1. I got my Dunkin Donuts gift card this morning, my reward for burning more than four hundred calories on the my recumbent bike seven days in a row. The first sip of coffee is warm and flavorful. I have mine with caramel syrup added to sweeten it even more than the Splenda I have in it.
2. The peace that comes with knowing I can pay my bills comfortably this month. It hasn't always been that way, and the change is nice.
3. When I get to my car at the end of a shift at Rite Aid, I see a message written in lip balm on my driver's side window: "I <3 U" from my friend L-Unit. I am warmed and touched by her thoughtfulness.