Wednesday, December 31, 2014

She Especially Loved her Life at Christmas Time

She loved her life when the snow fell in January 
She loved her life when her heart was all over the world in February 
She loved her life when leprechauns were leaping in March 
She loved her life because she was independent 
She loved her life when the Easter Bunny came in April 
She loved her life when the tulips bloomed in May
She loved her life when it was her birthday in June 
She loved her life when the good 'ole U.S. celebrated its independence in July 
She loved her life because she was independent 
She loved her life when she went to Minnesota in August 
She loved her life when the leaves fell in September 
She loved her life when the pumpkins came in October 
She loved her life when she gave thanks in November 
She especially loved her life at Christmas time
She loved rolling through the streets knowing everyone's hearts beat in time
She loved how jolly everyone was 
She loved her family who made Christmas so special 
She loved her life because she celebrated another year of independence in December 

I hope you liked my poem!
 
I skimmed through all my 2014 blog posts and I was so blessed this year. It humbles me and makes me nostalgic. I'm leaving a great year behind and starting a new one. I'm starting 2015 with a really special resolution. Easter Seals has a one mile walk every year and I'm doing it! Last time I walked a mile, I was in my parent’s hands physically and metaphorically. I want to do the same physical challenge ten years later independently. I will be doing it in a walker and with my therapists, Joanne and Tami. They were really excited and supportive. I know when I bring my walker to PT so I can get in and practice, it'll be real and I will call myself crazy. However, it's time to do something crazy. It's the New Year! Bring it on! 

I went to Asheville, North Carolina and Florida this December. I was so grateful to get out of the bitter cold! It's been crazy cold! We went to North Carolina to celebrate my Nana's birthday. We celebrated her birthday in this funky, modern restaurant! She is so cool and was so grateful that we were all there for her. I wouldn't have missed it! The trip to Florida was awesome too!

I can't wait for 2015 and crossing that finish line in May!

Happy New Year, Hannah!
New Years Eve in Key West, Florida. I am with a drag queen with my dad and David totally photo bombing

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