Thursday, November 29, 2012
Current Mood: Thankful
Well there is only one more day left in November and as I reflect on all the things I am thankful for and there are so many, I have to stop and pause at my Friends.
For me the month of November is not only the month that holds my absolute favorite holiday, Thanksgiving. But it also holds a day that would change me forever. November 22, 2007 I had a bi-lateral mastectomy. Well this November I had yet another surgery. No this one was not cancer related. Thank God!
After my cancercrapness journey, I always try to see the good in things. For example, I was having surgery and yes I would be out of work for a few weeks but on a positive note, I was able to travel back home to see my family and friends in CT. I got to spend some time home for my favorite holiday. What more could this girl ask for?
While I was home, I got to see some of my friends. This is kinda where this blog is going. Friends…
I love my Friends and I especially love my BFF Danielle. I love the fact that we can respect each other’s busy lives and not get upset with each other if we don’t speak for a while. The best is when we can talk and pick up right where we left off even if it has been a week or sometimes longer. Of course texting is always around too.
So you know I had to meet up with Danielle and raise a little hell on one my nights home. I also met up with another good friend Darrin and his new girlfriend, Mary.
It’s been a while since I’ve had that much fun just laughing and catching up.
I’m grateful for that night and most grateful for my Friends.
I’m grateful to Darrin for just a few weeks ago at my pre-op Dr’s appt. I had a minor panic attack. I thought I would be OK to go to that appt. by myself but as soon as I got in there and starting answering questions and then the blood draw and with all the smells of the hospital, everything was beginning to get to me. It all just brought back November 22 all over again. Darrin just happened to be texting me as I was there and then when he found out where I was he continued to text and try and calm me down. 3000+ miles away and yet a good friend can be there for you. Gotta love technology! Thanks Darrin for keeping this girl under somewhat control….LOL. I heart you!
And of course there is nothing better than hanging out with your BFF. And even if there are 3000+ miles between us, nothing can break that bond. I love you BFF, Sister and KW (only Danielle will get KW) Muah!
And of course I have so many other friends out there as well. I have my Cancer Friends that continue to support me through Facebook. My Friends back in CT that I miss dearly. My Friends that are scattered around the Country. And of course my new Friends down here in Florida.
I love you all!