We all have ups and we all have downs. Sometimes it seems to switch from one to the other in 0.43 seconds. But there is one constant. We do our best. Everyday. We give everything we have to give and then some. Because it is no longer about us. It’s all about them. They are our world. They dictate when we eat, what we do, how long it takes to do it, and whether we are lucky enough to squeeze in a shower, or the holy grail: a nap.
I’ve been sitting on this one for a while, editing, manipulating, writing little by little. It think this is a series I would like to continue.
I believe in finding pleasure in the small things in life. The little “I love you” right before falling asleep next to my amazing wife, the smell of fresh brewed coffee first thing in the morning, the feeling of an oncoming rain in the air after a dry spell, a pair of warm socks.
I have compiled this list to remind myself that we live in a world where there is still so much to be grateful for. To take those things for granted just feeds into the already abundant negativity everywhere. Whether it be through social media, overheard on the public transit, or at work, or through direct conversation. …
I hear every pregnant woman say the same thing around this time (and there are a lot of us out there right now!). The time seems to have flown by! I am now 30 weeks in, and boy, knowing that we only have (more or less) 10 more weeks left to go… shit just got real.