Today I am thankful that my daughter has the same love of music, singing and dancing that I do. It allows us to have fun and free moments like when Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You” came on Pandora this afternoon and I said, “This is one of Mommy’s favorites!” Maya replied, “Me, too!!” and started shaking… Read More
Archives for November 2013
Today I am thankful for my faith in myself, and my hope for the future. Without either of those, I never would have made it through the last year which was probably the most difficult of my life thus far. Those two things, along with some inner resilience I did not know I had until I needed it, kept me… Read More
Today I am thankful for appointments at the DMV. As a result, what could have taken me all day to do, only took half an hour. And as a result of that, I got to spend a lovely afternoon with Maya and my Mom…hanging out in the book store, getting a Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate at Starbucks (for me, not Maya… Read More
Today I am thankful for a great supervisor. We’ve worked together for a little over 6 years, and before I had Maya, our roles were reversed. I returned to work as part of her staff instead of the other way around, and I couldn’t ask for a better boss lady. She’s a great listener, and is always there to give… Read More
Today I am thankful for clean, hot, running water. I can wash with it, and it helps clear my sinuses. Not to mention it’s hard to beat a hot shower in terms of stress relief after an eternally long day at work. And for that, I am grateful.
Today I’m thankful for those unplanned minutes that I have with Maya where we can just enjoy each other’s company. I got a call from her preschool today that she wasn’t feeling well, and complaining that her head hurt. I wrapped up work as quickly as I could, cleared it with my supervisor and headed over to pick her up…. Read More