Today I am Thankful for:

1.  My new pair of running shoes!!!  😀
2.  Having the will & motivation to run a 10k before all of our Thanksgiving festivities (see photos below!).
3.  …and for BEATING my last 10k time by 30 seconds!!!   (52:30)
4.  The best Belgian running partner a girl could ask for… Vero!
5.  Mikalicious!  (Aka Mike, my husband.)
6.  The BEST FAMILY EVER.
7.  My new 7 day old niece Lily.  🙂
8.  My 10 month old niece Anna Marie who is thisclose to walking and taking over the world.
9.  My new body, which is almost 50 pounds lighter than it was 7 months ago.  😀
10.  I AM THANKFUL FOR BEING IN HEALTH MAGAZINE THIS MONTH!!!!
11.  I am thankful that because of my weight-loss success on The CarbLovers Diet, I got to meet Rachael Ray & be on her talk show.  (Will air in January, exact date TBD.)
12.  For my book that I am writing, even though it is damn hard to do.
13.  For 2011, and every year after that I get to be here on this earth.
14.  Amazing friends, new & old.
15.  Pecan pie.  🙂
16.  For Mike getting to put his clothes back on as he reaches all of his goals!  😀  Speaking of which… he gets to put on 1 sock for getting halfway through his short film script this week (Goal #2).  Go Mike!!!

Mike is halfway there! :D