Tuesday, July 20, 2010

At the End of the Day... Thankful

It's amazing how from the second you realize your eyes are actually open and it's a new day, the balls can already be coming at you at full speed and if you don't duck... well lets just say, You Better Duck! This is the kind of day it was here today. One thing being thrown at you after the next and you don't even have time to sit down and rationalize what just happened since it is yet again time to duck. You know I think that might be a blessing in disguise though. If you actually had to stop and think about each thing you probably wouldn't make it to the end of the day.

Somehow though at the end of the day (the very end...) there is peace, it is all ok. To know that there really are good and caring people in the world is what makes us continue on. Some days it feels hopeless, you don't know how you will make it through, but yet you ALWAYS do. For that I'm thankful....

I guess what I'm alluding to is all the drama that you deal with when having chronically ill children and leading the life we do. And the thing is it's not even the medical problems it's all the other daily drama you still have to face, only it's usually 10x worse because of your situation. But yet it's then even harder to deal with. This probably makes no sense and people who don't live in Holland probably don't understand, but it is what it is....

This day is just one example of why I feel my life is a blessing not a curse. At the end of our day, you are so tired. Even though today was a bad day, you have no fight left, but yet somehow in the end it there is peace. How is that possible??? I guess because to me, and my family, the things that used to be important just aren't anymore. All that matters is that we have each other, that we will remain strong, that we will continue to fight the fight even when everyone else deems it hopeless we will show them we are strong! We are not like every other family! We will win our fight and never let anyone tell us otherwise! I am thankful for everyone who has told us what we do is impossible because it makes us fight that much harder. To everyone who tells us we can't, watch out!

I am also so grateful for our amazingly relentless support for our community agencies without them we could not do this! So THANK YOU from the bottom of our hearts to CARES, Yellow Umbrella, & Life Paths. Without you we would not be the family we are today. We will finish the fight and not only win but better for it in the end!

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