Yesterday afternoon a realization struck me... energy.
I had energy.
What's the big deal, you wonder??
Because for YEARS that has been the one thing I did NOT have.
I can remember how many times at the doctors office, when asked to recite my litany of complaints "for the record", I always, ALWAYS mentioned lack of energy.
I distinctly remember the time it came up last year... just one year ago. I told my doctor that I was doing good to get one or two good days per month, where I felt actual energy. It was almost always an uphill battle. I had to force myself to get up, to do stuff, to move. I'm not even talking about pain levels here... just actual energy.
Well, yesterday I realized that I can now say I have, on average, 3 or 4 days PER WEEK.
For those of you who exude energy, be thankful. Don't take it for granted, okay?? I feel so grateful to be improving, and feeling real energy, it almost reduces me to tears. Happy tears.
Today, happy tears. :-)
Below are my favorite pages from a little hand painted book I made a few years ago in ink and watercolor, illustrating the book of Proverbs. I always wanted to be that woman, who had energy to do all those things, to care for her family with love and creativity. Energy... I'm finally enjoying some.
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From Dr Phil's book: "Have a plan and the courage, commitment and energy to execute it... you will overcome the tough stuff."
My verse for today: "The Lord has done great things for us, and we are filled with joy."
My quote for today: "Think and wonder, wonder and think." --Dr Seuss
Enjoy the Journey,