The past couple of weeks I haven't been in the BEST mood and have felt kind of down in so much as throwing a few pity parties for myself and obviously focusing way to much on the negative in my life. Well after some soul searching and some good venting to my Mom (sorry about that again) I am feeling much better and a bit more positive! It might also be the fact that in 6 days I am off to Utah to see my Family and then to CA to spend an undecided amount of time with Kreg's family! Well my cute cousin Courtney has once again been a good example to me and shown me how to be more grateful in my life. She has been doing daily posts on why she is grateful I decided to do something similar in just one post. So here are a few things I am grateful for:
Day Light Saving~ I seriously look forward to this I love having it lighter Later and it just gets me so excited for summer!My Kreg~ He is so good to me and cares so much about how I feel, He is always so patient and loving towards my crazy emotions. He is my greatest strength and I am so blessed to be able to keep in for eternity!

My Mom~ she is another one that is so patient and caring towards me! I look forward to our daily phone calls and love to hear her voice. She and I are very close even though we are far apart right now. She has a way of making me feel happy about whatever I am going through big or small!

My CC girl~ I love her so much and I am so grateful I get to be with her all day! I miss her when she takes her naps and I get so excited in the morning when we wake up and can play together! She is at such a fun stage right now learning and talking so much she amazes me everyday!

The Sun~ I really love the sun even if its freezing cold outside the sun always makes me feel better! If I just look up at the sky and pretend there is no snow outside I can imagine I am at the beach where it is warm and that makes me so so happy!

The Gospel~The peace and happiness it brings to my life is in every way irreplaceable and un-substitutable. There is nothing else on this earth that can make you feel as good like the Word of God can. I am so grateful to have the truth in my life and to have a relationship with my Father in Heaven. If you would like to know more about it go HERE

The Gym~ CC and I hit the gym 5-6 times a week and it helps so much! The winter has a way of making you feel sluggish but some good old fashioned exercise can really do a body, mind, and soul some good!

This new recipe~ We made these tonight and they are to die for! Its super easy and if you are a fan of Chocolate and Peanut butter like we are you will want to try these! (thanks again for the gym for helping me feel O.K. for eating these!)

There are a great many other things I am grateful for in my life but these are just a few that are on my mind right now.
What are you grateful for? Its a good thing to think about it never fails to lift a sorrowing spirit!


Courtney said...

oh anna thank you for saying i am an example to you. You are such a good example to me. I am lucky to have you as a friend and cousin. I am glad you are feeling better. You can always vent to me too!! Me and trav are trying to figure out sleeping arrangements so we can come visit next weekend. I will let you know!! thanks

Amy said...

Anna, I'm glad you liked the peanut butter fingers!! Me and my kiddos MIGHT be going to Utah soon to visit my family too! My husband is going on the 50 mile backpacking trip with the scouts over spring break, so me and the kids might go surprise my family. Just dreading the 12 hour drive with the 4 boys:) I enjoyed reading your post! ~Amy

Courtney said...

ps you look amazing!! and i can't wait to see cc girl all grown up!

Chelsie said...

that pic of you and kreg is so cute. i love your dress, where did you get it? you're such a cute momma, i love to read about all the fun stuff you and your cc do. i'm jealous that you're going to ca...on your way out of ut there...would you mind picking us up for a trip too?