January 27, 2012

Thirty-two Gifts

Yesterday was my birthday. Here are just a few of my gifts; 32 to be exact.
1. Waking up
2. Breakfast prepared by my sweet husband. (Egg white in a basket!!!)
3. Bacon :)
4. A little lotion rub from this gal-love her lipstick!
5. Sweet hugs from my 6 year old who is pretty stingy with them these days.
6. Neat opportunity to share (in person) with others what the Lord is doing in my life .
7. Beautiful new granite top for my island!
8. Freedom of choosing a salad at Chick-fila.
9. Ridiculously easy time getting lost drivers licence replaced at the DMV.
10. A pretty great photo on my new DL.
11. Hot shower.
12. A 3 mile walk/run on a warm January day.
13. Babbling brook created by recent rain showers
14. New electric blue Under Armour fleece pullover.
15. Free cup of coffee at the bookstore.
16. Great deal on an awesome book.
17. Visit to Sprouts--awesome produce store.
18. Easy parking spot in a very busy shopping center.
19. Dinner with this girl. Womb-to-Tomb BFFs. Our Story
20. Realizing how far she's come.
21. Enjoying grilled lamb chops (for the first time), mashed potatoes with garlic and truffles & asparagus--entire meal under 475 calories!
22. Saying no to dessert without feeling sorry for myself.
23. Quiet time in the car.
24. Many many super sweet birthday wishes.
25. A pretty good hair day.
26. A really good daydream.
27. Satisfaction of posting 26th tracker in a row.
28. Son's backpack and lunch prepared by DH for following school day.
29. Plans made for a some fun outings in the coming weeks.
30. Climbing into the perfect bed with a warm body to snuggle up to.
31. Precious little {healthy} bodies sprawled over me before sunrise.
32. Vernon McGee on the radio teaching that Jesus is praying for me.
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14 comments:

Debbie Huffaker said...

What a wonderful birthday...we're both January babies!! ;-)

Sharlie said...

Sound like a great day!! Happy Birthday

Can do mom said...

I'm glad you had such a wonderful birthday. How awesome to see an updated photo of Kristi. You both look BEAUTIFUL!

Stacey said...

Love this!! It just shows how taking notice of even small moments of gratitude quickly makes your cup overflow!!

And your kitchen walls - oh my - that is my favorite color!!!

Sarah from Onmyweightohappiness said...

Happy Birthday!

Morgan said...

I'm a little late, but happy birthday!!! It sounds like it was wonderful - just the way birthdays should be!

Kyle Gershman said...

Happy Birthday! Of course, the best gift given, is the one you've given yourself...health.

Tammy said...

Fabulous birthday!!!!! :)

safire said...

Happy belated birthday! :)

Under 475 calories for that meal, AMAZING and great! Thanks for sharing your 32 gifts. I enjoyed reading that!

Here's to another amazing year for you.

Girl Goes Fat Free said...

I'm soooo glad that I just found your blog. You are such an inspiration and have accomplished so much!! Hope your birthday was wonderful!

Sam

http://girlgoesfatfree.blogspot.com

Absolutely, Positively Josie said...

Happy birthday, sweet friend. May the love of God be your comfort for eternity!

Charbelle said...

So glad you had such a wonderful birthday!!! Here is to a fabulous year!!!

Nicole said...

Sounds like an awesome day! =D Happy Birthday!

Kelliann said...

What a beautiful list and a wonderful birthday. Happy Birthday! :-)