It's that time of year again. Time to gorge myself on turkey, mashed potatoes, mac and cheese, and pumpkin. Oh yeah. And reflect on what I'm thankful for. As I sit here waiting for Steve to get ready to head over to my sister's house, I think about the long, tough year it's been and all that I have to be thankful for.
I'm thankful for the return of Excedrin Migraine.
I'm thankful for a healthy family.
I'm thankful for coworkers who embrace and encourage my Internet cat addiction.
I'm thankful for stretchy pants which allow me to ignore the fact that changes in my meds have caused me to gain ungodly amounts of weight in the last few months.
I'm thankful for best friends who still take me on lunchtime shopping trips with them, despite the fact that we no longer physically take lunch together.
I'm thankful that I will not be alone this holiday season, for the third time in a row.
I'm thankful for the man who is keeping me sane and happy this holiday season.
I'm thankful that said man understands my quirks and loves me in spite of them.
I'm thankful for my fluffy cat who kept me warm through the 11 days I was without power or heat after Hurricane Sandy.
I'm thankful for new books.
I'm thankful for headache-free days.
What are you thankful for?