Good Things: June 2012

July 5, 2012

At the end of each day I write down at least one GOOD thing that happened, then I share them all here monthly.


1 – Two hours to myself at night to read, cross stitch, and watch 30 Rock!

2 – Ran 20 minutes straight without walking and felt great; David won $400 on a scratch-off ticket

3 – A good church experience, spending all day with David, my brother’s niece Stella’s birthday party, & getting a great deal on a new microwave

A rare, though blurry, picture of my entire family

4 – Taking a nap after work

5 – Going to Chuck E. Cheese’s with the family – watching my nephews play and Meredith ride the carousel

6 – Dinner with my parents & a walk with Mom

7 – Celebrating 65 years of marriage for my husband’s grandparents

Gigi and Pappy

8 – Talking history with my dad

9 – A day without plans to relax; Meredith sleeping till 8 a.m.

10 – A few hours of alone time; dinner with David’s family and watching my nephew Cameron & Mer play in the grass

11 – Starting to make new lists of goals for myself; watching M. explore the house

12 – An evening home with David chatting and cuddling in the chair as a family

13 – Meredith going to sleep easily in her crib and getting to shower and read in peace

14 – Having a great experience with a difficult patient

15 – Seeing all the old church people at a friend’s wedding; going to bed at the same time as David

16 – M. sleeping in till 7:45 and being in such a good mood all day; out and about with Mom; visiting with friends in town

We miss you, Dave and Bridget!

17 – David’s first Father’s Day: how he liked his gifts so much, brunch with his family, and seeing my brother’s children’s play that he directed

18 – New baby clothes from Mom

19 – Working with one of my favorite coworkers in injections

20 – An incredibly smooth day at work; visiting with David’s aunt who was in town

21 – Picking up Meredith from daycare together with David

22 – Dinner at David’s brother’s house, M. climbing stairs and standing on her own (later, in the bath) for the first time

She wants to be where her cousins are

23 – Awsome road trip with David, seeing Carmen & Steve, swimming in the big pool with M.

24 – The times when Meredith smiled at me with such unadulterated love, like when I open her car door, and when she burrows her head in my chest

25 – Dinner at Gigi & Pappy’s with David’s parents and aunt

26 – Meredith’s good mood and going to bed early allowing me to read

27 – A sweet card from a difficult patient; playing with M. before bed and being overwhelmed with love and gratitude

28 – Talking to Mom on speakerphone and seeing how Mer reacted to her voice

29 – Night out with coworkers eating at Carrabba’s and seeing Rock of Ages

30 – Meredith’s first haircut, shopping with Mom

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Comments on Good Things: June 2012

  1. 1

    From Lauren W.:

    The dress!!! :)

  2. 2

    From kapachino:

    I told you she wore it recently! :)

  3. 3

    From LfT:

    I love that you do this. So inspiring that you find one positive thing every day!

  4. 4

    From Nora:

    This is a great list and confession: I may have teared up a bit at reading about how Mer smiles at you. That’s so sweet!! Great photos and sounds like there were definitely some good things last month.

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