~Tranquil Tuesday~

~Thankfulness Week: Day 2~

We have made it through one day of the week already, so happy Tuesday y’all! How is your “short” week going? Unlike the past few days when I worked, where I worked at least 10 hours a day, yesterday I only worked 9 hours! I think that is progress to slowing down a little, what do you think? The truth is, I do not know how to go slow when I work because I am focused on getting as much done as I can.

I told y’all that everyday this week instead of doing my normal posts with quotes, I was going to tell you two more things I am thankful for and why I am thankful for them. Before I share two more things I am thankful for, I want to thank y’all for sharing what you are thankful for. All of you are amazing and strong people, and I feel honored to have you as friends!

Another thing I am thankful for is something I don’t think about often, probably because I avoid thinking about the past, but I am thankful for the amazing neurologist that caught my Multiple Sclerosis early. My first neurologist was a patient and kind man, and I miss him more than I can even explain. I was determined to prove he was wrong about my diagnosis, but he stood by me and did everything he could to find the right medication for me. Without him and his early diagnosis, who knows where I would be now. For those of you that do not know, Dr. Kaufman was my first neurologist and he retired several years ago. He is irreplaceable.

Something else I am very thankful for daily is my two amazing and loving cats. Our oldest is Chloe, who is 15 years old and still so strong. Our poor baby girl was diagnosed a few years ago with early-stage kidney disease. Even though I can see she has lost weight and sometimes shows she is not feeling well, but that is just because I know her so well and she still beats up on her younger brother! Our youngest is our 10-year-old little boy Sundance. Sundance is a loving little boy with a fun personality, who really isn’t all that little because he is about 3 times the size of Chloe. Sundance has asthma and needs medicine twice a day. These two sweet creatures show so much love for one another and, me and my husband!

I hope you are looking forward to Thanksgiving on Thursday. I know holidays this year are going to be a little different from what we are used to, but we must continue doing what we can to stay safe! My husband works on Thanksgiving, so we will of course, we safe at home with each other and our sweet furbabies, and I am thankful for the safety of our home. We are able to keep each other and those beautiful cats safe and happy!

Thank you for visiting my site today. I hope you have a great and safe day. I am looking forward to reading two more things y’all are thankful for and promise to respond as fast as I can. Please never forget that I am always sending y’all LOTS of love, comfort, support, and MANY positive vibes!

Always, Alyssa


2 thoughts on “~Tranquil Tuesday~

  1. Thank you for sharing!.. you and yours have a wonderful holiday filled with peace, love and happiness!!… 🙂

    Thanksgiving has arrived
    Another year as gone bye,
    Been busy chasing dreams
    Living life..time did fly,

    A time to contemplate the past
    A time to give thanks…they say,
    To relive treasured memories
    Of each and every passing day.

    Thanks for letting me feel love
    Be it joy, or be it heartache,
    To know someone’s love
    A treasured feeling their love did make.

    Thanks for letting me live life
    To explore, to follow one’s dream,
    To seek out and live every adventure
    Not enough time in the day… it did seem.

    Thanks for letting me meet friends
    To share thoughts of love, hope..perhaps a tear,
    And by going down the path together in friendship
    Doing away with hate, anger….and fear.

    Thanks for giving me the courage
    To follow my own path…to be me,
    To not follow someone else’s path
    To live my own….. reality.

    Thanks for giving me an open mind
    As I venture down the path… allowing me,
    To gaze upon life’s treasures, large and small
    That many others do not see.

    Thanks for giving me an open heart
    Able to love, understand and forgive,
    And when I grow too old to dream
    A place where my memories will live.

    Yes, I have much to be thankful for
    And every day the list gets longer… you see,
    As I venture down the path least traveled
    Searching for what destiny… has waiting for me.
    (Larry “Dutch” Woller)

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