My Gratitude Diary: Day 240+241

I am focused on me. I am strong. I love and am loved dearly. I am blessed. I live in success. I have 幸せ (happiness)~ I was grateful for the peaceful day at home yesterday to do my chores and have a quiet reflection time (plus the bonus of not needing sunscreen!) I was grateful…

My Gratitude Diary: Day 239

I am focused on me. I am strong. I love and am loved dearly. I am blessed. I live in success. I have 幸せ (happiness)~ I am grateful for the pain-free sleep and a very wondrous dream to go along with it 🙂 I am grateful for regaining the control of my body. I woke…

My Gratitude Diary: Day 238

I am focused on me. I am strong. I love and am loved dearly. I am blessed. I live in success. I have 幸せ (happiness)~ I am grateful for the sleep that assuaged the pain I had since last night. I woke up in the middle of the night from the pain but thankfully as…

My Gratitude Diary: Day 237

I am focused on me. I am strong. I love and am loved dearly. I am blessed. I live in success. I have 幸せ (happiness)~ I am grateful for the extra sleep I had today (despite that it was not meant to be >.<) I am grateful for being able to come in for a…

Lost in Thoughts during Staring Time: You & Me Moment

You [staring blankly with a silly smile on face]: Is she real? How can anyone like her be real? How is it possible for her to exist?  Me [staring without seeing]: What should I make this drooling baka* as lunch for tomorrow? *idiot

My Gratitude Diary: Day 236

I am focused on me. I am strong. I love and am loved dearly. I am blessed. I live in success. I have 幸せ (happiness)~ I am grateful for the restful sleep today and for waking up refreshed~ I am grateful for the pain quickly disappearing so that I can get up today 🙂 I…

My Gratitude Diary: Day 235

I am focused on me. I am strong. I love and am loved dearly. I am blessed. I live in success. I have 幸せ (happiness)~ I am grateful for the restful sleep I had today I am grateful for catching the bus at the right time I am grateful for the bright sunny day today…

Dragon Boat Festival Lunch: Steamed Glutinous Rice & Braised Fatty-Pork Rice

It was 端午の節句(たんごのせっく/tango no sekku/Dragon Boat Festival) this past weekend. In China/Taiwan, it is a traditional holiday that originated to fend off plagues and bad luck as well as to commemorate an ancient patriot/stateman, 屈原 Qu Yuan. In Japan, it has evolved into a festival for boys. In my family, we did not care to…

My Gratitude Diary: Day 234

I am focused on me. I am strong. I love and am loved dearly. I am blessed. I live in success. I have 幸せ (happiness)~ I am grateful for the lazy sleep today I am grateful for my landlord, who has become more considerate with their TV and music without my mentioning anything to them…

My Gratitude Diary: Day 232+233

I am focused on me. I am strong. I love and am loved dearly. I am blessed. I live in success. I have 幸せ (happiness)~ I am grateful for the beautiful weekend with warm sunshine and gentle breeze I am grateful for the time spent with my family this weekend I am grateful for my…

My Gratitude Diary: Day 231

I am focused on me. I am strong. I love and am loved dearly. I am blessed. I live in success. I have 幸せ (happiness)~ I am grateful for the wonderful sleep I am grateful for the beautiful sun that came out after the rain I am grateful for catching the express bus I am…

My Gratitude Diary: Day 230

I am focused on me. I am strong. I love and am loved dearly. I am blessed. I live in success. I have 幸せ (happiness)~ I am grateful for waking up to a beautiful morning I am grateful for catching the express bus~ I am grateful for my helpful colleague at work and for the…