Sunday, November 11, 2012


The thankful statuses are trending on Facebook once again...I decided I would just post mine to the blog.

1) I'm thankful to have a job when so many other people are struggling to find one and make ends meet in the meantime.
2) I'm thankful to have a job that I enjoy (asides from billing Medicaid).
3) I'm thankful for my college & graduate school education.
4) I'm thankful for my parents who have suffered through the good times & the bad. They have gone above and beyond to make sure I managed to find my footing in this world with a good head on my shoulders.
5) I'm thankful for good friends who bring me out of my work-driven mindset and inspire me with their aspirations.
6) I'm thankful for my cats, particular my best kitty buddy, who take my mind off of work.
7) I'm thankful for my blog. It's nice to be able to record my experiences and track my growth. I also love the fact that I get to interact with other SLPs.
8)  I'm thankful for the veterans and soldiers who have put their lives on the line for this country.
9)  I'm thankful for electricity.
10)  I'm thankful for cookbooks with lots of yummy recipes (though not so thankful for their ability to increase my pant size)
11)  I'm thankful for doctors.
12)  I'm thankful for teachers.
13)  I'm thankful for enabling me to dream about my future house (whenever I actually manage to earn enough money to buy a house)
14)  I'm thankful for books.
15)  I'm thankful for libraries.
16)  I'm thankful for music (with the exception of rap & country music)
17)  I'm thankful for HGTV. You helped me survive graduate school.
18)  I'm thankful for vintage costume jewelry.
19)  I'm thankful for national landmarks & historic sites like the Blue Ridge Parkway and Old Salem
20)  I'm thankful that I live in North Carolina where the beach and mountains are never far away.
21)  I'm thankful for getting the chance to go to the ASHA convention
22)  I'm thankful for thrift stores.
23)  I'm thankful for construction paper and washable markers.
24)  I'm thankful for glasses even though I hate wearing them.
25)  I'm thankful for good and bad experiences alike as both teach important lessons.
26)  I'm thankful for having something to believe in that is greater than me.
27)  I'm thankful for the right to vote no matter the outcome.
28)  I'm thankful for Grey's anatomy.
29)  I'm thankful for fleece p.j.s
30)  I'm thankful for Blistex.

My beautiful alma mater in the heart of Old Salem.

One of my all-time favorite movies that I watch to relieve the stress.