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What made you happy today?

We all seem to get caught up in our illness and how to treat it. But even then, we all can find something positive in our day that puts a smile on our face and a little pep in our step.

What made you happy today?

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I’ll start it off.

I woke up with no headache, no wobbly feeling and ready to tackle the day. I have the next five days off, not counting on call duties, and I can do some honey do jobs that are inside. It’s raining out, the grass is green and I got to sit on the couch drinking my favorite decaf with my fur baby asleep in my lap.

It can be better, but I’ll take this any day.

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Watching my vegetables growing after some rain. The silverbeet has literally doubled in size overnight. My peas will soon be ready for picking and so will the broad beans. And my native Australian raspberries are getting red and ready to be eaten. I also have an abundance of passionfruit that have climbed up to my balcony. And the birds are singing.

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First bloom of the season. I’m hoping for better than last year when we had a bloom a day for over 100 days.
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Even though I’m having a bad migraine today, I still saw something to make me happy.

My new hibiscus plants that have only been in the ground about a month are starting to bloom. The first one is a scarlet color. I can’t remember what the second one is, I’ll just have to wait and be patient.

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Beautiful! It’s so strange to see this thread now as I was just lying on my bench in the garden, listening to Joni Mitchell on the radio and watching the clouds. The weather is perfect this evening in London. I saw two swallows whirling around and a plane. Made the slog of an afternoon seem far behind me! :blush:

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All of my hibiscus plants are blooming now. The oldest is loaded with flowers. It’s never done this before, usually, I only get one new bloom a day.

This makes me happy, even though the brain fog is making the day difficult and gloomy.

I’m thankful for Autocorrect. I couldn’t remember how to spell difficult and it suggested it. I hope it’s fixing my mistakes.

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Looking at the large number of sweet potatoes I harvested yesterday. And finding (and eating) a perfectly formed strawberry in my strawberry patch. My strawberries usually get eaten by something (I suspect little lizards), so finding a good one is a big plus.

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Went for weigh in today at HMR Weight Loss and I lost 4.8 pounds last week down to 226.6 a total loss of 60.9 pounds.

The Pain Management Doctor called this morning. They are able to move my appointment up from next week to tomorrow morning. I’m sure happy with that, since my back has been killing me for over a week. My sciatica is even trying to flare up again. It may be time for another injection.

On another note, my “crackin” Hibiscuses have been going crazy the last few days.

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Enjoying the daily hibiscus show and counting birds at the bird feeder. We count every morning that we can and submit the counts to Cornell University.

I took my grandson to a baseball game last night. It was awful. The home team gave up a home run on the third pitch and the visitors never trailed. Final score was 7-2 and their were 5 errors in the game. 2 from the visitors and 3 from the home team.

But I had one on one time with my grandson. That made it worth it.

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I picked up my pickup from the shop last night. The radiator had sprung a leak and had to be replaced. The tab was $582.00 USD, so I’m happy. Radiators can easily top that by themselves without the labor, coolant, hoses or clamps. Did you know that when you buy a radiator, it does not come with the cap? To me that’s absurd.

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