Wednesday, November 22, 2006

So Thankful

We interrupt this blog to bring you some uncharacteristic sappiness.

Those who know me and love me anyway know that I spend a good deal of most days complaining about the sheer physical and mental exhaustion of my kids, who I swear sometimes gang up on me. I keep waiting for an easy day, but I'm starting to think one's not coming for at least another decade. All this pining and whining do not mean that for one second I forget how blessed I am to have the 3 that I do. The girly girl, the all-boy boy (who is thankful for his mommy and daddy) and the sweet babe who missed the memo that babies are supposed to sleep. They bring us so much joy and love and laughter every day. As I look around me, I'm reminded also that I'm so lucky to be married to someone who is supportive and reliable and loving and an adult, who puts his family's needs and wants before his own, no matter how loudly the football games call him every Sunday.

Most of all, we've been blessed with the gift of good health, and with wonderful doctors who stepped in and fixed it when that gift was temporarily compromised.

Yes, we are a lucky, lucky family with so much to be grateful for. Happy Thanksgiving one and all. I hope your tables are overloaded with food, and that you spend the day among loved ones.

You may now return to your previously scheduled sarcasm.


Awesome Abby said...

Lemme just say...I love you. You always make me smile, even during the worst of times. I hope you have the best Thanksgiving ever...and maybe a nap, too. :)

skrpndiva said...

Happy Thanksgiving to you too 'T'. Many blessings to you and your family.

Kim - ScrapToMyLu said...

You hit the nail on the head. I hope you had a great holiday. I will be making some carmel apple ciders today........I'll think of you.

Scrappytbear said...

Thank you for your awesome cheery outlook! It was uplifting to read this! It's hard to be the best mommy you can and I am so glad you work so hard at it :):):)