Jan 15, 2015

The one where I'm still alive.

Well, well, well... lookie who we have here... me! I have been MIA and I am sorry about that! This past couple of weeks have been nothing short of torture for me due to the Fibromyalgia ickiness. It's crappy, and I don't like one minute of it, but short of a miracle, this is the way it's going to be.

And when it gets really funky like this, I just mope around, trying to find a comfortable position, chair, temperature, clothes... yes, clothes. When it's a bad pain day, even a regular cotton t shirt bugs me and feels so scratchy. Thankfully, every now and then, I can find the silky type t shirts at Target and they just make my day! So comfortable!

ANYWAY, getting off track here. (You know you get sucked in, too, when you hear that magical word, Target. )  I've been MIA, now you know why, and I will try to do better. Capeesh? Good.

Now, I thought, what better way to turn a bad day, week, month, around than to be grateful and count my blessings. That's exactly what I'm going to do!

Grateful Heart w/ Ember Grey

+ YouTube- Not only do I love it to waste time, but as I'm getting to know my snazzy new embroidery machine, it's so much easier to learn tips and tricks (or how to run the thang properly) off of videos than in the manual.

+ Color Pencils- I'm so grateful for these things. You guys don't even know how long I've been on the hunt for a good highlighter for my bible. My problem was, they all bleed through the pages even if they "Claimed" not to! I finally just realized I don't need to be all fancy, color pencils work fine. They may night shine as bright, but they get the job done.

+ You guys are probably tired of hearing this, but I'm so grateful for my life planner. This thing is my second brain and makes me feel like I have my stuff together, even when I really don't! :)

+ Hashbrown-GinnySnuggles If you follow me on Instagram, you may have noticed that Ginny girl has her own hashtag- #GinnySnuggles. IF you don't follow me on Instagram, you are missing out and you should probably go follow me now! Click here to right your wrong. When I'm feeling extra puny, I swear Ginny has a 6th sense about it because she wants to have hardcore love fests. (Love fests = jumping up in my lap, whether I want her to or not, and forcing her snuggles and kisses on me, just FYI) And a few of our love fests have been documented on Instagram. Also, the stink eyes that this doggie gives me is nothing short of Diva status, and I also document those... because a diva has to have her paparazzi, right?

+ And this week, aside from the normal God, The Mr., Family & Friends that I'm always uber grateful for, my main man this week is my laptop tray. This thing is awesome and lets me hold whatever I want on my lap comfortably! Most of the time it's my laptop, mouse pad and mouse. But sometimes, it's more comfortable for me to be in the recliner, and I put my bible, journal, planner- it just becomes my "Command Center." The Mr. makes fun of said Command Center, but hey, it's comfy! I haven't been able to find a link for you guys, well, aside from being an UK site, but you'll get the picture- (here to the UK site)

Isn't this thing the best? 

That's all folks! What are you grateful for this week? I'd love to know!


  1. Hope you get to feeling better soon. So sorry you have had so many painful days.

  2. aw, lady I hope you start to feel better asap!! Gosh, I love that you continued to list all of the things you're grateful for, despite all the pain you're feeling. Wishing you a restful and happy weekend! xo

  3. Oh sweet lady... My heart hurts for you in this journey as you deal with the physical pain. I am so very very sorry. You are in my daily prayers. Sending you gentle hugs and prayers for a restful weekend.


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