Wednesday, October 31, 2007

  • phone call from cousin catching me up on Mom
  • Mom's out of the hospital
  • there are a lot of people clearly concerned about her, and at least I'm not the only one who doesn't know exactly what to do
  • I have the possibility for plans tonight, but no pressure to actually make them - so I can stay at home and work but not feel too dorky
  • a peer met me for lunch to give me lots of advice about being on the job market next year

Tuesday, October 30, 2007

  • support of my advisor
  • got letter of recommendation from another team member - might get financial support next year
  • riding my bike to and from school, feels good to get exercise
  • really amazing restorative meditation yoga class last night

Saturday, October 27, 2007

  • call from Penni to go get dinner
  • party afterwards in honor of a peer getting his ma; lots of friendly people
  • Penni might come over tonight
  • next weekend - already all planned out
  • in a week and a half, I'll advance to candidacy
  • my sis called me - we're actually becoming friends

Monday, October 22, 2007

  • beautiful joshua trees
  • being with friends who actually encourage me taking care of myself and are supportive
  • that I got medication to take to help me sleep

Monday, October 15, 2007

  • meditation workshop
  • text messages from friends encouraging me to go out
  • snuggles from my dog when I woke up too early from a nightmare

Saturday, October 13, 2007

  • my fantastic neighbors are home
  • having supportive peers
  • time alone at home with my dog

Thursday, October 11, 2007

  • perspective
  • a day off if even only because of a migraine
  • snuggling with my dog
  • stress eraser

Monday, October 8, 2007

  • friends who take care of me
  • people who stayed around to help me clean up last night
  • how good it feels to be surrounded by friends

Sunday, October 7, 2007

  • dating options
  • Cory called
  • found great Imago course
  • completed draft of my comprehensive exam

Saturday, October 6, 2007

  • being in my own home in my own bed
  • this woman who used to help me out with stuff here has time to do some more work for me
  • going to get paid for my work by my research team
  • support from a faculty member here
  • seeing Jerry makes me grateful that I was strong enough to leave him

Wednesday, October 3, 2007

  • being picked up from the airport, even when time keeps changing
  • connecting to strangers about shared experiences
  • seeing my dog again!
  • being able to open up and just cry if I need to and vent in therapy

Monday, October 1, 2007

  • sex that's so good, I have trouble breathing
  • being treated right
  • this workout bike that has a virtual reality type screen that's very fun