There have been several new babies, raises, new jobs, new houses, old houses getting new renovations, children learning new things, showers, and all kinds of other little happinesses spilling over this summer. I feel sometimes like I am MORE happy for the happiness of my friends than I am for my own little triumphs. It is just so incredible to see amazing women who work hard, take control of their lives, and do for others constantly, getting the things they want in their lives. Happiness and celebration begets more happiness and celebration and if this summer is any indication... there is a lot of it out there. Mostly, I am so thankful and happy for the following:
- Stace is a mommy. A long overdue, lovely, wonderful mommy. I know she is enjoying every second with Gavin. I cannot wait to meet him.
- Hott cop is going to be just that. OFFICER W is going to be loose on the streets soon. My husband is having handcuff fantasies already. I (probably Lisa too!) am having fantasies about getting out of speeding tickets. I am so incredibly proud of her for sticking it out, busting her butt working out, and most of all for staying positive(ish) and knowing she can do this.
- Steph is MOVING TO CHICAGO. She is giving her dream job a try while her non-dream killing hubby holds down the fort here in T-town. (You rock J!) We are all going to miss her terribly terribly terribly much, but we're secretly excitedly planning how many times we can visit her.
- Jen, you know you'll be added to this list as soon as you hear back about your interview! Bling or not, you rock and you deserve this!
Sometimes it is the little things that mean the most, but lately it has been the big HUGE life changing things that need to be acknowledged.