I am afraid this week I have been a little, well, needy. Just a little whiny and in need of coddling and cuddling and soothing. The thing I am most grateful for this week is the people in my life, especially my wonderful Chris who took care of me so well, and just makes everything awesome. We are living busy, beautiful, hectic lives and I wouldn’t have it any other way. With him walking by my side no matter how busy the day or how late the hour, I am grateful for this glorious journey we are on.
So, I present the twenty-second weekly Nourished Life Gratitude List:
Monday: My Dad. Over the weekend he built sturdy wonderful steps to make it easier for me to get to my car in the morning, and this morning he snuck the rest of the corn chips into my lunchbox – thanks Dada.
Tuesday: Grateful for Chris taking care of me when I wasn’t feeling well: tucking me into bed for a post-work nap, buying dinner, and putting on my favourite TV shows. Just examples of the countless little things he does that make me so thankful to have him in my life.
Wednesday: Even though he had a long day at work Chris came to the gym with me and then we had our Wednesday ritual dinner of baked beans. Also, listened to an awesome podcast from Michael Pollan at the London School of Economics – ‘Cooking as a Political Act.‘ I can’t wait to read his latest work: ‘Cooked‘. And, I baked Mars Bar Muffins for Chris’s work. Yes, yes, I will share very soon.
Thursday: Chris and I spent the evening together wandering around the shopping centre and indulging in some consumerism. It was fun, and he bought me sushi for dinner.
Friday: Pre-work snuggles, awesome post-work long run, and a night spent baking some gorgeous bright pink cupcakes for a little girl’s birthday party. Oh, and my boss gave me an early mark this afternoon!
Saturday: Chris and I caught up with some friends at a birthday party (more cupcakes made for a different birthday girl) and even though it was a late, late night, (and I’m a complete Nana with my 10pm bedtime), we had a lot of fun and I can’t wait to catch up with them all again.
Sunday: What would the world be without Sunday snuggles? A much poorer place indeed. Chris and I spent a lazy Sunday watching movies, I baked some breakfast bread and we just enjoyed some slow moments before the start of another action-packed week.
This next week will bring more catch-ups with friends, some long runs (the days are slowly getting longer), and of course, some baking! I hope you all have a great Monday, wherever you are.
Tell me, dear readers, what are you most grateful for this week?