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Monday, March 9, 2009

You Say it's Your Birthday...

It's my birthday today!

I woke today to a sleepy house. We were all having trouble adjusting to the time change, so getting out of bed was so hard. I love it, though! Love having longer days. In fact, I love it so much, it's one of my favorite birthday gifts.

I found little birthday wishes from D scattered in the house and car. Love that man. There's nothing more that I could want for gifts! Those little notes mean more than anything to me.

Today is all about love for me and surrounding myself with people that love me. I'm going to spend some time with my mom. I haven't seen her in what seems like a very long time because she's been with her brother, my Uncle, who just was diagnosed with cancer. My boys had to run some mystery errands yesterday, so who knows what that means! I think we may go out to eat tonight. There will be cake and hugs and love.

I spent yesterday in bed with my head exploding, so I'm hoping I can keep that at bay with some good drugs and a few prayers. That's the thing about this disease, you can't plan anything (and I know how trying it can be for people when I cancel!)

My birthday for me is all about gratitude and reflection. Thanks for another year. Thanks for being so fortunate, with wonderful friends, neighbors, and family. Thanks for not having to worry about basic needs. Thanksgiving for my husband's wonderful job. Thanks for all my blessings, the greatest of all is the love of my little family.

I'm 39 today. Next year's the big one!


  1. HAPPY BIRTHDAY GIRL!! I haven't been on in awhile, I'm SO glad I checked in today!! I hope you have a wonderful day with your boys!!

  2. Belated happy birthday wishes to you!


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