This year has been the best birthday I've had in a long time. I can't really pinpoint the real reasons why, because there was nothing special about it. I think maybe I just had no expectations for it this year.I've always worried that I have unreasonable expectations and then I'm disappointed when they aren't met.… Continue reading Best Birthday Yet!
Tonight Mr. Cranky took me out for dinner to celebrate my Birthday (I know it's not actually until tomorrow, but the babysitter wasn't available then). Usually my husband does the "I guess I'll take you out" kind of dinner and never really makes any plans. Well, I was pleasantly surprised to learn that this time… Continue reading Sushi to Celebrate
When we are in a reactive state of mind, when an opportunity knocks. We are usually too overwhelmed or frustrated to see it. If we do see it, we're usually overly critical and negative It's been a while since I've referred back to my Don't Sweat the Small Stuff calendar. This is one of the… Continue reading Reactive State of Mind
In one week it is my birthday. I've come to seriously dislike my birthday. For most of the first half of the year, I look forward to my birthday because I see everyone around me celebrating their birthdays and they are so happy. I think, maybe this year, my birthday will be different. Maybe it… Continue reading Countdown to Nothing Special
Well, I think the time has finally come... I am very, very sad to have to say that this little giraffe won't be able to continue posting a blog entry every day. I know, I know, very sad, but this day has been coming for some time. I thought that when I started clerkship in… Continue reading Cranky Cutbacks