This blog post contains images and details that some readers might find disturbing.
This has been a hard post for me to write. Partly because I still have trouble sometimes connecting to the experience; to really recognizing that the story I’m about to tell happened to me. And partly because it has felt so big that I want to make sure I do it justice, for myself, and for anyone who connects to what I have to share. Today I want to walk through the story of my heart surgery, the complications, and my recovery.
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I’ve been thinking a lot about my “social media journey”, which I alluded to in my last blog post, and I decided to just sit down and hammer out some thoughts while they are fresh in my mind.
First of all, I want to start off by thanking you – because if you’re reading this right now, then that means that what I’m doing here with this blog, and through social media, is reaching people – for better or for worse! And I truly appreciate each and every person who takes the opportunity to check out my work, either here on the blog, on Instagram, or even on Pinterest.
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They say the first man in every girl’s life is her father, and for me, this was certainly true.
I was blessed with a good father. It’s not just that he provided for our family and created a safe home for me to grow up in where all of my needs were met. Although I’m certainly grateful for those things, because I know they aren’t necessarily a given for every child – it was so much more.
I have one of those “tough love, soft place to land, number one fan, you-can-do-anything, play on the floor, ice cream for breakfast” kind of dads. My dad was truly the most important person in my world, and growing up I could hardly imagine a scenario in which he wouldn’t know exactly what to do. Let’s just be honest, I still have trouble imagining it.
Continue reading “Boston Pizza: Future Prospects”