I’m going to be adding some Thankful Thursday posts now and then. On those weeks, I’ll move the “What I’ve been reading” posts to Friday.
I read another blog, The Frugal Girl, and she does Thankful Thursday posts and I so enjoy reading them. I thought it would be something I might occasionally include as well…so here goes. (P.S. The Frugal Girl is a great blog. Totally not crafty at all, but good.)
I’m so thankful we got some rain. I had a busy week last week between work and getting to doctor appointments. I really didn’t have much time to water the plants so the rain came at the perfect time. It’s very dry here in NE Iowa. We’re considered in a draught area. The rain was appreciated and such a surprise we got so much!
I am so thankful that I have good roads to drive and I can drive myself to all of my appointments. Even when someone comes with me, I typically drive. I remember when my husband couldn’t drive himself to appointments anymore. It was so hard on him. So I’m thankful I can and I take that as a blessing. Plus the trees are starting to change so it’s a pretty drive too.
I am so thankful I have a portable project to take with me to appointments. Life in waiting rooms got 100% more enjoyable when I started to take cross-stitch projects with me. I don’t feel like I’m wasting time anymore because at least I can get a few stitches in. Last Friday I about panicked when I saw the doctors had added more appointments to my day and the thought went through my head that I might not have anything to stitch because I brought something that was almost finished. HA!! I do think I’m going to put an “emergency stitch project” in my car should that ever happen again. I don’t want to have to resort to keeping busy by looking at my phone.
Having stitching with is such a comfort to me. For some odd reason, it makes me feel like I have some kind of control over my day when things at the doctor are beyond my control.
I did some project finishing this week and cut down some frames again. Oh, I’m so thankful I figured out how to do this. The two thrifted frames were about $6.50 in total. These would have cost so much more had these been custom-framed professionally.
I’m also thankful that I decorate kind of antique/prim so everything doesn’t have to be perfect and my framing fits in with it all not having to be perfect.
I am totally thankful for the gifts and cards that have been sent my way. It is so comforting not to have to worry about gas money and time off of work to go to appointments. I wish every cancer patient was so blessed.
Not having to worry helps me concentrate on getting better and getting my normal life back-or as normal as I’ll be. You all really know how to make a girl feel blessed. I sure do!!
Those are my five things that I’m thankful for…do you have some things you’d like to share that you are thankful for? Please do.