Sunday, July 1st: Taking a very brief moment to just rest my eyes in our hammock, with the umbrella over me.
Monday, July 2nd: Being literally the only person in the office at noon and listening to Drake very loudly.
Tuesday, July 3rd: Holding back tears during a very beautiful wedding ceremony.
Wednesday, July 4th: Feeling unprepared and disorganized, grabbing 4th of July dinner ingredients at Whole Foods and being 100% okay with that feeling.
Thursday, July 5th: Leaving a very good therapy session and seeing a rainbow in the sky.
Friday, July 6th: Walking just a block from the bustling Highlands and finding ourselves on a shady quiet street lined with big old brick houses (and lots of free parking spots).
Saturday, July 7th: Feeling hot and irritated at the Farmers’ Market and guilty for wanting to immediately leave a place that I’m “supposed” to love.
Sunday, July 8th: Pulling a stool directly in front of the window A/C unit in the kitchen while I kept an eye on chickpeas in the pressure cooker and eggs boiling on the stove.
Monday, July 9th: Watching a beach ball hit Joey in the head while we sat in the crowd at Red Rocks, waiting for The Big Lebowski to start.
Tuesday, July 10th: Pressing snooze one extra time and feeling extremely out of it after going to bed at 1 AM the night before.
Wednesday, July 11th: Saying no to TV time and instead, getting into bed early to read.
Thursday, July 12th: Feeling thoroughly impressed with the manicure my sister gave me and with how prepared she was!
Friday, July 13th: Remembering how out of it I had felt coming home from work and how refreshed I felt now that I was sitting outside at the Rockies game.
Saturday, July 14th: Joey asking me if I wanted to sit outside in the backyard with him at the very end of the day.
Sunday, July 15th: Making a donut out of modelling clay with my niece.
Monday, July 16th: Waking up to the smell of coffee and parting my hair down the middle because why not?
Tuesday, July 17th: Having lunch with my dad at the last shady table on the Mod Market patio.
Wednesday, July 18th: Having breakfast toast with Joey at Huckleberry before work.
Thursday, July 19th: Sharing a quote my therapist had shared with me with Joey.
Friday, July 20th: Watching Mason try a lemon for the first time. He didn’t hate it!
Saturday, July 21st: Feeling uncertain about having our dog out in the front yard.
Sunday, July 22nd: Playing ABBA very loudly in my car while driving to Whole Foods.
Monday, July 23rd: Catching up on Food Network Star while eating a very fluffy pita.
Tuesday, July 24th: Feeling lucky to live so close to Coors Field when there’s a rain delay.
Wednesday, July 25th: Seeing Joey come inside with a surprise first zucchini from our garden.
Thursday, July 26th: Wondering why I felt sort of crabby.
Friday, July 27th: Waking up to go for a run and feeling refreshed and ready.
Saturday, July 28th: Rushing to clean the bathroom and shower/get ready to leave the house for the day.
Sunday, July 29th: Going to Sunday afternoon yoga for the first time in a long time and smiling when I saw new gold veggie decals on one of the walls.
Monday, July 30th: Trying to get in a better mood by listening to Janelle Monáe at work.
Tuesday, July 31st: Wearing my new running sunglasses for the first time and feeling legit!
July was so so good, but we must say good bye and I have a real feeling August will be pretty good too 🙂