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Day 4

1. having a reason to get out of bed, get dressed, and go downtown

2. nice interview (waiting until tomorrow afternoon for news)

3. walking all over downtown to decide where to spend our $20 for lunch

4. nice lunch with Little Dude (cheeseburger for him, Cobb salad for me & a shared brownie sundae on sale afterwards) which did not cost me more than $20

5. both of us took pics of buildings

6. super nice trolley workers who talked to us on the way home and their end of day ride home, too

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Day 3

1. cozy cuddles with my sweet Little Dude

2. having to get dressed today to go buy food

3. being semi motivated

4. reading books on the iPad

5. finding a browser which lets us use flash -- even if its for only 5 minutes - will keep looking or eventually pay for the full version

6. plans for something tasty for food today

7. having a job interview tomorrow

8. music

9. Love

10. blankets

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Day 2 of the Answer

1. sleeping in

2. dulce de leche Cheerios

3. my kid reading classic books I downloaded last night on his iPad

4. sweaters, cuz I am cold again

5. music from Ireland & the Irish host who is so cute when she gushes about where to visit in Ireland and when she mispronounces American cities

6. bottled water

7. having food in the fridge & kale

8. having no more chocolates

9. Love in its many forms

10. breathing slowly

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Trying this again --- Day 1 of the Answer, aka 42

1. the upside of not finishing a Guinness at home is washing my hair with the remainder in the morning

2. cute skirt & top and that i have lost a few pounds thanks to the kale etc

3. brand new birthday gift of a sweet little necklace with a garnet (part of what Secret Santa strangers gifted me) & my ONLY birthday gift

4. champagne brunch with Mr Nice Guy & Little Dude was a nice "celebration"

5. among my calls WAS my father

6. journaling is saving my sanity

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sigh, Saturdays suck so far

1. we slept like rocks from the walking & long day

2. for after holiday clearance at the grocery - we ate Christmas chocolates for break fast since I couldn't go to the store & get us food

3. for the one smoothie in the fridge so the kid had something healthy for breakfast, too

4. for kale

5. for friends who have been supportive & encouraging yet again today

6. for not having unpacked yet in case we have to move again

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1. Cuddly infants

2. Other 9 yr old boys

3. Smoothies

4. The Fooks, my Irish "boy band" for singing to me last night & being such buds

5. Technology - I am posting this from the little dude's iPad at work on their wifi

7. Kale, fruits, veggies etc - still sticking to eating better, other than last night's fish & chips

8. All the walking I am doing

9. Better to have Loved....

10. Something to do & be paid for, even part time

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Thursday - sigh

1. I am grateful for a job where i get to hold a baby for hours

2. I will appreciate the 10 minute walk UP a hill every work day

3. I am thankful for the ease of my commute

4. I am grateful for the exhaustion which continues to put me to sleep

5. I am thankful to all my friends who have always been there

6. I appreciate the added weight loss benefits of eating kale & all the fruits & veggies

7. I am so appreciative that the Universe once again provided EXACTLY what I needed with this perfect job

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welcome, Wednesday

1. for apparently living very centrally in SD

2. for a very good trolley system which runs early & late

3. for my disabled transit system pass which is cutting myu fares to where when i was broke I could handle them

4. for kale & chicken

5. for the wonderful young couple who hired me yesterday & their having a 9 yr old as well as a baby



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