February 26, 2009

Deep thoughts again.....

Scroll down for my Thousand Words Thursday post.
The Prompts from MamaKat:

For your birthday a sibling has decided to have the first six months of your blog printed and bound. Write a forward for the book.

What made your childhood bearable? Write about it.

There are more but these are the topics I am going to attempt this week.
Are these getting more difficult or is it just me? I am only a college graduate. I am sure this is stuff for university students.....

So my brother who is 5 years my junior decides to make my blog into a book. After hugging him and letting him know that he is the most thoughtful brother ever, I would write this.

Ahem. *bows*

I am just a simple girl. A simple girl who needed some kind of therapy during her years as a mother of two young boys. The happy pills took the edge off but I still needed something to get me through the day without running away from home.

And never coming back.

That is when I discovered blogging.

I thought that if I wrote down my thoughts and told stories about the chaos that is my life, that, maybe, just maybe, I would not need any psychiatric care.

And I would actually enjoy being at home.

Then I discovered that I actually enjoyed writing. I discovered that it really was therapeutic. I discovered that writing about my life would actually make me appreciate it even more. And then I discovered that baby #3 was on the way.

Weird how that stuff happens huh?

The chaos that is my life is just the way I want it. Writing about it makes me realize that my life is exactly how it was meant to be.


How is that for deep?

Next prompt- What made your childhood bearable? Write about it.

This is easy. In two words- my husband (he wasn't my husband at the time. Just sayin'). He was my best friend throughout public school and high school. I got involved with the wrong crowds. He didn't and made sure to let me know his feelings about it. When I did stupid things, he told me. When he didn't agree with decisions I was making, he let me know it. Even though I did some stupid "teenager" things on my journey to find myself, he was always there. I knew I could count on him through the good times and the bad. I don't know where I would have ended up if it wasn't for him.

Ok, that is all the deep, mushy, sweet stuff I can handle for today.........I need to go brush my teeth. I am getting a headache.

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Anonymous said...

I'm so glad you have found your peace and your escape and therapy in blogging. It's amazing how fulfilling it is!

Twisted Cinderella said...

This is a great post! What lovely things to say about your husband.

Jenni Jiggety said...

How sweet that you've known each other so long! I love that!

pam said...

How wonderful you found your best friend in your husband.

Jen said...

I like what you said in your 'forward' it is really great!

Kristen said...

Oh you mean blogging will cure me? Thank god!

Kristen said...

Did your husband know all along you two would be more someday?

When Superpowers Fail said...

Hey! I like your story...You should make a book about you and your husband. It's a good, happy ending story.

Bridget said...

I think it is great that you and your husband have known each other for so long. Its great being married to your best friend.

Carebear said...

Wonderfully fun to read! And I got a little lump in my throat when i read the end of the first one! This is a fun carnival. I think I'll try it next week! Great entries!

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Heatherlyn said...

How nice to have your best friend turn into your husband. I love that.

I love your forward! Someday when you make your blog into a book you'll have to use it!