Thursday, December 18, 2008
My son is studying the economy in school and they are talking about the American car industry.
We were talking about the pros and cons and what's happening and as I was laughing myself silly he said, "Mom, are you sure Harrison Ford didn't invent the car???"
Yeah, I'm sure!!! hahahahahaha
Wednesday, November 26, 2008
To say the least, this has been a difficult year. It started off with a lumpectomy and, oh joy, it turned out to be benign! I am so thankful.
Then my mother passed away. She had very advanced Alzheimer's disease and she went peacefully after what we found out later, must have been a very painful existence. I am thankful she is no longer in pain and is at peace. We nearly lost my dad right after that and today he really is pretty good. Again, so thankful I still have him.
Yes, my home was somewhat flooded with the water tank disaster but now I'm thankful that I got rid of so much stuff I really didn't need and I gave so much to people who had nothing. I have a roof over my head, heat in my home, two healthy kids and a job. I'm thankful for all of that.
This thanksgiving I am over 30 lbs less than I was at last thanksgiving. Wow, just saying that is pretty shocking. I did it. I know I still have 10 more to go and it looks like I will be slow in losing it but for now, I'm so thankful I feel good, I look pretty good and I will have lots of friends and family over for the holiday.
All in all, I'm pretty blessed and very thankful.
Oh, and I met a great guy and we are just maybe starting off a new, possibly great relationship. Who knows what the next year will bring. As bad as this past one was, it was still really pretty good.
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