Thursday, 18 July 2019

(790-1000) Almost half way there

  1. Thankful for a walk today with SJ
  2. Thankful for afternoon naps
  3. Thankful that I like to write. 
  4. For inspiration to apply for jobs. 
  5. For my place of employment. 
  6. For the email from my boss congratulating me that I am getting married. 
  7. A new friend to welcome us at a new church. 
  8. Music
  9. Seeds that are growing. 
  10. Perseverance in making this list. 
  11. The three sisters. 
  12. Dads who hold their child's hand. 
  13. The chance to do life with a partner. 
  14. SJ's caring nature. 
  15. SJ's dedication to me. 
  16. Mutual commitment. 
  17. A couch to sit on. 
  18. Friends who care about me. 
  19. The game boggle. 
  20. The game catch phrase 
  21. Playing games with SJ. 
  22. Talking with SJ. 
  23. A bed to sleep in. 
  24. The moments when I have energy. 
  25. Trees with impressive roots. 
  26. Trees that grow on mountains. 
  27. Trees that grow fruits. 
  28. That I have a stomach. 
  29. A small intestine. 
  30. A large intestine. 
  31. The moments when those organs don't cause me pain. 
  32. Church organs
  33. I am thankful we got a free frisbee. 
  34. We played frisbee today. 
  35. We went for a run today. 
  36. For every activity I do with Sandra. 
  37. Mexican food that we can make at home. 
  38. Exercise. 
  39. Stash of cookies. 
  40. Bedtime. 
  41. Green spaces. 
  42. Hill from which we could watch the airplanes land. 
  43. Airplanes
  44. Our new friend C. 
  45. Friends who are happy for me. 
  46. I am getting married next week!
  47. My boss.  
  48. I'm thankful that I can kiss my girlfriend in public. 
  49. Support from my family. 
  50. Pretty buildings. 
  51. Positive public spaces. 
  52. That I could take my class outside today. 
  53. Sunshine. 
  54. G and his truck and his willingness to help us. 
  55. I am grateful that my fear about my neighbours is mostly irrational. 
  56. Bridges downtown. 
  57. Safety. 
  58. Journaling. 
  59. Pancakes with chocolate chips in them. 
  60. Dark chocolate chips. 
  61. Sharing with SJ
  62. Dark chocolate that my coworker shared with me. 
  63. My friend E's haircutting ability. 
  64. My new haircut. 
  65. The day off today. 
  66. Good news from the landlord. 
  67. People willing to help out for my wedding 
  68. I'm thankful SJ has legs!
  69. I'm thankful people at work know we are getting married. 
  70. When people offer congratulations!
  71. When people are happy for us  
  72. When people feel they can relate to us. 
  73. For my friends K and R who could come visit us. 
  74. For the river. 
  75. For flood preventions. 
  76. For art. 
  77. For the happy time we had longboarding. 
  78. For our friendly neighbours C and M. 
  79. That they came in our house to help us sort out problems. 
  80. Fire alarms. 
  81. My car. 
  82. Proximity of our house to where we were longboarding. 
  83. SJ's humour. 
  84. Her willingness to laugh about hard situations. 
  85. That we bought health insurance. 
  86. The really friendly insurance person who spoke on the phone with me. 
  87. Her excitement about our upcoming wedding. 
  88. Her sadness about what had happened. 
  89. The volunteer in the ER
  90. The friendly security guard and peace officer who let me park illegally. 
  91. I am thankful for breath. 
  92. I am thankful for SJ's breath. 
  93. I am thankful for friendly nurses, particularly one from NS. 
  94. The doctor who set SJ's leg. 
  95. My credit card to pay upfront.  
  96. The comfy chair they brought for me to sleep in. 
  97. Cookies. 
  98. Doctors who understand budgets. 
  99. Doctors who understand timeframes. 
  100. Hospital staff who are excited about our wedding. 
  101. Doctors who suggest affordable follow up plans. 
  102. Interesting books. 
  103. Lullabies that I can sing to SJ. 
  104. A family that cares. 
  105. Food in hospitals. 
  106. Bones that can heal. 
  107. Surgery that can help bones heal properly. 
  108. Reusable containers. 
  109. Reusable water bottles. 
  110. Friendly staff. 
  111. Places to fill up my water bottle. 
  112. Every time we get to tell someone that we are getting married. 
  113. I'm thankful for the sun and the rain and the sun and the rain. 
  114. I'm thankful for warmed blankets in the hospital. 
