a little bit of gratitude

25 Sep

A little over a year ago I was completely ignorant of the magnitude of happiness that the little guy outside would bring to our lives. The day I held the positive pregnancy test in my hands I started crying and crying and crying and the only one that saved me that day was MY person, MY ROCK, my sister Alex. I honestly don’t have a clue what I would do without her.

Alex was thrilled. She was ecstatic. She was out of this world happy. She tried to calm me down by saying all the right things and she even managed to make me take a momentary glimpse at the light at the end of the tunnel. She stayed calm and reassured me that everything was going to be alright. 

Well, she was DAMN right. After a trying and very difficult pregnancy, everything DID turn out alright.

I would like to dedicate this post to the people who stood by me and whose gestures of kindness helped me in one way or another to fight my inner demons and simply gave me hope. HOPE is a wonderful thing. HOPE is essential to leading a happy life. HOPE is priceless.

A big shout out to my enthusiastic sister and my loving hubby, who always encouraged me that I COULD do THIS.

Special thanks to my mom who showed empathy, compassion and patience when mine was running out and to my mother in law who went into the trouble of putting properly cooked food on our table, every single day.

From my real life friends who went out of their way to help me (thank you Iro & Daphne for that surprise delivery of burger & fries-you seriously MADE MY DAY) to my fellow blogger friends whose words of encouragement made all the difference (Matt, you might be right, he might turn out to be my favourite after all).

Thank you.

Life is good. Life is NOT PERFECT. It is blissful, chaotic, beautiful, frantic, challenging, stressful but most importantly BEAUTIFUL.

Yes, LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL

Until next time

love

t

happy

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6 Responses to “a little bit of gratitude”

  1. ramblingsfromamum September 26, 2014 at 10:53 am #

    A wonderful tribute to those who helped you along the way. Having ‘a person’ is so needed in this world. My girlfriend is my person, she has saved me time and time again from… A great deal. I am happy that you have found your happiness. Hugs. x

    • wonderlandbytatu September 26, 2014 at 11:55 am #

      You have been my most supportive blogger friend my dear MM and I thank you for that from the bottom of my heart. I hope you are doing OK, I will try to email you one of these days. Lots of love & hugs 😍

  2. meditatingmummy September 26, 2014 at 6:41 pm #

    Oh T, so glad you were surrounded by love. Nothing like “a person” to have. That person means everything doesn’t it? Even better when it is your sister. I have my person too. Saved me just by laughing along with me.
    And look at this journey you have gone on with your beautiful family. Such joy.
    Great, great post and shout out to those who have stood by you. Happy to see you blogging again.
    Much love
    xoxo

  3. memyselfandkids.com September 28, 2014 at 7:45 pm #

    Glad to hear you are in such a good place now. That’s great. Being a new mom again is clearly agreeing with you.

    • wonderlandbytatu September 28, 2014 at 7:47 pm #

      Yes, it’s unreal. I was telling N. today that I feel more at ease and complete than I have ever felt before. It’s strange how unpredictable life really is! I hope you & family are doing great and you are enjoying your new you.

      • memyselfandkids.com September 28, 2014 at 8:11 pm #

        That’s awesome!
        We are doing well and I go through phases. I’m happy but anxious at times as well.

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