Today, on my birthday, I enter this new year with gratitude and thankfulness. I am so happy to be alive! I am currently home, recovering from a recent, emergency surgery. As a result, I have had no choice but to rest as my body heals. Being still can be very difficult and constraining, however, it is a necessary part of getting better--so here I sit, making the most of this time.
In order to rest, you must be able to trust that things will be handled and that you will be taken care of. Thankfully, Hassan takes our marital vows seriously and has risen to the challenge of serving and caring for me “through sickness and in health!” I realize that I have to actively tell myself to sit/lay down and receive the help as I’m usually the caregiver. It is a struggle, lol. So, I guess it's best to look on the bright side of things...
There are benefits to resting:
I look forward to doing these things over the next couple of weeks and to reading your responses!
New Jersey Native. Proud Haitian-American. UNC-Chapel Hill (First-Generation College) Graduate. Double Tar Heel who obtained a Doctorate from NC State. Educator. Devoted Daughter and Sister. Loving Wife and Mother. Lover of People. Photographer. Poet. Home Chef. Singer. Worshiper. Preacher and Motivational Speaker. Virtuous Woman. I am who I am by the Grace of God.