Thursday, September 30, 2010

Dear 35, you were so good to me.

I am sad, the end of my "special week" (as I call it) is over.  After my stretch off of playing, being a Mom and enjoying the beautiful weather it is difficult for me to return to work tomorrow.  In fact I started out the morning having an internal pity party.  How pathetic is that on my own birthday?  Then I decided to pick myself up and realize how much I have to be thankful for.  I did have a great day and my  BF and the girls worked very hard to make it special.  I woke up to a treat for breakfast from the family, I treated myself to a Mocha, walked to a beautiful park near our house with the girls and then Steve joined us after work.  (We snapped a few pics and had a hilarious attempt at a picture of the 5 of us together...I left off the one of me wiping Gabby's nose with my bare hand!)  Steve  picked up dinner, a fabulous cake from the Pattisserie and then they gave me wonderful presents.  During the day I enjoyed many calls, emails, flowers and gifts from friends and relatives, thank you to all of you.  35 was a great year for me, I ran my 2nd marathon, started to "get the hang of" Mothering 3 children and really started to really feel settled into our home in Minnesota.  I have so much to be thankful for and am excited for 36.  Life has been good to me.   Thank you for all of your love and support.  Love, Gina

PS.  A couple of cute things about the girls and my birthday:
-Tess really thought there was going to be a party, she told me she didn't want to go to school because she didn't want to miss my birthday party.
-At school during drop off and pick up she told everyone she saw that it was my birthday.
-When she got home she asked, "After my nap do we need to get ready for all of the people to come?"
-Both Syd and Tess helped Steve with the shopping and celebration planning, very cute.


Julie said...

Happy Birthday Gina!!! Miss you! Love, Julie & Dave

Nicki said...

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