Okay, I had a really, really shitty morning after a pretty crappy night. I even typed up an entire post about this shit-tastic morning. And then I deleted it.
I’ve worked really hard at culling the negative friendships from my life the past few years (and by worked really hard, I mean I have let those relationships fade into the distance and made more of an effort to surround myself with positive, encouraging, supportive people). The last 24 hours have not felt like that though, and it has been really frustrating to me and I’ve let it get to me. That needs to change.
SO – in the spirit of the sermon at church yesterday – I am going to write down all of the things that I am thankful for so far today in an effort to change my mindset for this week. So here it is…
- Stella’s fancy new alarm clock worked like a charm last night. Sure I had to get up 3 times because she was crying for me… but I had to get up because she did not leave her bed once before the light turned green this morning. Fingers crossed it keeps working!
- We are blessed with a fantastic Nanny who I know will take care of my children with more patience that I could have today. I’m seriously so thankful to have her in our lives.
- I have a good job that gives me some flexibility when needed – aka, I only have to work today and tomorrow, and then I’m off until next Monday! My sister & brother-in-law are getting in tomorrow (YAY!) and Charlie’s childhood buddy & his girlfriend get in Wednesday, so we will have plenty of quality time with beloved family & great friends over the upcoming week, and I can’t wait for it.
- I just texted an apology to my husband because we were both total shits to each other this morning, and he was gracious in his response. Any exchange that ends with an “I love you too” is a worthwhile one in my book.
Back to work with (hopefully) a better outlook on the day thanks to these littles in my life…