Good thing number one Second vaccine dose because it means we’re only two weeks away from being fully vaccinated! Good thing number two A day dedicated to giving back because we were able to help out two great causes and it feels good to do good. Good thing number three A weekend of blue skies
Good thing number one Trying a new physical challenge because it’s a good reminder that I can do difficult things. Good thing number two Peonies because I wait all year for them. Good thing number three A day of sunshine to explore because the weekends as of late have been dreary and rainy.
Good thing number one Devouring my first fiction read of the year because it was the perfect book to take a break from my usual non-fiction picks. Good thing number two Finally getting a new PR after months of being so close because it’s rewarding to see hard work pay off. Good thing number three
Good thing number one Getting our first round of vaccines because so many reasons! Good thing number two Receiving a fun gift in the mail because it challenged and occupied us for a few days and now we get to send it on to someone else to agonize over enjoy. Good thing number three Accomplishing
Good thing number one Finally getting our vaccination appointments booked because hope is such a welcome feeling right now. Good thing number two Mid-workday walks in the sunshine because it’s a good reminder (especially during stressful days) that there’s a whole world — literally and figuratively — outside of my job. Good thing number three
Good thing number one Successfully completing three big presentations for work because I appreciated being able to celebrate a few wins during a time when I feel like I’m barely keeping my head above water. Good thing number two Celebrating four years of knowing my love because he’s truly my favorite. Good thing number three
Good thing number one Taking the steps to find a therapist/coach because asking for help is something we should all be able to do. Good thing number two Many opportunities to connect with friends and family because I miss them all so much. Good thing number three Getting a haircut after more than a year
Good thing number one Making time for self to rest and recharge because you can’t survive on an empty tank. Good thing number two Milestones because they remind you how far you’ve come. Good thing number three Fresh french fries and coffee enjoyed in the sunshine because they’re signs of a slow (and cautious) re-emergence.
Good thing number one A day away in Santa Cruz to explore and spend (distanced) time with family because I’m craving activities and connection. Good thing number two Simple joys of everyday life, such as reading a good book or trying out a new recipe, because these moments are what get us through the days.
Good thing number one Completing my first 90-minute ride because it was a feat that once seemed nearly impossible but, thanks to the work I’ve put in over the past year, was actually fairly easy and very enjoyable. Good thing number two A day trip north to our favorite vineyard because wandering the breathtaking grounds