gratitude wednesday 1/23

I am grateful to be alive. To have most of my voice back. To have worked a pretty full day. To have the opportunity to meet with a new business connection, possible client.

To toodle around Berkeley and Oakland in the cold rain. Getting groceries. Passing on the farmers market in the bad weather combined with me being under the weather.  Got what I needed at the grocery store.

I’m grateful for managing my finances. For having a self-directed IRA.

For moving ahead with my business marketing initiative.

For dealing with a painful change to a relationship. For allowing myself to feel the hurt. For asking for help in my reaction/response.  For getting the help.

For a wave of decluttering: I have listed my old computer monitor AND my dining table and two chairs AND an easy chair and ottoman on craigslist and two other lists. I get it—finally—that I have too much stuff for this space and that the scale of stuff I’ve got is too big. And I found a smaller dining table for $100 online. It’s a 42round and has two leaves.  I can fold one leaf down and put it against the wall when it’s just me. And I will have more room. It’s sturdy (Pier One) and nice.

I love being in this decluttering energy. Moving in circulation.

I’m grateful for the 12step meeting I attended last night. Recovery around food. Good good good stuff.

I’m grateful for the return of my health.

Blessed be.

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