Wanting something to quench your thirst, what would you drink?

I’m trying to drink more water because, you know, health and such.  But I’m also terrible about water because at heart I’m just a petulant four-year-old, stamping my foot and fussing why do I have to drink water, I hate water so I tend to add those Propel flavor packs.  It helps.

With meals my beverages of choice are diet Dr. Pepper and light beer.  (‘Cuz health.)

Complete this sentence:  Never In My Life Have I…. 

Met a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup I didn’t like.

If you could be given any gift what would it be?

It would be a gift to be able to approach any problem, any situation with a mind at peace with itself.  That would open an entire world of possibilities.

What do you do if you can’t sleep at night?  Do you count sheep, toss and turn, or get up and try to do something productive?

I’ve got a limited window for putting myself back to sleep.  If it’s just that my brain is spinning then I try numbers – counting backwards from 100 by sevens or threes.  If I’ve had a bad dream then I imagine that scene from Willy Wonka where he first takes the kids into the factory and they run around tasting things.  (Yes, seriously, I can recreate that scene and even sing the song from it.)

At a certain point, though, there’s no going back and I just lie in bed getting more and more irritated.  That’s when I move to the couch and hope for the best.  I’ll play solitaire on my phone, but if even that fails then I’ll pull out the laptop and write.

Optional Bonus question:  What are you grateful for from last week, and what are you looking forward to in the week coming up? 

My brain’s still a bit addled and I’m not 100% yet, so this one will be a little vague.  I love that we got to hang out with sista-friend and Big D on Friday night – it had been forever.  And Bear played her first softball scrimmage on Saturday and rocked it out.  That was awesome and she had a blast.

This week I’d love to start by being grateful if I could kick this bug that’s busy kicking my ass.  It would be nice to be awake for more than three hours at a time.  Just sayin’.  Bear’s supposed to play her first official softball games but that’s unlikely considering there’s a flood watch through tomorrow and a run on ark building materials.  So I guess we’ll focus on being grateful for having the ability to put my health first and step back while I recover.

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