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On a personal note.....Thankful

Happy Tuesday!! Sorry there was no post on Sunday. I was a bit under the weather and enjoying family time. I just wanted to take the time to say what I am thankful for this year. Can't believe Thanksgiving is on Thursday and it will be 2015 before we know it. So much has gone on in my life in this past year that has made me want to throw in the towel and give up, made me feel so defeated and broken. There have been things that have made me so overjoyed and in love with life. Life has just been a rollercoaster and I'm proud of myself for still standing and not backing down. I am so thankful for learning to be patient with life and knowing things are not on my time. Things do happen for a reason and sometimes it's hard to question it. You just have to know that there is always a rainbow at the end of the storm. I'm so thankful for my son who is my motivation to keep going and not give up. I look at him and know that he depends on me and needs me to be there for him. I push to make things better for him. I'm thankful for the man in my life who is always supportive and behind me all the time. Always there when I need him and just an amazing father. I'm thankful for family who loves you not matter what mistakes you make, always there to support you and be your friend when you don't feel like you have them. I'm just so thankful for what I do have in life. There are so many things I wish I could have but it's amazing to appreciate what you already have in life. There are people out there who don't have a place to sleep, food to eat, limited clothes and shoes to wear. We often take so much for granted in life, we should learn to appreciate the little things we do have and be thankful. I'm just thankful for a new outlook on life and just taking the time to smell the flowers and feel the breeze.

I hope everyone enjoys time with family and has a great Thanksgiving. There will be no post on Friday, I want to enjoy time with family.

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~**Drea Notes**~
My heart has been feeling a little heavy today, just want to pray for those families who have lost loved ones to senseless acts of violence. The world is not a safe place and I'm fearful for our children. Instead of getting angry and doing nothing, stand up and do something. The change you want starts in you. Let's all strive to be more positive and not be so quick to judge others. Let's stand together and help each other instead of tearing each other down. I just hope things in this country get better at some point. 


  1. Great reflective post Drea. I hope that you and your family has a great Thanksgiving!

    1. Thanks Tanya, hope you and your family have a great Thanksgiving too!


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