Tonight I am going to bed content.
I rested this weekend. I drank lots of hot tea.
I also ran 15 miles over the course of three days. I realize that may not seem restful, but I needed the renewal.
I did lots of laundry. And dishes.
I spent time with my family. We got our pumpkins. Katy snuggled with her mini pumpkin when we watched Harry Potter.
I only made soup once.
I was grateful.
I had moments this weekend that took me back to survival mode. When I drank my first Emergen-C on Friday, I remembered how often I would take those when I worked all the time. Trying to stay afloat. When I got sick during survival mode, I had to keep pushing through. I still had to work that second job. There wasn’t time to rest.
This weekend, there was time to rest. I am so incredibly grateful.
Gratitude doesn’t always happen because of those big moments. For me, a quiet sigh of relief brings gratitude. I know my journey. I know how it used to be. This is one of those moments when I can reflect on the past and be grateful for the present. And be grateful for the day ahead.
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