Thursday, November 26, 2009

So THAT'S why they call it Thanksgiving...

Every year our church puts on a pancake breakfast on Thanksgiving morning. And every year since we started attending our church, we have gone to said breakfast. Because there is no way we pass up food that someone else has cooked.

They also have a tradition of passing around a mic, so that whomever feels led, can talk a little about what they are thankful for. As much as I wanted to speak my piece, I don't really fancy crying in front of people that I don't know very well.

So I thought my blog would be an apt place to post what I am thankful for. That way nobody has to witness the mess my face becomes when the water works start.

Of course I am thankful for my husband. I cannot stress enough how much he does for our family. Elise and I are blessed.

I am thankful for Elise. She is, in a word, amazing. And sweet, loving, smart, hilarious, kooky, and just a blast to be around.

I am thankful for his job that gives us medical insurance. Insurance that helps us afford to keep our daughter alive.

I am thankful for medical advancements and all the scientists out there working towards a cure. Thankful that I live in a time where diabetes is not a death sentence.

I am thankful for the roof over my head, food to eat, and a car that gets me where I need to go. And everything else that God has entrusted to me.

It really is a wonderful life.


  1. Happy Thanksgiving my friend! We aren't having our dinner until tomorrow, so I don't feel too bad taking a peek to see what was going on in bloggy world today.

    Why oh Why would you be worried about your upcoming trip? That is just silly. NO WORRIES!!!

  2. Joanne I m thankfull that I met you this year and hope to still be talking to you from columbus ohio this time next yr.

  3. Happy Turkey Day, Joanne! Hope your days is great and your carb counting is spot on!


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