Day 113, November 28th, 2011
Today I am grateful for my husband’s amazing soup making skills! Barry made carrot ginger soup from scratch and it is AMAZEBALLS!!!!! Thanks B-Dawg!! xo hels
Days 111 and 112, November 26th and 27th, 2011
Today I am grateful for my mom’s migraine cure all. Hot water bottle on the hands and an ice pack on the head. I had a migraine this weekend and this magic remedy (plus Advil) is a god send. Thank you momma. xoxo hels
Day 110, November 25th, 2011
Today I am grateful for the new documentary online series Missions in Action. I found out about this series because of Alexandra Boylan who told me her brother Alex was doing a new show. I tuned in and the tears started flowing. I’m Filipino and lived in the Philippines when I was young. I went back with my Dad in 2005 and these people’s stories really hit home for me. I feel a...
Day 109, November 24th, 2011
Today I am grateful for tofurky. My husband and I had a wonderful Thanksgiving day, and I am grateful for many things today including the awesomeness of Tofurky! Thank you Tofurky and Happy Thanksgiving everyone!! xoxoxo hels
Day 108, November 23rd, 2011
Today I am grateful for the amazing “geek girls panel” ladies…aka) Kristen Nedopak, Leah Cevoli, Stephanie Thorpe, Jessica Mills, and Crix Lee. (And extra grateful shout out to Dane Storrusten for being the awesome token man making sure tunes were playing and wine was flowing.) Tonight I got together with all of these awesome gals that I was on the “geek girls”...
Day 107, November 22nd, 2011
Today I am grateful for these beautiful flowers that Barry brought home for me. I love you B-Dawg!!! Thank you!!!! xoxox hels
Days 105 and 106, November 20th and 21st, 2011
Yesterday I was, and today I am…grateful for tv comedies…specifically 2 Broke Girls. When I’m feeling blue there is nothing like a good laugh and I’ve been loving 2 Broke Girls. Thank you for the all of the giggles!!! xo hels
Day 104, November 19th, 2011
Today I am grateful for Risa Bramon Garcia’s “99 Actors Day.” I was stoked to be among a ton of proactive actors today including the lovely Jackie Clifford, Alex Santori, Stacey Ann Shevlin, Sarah Deakins, Tara Tomicevic, Lizza Monet Morales, and Kevin Ashworth. (Click on the pic above for video ;) We had the great honor of listening to wonderful film, tv, theater, and...
Day 103, November 18th, 2011
Today I am grateful for my kettle. I love chai tea and I am so stoked to have hot water from my lovely little kettle to make my tea with at the end of a long day. Mmmm…decaf chai, here I come! xo hels
Day 102, November 17th, 2011
Today I am grateful for UStream and Tim Pool from The Other 99. My husband and I spent today glued to our computers watching Tim’s live streaming footage. Thank you Tim for keeping us and the over 600,000 other viewers informed every second. You are amazing. xo hels
Day 101, November 16th, 2011
Today I am grateful for Amber Krzys and the Body Heart Campaign. I participated in the Body Heart Campaign as a “positive role model” when it was just beginning, and I am so incredibly in awe of the amazing things that Amber has done with it in the last year and a half! This is such an incredibly important campaign that is all about liberating women and helping them...
Day 100, November 15th, 2011
Today I am grateful for Thirsty Girl Films and their documentary Gwapa ‘Beautiful’. They are currently crowd funding via indiegogo for this wonderful documentary and I am so inspired by what they are doing. I am half Filipino and spent time living in the Philippines as a child. I went back with my father in 2004 and the poverty there rocked me to my core. This is such an...
Day 99, November 14th, 2011
Today I am grateful for free Wi-Fi at Starbucks. I love being able to sit with my chai tea and work for a couple of hours in a space that isn’t my home office. Thanks Starbucks Wi-Fi! xoxoo hels
Day 98, November 13th, 2011
Today I am grateful for our gas fireplace. It is so wonderful to be able to hang out by a warm fire at the end of a long day. Thank you awesome fireplace! xo hels
Day 97, November 12th, 2011
Today I am grateful for Barbara Deutsch. Barbara has been my career coach for the past 7 years and she is phenomenal. Today she had a signing for her new book ”Open Up or Shut Up” at Samuel French on Sunset and I am super stoked for her! And lucky me, I ran into my favorite red carpet host, the lovely Erin Brown! (Check out the carpet we’re standing on…that’s...
Day 96, November 11th, 2011
Today I am grateful that it’s 11:11:11. xo hels
Days 94 and 95, November 9th and 10th, 2011
Well…unfortunately I missed yesterday, but instead of beating myself up, I’m going to say that yesterday I was grateful for the movie “In Time” (although not perfect, it was still very fun), and today I am grateful for the IAWTV writer’s workshop. Both “In Time” and the writer’s workshop fueled me creatively. I love seeing movies that make my...
Day 93, November 7th, 2011
Today I am grateful for the adorable Brian Rodda. No one can sing a Broadway show tune quite like him. Thank you Brian for always making me smile. You are my partner in song crime ;) xo hels
Day 92, November 6th, 2011
Today I am grateful for Sara Borck, Matt Borck, and Adam Littledale. Sara and I have been friends forever….since we were like, eleven. She is one of those friends who, no matter how long it’s been, it’s like not a day has gone by since we last spoke and I love her dearly. Adam, her brother is incredible and I’ve known him just as long and consider him family. And Matt,...
Day 91, November 6th, 2011
Today I am grateful for Kristen Nedopak, Leah Cevoli, Cricket Lee, Stephanie Thorpe, and Jessica Mills. I had the great privilege to speak on a panel at Comikaze today with these incredible ladies! They are all AMAZING and I am so honored to have been able to sit alongside them. Thank you all for being such an inspiration!!!!! xooxoxox hels
Day 90, November 5th, 2011
Today I am grateful for the time change. Another hour of sleep = awesome!!!! xoxo hels
Day 89, November 4th 2011
Today I am grateful for corn flakes. Sometimes nothing hits the spot late at night like a bowl of organic corn flakes from Trader Joes with Almond Milk! MMMMmmmm. xoxox hels
Day 88, November 3rd, 2011
Today I am grateful for The Griddle. On date days Barry and I love to grab the veggie burger “too hot to handle” style with no sauce and no cheese aka) vegan at The Griddle. It’s AMAZING!!!! Thanks Griddle!!! xo hels
Day 87, November 2nd, 2011
Today I am grateful for this crazy video!!! Holy UFO Batman!!!!! xoxoxo hels
Day 86, November 1st, 2011
Today I am grateful for TV. I really needed to just chill out and relax tonight, and thanks to some great shows I’ve been able to zone out and live in the land of the CW and FOX. Thanks television! xoxox hels