Sunday, November 30, 2014

Thank You in my Own Words

Dear Readers, 
I write this in complete humility. I don't know why I am so lucky to have this blog be such a success. It's still unbelievable to me. It's led to great professional successes and that is something that leaves me speechless. 

Believe it or not, I have really bad days. Today, for example, Tiffany's grandmother broke her hips, my new assistant, Tori had her uncle pass away, and Monetta's brother is on a ventilator. I've had a rough month with my assistants. I feel so bad that my assistants are in such pain but you can imagine how many things I cannot do because they cannot come. It changes my entire day!

There are the little things too. For example, my assistant had her phone break and I can't get a hold of her. I finally e-mail her very worried. Her phone is broken. All is well (meaning she isn't in the hospital), and my heart rate is now normal. 

I broke down in front of my roommate. She sees these things unfolding. "I can't win today". She nods her head as I start crying. Let's get us some dinner. 

It's people like my roommate, Caitlin who help me through difficult moments. It's knowing that my darkest moments will always have a shimmer of hope because of my enormous support system. 

With her health, Julie has been able to help not to mention her mother. My friends Tom and Vic will stop their day to come over and help. I've seen humanity at its best and we live in a wonderful world. 

This blog gives me a way to tell my story exactly the way I want it told. That is the greatest gift I could possibly have; to tell the bad, the ugly, and most importantly the amazing in my own words!

So, thank you for listening and reading all year. It makes a difference. 

I love you, 
Hannah! 

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