the thoughts went like this...
me: this humanities paper isn't very good.
me: at least you can write about cool things on your blog.
me: you might fail your nutrition test.
me: but at least you have spent time building relationships.
me: i am good at sewing.
me: you've got crazy hair today.
me: at least it's blonde, curly, and dang good-looking.
me: i don't know how to make big decisions.
me: be thankful you have choices to choose from.
me: i accomplished [almost] eveything i needed to.
me: i can do anything good.