Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Merry Merry & Happy Happy

Christmas 2010 - What a difference 1 year makes! Although the holidays are a mix of many emotions, I'm glad to say I'm much happier than I was last year! So much has changed in 1 year, for the worst yet for the best. What a difference it makes spending Christmas morning with a 3 year old rather than a 2 year old too!! My niece Willa, recently 3, entertained us all on Christmas morning with her enthusiasm and excitement. It was great to have a relaxed holiday with my family. Talking to a friend about Christmas we laughed about every family having their own traditions (sometimes strange!) around the holidays and how it often takes a while to get used to other families traditions. Lucky for me I was able to be with my family on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

As 2010 comes to an end (unbelievably), I am reflecting on all that has happened in the last 365 days. I have become a stronger person overall but I never would have made it without the love and support of my dear friends and family (OK..and champagne and Lady Gaga too). To think 1 year ago I wanted to hideaway and sleep forever seems unreal. There still are the occasional meltdowns, but I suppose that is to be expected. The ups and downs of life are amazing to me. I am looking forward to 2011, a new year and a new life for me.

Happy New Year!

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