So for now . . . I'll do the list of things that "I Can" - and count my blessings instead.
I can play the piano.
I can host 22 people in my home for several days.
I can get a lot of things done very quickly when I need to.
I can relax and play instead, too.
I can organize all the spices in my cupboard alphabetically.
I can make a holiday meal, and enjoy every minute of it.
I can collect enough gingerbread men to populate a city.
I can raise other people's children as my own.
I can laugh at my mistakes.
I can encourage others.
I can roller skate, and ride a bicycle.
I can fly in a hot air balloon.
I can ride roller coasters - twice each.
I can sew.
I can wrap presents.
I can sing alto.
I can shop for bargains.
I can teach a class.
I can advocate for my children.
I can paint (walls).
I can make piles of papers.
I can organize.
I can send thank you notes.
I can hug and kiss.
I can attend church.
I can miss my parents.
I can love and appreciate my siblings.
I can appreciate antiques, and old things.
I can return phone calls and email messages.
I can plant a garden, and can and freeze the vegetables.
I can coordinate a wedding.
I can play scrabble.
I can do logic problems, and number puzzles.
I can care enough to lie awake at night, looking for solutions.
I can listen.
I can drink diet soda.
I can read a map.
I can read books to preschoolers.
I can love, even when it hurts.
I can be diplomatic.
I can try again.
I can plan menus in the grocery store.
I can try new recipes.
I can make my grandma's pickle relish.
I can say the names of the books of the Bible.
I can pray.
I can do counted cross stitch.
I can cook and bake.
I can search the web.
I can make this list in 15 minutes without writing "but" after any of them, even though I was thinking it.
Updated to add: I didn't know the origin of this when I did it - just saw it on another foster mom's blog, and thought it looked interesting. I've now tracked back to find the idea behind it: http://aidelmaidel.blogspot.com/2008/01/i-can-exercise.html