I’ve had a horrible week. My daughter got sick with a cold and has been sleeping in our bed leading to us not really sleeping well. I’ve had a bunch of things on the go as I prepare to go back to school. (Yes, back to school after 10 years of being out of school!) I’ve been stressed out wondering how I will work full time, take care of my 2 year old daughter and do a part time Masters program. It seems like a full plate, but I know it can be done. I’ve been miserable and depressed as I have had a crazy rash on my whole face that started 11 weeks ago and seems to keep getting worse. It’s bumpy, raw, red, itchy and peeling. I’ve been having a pity party all week saying “why me?”, “why do these things always seem to happen to me?”. I’ve been feeling achy and sore and wondering if I am getting my daughter’s cold. My husband has been working like a mad man on a condo project so I never see him anymore. The list could go on and on.
Then, it happened. I had received a post from another mom on my blog asking me if I could read her blog and to tell her what I thought. She asked me to repost it on my blog. I took the time today to read her blog and watch the video that was on it. Within 2 minutes, my eyes were filled with tears and I became truly touched by her amazing story. I emailed her back and told her how amazing her story was and I promised her that I would post it on my blog. Reading her story put my life and complaints back into perspective. Here I was complaining about red itchy bumps on my face and feeling stressed and rundown over decisions that I had made for myself when this mom had battled life threatening cancer and beat the odds.
Heather’s story is truly inspiring. Please watch the video and read her blog at:
I WAS GIVEN JUST 15 MONTHS TO LIVE.
This is my story. Watch now.
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