Going to bed early

We have a big, exciting weekend ahead of us, but I”m totally exhausted already. So tonight I’m posting a little earlier than I often do because I’m going to bed early! Today’s #OneGoodThing is an early night! Day 199 of 365. And Day 930 in a row (here’s the first 366 & the following 365)!  1 year ago today: Roses filling our…

New pharmacy and lab

Our hospital recently opened a new building with medical offices, imaging, lab, and pharmacy — and it is around the corner from our home. Today was my first trip there; it took me about four minutes to get from our driveway to the new building. Parking was easy (a massive improvement over all the other local…

Day 900

Today’s #OneGoodThing is reaching the 900-day milestone of finding and writing about surprising silver linings. I hope this blog project has helped you recognize something good in whatever challenges you face. Day 169 of 365. And Day 900 in a row (here’s the first 366 & the following 365)!  1 year ago today: Surviving the heat wave 2 years ago today: Vision Come…

Sensitive spots arrived

For the last two years, I’ve had to give myself daily injections to treat an autoimmune disease that makes me unable to absorb Vitamin B12 in food or supplements; but I kept getting itchy, red rashes at the injection sites on my thighs from the band-aids I was using. Finally, I found these Sensitive Skin Bandage…

For you, me, and Mama

For the last two years, I have written about #OneGoodThing every day. It started as a New Year’s resolution, but it’s become a ritual in the Nosy Parker home. Mama and I start by talking about the options. #OneGoodThing is truly a family affair. Abby and Paisley, our beloved Bostons, have made frequent appearances. And my…

365 Days of #OneGoodThing

Today marks the completion of the second year writing about #OneGoodThing every single day — that’s a total of 731 days in a row! Daily writing and persistently positive thinking have not been easy tasks, but I’m so proud to have accomplished this milestone. Thank you to my readers for your comments and encouragement! And…

Perfect pin for Mama

Another great mail day in our house as this gorgeous Everyday Bravery pin I ordered to surprise Mama arrived today. I selected the “Chose Hope Over Fear” pin for Mama because it epitomizes her attitude toward her brain cancer. I adore the inspirational messages, empathetic cards, and lovely designs from the Emily McDowell Studio. The…