Today is the first day I’ve felt like this awful disease has altered my life. I mean I know for sure our life is going to change in big ways over the next year but I feel like today is day 1. Up until yesterday I had full intentions of going in to work today. I had even planned on a light duty job so I wouldn’t have to do much. I mean honestly waking up this morning I don’t know what I was thinking considering going in today, but none the less I was looking forward to going. So many people complain about their jobs, but I seriously love mine! I love meeting new people everyday, answering the most hilarious questions that people have about their pets,  but mostly my friends. We have great conversations and love laughing together. I wouldn’t even mind doing a fecal if it meant I could go back! 

You see, I feel like we so often take life for granted. Dreading going to work everyday or going to the grocery store. I know I get so irritated every time I have to pay the electric bill because it’s so so expensive. Today I encourage you to look at your job and choose one thing that you love about it. Even if that is simply bringing home a paycheck. There are so many people in this world that would give anything to have a horrible job where they are treated awful and the pay is even worse. Just to have five dollars to buy a bag of rice to feed their starving family! 

I am so blessed to be able to stay home, rest and take care of myself! I couldn’t imagine being a single mom going through this right now. I’m blessed that I don’t need to worry about where my next meal will come from or wonder if we will be safe sleeping tonight. I guess my message for today would be not to take everyday life for granted. There are so many thousands of people who would love to walk a day in your shoes! 


5 Comments Add yours

  1. Jill Bruegge says:

    You are so right. You have great insight!


  2. Karalee says:

    You are SO right! Love you

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  3. Tina Melik says:

    I will not take today for granted, for sure!!


  4. Laurelyn ditmer says:

    love your attitude and missed you at work

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Just catching up and reading all of this. You have the most amazing mindset and faith- I know you will overcome and beat this! Sending lots of prayers, positive vibes and hugs to all of you!

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