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8/25/15 12:17 A

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Today I am grateful for:

- a follow-up doctor appointment that gave me answers
- thinking forward
- being grounded
- a peaceful home
- funny videos

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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8/18/15 1:20 A

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Today I am grateful for:

- my Fitbit and that it tracks wobbly steps and stagger-steps
- good food all day and lots of good water
- the Starbucks drive-up window...
- quiet time
- openness

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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8/17/15 12:54 A

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Today I am grateful for:

- ideal storage solutions
- a good time with friends
- hitting 5,000 steps according to Fitbit!! (scaled down while the ankle heals)
- clean sheets
- fresh starts

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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8/10/15 12:06 A

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Today I am grateful for:

- finally remembering to use up a small balance on a gift card I've been carrying around
- a new Blue Ray player that I set up and installed myself (and it appears that it's going to work anyway)
- sunflowers!!
- getting my errands done early and rewarding myself with Starbucks (twice!)
- relaxing and elevating my ankle at the same time.

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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8/4/15 12:02 A

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Today I am grateful for:

- the coworkers who can make me laugh
- detachment
- healthy food I prepared on the weekend
- a full tank of gas in my car!
- knowing I can make a difference.

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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8/3/15 12:51 A

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Today I am grateful for:

- the two friends I had breakfast with
- a beautiful drive
- an iced venti quad skinny vanilla latte...:)
- polished silver and brass
- better sleep

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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8/2/15 1:33 A

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Today I am grateful for:

- an efficient grocery trip this morning before it got really hot
- fresh sunflowers in my living room
- making time to elevate my ankle
- new technology
- fresh avocados!

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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7/31/15 10:04 P

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Today I am grateful for:

- morning coffee
- space
- ice packs
- Washington seasons (this heat won't last forever!)
- good drinking water

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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7/27/15 12:06 A

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Today I am grateful for:

- being able to do some of the things I used to do for myself before I broke my ankle
- fresh flowers
- a real brief but huge dumping of RAIN!
- blueberries and strawberries
- the high quality food available to me.

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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7/26/15 12:33 A

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Today I am grateful for:

- what all my belongings have given me
- being ready to send my belongings to new homes
- more closet space!
- a whole, wonderful day to myself
- a much less puffy ankle

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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7/23/15 12:47 A

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Today I am grateful for:

- crossing some weighty tasks off my To Do list
- feeling better
- much cooler weather
- a peaceful day
- Hump Day!

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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7/20/15 10:58 P

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Today I am grateful for:

- people who can do things that I can't do
- people who care about me
- catching up on so many different things
- letting go even when it hurts
- having so much goodness in my life!

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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7/20/15 12:07 A

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Today I am grateful for:

- enough healing to get my groceries at Trader Joe's again
- a good time today
- some actual quiet time today
- ice packs
- 'normal' Washington weather that I know will return again someday

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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7/19/15 12:27 A

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Today I am grateful for:

- life exactly as it is
- walking better and with much less pain
- safety
- reminders that it's okay to let go
- a beautiful round trip ferry ride

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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7/18/15 1:53 A

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Today I am grateful for:

- a more comfortable ankle at work today
- seeing signs of healing
- anticipation
- new books!
- a sense of accomplishment

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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7/15/15 9:58 P

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Today I am grateful for:

- a job that provides insurance and pays most of the bills
- a second job that provides additional income and a ton of entertainment!
- so much freedom of choice!
- green smoothies (or brown smoothies if I add strawberries...)
- catching up

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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7/15/15 1:47 A

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Today I am grateful for:

- knowing the right thing to do
- skilled PT for my sad little ankle
- an amazingly reliable car
- quiet evenings
- being loved and valued!

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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7/12/15 1:32 A

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Today I am grateful for:

- completing a minor organizing repair in my garage
- coming up with a garage revamp plan
- a new look in my bedroom
- space bags!!
- a change in plans

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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7/11/15 1:35 A

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Today I am grateful for:

- TGIF!
- being able to shut down my pc at work preventing myself from working remotely this weekend...:)
- a good phone visit with my ex
- fluffy new bedding!
- cool evening air

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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7/9/15 1:50 A

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Today I am grateful for:

- opportunities for growth, painful as they may be
- letting go of negativity
- unexpected humor
- cooler evenings
- new bedding!

