september 2, 2017…

today, i am grateful for…

…waking up this morning and knowing where i was. for not waking up every two hours and thinking that i had forgotten to pick-up or deliver someone’s pet. for being able to see buggs asleep at my feet everytime i did wake up…

…a long walk with buggs this morning before things got really hot…

…a nice email from my friend. it was really good to hear from her and her words made me feel good about my writing again…

…being back in the apartment with buggs, safe and sound. i’m thankful that we had a safe trip and were able to deliver all of our charges, without incident…

…my journey…another learning experience is now behind me and i look forward to the next one…

…my improved health and strength that allowed me to drive by myself with my dog, another dog, and five cats…

…an opportunity for me to form a deeper bond with buggs…

…a car that gets good gas mileage and is very reliable…

…a busy morning running errands…

…a delicious meal prepared by the girls…

…workouts with j**s again via text, after being gone for several days, and being so exhausted and rundown…

…my next trip…south lake tahoe to south hill, wa…

i am capable. i am confident. i am worthy.

namaste.

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august 9, 2017…

today, i am grateful for…

…waking up at 0400. walking with buggs, watching the sunrise and photographing it…

…getting to enjoy two cups of black coffee before getting ready for my appointment…

…the nicest, coldest shower that i think that i’ve had this hot sweaty summer. i felt so much better afterwards, like a new person ready for my day…

…clean clothes that felt and smelt really good. i was glad to have something super comfortable to wear for my test. so comfortable in fact, that i may have worn said outfit as a “sleep costume” before…

…r*****d being kind enough to get up and take me to my test, as i needed a driver to drive me home after the test. i was really surprised and really thankful…

…r*****d treating me to a cold drink when i was finished…

…w***y making both r*****d sandwiches upon our arrival back to the apartment…

…w***y and j***y watching buggs while i was having my test…

…really super nice nurses…c****l and l**a…they were funny and kept me entertained. l**a installed my iv quickly and painlessly…

…some clarity and focus…

…for really good advice for reaching my goals and attaining my dreams. i’m grateful for my friend and her kindness. she has a beautiful, strong, and wise spirit…

…losing five more pounds…

i am becoming focused. i am appreciating my achievements. i will have what i want.

namaste.

 

oprah winfrey and deepak chopra’s 21-day meditation experience: desire and destiny (day twenty-two)…

day twenty-two – abundant world

centering thought: love and abundance for all.

sanskrit mantra: yum, yum, yum.

translation: my heart chakra is open -activating peace, harmony, and love.

message of the day: “world peace must develop from inner peace. peace is not just mere absence of violence. peace is, i think, the manifestation of human compassion.” – his holiness the 14th dalai lama

your day twenty-two meditation can be found here

 

 

oprah winfrey and deepak chopra’s 21-day meditation experience: desire and destiny (day twenty-one)…

day twenty-one – extraordinary me

centering thought: my destiny is joy.

sanskrit mantra: om bhavam namah.

translation: i am absolute existence. i am a field of all possibilities.

message of the day: “every great dream begins with a dreamer. always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” ― harriet tubman

your day twenty-one meditation can be found here

oprah winfrey and deepak chopra’s 21-day meditation experience: desire and destiny (day seventeen)…

day seventeen – inspirational me

centering thought: i embrace the teacher within.

sanskrit mantra: om varunam namah.

translation: my life is in harmony with the universe.

message of the day: “it is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” – albert einstein

Your day seventeen meditation can be found here

 

july 21, 2017…

today, i am grateful for…

…a wonderful email from my friend. it was received a few days ago, but i’m still feeling much gratitude today. it was very unexpected and very appreciated. it made me feel re-inspired to write and keep moving in the right direction…

…an early morning walk with buggs before it got too hot and humid…

…three cups of coffee enjoyed on the patio with buggs, as the sun came up…

…my god a whole glorious chunk of quiet time without r*****d, from 0500 until 1344. it was heavenly. i got a lot of writing done and didn’t have to compete with r*****d for control of my hearing, thoughts, or sanity…

…a delicious dinner created by w***y…

…my adorable, silly clown of a dog, buggs. who today discovered peanuts and his love of them. i dropped one on my stomach and left it there waiting to see what would happen, as he had been watching me eat them very carefully. i watched him, as he allowed his curiosity to get the best of him. he sat and focused on the peanut for the longest time, but then, very slowly he crept forward until he was just about there and then, he stopped. he stared at that peanut, until he could no longer stand it anymore. he then, swooped in, grabbed it and jumped onto the floor, where he proceeded to chew it up and swallow it. and then, he jumped back up on me looking for more. he stared at me, until i gave him just one more…

…my friend and her sister arriving back at lax safe and sound, from mn…

…a day off from work, errands, and exercise after losing all day yesterday…

…being able to have the freedom to leave and go anywhere, at anytime. it’s absolutely blissful to know that i have a car, a full tank of gas, very few possessions, and a dog. we could really do it…we could do it right now…tonight!! go home that is…it’s incredibly possible and i know that now…

i am growing stronger and healthier everyday. i am becoming more secure and confident in myself. i am worthy and deserving of love.

namaste.