Monday, January 10, 2011

Multitude Monday XXXIV




I am thankful:


January 3, 2011


1840.  that I don't feel so tired
1841.  for weather that allows Sam and I to run with Bennett in the stroller
1842.  that Bennett is beginning to mimic our play
1843.  that B now anticipates and gets excited over things that occur in our daily routine
1844.  for fellow bloggers who inspire me to keep working to improve my hobbies, as long as I am passionate about them


January 4, 2011


1845.  to catch up with friends
1846.  for re-stocking on groceries after being out of town
1847.  for a rich discussion during our last Truth Project video
1848.  for unexpected conversation with Natasha


January 5, 2011


1849.  for the peace that prayer brings when I am overwhelmed
1850.  for my husband's prayers
1851.  for homemade vegetable soup
1852.  for a gorgeous day to be outside
1853.  for Stacie Schultz on her birthday


January 6, 2011


Today has just been a blah day.  I am not feeling well and, overall, am stressed and grumpy.  Today, I am thankful (1854) God loves me even when I'm feeling and acting grumpy.


January 7, 2011


1855.  to have time to run errands
1856.  that B took a good afternoon nap
1857.  for Isaac's help in the car while driving to Orlando
1858.  for a safe arrival and packet pick up in Orlando
1859.  for boys having fun playing in the whirlpool


January 8, 2011


1860.  for completing the Disney half marathon with Michelle
1861.  for Sam's support and help during training
1862.  for my in-laws watching Bennett during the race
1863.  for all of the spectators who took time to cheer us on
1864.  that Sandy spent the day with us at Universal Studios


1865.  that Kindra, Vipul, and Anlon came to meet us
1866.  for time to lay and relax


January 9, 2011


1867.  for R.I.C.E. (Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation) for my hurting foot
1868.  to have gotten all of the Christmas decorations put away
1869.  for Sam helping me hang pictures 
1870.  for an enjoyable, quiet lunch with my family
1871.  for a protein shake made by my husband


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*Ashley Sisk and Jill are hosting a new photo/photoshop challenge, so all of the above pictures are SOOC (straight out of the camera).  Hopefully I can improve a few of them on Thursday.  Be sure to check out their challenge.  

13 comments:

Mom to 9 Blessings! said...

Amber - thanks for joining in!

I look forward to watching you grow in photography this year with us!

Blessings,
Jill
http://fnaphotography.blogspot.com

Courtney said...

Congrats on finishing the race! I didn't realize that was this week!! Holy cow!! Great job!!! You look fabulous :O)

Meghan said...

What a great list (and blog) you have! I'm excited to watch your photography grow as well!

Meghan
www.thetuckerstaketennessee.com
@meghantucker

Josh and Kelly said...

great list! love those happy boys in the water! congrats on your race- what an accomplishment. remember to keep breathing :)

heidi @ wonder woman wannabe said...

hey amber! well done on finishing your race!!

Melanie said...

Congrats on the race! That is awesome! :)

I want to tell you that I love your 'grumpy day' thankful post. That is such a beautiful truth, and I appreciate the honest way you wrote it. Thanks for keepin' it real, girlfriend! ;) I have those days too...

Have a wonderful day,
Melanie

Kindra said...

I second what Melanie said! I can always count on you to keep it real :) I hope you're feeling less overwhelmed and more rested. I'm impressed that you got all of your Christmas down - we're still going strong over here, although there's a competition going on between the tree and the toys, and I think the toys are going to win :)

Loni said...

Congrats on your race! Loved seeing all your grateful pictures too! :)

Warren Baldwin said...

Great list. Gratitude always makes a day (and life) go better.

wb

RaD said...

You little man's chubby cheeks remind me of my son when he was that little. Enjoy them! One day you'll wonder where they went and how your baby officially became a boy!

Craig said...

Your pictures, your art, they make your thankful list stunning every week.

My faves:

• naturally 1844
• 1850 – I think that’s astounding – makes me smile
• 1860 – wow – really – excellent
• 1867 – it’s a miracle isn’t it?

May God Bless and keep you and yours this day

Melissa, Multi-Tasking Mama said...

I love how you keep track of each day's thanks....have a great week!

Sandy said...

So THAT'S what SOOC means! ....I've been wondering