Today is a great day to remember! A day of life changing events, a time where I literally see myself finally growing up and that in itself is a good thing. Really since we moved, it has been nothing but great even through the daily stresses of life. That's a good thing!
I really had no time for tv before since I was way too busy with life, but now lately I have been watching some Sex and the City reruns...Good show! I've also loved the quotes I've heard there! Decided to scrap a few that really hit home for me. :)
You know something good can come out of anything! I definitely am learning that one from my Godsend friend Jen. Truly! She's taught me soooo much about life, people, moments, friendships, just stuff to truly soak in. I love her more than life!
I love these quotes. You know sometimes in life, things happen that we don't expect. I think I've been seeing so many "unexpected" events happen and it's nothing to bawl about. It's really all good in the end. It makes me a better mother, wife, person who loves to create and girl who loves to go shabby with everything. If anyone chooses to classify a decision or person as being selfish..well let's look at the whole reason behind it. It someone chooses to end a career, move on, buy a home, sell a car, end a relationship, buy a guinea pig, what truly is behind their decision? Is it that they want to show off and try to become the "celeb" that they never were? Is it to say that you have this and that and therefore you are in a much higher rank than all the others? Or is it soley because you know in your heart that you will be a better parent, a much less stressful one at best. And that once you make your decision, you have not one ounce of regret about it?
That's how I strive to be! My previous recent decisions have ALL been based on me putting my three shabby babies far above what I would want in my life. A better car, a bigger house for them, a job at home and friendships that don't stress me out. Friendships that build me up and make me a much better mommy than I can ever be. So what about "rescuing" friends? Gosh Jen you taught me so much about that. I dont' think I'll ever look at this the same again. Knowing that I am making a friend based on what I can give them and what they can give back. Not about the "pats on the back" so to speak. Oh you "saved" me and I am always in need of saving. I now am one who knows that the number of friends isn't the issue anymore as it was in high school and college. It's about INTEGRITY. Substance. One building up another and not sucking the life out of them. I realize now and after 10 years of one FABULOUS husband, that my dude picks the best guys to be buds with! Okay why don't I? LOL Not saying any of you are not great friends! Believe me there is way more to this story than I can reveal.
But oh my oh my, I must learn from this spectacular dude that life isn't about "feeling good" all the time but more about "feeling good" about the decisions I make! Okay feeling VERY GOOD about all my recent and past decisions! Ones previous just were not the best ones for me to make. But I think like this 2nd quote, I've found a friendship that has taken me to somewhere I least expected! And yet how come everyone around me knew of the danger? All but me? What am I some dork or something? I think a tad too naive. But I can get over that and learn to be less like that! LOL
So because I choose my family and kiddies before anyone else...am I selfish? Maybe so but I am darn well HAPPY that I am!!! LOL These kiddies have no one else but us! Like the quote above, people come and go...but these babies and absooolutely irresistable dh of mine will be with me for the most time and I need to pour ALL of my energy into them! Everyone else will have to wait awhile. But to my sweet friends that wait and I wait for them, THANK YOU! You all know who you are and Lisa I miss you like crazy!!!! Susan, you are my angel who never gives up and for that I am more than grateful! Genuine friends....are irreplaceable.
Okay so on a sweet note...I love baby pictures! Found this yesterday! Sometimes it's totally hard to look at our babies baby pics, cuz then I get hit with baby fever, but truly I just love to be surprised remembering how little they each were! Ahhhhh.
Thanks for listening to me rattle!!!!!