  115. I'm thankful for Canadian healthcare coverage. 
  116. I'm thankful that hospitals don't need to be perfect or beautiful in order to be functional. 
  117. I'm thankful for increased accessibility for those with low mobility. 
  118. People who choose to be friendly even though they are going through difficulties of their own. 
  119. Windows. 
  120. Sleep!
  121. My quiet house. 
  122. Interesting stories one gets to overhear in the ER. 
  123. My first aid training. 
  124. An understanding and amazing fiancĂ©e. 
  125. Work. 
  126. New hair product. 
  127. The ability to accomplish goals. 
  128. Crutches
  129. Wheelchairs
  130. For our wedding!
  131. For G and J and J who were able to come. 
  132. For B. I felt like she was my maid of honour. I was so glad she was there with T. 
  133. For G and his willingness to film the wedding. 
  134. For J, the photos he took, and that he and my sister brought my nieces and nephew. 
  135. For K, and her lovely speech and that she was there with her family. 
  136. For Mom and V, and their willingness to pick up the cake, flowers and sandwiches for us. 
  137. For our marriage commissioner P, and her kindness. 
  138. We are married!!
  139. I'm thankful for our honeymoon in Edmonton. I know many think it is not the most exciting place, but it was perfect for us. 
  140. That SJ made me plan my lesson today. 
  141. My lesson today. 
  142. Building relationships with students. 
  143. Students who smile and laugh. 
  144. I am thankful for all my tomato plants. 
  145. My happy friends. 
  146. Lesbians who find love. 
  147. My doctor and her advice. 
  148. The large number of tests that can be done to determine health. 
  149. Thunderstorms. 
  150. Boggle. 
  151. Planting tomatoes. 
  152. Making cookies. 
  153. Being in love. 
  154. Being committed one person.
  155. I'm thankful for SJ's mom. 
  156. For her love
  157. For her support. 
  158. For the communication we have with her. 
  159. For her care and concern. 
  160. For new students who bring energy into the class. 
  161. Afternoon naps. 
  162. Bed. 
  163. The game hear me out. 
  164. Games I can play with my students. 
  165. Sunshine in the morning. 
  166. Dreams that remind me that distracted driving is bad. 
  167. Fiddler on the roof. 
  168. I am thankful for the soundtrack of that musical. 
  169. For the discussion on traditions and non-traditional marriage. 
  170. I'm thankful I have many days to work, and I am thankful for every day I have off. 
  171. I am thankful for the RAM. 
  172. I am thankful for my coworker L. 
  173. For her acceptance even though she has little understanding. 
  174. For her teaching methods. 
  175. For the way she taught and encouraged my students. 
  176. For our conversations. 
  177. For the chance I have to see her more, now that I am subbing. 
  178. I am thankful for my coworker B. 
  179. Thankful for her helpfulness. 
  180. Her smile. 
  181. Her knowledge. 
  182. Her presence. 
  183. Thankful for my coworker S. 
  184. The way she helps me feel welcome. 
  185. The candies on her desk. 
  186. Her smile. 
  187. I'm thankful for crossword puzzles. 
  188. Thankful I can discuss them with my coworker F. 
  189. Thankful she asked to see wedding pictures. 
  190. Thankful when people treat our marriage like the would any other marriage. 
  191. Thankful we are working on our PR stuff together. 
  192. For free printing at the library. 
  193. For the Spanish I can learn little by little. 
  194. For every culture I learn about as I interact with my students. 
  195. For how much SJ loves me. 
  196. For how understanding she is. 
  197. How she wants to know what I am going through. 
  198. Her sincere questions. 
  199. The way she listens to me.
  200. The way she values me. 
  201. Her desire to make me happy. 
  202. I am thankful when she is happy. 
  203. I am thankful that I have my library card number memorized. 
  204. For the time I spent in England. 
  205. For the time I spent in Wales. 
  206. For the beauty of Wales. 
  207. For green hills and sheep. 
  208. For my wife who is dedicated to taking care of the house. 
  209. For doctors in my family who can offer advice. 
  210. For my grandparents card for our wedding, even though they did not come. 
  211. For the gifts and money people gave us for our wedding.