's great news!

    xo, Kristina

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  4. That first quote is spot on! I agree about sleeping with the windows open. Nothing better! Also, that baby picture--LOVE! I'm also grateful my taxes are done. This week I've been grateful the leaves are coming in in the trees and if course the fantastic weather we've been having. Also, I didn't change any of my settings so need to look into why it comes up as no reply. Thanks for letting me know!

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  5. Can Ricky come clean my house!? In its current state I wouldn't picnic off of a single place in my house right now. :/

    Sleeping with the windows open is the best & so I have been the past two weeks! YAY!

    Things I am thankful for...I had an easy journey home (all things considered) from my trip, after 2+ weeks away I'll finally get to see the BF this weekend & the weather will be nice so we're going to have a campfire!

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  6. Vertigo is a nightmare. I used to have it horribly before I had my daughter but only one or two episodes in the 9 years since she was born. Weird.

    We've had our windows open for about a week and it is glorious. Not only is it amazing to have all the fresh air in the house but the lower electric/gas bill isn't too bad, either.

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  7. Emerson is a little cutie :)
    Grand buddy is really a perfect looking little angel! Fantastic picture.
    A clean garage would be like a miracle at my house...how does so much stuff get accumulated in it anyway.

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  8. cute, cute cute!!! I love listening to my toddler sing Frozen lol.

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  9. I LOVE playing tennis! I'm HORRIBLE, but it's so much fun! Reading in the sun = perfection. We have a little back patio but no furniture for it...might be my next order of business so I can read out there!

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  10. Always so much to be thankful for. You and your Daddy's health are definitely some of those things! Glad everything worked out but I am concerned for you about these dizzy spells.
    I am also happy to be sleeping with the windows open. It indicates my favorite time of year, summer!

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  11. That is super cute!
    There is a local family near me who have seriously talented kids and they make these frozen videos of them singing the songs and reenacting them. Well they got a deal from Disney from it, and the videos have played on Youtube like hundreds of millions times and well they make a huge income off it now.
    Sorry you wern't asking for that story. But when I saw this one it made me think of them, LOL
    Oh I love tennis too, I'm not good LOL I played it in college and took lessons they apparently didn't do me much good!

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  12. The video was GREAT!! So darn cute! I am thankful for so many things, including YOU!! So happy your dad is okay!

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  13. Sorry about your vertigo. Glad your better now. Grandbaby #2 is so precious and OMG that video is so cute of Emerson.

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