Birthdays are celebration! I wish my (Uncle) Robert and a very dear friend, who is now in the heavens looking upon us a very Happy Birthday and more. I share their birthday with my own. I thought it is time to reflect on my blessed 49 years.
People tend to believe I had a horrid childhood because of illnesses, surgery, doctors and hospitals. I won't lie and say it was a piece of cake but I survived. I have proved doctors wrong.
Instead of being "Mentally retarded and repeating grades", I passed every grade pretty well and graduated on time. I EARNED my LPN license with flying colors. I worked and enjoyed it!
At 30 God gave me a precious gift. She was my lifeline. She is the reason for me struggling through.
Everyone who has passed through my life has taught me something about myself or life. I wish I could thank each and every one of them.
I look back and try to think of something I would absolutely change if I had a chance. I can't say I do.
People often ask me if I could start over without my CP, would I? No, I would not. Yes, at one time or another I wished I could run, keep up with others, wiggle my toes or spread my legs wider (NOT what you are thinking)but I wouldn't have ever met people if I didn't have it
I can't say with a certainty that I wished I hadn't married because if I hadn't I would not have the gift previously mentioned.
Yesterday, my whole family (except one who was at work) got together and had a delicious stew my Godchild and his wife cooked. We also had strawberry cake which was totally awesome.I received beautiful cards (really have to get those organized!). I attempted not to cry and succeeded but last night I reread them and cried.. It is all good though!
I can look back and say overall that I am happy how I've led my life. I am indeed blessed!