I thought I’d give a little life update. I recently hit a bit of a bump in the road of life, but things are finally getting back to normal. I won’t go into it, but I had a bit of unexpected change and had to do my best to navigate it. I think most of us can agree that unplanned change is usually the most difficult to deal with. But, as I said, things are on the upswing, and I’m feeling positive about where I’m headed.
When life smacks us in the face, as it often does, it can be really easy to get down. I’ve been there.
Sometimes things happen in our life that truly suck. I know that isn’t an elegant way to say it but its true. Yes, life sometimes blows. That’s reality. We can’t always control the bad things that happen but we can control how we react.
Happy Mother’s Day! Today is a difficult day for me since I’ve lost my Mother. Even though she isn’t with us, I still feel it’s an important day to celebrate. I decided to take it easy and let myself wake up without an alarm. I got out of bed around 8:30 am and enjoyed breakfast at home with Fletch. After that, I did some Zumba before getting ready for the day and sitting down to write this post.
Mother’s Day for me is a day that reminds me to appreciate and celebrate every moment I had with my Mom but is also a solemn reminder that I don’t get to make any new memories with her. It’s a difficult day but I do my best to celebrate her. That’s what she deserves.
This weekend was spent lounging around the house and spending quality time with Fletch and my friends Cate and Luke. I wanted to get a lot done this weekend so I made a rather long to-do list. I am happy to say that I checked off a good amount of my tasks. Even with so much to do I still found time to reflect on my life, as I do too regularly.
Today I’m resting after a crazy Saturday. Fletch and I hosted a house warming party at our new house and had about 20 people over. I haven’t hosted a party for more than 5 people since high school so I had a hard time figuring out how much food and drink to have. Yes, I bought too much. Anywho, I had an amazing time. We got to catch up with friends we haven’t seen in a while and have different friend groups meet for the first time.
Having so many wonderful people over truly filled my heart with joy. I felt so loved. So many people came out to celebrate this big life moment with us. It’s times like these that I feel lucky and thankful to have so many incredible people in my life. I’m a fortunate lady.
The next time I need a pick-me-up I will think back to this night. I will think about the people who love me and helped celebrate buying a house.
Now I’m off to hang out with Lily and Fletch before grabbing dinner with my brother and Dad (who happens to be in town for work).
What are you up to?