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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7/3/15 12:10 A

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Today I am grateful for:

- some positive feedback from my physical therapist
- three more days off
- ice!
- my cell phone's resuscitation after a dreadful software update
- time to breathe and relax today

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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6/28/15 11:04 P

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Today I am grateful for:

- new learning and new resources
- fresh fruit and veggies!
- fresh berries - oh holy yumminess
- knocking some nagging small tasks off my To Do list
- clean, fresh air

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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6/28/15 2:18 A

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Today I am grateful for:

- noticeably less swelling in my ankle
- a whole, peaceful day to myself
- letting go
- good boundaries
- future plans

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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6/25/15 11:21 P

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Today I am grateful for:

- detachment both at work and with family
- a really wonderful physical therapist
- hope
- a new coloring book
- fans and fresh air

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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6/24/15 12:01 A

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Today I am grateful for:

- being able to drive myself to work
- laughing
- only one roll left of the super cheap toilet paper at work
- my comfortable, reliable car
- my walking boot!

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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6/18/15 11:17 P

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Today I am grateful for:

- making progress on some annoying loose end, unfinished tasks, and little things I can cross off the To Do list!
- sunny weather and RAIN tonight!
- the smell of the rain
- being able to unclog my own garbage disposal... eeuw
- well-deserved rewards!

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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6/18/15 12:35 A

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Today I am grateful for:

- gorgeous weather but cooler
- finding a physical therapist and making an appointment
- seeing signs of healing in my ankle
- getting some small but important tasks done at work
- space clearing and clean energy!

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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6/15/15 12:02 A

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Today I am grateful for:

- putting my own gas in my car
- reclaiming my own space and my property
- getting my own groceries
- getting back to a normal sleeping pattern
- doing my own cooking again!

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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6/7/15 12:42 A

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Today I am grateful for:

- my ability to speak up for myself articulately and with informational support without verbally annihilating the one who sorta deserved it.
- knowledge and resources
- the amazing, unexpected kindness and perception of a certain man in my life
- feeling NO discomfort when I walk on my booted ankle!
- laughing with other people and being able to make them laugh
- being able to make my mom laugh

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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6/3/15 12:18 A

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Today I am grateful for:

- going back to work on limited hours
- being able to hobble with crutches
- the comfort and support of my walking boot!
- how normal my ankle looks every morning
- laughing with coworkers in the office

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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5/24/15 2:12 A

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Today I am grateful for:

- rediscovering Pintrest
- progress on one job
- a coloring book and brush tip markers!
- seeing signs of healing in my ankle
- a ton of borrowed movies to help motivate me to elevate my ankle!

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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5/15/15 12:38 A

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Today I am grateful for:

- the walking boot which lets me wiggle more and sleep with a naked ankle!
- noticeable improvement in my ankle flexibility and range of motion in just one day
- understanding and supportive bosses and clients
- good laughs
- managing myself and my life in my current state

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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5/13/15 12:57 A

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Today I am grateful for:

- a new desk chair that I can put together tomorrow
- getting the high pressure items knocked off my To Do list
- making time to check out briefly
- encouraging someone
- hope

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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5/11/15 9:45 P

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Today I am grateful for:

- other job opportunities
- two relatively peaceful days back-to-back
- new resources
- letting go of the cursed 'hows'
- loving friends who let me 'do it myself'

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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Today I am grateful for:

- nutrient-dense meals
- back-to-basics
- sparkpeople tools

I am the creator of my wellness.


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5/7/15 12:18 A

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Today I am grateful for:

- successful remote access to both jobs
- really delicious sushi for lunch
- fresh air blowing in through my office window
- mindfulness
- drinking enough water!

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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4/29/15 1:00 A

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Today I am grateful for:

- small reminders
- a sense of accomplishment
- crossing critical tasks off my To Do list
- laughing with friends
- fresh air

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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4/23/15 12:23 A

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Today I am grateful for:

- the willingness of others to come pick stuff up from me
- having everything I need
- noticing increased strength
- no more left leg muscle spasms
- humor!

