Thursday, 23 January 2014

Reasons to be Cheerful Week 4 - 2014 #R2BC


Gosh where has this week gone it doesn't seem 7 days since I wrote last week's post! So why am I smiling this week as January goes whizzing by...

1) People joining in

Last week was one of the busiest one yet for me on the linky. Just wonderful to read so many positive things that people were finding in the lives. I know how much thinking positively helped turn my outlook around so I'm glad so many other people are able to get the same boost.

2) My daughter's health

This time last week my daughter was very poorly and running a fever which was very distressing. Thanks to a speedy appointment at our out of hours doctor service and some antibiotics she is now fully restored to her normal self:

monekying around at the park

We are so lucky to have a free health care service and access to medicines that help our children when they are unwell. To prove how well she felt she baked a couple of batches of yummy cakes:


3) Operation House

Not huge progress but things like getting my daughter's Christmas present decal on her bedroom wall after she and I did some more sorting of her room felt great:


4) Proud mummy

My son loves his swimming lessons and always wants to be first when they do their turn at lengths. Tonight he was learning butterfly arms for the first time aged only 7! He as also asked to demonstrate to the rest of the class how to turn a mushroom float in to a submarine by blowing out bubbles. So glad he loves swimming as much as I did when I was a child, long may it continue.

Why are you smiling this week?


Reasons to be Cheerful

36 comments:

  1. Glad to hear your daughter is back to full health and her cupcakes look delicious!
    Butterfly stroke at 7 years old is seriously impressive!

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  2. Yep it's not perfect but better than lots of places!

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  3. Wow proud Mummy moment with your son's swimming and it always used to make me smile reading all the #R2Bc posts linked up too. Happy weekend, Mich x

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  4. Oh I love posts like these! Writing them really encourages you to be grateful for your lot. I must link up with R2BC more often too!

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  5. Mymummyspennies24 January 2014 09:33

    Amazing happy images, I love that sunrise!

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  6. R2bc open all week so join in! Feeling positive rubs off

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  7. Hope we get more been grim since!

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  8. That sunrise photo is just gorgeous and good on you with the running. I'm still to progress from the jogging/walking stage!!

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  9. Thanks. I was there this time last year! injured now though so frustrating...

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  10. Jessica Dearnley24 January 2014 11:30

    Well done, I really want to get fitter. Hopefully going to the gym next week!


    x


    www.forevermissvanity.com

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  11. Jessica Dearnley24 January 2014 11:31

    This is really good. I know a lot of my friends are taking the 100 day happiness challenge. Well done with your running.


    xx


    www.forevermissvanity.com

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  12. Looking for Blue Sky24 January 2014 11:50

    Very glad that your daughter is better, and great news about your son :)

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  13. celebratingmums24 January 2014 16:13

    Happy family life again and so pleased your daughter recovered so well. Well done to your son too. Love the Doctor Who thing. Have the best of weeks @kateonthinice

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  14. Some lovely pictures, it looks like you had a very happy day :) Congrats on the progress you've made xx

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  15. I love this idea - wish I'd done it now. I'm turning into a right moaning minnie!! :)

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  16. start today! and join in reasons to be cheerful linky :-)

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  17. Ouch - sorry about your ankle but 10km is amazing, well done you!!

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  18. This is a great linky. It is SO important to focus on the positives.
    Am loving running and am crediting you with getting me out there again.
    Cheers! X

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  19. Keep up the good work but rest if you need. A stitch on time and all that. :-)

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  20. Glad your daughter is better, those cakes looked yummy. Well done to your son too. Wall decals are great for adding feature to a wall. D had dinosaurs for years until she went "pink". Have a fab week :)

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  21. she would have dark blue not a girlie girl!

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  22. Let's Talk Mommy24 January 2014 22:35

    Positive is the best way forward for sure!!! I love this. Great post. I have wrote down the book series too. I am always looking for more good books to read for 2014, a book a week. A personal challenge I have made. Looks like you have had some good positive happy days.

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  23. Let's Talk Mommy24 January 2014 22:38

    10Km is great go you! Be careful and take care of those ankles or you won't be doing many more. Good luck on your next one.

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  24. Colette Burgess24 January 2014 22:39

    What a great idea!
    I could well do with focussing on the happy at the moment.

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