Wednesday, December 9, 2009

My homework

Ok, so I must have been too negative in my last blog post, cuz my wonderful husband has given me an assignment of writing a 5 paragraph blog of all of the wonderful positive things in my life. (does this one count as 1?)

I have a wonderful family. This starts with the one that raised me, continues to the amazing man that picked me to spend the rest of my life with him, his family that has always welcomed me with open arms and then the three beautful children that we have been blessed with. My family is my support system and my sounding board. They are the ones who see my laugh, cry, scream and puke and yet they still love me.

I have a job. Most days I love what I do. I work with a great group of strong women. Some of them intimidate me, some of them inspire me. They all are great at what they do and what they do is not easy. In today's world, just having a job with a paycheck is something to be very grateful for. It's great to also have a job where what I do helps someone make a big difference.

I know I already used my family, but I also need to say how wonderful it is to have a healthy family. With all of the sickness that I see day to day, it's great to come home to healthy smiling faces. Sure, we get runny noses and light fevers at our house, but things could be soooo much worse. I know I don't win mom of the year by taking the kids in for flu shots, but I can't bear to think of one of them getting really sick. We have been very blessed with strong immune systems and I hope to keep it that way!

We have a nice home. Although we are looking at ways to "lighten" our debt, selling our house would be very sad. I don't know yet, what we are going to do. If selling our house does turn out to be the best option, it will be heartbreaking, but necessary. We will probably get a smaller house, but as long as we are all there, it will still be a nice home. The walls can be closer together and the garage colder, but we will be together and that's what matters!

I have the most amazing best friend. My best friend can tell what kind of mood I am in by looking at my face. My best friend knows that no matter how upset I am, the right words can make me smile and, yup, my best friend always knows what those words are. My best friend has been by my side for lots of happy times and probably just as many not so happy times. When I am depressed, my best friend knows that sometimes all I need is a hug and to be able to cry for awhile. My best friend has the best shoulders to cry on. My best friend made me the happiest person alive the day he asked me to be his best friend for life. I love you my best friend, my husband.

1 comment:

Colleen said...

I give this assignment an A. It's true we have so many blessings in our lives. I try very hard every day to appreciate what I have. I work in a place as you do where we know that the life we've been given isn't given to everyone. I would love to see Scott write a 5 paragraph paper on his blessings.