Little things make me happy. And sometimes, when I get really overwhelmed with life, I make a list just to remind me to smile and take a deep breath. That happened this morning- and here’s the list I came up with. Some things are diabetes related-and some things are not. But all make me smile~
The feel and smell of the air after a rainstorm at the beach
Loose tea brewed just right
Parallel parking into a parking space on the first try – I’m freakishly good at parallel parking- if I do say so myself!
Solving a problem on my MAC sans help
Making people laugh
Convincing my niece that Hannah Montana is indeed the devil’s spawn
Learning to let go of things I can’t change.
Correctly blousing for something I’ve never eaten before.
Fresh Green Iced Tea with mint sprigs and Pineapple Sage
Glass Beach at low tide
Bonding over insulin pumps with a stranger
Bolus worthy baked goods
Thumbs up from my Endocrinologist
Summer Farmers Markets
That over whelming feeling of happiness that fills me whenever someone writes a comment on my Blog Post
Coming to the realization that I did indeed eat 5 servings of fruits & vegetables at the end of the day
Vanilla Soft-Serve Ice Cream on a plain cone
Watching my nieces Tess and Cristin perform and knowing that they will and are living their dreams.
My niece Maddie’s amazing art work in all mediums
The wonderful feeling of anticipation of D-Meet Ups
The great feeling I get AT the D-Meet-Up
Fresh sheets on my bed
Laughing out loud at the movies
Swimming in the ocean
Laughing from my belly
Letting myself have a good cry when needed
Finding extra pump & test strip supplies in old handbags and suitcases.
Musicians who are even better in concert than they are on iTunes