Farewell 2009

I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about the past decade. 10 years ago, I was a 15 year old girl. I had no idea who I was. I had no idea if I even wanted children or not and I definitely had no idea who I wanted to be when I grow up. When I started college, I still had no idea who I wanted to be and would often ask my mom,” Can’t you just TELL me what I am supposed to do with my life?!!?” I met John and the crazy thing is, he knows exactly what I need. He had no idea what I should be when I grow up or what kind of person I should/would be, but he has always known what is best for me.
I’ve been thinking a lot about the person I was then and person I am turning into be. I like the new me a LOT better. She isn’t as loud(although, still sort of loud and highly opinionated), is a fierce friend, has found the passion for photography that grows everyday, loves her children more than anything, has a husband who is her rock, has a newfound relationship with her dad that she treasures, her sister is one of her best friends, has married into one of the most fabulous families ever, she isn’t near as crazy as 15 year old me, is re-discovering her love for fashion, and is developing a love for running( who would’ve thought!).
I’m not sure 15 year old me would recognize me now, but who cares? She was slightly crazy anyway.
2009 was a year of discovery for me. Discovering how crazy life is with two small children. How sleep deprived one can actually be. How it’s okay to need an anti-depressant everyday to not be a crazy person. How awesome I feel behind a camera. How right it feels for it to just be me, my iPod and a pair of running shoes.
I’ll miss you 2009, but I have GREAT things planned for 2010.

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Leave a comment to Farewell 2009

  1. "How it's okay to need an anti-depressant everyday to not be a crazy person." Yes! Amen to that, sista!

  2. I'm glad I found your blog in 2009!

  3. I agree!
    I'll even add that it's ok to need an anti-depressent and an ADD stimulant and NOT be crazy. ;>
    I love the new/old you. You're a great bff. I love the woman you've become, although you're still my baby sis!!!
    God's blessings on a fabulous new year! :D

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