Happy Holidays, dammit!!! NOW!
I decided the best thing to do this holiday season to counteract the lonliness and depression would be to list off some things I am thankful for... to make me remember.
- I'm thankful that even though he's far away, my husband is alive and well and I can talk to him every day and even see him on the webcam.
- I'm fortunate that those times, like today, when Noah is sick I can make a phone call and have him seen by a doctor the same day.
- We have a home, a car, cable, computers... anything we want or need.
- We have jobs that provide for us and are still able to pay off bills and save some money.
- I'm thankful that I have family out here. Vita and Joe you guys made my Christmas, even though I may have seemed like a stick in the mud I had a great time and I really appreciate you coming over for the holidays.
- I cannot describe how thankful I am for our son. He's been sick and whiney and clingy, but I can't imagine life without him and I admire the strength Josh shows in having to.
- As much as I hate the Bush administration, and really both sides of the political spectrum right now... I'm greatful that I live in America "the land of freedom" because for all its downfalls it really is the greatest country to be in. Why else would people risk death just for a chance at the American dream?
- I'm in awe of my husband and of the person I have seen him become, everything he's capable of, everything I saw in the beginning that's now being honed and perfected. The excitement I feel about my marriage far surpasses any romantic expectations I ever had about being married and starting a family. I love you, baby and can't wait 'til you come home. Our dedication and love for each other is amazing.
- I am actually thankful for problems we've faced and trials we've worked through because I believe without them we would have maintained a mediocre marriage: happy but not scrumtrulescent.
- I'm thankful for the future, the fact that I'm well enough to think about even having one. We have been blessed. We're apart, but we're here.
- I'm thankful for change. Big and small, though sometimes it stresses me out it's usually for the best. It generally has signified better things coming.
- I'm thankful this year is almost over. It's been difficult and life-altering. I'm glad it happened, but I'm relieved it's almost over.
- Naptime, which is now over.
- And... coffee, it truly is one of the greatest discoveries mankind has ever made. (hehe)