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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4/22/15 12:15 A

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Today I am grateful for:

- restocking the toilet paper in my little bathroom (can't get into the other one with a wheelchair)
- accomplishing some necessary work
- feeling valued
- no allergies
- text conversations with good friends!

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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4/18/15 11:50 P

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Today I am grateful for:

- my ex-husband
- food delivered by friends
- beautiful weather
- getting my mail
- my ex squishing the recycling bin contents down so more would fit before the next pick-up!

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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Today I am grateful for:

- the ability to work from home for both jobs
- exercises for the broken ankle that won't hurt it
- a tax payment made!
- realizing that I am willing to let go of even my "good" clients
- the TV remote...

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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4/14/15 12:31 A

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Today I am grateful for:

- options
- continued healing
- a cool, soft cover for my scratchy cast!
- warm blankies
- a chance to find balance

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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Today I am grateful for:

- the food my friends have brought me
- yummy hummus chips
- getting client work finished
- being willing to rethink parts of my professional life
- time to rethink!

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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Today I am grateful for:

- openness
- getting some productive work done for Job #1
- quiet time
- no pain
- remembering to just Be

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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Today I am grateful for:

- getting a real cast after the splint came off
- an almost fully healed incision!
- successfully and comfortably navigating house/garage/car/parking lot/clinic and back
- my amazing wonderful friend who took me to the doc
- easy to reheat leftovers

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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4/9/15 9:40 P

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Oh that makes me happy!! I love rescue stories...

Today I am grateful for:

- people who rescue animals and love them!
- another physical therapy session that was encouraging
- food brought by good friends
- two new salt lamps
- getting the important things done

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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Today I am grateful I have a job that lets me bring my recently adopted dog to work if I don't have any meetings scheduled.

Edited by: MIMETALKER at: 4/9/2015 (15:40)

"Things that matter most must never be at the mercy of things that matter least." Goeth


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4/7/15 11:13 P

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Today I am grateful for:

- funny people who make me laugh
- space and time to nap when I needed to
- how much better my leg feels when I elevate it
- getting some scheduling things worked out
- answers!

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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4/7/15 12:23 A

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Today I am grateful for:

- being able to continue working effectively from home for both companies
- yummy food from friends
- staying in touch with friends via text and Facebook Messenger
- feeling loved
- rest when I need it

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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4/4/15 1:23 A

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Today I am grateful for:

- the love all around me
- healthy food I can fix from a wheelchair
- a surprise delivery from an out-of-state friend
- taking time to rest today
- having everything I need

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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4/3/15 12:04 A

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Today I am grateful for:

- getting something critical accomplished for work from home
- getting a bit more organized for remote work for two companies
- a good friend who put my garbage bin out early this morning
- another good friend who brought it in for me and hung out for a visit this evening
- yummy chicken soup from another friend!

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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4/1/15 11:30 P

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Today I am grateful for:

- only funny, low-key April Fools' jokes
- getting my remote access set up
- such little ankle pain that I haven't needed pain pills since last night!
- a shower and shampoo... ahhh
- getting a BUNCH of things done

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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3/31/15 11:54 P

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Today I am grateful for:

- getting all the critical pieces of stuff out of my work office and into my home office
- choosing to wait until tomorrow to set up for work
- getting a lot of small tasks done today
- open blinds and curtains!
- loving friends

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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3/30/15 10:32 P

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Today I am grateful for:

- my friends!
- regaining strength
- making plans to work remotely
- successful remote communication over employment forms
- yummy food and being able to fix it myself

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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3/28/15 10:57 P

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Today I am grateful for:

- a skilled, compassionate, and funny orthopedic surgeon
- excellent hospital care
- being able to bend my leg again!
- amazing friends
- being home again

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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3/25/15 2:16 P

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Yesterday I was grateful for:

- a drama-free, noise-free day at work which let me get a lot done
- a funny email exchange with the parent company finance manager
- being valued by my former client/newish part time boss
- clarity before it's actually needed
- good tools at work

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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3/22/15 12:26 A

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Today I am grateful for:

- getting my tax return filed and crossed off my To Do list!
- having enough money to pay the balance due
- getting two errands done
- getting in a workout
- dinner out with a good friend and her daughter

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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3/20/15 10:28 P

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Today I am grateful for:

- no conflict with difficult coworkers
- FIVE new pairs of shoes after a long period of shoe deprivation (for no good reason)
- openness
- awareness
- solitude

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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3/20/15 12:52 A

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Today I am grateful for:

- a quiet day at work
- allowing disappointment to flow past me like water
- funny stuff from online friends who make me laugh
- finishing up some critical stuff in a client's office after work
- getting home earlier than usual!

