What I learned about myself in 2010
2) Graduate school isn’t so scary after all.
3) I like sushi.
4) A long-distance friend of mine recently told me that not only can you pray for God to bring people into your life, you can pray for him to remove people from your life. (In a healthy way, not an Ananias-and-Sapphira way.) I’ve been intrigued by this concept lately.
5) When you have a migraine, that whistle sound on the Febreze commercials can make you want to commit violent acts.
6) Even when both your kids are in school all day, there still isn’t enough time in the day.
7) When my dad was diagnosed with cancer a while back, my best friend from preschool, whose husband has survived two types of cancer, called me out of the blue to offer some much-appreciated words of wisdom. And my best friend from elementary school, who lost her own dad to cancer several years ago, sent me a very sweet and thoughtful message. One friend lives in Connecticut, the other in Boston. Friendships are not limited by time or space.
8) My dog has no concept of personal space.
9) I am so over the little Christmas village Chad and I began collecting pieces for years ago and I want to get rid of it.
10) I am a much better student in my late 30s than I was in my late teens/early 20s. Back then, I was just trying to survive. Now I'm trying to succeed. Makes a big difference.
11) The stay-at-home mom of a preschooler stage of my life is over. I did it for ten years. It was great and I have wonderful memories of it. But I'm not pining for more babies. That ship has sailed, hit an iceberg and sunk to the bottom of the ocean.