Overwhelmed…and Thankful


Yesterday, I was overwhelmed.

Yesterday, I got two kids ready for daycare…I was overwhelmed.
Yesterday, I went to work…I was overwhelmed.
Yesterday, I had a meeting with my administrator for my yearly review…she asked me some tough questions…I was overwhelmed.
Yesterday, I picked two kids up from school…I was overwhelmed.
Yesterday, I nursed a baby, cooked dinner, fed a toddler, fed a baby and ate dinner all by myself…and I was overwhelmed.
Yesterday, I did not want to go to Bible Study…I was overwhelmed.
Yesterday, I went to Bible Study…and I was thankful.

Today, I am thankful that I have to healthy, wonderful kids to get ready for daycare.
Today, I am thankful that I have a safe, loving, nurturing place to take my girls while I work.
Today, I am thankful that I have a job.
Today, I am thankful that I have another opportunity to talk with my administrator again.
Today, I am thankful that I will pick up two healthy, wonderful kids from school.
Today, I am thankful that I will nurse a baby, cook dinner, feed a toddler, and feed a baby.
Today, I am thankful that my hubby will be home to help out.
Today, I am thankful that I have an amazing group of women that can help me appreciate what I have.
Today, I am thankful for my hubby and my family.
Today, I am thankful.

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  1. Thanks for a great reminder to be thankful. Have a wonderful day!

  2. I love this post!
    It’s real, it’s honest, and it’s full of your faith!! Awesome!

  3. AMEN!!!!
    Its so easy to get overwhelmed these days!! Thanks for being so hnest adn reminding us to be thankful!!

  4. It’s funny how fast our perspective can change…I was thankful I went to BS last night too!

  5. I love how an overwhelming day turned to a Thankful positive day. You are very blessed and I love seeing and reading that.
    Have a most wonderful day chica!

  6. Thank you for this post! I am very cranky today and this brought a smile to my face.

  7. It’s funny but I have a post half completed of the things I am thankful for. I really started thinking about it Monday night and have just continued to remind myself of all the things I am thankful for!

  8. Gorgeous! Sometimes I think this is something we all forget. thanks for the reminder!

  9. Oh…don’t we all feel that way sometimes and then God reminds us what to be thankful for!
    Krystyn, I am thankful for you too…you are a blessing!

  10. I would’ve been overwhelmed too! It’s not hard to get overwhelmed in this world. I have to do what you do and stop to just think about all my blessings! Good job!

    Love, Mere

  11. This was awesome! It is so easy to be overwhelmed, but man does it feel good to stop and put it all in perspective!

  12. I just came back to your site after you commented on mine…and I was raised in houston my whole life! what part are you from? I lived in Katy area.

  13. That is a great post!


    A word I need to remember DAILY! 🙂


  14. wow! I had a lot of friends that went there. I was actually in cy fair school district. It is a small world. I still go back there about twice a year to see my family. I love it!

  15. What a perfect post. It is all in the way we look at things, isn’t it?

  16. LOVE it! Isn’t it amazing how things can turn around like that?! So neat.

    By the way, I’m pretty thankful too!

  17. Really puts things in perspective. 🙂 Thanks for the uplifting post.

  18. I need to bookmark this post so I can come back often for the reminder. I’ve had more than my fair share of these days lately. Love how you turned it around.

  19. You are so sweet. Enjoy your day.

  20. So nice…

    I’m thankful that you remind me to focus on the little positives. They all add up!


  21. I am sorry you are overwhelmed but I am really glad you went to BS. I usually find that the times I want to go the least is when I need to go the most!

  22. Nicely said! Amazing how you can look at something and see it in two completely different ways. I am thankful for your blog and the happy posts you leave!! 🙂

  23. It is so very overwhelming at times but the thankfullness certainly outweighs that. Nice post K! : )

  24. Oh I love this post!! LOVED IT!

    Yes, sometimes it is nice to have a little “God” break in the day to find out that all is actually well!

    Hang in there Krystyn!

  25. It must have been the day yesterday cause man I was feeling the same way. Today is a much better day.

  26. Great post! It’s so easy to get overwhelmed but God’s word is so comforting!!

  27. RachelAnn says:

    Aww that’s great….it’s good to remember what you’re thankful for.

  28. It’s always nice to be thankful.

    Today I’m thankful that the kids haven’t broken something for once AND that the cat hasn’t thrown up on the rug.

    Also, Lost is on tonight. And that always excites me.

  29. uhm i was going to say just AMEN but i see stephanie already said that.

    so how about ditto 🙂

  30. blueviolet says:

    What a breath of fresh air it is to know that we ALL go through this!

  31. Great post! it’s hard to stay positive when things feel like they are spiraling out of control. being grateful is important ;O)

  32. What a wonderful reminder for us all. I know it’s easy to get overwhelmed (especially when hubby is away), but focusing on our blessings really helps!

  33. that was great. so many wonderful things to be thankful for!

  34. isn’t it amazing how going to small group and having a bible study with woman who get you makes everything you were overwhelmed about seem soooooooo wonderful?? I know I LOVE LOVE LOVE my small group woman!! I’m glad you are feeling better.

  35. Stopping in from Napwarden’s POW. This post brought tears to my eyes. Sometimes it’s so hard to remember to be thankful for everything we have instead of letting it control us. Today I’m thankful for you reminding us of this!

  36. Thankfulness is something that needs to occupy more of my daily attitude. It is so easy to let everything else overtake me, but I am truly blessed and need to remember that multiple times a day.

  37. Thank you. Makes me realize I have alot to be thankful for too.

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