Kelly the Culinarian: Three Things Thursday

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Three Things Thursday

1. My carpal tunnel is really acting up lately. I woke up last night and couldn't feel my whole hand. I'm also having these little spasms that are freaking out my coworkers. It's not painful, but it's super annoying and weird. I'm not even sure what I did to incur it's wrath, but I'm not digging it.
Napoleon is upset that my cheese-holding
hand is shaky
2. My mom sent me this Valentine's Day present and it got me totally jazzed. I've been feeling a bit overwhelmed lately with training and trying to have a life, so this really boosted my spirits. She custom ordered it, too, to brighten my day. I love my mom.

3. I got an e-mail from Heather, a mesothelioma survivor. Her story and ability to turn a death sentence into a new way of life is so inspiring. Read up:

"When I was diagnosed, I had just given birth to my little girl and was told I had 15 months to live. After undergoing a risky surgery, which required the removal of my left lung, I beat the odds and created Lung Leavin’ Day as a way to commemorate this day that changed my life forever.

Lung Leavin’ Day is now used to encourage others to face their fears! One important thing cancer taught me is the importance of acknowledging these apprehensions that prevent us from living life to the fullest extent."

While the anniversary has already passed this year, it's a great message to share and keep in mind. It's actually been part of my training mantra already: Never let your fear decide your fate.


Joanne said...

That last point is so inspirational!! I'll be keeping that woman in mind while I'm training this season!

Unknown said...

I'm sorry to hear your wrist is bothering you. Hopefully it will heal itself soon. Love the shirt your mom sent you--it's perfect! Have an awesome Friday!

Losing Lindy said...

I love how supportive your family is. BTW...I want some cheese... ;)

Meghan said...

Is that a jacket? It's awesome! What a super thoughtful gift!

KellytheCulinarian said...

It is! It's a zip-up sweatshirt with all the triathlon distances in little icons.