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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3/19/15 12:45 P

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Yesterday I was grateful for:

- an awesome healthcare provider
- a positive contact with a new massage therapist who got me on her schedule and understands what I need
- free time to get caught up on my own important life tasks
- taking positive action
- time to think

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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3/17/15 11:46 P

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Today I am grateful for:

- new possibilities
- understanding and support from a client who will give me an awesome job reference
- making the spontaneous and well-earned choice to stay home from work tomorrow
- becoming ready to let go
- really yummy hand lotion!

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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3/17/15 1:11 A

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Today I am grateful for:

- co-workers who understand
- progress in various areas of work and life
- leftovers for dinner
- quietness
- free training videos and information from generous people

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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3/16/15 2:06 A

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Today I am grateful for:

- gluten-free toaster waffles!
- having open space in my day
- an unexpected sale on joint supplements... :)
- clean laundry
- books that are still printed on paper

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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3/14/15 9:50 P

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Today I am grateful for:

- having a knowledgeable and skilled acupuncturist/Chinese herbalist for a client!
- some rain and dark skies (I love a good storm!)
- yoga pants and my baggy house sweater
- getting payment from another client
- quiet time to myself this evening

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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2/8/15 11:43 P

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Today I am grateful for:

- the huge number of small tasks I knocked off the To Do list!
- enough freezer and cupboard resources to skip the weekly grocery run
- new purple socks
- how easy it is for me to batch cook on Sunday evenings
- ease in my previously jangled feelings

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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1/31/15 10:33 P

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Today I am grateful for:

1) finishing up another client's 2014 books
2) being appreciated
3) a really good local Mexican restaurant with a drive-up window!
4) the beauty of the water, fog, and trees out on the island today
5) a mad run that broke speed limits but safety got me to the ferry dock in time to board...:)

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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1/19/15 12:03 A

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Today I am grateful for:

- a good club meeting
- a Seahawks win!
- clean laundry
- a holiday tomorrow
- being indoors when the wind and hail hit this afternoon - yikes!

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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Today I am grateful for:

- making a difference for other people
- people who make a difference for me
- safe travels today
- a warm, fuzzy sweater over jammies!
- more letting go

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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1/10/15 10:37 P

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Today I am grateful for:

- an interesting ferry ride to meet with a new client
- people who do their part
- the willingness to let go
- not caretaking!
- all the amazing available resources I have.

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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1/3/15 10:46 P

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Today I am grateful for:

- starting the new year as an employee, not a contractor, for my favorite client
- catching up with a good friend
- jammies in the afternoon
- a four-day weekend!
- fresh starts

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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12/31/14 11:12 P

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This year I am grateful for:

- learning to recognize when I need more balance in my life
- finding healthcare alternatives to healing and supporting balance
- becoming open to letting go of all kinds of stuff
- continued strong friendships
- new resources for personal, spiritual, and professional growth

Happy New Year!!


Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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12/24/14 11:24 P

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Today I am grateful for:

- peace in my home
- time to relax, watch movies, and breathe
- yoga pants and a baggy, soft sweater
- good healthcare that focuses on all of me
- releasing

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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12/13/14 7:54 P

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Today I am grateful for:

- peaceful time at home
- making decisions
- a good latte when I need it!
- feeling loved
- the blessing of knowing people online I've never met in person

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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Today I am grateful for:

- a chance to come straight home from work and put on jammies!
- Christmas lights and a peaceful home
- my fuzzy, soft bedspread
- payday!!
- an un-challenging workday

Leslie

"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein


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